HR Operations Manager

Job Title: HR Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Contact Email:
Job Published: 22 days ago
  • Flexible and agile environment that puts people first
  • Bring together a talented group of HR professionals
  • Make a meaningful contribution to the wellbeing of New Zealanders

This is a fantastic opportunity to bring together an exceptional team who enjoy working in a model of high trust, flexibility and collaboration.

Reporting to the General Manager - People Culture Safety Property, this newly created role will bring together a highly talented and engaged group of professionals who can’t wait to have a fantastic new leader on board to guide them as they work together and provide seamless HR advice, support and services across Worksafe.

An exciting journey is already underway, as new technology is being implemented to enable the team, and wider business, to be more effective and have valuable and trusted information more readily available. As an exceptional leader, innovator, and strategic thinking individual you will bring together this diverse team and empower them to work in a united way to supports Worksafe to deliver our vision - that everyone who goes to work in NZ comes home healthy and safe.

As the Manager HR Operations, you will provide strong leadership (and be exemplar in demonstrating WorkSafe’s values) across the team’s HR functions which include:

  • Recruitment and Contractor support
  • HR Advice – including performance, development, engagement
  • Employment Relations
  • Remuneration
  • Payroll
  • HR analytics and reporting
  • Compliance processes (including Conflict of Interest registration and Employee Delegations

Come and join our amazing team of high performing professionals and help us to be the greatest HR team that we aspire to be!

About WorkSafe:

WorkSafe New Zealand, Mahi Haumaru Aotearoa, is the primary workplace health and safety regulator – our vision is that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe. Our people are passionate about our vision and embrace and demonstrate our WorkSafe Values - Ngā Mātāpono:

  • Whakakotahi – we’re united in a strong purpose
  • Kōrero mai – we engage meaningfully
  • Tiakina mai - we’re entrusted with a duty of care

WorkSafe offer a range of benefits including free life, trauma and income protection insurances, discounts on health insurance and eye care, four weeks annual leave plus three days WorkSafe leave, and learning and professional development opportunities. We operate on a flexible by default basis, allowing you and your manager to create a flexible work experience that supports you and the business to succeed.

There are a range of networks you can become part of, such as our Te Rōpū Atuapiko Rainbow Network, WorkSafe Wahine Women's Network and our Kapa Haka group.

How to apply:

Click the apply link, and submit a copy of your CV and cover letter or visit the vacancy at

For further information please contact

Applications close at 10am on Monday 20 September 2021.

REF # 112241