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HR Administrator

Forest and Bird is New Zealand’s leading independent conservation organisation.  Since 1923, we have been advocating and speaking out for nature on land and in our seas, and co-ordinating community-based projects throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

We need a switched on and organised HR Administrator to support our HR Advisor during a busy project period.

This is a part-time position of 20 hours per week for six-months and will be based at our Wellington Office reporting to our HR Advisor. You will be responsible for providing quality and consistent HR administration and support as well as contributing to the development of HR policies and practices that will build an employee-orientated high-performance culture.

Key activities you will be working on include assisting with the implementation and ongoing maintenance of our health and safety programme of work (approximately 50% of the role), maintaining our HR records and intranet site, and coordinating the recruitment and onboarding processes.

There will also be opportunities to demonstrate your ability to compile data to monitor our existing HR processes. Your success in this position will enable our HR Advisor to focus on and deliver several key organisation-wide HR projects.

To be successful in the role you will need the following:

  • Either an HR related tertiary qualification supported by a minimum of one year’s practical experience in an HR role OR (if you don’t hold an HR qualification), a minimum of three year’s practical experience in an HR specific role;
  • Understanding of the NZ employment related legislative framework and how to apply this within a busy and diverse workplace;
  • Strong working knowledge of the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015;
  • Ability to deal with confidential issues in a discreet and professional manner;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Structured process-orientated thinking skills;
  • Positive interpersonal skills so you can effectively relate to all your new colleagues;
  • Numerical skills – you will need to exercise these in Excel-based reports;
  • Experience with IMS Payroll and Vault GRC H&S Database would be advantageous!

 

Working at Forest & Bird gives you the chance to work for New Zealand’s nature.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to our HR Advisor, Susan James at s.james@forestandbird.org.nz . All applications will be acknowledged. Shortlisted applicants shall be required to complete an application form prior to an interview. The closing date for applications is 5pm, Sunday 29th April.

 

Specific queries about this role should be directed to Susan James, HR Advisor on (04) 803 1022.

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Penguin Recovery Coordinator - Contract Position

Part-time 6-month Contract for Service

Forest and Bird is New Zealand’s leading independent conservation organisation.  Since 1923, we have been advocating and speaking out for nature on land and in our seas, and co-ordinating community-based projects throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

We need a motivated and organised co-ordinator and facilitator to prepare the way for nationally coordinated penguin conservation.

Reporting to our GM Conservation Advocacy, you will be responsible for consulting with a range of penguin conservation stakeholders to engage with them around the development of an all-species penguin Recovery Group. Further you will be responsible for developing a framework for a recovery plan that the Group would be responsible for developing into a recovery plan.

This is a part-time position of 20 hours per week for six-months (starting April 2018 and finishing September 2018).

To be successful in the role you will need the following:

  • A background in conservation, ecology or science (penguin or seabird knowledge would be advantageous);
  • Project management skills;
  • A high level of personal motivation and , the ability to initiate and complete tasks independently, and in a timely manner;
  • A proven track record of producing quality documentation and reports;
  • A proven track record of engagement with a number of different stakeholders
  • Positive interpersonal skills to engage and work with stakeholders;
  • The flexibility to travel;
  • An understanding and awareness of tikanga Maori.

 

This is a great job if you really want to help secure a future for New Zealand’s penguins. Working at Forest & Bird gives you the chance to work for New Zealand’s nature.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to our HR Advisor, Susan James at s.james@forestandbird.org.nz . All applications will be acknowledged. Shortlisted applicants shall be required to complete an application form prior to an interview. The closing date for applications is 5pm, Thursday 26th April.

Specific queries about this role should be directed to Helen Tickner, GM Conservation Advocacy on (027) 770 0020.

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Door to Door Manager

Are you an experienced door to door (D2D) charity fundraising team leader who wants to take your career to the next level?

If you want to become part of a family of fundraisers and you have a minimum of two years D2D team leading experience apply for this role. Sponsorship opportunities are available as part of your progression plan. Your main focus will be encourage, empower, train and develop your team while raising vital funds for the charity and build a strong and vibrant community.

Key tasks include:

  • Donor recruitment
  • Training and development
  • Site planning and locations management

Key selection criteria:

  • Strong track record of fundraising performance
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise staff
  • Effective problem solving and mediation skills
  • Minimum two year’s experience as a team leader

Benefits

A competitive salary with a vehicle and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and fun team culture.  If your skills, experience, attitude and aspirations fit this role, please submit your resume and a covering letter to hr@fundraisingpeople.com.au.

 

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