Added 2 November 2021

People & Culture Business Partner

About the Company:

Able is NZ’s leading provider of media access services - providing captioning and audio description to make sure content can be seen and heard by everyone. From media and news, through to the Olympic Games, Able provides this incredible service to some 880,000 deaf and hard of hearing people and some 180,000 blind low vision kiwis.
Able is a For-purpose organisation with a dedicated team who work hard to produce accessible content, and who all passionately believe in this basic human right.



About the Role:


Reporting into the CEO, you will be responsible for all aspects of people and capability. 

A team of approximately 40 staff members, Able are excited to be supported by this newly created part-time role – to assist the senior management team with all things HR - from recruitment, induction, training and development, enhancing culture and wellbeing, remuneration advice and other HR tasks.

An exceptional organisation with exceptional people; you will be surrounded by passionate team members who boast tenure and loyalty. You will feel instantaneously comfortable with the capability of those around you, and your job will be to bolster their skills through:


  • Ongoing learning and development
  • Streamlining HR processes
  • Engaging staff and enhancing performance
  • Developing a strong recruitment plan for further hires
  • Maintaining a positive and productive working environment


Wellbeing is hugely important at Able, and this will be another key piece in your role. You will focus on developing and implementing a wellbeing strategy which engages the core values of the business.

What will be pivotal to the success of this, however, is you…



About You:


You are an experienced HR professional. A trusted advisor who provides HR advice and support in a variety of areas. With your level of experience, you will have a detailed understanding of all employment related legislation and are clued up on People & Culture best practice.

You have the natural ability to build strong relationships from the get-go, and your communication style is warm, open, and understanding. You have confidence in the advice you provide and in turn the business has a natural trust and confidence in you.

You are enthusiastic, committed, and able to think outside the box, your work style is collaborative, thoughtful, and your “why” is people, it’s always the people – you go above and beyond with your kind nature to ensure every team member feels valued and supported.

You’ll look to come up with innovative solutions to deliver positive people outcomes within the business. Above all you will value the wellbeing of staff and will strive in this purposeful role.



Apply Now!


In the first instance, please apply by sending your CV through by clicking the link below. To find out more, please get in touch with Nuala on


To apply for this vacancy, you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.


At the appropriate stage we will request your references, we ask that you do not include them on your CV when applying.


At Tribe we have our guiding light to show us the way. We bring our whole selves to work. We encourage inclusion in every single interaction. We genuinely care about people, and are curious about their stories. We celebrate all points of view. We will help you find your tribe, the same way we have. We’re all on a journey together so come along…