First listed on: 28 January 2020

New Zealand based Hands-on Regional Role

Large and Complex Organisation

Location Flexible - Timaru/Oamaru/Commutable

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 Group Manager Human Resources and a member of the wider Group People & Safety Team, you will work closely with leadership teams at two different Plants (Pukeuri and Smithfield) providing operational HR support and advice to managers and supervisors in the central region. This varied and busy role delivers HR strategy, driving plant performance and operational success, supporting plant teams to manage positive employment relations. You will work closely with the Recruitment & Training Managers and be involved in ‘everything HR’ from coaching, talent development, change leadership, performance management and all aspects of employee relations.

We seek an experienced and resilient HR leader who is a strong team player, with a 'can-do' attitude and demonstrated success building relationships across all levels of an organisation. Critical to this role is the ability to develop strong business partner relationships with plant management in the region to deliver great people and business outcomes. Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced operational environment, enjoy coaching people managers, have extensive experience across the range of HR activities, with preferably some experience in an industrial or manufacturing related sector.

The successful candidate will ideally be based at either the Pukeuri or Smithfield plant, with travel required between each site. Applicants who wish to be based at the Christchurch office may also apply, with regular travel to both plants required. This varied role offers competitive remuneration and the opportunity to grow your HR career with future promotion and development opportunities.  It represents an exciting opportunity to help facilitate the strategic change and growth required for one of New Zealand’s largest companies.

To apply in strict confidence now, click ‘Apply for this job’ or email your cover letter and CV to quoting 400241hrcr. Applications close on 16 February 2020. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

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

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