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Employment Relations Specialist - Wellington

09 July 2019

About us

Humankind is the leading employee experience consulting business in New Zealand.  We are passionate about the future of work and strive to support our clients to lead humanity at work.  We are lucky enough to work with some of the most exciting organisations in the country, ranging from fast growth businesses to large government organisations.  Their people are at the centre of everything we design, develop and deliver.

Why us

It’s an exciting time for us. We're growing, evolving, and searching for a like-minded and purpose driven ER Specialist to support our much-loved clientele.  This is an amazing opportunity if you are keen to step outside of a typical People & Culture role and make a meaningful difference.

In joining our team you’ll be based in our bright and fresh new office in Wellington. Humankind offers a unique, high trust, and flexible work environment. You’ll be part of a team who love to support each other and have fun; we celebrate success not only with our clients but within our own business as well.

A day in the life of

No two days will be the same; you’ll be part of a small but expert team who provide a broad range of ER consulting and advice to clients big and small. As well as directly supporting clients, you’ll also provide guidance to our outstanding internal team across their projects and engagements. You’ll be exposed to a wide variety of work and an environment that is ideal for accelerated learning.

About you

You will have a solid grounding in providing ER solutions and may come from a legal background or may have experience as a generalist with high exposure to ER. It’s important that you have the knack of balancing the technically correct, with what is pragmatic and practical. Key to your success will be:  

  • being team and service oriented.  
  • a background that includes a blend of private and public sector
  • exposure to large / complex change
  • experience working in a high-pace environment
  • exceptional communication skills on all fronts
  • strong commercial acumen 

We are searching for someone who will:

  • help raise the bar on all things ER across the team through coaching and mentoring  
  • be credible and comfortable building relationships with our clients
  • bring energy, commitment, and courage to everything you do.

Your pragmatic approach, ability to keep a cool head when things get crazy, and to work across multiple engagements at one time, will see you in good stead.

Next steps
If you’re looking for a role where you can make a difference, and believe you’d be a great fit for our team, we’d love to hear from you!  

To find out more please click here or contact Mel Butler, 022 131 9176 or send us your CV and a cover letter letting us know why you’re interested in our opportunity and what you’d bring to the role.

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Last updated on the 9th July 2019