Workplace Relations Business Partner

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is a world leader in the design, manufacture & marketing of medical devices, distributing products to over 120 countries globally.  We are proud to make products that help people and have a commitment to care by design.


Care takes many forms at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare – we care for our people, our customers, patients, our communities and the environment.  Our intention is to have good people who contribute the most they can over the long term and to create a positive lasting impact on society.


In our team this is never more important as we support our Managers by providing SME advice on a broad range of workplace relations topics.  From disciplinary procedures, performance improvement, absenteeism, grievances to change management, our impact and contribution to our business is greatly valued.


Reporting to the Head of Workplace Relations, you’ll be responsible for:


  • Developing and facilitating training programmes for managers and the wider HR team
  • Contributing to projects
  • Striving for and driving continuous improvement and innovation
  • Ensuring business compliance with company policies and employment legislation, including the identification and mitigation of risk and minimisation of financial, legal, and PR costs to the company


Your exceptional communication skills and ability to build and sustain collaborative relationships is the key to your success! You're a self-motivated, friendly team player with excellent project delivery skills. A critical thinker and keen problem solver, your proven ability to engage and influence stakeholders is a strength. 


You have:

    • 4 + years’ experience in either an; ER role, or legal role, or a generalist HR role with an ER focus
    • Solid employment law experience
    • Good business and commercial awareness and the ability to show application of this
    • Strong relationship building skills to enable you to partner successfully with our employees, leaders and colleagues at all levels
    • Experience working in a unionised environment


With 3500 + employees on one site, our business offers a rich experience in HR due to the global, growing & stable nature of our company. We are values driven and believe our people are our strength through originality of thought, innovation, care and doing the right thing.


Please apply today.