Management Positions In New Zealand

Management Positions In New Zealand
For potential migrants seeking management positions in New Zealand, there's plenty of choice, including dedicated recruitment and relocation specialists based in the UK and other Western countries who are able to deal successfully with the entire migrant package including a suitable job, visa and accommodation. High-level recruitment agencies can also be found in New Zealand's major cities, and employers also advertise in national media such as the NZ Herald.

Managerial positions are found across the full spectrum of commercial and private business at every level from SMEs to major companies. Auckland and Wellington's central business districts are home to branches of international companies as well as domestic businesses, offering the largest selection of jobs at the highest salaries. However, although salaries are generally lower on South Island, the cost of living is more reasonable than on North Island. A sampling of job vacancies as of January 2012 is provided below.

A salary package dependent on experience and qualifications is offered by an Auckland IT wholesale distributor searching for a Business Development Manager. An accounts background is required, as is proven previous experience in a similar position within the IT field. Excellence in written and oral presentations is a must, as is a results-driven mind set and the ability to inspire team efforts to enlarge the company's client base.

A construction company heavily involved in the rebuilding of the centre of Christchurch is seeking an Expert Site Manager with a commitment to project delivery excellence for large sites. Risk analysis and problem solving are essential qualities since the circumstances are challenging as the new urban landscape develops. Extensive experience as a site manager is required, along with the usual qualifications, and remuneration is NZ$80,000 per year plus a car. Several similar positions are available in Christchurch at present.

A Design Manager is required by an electrical distribution company located in Tauranga on the spectacular Bay of Plenty in North Island. The job is a newly-created role and involves leading a team of design engineers working on network upgrade and innovation as well as mentoring entry-level graduates. A relevant degree is essential, as is previous design experience with overhead or underground lines. Strong leadership qualities are required, as is experience at the managerial level, and the salary package includes added benefits and a company car.

The NZ government department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, based in Wellington, is seeking a Strategy and Governance Group Manager. This challenging position is an executive appointment involving the formulation of policy advice on international relations, security and trading patterns. The holder of this new position will work closely as a second tier leader with the Chief Executive on improving performance and driving change. The commensurate salary and benefits are considerable.