People & Performance Advisor


About us:

George Weston Foods (NZ) Limited “GWF” is a quality and customer focused FMCG that makes some of Australasia’s favourite food. GWF is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest food manufacturers employing around 6,500 people across 60 sites. Our baking division is renowned in New Zealand for our iconic brands which include Tip Top Bread, Ploughmans, Burgen, Golden and Big Ben Pies - just to name a few. As a diverse business with a proud history, we offer a broad range of career opportunities, where we challenge and support our people to 'Be Yourself – at your best.' Creating Everyday Moments of Goodness is at the core of what we do, and we are proud to have recently been recognised as the Inclusive Workplace and Supreme Winners at the 2021 Diversity Awards.

About the Role:

Based at our Ellerslie head office and reporting to the P&P Business Partner - Commercial, this role will provide the right candidate with a supportive and diverse generalist role. You will own and drive GWF recruitment campaigns across New Zealand and provide exceptional people services to our teams. You will lead our Rewards and Recognition program, as well as other local and ANZ people initiatives. Supporting Commercial and Operation functions, you will be kept busy with no day being the same.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead GWF recruitment campaigns across the business using internal and external platforms including social media, proactive sourcing and creating talent pipelines
  • Manage onboarding and offboarding processes
  • Coordinate our People & Performance programmes in collaboration with peers and stakeholders across ANZ
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Provide first level Advisory support to P&P Business Partners and their key stakeholders
  • Manage P&P administration activities & reporting across the team including all P&P compliance activities

About You:

It’s important that you enjoy the variety that comes with working as an HR generalist, with skills in recruitment, IEA preparation and ad hoc projects. You will be someone who likes to be operational, hands on and detail oriented. You'll have sound judgement, resilience and be able to work well with ambiguity and complexity. You'll thrive on pace and change, be flexible and pragmatic in your approach and able to deliver to deadlines. This isn't a role where you'll have to "fit in" with existing ways of working. We like creativity and courageousness, and you can really make an impact and help to shape the agenda.

Experience/ qualifications required:

  • Strong and demonstrable experience in talent acquisition, ideally in FMCG or a dynamic business
  • Degree/qualification in Human resources is desirable
  • Proven working experience in providing HR advice to stakeholders, and someone who is motivated to take their career somewhere
  • Passion for innovation and growth mindset
  • Outstanding communicator with strong stakeholder management skills
  • Highly creative with ability to think outside the box
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive
  • Ongoing support and training opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Flexible working
  • Onsite parking
  • Product perks
  • Volunteering days
  • Value-driven culture
  • Experienced P&P Team who want to help develop your career

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This is an amazing opportunity for you to join a great team and increase your experience and exposure to a wide range of HR practices and grow your career. To apply please submit your application by clicking on the 'apply now' button.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: EZGO212447

Location: Ellerslie/Mt Wellington

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 August 2022