Hender Contracting has been leading the contract recruitment sector in South Australia for more than 15 years.

About Us

As a close-knit and trusted team of consultants, we’ve built an outstanding network of clients and candidates based on years of quality service. 

With a flair for securing candidates for difficult to fill roles, we pride ourselves on our broad skill base. Our consultants are well versed in a range of disciplines, which means they are experts in yours. 

We specialise in Executive Interim Management, Tech, HR, IT, Finance and Accounting, and Marketing and Communications

Our track record speaks for itself: 15 years of strong ethics, honest communication, and always keeping our clients and candidates at the heart of our business.

Call us on (08) 8100 8816 to discuss your current contract requirements or skill set for your next opportunity.

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  • Contracts Specialist

    12 month contract opportunity

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    Contracts Specialist

    12 month contract opportunity

    Excellent team environment
    International organisation

    Our client is an international resources company with offices on Adelaide’s city fringe. Due to growth and the ramp-up of various projects this business requires the support of a highly experienced contracts specialist. This role is responsible for the day-to-day administration of contracts related to capital infrastructure and development projects.

    Reporting to the Commercial Manager, Project Management, this role is responsible for:

    • the procurement of selected contract packages for Major Projects including:-
      • contract planning and recommending documentation for work packages;
      • drafting and issuing of contract documents;
      • compiling, issuing and administering tenders;
      • negotiating contracts;
      • updating contract management systems
    • the day to day management and administration of contracts;
    • providing timely advice to the Project Manager for any disputes, actions or claims against contracts;
    • carrying out procurement related tasks as required;
    • tracking costs against project budgets at contract level;
    • process improvement including contract documentation and contracting procedures.

    Essential criteria for this role include:-

    • solid commercial contracts management experience ideally in a construction, oil and gas or mining environment;
    • excellent spoken and written communications skills;
    • the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of management;
    • tertiary qualifications in commercial law, engineering or a related discipline;
    • proven high level negotiation skills;
    • experience with large scale local and international contracts;
    • significant attention to detail;
    • a “can do” attitude.

    This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to engage fully in the assignment by quickly demonstrating your experience, working independently and achieving high level outcomes.

     

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22985@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890.

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  • HSE Advisor - Construction

    Immediate start for short – long term contract opportunities

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    HSE Advisor - Construction

    Immediate start for short – long term contract opportunities

    Renewables sector project
    Regional NSW, QLD & SA

    Our client is a reputable national civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of EPCM high value projects nationally in the renewables sector. The company is looking for hands-on HSE Advisors with experience working on large scale projects.

    Reporting to the HSE Manager and the Project Manager for site activities you will assume responsibilities for all HSE matters.

    As a HSE Advisor your specific duties will include :-

    • assisting in the implementation and maintenance of HSE related policies, procedures and work instructions;
    • promoting awareness of customer requirements and continual improvement principles with respect to HSE;
    • monitoring the preparation and implementation of plans in order to achieve HSE compliance;
    • ensuring contractor safety inductions and on-site compliance;
    • following up on improvement actions;
    • assisting in reporting and investigating incidents;
    • managing HSE related escalations;
    • maintaining project site records;
    • monitoring and advising regulatory and technical changes relating to HSE;
    • ensuring adherence to policies, safe work procedures and environmental processes;
    • representing the project for HSE inspections and audits.

    We are seeking applications from hands-on and highly experienced construction HSE Advisors, who have been involved in various high value projects and can start immediately. A Certificate IV or Diploma in WHS and thorough knowledge and experience in the application of relevant legislation governing safety management is a pre-requisite for the role. Exceptional communication skills, ability to work autonomously and demonstrated experience in ensuring compliance and strict adherence of HSE related policies, procedures and instructions will see you succeed in the role.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22471@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890.

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  • Payroll Officer

    2 month contract opportunity

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    Payroll Officer

    2 month contract opportunity

    Our client, a large not-for-profit, is seeking an experienced Payroll Officer for an immediate start in this short-term contract.

    Key responsibilities of this position include :­-

    • managing the end-to-end payroll process for up to 130 casual, full-time and part-time employees;
    • processing manual timesheets for employees into CIM payroll system;
    • interpreting complex awards;
    • solid experience in reconciling.

    The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, the ability to liaise effectively with others and prioritise workloads in order to meet agreed timeframes. You will demonstrate high attention to detail and make appropriate decisions when required.

    Experience in a similar role is essential as you will need to have sound knowledge of payroll legislation and complex awards. You will ideally have proven exposure to CIM payroll systems however, experience with Chris21 or other payroll systems will be considered.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sophie Hlipala by email 23043@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sophie on (08) 8215 6030.

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  • Automation Engineer

    Permanent full-time opportunity

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    Automation Engineer

    Permanent full-time opportunity

    South Australian company with a global reach
    Based in Adelaide, SA

    An immediate vacancy exists in Adelaide’s southern suburbs for an Automation Engineer. This well-known, privately owned South Australian manufacturer exports internationally and has a large portfolio of clients both nationally and globally. Currently this organisation is expanding its facilities and is truly on an upward trajectory in its market.

    Due to the growth and purchase of new equipment and technology, an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Automation Engineer exists. This role will lead the upgrade of the plant in new production management systems and to provide technical and engineering support.

    Reporting to the Head of Engineering, key responsibilities of the role will include:-

    • identifying and implementing continuous improvement and upgrades to equipment and processes;
    • developing, introducing and leading the installation of new automated manufacturing systems;
    • ensuring compliance of equipment meets and exceeds current standards;
    • specifying, installing and maintaining plant monitoring systems;
    • reviewing production data to identify opportunities to improve production and cost efficiency;
    • identifying development needs and providing support through training.

