First listed on: 17 September 2019

  • Hands-on Regional Role
  • HR Business Partner Focus
  • Invercargill, New Zealand Based


Alliance Group Limited is one of New Zealand’s largest organisations, with over 5000 employees across NZ, London and Singapore and with an annual turnover of $1.7b.  They are proudly 100% kiwi owned, and a global leader in procuring, processing and exporting some of the world’s finest premium red meat products all over the world.  As New Zealand’s only 100% farmer owned red meat co-operative, their committed farmer shareholders are at the heart of everything they do. This role will provide you with an unrivalled opportunity to support and deliver on that vision.


Reporting to the Regional HR Manager Southern and a member of the wider Group People & Safety Team, you will work closely with leadership teams at two different Plants providing operational HR support and advice to managers and supervisors in the southern region with the opportunity to take on a leadership role at the Mataura Plant and make it ‘your own’. This varied and busy operational role will be involved in everything HR from recruitment, coaching, training and development, performance management and all aspects of employee and industrial relations. You will have the opportunity to contribute to and support the delivery of the company-wide HR Strategy, driving performance improvement and operational success.


We seek an experienced HR professional who is a strong team player, resilient, has a 'can-do' attitude and who is on their way up in their career. An ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels of the organisation, strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and proficiency with Information Technology applications are essential for this full-time permanent role. Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced operational environment, enjoy coaching people managers and have outstanding organisational skills that enable them to prioritise and work autonomously. Ideally you will have at least two years HR Advisory experience and a relevant qualification.  Some experience in an industrial or manufacturing related sector could be advantageous.


This varied role offers competitive remuneration and the opportunity to grow your HR career with future promotion and development opportunities.  Flexible working days/hours could also be considered for the right candidate. It offers variety in location between the Lorneville and Mataura plants as well as head office in the Invercargill CBD, representing an exciting opportunity to help facilitate the strategic change and growth required for one of New Zealand’s largest companies.


Invercargill’s reputation for being family-friendly is well deserved, with affordable housing, great schools and amazing facilities, and with direct flights to Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington the rest of the world is also within easy reach. With Central Otago, Fiordland and the Catlins on our doorstep, we are uniquely situated to enable easy exploration of the region's world-famous ski fields, lakes and wineries.  All good reasons why moving to Invercargill is a great family and lifestyle choice.


To apply in strict confidence now, click here or email your cover letter and CV to quoting 748832hrc.  Applications close on 29 September 2019.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

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For more information please phone Louise Green on +64 3 353 4367.  

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