Candidate Manager

Job title : Candidate Manager
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Hanna Puolanmaa
Job reference : HP71880

RobLawMax is a leading recruitment company with over 30 years’ experience in the Engineering, Construction and Energy sectors across New Zealand and Australia. Staffed by high performing consultants, RobLawMax deliver true value in recruitment services to a range of global & domestic clients. Our average staff tenure of 7.5 years is a by-product of the respectful environment and professional development opportunities we supply our staff.

About the Role:

The Candidate Manager will work alongside Senior Recruitment Consultant, with a focus on recruiting talent for Civil Construction Contractors.Working in a candidate short market the priority of the position will be identifying and sourcing the right talent for our clients. Other responsibilities include:

  • Growing the RobLawMax candidate database as well as keeping all records up to date

  • Advert drafting and social media posting

  • Screening CVs, arranging interviews and reference checking

  • Researching company and market sector information

  • Attending industry events


Skills & Experience:

We are looking for a "people person” with real spark and personality who will contribute both professionally and personality wise to the great culture in the office. Someone who gets creative when it comes to finding candidates, enjoys hard work and can handle the administration component of the role. You also need to be resilient and pro-active in picking up the phone to talk with our candidates. Other attributes we are looking for are:

  • Strong MS Office and IT skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Time management – you can juggle your tasks, prioritise, and communicate when you can’t meet a deadline

  • Good sense of humour

  • An interest in construction/engineering is a bonus

  • Any recruitment/resourcing or construction experience is a huge plus, in-house or agency or someone with a trades background


  • Work with a great team that regularly gets together for team breakfast, humorous quizzes and other events

  • Learn from a teammates who offer wealth of knowledge and relationships across the engineering and construction sectors across New Zealand and Australia

  • We offer good base salary + generous commission structure

  • Life and Income Protection insurance for permanent staff

  • Flexible work hours & autonomous role


If this sounds like you, apply here or email your CV to quoting Ref HP71880. For a confidential chat about the role call Hanna Puolanmaa on 09 3597727.