Recruitment Advisor - Auckland

  • Downer
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 12/03/2019
Permanent Human Resources

Job Description

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

  • Ownership of a national portfolio in our fast paced Downer Facilities Services & Utilities business, Hospitality & Soft Services and Laundries
  • Make a real difference through strong business partnerships.
  • Work alongside Hiring Managers, HR Business Partners and the wider in-house Downer Recruitment team on proactive initiatives to attract and retain the right people for long term careers.

Our successful, large and diverse Downer Facilities Services & Utilities business is growing. With the integration of our Spotless business in NZ, a fantastic opportunity now exists to lead our Hospitality & Soft Services and Laundries recruitment national portfolio. Based in our Wiri office (Auckland) the purpose of the role is to support our leaders meeting their recruitment needs. Candidates include skilled or semi-skilled people for the full spectrum of mostly permanent waged, salaried, technical specialist and managerial positions.

You will provide expertise and fit-for-purpose recruitment solutions and will engage directly with General Managers and hiring managers to determine sourcing options, candidate management, proactive sourcing, and support of offers. Day-to-day you will be managing the end to end process for high volume of roles across New Zealand. You will also be part of, and contribute to, the wider in-house recruitment team streamlining internal recruitment processes and hiring frameworks. Focus your energy on what you do best – attracting and acquiring talent!

The key to the success of this role is to care about our business and what we do, pride in delivering a great candidate experience, build relationships with our hiring managers and work smartly as a team.

We are looking for a high performer who shows initiative and drive. The right candidate will have a proven experience with high performing recruitment processes. We are looking for a keen team player who has a minimum of four years in-house experience, preferably across facility management or service based industries. You will be experienced in managing a large geographical area and be able to successfully building relationships locally and remotely. Talent attraction, talent pipelining and proactive sourcing are a real focus in your recruitment approach and you will enjoy the fast paced nature of a busy recruitment desk. Naturally you will have strong communication skills, be able to multi-task and deliver outcomes in a timely, effective manner. 

If this opportunity sounds like you then apply now online through the link provided. For further information you can contact or 021 301 371 National Recruitment Manager (please do not send applications to this email address – apply as per the instructions).


Advertised: 06 Mar 2019 New Zealand Daylight Time


Recruitment - Internal