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Human Resources Manager

Location: Wellington

Job Description

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms. We employ approximately 350 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices.

Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and what we do. We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all of our staff.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an HR Manager based in our Wellington office.  Reporting to the General Manager HR and working closely with the HR team based in Auckland, this role plays a vital part in developing an people experience that drives high levels of engagement and success. 

As the HR Manager, you will establish yourself as a trusted advisor to the Partners and staff in the Wellington office.  You will work collaboratively with the HR team to develop and implement initiatives that will focus on talent, development, and building capability to support our greatest asset – our people. 

You will also ensure the Firm has the right people, processes, systems and organisational structures in place to deliver the firm's objectives.  This is a great opportunity for you to make a difference in a Firm that's committed to progression and transformation.

This is a permanent role, with some flexibility around hours for the right candidate.

About you

We're looking for someone with exceptional relationship skills and business acumen who's able to connect with staff, influence stakeholders and establish a credible reputation for HR.  You will bring an innovative yet practical approach, sound judgement, be collaborative and confident.  

You will also have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Strong generalist experience (preferably in a corporate environment)
  • The ability to work autonomously and also as part of a wider team
  • At least 7 years' experience

In addition to a competitive salary and excellent training and support, we offer a range of employee benefits including an annual wellness subsidy, team charity days, and the chance to be part of a supportive and high performing team. 

How to apply

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter by emailing Judy Whiddett, Recruitment Advisor.

For a confidential chat, please call Judy on 09 367 8024.

Applications close: Sunday 13 October 2019