    This position will suit a dynamic electrical engineering professional with project management experience and a thorough grasp of programming and manufacturing processes in an automation environment. Demonstrated skills with PLCs, Robotics and SCADA systems are an essential pre-requisite. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with strong problem solving, communication skills and ability to work autonomously.

    An engineer with project management experience possessing an electrical licence and the ability to lead continuous improvements in a manufacturing/automotive sector is ideal. This hands-on role offers a high level of influence to improve the manufacturing efficiency, in turn contributing to the overall business growth.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 23010@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha Oommen on (08) 8100 8890.

    Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email. 

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  • Product Engineer – Mechatronics

    Long-term contract opportunity

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    Product Engineer – Mechatronics

    Long-term contract opportunity

    South Australian based, innovative company
    Southern suburbs location

    This SA based, family owned business located in the southern suburbs has developed innovative application products for the agricultural sector and is growing in the local and export market.

    A new role has been created for a dynamic Product Engineer, Mechatronics to support further growth, provide customer service, technical support and training to customers and machine distributors. This role will be pivotal in implementing integration with new control systems, including the design of wiring harnesses and developing of user documentation and training materials.

    Reporting to the Business Manager, this role is responsible for :-

    • providing technical support to end users, dealers, farmers, and OEMs in the operation of the application systems;
    • implementing the integration of the application with existing systems;
    • designing wiring harnesses and set-up procedures;
    • developing and maintaining user documentation and other training materials;
    • providing training to dealers, customers and sales staff.

    The successful candidate will ideally be a tertiary qualified Engineer with a specialisation in Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics and have experience with integration of mechanical and electrical systems. You will possess strong verbal and written communication skills, a drive to achieve excellence and a “can-do” attitude. You will be customer facing and further develop products with the Chief Designer. 

    This is a great opportunity to become part of an innovative and successful South Australian, family friendly business that supports each other and enjoys a culture of collaboration.
     

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22995@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890.

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  • HR Advisor

    Ongoing position

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    HR Advisor

    Ongoing position

    City fringe location
    Not-for-profit organisation

    This well recognised not-for-profit organisation delivers services to the aged focusing on high quality customer care and engagement.  
     
    Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, key responsibilities of this role will include :-

    • providing timely HR advice throughout the organisation;
    • advising staff and management on employee related matters;
    • interpreting awards and legislation;
    • providing insight into enterprise agreements and policy issues;
    • driving the performance management review process;
    • handling workers compensation and OHS matters;
    • ad-hoc projects as required.

    The successful candidate will have a strong customer service focus, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build, engage and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders. You will adapt easily to change, work effectively in teams and manage conflicting priorities.

    You will possess tertiary qualifications in a related discipline or have substantial HR generalist experience. Your knowledge in the use of contemporary HR practices, ability to work with people at all levels and strong leadership skills will be pivotal to this exciting role.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Simon Bedson by email to 22837@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Simon on (08) 8100 8840.

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  • Project Commissioning Engineer

    Global market leader

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    Project Commissioning Engineer

    Global market leader

    Transport sector
    Melbourne based - home office

    Our client, a global market leader in its sector is expanding its Australian operations and is currently looking for an experienced Engineer to join its bright and highly-motivated, multi-disciplinary global team. 

    The business offers a range of highly innovative and sought after systems to high profile customers worldwide. The company continues to expand its presence and as a result of increased demand for its products and services are in need of an experienced Engineer to be based in Melbourne. With a significant background in the technology and industrial sector, the ideal candidate will have experience :-

    • with Project Engineering or Project Management, preferably in a Senior Team Lead/Manager position;
    • within an engineering company focused on electro-mechanical products (preferably within the Rail, Aerospace, Automotive or Oil & Gas industry covering engineering design, approval, qualification and commissioning);
    • managing and leading projects successfully;
    • managing project schedules, risks and resources successfully;
    • producing high quality technical documentation (specifications, instructions, site reports, test report as examples);
    • with on-site support of electro-mechanical products for site surveys, prototype fitments, commissioning, diagnostics, etc;
    • managing customer relationships, communicating, presenting and training at all levels (Engineering Director to Fitters/Installer levels);
    • working closely with Sales/Commercial teams, reviewing contracts, bids and tenders; 
    • establishing positive and productive working relationships with customers and suppliers at all levels;

    Additionally the successful candidate will have :-

    • excellent systems and presentation skills (both verbal and written);
    • highly innovative and pro-active capability of responding creatively to very rapid developments and/or managing multiple projects simultaneously;
    • high quality engineering documentation producing skills.

    This position would suit an experienced Engineer with a Bachelor or Master’s qualification. Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical/Mechatronics qualifications are highly desirable and accreditation within a professional engineering body (IMechE, RPEng (Mech)) will be highly regarded. Working rights in Australia, a full driving licence and ability to travel internationally is a prerequisite for the role.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing organisation. You will be helping establish its footprint in Australia in a highly autonomous and influential role. This is a long term opportunity where the prospects for personal growth and promotion are high.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22977@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha Oommen on (08) 8100 8890.

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  • Finished Products Engineer

    Orora

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    Finished Products Engineer

    Orora

    Orora, a world leader in the supply of packaging solutions and an employer of choice, operates a modern state-of-the-art glass bottle manufacturing facility at Gawler in South Australia. The company, which has a leading market position, continues to grow through market share and the introduction of new products. This hands-on position of Maintenance Supervisor is a testimonial to Orora’s commitment to customer focus and service.

    Reporting to the Engineering Manager and managing 9 direct reports of electrical and fitter trades, the purpose of this key role is leading the Finished Products/Cold End function to achieve the next level of maintenance excellence and ensuring maximum reliability and performance of all equipment, mainly automation but also conveyors etc.

