HR Advisor / Snr HR Advisor

Permanent full-time

We have an exciting opportunity for an HR Advisor or a Senior HR Advisor to help shape an environment that in undergoing an exciting transformational phase. Our immediate team is a great social bunch, that work across our regional Wellington campuses in Petone, Porirua and Wellington City.

About the role | Te kaupapa

This HR Advisor role is responsible for delivering high quality advice and support to managers and staff whereas the Senior HR Advisor will be more involved with projects and improvement to continue to deliver business demands and service delivery.  Reporting to the People Services Manager, you will work collaboratively with the wider People Services team using an account management model.

We are currently engaged in various initiatives to align the systems and practices of WelTec and Whitireia.  In this generalist role there will be opportunity for you to gain exposure to many aspects of HR and organisation wide initiatives. 

Whilst you will have a primary location, you will be required to work at other campuses and locations across the Wellington region from time to time.

About you | Me pēhea te tono

We need someone in this role who has a excellent verbal and written communication skills, a positive attitude and plenty of initiative.  With your general business acumen and problem solving skills your advice will be focused towards achieving the best outcomes possible. 

To be successful in this position you will have: 

  • At least 2 years experience in an HR Advisory role or 4 years experience in a Senior HR Advisory role with sound working knowledge of current HR practices and New Zealand Employment legislation.
  • Good judgement and able to see the bigger picture
  • Able to foster a positive culture in a changing environment
  • Clear and confident communication style
  • A flexible and adaptable working style and willingness to work individually and as a team player
  • Able to identify gaps or opportunities to improve our HR provision
  • A tertiary qualification in a related field is preferred
The People Services group is responsible for leading the way in creating people-centric systems, processes and practices, so that we have the workplace capabilities to create an environment in which staff and students can thrive in.


If this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

What we can offer you:

  • flexible working options
  • range of wellbeing initiatives
  • rewards and recognition programme
  • professional development opportunities

About Whitireia & WelTec

Whitireia and WelTec have been strategic partners since 2012, delivering a range of career training choices and vast opportunities for schools, staff and students.

We are a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga (New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology).

We are known for our distinctiveness (Ahureitanga) and we have special relationships with mana whenua WelTec with Te Ātiawa and Whitireia with Ngāti Toa. Together, we are more than the sum of our parts.

Mā tātou, mō tātou Ko WelTec ki Te Ātiawa, ko Whitireia ki Ngāti Toa. E haere kōtui nei me kura-takahi-puni tātou.

Whitireia & WelTec’s vision (Whakakitenga) is:

Learning together. Transforming lives. Te ako ngātahi. Te whakaahua kētanga o te tangata

How To Apply | Me pēhea te tono

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Please ensure you follow the instructions for the job application process and complete all the sections of the online application.

For other information please email 

Applications close: 3 July 2022


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Permanent Full Time

Job no: FDAN211913

Location: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Wellington City, Porirua

Closing Date: 3 July 2022