Organisation Development Manager - Ravensdown

Reference Number: 376615aa

Location: Canterbury/Christchurch

  • New Christchurch Based Role
  • Rare Senior Specialist Opportunity
  • Achieve the Goal of Top Five Best Employers

Established in 1977, Ravensdown are a highly regarded, 100% farmer-owned co-operative.  Ravensdown attracts and supports over 700 staff to deliver on its mission – to enable smarter farming for a better New Zealand - Ka pūkekotia a Rongomātāne, ka poho kererū a Aotearoa.  A top-class employer offering more than your average company, Ravensdown provides their people with all they need to positively thrive.  If you’re keen to grow your career, there’s no better place to nourish it than at Ravensdown.

With clear vision and values, a strong reputation, excellent staff engagement and robust financial performance, Ravensdown truly walks the talk when it comes to making a meaningful contribution to NZ’s prosperity. Reporting to the General Manager Culture and People, this newly created senior specialist role will work with the organisation and its leaders to design employee experiences that engage people at every stage of their employment life-cycle.  With the goal to be in the top five best employers, this role will utilise a best-practice and user-centred approach to the design, development and implementation of organisation development initiatives.

The successful candidate will be a thought leader who is passionate about positive leadership and building a culture where people want to come to work every day and give their best. Applicants will have a relevant tertiary qualification, with combined experience in HR and OD of at least seven years and have worked at a senior level as part of a large organisation. You will understand conceptual theory and how to apply it practically, possessing a track record of developing and facilitating projects and workshops, creating buy-in and building engagement. As such the role requires sophisticated influencing, coaching, collaboration, change leadership and relationship management skills together with high levels of initiative, innovation and drive. 

This represents an exceptional opportunity for a ‘down to earth’ and practical professional to develop and lead an enduring organisational culture, ensuring every employee has an experience of Ravensdown and its people-practices that is second to none.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

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For more information please phone Louise Green on +64 3 353 4367

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