Alpine Energy

People & Culture Manager - Alpine Energy

Alpine Energy

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Applications Close - End of Day: 10-11-2019


New Zealand

Work type:

Timaru Based New Leadership Role.

Foster a Culture of High Performance and Accountability.

Develop & Implement Proactive and Engaging People Strategies.



Based in Timaru and employing approx. 80 staff, Alpine Energy manages South Canterbury’s electricity distribution network (connecting over 31,000 customers) as well as operating a fibre optic communications network.  The company is owned by the South Canterbury community and as such, all profits go back into the community by way of dividends and local sponsorship.  The Alpine Energy Group also consists of subsidiary companies, NETcon (an electrical contracting company), and Infratec (delivering renewable technology projects in New Zealand and overseas) in addition to complimentary investments in metering and technology companies - On Metering and SmartCo.


Reporting to the CFO, the new People & Culture Manager will lead a team of 3 with responsibility for the development and implementation of a wide variety of engaging people strategies, proactively supporting current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of Alpine’s human capital. This is a true transformational HR Generalist role, covering all areas of the People and Culture/HR spectrum including; organisational health and culture; talent management, attraction, development and retention; OD and leadership development; employee engagement and wellbeing, along with HR compliance, ER/IR and business advisory responsibilities.  


Ideally tertiary qualified, applicants will possess an extensive generalist HR management background and proven experience of delivering organisational benefit from a strategic and practical HR perspective. The ability to provide sound operational HR advice, coaching and assistance to the ELT, Alpine’s managers and their teams is essential in order to help lead transformational change and foster a culture of high performance and accountability. As such, the role requires sophisticated leadership, communication and relationship management skills, high levels of drive and initiative and an outcome focused approach.

This is an exciting new senior role, in an enviable lifestyle location with great schools, affordable house prices, little traffic and close proximity to the region’s outstanding beaches, ski-fields and lakes.

To apply in strict confidence now, click ‘Apply for this job’ or email your cover letter and CV to quoting 806582kea.  Applications close on 10th November 2019.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

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For more information please phone Nick Gee on +64 3 353 4354.


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