Human Resources Manager

•    12 months Fixed Term
•    Full Time

Canterbury Rugby Football Union (CRFU) and the BNZ Crusaders aim to build on their reputation as two of the leading and most respected rugby organisations in the world. With continued success on and off the field, both organisations have exciting growth plans and are looking for a passionate HR professional to lead projects as well as provide operational support to both businesses to help set up for future success.
Reporting to the CRFU CEO and providing services to both CRFU and the Crusaders, you will be part of both Executive teams and be responsible for enhancing performance and organisational connection, and lead projects to continue our strong engagement and safety & wellbeing culture.
More specifically, you will be responsible for HR and Health, Safety & Wellness related activities and advise.  You will also lead people and culture projects that align with the strategic plans for both businesses around Recruitment & Onboarding; Engagement & Personal Development; Health, Safety & Wellness, as well as improve efficiencies for all HR processes.  
Key to success for this role will be your sound generalist HR, ER and Health & Safety experience. You will be highly motivated and have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and thrive on going the extra mile. Working alongside a passionate, committed and hardworking team, you must be able to think strategically and have a commitment to continuous improvement and a love of rugby.
Historically a part time role, this fixed term appointment is to ensure the establishment of sound processes and systems to enable future growth for both businesses.  There is potential for ongoing work beyond the term, and the future shape of the role will be assessed during the course of the fixed term period.
Rugby plays an important role in the hearts of many Cantabrians, this is a rare opportunity to support our people and contribute positively to the city of Christchurch. For a Position Description click here. Please email your application, in confidence to