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Project Manager – Volume Recruitment

KORNFERRY | Posted 1-05-2021

Christchurch (Human Resources)

Req Number: KFINT19403

Location: Christchurch, Canterbury
Posted: 4/30/2021
Job Type: Employee

About Us

At Korn Ferry we are passionate about what we do, the value we bring to our clients and the careers we provide our people. As a global industry leader in organisational consulting, synchronising strategy and talent to drive superior performance is our passion. We work with clients to design their organisational structures, help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward, develop and motivate their workforce through our dedicated Consulting, Executive & Professional Search and RPO business units.

What’s on offer

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior Recruiter to join Korn Ferry RPO onsite at New Zealand’s most well-known global brands, Fonterra!

The Role

You will be joining Korn Ferry, a global leader in talent acquisition and recruitment process outsourcing, and you'll be working onsite for one of New Zealand’s most well-known global brands, Fonterra, based in either Christchurch, Hamilton or Auckland.

Using a consultative approach, you will oversee the delivery of recruitment projects for Fonterra’s seasonal intakes. And its busy! You’ll manage assessment centres to bring in 600 – 700 new starters a year (plus a large number of returnees), mostly within a short 4 – 5-month period. These roles include process workers, tanker drivers, laboratory staff and forklift operators.

You’ll provide expert recruitment advice to hiring managers and drive positive business outcomes. Your influencing skills will enhance your client relationships as you build and support workforce planning initiatives. Working in partnership with a centralised talent sourcing function in Auckland, this true client management role will see you provide exceptional recruitment advice to deliver essential seasonal talent to Fonterra. The role will involve travel to various Fonterra sites.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Recruitment forecasting with each site and planning the recruitment calendar to deliver to deadlines
  • Management of the talent delivery team to ensure they are equipped to deliver within the recruitment calendar timeframes
  • Oversee the activation of the sourcing activity
  • Provide / oversee hiring manager training to ensure compliance with the process

Manage assessment centre facilitators to ensure on-time delivery

Skills & Experience

With a demonstrated background in recruitment or project management, you will create an immediate impact with your hiring managers, take accountability and understand that stakeholder engagement is the key to a successful recruitment solution. Because this role will be handling a portfolio of volume roles consisting across the manufacturing sector, you’ll need to be process driven, organised and resilient.

Apply Now

If you have a passion for delivering a world-class RPO solution and want to be part of a strong team environment, then we would love to hear from you.


Korn Ferry is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/ Veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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