Manager HR Services


Based at the DHB in Lower Hutt, which has a multi-facetted and culturally diverse staff of around 2400, we are looking for a high-performing, hands-on HR Leader to manage the organisation’s HR Services and recruitment team.  

Reporting to the General Manager, Human Resources and Organisational Development you will play a key role in leading, mentoring and coaching the team to continue delivering a high quality HR and recruitment service to HVDHB people leaders. 


  • HR experience, preferably in the NZ State Sector
  • Experience in leading, managing and motivating a team
  • Work programming and project management skills
  • The ability to develop and maintain effective relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the NZ State Sector / Health Sector


Hutt Hospital, part of Hutt Valley District Health Board is a busy 270 bed general hospital, serving a population of around 145,000. We provide most secondary services, as well as being the tertiary centre for regional plastic, maxillofacial and burns services, the regional rheumatology and school dental services and the greater Wellington public health and breast screening services.


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. 

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, use of our onsite gym.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 8110411C-18 and job title in the subject line.


Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 8110411C-18

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Friday, 26 October 2018