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Our client, one of Kāpiti's leading dining establishments is seeking a creative, people-focused and proactive leader to manage their busy restaurant. You will be an integral part of delivering a top notch and personalised dining experience to the restaurant guests. 

Key responsibilities include: 

Providing premium hospitality to guests, based on the FOH Hospitality & Service Guidelines.

- Managing the reservation system/bookings.

- Overseeing the beverage list, creation, implementation and stock management.

- Leadership, training and guidance of hospitality staff.

- Cash handling. 

The days of work are Wed-Sat, totalling approx 20 - 25 hours p/week. 

Competitive remuneration and an excellent team environment are on offer for the right person. 

For a full job description please contact Julia on 027 595 0146 or email


We're on the lookout for a junior administrator to join our clients current admin team. You will have a great personality, ideally with some experience working in reception or frontline work, be presentable with excellent communication skills, a quick learner, good attention to detail, a logical thinker, and computer savvy.

 This role is Monday – Friday, approximate hours are 8am until 5pm with an hour for lunch.

 You will assist our client’s administration team in ensuring the smooth operation of administrative and office systems, and accurate recording of job management and accounts.

To register your interest please call Julia on 027 595 0146 or email


We are looking for several fit and reliable people for some temporary cleaning work in central Wellington. Cleaning experience preferred but not essential.

Tuesday 28th March, 9am - 4.30pm

Wednesday 29th March, 8am – 4.00pm

(finish times are approx and may differ depending on how quickly the assignment is completed)

Please register your interest by contacting Julia on 027 595 0146 or email


We have a special vacancy in our team for a part time office administrator.

This role looks after all our administration functions and is for 6 - 8 hours in our office on a Tuesday. You must be proficient with ACE payroll and XERO, and have previous administration experience. If you would like to join us, we would love to hear from you - please email a CV to


We have a great little part time hospitality role available in Waikanae beach. Tuesday 12pm - 4pm (approx) and Sat/Sun 9am - 3pm (approx). 

The role involves some basic cooking so would suit someone with experience in food prep or an interest in cooking/caking at home. Barista skills are a bonus, but training can be provided. 

If this sounds like you please give Julia a call on 027 595 0146 or email


We're looking for someone with accounts experience to take on a trust account administrator role in a lovely local law firm. The role involves balancing accounts and processing incoming/outgoing funds in relation to the trust account and conveyancing. Legal experience preferred but not essential as training can be provided.  

The hours of work are Mon - Fri, 9am - 3pm. Or the role could be worked over 4 days, 9am - 5pm, but you must be available to work Fridays. 

For a full job description please contact Julia on 027 595 0146 or email your CV to


Do you have trades experience and are looking for a new challenge away from the tools? Or you may have experience managing a service department and are looking to join a dynamic and well established NZ business?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Service Manager located at our client's state-of-the-art, purpose-built headquarters based in Wellington.

The Service Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the after-sales department and resolving all warranty claims that come into the business. This includes managing internal service technicians as well as ensuring the scheduling and coordinating of external tradesman appointments are actioned in a timely manner.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures to improve the efficiency and quality of the service department.
  • Responding to customer inquiries and complaints in a timely and professional manner, and taking appropriate action to resolve issues.
  • Providing technical support to customers and tradesman.
  • Managing budgets, including controlling costs of all service-related work.
  • Tracking and analyzing key performance indicators, such as customer satisfaction, quantity of pending service requests and quarterly service costs per supplier.
  • Preparing detailed service request reports for suppliers, and ensuring replacement products and service costs are claimed.
  • Overseeing the training and development of service technicians, ensuring they have the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their jobs effectively.
  • Staying up-to-date with systems and industry developments and incorporating them into the service department as appropriate.
  • Testing and reporting on products that have been returned under warranty.

To be successful as a Service Manager, you will need to be technically minded, have the ability to work hands on with products and have strong leadership, management and communication skills. You will also be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to work well under pressure.

If this sounds like you please contact Julia on 027 595 0146 or email


We're looking for someone to take on a part-time role for a fixed period - late Feb through until early May 2023. The work involves general cleaning within an aged care facility in Paraparaumu.

Monday - Saturday. 8am to 11.30am or 8.30am to 12.00pm (3.5 hours per day)

If you're keen and available to take up this opportunity please call Julia on 027 595 0146 or email


We're seeking a responsible person with an interest in cooking and customer service for a Shift Manager role in Waikanae. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Food preparation/cooking 
  • Cash handling
  • Customer service
  • Closing up at the end of shifts 

Hospitality experience an advantage but not essential. Full training will be provided and this opportunity could suit someone with the commitment and enthusiasm to step up. 

The role is 25-27 hours per week, worked over 4 days. Tuesday 1pm - 8/8:30pm, Wed-Fri 2pm - 9/9:30pm. An occasional weekend shift every couple of months may be required. 

If this sounds like you please call Julia on 027 595 0146 or email


This full time (minimum 40 hours per week) permanent position is for a well-established IT company providing project and managed services from their Napier office. 

This role provides strategic and technical expertise for systems design, architecture design and operational services, as well as sales and relationship management with clients.

