People and Culture Manager

About Us: We are a leading New Zealand owned company specialising in underground utility infrastructure and the construction of solar and wind farms.

Job Overview:

If you’re looking for something different and want to be part of a dynamic and growing company with family values and an inclusive culture, then you should apply.  We are looking for an experienced Manager, reporting to the Managing Director to be part of our Leadership team.  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in human resources leadership, developing an amazing culture, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of HR practices and a strategic mindset. As a senior Manager, you will lead a team fostering a positive workplace culture, driving talent acquisition and retention initiatives, and implementing people strategies that align with company strategic objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As part of the senior leadership team, help plan and deliver a highly engaged workplace culture with over 400 staff in 2024.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Lead talent acquisition efforts, including recruitment, onboarding, and employee orientation.
  • Manage employee relations, ensuring a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Develop and execute training programs to enhance employee skills and performance.
  • Collaborate with department heads to address staffing needs and workforce planning.
  • Conduct regular assessments of HR processes and recommend improvements.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices in HR.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a senior HR management role, with a minimum of five years of experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of HR laws, regulations, and best practices.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented approach.

The application deadline is 16/2/24

If you would like to apply please do so through our Seek advert –

Contact Us

  • 64 Katere Road, New Plymouth

  • 5 Haybittle St, Feilding

  • 06 758 4143

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