Senior HR Business Partner - Sales

Posted on 05-Mar-2018
Application Close Date: 26-Mar-2018
Job Details
Human Resources
Position Type:
Full Time
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  • Well regarded HR function, great culture, change environment
  • Truly commercial & strategic role embedded in the Sales business
  • Opportunity to work on strategic HR programs


Goodman Fielder New Zealand is one of the largest branded food manufacturers and suppliers in New Zealand, serving customer needs with a portfolio of iconic, trusted food brands that New Zealanders have grown up with and enjoy every day.  Our excellent portfolio of consumer brands includes Vogel's, Molenberg, Freya's, Meadow Fresh, Tararua, Puhoi Valley, Edmonds and Ernest Adams.… just to name a few!


We are currently experiencing times of change and growth with continued investment across our business which only means one thing – Exciting times.


This key role, a result of an internal promotion, will see you partnering with the Sales leadership team in order to understand their challenges and opportunities, and subsequently creating and executing an HR roadmap that delivers solutions which enable and drive a high performance culture. You will also deliver the GF and HR strategy by leading and/or contributing to strategic HR programs, which align the people and business strategy.


Specifically, you will:


  • Drive a culture of performance and accountability by partnering with leadership teams on the Performance and Development planning cycle
  • Engage business leaders in feedback and coaching, while building trust and strong, open relationships
  • Partner with the your managers and the OD team to deliver on the planning, design, change management and implementation of projects and programs, such as capability programs
  • Ensure HR initiatives are pragmatic, commercial, and linked to business performance
  • Work with lead teams to identify internal talent and assist in creating targeted development plans
  • Work with the Talent Acquisition Team to ensure recruitment is aligned to business strategy, budget, and headcount
  • Advise Managers on HR policies/practices/procedures/legislation, and drive continuous improvement of HR practises


To be successful in this role you will need:


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field (preferred)
  • Minimum 3+ years' experience in an HRBP role, with an understanding of local legislation/regulations
  • Experience in organisational development or projects to build people capability (preferred)
  • Excellent judgement, drive, and initiative
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships across all levels of a matrix business
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and influencing skills, with a drive to succeed through times of change
  • Experience in FMCG (preferred however not essential)


This is a highly visible role; with the opportunity to work within a high performing and respected HR function in a truly commercial business partnering role.  


What are you waiting for? Apply now.