People & Culture Business Partner | Hoa Pakihi - Tāngata me te Ahurea

Wintec (Waikato Institute of Technology)

  • Permanent
  • Waikato

Apply your professional experience and leadership to People and Culture (ER/HRM) role and help shape the future for the next generation.  We are interested in hearing from individuals with a strong desire to support work towards equitable outcomes, enabling diversity and inclusion through learning that also strengthens outcomes for Māori and Te Tiriti partnerships.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that enjoy a good laugh, a lot of character, and promote being our authentic selves at work. That said we work exceptionally hard between the chuckles - but continuously gain positivity and energy from each other. This is your opportunity to join an empowering and high-trust team culture in an organisation that aspires to lead the change in tertiary education and model modern working practices. 

Our award-winning team have been recognised for HRM innovation and best practice and are committed to developing partnerships based on trust and integrity. Our goal is to continuously improve HRM in Aotearoa, foster collaboration and fairness as we work to strengthen the ability to recruit and retain high quality people and develop a culture that encourages and supports people to reach their full potential through building high-performing, diverse, inclusive and equitable workforce. 

Our values are the forefront in how we work, Whakamana i te tangata - Valuing others, caring for those around us, respecting our differences, Mahi tahi - Working together, my strength is not as an individual, but as a collective, Manaaki tangata - Customer focus, goodwill towards others is a precious treasure. 

We are interested in hearing from people with a strong desire to support HRM and ER work towards equitable outcomes.  Your well-developed understanding of principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, understanding of tikanga Māori and confidence navigating Te Ao Māori and their application in the work environment is valuable. 

About the role

Are you driven to promote diversity, equity and inclusion to ensure equity and inclusivity is embedded into the employee experience and improves overall organisational performance?

Do you embrace opportunities to stretch your cultural development through proactive participation in cultural activities to deepen knowledge, skills, and abilities, particularly around tikanga and use of te reo Māori? 

Can you support the resolutions of culturally complex challenges, bringing together culturally appropriate solutions, with an understanding of the kaupapa and direction of the organisation?

As a People and Culture Business Partner you will be assigned your own business portfolio where you will build relationships with leaders/managers and become a valued member of their leadership team. You will use your influence and coaching abilities to work with leaders, kaimahi, external stakeholders and Te Tiriti partners to improve outcomes and to deliver on our objectives of partnership and equity. We have a close support network and swap advice, guidance and experience to continuously grow each other as a team.

You will be able to demonstrate the following capabilities and experience; leadership, coaching, generalist HRM, employment legislation and relations [SH1] activities and processes, culture change within both team and organisational contexts -and exceptional stakeholder partnership with the ability to communicate across all levels of the business. You’ll be able to share examples of complex ER matters and how you have partnered to reach outcomes.

You will partner with your business leaders to get the best out of their teams, through coaching, development or performance enhancement to achieve our strategic goals will be your true measure of success. You will need personal qualities to work through adversity and demonstrate resilience to work through the challenges that come with taking people on the journey of change.

Our team works to stay abreast of the fast-changing world of technology and industry practice. For an energetic self-starter looking for a fast-paced working environment, Wintec is the place to be.  

Working at Wintec

In return for your expertise and energy, we offer a flexible working environment where people respect each other and work together, take responsibility, and focus on quality in everything they do. So, if you have what it takes to be part of our Wintec whanau then apply now! Old-fashioned 'personnel' thinkers need not apply.

Wintec can offer you:

  • Flexible working practices
  • Professional development leave
  • Wellness programmes and initiatives, including: wellness days, employee assistance programme (EAP), and onsite health services
  • Remuneration packages that allow you to purchase additional holiday leave
  • Access to services, including: restaurant dining at Windows, health and beauty services at Urban Spa, veterinary care services at Pets @ Wintec; and state-of-the-art sport testing, clinical testing and consulting services at the Waikato Human Performance Hub
  • As part of the wider Te Pūkenga network, you will have access to free TEC funded course papers
  • Access to Wintec’s extensive library
  • Discounted rates with affiliated Opticians, first aid courses, gyms, health insurance, Hamilton & Waikato bus travel, and much more!

Lead change, shape the world at Wintec – apply now and be a part of something bigger

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