     Key responsibilities include :-

    • supporting and developing strategies aligned with the Orora Engineering department in regards to Planning and Scheduling, Spending Control, Material Management, Contractor Management, Performance Management, Reliability management and Safety;
    • managing personnel working within the Cold End Inspection team;
    • ensuring technical assistance is available to the business at all times of the 24/7 operation;
    • developing and maintaining equipment standards, machine programs and setup parameters including the development of standard data for all jobs;
    • ensuring all inspection equipment is operating to the highest possible standards, balancing the competing goals of quality, volume and uptime;
    • planning, coordinating and participating in all Cold End job change requirements and the fine tuning of equipment and processes for hand over to the Shift Manager;
    • ensuring daily audits are conducted across each of the Cold End production lines;
    • maintaining appropriate levels of equipment spares to ensure minimisation of downtime;
    • leading improvement and growth projects in the Cold End area as Project Manager when required by the business;  
    • driving continuous improvement in all aspects of Cold End Inspection;
    • continually developing technical and leadership skills of direct reports.

    Together with your peers of maintenance supervisors for various areas of the plant, this exciting role offers the opportunity to work in a large manufacturing facility and contribute to the success of the organisation.

    We are seeking an ambitious and diligent maintenance professional with a background in automation who can demonstrate success within a similar Maintenance Supervisor role, involving complex manufacturing processes and understanding an environment, which operates 24/7. Proven experience in managing and optimising maintenance processes and service, understanding urgency and importance of continuous manufacturing flow and a hands-on approach are as important as the ability to understand and interpret data to prevent future breakdowns. Experience in PLC Programming and fault finding is another essential skill for this role. Other important competencies and personal attributes include a can-do attitude, excellent verbal and written communication and a results-oriented approach.

    Tertiary qualifications in engineering, electrical or mechanical and experience with complex automation equipment or similar are essential along with a strong customer focus.

    In addition to your resume please provide a cover letter addressing the criteria of the position.

    For further information on our client, please visit www.ororagroup.com

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Pratiksha Becker by email to 22861@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8809.  

    Applications close on Friday 13 April 2018.

     

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  • Plant Coordinator

    Adelaide based

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    Plant Coordinator

    Adelaide based

    Immediate start
    9-12 month contract opportunity

    Our client is a national civil engineering contracting company executing a number of EPCM, high-value projects nationally. Currently engaged in a growing portfolio of multi-million dollar projects in the infrastructure, renewables, water and mining sectors, it is urgently seeking a “switched on” and committed engineer to support the plant coordination and join the core team here in SA.

    Reporting to the senior executive of the business, the Plant Coordinator is responsible for managing the plant and equipment fleet for the company.

    Specific duties will include :-

    • arranging and processing plant purchases;
    • conducting pre-delivery inspections;
    • negotiating costs;
    • organising float shifts to move the plant between job sites;
    • conducting meetings with existing and potential suppliers;
    • recording asset maintenance and repairs history to the internal asset management system;
    • raising and ensuring accuracy of all related purchase orders;
    • planning out scheduled maintenance and servicing of the fleet, equipment and assets without obstructing operations;
    • working closely with supervisors to ensure the appropriate use of equipment;
    • inspecting and following up the use of equipment and responding promptly to plant fault reports;
    • liaising with managers and carrying out instructions as required;
    • co-ordinating with the HSE Manager regarding legislative and company requirements to ensure compliance.

    We are seeking a qualified engineer, ideally with some work experience in the construction industry. Competent in MS Office, an eye for detail and demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities at the same time are as essential as a “can do” attitude and the willingness to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.

    This is an exciting opportunity to work as a critical part of this progressive organisation that will directly impact the plant/equipment coordination for projects nationally. Personal attributes include excellent communication and negotiation skills, the ability to work well under pressure and a results-oriented approach.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22868@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890.

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  • Marketing and Communications Opportunities

    Experienced Marketing and Communications professionals wanted

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    Marketing and Communications Opportunities

    Experienced Marketing and Communications professionals wanted

    Short, medium and long term contract opportunities available
    Varying industry sectors

    Hender Contracting has been leading the contract recruitment sector in South Australia for more than 15 years. With a range of clients in varied industry sectors we are always seeking expressions of interest from experienced marketing and communications professionals to join our established team of contractors. 

    Contract work can be appropriate for candidates wanting to gain experience in different industries, holding out for their ideal permanent position or pursuing a career as a contractor. 

    To be considered for assignments we are currently engaged to recruit for we are interested in hearing from candidates who have experience in the following roles : - 

    • Marketing Assistant, Officer, Representative, Coordinator;
    • Market Analyst;
    • Marketing Manager, Executive, Director;
    • Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Officer;
    • Marketing Consultant, Strategist, Planner;
    • Communications Manager, Executive, Director;
    • Publications Officer;
    • Media Relations Assistant, Advisor;
    • Public Affairs Officer. 

    Successful candidates will ideally possess a degree in marketing, communications, Public Relations or related discipline. 

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824.

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  • Payroll Officers

    Experienced payroll officers wanted

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    Payroll Officers

    Experienced payroll officers wanted

    Short, medium and long term contract opportunities available
    Varying industry sectors 

    Hender Contracting has been leading the contract recruitment sector in South Australia for more than 15 years. With a range of clients in varied industry sectors we are always seeking expressions of interest from experienced payroll professionals to join our established team of contractors. 

    Contract work can be appropriate for candidates wanting to gain experience in different industries, holding out for their ideal permanent position or pursuing a career as a contractor. 

