HR Advisor

Tauranga /
Corporate Services – People, Performance and Culture /
Permanent Part-time
/ Hybrid
KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is one of the world's leading professional services organisations. We provide audit, tax, and advisory services to private individuals, SMEs, multi-nationals, and Government agencies.

KPMG New Zealand has a growing reputation amongst KPMG member firms globally for strong staff engagement anchored in a clearly articulated vision for the firm, “Fuelling NZ’s prosperity”.
In order to deliver on this vision, the firm must attract, develop and retain the very best of people and create a workplace environment where everyone can flourish.  To help us to achieve this, we are looking for a talented and motivated HR Advisor to join our People, Performance and Culture (PPC) team. You'll have a vital role to play in working directly with our teams to build better business leaders enabling the delivery of the firm’s vision.

The opportunity:

    • This is a part-time opportunity beginning in the new year.
    • In this role, you will partner directly with our team in Tauranga across all levels to drive a meaningful people experience and delivery of business strategy.

Day to day you will:

    • Provide high quality HR generalist advice, support and solutions on people related matters including employment relations, performance development, culture, IDE and change management
    • Be a trusted advisor and partner with the business to influence and enable the achievement of their objectives
    • Utilise technology to assist in capturing, analysing data, and delivering insights to the business
    • Collaborate with our Talent Acquisition and Learning and Development teams to support internal clients needs
    • Contribute to people focused projects with an emphasis on innovation, efficiency, effectiveness and providing excellent customer outcomes
    • Demonstrate and encourage others to use the KPMG Values to guide their behaviour and decisions

What you'll bring to the team:

    • You'll have at least 18 months of HR generalist advisory experience
    • A working knowledge of HR practices and New Zealand employment legislation
    • The ability to quickly establish, build and maintain strong working relationships
    • Strong influencing skills and the ability to interact with leaders
    • You'll have a growth mindset and continuously strive for personal development
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • A positive, can-do attitude
    • The ability to multi-task within a busy environment
    • An inclusive and collaborative manner
KPMG New Zealand has a summer shutdown period from the 23rd December 2022 to the 16th January 2023 (inclusive). During this time, please expect a delay in response to any new applications. Most recruitment processes will commence interviewing in February 2023.

Life at KPMG
We offer rewarding careers to talented individuals and a holistic range of benefits to support your life balance, whatever your circumstance. We want you to do Work That Matters, Thrive and Grow and know that you Belong here with us, at KPMG. 

As a KPMG employee, we will offer you:
—  Access to the firm's annual incentive scheme
—  Opportunities for local and international secondments
—  Hybrid working across a mix of office, client and home hubs to recognise that people have individual circumstances and preferences when it comes to where and how they work
— A technology starter pack to get your 'home hub' set up
— The ability to work from overseas and extend time connecting with friends and family outside New Zealand
—  Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave.
—  Gender-neutral support for all stages of the parental journey, including access to 18 weeks of fully paid parental leave for all new parents
—   A paid professional association membership of your choice
—   Unlimited digital accreditations through our partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn Learning, with bespoke learning pathways for all employees
—   A wide-range of special offers and discounts on insurances, banking services, and lifestyle goods and services.
—   The support, allyship and opportunity to join our many Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Affinity networks, including the Kiwa, Pride, Ethnicity, Accessibility and Wahine groups
—  The opportunity to participate in Green Team activities, as we work toward reducing the firm’s environmental footprint and become carbon zero by 2030
—  An invitation to join your local Social club and enjoy events aimed at bringing people together for social, sporting, cultural, family and fundraising activities
—  Paid time off for volunteering and involvement in citizenship activities
—  An array of health and wellness benefits such as free flu vaccinations, subsidised sporting events, free confidential counselling services, additional leave to support you and your family in the recovery from COVID-19, access to our Wellbeing portal with an extensive range of advice and resources and much much more!
We believe that diversity of background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, clients and communities. Our goal is to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability. Further info can be found on our website
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