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Auckland Central
Infor M3 Functional /
Business Consultant
  • Exciting opportunity for an experienced Infor M3 Consultant
  • Opportunity to add value to client implementation
  • Be part of an international consulting firm


Auckland CBD
Commercial & Operational Excellence Professional
  • Market leader in the NZ freight industry
  • Dynamic and pivotal national leadership role
  • Opportunity to drive change and improve profitability



Wellington CBD
Cyber Security Leader
  • Opportunity to join a successful and collegial business
  • Lead an established and growing national area of the business




Wellington
Experienced Senior IT
Advisory Professional
  • Global firm with exceptional people
  • Opportunity to work on complex business challenges
  • Attractive remuneration and outstanding opportunities for advancement


Christchurch
Supply Chain Planning
& Optimisation Manager
  • New role based in Christchurch in an iconic New Zealand company
  • Dynamic and pivotal planning role
  • Attractive remuneration (+ benefits)


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


Wellington
Experienced Senior IT Advisory Professional
Our client is a Tier 1 Global Professional Services firm with a well established, market leading, consulting practice. They have significantly expanded their IT Advisory market presence and are experiencing strong demand from clients. They now wish to attract experienced IT Advisory senior consultants to join their growing team.

  • Global firm with exceptional people
  • Opportunity to work on complex business challenges
  • Attractive remuneration and outstanding opportunities for advancement

Our client is seeking Associate Director and Director level IT Advisory consultants to join the Wellington team. You must have Tier 1 consulting experience and be highly regarded as a trusted advisor by clients at executive and board level.

Candidates must have the following attributes:

  • Delivery experience in at least one of the following areas:
    • Technical architecture including system testing, configuration etc
    • IT effectiveness including IT strategy and operating model design
    • Commercial IT consulting including system & technology selection and commercial frameworks
  • Robust IT project management
  • Experience utilising Agile
  • Industry knowledge in the public sector, financial services, and/or the agricultural service sector
  • Solid report writing skills
  • Ability to build trusted advisor relationships with clients
  • Excellent track record of leading and developing consultants in a project team environment
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and evidence of continual investment in professional development

You are passionate about helping your clients to shape their future. You can provide technical direction and leadership on client assignments, take a lead role in client relationships, and you are eager to identify and develop new client relationships and opportunities.

If you want to grow your consulting career with a market leader then this is an opportunity you must consider.
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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 160718-1
Christchurch
Supply Chain Planning & Optimisation Manager
This large and complex manufacturing company exports a wide range of agricultural products to over 65 countries. They are seeking a high calibre supply chain planning professional to lead their planning team and transform planning processes.

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

Reporting to the GM Supply Chain, the Supply Chain Planning & Optimisation Manager will lead a team and transform planning processes and technology across this multi-site business. Our client is evolving their planning processes, systems, and capability so this is a transformational role with an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on customer service and profitability.

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 need to demonstrate their experience and in-depth understanding of world-class planning processes and systems. They will have and in-depth understanding of the capabilities and limitations of planning tools and optimisation modelling, and be able to take a lead role in determining how these tools are implemented.

The successful candidate will have the following skills & attributes:

  • An in-depth understanding of all aspects of supply chain planning including Sales & Operations Planning and optimisation modeling
  • Experience in an agri-business manufacturer with a large and complex product range servicing a global customer base
  • A track record of implementing transformational change
  • Proven stakeholder communication skills at all organisational levels and cross-functionally
  • A hands-on leadership style that is supportive including experience influencing geographically dispersed teams
  • A passion for problem solving and identifying improvements
  • A mature and calm approach
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in operations research, mathematics or science, an MBA and APICS qualification is preferred

With a strong customer service focus, you are a forward-thinking, innovative, problem solver, and are constantly seeking ways to improve processes and results. Your excellent communication skills and maturity mean that you can effectively liaise and work with colleagues at all levels, in a wide range of business functions.

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 050618-1
Auckland Central
Infor M3 Functional / Business Consultant
ComActivity is a successful and growing international IT consultancy that specialises in the areas of ERP software and business solutions, focused specifically on Infor M3 ERP software, Supply Chain Planning and Warehouse Management Systems. We are looking for a high-calibre professional to be part of our high-performing consulting team in New Zealand delivering ERP software and business solutions to some of the region's leading organisations.

The Consultant will work primarily on client sites, implementing Infor M3 and working with clients to refine processes to ensure value is delivered from the implementation.

The role is for someone who is experienced in Infor M3 who has the following skills and attributes:

  • 3+ Implementation experience from industry or consulting with Infor M3
  • Strong technical skills including SQL to extract data from ERP systems
  • Experience in the manufacturing sector
  • Excellent project delivery disciplines
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbal and written, across all levels of business
  • A relevant tertiary qualification or commensurate professional experience

The successful candidate will be a sharp thinker with excellent analytical skills and a proactive, committed approach. You will be a proven advocate of the value of information technology in business. Your excellent interpersonal and team skills mean you can easily adapt to different users, interpreting their requirements and translating them into customer solutions.

If you are looking for a challenging role in a collaborative team environment, where you will have flexibility, autonomy and the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success of the business, then apply now.
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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 300518-1
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
Auckland CBD
Commercial & Operational Excellence Professional
This well-known freight forwarding and logistics company, is seeking a commercially astute senior manager to lead and take ownership of revenue management and driving operational excellence across the business. This is a fast-paced, broad role that will have a significant positive influence on the bottom line.

  • Market leader in the NZ freight industry
  • Dynamic and pivotal national leadership role
  • Opportunity to drive change and improve profitability

The National Revenue Manager leads a small team and reports to the Group General Manager. The main purpose of the role is to take ownership of the delivery and execution of the Group revenue management strategy and lead operational improvement, thus safeguarding and growing margin and improving profitability.

Candidates will need to have significant experience in a fast-flowing, margin-led, network and asset based business. They will have a deep understanding of cost and pricing mechanisms, the commercial nuances that impact on customer profitability, and key drivers of operational effectiveness and efficiency.

You will be expected to challenge the status quo by championing the implementation of a culture of robust and simplified processes, as well as developing commercial capability across the organisation.

Candidates will have the following skills and attributes:

  • A deep understanding of the commercial drivers of a fast flowing, margin led, network and asset based business
  • Excellent analytical skills including the ability to utilise BI tools to mine and analyse data for decision-making, business case recommendations and execute findings
  • Well-developed stakeholder engagement skills including the ability to influence without line authority
  • A fact-based collaborative communication style
  • Excellent project management skills including the ability to deliver on multiple competing priorities
  • Be passionate, self-motivated, and tenacious
  • Have a relevant tertiary qualification

Naturally agile, and solutions-oriented, you revel in a fast-paced environment. Your disciplined approach allows you to be highly productive and you are an effective communicator, equally comfortable at all organisational levels.

This role presents an opportunity to join a market-leading company and have a direct impact on customer service and company profitability.
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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 160218-1
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