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Position Title: HR Business Partner - Human Resources (Dunedin)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanant Full time (40hours/week)
Date Posted: 21/12/2018
Application Closing Date: 18/01/2019 11PM
Job #: HRBP2019
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HR Business Partner - Human Resources

Dunedin Hospital


  • Support organisation across multiple sites
  • Full responsibility and ownership of a portfolio
  • Chance to work in the ever changing Healthcare industry


Integral to our commitment to creating a high performing organisation and ensuring we achieve our organisational objectives, we are looking for an HR Business Partner to partner with the organisation to facilitate this.


The HR team enable the embedding of the Southern DHB people strategy through the provision of fit for purpose people processes and procedures.  Under the Executive Director of People, Culture and Technology’s care and guidance, the General Manager HR is working on establishing an integrated, fully functioning Human Resources team.


A permanent fulltime position exists for a well-rounded and experienced HR Business Partner reporting to the HR Manager. The position is based in Dunedin, with a district wide focus. As HRBP you are responsible for being a business partner that contributes to the overall success of the Southern DHB. 


The role is responsible for assessing risks against applicable legislation, collective agreements and policies, ensuring compliance accordingly. It provides people solutions to managers and employees in line with HR processes and procedures. The role will participate in change management initiatives including supporting culture and values improvement changes. As HR Business Partner you will be required to provide consulting services and where necessary conduct relevant HR Employee Relations processes.



The successful candidate will have experience in:

  • talent management processes,
  • employee relations matters, including the interpretation of legislation, policies, procedures and collective agreements
  • managing performance related matters to facilitate positive outcomes
  • employee engagement strategies
  • remuneration frameworks as well as job grading and evaluations
  • change management journey
  • workforce planning
  • building working relationships with union representatives


You’ll have the ability to work remotely with minimal supervision; subscribe to and model our organisational values of Kind, Open, Positive and Community; and hold a relevant tertiary qualification (Social/Human Sciences, Human Resources Management or Industrial Psychology). You must also be willing and able to travel between working locations on a frequent basis.


The successful candidate will preferably have a minimum of 5 years working experience in a similar position or 8+ years as a HR consultant/coordinator.


Closing Date: 18th January 2019


For further information please contact Michelle McClimont, Senior HR Manager, Email:

Please note your query may not be answered until 7th January 2019 onwards when we will return from the Christmas break.

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