People & Performance Business Partner

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Human Resources
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Porirua
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  • Closing Date:07 Oct 2022


Nāu te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi
With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive
Our Higgins team is looking for a People and Performance Business Partner to join the team based in Wellington.

This is a fantastic opportunity to partner with the Te Aranga Alliance team and the Higgins Wairarapa team to provide fit for purpose P&P advice, support and solutions. Our varied workforce means that one day you might be out on-site getting dirt on your boots, while another will be spent alongside your Senior Leadership teams advising and guiding on best practice across P&P. 

You will support the implementation and delivery of strategic people plans, deliver day to day operational HR activities, and take ownership of new initiatives. 

You’ll have a great deal of variety in your role!

About you

You’ll bring a highly self-motivated approach, with proven ability applying your experience and judgement to deliver sensible and well-thought out people solutions. You will also bring with you:

  • Experience in a business partnering / senior advisor role
  • Confidence when communicating across all levels
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • A keen interest in social outcomes 
  • Ability to delivery across generalist HR activities
  • Working knowledge of HR legislation and processes in particular ER /IR
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Full Class 1 Drivers licence 

Experience within roading, civil works, construction, transport, logistics, infrastructure would be an advantage - however, this is not essential! 

If you are keen to join the team, apply now!

About Higgins

Higgins is a leading road maintenance and civil infrastructure business, our team are out there, putting their expertise to work with a customer focused mindset, every step of the way. Employing 1700 people nationwide, Higgins’ breadth of capabilities ensures we’re ideally equipped to tackle major infrastructure projects through to road maintenance and construction product manufacture.

About the Te Aranga Alliance 

Te Aranga is an Alliance established to deliver Kāinga Ora’s significant pipeline of Civil design and construction work in the Wellington Region. Kāinga Ora was formed in 2019, marking the beginning of a step change in housing and urban development in New Zealand. Te Aranga is a consortium of highly regarded contractors and designers (Higgins, Beca, Goodmans, Harrison Grierson, Orogen) who in partnership with Porirua City Council and Ngāti Toa are responsible for delivering infrastructure renewals and upgrades such as new transport and three water infrastructure and land development works. By tackling current infrastructure constraints, Kāinga Ora will be well positioned to provide warmer and dryer new and refurbished homes for the future. 

We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.