Head of People and Culture

Location: Auckland
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Consulting & Generalist HR | Human Resources & Recruitment | Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Reference: BH-2552
Job Published: February 22, 2024
This role is with a thriving company in the freight and logistics industry with over 400 employees and a healthy turnover. They are highly committed to fostering a positive work environment, and already have stellar culture, with an extremely high staff retention rate. They have a strong focus on employee well-being which extends to family-oriented events, birthday leave celebrations, and onsite amenities.

We're seeking a dynamic individual for the newly created position of Head of People and Culture. Reporting directly to the CEO and sitting on the Senior Leadership Team, this role offers a unique opportunity to shape and nurture this already outstanding culture. Your primary responsibility will be to deepen staff engagement and uphold this exceptional workplace ethos. This is a hands-on role with a strategic focus, allowing you to take ownership of the People and Culture strategy and drive it throughout the organisation.

Responsibilities will include:
Develop and implement P&C strategies aligned with company objectives
Enhance and maintain a positive workplace culture
Oversee employee engagement initiatives
Lead and mentor a small team
Actively contribute to the Senior Leadership Team

What we're looking for:
Proven experience in P&C or HR with a strong emphasis on culture and engagement
Ideally, familiarity with the freight and logistics industry
Tech-savvy with the ability to leverage technology for HR initiatives
Strategic mindset with a preference for practical, hands-on approaches
Ability to thrive in a high-expectation, empowering environment

Direct Report Dynamics: You'll find an empowering leader who values autonomy and initiative. While maintaining high standards, they foster an environment where individuals are enabled to excel rather than micromanaged.

Competitive salary range plus bonus
Career-defining role with the opportunity to leave a lasting impact
Family-focused company culture
Birthday leave and celebrations
Onsite gym and cafe
Genuine care and support for all employees

If you're ready to make your mark in a successful company and contribute to a positive workplace culture, we want to hear from you. Don't miss this chance to join this team and play a pivotal role in shaping their future. Apply now with your CV and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're the perfect fit for this role.

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