Skip to main content

People & Performance Business Partner – Fiordland/Rakiura - RealNZ


 At RealNZ we're committed to creating an environment that brings out the best in our people; we're developing a culture that people aspire to be part of and one which enhances and builds the skills and capability of our people, ensuring our guests have the best possible experience every time.

To bring this to life we're transforming our organisation and the employment proposition. We're looking for an out of the box thinker, who is serious about reimagining a new 'WoW' and has the skills and innovation to think differently and bring this to life. An experienced and strategic HR Lead, with a natural curiosity to understand the 'why,' you'll bring new ideas, significant HR experience and a calm and pragmatic approach to any situation big or small. You'll be someone who likes to have fun, have a great sense of humour and build relationships easily and quickly.

You'll be working in our tourism business which operates in a number of extraordinarily beautiful locations with passionate and enthusiastic people committed to delivering an outstanding guest experience every time. In this role you'll be on the road a lot, building networks and working alongside our people to understand what's important and how we can continue to deliver an amazing employment experience.

This is a fixed term role based in either Te Anau or Queenstown. 

To succeed in this role you'll need a broad set of skills and experience. We're looking for someone who has significant experience as a strategic business partner in an HR environment. You'll come with proven knowledge and expertise in HR practice and process, be a seasoned coach with facilitation skills and knowledge in developing and leading L&D initiatives. You will also have a deep level of understanding of employee relations matters and experience in change management processes essential. It's essential that you hold a tertiary/degree qualification in an HR related discipline or equivalent experience.

In return we offer a competitive remuneration package and access to discounts and benefits across the wider RealNZ group (includes Cardona Alpine Resort, Treble Cone and the International Antarctic Centre). This includes the opportunity to experience to try our products for free with your family and friends. 

If you're looking for a support-based role that will see you partnering with our business across Fiordland and Southland we'd love to hear from you! Please see attached PD for more information about the role, or if you would like to discuss this further, please contact the People and Performance team at [email protected]

All applicants must have the right to work in NZ.

Who are we?

We are real people in real places delivering real experiences.

Enabled by tourism, our vision is to be a leading conservation business. We are committed to the future of sustainable tourism while honouring our past. Our guest centric attitude is fuelled by our promise to deliver Aotearoa's most unforgettable experiences.

Here at RealNZ we encourage people to be themselves, respect the environments we operate in and respect each other. We are committed to empowering people, so they can have a voice, be heard and be present.

Our people and our experiences stretch across our most remote islands and fiords to our snow-capped maunga; we are a diverse group of people, and our passion to share incredible environments and experiences with guests drives us every day. Join us on our mission to conserve nature, share our history and culture and have fun every step of the way.

 For full details and to apply, visit,30912

Employment Type:  Fixed-term Full-time

Capability Level:  Designs

Domains of Knowledge: Policy and Process Design, Attraction, Recruitment and Selection, Employment Relations, Change Management, Remuneration and Rewards, Learning and Development, Employee Engagement and Experience, Workforce Planning

This employer recognises the value of Professional Accreditation with HRNZ. 

Find out more about Professional Accreditation and The Path - the Capability Framework for HR Professionals