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Business Analyst

Our client’s team specialises in solving complex customer problems by providing custom software solutions utilising the web, mobile, cloud, internet of things and various other applications. They seamlessly blend user experience, design, software engineering, testing, and project management with a focus on delivering compelling and engaging digital solutions that are robust, scalable and efficient.

The Opportunity

Due to upcoming exciting projects, our client is looking for a Business Analyst to join their remote team to service their clients based here in Auckland.

About you:

You will be joining a team working on a complex, workflow and process management system. To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Ability to facilitate and promote client engagement and follow-up, ensuring alignment of technical requirements of the client to the Digital team
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Responsibility for creating technical specs, identifying business needs and requirement elicitation as well as process definition
  • Strong facilitation, influencing and negotiating skills
  • Experience working in Agile and Waterfall projects
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Flexibility for regular travel where required

Due to the current border closure, we will only consider candidates in New Zealand, that can make themselves available for interviews in Auckland.

Product Developer – Pokeno

New Zealand
Our client is looking for a wizard product developer to devise, develop & implement their fabulous new products.
We are looking for world-class inventors and masterminds in product formulation. Your dairy background and skills are in high demand here, but they need more, they need resourceful professionals that understand the meaning of quality and delivery, integrity and ownership. 
If this sparks your imagination and passion keep reading.
In addition to your mad genius we also require the following attributes: 
 

  • Minimum Dairy, Food or Nutritional science, food technology undergraduate degree.
  • Min of 2 years of experience in Technical and/or product development of Infant Formula, milk powder or other dairy plant processes is required.
  • Proven ability to work in a food manufacturing environment and experience with Food Safety and HACCP systems
  • Knowledge and application of industrial and personal safety behaviours
  • Customer relationship management
  • Experience in developments of nutritional new product specifications, formulations, processing conditions and product analysis.
  • Advanced problem-solving abilities
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, and interaction with the cross-functional team.
  • A high level of energy and motivation with a desire to achieve required quality standards.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively and build internal and external relationships
  • Customer focus
  • Willingness to work on career development and growth plan
  • Creative, able to think ‘outside the box’, forward-thinking and problem-solving capability.
  • Ability to manage multiple NPD products within the same time and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting with little direction and with direct supervision.
  • Strong attention to details with high accuracy in their own works and ready to back up their assertions with facts.
  • Good engagement with customers and appropriately match their expectations to NPD product solutions.
  • Knowledge of NPD proprietary software or work with other database platforms would be an advantage.

The role will require a leader that can work autonomously but have the soft skills to work with the greater teams internally and externally.  In a nutshell, if this is ticking your boxes and spinning your wheels, we would like to have a look at your resume and a cover letter.
This is a fantastic opportunity to be in the leading forefront of the manufacturing and dairy industry, and we look forward to having a chat.
Please apply by clicking the link below.

Construction Claims Expert/Senior Planning Engineer

This role requires smarts and diplomacy.

Bullet Points

  • Will offer remote options with travel requirements
  • Fun team with collaboration at their core
  • Best of the bread work here

Our client specialises in Management Consulting, Scheduling & Planning and Construction Claims & Disputes and since inception, they have been leading the industry in providing exceptional services to its clients.

This top client has gained an outstanding reputation from its clients with proven records and repetitive business.
Over the past 10 years, they have experienced significant growth, and we are looking for a Construction Claims Expert to join our mighty team!

Reporting through to the Managing Director, this role will be for preparing and defending the extension of time and disruption claims. It is a highly autonomous role and requires a motivated self-starter who has excellent time management, planning and communication skills.

This current position is a permanent role.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Some of the key tasks are:
•   Prepare extension of time claims, disruption and time-related costs.
•   Review and analyse the extension of time and disruption claims.
•   Write detailed narrative reports about the extension of time claims
•   Review and analyse project correspondences (RFI’s, CI’s, Meeting Minutes, progress photos, programmes etc.) and identify delay and disruption events.
•   Review contract documents and investigate the impact of the special conditions on the claim
•   Produce and implement industry-standard techniques such as Time Impact Analysis, As-Built v As-planned, Impacted As-Planned and Collapsed As-Built.
•   Generate histograms, charts, resource levelling/charts etc. 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

Key Relationships

  • Must be a team player
  • Promote the business
  • A motivated and driven person
  • Like challenge

Required Skills & Attributes:

•   Excellent report (claims) writing skills
•   Superior communication skills
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•   Extreme attention to details.
•   Excellent skills in using MS Project, Primavera P6, PowerPoint, Word, Excel.
•   Excellent knowledge and experience using NZ standard contracts NZS3910
•   Excellent organisational and planning skills
•   Must be able to work independently with very little supervision
•   3D modelling using Sketchup or Revit, or CAD is a PLUS
•   Good understanding and knowledge about 4D and 5D planning is a PLUS.

