Human Resource Coordinator

University of Waikato

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 Human Resource Coordinator

Te Wāhanga Whakahaere Pūmanawa Tangata

Human Resource Management

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

We are a friendly and supportive team who deliver high quality HR services across the University, covering the wide spectrum of human resource business needs and all other processes that support the employee lifecycle.

We work proactively with senior leaders to develop integrated solutions for employee and organisational needs to align with policy and strategy. We provide advice and guidance to empower leaders to execute the people aspect of their business plans.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

A member of our support team has been assigned to an HRIS enhancement project and we need someone to step into cover most of their job, in a fixed term capacity.

This role is responsible for providing efficient, accurate and timely administration support to HR portfolios and processes. Also, in this position you will establish and maintain quality working relationships within the HR team in order to support HR administration and the quality of information held in HR systems and employee files. This role has oversight of end-to-end recruitment administrative processes and procedures.

Please note: The University has decided that, from 14 February 2022, all staff working on or entering any of its campuses or sites must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination before 14 February for this role.

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

The successful person for this role will need:

  • to enjoy a busy strong team focussed working environment and thrive on strong attention to detail.
  • to have NCEA Level 3, including a good standard of English.
  • a good working knowledge of an HR function and ideally knowledge of a large HR/Payroll system.
  • high level ICT skills and the ability to apply information and communication technologies to achieve desired results.
  • knowledge of financial management processes and online systems.

Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato The University of Waikato is committed to our Māori and Pacific communities and an understanding of the culture is essential.

We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply. We would greatly value seeing applicants from our Māori and Pacific communities.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

Our University provides an attractive work environment, with many facilities available on campus, generous leave provisions and flexible working opportunities.

The salary range for this position will be dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Hanlie DuPlessis, Director, Human Resources and Employment Relations, email:

This position is fixed-term until December 2022.

Closing Date: 21 January 2022

Vacancy Number: 420004

For further information and to apply online, please click here.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Monique Cooper, Human Resource Administration Manager, email:

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