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HR Business Partner - KPMG


KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is one of the world's leading professional services organisations. We provide audit, tax, and advisory services to individuals, SMEs, multi-nationals and government agencies. KPMG New Zealand has a growing reputation amongst KPMG member firms globally for values-driven behaviour, and strong staff engagement anchored in a clearly articulated vision for the firm of "fuelling NZ's prosperity."

In order to deliver on this vision the firm must attract, develop and retain the very best people, and create a workplace environment in which all are able to flourish.  To help us to achieve this, we are looking for a talented and highly motivated HR business partner to join our People, Performance and Culture (PPC) team. The HR business partner has a vital role to play in working directly with the business to build better business leaders and enable a world-class people experience.


The opportunity:

  • Reporting into the HR Advisory Team Lead, this role will provide a high level of service, advice, guidance and coaching to a group of diverse stakeholders across the business. We are looking for someone who can develop strong relationships across all levels of complex business units as well as within the People, Performance and Culture (PPC) team, and be a trusted advisor and influencer to our managers and partners.

Day to day you will:

  • Provide a high level of service, advice, guidance and coaching to managers and partners on people related matters including employment relations, performance, talent, remuneration and change management
  • Develop and improve HR policies, procedures and processes
  • Participate in and lead firm-wide PPC strategic initiatives and projects across areas like data and analytics, safety and wellbeing, inclusion and diversity, technology, and quality and risk
  • Work closely with our Talent & Mobility and Learning & Development teams
  • Challenge the status quo and inspire others to continuously improve
  • Provide leadership and facilitate problem solving within and across the PPC team
  • Mentor junior members of the PPC team
  • Deliver/provide a world-class people experience

What you'll bring to our team:

  • A sound generalist HR background with a minimum 3 years' experience, and a working knowledge of HR practices and employment legislation
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in HR or similar
  • The ability to quickly establish, build and maintain strong working relationships
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to effectively interact with leaders
  • Flexibility and judgement to adapt your approach to suit a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • An inclusive and collaborative manner

To Apply:

Application closes: 10 July 2022