HR Manager - Barworks Hospitality Group

Work with this industry leader, backed by global business partner Heineken to drive the people strategy across a multi-site, young and dynamic group.

Barworks Hospitality Group own and operate 19 bars and restaurants across Auckland and has become recognised as one of Auckland’s hospitality leaders and innovators.  With a focus on ‘people first’ our ambition is to keep questioning the industry landscape, inspiring and delivering experiences that impress. 

We are looking for a passionate, exceptional leader to join our leadership team and lead the HR team during an exciting time of growth and change across the business and hospitality industry.   Reporting to the one of the directors, this role will be responsible for further developing and executing the People Plan, ensuring it delivers on our strategic pillar of ‘People first’.   

To be successful in this role you will have a proven background in a generalist HR role.  You will bring a solid understanding of modern HR practices and will be able to build strong relationships, becoming a trusted advisor in this diverse business.   This is a true business partnering role where your operational experience will marry with your strategic knowledge.

This role will also be responsible for;

  • Contributing to the business strategy
  • Executing the People Plan and its key deliverables
  • Leadership development
  • Performance reviews, succession planning and skill gap identification
  • Employment relations
  • Employee engagement and culture
  • Leading the People team- HR advisor, Training and Development Manager and Talent Recruiter
  • Leading the Health and Safety practises and strategy


This role is based at our Head Office in Ellerslie working in our creative, open plan offices with free parking.  A competitive salary and incentive scheme plus benefits are on offer.

About you:

  • 5years + in a similar role
  • Thorough understanding of current NZ employment legislation
  • Previous team leadership experience
  • Strong communicator and relationship management skills
  • A great sense of humour

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and Cover letter, all applications confidential.

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