Chief People Officer

Leaderbrand Produce Ltd is one of New Zealand’s most recognised and diverse horticultural businesses, which is 100% family owned and operated fresh produce supplier based in Gisborne.  Our culture is challenging, exciting and rewarding.

LeaderBrand is seeking a highly experienced and engaging HR Champion who can offer proven record of building and encouraging top performance teams.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for supporting our managers in recruiting, talent development and employee relations whilst contributing towards LeaderBrand’s success. 

Our ideal HR Champion should have a proven ability to build relationships with a sound knowledge of employment law, strong leadership skills and offer an array of skills in accurate employee assessments and development.

Key focus for this role:

  • Support Managers with initiatives to continue to build a strong balanced team
  • Understand skills matrix and create plans to develop people to fit with a ‘promotion from within’ target
  • Provide leadership and coaching on HR activities within business
  • Guide and support key aspects of HR functions-recruitment, performance management, dispute resolutions, etc
  • Provide key information on plans and outcomes of activities.

This is a senior position at LeaderBrand, reporting to the CEO.  Opportunity to become a key member of the leadership team at LB and be part of the long term success of our business.

Applications close 23 April 2019.

Please email your cover letter and CV to