People & Organisation Business Partner (Parental Leave cover)

People & Organisation Business Partner (Parental Leave cover)

Auckland War Memorial Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.

Auckland War Memorial Museum: Connecting through sharing stories of people, lands and seas 

Auckland Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation at the heart of Auckland's identity, committed to developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition, events and educational programmes. We are Auckland's home of commemoration as well as the country's oldest research institution and a major tourist destination.

The People and Organisation team at Auckland Museum has an opportunity for a motivated and experienced People and Organisation Business Partner to join the team on a 12-month fixed term parental leave cover. You will come with a strong generalist human resources background to deliver comprehensive business partnership to the Museum's line managers in the following areas: 

  • Providing expert advice to Museum employees and stakeholders aligned with the Museum's strategic goals, values and policies;
  • Employment relations including participation in areas such as; collective bargaining processes, support to managers in managing employment issues, workforce planning and functional analysis;
  • Facilitation of presentations and workshops;
  • Implementation of a training learning and development programme;
  • Managing or assisting with special projects;
  • Managing recruitment and selection;
  • Administrative and policy support to assist with the review, development and implementation of effective People Management systems and processes.

To be successful in this role you will have exceptional customer service and influencing skills, strong technical HR/Legislation knowledge, 3-4 years of HR experience and a genuine commitment to excellence. As a vital member of the People and Organisation team, you will need to be a flexible and enthusiastic team player, be able to respond to conflicting demands, prioritise work and meet deadlines. An exceptional communicator, you will establish strong working relationships with a diverse range of colleagues and co-ordinate with the workload of others. Your strong knowledge of NZ employment legislation, coupled with a relevant tertiary qualification will equip you to demonstrate professionalism, expertise and sound judgement. 

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Auckland Museum offers a rich and fulfilling work life where we embrace diversity and nurture our bicultural capability as demonstrated in our Teu le Vā and He Korahi Māori strategies. We also offer a range of great benefits such as flexible work and leave and an award-winning wellbeing programme.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fabulous New Zealand organisation committed to telling our national and Auckland stories, reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific.

He Oranga Tangata ka ao   

Enriching lives: Inspiring discoveries

More information here

Closing date: 
Sunday, 21 July 2019 - 5:00pm