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Senior People & Performance Advisor - ConneXu


ConneXu is a highly reputable ‘for purpose’ organisation based in the Waikato/King Country and Bay of Plenty whose purpose is to work in partnership with people with intellectual disabilities, head injuries and physical disabilities, to empower them to live their life their way. We are committed to partnering with people to become active members of their community and we believe it is through this inclusiveness that our community will be strengthened. 

Reporting to the Group Manager – People, Performance and Organisational Development, this is a new role to the organisation and therefore a real opportunity to make your mark.  Based in our Te Awamutu or Tauranga office, you will be tasked with growing and nurturing a strong, vibrant, and supportive culture where best practice people management is in place, so that everyone can thrive.
The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Providing operational advice to leaders from an HR perspective including recruitment, remuneration, development, leadership, employment relations, performance improvement and management.
  • Ensuring all HR related documentation and best practice guidelines are current and meet legislative requirements relevant to the organisation
  • Supporting and prompting leaders with performance reviews and learning and development plans as well as ensuring coaching and feedback is completed relevant to each role.
  • Work collaboratively with the People and Performance Assistant Advisor to achieve excellent HR outcomes, including recruitment and onboarding.

You will hold a bachelors degree in human resource management and have at least 3 to 5 years’ experience working in a people and performance role.  Critically you will have solid generalist HR/ER experience and be able to drive implementation and change. You will be used to supporting across the full employee lifecycle and have a particular strength in employment relations. You will be a relationship builder and someone who is positively focused on making the HR function a crucial value-added part of the organisation.

You will be someone who can adapt to different cultures and environments, with the ability to influence others and embed new policies, procedure, and systems. You will be able to think laterally and provide creative and alternative options to enable the organisation to meet its strategic goals.  You will be an influencer, someone who is supportive but also is capable of driving change in performance across the organisation.  Someone who enjoys working in growth environments, you will be adept at working with people from different backgrounds.

The ideal candidate may have previous experience working in the disability support sector or a 'for purpose’ organisation however this is not essential. To apply please click on the link below. We will not be taking applications by phone or email.

Please note applications for this role close at 5.00pm on 21 July 2022, however we will be reviewing and interviewing candidates as they are received. Therefore, if the right candidate is sourced before this date the role may close earlier.

Due to the nature of the work, we also have strict regulations as we are unable to consider applications for certain criminal convictions, and you will also be required to complete pre-employment and random drug / alcohol test, and ACC checks. 

If this is the next exciting step in your career, apply with us NOW! We can’t wait to hear from you.