Otago Poyltechnic

Director: People and Culture

Otago Poyltechnic

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 27-08-2017


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Rare Dunedin based Senior HR Role
  • Strengthen culture through self-leading teams
  • Lead and develop a newly formed People and Culture team

Otago Polytechnic is recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary providers and is acknowledged as being a research-active Polytechnic with a strong values-based culture of innovation and customer service.  The newly developed ‘Fit for Future’ strategy heralds a change in leadership and organisational structure.  A high performing Executive Leadership Team leads the sharp focus on key strategic imperatives, supported by Directors who have operational responsibility for newly aligned services and initiatives.

For a passionate, senior Human Resources generalist – opportunities in Dunedin don’t get much better than this!  Reporting directly to the Deputy Chief Executive: People, Performance and Development, the focus of this role will be on strengthened performance and staff capability through self-leading teams and embedding sustainability practice across the organisation.  You will also lead key projects to achieve strategic goals.    This role will provide motivational leadership, coaching and support to the newly formed People & Culture team and foster a proactive business partner focused approach.

Applicants will be tertiary qualified with excellent knowledge of NZ employment legislation and a proven track record of delivery as a senior HR/OD leader, preferably gained within a tertiary education setting.  You will be comfortable in a consultative environment, have an innovative approach, along with a ‘coaching’ leadership style and strong experience leading cultural change.

This is an excellent opportunity for a senior HR practitioner with a demonstrated ability to step outside the ‘pure HR professional’ label and contribute at both an operational and strategic level.

To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV to cvchc@sheffield.co.nz quoting 648122ke. Applications close on 27 August 2017. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

To view a position description please visit the Job Search page a twww.sheffield.co.nz

For more information please phone Nick Gee on 03 353 4354 (DDI)

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