People and Culture Manager
Are you a brilliant, dynamic and experienced HR professional looking for an opportunity to make your mark on a kiwi software success story? Join our great Auckland-based team in taking our airline performance software to the airline industry around the world.
Merlot Aero is on the lookout for someone special: you will be responsible for building a Global People and Culture (P&C) function that aligns with merlot’s strategy, business needs and objectives. Your knowledge of the latest trends in P&C management will allow you to develop and support P&C strategy and practice in the areas of leadership, employee engagement, performance management, talent management, organisational development and change management. As a result of your experience and skills, merlot aero will thrive on the latest innovative P&C practices.
The groundwork has been put in place, but there is still room to build out your team and approach.
This will be a varied and challenging role, where no two days will be the same. Some of the key responsibilities will include:
If we were to describe the ideal person for the role, here are some of the attributes they'd have:
Founded in 2008, merlot.aero has cemented its place as a leader in disruptive innovation for the aviation industry. Our value proposition is based on business optimisation through crew management for airlines internationally. The airline industry faces pressures like few others – highly regulated, deeply competitive, and with incredibly tight margins. Worldwide over 800,000 pilots and crew must be perfectly aligned with flight schedules in ways that balance on-time performance, cost, compliance and crew satisfaction. A New Zealand success story, merlot.aero ensures 1.5 million perfect flights a year (and growing).
We have a team of 120 strong and exciting plans for investment in growth and innovation. There are 35 of us based in Ponsonby currently, with the remainder of the team in Manila and around the globe. We are an open-minded, fast thinking group, who communicate regularly and take pride in what we do. Our offices in Auckland are brand new, in a central Ponsonby location, with great public transport links or carparks for those who need.
You will be managed by a supportive and energetic CFO and you will be given loads of autonomy to make the role your own.
If the above sounds like you, then click apply now and we'll be in touch. Team fit is extremely important to us, we will move quickly for the right person so don’t wait to apply as we will review applications as they come in.