As an Enterprise Network and Systems Engineer, you will provide operational support services for all clients, as well as supporting the delivery of these services by the rest of the team. This will require some travel in the Hawkes Bay area, and on occasion to Wellington to support contracted clients. 

Some on call and rostered shifts may also be part of this role.

Key accountabilities:

  • Efficient management of Enterprise services, providing scalable solutions that are consistent and repeatable.
  • Excellent communications, relationship management and new sales to existing customers. 
  • Supporting commercial management with accurate resource and cost estimates, and enthusiastically developing new customers.
  • Assisting customers develop their IT strategy and how to achieve it, servicing existing customers IT requirements, and deliver projects to customer and partner satisfaction.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance on customers systems (e.g. monitoring backups) and resolving any issues.
  • Provide operational support including 24x7 on call, as required. 
  • Train and mentor staff and follow up completed jobs to ensure client satisfaction.

Skills you have: 

  • Excellent communication, account management and customer relationship skills. 
  • Leadership in delivering high quality customer support and documentation.
  • Commercial awareness and ability to deliver within defined scope and manage variations.
  • Good understanding of change management processes.
  • Incident management and reporting.
  • Proven knowledge of MS Active Directory Group Policies.
  • Excellent communication skills including clear and effective written communication skills, proven ability to manage a team.
  • Proactive with ability to self-manage.
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and administration skills.
  • Ability to identify, priority and manage tasks at outages and other potential stressful situations.
  • Strong technical skills and experience with AWS and Azure Cloud infrastructure deployments and migrations.
  • Experience with managed wireless solutions: Ubiquity, Cambium, Ligo. 
  • Ability to follow and apply excellent security practices.
  • Ability to effectively follow and document processes.
  • Experienced in developing IT strategy for a managed services environment.

Technical skills you have – you will have a minimum of ten years’ experience in the following:

  • AWS and Azure Cloud infrastructure deployments and migrations, GCP as and if required.
  • MCSE or equivalent level of certification with 10+ years’ experience working on Microsoft server environments (Active Directory, RDS farms and load balancers, DNS, DHCP, GPO, WSUS, PowerShell and NTFS permissions).
  • Advanced Knowledge of virtualisation and management of VM’s in VMware (Hyper-V a plus), Proxmox and KVM.
  • Extensive practical experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, VPNs, SD-WAN, SASE, SSE etc. a must.
  • Advanced Knowledge of network security and firewall security (Firewall policies, L2 and L3 configurations, IPSec tunnels, Cert based VPN's, High-Availability (HA) deployments).
  • Experience administering and deploying Linux based services (DNS, SMTP, SYSLOG, DHCP, iSCSI targets and initiators, Nagios, LibreNMS, OpenVPN, cron schedules).
  • Experience in Backup and Disaster planning, deployments and testing strategies. (VeeAM And VMware platforms).

Other "bonus" skills: 

  • Backup and BCP best practices Scripting.
  • RAID configurations.
  • Endpoint Security.
  • Mobile device management.
  • Database maintenance (SQL, Pervasive, MySQL).
  • Experience with Juniper firewall and switching hardware.
  • Experience migrating traditional MPLS networks to SD-WAN / SASE technology.

The ability to learn and the right attitude are paramount. 

Training and mentoring will be provided to ensure that you are well supported and on a pathway to growing your own areas of expertise.

Send your CV to or give Julia a call on 027 595 0146 if you need further information.


Based in the Hawke's Bay office for this New Zealand based network and systems provider, your primary role will be to work on the Helpdesk, identifying and resolving issues for one of the Company's major clients. Additionally you will take on responsibilities as a Junior System & Network Support Engineer, providing first and second level support for contracted client's systems.

This will require some travel in the Hawke's Bay area, and on occasion to Wellington to support contracted clients. Some on call and rostered shifts may also be part of this role. This role is permanent, full time with a minimum 40 hours per week. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • First level system support
  • Use of IT Services desk tools, processes and administration  to ensure that accurate records are maintained in "real-time" and that customer SLAs are met
  • Escalation of issues that are unable to be resolved in the first instance
  • Provide IT Services desk reporting as required
  • Provide operations and on-call support
  • Provide IT and desktop services onsite at clients as agreed
  • Deliver projects to Customer and Partner satisfaction
  • Completion of documentation and administration as required

Skills You Have:

  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Strong organisational and administration skills
  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to build relationships and to relate to people at all levels
  • Technical experience and problem solving skills across a variety of systems
  • Professional and responsive conduct
  • Operating Systems and Application Support and integration skills, including some exposure to Linux, virtualisation and MSoft O365 suite
  • Network and systems security expertise
  • Experience delivering high quality customer support
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to document processes - clear and effective written communication skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an elite team that is founded on the provision of excellent technical services to their clients. The ability to learn and the right attitude are paramount. Training and mentoring will be provided to ensure that you are well supported and on a pathway to growing your own areas of expertise.

So what are you waiting for? Send your CV to or give Julia a call on 027 595 0146 if you need further information. Please note, applicants MUST be resident in New Zealand, and have the right to work in New Zealand, to apply for this role.


