General information

All posting locations: Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand

Job Function: 09 - HR

Date Published: 14-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-79396

Description & Requirements

About the Role

As a Senior HR Business Partner, you'll play a pivotal operational role aligning HR strategy with overarching business objectives, collaborating closely with C&C and COE team across ANZ.

This role is responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Effective business partnering with leaders within the Marketing, R&D and NZ Sales departments across Australia and New Zealand.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with leaders in order to effectively influence and co-create people solutions.
  • Partner with the COE teams to enhance capability and performance through cyclical people activity including annual talent reviews, merit reviews and performance reviews.
  • Partner with the Rewards team to manage people budgets within allocated departments.
  • Lead the Employee Relations agenda within your population, including oversight of all grievance, performance improvements or change management.
  • Leading and participating in initiatives to enhance and improve the employee experience.
  • Managing the growth and development of one Senior HR Advisor.

About You

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience working in FMCG and global companies.
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand.

Benefits Program

  • Hybrid Working – Flexibility around when and where you work. 

  • Pay for Performance – industry leading variable compensation offerings tied to company and individual performance on top of a competitive base salary package. 

  • Parental Leave – 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers and up to 1 week for secondary care givers. 

  • Leave Options – Purchased leave, volunteer leave and LiveWell leave programs give you even more flexibility to plan your life and spend time on causes that matter. 

  • Great Place to Work certification in Australia. 

  • In House Training Programs 

  • Corporate Discount Programs & Novated Leasing – Utilize a range of discount programs (gym membership, health insurance, banking) depending on location. 


About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.