GM People, Safety and Engagement
- Significant New Zealand Owned Business
- Pivotal Leadership Role
- Invercargill Based - Lifestyle Opportunity
HW Richardson Group Ltd is a family owned business proudly based in Southland. The HWR Group operates 50 companies in various areas of specialised transport, ready mix concrete, petroleum, distribution, contracting, aggregates and waste. With revenues in excess of $1.5bper annum, the HW Richardson Group now employs more than 2000 staff over 100 sites across New Zealand and Australia. For more information on the Group and their businesses visit www.hwr.co.nz.
Invercargill provides an excellent lifestyle location like no other; with Stewart Island, Queenstown and the greater Southland and Otago regions on your doorstep. For further information on the area, please visit www.invercargillnz.com
Reporting to the CEO, we are looking to appoint a General Manager People, Safety and Engagement to be based in Invercargill whose purpose is to lead the development and delivery of human resource, organisational development and safety and wellbeing practices that support and enable the senior leadership team and their teams to deliver strategic and day to day business outcomes.
The key responsibilities of this role will be to lead the HR and safety team to represent, drive and further influence the core values that guide the organisation across multiple industries and foster a collaborative and cross functional approach. You will have a true understanding of what success looks like for the organisation’s people leaders and support them to implement practices and frameworks that will help their teams realise success. You will oversee the effective recruitment, employee experience, engagement, performance management, remuneration structures and learning and development programmes. A key objective for the role will be in building culture across the group that meets the companies and the changing social expectations. Additionally, you will lead the industrial relations strategy, support negotiations and have strategic oversight of safety and wellbeing. Measuring and reporting on key human resource drivers will also be important to quantify the value within the Group.
Skills and Experience
This role requires an experienced, down to earth and innovative human resource and safety leader who can authentically connect and build great relationships with the team and wider business. You will be a strategic and trusted advisor who supports the senior leadership team and their managers to foster an outstanding diverse and inclusive culture, and further build the capability within their teams. We are looking for someone who is future focused and has a track record of leading Future of Work change with solid experience supporting people through this change. A relevant qualification and experience in a similar role are essential.
Please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking the appropriate "Apply" button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to Lisa Wheeler on 03 345 8764 or Sally Wynn-Williams on 03 345 8759.
Applications for this role close 5pm Monday 26 October 2020