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At Cooney Lees Morgan, we're all about having the best and brightest legal professionals on our team.

As a mid-sized law firm based in Tauranga, we're proud to provide quality and pragmatic solutions to a range of corporate, commercial, local authority, and private clients both locally and across the country. Our teams tackle challenging and rewarding work that's both sophisticated and wide-ranging.

We've fostered an encouraging and supportive environment in our modern CBD offices. We're continuously striving to make our workplace more inclusive and we believe that different experiences, perspectives, and values working together lead to better outcomes. If you have the right skill set, we'd love to have you on board!

Our people choose Cooney Lees Morgan not only for the professional challenge but also for the quality of life that living in the beautiful Bay of Plenty brings. So, if you're thinking of taking your career to the next level, come join us and experience the difference for yourself!


Senior Strategic HR Lead Role

Applications Close 30th June 2024

Position Level Executive

4 June 2024

Cooney Lees Morgan is a legal firm established and thriving in Tauranga for over 100 years. Their number one goal is not to be the biggest, or to have the biggest turnover, instead, their goal is to hire the best people. Cooney Lees Morgan understands that the best people are attracted to the best working environment, and they are now seeking a People and Culture Business Partner to help bring this vision to life.

As People and Culture Business Partner you will be at the forefront of managing all aspects of Cooney Lees Morgan people and culture initiatives. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the organisational culture, ensuring to attract, develop, and retain top legal talent. This role requires you to have an Executive presence as it reports into the Chief Executive and works closely with senior management and staff, implementing and overseeing HR strategies that align with the firm's values and goals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement HR initiatives that are pragmatic, commercial, and linked to business performance and staff well-being.
  • Work closely with the senior administration team to align HR strategies with firm objectives.
  • Provide regular monthly reports to management and partners on all HR metrics.
  • Serve as the HR subject matter expert, offering assistance and advice on both strategic and day-to-day people-related issues.
  • Ensure staff remuneration is fair and competitive within the market.
  • Oversee the performance review, salary review, and promotions process for the firm.

Background required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a senior HR role
  • Experience within a legal or professional services environment.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing HR strategies and initiatives.
  • Knowledge of employment law and HR best practices.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.

This is a true generalist role where you will be required to partner with the business providing strategic advice and assistance, whilst also being comfortable to step in and assist with day-to-day people related issues.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply now or call Liz Kennedy, Executive Consultant at Ryan & Alexander with any questions. P 07 925 0446 | M 027 519 9411

Applications close on 30th June 2024.

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