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Team Leader HR Operations - Fixed Term

Dunedin Central, New Zealand

Reference: 5674478

  • Drive and implement improvements in HR delivery
  • Manage the engine house of HR
  • Input into HR's strategic direction

The Dunedin City Council is the local authority for the wider Dunedin area, which covers 3340 square kilometers from north of Waikouaiti to the Taieri River in the South and inland to Hyde.

We provide a range of facilities, including playgrounds, reserves, pools, libraries, an art gallery and a museum. Our services range from registering dogs to urban design, collecting rubbish to funding community groups and plenty in between meaning no two days in HR are the same!

This position is a one-year fixed term parental leave cover, providing leadership to the HR Operations team which acts as the engine house of Human Resources. This role is critical to the successful delivery of core HR operations for the Council including project delivery, HR administration, talent acquisition, analytics and support to the wider HR team and organisation. Working within a new operating model, this is a great chance to help shape the future of how HR is delivered to the organisation and flex your leadership and problem solving skills with a view of continuous improvement across systems and processes.

With a growing list of opportunities to improve how the organisation operates its people processes, you'll never be short of interesting and varied work to do, with a dedicated and experienced team behind you to help deliver, this is an opportunity to really make your mark.

Bringing your wealth of generalist HR or business experience with you, as well as your ability to build relationships at all levels of the organisation the role focuses on building strong and appropriate levels of organisational capability through systems, processes, data and support.

Supporting a healthy work life balance within a supportive and collegial team, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to come on board and continue to deliver of the work already underway, develop the team further and help shape the future direction of our HR functions.

For a confidential chat regarding this opportunity, please call Katie Logue on 027 289 0931

Applications for this role will be considered as they are received, and suitable applications may be progressed prior to the closing date of 2 November 2021.


Applications Close: 02 Nov 2021