    To be considered for assignments we are currently engaged to recruit for you will have proven experience in end-to-end payroll processing. Additionally, you will have sound experience in the following :- 

    • processing timesheets for employees into a computerised payroll system; 
    • processing of employee wages accurately in a timely manner;
    • calculating penalty rates, annual leave and personal leave;
    • assisting in the preparation of month end;
    • assisting in the preparation of superannuation and salary sacrifice returns;
    • interpreting awards accurately.

    Successful candidates will have experience using modern accounting software packages such as Chris21, SAP, Micropay or Meridian.   

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824.

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  • SAP PI Developer

    Ongoing position

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    SAP PI Developer

    Ongoing position

    Competitive salary
    Potential for career development

    Our client is a leading energy provider with an established South Australian customer base.  Working as part of the integration team, you will work closely with the Technical Lead to develop specific solutions for critical business functions.

    To be successful in this position you will have experience in :-

    • Java mapping utilising XSLT;
    • Development with SAP PI and PO;
    • Enterprise Service Repository;
    • Integrations Directory and System Landscape Directory;
    • Agile Project Management technologies.

    The key responsibilities of this position are :-

    • designing, developing and maintaining IT systems integration;
    • identifying and correcting any issues that may impact service delivery;
    • performing systems and integration testing;
    • documenting all system and application changes;
    • managing application version control through various tools.

    Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or the ability to demonstrate a history of working in similar senior roles and many full life cycle interface implementations will be essential.  The successful candidate will be proactive, flexible and able to understand the relevant business needs.  Additionally you will posses excellent written and verbal communication skills plus the ability to understand technical requests from non-technical people.

    If successful an attractive and competitive salary will be offered including additional superannuation contributions, performance based bonuses and an energy rebate.

    To be considered in this role you must have a valid Australian work visa and be willing to relocate to Adelaide.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Simon Bedson by email to 22666@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8840.

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    Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.

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  • Manager - Electrical Works

    Leading national organisation

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    Manager - Electrical Works

    Leading national organisation

    Globally recognised EPCM
    Renewables sector

    Our client is a well established civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of projects in the renewables sector nationally. With a number of high value projects underway, this organisation is currently looking for a Manager – Electrical Works to oversee the electrical works package for these major EPCM projects.

    Reporting to the Construction Manager, the Manager – Electrical Works will be the main point of contact during the project phases for design and deliverables of the electrical work packs.

    Key responsibilities of the role include :-

    • managing the large electrical works packages with major sub contractors;
    • overseeing and managing sub-contractors;
    • planning and managing sub-contractors day-to-day within the electrical scope of works;
    • assessing, liaising and coordinating all electrical design aspects of the project;
    • ensuring the contract compliance and on time delivery of milestones for the electrical works package;
    • ensuring regulatory requirements and compliance of all works to drawings;
    • compiling required documentation and ensuring external and internal reporting is accurate and complete;
    • ensuring implementation and observance to HSE-requirements concerning electrical works on construction site are adhered to;
    • providing feedback to sub-contractors regarding non-compliance, RFI’s, changes/variations etc;
    • assessing risks and costs while adhering to budgets;
    • conducting regular meetings on-site to define responsibilities, requirements and constraints.

    Due to the size and scope of these projects, applications are invited from highly experienced professionals with a Degree in Electrical Engineering (University) and management experience delivering electrical works packages for high value projects in Australia.

    This autonomous site-based role requires the ideal candidate to have hands-on and proven experience in leading electrical work scope on large scale industrial projects. Applications are invited from commercially astute engineers with excellent problem solving skills and demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic construction project environment. A strong background in managing sub-contractors, stakeholder engagement, leadership, “safety first” attitude and innovative mind set is essential to your success in this role.

    As this project is based in a remote location DIDO/FIFO is on offer. With a strong portfolio of current and future projects, this organisation will offer stability, career growth, a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to be part of an internationally recognised multimillion dollar project.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email 22616@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8890.

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  • Project Managers - Civil Engineering

    Globally recognised major civil project in Regional SA

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    Project Managers - Civil Engineering

    Globally recognised major civil project in Regional SA

    Leading national organisation
    Renewables sector

    Our client is a well established civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of projects in the renewables sector nationally. These projects are of significant value and prestige and this EPCM is currently seeking project managers to add to its existing team of leaders. Based in regional SA, these are hands-on and site-based civil engineering roles. 

    Reporting to the Project Director, these exciting opportunities will be responsible for all facets of the construction project including (but not limited to) :-

    • full commercial accountability of all project deliverables including: contractual management, works planning and project management;
    • building a resilient working relationship with client and sub contractors;
    • management of multiple stages within the project by leading and developing the project team
    • ensuring safety and quality compliance of project resources;
    • driving positive health, safety, quality and cost outcomes; 
    • another critical aspect of the role is the management of large scale bulk earth and building works, concrete structures, logistics and installations. 

    Due to the size and scope of the project, applications are encouraged from highly accomplished and senior project managers with a civil engineering qualification, with experience in delivery of major construction projects $150m plus. Demonstrated ability in managing project teams, strong commercial acumen, proven knowledge/experience of WHS and its implementation on-site, effective stakeholder engagement and leadership skills are essential prerequisites. 

    These are rewarding roles offering a great opportunity with a growing business that values its employees. Candidates who enjoy working on-site and delivering on high-value, fast-paced projects will be a natural fit with this business structure. As these projects is based in a remote locations DIDO/FIFO is on offer. 

    With a strong portfolio of current and future projects, these roles will offer stability, career growth, a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to lead an internationally recognised multimillion dollar project.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email 22558@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8890. 

