Req ID:  1497

Queenstown, New Zealand

Date:  20-May-2022

Specialist, Human Resources

Job Description

DFS promises to be the world traveler's preferred destination for luxurious shopping.  We offer our customers a carefully curated selection of exceptional products from over 700 of the world's leading brands across multiple categories: fashion and beauty & fragrances and watches & jewelry and wines & spirits.  DFS stores are located in some of the world's most iconic destinations - each selected for its unique appeal.

We are excited to announce the grand opening of our newest store based right in the heart of the city of Queenstown. With a new store comes new job opportunities and so we are on the hunt for a motivated and experienced Human Resources Specialist.


The role:
Reporting to the HR Manager, you will be responsible for providing exceptional, timely and accurate administrative support and coordination to the HR function in every aspect including general administration, end to end recruitment and planning and execution of HR projects. You will also be required to confidently deal with the day to day business operations autonomously.


The role is anticipated to start from 1st July 2022

Key Requirements

  • Strong organisational skills – able to work to timeframes and deadlines. 
  • Work well under pressure and with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Master at MS Office
  • Understanding of NZ Employment Law
  • Recruitment and administration experience is an absolute must. 
  • We also have a preference for a relevant HR related qualification
  • Experience within retail and new store openings would be a great advantage



  • DFS New Zealand offer world class training for employees who demonstrate the values and commitment that DFS aspire to
  • We also offer a competitive remuneration package
  • A very generous staff discount and opportunities for regular rewards and bonuses
  • Work-life balance 
  • Subsidised health care
  • Company mobile and laptop will be provided


If you are looking for a fun and busy environment and your interpersonal skills are top notch, then we would love to hear from you. Don't delay send your CV and cover letter today!


Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.