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Human Resources Manager

NZ Police
Job Category:
Human resources, recruitment & training
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Human Resources Manager

Police National Headquarters


Salary Range: $119,085.00 - $161,115.00

Permanent, Fulltime

Job Requisition ID 10966


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Human Resources Manager to join our organisation and manage the operational running of the Advisory function, based at Police National Headquarters in Thorndon, Wellington. Responsible for managing an Advisory team of 9 and overseeing the successful delivery of HR services to a portfolio of over 3,500 employees, this interactive role will see you working in a fast paced, dynamic environment, where your ability to risk assess and align resources to priorities will be critical. You will need to be able to support the Advisory function to provide pragmatic solutions to the business and embed a culture of accountability and service delivery. The team you would be managing is responsible for connecting with key stakeholders, including managers and leaders with the objective of delivering end to end People related services.


Our function has embarked on an exciting journey to transform the advisory function to that of a true business partner model where we as professionals are working  at the right level in the business, purposeful in all that we do and impactful in our actions. You will be someone who is resilient and has the grit to drive, and be part of an evolving function whilst building strong networks, keeping a team focus and delivering impactful outcomes. 


Our key focuses are around developing both a strong company culture and highly engaged employees, in order to build and maintain our value driven practices. HR is an ever-changing industry and we are committed to training an adaptive and pro-active HR team in order to capably steer our organisation into the future, and achieve 'Being our best - Eke Panuku'.


Skills and Experience:

This is an extremely dynamic and challenging position, and the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A successful track record working as an HR specialist within a complex operational environment, including managing risks and issues.
  • Experience in developing and delivering on people centred work plans and processes to achieve business objectives.
  • A track record of developing and implementing work practices within a team, based on accountability and service delivery.
  • Experience managing and developing a high performing team, and
  • Ability to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders to identify needs and opportunities.



Core Competencies - Level 3 Manager/Leader

  • Solve
  • Deliver
  • Communicate


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.



Additional Information:

  • Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand or Australia to apply for this position.
  • Applicants must satisfactory meet the Police vetting & reference check requirements.
  • Salary range will vary depending on personal experience and skill sets.



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IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Lauren Gennills on prior to the closing date.


Applications close at 5pm, Friday 30th August 2019.

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