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  • Project Managers - Civil Engineering

    Globally recognised major civil project in Regional Qld

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    Project Managers - Civil Engineering

    Globally recognised major civil project in Regional Qld

    Leading national organisation
    Renewables sector

    Our client is a well established civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of projects in the renewables sector nationally. These projects are of significant value and prestige and this EPCM is currently seeking a project manager to add to its existing team of leaders. Based in regional QLD, this is a hands-on and site-based civil engineering role. 

    Reporting to the Project Director, this exciting opportunity will be responsible for all facets of the construction project including (but not limited to) :-

    • full commercial accountability of all project deliverables including: contractual management, works planning and project management;
    • building a resilient working relationship with client and sub contractors;
    • management of multiple stages within the project by leading and developing the project team
    • ensuring safety and quality compliance of project resources;
    • driving positive health, safety, quality and cost outcomes; 
    • another critical aspect of the role is the management of large scale bulk earth and building works, concrete structures, logistics and installations. 

    Due to the size and scope of the project, applications are encouraged from highly accomplished and senior project managers with a civil engineering qualification, with experience in delivery of major construction projects $150m plus. Demonstrated ability in managing project teams, strong commercial acumen, proven knowledge/experience of WHS and its implementation on-site, effective stakeholder engagement and leadership skills are essential prerequisites. 

    This is a rewarding role offering a great opportunity with a growing business that values its employees. Candidates who enjoy working on-site and delivering on high-value, fast-paced projects will be a natural fit with this business structure. As the project is based in a remote location DIDO/FIFO is on offer. 

    With a strong portfolio of current and future projects, this role will offer stability, career growth, a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to lead an internationally recognised multimillion dollar project.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email 22557@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8890.

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    Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.

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  • Project Engineers

    Projects based in regional SA/NSW/QLD

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    Project Engineers

    Projects based in regional SA/NSW/QLD

    Leading national organisation
    Major renewables projects

    Our client is a reputable national civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of EPCM high value projects nationally in the renewables sector. The company is looking for Project Engineers with experience working on multi-million dollar large scale construction projects covering concrete structures/installations and earthworks.

    Reporting to the Project Manager, these positions will be responsible for maintaining effective relationships with primary stakeholders, providing technical engineering expertise, scheduling, planning, forecasting, resourcing and managing all the technical activities, aiming at assuring that all technical project deliverables are achieved on time and on budget.

    As a Project Engineer you will be responsible for :-

    • preparing, scheduling, coordinating and monitoring the assigned engineering projects;
    • monitoring compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications;
    • interacting daily with clients to interpret their needs and requirements;
    • performing overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance) and reporting regularly on project status;
    • cooperating and communicating effectively with the project manager and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support;
    • reviewing engineering deliverables and initiating appropriate corrective actions.

    Due to the size and scale of the project, applications are encouraged from experienced and qualified project engineers who have a Civil engineering qualification with significant experience in high value, large construction projects. Strong commercial acumen, organisational and effective stakeholder engagement skills are as essential as familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards.  A project specific position, a market competitive salary and an opportunity to be part of a nationally recognised renewables sector project is on offer for the successful candidate. Candidates who enjoy working on site and are willing to work FIFO or DIDO will be ideal for the role. 

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22432@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890 or Pratiksha Becker on (08) 8100 8809.

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    On-hire and fixed-term contracts

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    Considered Contracting in 2018?

    On-hire and fixed-term contracts

    The demand for talented contracting candidates continues to be high as we enter 2018. Experienced candidates able to consider on-hire or fixed-term contracts will reap the rewards including excellent remuneration, weekly pay, flexibility and valuable career development. 

    We seek experienced candidates from support to executive level across accounting and finance, human resources, WHS, marketing and communications, IT, project management, manufacturing and engineering. 

    Whether you are available for an immediate start, looking to return to the job market or nearing the end of another contract, Hender Contracting have short and long term contract opportunities that may suit you.

    If you are interested in future contract opportunities, please email your application including your resume and cover letter outlining your availability and current job status.

    Make a confidential enquiry with our highly experienced contracting team.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824.

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Other Current Opportunities
  • Accountants

    Experienced accounting professionals wanted

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    Experienced accounting professionals wanted

    Hender Contracting provides accounting and finance professionals with opportunities to work in leading public and private sector organisations across South Australia.

    We are currently seeking experienced and qualified accountants and finance professionals to fill contract roles in varied industry sectors. Ideally you will possess degree qualifications in commerce or accounting, be CA or CPA qualified and demonstrate significant hands-on experience at mid to senior level.

    We are interested in hearing from :-

    • Management Accountants;
    • Financial Accountants;
    • Project/Systems Accountants;
    • Financial Analysts;
    • Cost Accountants/ Analysts;
    • Finance Managers;
    • Financial Controllers;
    • Chief Financial Officers;
    • Commercial Managers.

    Whether you are available for an immediate start, looking to re-enter the job market or currently nearing the end of another contract, we have excellent full and part-time opportunities that may suit you. If you are interested in future accounting and finance contract opportunities, please email your application including your resume and cover letter outlining your availability and current job status.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824. 

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  • IT Opportunities

    Register your interest for contracting work

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    IT Opportunities

    Register your interest for contracting work

    Excellent opportunities
    Short, medium and long term contracts
    Competitive hourly rates

    Hender Consulting is a recognised leader in senior executive recruitment and provides ICT contract and permanent employees to public and private sector organisations within South Australia. 

    Dealing with multiple clients in varied industry sectors we seek registrations of interest from experienced and qualified ICT professionals. To be considered for assignments we are currently engaged to undertake you will have significant demonstrated hands-on experience in a project driven environment.