Required Experience:

The successful candidate must have a degree or relevant qualification in Engineering, construction management, or a related field is a must.
Must be from the construction industry with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in one or more of the followings:

•   Preparing and defending extension of time claims
•   Scheduling & Planning
•   Contract administration background

Please note: Applicants must be New Zealand residents or legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ).

Systems & E-commerce Analyst

Short Description Exclusive role with one of our top clients.

Bullet Points

  • Working at a high pace
  • Play hard work hard environment
  • Comfortable with change

Full Job Description

Responsible for the execution, strategy, growth and profitability of online and omnichannel environment and the performance of all ICT systems and processes.
Key responsibilities 

  • Develop clear E-commerce strategy and development roadmaps
  • Evaluate all processes and methods used in existing systems
  • Identify areas of improvements in all aspects of the business including:
    • Traffic acquisition
    • Site performance and conversion optimisation
    • Marketing initiatives and activities
    • Functional processes and procedures
    • 3rd party system integrations
    • ERP System application
    • Fulfilment procedures and processes
    • Customer service
    • Site merchandising and messaging
  • Design and creation of new web-based systems
  • Interpretation of data into valuable insights and highlighting opportunities to change
  • Lead technical advisor to the business including new integration opportunities and viability and suitability.
  • Manager and leader of the development environment leading both internal and external teams on the execution and delivery of all IT and Web-based development projects
  • Manager of internal marketing and Digital marketing departments.
  • Head of R&D on the latest trends and new growth opportunities through internal changes of systems or the introduction of new 3rd party systems or external collaborations.
  • Lead an E-commerce project, from planning to design and delivery
  • Produce requirement documentation and scope documentation
  • Present and position solutions and outcomes
  • Understanding of E-commerce UX and best practice principles
  • In-depth understanding and experience with Magento E-commerce platforms to fully platform capability and propose suitable and functional solutions
  • Design, implementation and assessment of proposed solutions to meet the needs of the business whilst reducing any risks in systems, code or processes.

Qualifications

  • More than 5 years of E-commerce management experience
  • More than 5 years’ experience with Magento V1 and 2
  • Understanding of coding practices including the use of GIT and JIRA
  • Experience with ERP systems that include Erply
  • Ability to communicate, produce documentation, prepare and lead sessions, etc. 
  • Ability to sell technical concepts and capabilities to business stakeholders
  • Advanced experience in the following systems:
    • Klaviyo
    • HotJar
    • Google Suite (Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Search Console, Merchant Place, Data Studio)
    • Nosto
    • Klevu Search
  • Designing technical and functional systems and producing:
    • Solution architecture of E-commerce systems and integrations documentation
    • Solution infrastructure, including recommending and validating servers, databases, load balancing, performance metrics, etc.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in E-commerce, UX, Conversion Optimisation and an end to end E-commerce processes from design, acquisition, fulfilment and service.

Software Engineer (intermediate to senior)

The collaborative environment of like-minded people, looking to expand their team of Software engineers

  • Christchurch location
  • Work-life balance
  • Best teams in action

Full Job Description

We are currently looking for a number of “big bang” software engineers, for one of our rapidly growing clients in Christchurch New Zealand.  The company has grown rather quickly over the last four years, and 2020 is showing more growth to work with one of the most collaborative, big thinkers team in New Zealand.

The Role + Opportunity
To support the rapid growth of our clients business, we are seeking highly motivated Software Engineers at a variety of experience levels from intermediate to senior, to join our clients Christchurch team. This is a fulltime permanent role based in Christchurch.
Working closely with other developers, designers, product owners and quality assurance representatives, you will be a key member of their development team building their world-class products. If you are looking for a technically challenging role in developing quality scientific software, then this is the role for you.

The Company

A world leader in the development of geoscience visualisation software. They have employees in 15 countries across 6 continents and currently have solutions tailored for the Civil Engineering, Environmental, Mining & Minerals, Energy and Government sectors.

Their product suites, optionally combined with their developed Central model management solution enable people to create rich stories and uncover valuable insights from geological and geophysical data and ultimately make better decisions about their earth, environment and energy challenges.

