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HR Manager - New World Hastings

Hawkes Bay Manager


Are you a seasoned HR professional looking to make an impact in a growing and successful store? Looking for part-time hours that offer work/home balance? New World Hastings have an exciting opportunity for an HR Manager to join our store. This is a newly established role where you’ll have the unique opportunity to shape our HR function and make it your own.

The role

Working closely with the Owner Operator and Store Manager your main responsibility will be to develop and implement the strategic plan for all things people – HR, talent, wellness, capability, performance, disciplinary and culture. Areas of focus:

  • Provide HR advice to the Store Management Team and Owner Operator.
  • Part of the senior Leadership Team you will help drive the overall performance of the store culture, HR practices, systems, processes and people development. 
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures relating to employment management.
  • Attract, develop and retain great people.
  • Lead and facilitate the disciplinary process.
  • Look after 200+ personnel.

What’s in it for you?

  • Part-time hours (25-30) that work for you and offer work/home balance.
  • The ability to drive something within a flexible and creative working environment – if there’s a better way, let’s do it!
  • As a Co-op we’re all about motivating our people to thrive, we’re known for our people development and vast career opportunities.
  • An amazing team of leaders to learn from who are also open to help along the way.
  • An attractive salary.
  • Opportunity to drive store standards, help people reach their potential and create an awesome experience for our customers.

What we’re looking for?

  • Previous HR experience with a focus on performance and employment management.
  • Capability to implement and drive the people and performance strategy.
  • An ability to listen, advise and develop commercial and customer driven solutions.
  • Strong communication and people skills.
  • Ability to coach and mentor department managers.
  • Somebody who truly lives our values and sets the bar across the store.
  • A love of retail and career aspirations to go further.

About New World Hastings

New World Hastings is part of the Foodstuffs Co-operative. We are situated in the heart of Hastings and employ over 200 people and help to support our amazing community. We aim to provide every customer that enters our store with an awesome experience that exceeds their expectations.

Applications must have the legal right to work in New Zealand. References are essential.

If the above is of interest to you and you’d like to join our team the please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Employment Type:  Permanent / Part time, Full time

Capability Level:  Advises

Domains of Knowledge: HR Administration. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Attraction, Recruitment and Selection, Employment Relations Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Learning and Development, Employee Engagement and Experience

 This employer recognises the value of Professional Accreditation with HRNZ. 

Find out more about Professional Accreditation and The Path - the Capability Framework for HR Professionals


Posted on 05 September 2023


If the above is of interest to you and you’d like to join our team the please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]