Recruitment Coordinator (Utilities)


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


Unlocking potential and building futures is what we do. Your future starts here, build YOUR future with us and apply today!

About the opportunity

At Downer we are committed to building strong relationships with our customers, understanding their needs, delivering strong insights and technical solutions, all delivered by smart passionate people. We have a great opportunity for an administration superstar to join our Ellerslie based Recruitment team to make a real difference attracting and selecting the right people for our highly diverse and dispersed Downer Utilities business.

As a team we connect people with excellent career opportunities and provide the business with the resources they need to deliver the excellence we are known for. Working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and deadlines, a day in the life will include:

  • Processing pre-employment checks and onboarding new starters
  • Participating in exciting improvement and ad-hoc projects
  • Supporting the Advisors in their vacancies
  • Pre-screening applications
  • Coordination of candidate interviews and references

The work we do enables our people to continue to build a better New Zealand for everyone – that is something you can be proud to say you have been a part of!

What Difference can Downer offer you?

Downer offers more than just the basics you'd expect from a large organisation. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you:

  • Conveniently located offices in Ellerslie with free (& safe) parking, two fab cafés nearby, free gym
  • An employee recognition programme which celebrates and recognises ($$$) our people for the value they bring
  • A dedicated personal development plan and over 50 Training Programs including Leadership Pathways (we are big on internal progression)
  • All the tools of trade you need to perform successfully your role including a yearly clothing allowance and merch
  • A competitive remuneration package & a flexible working policy which allows work to work for you
  • A comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners - you will receive a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more!
  • We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downer's volunteer leave!
  • We might be biased, but we truly believe our team is the best!

You will love being a part of the Downer whanau! Come and see for yourself what makes us different, as we continue to build our future! Literally.

About you

We create an empowering culture where everyone can thrive and be remarkable no matter where you start. We are looking for someone who will bring with them:

  • A positive mindset
  • Demonstrated customer service and administrative/coordination experience
  • Superb attention to detail, prioritisation, and organisation skills
  • Well-developed computer skills and the ability to confidently operate the MS Office suite, an ability to work independently
  • The ability to build and maintain strong relationships with people from all walks of life
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • A curious & tech-savvy nature with the A Business degree (or similar) in HR, Management, or Marketing would be advantageous

How to bring your Difference to Downer

If you are interested in the work that we are doing to make New Zealand better and want to take your career to the future with us, then we want to hear from you. Hit the Apply Now button to fill out an application form and upload your CV.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference by joining us as we continue to build a better tomorrow for generations to come.

If you would like to learn more about us, the work that we are doing, and the difference we are making to the communities we work in then head to our website to find out more and

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.

You’ve got this!