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HR Manager

Full time

Location: Kaituna Sawmill, Kaituna, MBH, NZ

Applications close: 30 September 2023

Utilise your specialist HR expertise, as part of the exceptional OneFortyOne Kaituna Sawmill team.

· Innovative, respected, and rapidly growing organisation

· Leadership role, scope to contribute your ideas & add value

· Scenic office site based on the outskirts of Renwick, Marlborough

What We Are Looking For

Reporting to the GM, this role will form part of the lead team and will play a pivotal role in delivering the people strategy. As HR Manager, you will be responsible for forming strong partnerships across the business and delivering specialist HR expertise and advice. You will be responsible for delivering all aspects of Human Resources across the site, including Talent Management, IR, Learning and Development, union engagement and collective bargaining, as well as driving improvements in employee performance and engagement.

As part of a thriving professional and innovative business you will have the opportunity to develop robust HR frameworks, processes, and systems, and have the freedom to introduce new ideas and practices that will enhance HR processes and contribute to overall success. You will coach, mentor and grow leadership capacity across the site, and work towards continuing a culture of accountability and inclusiveness.

About You

Enthusiasm, energy, integrity, and a growth mindset are the most important qualities OneFortyOne Kaituna look for in their team. To make the cut, you will hold a HR, Psychology, or related qualification with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience. You will have significant HR experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment, possess excellent communication skills, and have the ability to influence individuals at various levels within the organisation, with a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and drive culture change. Sound commercial acumen, and a solid understanding of the link between HR practices and business objectives will be key.

What is on Offer

You will reap the rewards of being part of the wider OneFortyOne commercial group, while also enjoying the close-knit, down to earth, ‘non corporate yet still professional’ team that is Kaituna Sawmill.

In addition to a fantastic working environment, and an attractive remuneration package, other benefits include – Life and Income protection insurance, generous short term incentive program, access to forest blocks for recreational pursuits, free firewood, fuel discounts, wellness programs, and discounted gym fees.

About OneFortyOne Kaituna Sawmill

OneFortyOne Kaituna Sawmill believe that we are in charge of our own destiny. They believe that we grow a better tomorrow through everything we do. They constantly challenge the status quo, and work to find new and innovative ways to be better at all they do. OneFortyOne Kaituna Sawmill respect our natural environment and the fabulous product they work with.

Located in the beautiful Marlborough region, Kaituna Sawmill is situated 15 minutes outside Blenheim.

‘We have an employee led, safety first culture and take our environmental responsibilities seriously. We invest in our people and our plant and are currently busy with an $11Million upgrade to our site. Not only does this investment create new and exciting opportunities for our teams, but it also increases the value that can be extracted from the Woodfibre and reduces our carbon footprint’.

*Please note that applications for this role will be reviewed as and when they are received, so don’t hesitate to register your interest.

For more information about this phenomenal opportunity, please contact Tania McCaa on 021 878 879.

OneFortyOne acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their deep connections to land, water, and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all First Nations people today.

In Aotearoa New Zealand, Māori communities have a strong spiritual connection between people and the land – the wellbeing of one sustains the wellbeing of the other. We strive to build meaningful relationships with iwi as tangata whenua (people of the land/region), to be responsible intergenerational kaitiaki (stewards/guardians) of the land where our forests grow.