Human Resources Advisor Southern

Reference Number: 703373aa

Location: Invercargill/Southland

  • Invercargill located
  • Potential to be a senior role
  • Hands-on busy operational role

Our client is a large New Zealand owned co-operative with 4500 staff and products in 65 countries around the world. Their committed farmer shareholders are at the heart of everything they do. This role will provide you with an unrivalled opportunity to support and deliver on that vision, transforming the way they do things to build an even stronger co-operative by maximising operational efficiency and capturing more market value. To do this they need you to help us to build great people capability. 

Reporting to the Regional HR Manager Southern and a member of the wider Group People & Safety Team, you will work closely with leadership teams at different locations providing operational HR support and advice to supervisors and managers in the southern region. This varied and operational role will be involved in everything HR from recruitment, coaching, training and development, performance management and all aspects of employee and industrial relations. You will have the opportunity to contribute to and support the delivery of the company-wide HR Strategy and a best practice HR function driving performance improvement and operational success.


We seek an experienced HR Advisor who is a strong team player, resilient, with a 'can-do' attitude and who is on their way up in their career. Ideally you will have at least two years HR Advisory experience and a relevant qualification, although for the right person this could be a more senior level role. An ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels of the organisation, strong communication skills (both written and verbal), proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and excellent administration skills are essential for this full-time permanent role. Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced operational environment and have outstanding organisational skills that enable them to prioritise and work autonomously. Experience in an industrial or manufacturing related sector could be advantageous.


This varied role offers the opportunity to grow your HR career, with future promotion and development opportunities and flexible working days/hours that could be considered for the right candidate. This key role represents an exciting opportunity to help facilitate the strategic change and growth required for one of New Zealand’s largest companies.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV.  Applications close on 24 March 2019. 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 or Rachel Brown on +64 3 353 4350. 

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