 You will have:

  • An interest in science (mathematical or science background)
  • Brilliance, drive and motivation to work in a highly technical environment
  • A high level of experience in coding practices and designs
  • Adaptability – we develop cloud, enterprise and Windows desktop applications using open-source tools; can you keep up?
  • Excellent collaboration skills

We will encourage you to:

  • Solve technically challenging problems
  • Flex your debugging muscles
  • Experience working with a team of like-minded developers
  • Unleash your design flair
  • Use your maths skills every day
  • Champion the cause of great software

The technology they utilise:

  • Python, C/C++, TypeScript, ReactJS, Redux, Qt
  • Ansible, Terraform, PowerShell, Robot Framework
  • SQLite, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ
  • Windows (Windows Services, IIS), Linux
  • Microsoft Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, Datadog, Sentry

Tools they prefer:

  • PyCharm, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code
  • Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Confluence, etc), Github
  • TeamCity

Techniques they believe in:

  • Lean/Agile
  • In-team domain experts
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Flat development team structure

Benefits

As a global team, it is diverse – they’re geologists, geoscientists, software engineers, salespeople and communication specialists. They’re technical experts who are motivated by the challenges that their customers face. They use the experience of their people to solve the highly complex problems of today and work towards the bigger solutions of tomorrow.
The company provides medical insurance, healthy snacks, an on-site gym, flexible hours and a Christchurch office with easy access.
Offering market-competitive salaries and support continuing growth and education.

How to apply
If this sounds like the role for you, apply today through the link with a covering letter and CV in a word format.
In your cover letter, please include your:

  • Right to work in New Zealand (if any)
  • Notice period in your current role (if applicable)
  • The location where you are currently based

Electrical & Automation Project Engineer

Small firm with a consulting feel.

  • Flexible work environment
  • Role ownership
  • Step into that consultative space

Job description
Do you have an engineering background with project delivery and construction experience? The core of this role is to plan and deliver multi-facet commercial and industrial projects.  In this competitive world, smart design, innovation and out of the box thinking is required. The role of the E & A Project Engineer to put their talent to work and understand the client’s needs, providing insight, guiding and validating the requirements.
 
Some highlights are:

  • Diverse and interesting projects
  • Work Flexibility
  • Established firm with excellent client networks
  • Solid workload
  • Good Support
  • A refreshing change.
  • Excellent rewards with salary and bonuses.

You:
You will be an experienced and competent E & A Project Engineer with the proven ability to work on behalf of the client on complex projects, sometimes managing multiple projects over several locations. You will have a solid knowledge of Electrical & Automation engineering disciplines and budget management, plus be able to offer guidance on design management, compliance and process, ensuring good support is available and to supply the client with value for money.
 
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 

  • Conceptualize, research and develop potential options and manage due diligence, acquisition, implementation and operational functions for projects.
  • Producing outline and detailed designs and preparation of specifications and capital costing.
  • Managing multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Providing electrical and controls the input to proposals and bids along with construction monitoring and oversight of commissioning.
  • Provide solutions and service to clients on-site, taking lead roles in project engineering and management as required.
  • Manage project resources, including managing and developing efficient work teams.
  • Pricing, planning and tendering for a wide range of projects and management of resources within budget while also ensuring that all targets are met by preparing calculations, schematics, drawings, models, specifications and documentation across multiple projects.
  • Identifying problems/faults in the field, and identification of appropriate solutions.
  • Ensuring progress of projects is on track using appropriate technologies.
  • Create and adhere to project programme and timeframes.
  • Assume overall responsibility for raising, tracking and managing any delays to the timing of each stage, including dependencies not being met. 
  • Analyse all risks and assess the impact of the overall project completion, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events on initiation mitigation action.
  • Lead and motivate teams to meet targets and objectives.
  • Built, manage and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, design teams, our clients, local authorities and associated organizations.
  • Maintaining the highest standards of safety.

 
Requirements:

  • Minimum relevant tertiary level qualification
  • Typically, 5 years plus experience in a project engineering environment.
  • Electrical & Automation background.
  • Operational experience would be an advantage.
  • Able to manage multiple and diverse projects.
  • Ability to plan and facilitate meetings and knowledge of the strategic and operational issues of the project.
  • Ability to analyse and review financial and related budgetary information to determine the impact on a project.
  • Work well under pressure and easily adapt to changing or challenging circumstances.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various stakeholders from different disciplines and the ability to assess, recommend and implement improvement initiatives to the client.
  • Ability to think on your feet, problem-solve, multi-task and work under pressure while keeping your finger on the pulse.
  • Knowledge of and ability to manage all aspects of Health and Safety
  • Ability to build teams and generate a spirit of cooperation and motivation while coordinating diverse activities.
  • Good IT skill will be an advantage.
  • Exceptional consulting/project delivery skills, able to hit the ground running.
  • Excellent Communication Skills (written and verbal) and competence in clear, concise and tactful communication with senior management, clients, peers and colleagues.
  • Keen to take ownership of design-driven projects
  • Facility management would be an advantage.
  • The experience that demonstrates potential, capability and leadership

 
In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, per anum, dependent on your experience and expertise.
So:
If you enjoy the people side, working close to the client and working on multi-facet projects you will be proud to show your friends, please reach out today.