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I have worked in the employment relations sector for many years and have become recognised by my peers as a capable and experienced operator working in many different environments and organisations as well as undertaking start - up team development of HR groups.

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I have had many years of successful interaction with Unions and employee advocates dealing with large collective employment agreements as well as managing negotiations for smaller individual agreements. I have managed and lead negotiation teams dealing with multi employer and multi contract labour arrangements. I have also had many years of dealing with industrial relationship problems and disputes across many different industries and situations.

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I am an experienced dispute resolution expert having dealt with many different types of employment problems both from an individual and collective basis with large and small Union's alike. I have managed Personal Grievances and Employment Relations Authority cases for over 15 years.

Work History

Employment Practices Manager & Senior HR Advisor

New Zealand Police - Central Districts HQ

2008 - Present

Central Districts.

Key Accountabilities.
Police Code of Conduct & Performance Management specialist for Central Districts Region based in Palmerston North reporting to District Commander

Regional ER Specialist for employee investigation and Code of Conduct matters, member of Central Districts Management and HR teams.

Regional Human Resources Manager

Public Prisons Service

2006 - January 2008

Key Accountabilities
Regional HR Manager for 4 custodial prison sites
12 direct reports with operational oversight of all ER, HR & IR functions. Significant Training & Development Role including responsibility for all site industrial relations.

Operational budget - NZD1.45m

HR Manager - Case Division

Carter Holt Harvey - Packaging

2003 - December 2005

Key Accountabilities
HR Manager for Christchurch, Levin and other Packaging New Zealand manufacturing & distribution sites. Responsible for operational HR management including recruitment, industrial relations management, coaching & development as well as site health & safety.
Additional responsibilities included Collective employment Agreement negotiations and management at site level.

2 direct reports

HR, H&S & Quality Advisor

Works Infrastructure Ltd

2001 - 2003

Key Accountabilities
Central Region advisor to branch managers & management teams in operational health and safety, ACC Partnership Program & Work Safe Management. Company representative - Bitumen Contractors Association.

HR Advisor

Central Region

2000 - 2001

Palmerston North

Key Accountabilities
Collective Employment Contract negotiation
Recruitment & staff development
Dispute resolution & mediation.
Project Team member - company re structuring

Operations Manager

Central Transport Limited

1988 - 1992

Palmerston North
2. Distribution information project - Dominion Breweries Ltd - Mangatainoka

Westpac Liaison Manager

A.G.C Finance Ltd

1977 - 1988

A.G.C Finance Ltd
2. Retail Banker - Wellington & various locations - (Bank of New South Wales - Westpac Bank) and Branch Manager (Trust Bank)

Project Team Member

"Project Rewire"

2001

H/R I/T System reviews.

HR Manager & Company Secretary

Tararua Roading Limited

1992

Key Accountabilities
Employment Contract negotiation
Health & Safety Management
Administration Management
Company Secretary duties
Staff development and training
ISO Quality Management System implementation

Education

Grad.Dip.Business Studies [Maj. Employment Relations Management]

Massey University

January 2008 - January 2014

NZ Cert. In Small Business Management
(Open Polytechnic.)

Certificate of Transport Law & Knowledge
(LTSA)

Dannevirke High School

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Contact Details

Phone:
+64027 4824345
Address:
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand