17 May 2022

Full-Time Assistant HR Advisor

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationWellington, Wellington, New Zealand


Job Description

  • Fixed-term and permanent opportunities
  • Full-time role

Mō tēnei tūranga – About this role

We have some exciting opportunities within the team that sets our organisation up for success. You’ll have the attention to detail and keenness to make sure our people leaders shine and our employees feel valued, welcome and confident – from the beginning to the end of their journey with us.

You may be taking your first step into HR, or stepping back in after a break, The team will welcome you, be keen to share but also to learn from your unique background. As an Assistant HR Advisor you’ll play an integral role in supporting our people leaders within a busy team working with a high volume of queries. You’ll provide the first line of advice and support on day-to-day HR issues including queries related to terms and conditions, processes and procedures, remuneration, payroll and general employment.

This is the role that will give you a true foundation and pathway to a career in HR, and you’ll have an opportunity to see the inner workings of a big HR function. We’re establishing a career pathway within the team which will allow you to build your skills across the range of HR activities; we have a proud history of promoting our team internally.

You’ll support our people leaders with confidence and an enquiring mindset ensuring you find out the information you need to finish the ‘puzzles’.

About our group and the MyHR Services team

The People Capability group supports people leaders to build high-performing teams capable of delivering on our purpose. In addition to our core HR and recruitment advice, we also provide advice and support with expertise in workforce planning, capability development, diversity and inclusion, organisational design, employment relations and wellbeing.

The MyHR Services team are hard-working and focused as well as social, collaborative and diverse. We connect well to ensure we all succeed.

Mōhou ake – About you

This is an entry level role, where the most important attributes are your willingness to learn, your passion and enthusiasm, and customer services background.

You will also have the following:

  • Administrative and customer service experience
  • Strong time management and prioritising skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity and able to maintain confidential information
  • High levels of attention to detail and accuracy in a busy deadline driven role
  • An interest in human resources – ideally with a related degree or studying within a related field, however we’re keen to hear about your passion for anything people related.

If you’d like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that’s continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we’d love to hear from you.

Help shape the future of education

He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga.

We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

At Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga – Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.

We help shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary. We do this by building relationships and understanding the needs of those who receive our services.

We are making significant changes to how we deliver our mahi by doing the following:

  • Taking practical action to give effect to te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Giving priority to regional and local voice
  • Delivering greater responsiveness, accessibility and integrated services and support
  • Improving feedback loops and information flows

Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people across Aotearoa from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? – Are you ready to make a difference?

We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector. We want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the ‘apply’ button.

In your cover letter we’d like to know:

  • about you, your values, your whakapapa
  • your interest and motivations for this role
  • the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/726130_JobDesc.pdf

Please note The Ministry of Education has a Policy that requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine. Successful applicant/s will need to comply with the requirement to be fully vaccinated and provide evidence regarding their vaccination status.

The salary range is $54,079 to $60,087 gross per annum dependent on experience.

For further information, please contact Suzanne Dieteren at suzanne.dieteren@education.govt.nz

Applications close midnight Monday, 16 May 2022.

How to Apply

Please apply via this link: https://jobs.education.govt.nz/jobs/EDU-1626532

Job Categories: HR / Recruitment. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000. Job expires in Endless.

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