Are you an experienced HR Manager ready for your next challenge?
Do you have an affinity for the agri-sector and want to further develop your skills?
Drive your career and this exceptional organisation forward in this exciting role.
About the company
Ravensdown is a consumer cooperative driven by the needs of its farming shareholders, the land users of New Zealand. Our purpose is to enable smarter farming for a better New Zealand - Ka pukekotia a Rongomatane, ka poho kereru a Aotearoa. Our products, expertise and technology help farmers reduce environmental impacts and optimise value from the land. When it comes to growing the prosperity of New Zealand, stronger rural communities and a progressive, environmentally considerate agri-sector, Ravensdown is part of the solution.
With the strategic aspiration to deliver an employee and customer experience second to none and a goal of being one of the top five employers of choice in New Zealand; Ravensdown needs an experienced, talented and driven HR Manager and people leader capable of operating at a strategic level to join the Culture and People team. Is this you?
About the opportunity
Reporting to the General Manager, Culture and People, the HR Manager leads a team of seven HR and payroll professionals and takes accountability for facilitating an environment where smart, passionate people can thrive and be successful.
In doing this, the HR Manager will:
Lead a diverse and experienced team of advisors, analysts and payroll specialists; ensuring all team members are engaged, supported and achieving their individual and team goals;
Model our values and lead a culture focused on safety in all facets of delivery;
Contribute as a high performing member of the People and Culture Team; supporting overall planning and execution of operational HR initiatives as well as strategic organisation development initiatives;
Lead the delivery of first-class human resources solutions, services and systems to the business including the delivery of:
Workforce planning and succession initiatives and programmes;
Talent acquisition and recruitment processes and systems;
Employment and Industrial Relations services;
Remuneration and benefits programmes.
Actively manage, coach and support internal customers and stakeholders through the development of strong and effective working relationships.
This role needs a senior HR professional who is a role model for positive leadership and who embraces the culture and strategic objectives of the organisation while leading and driving performance. Sound like you?
To be successful in this role, you will hold a relevant tertiary qualification and would have developed your significant capability through generalist and operational human resources roles. You will ideally have exposure to the agri-sector however your understanding of HR operations and working with senior leaders in a commercial context is of higher importance.
Engaging with Unions and experience managing industrial and employment relations is a pre-requisite and your proven skill in best practice remuneration methodologies, recruitment, performance and capability development, data, people metrics and systems will set you apart. A confident and experienced people leader, you will have a proactive style that sees you easily engage with your team and internal customers. A truly down to earth approach, you will be a genuine “Good Sort”: you are genuine, honest and always do what you say you will.
Are you ready to take on this exciting role? If so, we want to hear from you.
How to apply
To discover more about Ravensdown, visit www.ravensdown.co.nz
For a confidential discussion about the role; contact Nicola Cull on 021 686 082 or by email to ********** or Sarcha Every on 021 245 2225 or by e**********
Applications close: 26 September 2019
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