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About the organisation
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Communities rely on Otago Regional Council to be a source of knowledge about the region’s environment, to lead environmental management in Otago in partnership with mana whenua, and to collaborate with local councils and others for resilient and sustainable communities. ORC is committed to ensuring positive connections between the environment and people.
The wellbeing of Otago’s communities – now and in the future – is at the heart of what ORC do!
Skiing in the winter and surfing in the summer – they’ve got it covered! Otago is made up of small towns and medium-sized cities covering 32,000 square kilometres. The region is geographically diverse, from alpine lakes and mountains to approximately 480km of coastline. We have a population of nearly 250,000 people (and growing).
Develop your career without sacrificing your lifestyle. The Otago region is the perfect place to achieve work-life balance!
About the opportunity
Reporting to the General Manager Governance, Culture and Customer the Manager People and Safety is a key member of the management team at the ORC. With four direct reports, and a team of six you will be responsible for the development and execution of innovative, professional and strategic HR and safety initiatives. The successful candidate will enable a values-driven, outcomes focussed, organisational culture supporting the ORC Leadership Team by providing best practice advice on HR and safety.
Your main responsibilities will include;
To be successful in this role, you will have a relevant HR qualification and will be able to demonstrate your capability in developing and implementing appropriate practices and policies which support the running of an organisation in alignment with its culture.
Taking a hands-on approach you encourage continuous improvement and have proven experience influencing and coaching others. Your innovative and energetic approach will be complemented by your ability to juggle multiple priorities while finding the right solution. Unafraid of change and challenge, your expertise will be supported by an approach that is positive, collaborative and adaptable.
A natural leader, a collaborative team player and a good thinker; you thrive in an environment where you can take accountability, lead and support managers and truly impact positively on culture and organisational performance.
How to apply
To discover more about Otago Regional Council, visit https://www.orc.govt.nz
For a confidential discussion about the role; contact Libby Brazier at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close: Tuesday 3rd May 2022