People and Culture Manager

Ideally Wellington however Auckland will be considered

Partner closely with the Regional Manager and wider leadership team in an environment that has challenging and rewarding people initiatives to deliver

  • Lead a respected Business Partner Model
  • Working with the business to achieve desired outcomes through people
  • Ideally Wellington based however Auckland as a location will be considered

Managing a team of dedicated Business Partners and Recruiters/Advisors, you will be responsible for providing strategic and operational support to a team that provides expert day to day advice and support across the full range of People and Culture Services to the management and staff of Summersets Operations Group which spans 30+ villages across the country and continues to grow. You will be joining an organisation that has grown consistently to become one of the country’s largest and most respected operators in the retirement village and aged care sector.

Reporting to the General Manager People and Culture, you have a fantastic opportunity to take ownership of a team that is focused on delivery and continuing to enhance the culture of the company. Working alongside key internal stakeholders, your focus will be on ensuring your team delivers high quality support and service to the Operations Group national, regional, village and care centre leadership . This will be achieved by providing expert advice and support to your internal stakeholders around people initiatives including recruitment, employment relations, leadership capability development and other people and culture related initiatives as required.

To be considered for this role, you will bring significant experience leading a People and Culture or HR function, ideally within a large and complex organisation. This will be supplemented by a proven ability to take a commercial lens to the role, and the success and satisfaction in helping take an organisation to new levels through the people initiatives that you will own and deliver on, in an environment that has complex and ever developing stakeholder demands.

You will be able to demonstrate experience and understanding of best practice approaches and innovative thinking. You will take an organisational wide perspective and approach, collaborating internally and externally to achieve the desired culture and outcomes for not only the Operations Group, but the organisation as a whole. Through taking ownership of the Operation Group’s people and culture frameworks, you will represent both employee and customer-centric views in meeting complex and changing stakeholder demands.

In summary, the role requires an experienced HR professional who can bring inspirational leadership qualities, as well as thought leadership, that optimises performance and drives value.

Applications close 14th June 2021.

For more information and confidential discussion please email or alternatively to find out more you can contact Graeme Sandri on 04 978 1826 quoting reference 3277077.

Due to current border restrictions from the New Zealand government we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are a New Zealand citizen, resident or already have secured the right to work in New Zealand and hold a valid visa.


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