    We are interested in hearing from candidates with experience within the following roles :-

    • Project Manager;
    • Business Analyst;
    • Software Developer (.Net and Java);
    • Test Analyst;
    • System Engineer;
    • Service Desk Officer.
    • You may be available for an immediate start, be looking to re-enter the job market, currently on contract and nearing the end of another contract or permanent placement. Either way our assignments span manufacturing, corporate, professional services, not-for-profit, aged care, education, public sector and more. 

    If you would like to know more about contracting in the Adelaide and regional market please email your details including current status and availability, by applying below attaching an up-to-date resume in Word format.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Simon Bedson by email simon.bedson@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8840.

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  • Human Resource Professionals

    Showcase your HR skills

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    Human Resource Professionals

    Showcase your HR skills

    Through our well established partnerships with leading and diverse employers, Hender Contracting is considered a first class provider of HR contract services. 

    We encourage professional and qualified individuals with demonstrated career experience in the following roles to register with Hender Contracting :-

    • Human Resources Manager; 
    • Human Resources Assistant/Officer;
    • Human Resources Project Officer;
    • Human Resources Advisor/Consultant;
    • Human Resources Generalist;
    • Employee and Industrial Relations Consultants;
    • OH&S / Claims Management;
    • Organisational / Change Consultant;
    • Recruitment Consultant.

    We aim to provide our candidates with a level of service second to none and assure confidentiality in dealing with your information. 

    If you are interested in any future HR contract opportunities, please email your application of interest including your resume and cover letter outlining your availability and position requirements.

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824. 

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Contracts Specialist

12 month contract opportunity

Excellent team environment
International organisation

Our client is an international resources company with offices on Adelaide’s city fringe. Due to growth and the ramp-up of various projects this business requires the support of a highly experienced contracts specialist. This role is responsible for the day-to-day administration of contracts related to capital infrastructure and development projects.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, Project Management, this role is responsible for:

  • the procurement of selected contract packages for Major Projects including:-
    • contract planning and recommending documentation for work packages;
    • drafting and issuing of contract documents;
    • compiling, issuing and administering tenders;
    • negotiating contracts;
    • updating contract management systems
  • the day to day management and administration of contracts;
  • providing timely advice to the Project Manager for any disputes, actions or claims against contracts;
  • carrying out procurement related tasks as required;
  • tracking costs against project budgets at contract level;
  • process improvement including contract documentation and contracting procedures.

Essential criteria for this role include:-

  • solid commercial contracts management experience ideally in a construction, oil and gas or mining environment;
  • excellent spoken and written communications skills;
  • the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of management;
  • tertiary qualifications in commercial law, engineering or a related discipline;
  • proven high level negotiation skills;
  • experience with large scale local and international contracts;
  • significant attention to detail;
  • a “can do” attitude.

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to engage fully in the assignment by quickly demonstrating your experience, working independently and achieving high level outcomes.

 

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22985@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890.

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HSE Advisor - Construction

Immediate start for short – long term contract opportunities

Renewables sector project
Regional NSW, QLD & SA

Our client is a reputable national civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of EPCM high value projects nationally in the renewables sector. The company is looking for hands-on HSE Advisors with experience working on large scale projects.

Reporting to the HSE Manager and the Project Manager for site activities you will assume responsibilities for all HSE matters.

As a HSE Advisor your specific duties will include :-

  • assisting in the implementation and maintenance of HSE related policies, procedures and work instructions;
  • promoting awareness of customer requirements and continual improvement principles with respect to HSE;
  • monitoring the preparation and implementation of plans in order to achieve HSE compliance;
  • ensuring contractor safety inductions and on-site compliance;
  • following up on improvement actions;
  • assisting in reporting and investigating incidents;
  • managing HSE related escalations;
  • maintaining project site records;
  • monitoring and advising regulatory and technical changes relating to HSE;
  • ensuring adherence to policies, safe work procedures and environmental processes;
  • representing the project for HSE inspections and audits.

We are seeking applications from hands-on and highly experienced construction HSE Advisors, who have been involved in various high value projects and can start immediately. A Certificate IV or Diploma in WHS and thorough knowledge and experience in the application of relevant legislation governing safety management is a pre-requisite for the role. Exceptional communication skills, ability to work autonomously and demonstrated experience in ensuring compliance and strict adherence of HSE related policies, procedures and instructions will see you succeed in the role.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22471@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890.

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Payroll Officer

2 month contract opportunity

Our client, a large not-for-profit, is seeking an experienced Payroll Officer for an immediate start in this short-term contract.

Key responsibilities of this position include :­-

  • managing the end-to-end payroll process for up to 130 casual, full-time and part-time employees;
  • processing manual timesheets for employees into CIM payroll system;
  • interpreting complex awards;
  • solid experience in reconciling.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, the ability to liaise effectively with others and prioritise workloads in order to meet agreed timeframes. You will demonstrate high attention to detail and make appropriate decisions when required.

Experience in a similar role is essential as you will need to have sound knowledge of payroll legislation and complex awards. You will ideally have proven exposure to CIM payroll systems however, experience with Chris21 or other payroll systems will be considered.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sophie Hlipala by email 23043@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sophie on (08) 8215 6030.

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Automation Engineer

Permanent full-time opportunity

South Australian company with a global reach
Based in Adelaide, SA

An immediate vacancy exists in Adelaide’s southern suburbs for an Automation Engineer. This well-known, privately owned South Australian manufacturer exports internationally and has a large portfolio of clients both nationally and globally. Currently this organisation is expanding its facilities and is truly on an upward trajectory in its market.

Due to the growth and purchase of new equipment and technology, an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Automation Engineer exists. This role will lead the upgrade of the plant in new production management systems and to provide technical and engineering support.

