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Invercargill / Christchurch
Supply Forecast Planner

  • New role based in Invercargill (preferably) or Christchurch in an iconic New Zealand company
  • Dynamic and pivotal planning role
  • Attractive remuneration (+ benefits)



Wellington CBD
Cyber Security Leader

  • Opportunity to join a successful and collegial business
  • Lead an established and growing national area of the business



Auckland CBD
Development Manager –
Professional Services Background
  • Exciting opportunity to move into the property development sector
  • Respected business that values people and integrity above all else
  • Professional services background valued


Auckland Central
Ocean Freight –
Account Development Manager
  • 4th party provider to large and complex export and import customers
  • Critical business development role
  • Attractive remuneration (+ benefits)


Invercargill (preferably) or Christchurch
Supply Forecast Planner
This large and complex manufacturing company exports a wide range of agricultural products to over 65 countries. They are seeking a high calibre planning professional to join their team and help transform planning processes.

  • New role based in Invercargill (preferably) or Christchurch in an iconic New Zealand company
  • Dynamic and pivotal planning role
  • Attractive remuneration (+ benefits)

Reporting to the Livestock Commercial & Planning Manager, the Supply Forecast Planner is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with the farmer/shareholder livestock supply. This will require maintaining existing planning processes and systems (primarily spreadsheet based) as well as taking a lead role in the development of new leading edge processes supported by the implementation of a new ERP system.

This is a highly complex supply chain due to the nature of the inputs, the need to optimise product mix, and the broad product range that is exported globally. Candidates will have an in-depth understanding of integrated planning in a manufacturing environment. An understanding of the unique planning challenges of the agri-business sector would be an advantage. As well as having advanced modeling and problem solving skills, candidates will need to have excellent stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to influence colleagues at all levels to adopt new practices. They will also collaborate closely with the Sales, Supply Chain, and Production Planning teams and provide the livestock supply input to the Sales & Operations Planning process.

The successful candidate will have the following skills & attributes:

  • In-depth understanding of planning including experience in a mature Sales & Operations Planning environment
  • Robust analytical skills including the ability to build optimisation models
  • Advanced spreadsheet modeling skills
  • Experience with defining the planning and associated data requirements for an ERP system
  • Well developed stakeholder engagement skills including the ability to influence others
  • Experience in a large manufacturing organisation - preferably in the agri-business sector
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a manner that facilitates decision-making
  • Good commercial acumen including an understanding of the impact of planning decisions on financial performance
  • Relevant tertiary qualification and an APICS qualification will be highly regarded

The ideal candidate will enjoy working under pressure and remain disciplined and focused on fact-based communication at all times. They will have a passion for defining and implementing new processes and will understand the importance of getting buy-in from stakeholders at all levels.

If you are seeking to advance your planning career in a complex market-leading organisation you must consider this position.

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For further information please contact Suzanne O'Leary on 021 60 8000
  or at suzanne.oleary@januarygroup.co.nz
Quote reference 131118-1
Auckland CBD
Development Manager –
Professional Services Background
Our client is a large and respected property development and investment company. They are seeking a commercially astute Development Manager to join their Auckland team and be involved in a portfolio of high profile projects.

  • Exciting opportunity to move into the property development sector
  • Respected business that values people and integrity above all else
  • Professional services background valued

This is an opportunity to join a highly successful business and apply the skills and experience you have gained to a new industry. You will join a team of Development Managers and learn the skills to manage the delivery of large development and construction projects. This is a new role, established as a consequence of sustained business growth.

You are likely to come from a senior role in a professional services firm where you have been involved in large and complex commercial transactions. You will have well-honed skills in all of the following areas:

  • Commercial acumen including exposure to large commercial transactions
  • Financial competency including the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risk
  • Familiarity with contract law
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent communication skills with stakeholders at multiple levels
  • A relevant tertiary qualification

As an experienced project leader you are able to provide clear direction to others, as well as working at the coal face when necessary. You are intellectually agile with the ability to deal calmly with ambiguity and multiple competing priorities. Naturally curious, you are self motivated and driven to seek out new business opportunities. Most importantly you are guided by a strong moral compass.

This role presents an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that is leading some of New Zealand’s most exciting development projects.

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For further information please contact Suzanne O'Leary on 021 60 8000
  or at suzanne.oleary@januarygroup.co.nz
Quote reference 071118-1
Auckland Central
Ocean Freight – Account Development Manager
This fourth party logistics provider is seeking an experienced account development manager who has an in-depth understanding of ocean freight.

  • 4th party provider to large and complex export and import customers
  • Critical business development role
  • Attractive remuneration (+ benefits)

Reporting to the NZ Commercial Manager, the Account Development Manager will identify and secure new clients whose export or import freight requirements are compatible with the business. They will also have a role in the on-going maintenance of mutually beneficial relationships with a portfolio of clients.

The successful candidate will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Proven background in ocean freight – particularly Asia, Europe and the Middle East
  • An established reputation with export and/or import customers
  • Excellent customer relationship management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Robust understanding of financial drivers

You are passionate about meeting customer requirements and about finding more efficient and profitable ways of doing business. You will have an excellent understanding of the supply chain, be able to interpret client issues and opportunities, and liaise internally to ensure client needs are met.

This role presents an exciting opportunity to join an innovative company and make a significant contribution.

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For further information please contact Suzanne O'Leary on 021 60 8000
  or at suzanne.oleary@januarygroup.co.nz
Quote reference 300518-2
Wellington CBD
Cyber Security Leader
This is an exciting opportunity to lead and grow an already established cyber security business. Our client is seeking an exceptional leader who has an in-depth understanding of all aspects of cyber security and has a reputation as a trusted advisor.

  • Opportunity to join a successful and collegial business
  • Lead an established and growing national area of the business

The Head of Cyber Security will lead and grow a successful team delivering the full range of cyber security services to clients. This includes strategy and governance, risk assessment and mitigation, security design and architecture, assurance, forensics and recovery services. There is an established and growing demand from clients for these services and the Head of Cyber Security will work with colleagues and their team to continually grow this area of the business.

This is a leadership role requiring an experienced cyber security professional with the following attributes:

  • A track record of long-term trusted advisor relationships
  • Well-developed communication skills including regularly presenting to CEO and Board level
  • Significant advisory experience for public and private sector clients
  • A strong business development focus supported by an active business network

You will have outstanding experience in these areas and be passionate about working with clients to add value to their business. Whilst you will be technically competent, you will be able to communicate complex concepts in an engaging manner.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of the leadership of a large and growing business with a culture that values individuals and encourages a team approach.

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For further information please contact Suzanne O'Leary on 021 60 8000
  or at suzanne.oleary@januarygroup.co.nz
Quote reference 230218-1
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