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Technical Authority - Mechanical

Full Time | Engineering | All Taranaki

Contact has an exciting and diverse range of generating technologies and our people are at the core of making the jigsaw fit together in an efficient and safe way. We need a diverse and adaptable thinker who excels in a matrix structure who can see the bigger picture and collaborate and influence people across the business. As Contact’s Technical Authority – Mechanical Engineering, you will have a key role in ensuring safe, reliable and efficient operation of our Generation assets and help in determining risks, opportunities and solutions for business challenges. Working within a matrix structure, you will be a strong influencer and collaborator with proven technical leadership with the ability to work confidently across a broad range of teams and levels within the business. Using your experience and knowledge of successful plant ownership you will provide technical advice in response to emerging plant challenges. We need you to have the technical knowledge and experience to be a trusted voice in key decision making and therefore will hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and have a minimum of 10 years operational experience in the maintenance and lifetime asset management of generation or similar industries to help guide our technical staff and decision making process. Fundamental to your success in this role will be your ability to connect technical resources across the country and your skills in working collaboratively in a range of reporting lines supporting business leaders will underpin your leadership within our engineering community. One of your key strengths will be your ability to mentor and grow our mechanical engineers whilst supporting and working with people managers to identify and agree opportunities to allow our engineers to broaden their technical capabilities and keep across national and international developments. Please note - we are flexible as to the locations of these roles which can be based where we have Contact offices or Power Stations (Te Rapa - Hamilton, Wairakei -Taupo, Clyde, Stratford - New Plymouth, Auckland and Wellington) Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 30th October 2018. Please apply online or call Jenny Macdonald on 04 462 1163 or email for more information.


Contract | Construction & Roading | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

CIVIL CONSTRUCTION, INTRODUCTORY SKILLS WAITARA (TARANAKI) BASED ROLE What are we looking for? Land Based Training is an award winning Private Training Establishment (PTE) offering courses throughout the North Island. We provide tertiary education which prepares people for employment. We rely on professional, passionate and effective tutors to give people a leg up into sustainable employment in the sector. Our best tutors recruit quality students, engage them, keep them interested and involved through to course and qualification completion. In addition they arrange suitable work experience opportunities for them with local businesses. A major reward is the satisfaction that comes from seeing those students learn, grow in confidence and gain employment. To be successful in this demanding role you will have: previous experience in the Infrastructure/Civil Construction sector (a must) Tutor/teaching qualifications or equivalent experience a genuine passion to work with youth and adults and take pleasure in their success the ability to work with colleagues and all stakeholders whilst at all times taking ownership and responsibility for the success of the programme good communication and reporting skills excellent industry networks a great can do attitude an industry qualification or equivalent experience CV's to: Land Based Training P.O Box 689 Wanganui or e-mail to – Phone Shaun on 021-766 041 in confidence to discuss this opportunity further. Closing date 5pm Friday 29 October 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Associate Director of Nursing

Full Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Are you seeking a senior nursing leadership role supporting change in an adaptive healthcare environment? Then take this key nursing leadership opportunity. Great opportunity where transforming and innovating is the norm. Taranaki District Health Board is the leading provider of health care to over 110,000 people. We are proud to be located in the world's second top region to visit with amazing mountain, rivers, lakes and an enviable lifestyle to match. We are looking for an inspirational leader with a strong nursing and quality background to help translate the strategic plan into practice, transforming and further modernising the way in which our nursing services work. You will be a strong, credible leader with evidence of knowledge of national and local issues with a determination to pursue excellence in nursing care delivery and nursing practice standards. You will work as part of the senior nursing team providing leadership to our 700 nurses, working closely with the Director of Nursing, Service Directors, Service Managers and allied leads. You will drive the nursing quality agenda to improve the patient experience and care outcomes for the public of Taranaki. Applicants must have the following: New Zealand Nursing Council registration and Annual Practising Certificate. A relevant Post Graduate Qualification, Masters desired. Minimum 5 years post graduate nursing experience and an up to date Nursing portfolio at level 4 or management level. Advanced nursing leadership experience. Sound understanding of the legislation that underpins nursing practice in New Zealand. Change Management experience. Project management experience. Quality Improvement knowledge. Knowledge of the implications of Treaty of Waitangi with a commitment to bi-culturalism. Ability to work in a complex changing environment and able to juggle multiple competing priorities. Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team. To view the position description click here. To make an application please click on "Apply Online" from within this advertisement. For further information, please contact Cath Byrne (Director of Nursing) on 06 753 6139 or via email; Closing date for applications is 30th October 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Registered Nurse - PACU 2 and Endoscopy

Part Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

0.8 FTE (64 Hours per Fortnight) Part-Time Permanent Position Applications are invited from Registered Nurses to fill this position of Registered Nurse within PACU 2 (Day Surgery and Day Intervention Unit) and Endoscopy. At this time the position would have a PACU 2 focus, but requires the successful candidate to be able to work across both areas. Ideally candidates will have: Recent Day Surgery and Day Interventional experience Previous Medical, Surgical and Paediatric experience preferred Experience working in Endoscopy would be an asset A strong focus on patient assessment Adaptability and flexibility Motivation and self direction Be committed to self directed learning Excellent interpersonal skills Current Annual Practising Certificate Be motivated and willing to learn Come and live in the region that has just been named the world's second top region to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet! In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (1,800 staff, $325m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector. Click here for a job description. If you are interested in the position please "apply online" from this page. Applications close on 23 October 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We're looking for somebody who will fit with our amazing team. We have many long term staff, a family friendly environment, we are heavily involved in supporting the community. We support our staff too, with a strong belief in the value of investing in and developing our employees. To be considered you must; Have a full drivers license, be competent in driving both Manual & Automatic Vehicles Be honest and reliable Be physically fit and healthy Have a keen eye for presentation bordering on OCD fussy! Possess time management and self organisational skills Must be able to work well within a team with a 'can do' attitude Possess basic computer skills Key Responsibilities; Providing exceptional customer service Looking after the day to day cleanliness of our own vehicles General yard and site maintenance may be required from time to time Valet of customer and stock vehicles The successful applicant will have the following attributes; Be passionate about people and vehicles High attention to detail High energy levels, great attitude and initiative Strong communication and interpersonal skills Can work to deadlines Note - Experience is not as important to Attitude WWW.TASMANVALET.COM If this sounds like you, please apply with your CV and a cover letter teling us about yourself. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Customer Relationship Specialist

Full Time | Banking, Finance & Insurance | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Franklin Smith finance is seeking an experienced Relationship Manager to work within the financial services space. The range and scope of this work would range from helping clients with their account details to giving advice on financial investments. The successful candidate will need to cater to individual clients while trying to generate new business and clients for the financial institution. The Job Role and Responsibilities As Relationship Manager (RM) you would primarily deal with individual retail customers and advice them on various banking and financial products and services offered by the financial company. A wholesale Relationship Manager would be catering to the corporate clients like SME's or large corporations. Furthermore, a Relationship Manager might also be required to supervise other employees who communicate with clients, like loan officers etc. A Relationship Manager is expected to have sound financial knowledge as well as thorough information about their company's various offerings in order to identify the need of the customer and advise them accordingly. You will need to have an understanding of banking regulations, latest products and services, specific markets related to the clients. Competencies and Skills Required Excellent communication and listening skills Confidence and Presentation skills Understanding and interest in financial / banking products and markets Ability to analyse and research information Ability to explain complex information clearly and simply Good sales and negotiation skills To have a private and confidential chat please call 09 281 2862 or email Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Class 2 Driver

Full Time | Transport & Logistics | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We require an experienced Class 2 Driver who shows the ability to think on his feet. General Labouring will be required & must be fit & able to run to schedule. Some heavy lifting maybe required & a can do attitude would be an advantage. Minimum of Class 2 licence Two Work References Great Work Ethic Good Personal Presentation Health and Safety Awareness Be Physically Fit Be Drug Free Candidate should ideally have their own transport and be able to pass a drug test. If this sounds like you please apply now by sending your CV with colour copies of your licence or tickets. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Experienced Accountants

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

BDO is NZ's largest International Chartered Accounting Firm focused on owner managed and family businesses. We are a vibrant and people focused Firm looking for exceptional Accountants to join our Business Advisory Team. This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced Accountant to join a firm focused on Exceptional Client Service. To be Successful in this role you will need: Accounting Experience in public practice The ability to build strong relationships with the Team and Clients To be pro-active and willing to go the extra mile for our Clients To aspire to be a trusted Business advisor Strong computer skills (MYOB/Xero/Reckon/Excel) The ability to manage your own workload We offer a total remuneration package that includes a flat management structure, flexible working options, leading technology, free parking (onsite), supportive professional development, career advancement as quickly and as far as your ambition, skills and learning allow, great salaries and an active social club. If this sounds like the opportunity you've been looking for we'd love to hear from you. Applications should be made through For more information about the role or a confidential chat contact: Contact: Wayne Samways- HR Manager E: P: 06 759 9034 Applications close 26th October 2018

Driver Class 2 and Class 4 Truck

Full Time | Transport & Logistics | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

TIL Freighting Ltd is a large New Zealand Transport and Distribution Company that represents the well established and highly respected brands of Hooker Pacific, Roadstar, and TNL. We are seeking to employ a professional driver / furniture mover to join our team. Previous furniture removal experience preferred. The position is based in New Plymouth and may require some nights away. We require a driver with the following attributes: • A clean Class 4 license minimum (working towards Class 5), • A willingness & ability to work some weekends and nights, • Physically fit to complete furniture removals to the highest standard, • Forklift experience (training provided), • The ability to pass a work place medical exam including drug and alcohol testing. The position demands a person who can show they have: • Attention to detail and be able to follow procedural guidelines, • A willingness to undertake on-going training, • Flexibility and are a Team player, • Good personal presentation, are honest and reliable and have a professional attitude. Full uniform and PPE is provided. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Labourer/Traffic Controller/Driver

Contract | Construction & Roading | South Taranaki District

We are looking for labourers to join our team on a variety of assignments around the South Taranaki area. Road works Landscaping Furniture removals Gardening Traffic Control Driving Roles Long and short term assignments available - great way to gain experience and get your foot in the door with some great companies. We have work to suite a variety of situations! Great Rates, Holiday pay entitlements, PPE provided. Apply NOW, email your CV through to to start your journey with us today! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Drivers - Class 5

Full Time | Transport & Logistics | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Gower Consultancy Services is committed to providing superior services to a wide range of high calibre clients across NZ. All our clients and candidates are well supported by trusted systems and processes along with a team that knows its business and enjoys working in it. We are excited to be assisting a leading Taranaki business with their Class 5 driver recruitment as they lead into a new phase of work along with their usual workload which is on the increase. To be sucessful applicants will require the following: Class 5 experience Well presented with an outstanding attitude Able to work shift work Focused on Safety & Customer Service DG licence preferred HPMV 58T experience an advantage Team player willing to exceed expectations We have various roles for Permanent or Casual. Your choice. We welcome suitable candidates who are looking for a secure position with a supportive team. Please send a CV now to Wayne Gower or feel free to call me for a confidential chat. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Full Time | Construction & Roading | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

ICL Construction is one of Taranaki's leading construction firms. Our diversity allows us to undertake work across the North Island. We are a company who appreciates it takes great people to build great projects. By bringing your unique knowledge and experience to the ICL team you will be vital to assisting in the development of great projects, satisfied clients and your own personal sense of purpose and satisfaction. Having operated in and around Taranaki and the wider North Island for over 25 years we are a contractor that is fast becoming a household name and a workplace of choice with experienced and career minded construction professionals. Constructing both traditional and design and build projects, using steel, concrete and timber, across multi-storey and technical construction projects, we are a contractor that adds value to our clients and consultants from conception to completion. Due to an ongoing increase in current workload together with further confirmed contracts, we are excited to expand our specialist construction team. We specialise in all types of Construction, Undertaking projects in nature ranging from Small & large Maintenance projects through to Multi-million dollar developments of $20 + Million. Extended abilities and added advantages of owning our very own Pre-stressed & Precast Concrete manufacturing yard and workshop, we provide concrete products to a range of clients across New Zealand. SPECIALISTS IN: Maintenance & Jobbing works Residential Construction, Additions, Alterations & New Homes Commercial Construction Industrial Construction Hospitality & Heathcare Retail & Fitouts Petrochemical & Oil & Gas Works Precast Concrete including pre-stressed Components Underpasses & Bridges Civil Construction Structural Steel Fabrication & Erection & Much more. You could find your self-working on a diversity of projects from industrial and manufacturing, retail, hotels, to education facilities, and commercial office projects. Bridges & Underpasses to Precast & Pre-stressed Concrete manufacturing. The Role: This opportunity will suit someone at the stage of their career where they feel they are ready for more responsibility. We are ideally seeking an intermediate to senior QS with three or more years’ experience. However all suitable candidates will be considered on their merits and training and professional development will be offered where required. Required Skills & Experience: Our ideal candidate will be qualified with experience working on projects relating to commercial, industrial and residential construction. Solid skills and experience in reading and understanding technical drawings, high level of computer literacy, project costings and project reporting and a positive can do attitude are all required for the role along with experience at estimating and pricing contracts, procurement, strong customer service focus, good negotiation and an eye for opportunities to improve our processes and add value to our construction projects for all involved. The Opportunity With a significant and ongoing project pipeline, you will find diversity and variety in the future, not to mention job security. Our company prides itself on our exceptionally high quality and value adding service. This is proven through our repeat business and yearly growth and expansion. The office atmosphere is relaxed yet filled with a team of motivated individuals who work hard and enjoy life outside of the office. You will be one of the company’s senior management personnel. What you get in return: A competitive salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate - it's up to you to make it happen! This is a great company with a culture for success. With a positive approach and a vast range of experience in their ranks, this is a great company to work with and an excellent arena in which to enhance your skills. Vehicle, Phone, Fuel Card, Health Insurance + Added Benefits are also available to a suitable candidate. *** All applications will be treated as confidential, We are available for interviews after hours as may be required. *** Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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