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, key responsibilities of the role will include:-

  • identifying and implementing continuous improvement and upgrades to equipment and processes;
  • developing, introducing and leading the installation of new automated manufacturing systems;
  • ensuring compliance of equipment meets and exceeds current standards;
  • specifying, installing and maintaining plant monitoring systems;
  • reviewing production data to identify opportunities to improve production and cost efficiency;
  • identifying development needs and providing support through training.

This position will suit a dynamic electrical engineering professional with project management experience and a thorough grasp of programming and manufacturing processes in an automation environment. Demonstrated skills with PLCs, Robotics and SCADA systems are an essential pre-requisite. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with strong problem solving, communication skills and ability to work autonomously.

An engineer with project management experience possessing an electrical licence and the ability to lead continuous improvements in a manufacturing/automotive sector is ideal. This hands-on role offers a high level of influence to improve the manufacturing efficiency, in turn contributing to the overall business growth.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 23010@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha Oommen on (08) 8100 8890.

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Product Engineer – Mechatronics

Long-term contract opportunity

South Australian based, innovative company
Southern suburbs location

This SA based, family owned business located in the southern suburbs has developed innovative application products for the agricultural sector and is growing in the local and export market.

A new role has been created for a dynamic Product Engineer, Mechatronics to support further growth, provide customer service, technical support and training to customers and machine distributors. This role will be pivotal in implementing integration with new control systems, including the design of wiring harnesses and developing of user documentation and training materials.

Reporting to the Business Manager, this role is responsible for :-

  • providing technical support to end users, dealers, farmers, and OEMs in the operation of the application systems;
  • implementing the integration of the application with existing systems;
  • designing wiring harnesses and set-up procedures;
  • developing and maintaining user documentation and other training materials;
  • providing training to dealers, customers and sales staff.

The successful candidate will ideally be a tertiary qualified Engineer with a specialisation in Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics and have experience with integration of mechanical and electrical systems. You will possess strong verbal and written communication skills, a drive to achieve excellence and a “can-do” attitude. You will be customer facing and further develop products with the Chief Designer. 

This is a great opportunity to become part of an innovative and successful South Australian, family friendly business that supports each other and enjoys a culture of collaboration.
 

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22995@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890.

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HR Advisor

Ongoing position

City fringe location
Not-for-profit organisation

This well recognised not-for-profit organisation delivers services to the aged focusing on high quality customer care and engagement.  
 
Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, key responsibilities of this role will include :-

  • providing timely HR advice throughout the organisation;
  • advising staff and management on employee related matters;
  • interpreting awards and legislation;
  • providing insight into enterprise agreements and policy issues;
  • driving the performance management review process;
  • handling workers compensation and OHS matters;
  • ad-hoc projects as required.

The successful candidate will have a strong customer service focus, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build, engage and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders. You will adapt easily to change, work effectively in teams and manage conflicting priorities.

You will possess tertiary qualifications in a related discipline or have substantial HR generalist experience. Your knowledge in the use of contemporary HR practices, ability to work with people at all levels and strong leadership skills will be pivotal to this exciting role.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Simon Bedson by email to 22837@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Simon on (08) 8100 8840.

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Project Commissioning Engineer

Global market leader

Transport sector
Melbourne based - home office

Our client, a global market leader in its sector is expanding its Australian operations and is currently looking for an experienced Engineer to join its bright and highly-motivated, multi-disciplinary global team. 

The business offers a range of highly innovative and sought after systems to high profile customers worldwide. The company continues to expand its presence and as a result of increased demand for its products and services are in need of an experienced Engineer to be based in Melbourne. With a significant background in the technology and industrial sector, the ideal candidate will have experience :-

  • with Project Engineering or Project Management, preferably in a Senior Team Lead/Manager position;
  • within an engineering company focused on electro-mechanical products (preferably within the Rail, Aerospace, Automotive or Oil & Gas industry covering engineering design, approval, qualification and commissioning);
  • managing and leading projects successfully;
  • managing project schedules, risks and resources successfully;
  • producing high quality technical documentation (specifications, instructions, site reports, test report as examples);
  • with on-site support of electro-mechanical products for site surveys, prototype fitments, commissioning, diagnostics, etc;
  • managing customer relationships, communicating, presenting and training at all levels (Engineering Director to Fitters/Installer levels);
  • working closely with Sales/Commercial teams, reviewing contracts, bids and tenders; 
  • establishing positive and productive working relationships with customers and suppliers at all levels;

Additionally the successful candidate will have :-

  • excellent systems and presentation skills (both verbal and written);
  • highly innovative and pro-active capability of responding creatively to very rapid developments and/or managing multiple projects simultaneously;
  • high quality engineering documentation producing skills.

This position would suit an experienced Engineer with a Bachelor or Master’s qualification. Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical/Mechatronics qualifications are highly desirable and accreditation within a professional engineering body (IMechE, RPEng (Mech)) will be highly regarded. Working rights in Australia, a full driving licence and ability to travel internationally is a prerequisite for the role.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing organisation. You will be helping establish its footprint in Australia in a highly autonomous and influential role. This is a long term opportunity where the prospects for personal growth and promotion are high.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22977@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha Oommen on (08) 8100 8890.

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Finished Products Engineer

Orora

Orora, a world leader in the supply of packaging solutions and an employer of choice, operates a modern state-of-the-art glass bottle manufacturing facility at Gawler in South Australia. The company, which has a leading market position, continues to grow through market share and the introduction of new products. This hands-on position of Maintenance Supervisor is a testimonial to Orora’s commitment to customer focus and service.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager and managing 9 direct reports of electrical and fitter trades, the purpose of this key role is leading the Finished Products/Cold End function to achieve the next level of maintenance excellence and ensuring maximum reliability and performance of all equipment, mainly automation but also conveyors etc.

