Recruitment Advisor, (Fixed Term) | Wellington

Posted on 10-May-2022
Application close date: 22-May-2022
Human Resources/Recruitment
Position type:
Fixed Term
Job reference:
Note clipRole Description - Recruitment Advisor .pdf (PDF, 191KB)
Job Specification

  • Looking for recruitment role with national scope?
  • Do you enjoy connecting with people across New Zealand?
  • Join us in this fast paced and broad recruitment role – immediate start!


We have a 12 month fixed term opportunity available for a Recruiter to join us in Wellington or Christchurch. You'll join our busy internal recruitment team based across the country - Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, New Plymouth, Christchurch and Invercargill.


Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata

If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive


At Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives. Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.


He angitūtanga | About the role

Our Recruitment Advisors manage end to end recruitment supporting leaders with recruitment advertising, sourcing and best practice advice. The role is fast paced and varied supporting Senior Recruitment Advisors and delivering recruitment support to hiring managers across operational, technical and corporate disciplines.

Day to day you will prepare recruitment advertising, candidate screening, interview preparation and candidate care. You'll connect with people all over Aotearoa and learn about our conservation mahi. This is a people focussed role where you will be representing Te Papa Atawhai with internal and external candidates and working collaboratively with your colleagues and business stakeholders to ensure processes are efficient and enable great talent outcomes.


Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

You will be professional and energetic with proven experience in stakeholder and candidate management, ideally in-house. Experience managing end to end recruitment and providing a high level of candidate care would be ideal for this role. You will be able to hit the ground running and adept at balancing a varied and demanding workload, providing hands on support to your hiring managers and recruitment colleagues.

  • Experienced with HR or Recruitment systems with strong computer skills
  • Great time management and the ability to prioritise and juggle competing tasks
  • Great communication and a commitment to delivering a high level of candidate care and customer service
  • Decisive and action orientated you can thrive under pressure and enjoy a fast paced role
  • A passion for Te Papa Atawhai's Kaupapa is essential as well as understanding of Māori Tikanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we can do for you

The opportunity connect and learn in a large complex organisation to advance your recruitment career. The ability to further your recruitment knowledge and experience, kick goals and play a part in our new function establishment. The challenge of delivering meaningfully on our diversity goals and knowing you are using your skills to make a positive difference to Aotearoa New Zealand every day.


Mō mātou | About us

Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.

We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:

  • Flexible working options where applicable
  • Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme
  • Employee networks, Te Kāwai Aho Tapu - Māori Kaimahi Network, Rainbow Network


Tono ināianei | Apply now

Please include a covering letter that outlines your experience in:

  • Recruitment support across a range of functions
  • Effectively managing a high volume workload
  • Providing excellent customer service

Applications close: 5pm Sunday 22 May 2022.

Further enquiries contact Erin Lawry, Recruitment Manager, 021669724.

Job Reference:TEMP 600/4210/2

COVID-19 Vaccination requirement – From 4 May 2022 our Vaccination Policy, requiring all employees to be vaccinated, has been suspended but may be reinstated in the future if the COVID-19 situation changes. Positions that are identified as high risk will still have a requirement for appointees to be vaccinated. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing for these positions will be required and applicants will be notified during the recruitment process if this condition will apply.

Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

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