HRIS Implementation Manager | Fixed term - 2 Years

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

HRIS Implementation Manager | Fixed term - 2 Years

Please note this position has been readvertised due to a change to the position description.A revised position decription can be found by following the link at the botom of the advert.

About the role

This is a great career opportunity to lead one of the largest HRIS replacement projects in NZ. 

Our environment is large and complex – 12,000 volunteers, and 2,700 staff (a mix of operational and non-operational).  Our HRIS/payroll system is currently under review, we expect a replacement system to be implemented in the coming years.  We are at the start of this journey, as part of the People Experience leadership team you will help prepare for, guide and implement change to our existing system, processes and data, while maintaining business critical systems.  You will lead our approach to data migration, data integrity, processes, automation, integration and reporting. 

As HRIS Implementation Manager you will be the Business Owner for our implementation project.  You will work closely with the Payroll and HRIS team and ensure the dependencies between BAU and project are managed effectively.  Along with this you will manage relationships with multiple key stakeholders, and influence outcomes that support a system designed to meet our future HRIS needs.  As part of your role you will ensure the project team is set up for success. 

Critical to this role will be your strong experience reviewing current state/future state processes and making informed recommendations, sound working knowledge of modern payroll & HR systems and practices, and strong people leadership experience.  We are looking for someone who has lead the implemention of large payroll and HRIS systems, and managed large and complex data migrations.  

If you think you have what it takes to be part of our journey, we would love to hear from you.

About us

People Experience is a directorate of the People branch at Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

We deliver core services; Payroll; Remuneration; Reward & Recognition; Safety Health and Wellbeing; Injury Management; Recruitment; Volunteer Sustainability; Human Resource and HRIS, to support all FENZ people and leaders, from our volunteers through to Career firefighters and everyone in between.

We are a cohesive team who believe in:

...laughter; “it’s fun to work with awesome colleagues!”

…saying “yes, we can help”,

…sharing successes and good news stories.

The team values professionalism, and transparency, we are friendly and respectful of each other.  Our environment is dynamic, fast paced and ever changing; there is never a dull day!

We are building a workplace that is safe, respectful and inclusive for all our people. It is fundamental to our purpose and consistent with our values. We activity embrace and value diversity and welcome people from all backgrounds.
Why wait…  Apply now to be part of this exciting journey!

How to apply

Please download a copy of the position description here and apply below, including a cover letter.

Applications close:   Sunday 1 August @ 11.30pm.

You will receive an email response to confirm we have received your application.

For further information please contact Michelle Pearson,