HR Business Partner

Hamilton City Council’s People Safety and Wellness Unit has an opportunity for an influential and experienced HR Business Partner to join the team.

Reporting to the HR Business Support Lead, you will join an experienced and well-respected team of HR professionals who partner with the Council’s wide range of business units to provide effective advice and support.

Your HR experience will enable you to effectively contribute in the development and implementation of strategic and operational people initiatives and ensure alignment to the Council’s strategies.

We are looking for someone who is customer-focussed, collaborative and enjoys getting things done, while at the same time adding value to the managers you partner with. Your HR philosophy will be complemented by your ability to operate in a political environment, and manage complex HR and people-related tasks.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor-level qualification in human resources, business management, organisational psychology or equivalent
  • Three or more years of experience in a similar HR Business Partner or Senior HR Advisor position
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of employment-related and Health and Safety legislation
  • Exceptional people skills, with the ability to partner, coach and advise managers
  • Resilience, with a sense of humour.

This is your chance to join a significant Hamilton-based organisation where you can add value every day.

The 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 building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online 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 and drug assessments, and Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: BIAP957244

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Sunday, 24 February 2019