Human Resources

Senior People Partner

Job Title: Senior People Partner
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
REF: 127115
Contact Details: Kris Attewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago
  • Key strategic advisor to senior leaders
  • Permanent opportunity
  • Auckland CBD

Outstanding opportunity for a senior level People Partner to join a professional services organisation in the Auckland CBD, excellent salary, bonus and benefits.
Your role
The primary purpose of this position to support the Lead People Partner in the execution of global and regional people strategies, for New Zealand. This is an enabling role for the execution of the strategic people plan with the goal of helping to create a consistent colleague experience across the region. 

Your responsibilities
Stakeholder Management 
  • Develop trusted relationships with leaders and colleagues across your area of responsibility.
  • Create a cohesive and effective partnership with aligned People functional leaders and centre of excellence (COE) teams to ensure excellent service delivery for colleagues.
  • Balance best practice with commercial acumen to provide guidance and support to the business on strategic people/talent-related matters.
  • Maintain awareness of the talent pipeline for key roles and support culture change and engagement initiatives.
  • Contribute toward the development and subsequent delivery of the regional strategic plan as a component of the overall New Zealand business plan.
  • Translate the regional strategic business plan into measured branch deliverables and communicate accordingly.
  • Act as a key advisor to senior leaders and their respective teams.
  • Partner to maintain an effective and proficient organisational design, constantly innovating in line with local market changes (talent supply, client expectations and & regulatory requirements).

Project Management 
  • Develop a broad understanding of all People solutions and responsible for execution of people initiatives aligned with the business, including, but not strictly limited to:
  • Leadership capabilities development
  • Performance & Reward Management
  • Talent Review / Retention & Strategic Resource planning
  • Engagement Analysis and Planning
  • Large scale organisation transformation & M&A integration activities
  • Champion Inclusion & Diversity agenda
  • Colleague Wellness
  • Accountable for supporting/delivering organisation transformation initiatives

Collaborate With Centres of Excellence
  • Act as a champion for the comprehensive suite of people solutions and collaborate with key points of contact within COEs to define requirements & provide feedback.
  • Support the delivery of talent, culture, change and leadership development programs.
  • Participate in senior leadership/executive level role recruiting for the region comprising key regional and/or country leadership roles.
  • Provide feedback about effectiveness of policies, programs, and processes.

Collaborate With People Operations & Service Delivery 
  • Partnering with Service Delivery team to deliver appropriate business outcomes.
  • Act as a champion to advocate consistent operational efficiency.
  • Act in partnership for more complex ER issues and/or lead investigations on a situational basis
Come and join an organisation where you can contribute to significant cultural and leadership uplift, where you can contribute to growth and make a difference.

For a confidential discussion contact Kris Attewell @ Beyond Recruitment HR 021 435712 or email