Business Partner – Organisational Development

Our organisation is going through a period of exciting change, and we need a proven Organisational Development professional to help us reshape how we work.

This is a new role within Hamilton City Council’s People, Safety and Wellness team.  Working with the Organisational Development Lead, you will play a key part in continuing our development as a high-performance organisation which meets the needs of our growing city.

Our Chief Executive and his executive management team have embraced a programme of change that is being embedded across our organisation – and this role is vital to supporting the transformation they’re leading.

You’ll work in partnership with key stakeholders across the Council to design, develop and implement frameworks and programmes to build capability and enhance our culture.  We need a skilled and technically savvy operator who can research the organisational development strategies at hand, and implement them in the most effective way. Employee engagement will be an important part of this job, and you’ll be responsible for leveraging technology to easily collect, understand and act on the feedback of our people. 

Working closely with our unit managers and team leaders, you’ll be paying close attention to our leadership and management development.  You will work with the OD Lead to enhance and deliver leadership programmes and initiatives to get the best out of our people. 

We need a proactive, responsive and forward thinking “people person” who will take pride in helping us be the best we can be.

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving the wellbeing of Hamiltonians. 

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply via our careers center today

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.


Permanent - Full Time

Job no: JHAP957505

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Thursday, 24 October 2019