Manager, People and Culture
- Dynamic and Growing Business
- Strategic and Operational Focus
- Potential for Flexible Work
This role is located in Queenstown on the South Island of NZ. Our preferred candidate will either live locally or relocate for this role.
Queenstown Airport Corporation operates two of the world’s most scenic airports – Queenstown and Wanaka - which connect the stunning Southern Lakes region of New Zealand with the world. Each year the QAC team ensures a warm southern welcome and farewell to more than two million domestic and international travellers making the most of the region’s world-class scenery, lifestyle, events and experiences. As the fourth largest airport in New Zealand, Queenstown Airport offers direct scheduled commercial flights to seven New Zealand and Australian destinations. Both Queenstown and Wanaka Airports are popular tourism and general aviation hubs, particularly for flightseeing and private jet visits, with Wanaka Airport also offering flight training, private flying, aircraft maintenance, visitor attractions and a global base for the NASA space balloon programme. The airports contribute significantly to the economic prosperity of New Zealand and the Southern Lakes region. More than 900 people are employed across the airport communities, with strong links to the broader communities they serve.
For further information on Queenstown Airport Corporation please go to: https://www.queenstownairport.co.nz/
Reporting to the Chief Executive, we are looking to appoint a Manager, People and Culture whose purpose is to lead the development and delivery of human resource and organisational development practices that support and enable the senior leadership team and their teams (approximately 60 people) to deliver strategic and day-to-day business outcomes.
- Represent, drive and further influence the core values that guide the organisation and foster a collaborative and cross-functional approach
- 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 that success
- Oversee effective recruitment, employee experience, engagement, performance management, remuneration structures, learning and development and the wellness programme
- Measure and report on key human resource drivers, ensure “fit for purpose” human resource policies and manage the HRIS system
- Lead the industrial relations strategy and support negotiations
Skills and Experience
This role requires an experienced, down to earth and innovative human resource practitioner who can authentically connect and build great relationships with the team. You will be a trusted advisor and support the senior leadership team and their managers to foster an outstanding culture and further build the capability within their teams. We are looking for someone who embraces change and has solid experience supporting people through it. A relevant qualification and experience in a similar role are essential.
The possibility is open for the right person to work four days per week. You must also be able to travel to the Wanaka office at least once per month.
If you feel you possess the above qualities and are drawn to the opportunity, please apply now by submitting your cover letter and CV by clicking on the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Sally Wynn-Williams on 027 478 5554 or Lisa Wheeler on 03 345 8757.
Applications close 5pm Monday 25 February