We are seeking reliable and outgoing hospitality stars for front of house roles in a popular gastro-pub. You will be customer focused with the ability to build a positive rapport with patrons and the team. 

Weekend and evening availability is essential. 

Please contact Julia on 027 595 0146 to register your interest. 


We are seeking a trained beauty therapist for a well established clinic in Paraparaumu. 3+ years of experience preferred, but not essential.

Please contact Julia on 027 595 0146 or email for more information.


We're looking for fit and reliable people for summer seasonal work through to April 2023.

Please register your interest by contacting Julia on 027 595 0146 or email


Our Kāpiti based client is in need of an experienced chef to join their team. Sous Chef experience preferred but not essential.  The ideal person will have high standards and be able to deliver consistent quality food. The role is varied with some catering for large and small events and breakfast groups. This is a full time vacancy with shifts rostered Mon - Sun. 

Please contact Julia on 027 595 0146 to register your interest. 


We're looking for a qualified builder to work on new builds through the Horowhenua, Kāpiti and Wairarapa regions. This role will start in the new year - 2023. 

Benefits include:

  • Vehicle and tools provided
  • Away from home allowance 

Please contact Julia on 027 595 0146 to register your interest. 


Do you have a passion for people, administration and supporting a growing business? We have an exciting full time role managing our client's HR function as well as supporting the leadership team across all areas of the business.

This full time role, reporting to the Managing Director is an essential part of supporting the business's ongoing growth and success. You will have the opportunity to bring together your knowledge of Human Resource processes, recruitment, induction coordination, reporting and providing generalist HR support to the managers and 50 employees.
As well as this, the role also includes supporting the leadership team with administrative tasks, meetings and ultimately contributing to the efficiency of the business.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Payroll
  • Recruitment & Induction
  • Culture
  • Performance & issue management
  • Upskilling & Training
  • Health & Safety
  • HR Compliance
  • Maintenance of HR files, data, systems & policies/procedures documents
  • Executive Assistance
  • Coordination of team recognition and awards

Skills and experience: 

  • At least 2 years' experience in a similar HR / People & Culture role ideally from within the private sector.
  • Experience as an Executive or Personal Assistant is also preferred
  • Understanding and knowledge of NZ employment law
  • Experience with recruitment, hiring & induction processes
  • Excellent communication and relationship management capabilities
  • Strong professional drive to succeed, excellent time management skills and high energy levels.
  • Well-developed analytical, negotiating, and problem-solving skills
  • An eye for detail to get it right the first time
  • A friendly, helpful and professional attitude

If you think this role would be right for you, get in touch today - email your CV to


We're looking for an experienced and passionate Head Chef for a vibrant Kāpiti bar/restaurant. Previous experience in a Senior or Sous Chef role is desirable.  This is a full time role with shifts rostered Mon - Sun. 

Key qualities:

  • You are resilient and a good team player
  • You are passionate about food and can consistently deliver high quality meals
  • You have strong leadership and communication skills
  • You have creative flair for menu design


  • Knowledge of food safety practices and health and safety regulations
  • The right to work in New Zealand

Responsibilities include: 

  • Menu planning/design
  • Food safety & quality control
  • Ordering and stock management

This is a unique opportunity to grow your career within a great team.  
To register your interest in this role please contact Julia by emailing or call 027 595 0146


We have junior and senior chef positions available at a popular and vibrant local restaurant based in Paraparaumu. 30-40 hours per week with a combination of daytime and night shifts within the Wed - Sun working week. Mon/Tues - days off.

Please send your CV to or call 027 595 0146 to find out more


Do you have experience in crane operation and are looking for work in a dynamic local company?

Please get in touch ASAP with Julia to discuss this role further. Call 027 595 0146 or email


Working in our client's Kapiti workshop, you would be responsible for mechanical repairs to their fleet of cranes and trucks. 

Must have class 4 and 5 licences and be prepared to take on some truck driving when required. 

If you have the relevant experience and licences please get in touch with Julia ASAP. Email your CV to or call 027 595 0146


We're always looking for good temps, minute takers and dicta typists with speeds over 70wpm - if you're interested in temping give us a call 04 293 4833 or email


We have ongoing requirements for staff with general office administration and accounts skills in the following software -

  • MYOB
  • Xero
  • Quickbooks
  • Accredo

Roles vary and include temporary, part time and full time positions. Please email us your cv if you're interested in looking at any accounts roles -


Chefs, wait staff and bar staff - fulltime, part time and casual!

Email your cv to


Jeepers!  Where have all our tradies gone! We are looking for:

  • Full time Plumber/Gasfitter - excellent company and remuneration
  • Qualified Builder - $30 - $36 per hour
  • Registered Electrician salary bracket $60k - 80k - great for someone who's sick of house calls!
  • Plasterer $25 - 28 per hour
  • Landscape builders - senior and junior landscaping positions available locally
  • Steel Fixers
  • Civil construction people - excavators, concrete placers, truck drivers

Who do you know that wants a change in scene and a payrise - call Julia 04 293 4833 or email your cv to 

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