 Key responsibilities include :-

  • supporting and developing strategies aligned with the Orora Engineering department in regards to Planning and Scheduling, Spending Control, Material Management, Contractor Management, Performance Management, Reliability management and Safety;
  • managing personnel working within the Cold End Inspection team;
  • ensuring technical assistance is available to the business at all times of the 24/7 operation;
  • developing and maintaining equipment standards, machine programs and setup parameters including the development of standard data for all jobs;
  • ensuring all inspection equipment is operating to the highest possible standards, balancing the competing goals of quality, volume and uptime;
  • planning, coordinating and participating in all Cold End job change requirements and the fine tuning of equipment and processes for hand over to the Shift Manager;
  • ensuring daily audits are conducted across each of the Cold End production lines;
  • maintaining appropriate levels of equipment spares to ensure minimisation of downtime;
  • leading improvement and growth projects in the Cold End area as Project Manager when required by the business;  
  • driving continuous improvement in all aspects of Cold End Inspection;
  • continually developing technical and leadership skills of direct reports.

Together with your peers of maintenance supervisors for various areas of the plant, this exciting role offers the opportunity to work in a large manufacturing facility and contribute to the success of the organisation.

We are seeking an ambitious and diligent maintenance professional with a background in automation who can demonstrate success within a similar Maintenance Supervisor role, involving complex manufacturing processes and understanding an environment, which operates 24/7. Proven experience in managing and optimising maintenance processes and service, understanding urgency and importance of continuous manufacturing flow and a hands-on approach are as important as the ability to understand and interpret data to prevent future breakdowns. Experience in PLC Programming and fault finding is another essential skill for this role. Other important competencies and personal attributes include a can-do attitude, excellent verbal and written communication and a results-oriented approach.

Tertiary qualifications in engineering, electrical or mechanical and experience with complex automation equipment or similar are essential along with a strong customer focus.

In addition to your resume please provide a cover letter addressing the criteria of the position.

For further information on our client, please visit www.ororagroup.com

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Pratiksha Becker by email to 22861@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8809.  

Applications close on Friday 13 April 2018.

 

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Plant Coordinator

Adelaide based

Immediate start
9-12 month contract opportunity

Our client is a national civil engineering contracting company executing a number of EPCM, high-value projects nationally. Currently engaged in a growing portfolio of multi-million dollar projects in the infrastructure, renewables, water and mining sectors, it is urgently seeking a “switched on” and committed engineer to support the plant coordination and join the core team here in SA.

Reporting to the senior executive of the business, the Plant Coordinator is responsible for managing the plant and equipment fleet for the company.

Specific duties will include :-

  • arranging and processing plant purchases;
  • conducting pre-delivery inspections;
  • negotiating costs;
  • organising float shifts to move the plant between job sites;
  • conducting meetings with existing and potential suppliers;
  • recording asset maintenance and repairs history to the internal asset management system;
  • raising and ensuring accuracy of all related purchase orders;
  • planning out scheduled maintenance and servicing of the fleet, equipment and assets without obstructing operations;
  • working closely with supervisors to ensure the appropriate use of equipment;
  • inspecting and following up the use of equipment and responding promptly to plant fault reports;
  • liaising with managers and carrying out instructions as required;
  • co-ordinating with the HSE Manager regarding legislative and company requirements to ensure compliance.

We are seeking a qualified engineer, ideally with some work experience in the construction industry. Competent in MS Office, an eye for detail and demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities at the same time are as essential as a “can do” attitude and the willingness to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a critical part of this progressive organisation that will directly impact the plant/equipment coordination for projects nationally. Personal attributes include excellent communication and negotiation skills, the ability to work well under pressure and a results-oriented approach.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22868@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890.

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Marketing and Communications Opportunities

Experienced Marketing and Communications professionals wanted

Short, medium and long term contract opportunities available
Varying industry sectors

Hender Contracting has been leading the contract recruitment sector in South Australia for more than 15 years. With a range of clients in varied industry sectors we are always seeking expressions of interest from experienced marketing and communications professionals to join our established team of contractors. 

Contract work can be appropriate for candidates wanting to gain experience in different industries, holding out for their ideal permanent position or pursuing a career as a contractor. 

To be considered for assignments we are currently engaged to recruit for we are interested in hearing from candidates who have experience in the following roles : - 

  • Marketing Assistant, Officer, Representative, Coordinator;
  • Market Analyst;
  • Marketing Manager, Executive, Director;
  • Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Officer;
  • Marketing Consultant, Strategist, Planner;
  • Communications Manager, Executive, Director;
  • Publications Officer;
  • Media Relations Assistant, Advisor;
  • Public Affairs Officer. 

Successful candidates will ideally possess a degree in marketing, communications, Public Relations or related discipline. 

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824.

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Payroll Officers

Experienced payroll officers wanted

Short, medium and long term contract opportunities available
Varying industry sectors 

Hender Contracting has been leading the contract recruitment sector in South Australia for more than 15 years. With a range of clients in varied industry sectors we are always seeking expressions of interest from experienced payroll professionals to join our established team of contractors. 

Contract work can be appropriate for candidates wanting to gain experience in different industries, holding out for their ideal permanent position or pursuing a career as a contractor. 

To be considered for assignments we are currently engaged to recruit for you will have proven experience in end-to-end payroll processing. Additionally, you will have sound experience in the following :- 

  • processing timesheets for employees into a computerised payroll system; 
  • processing of employee wages accurately in a timely manner;
  • calculating penalty rates, annual leave and personal leave;
  • assisting in the preparation of month end;
  • assisting in the preparation of superannuation and salary sacrifice returns;
  • interpreting awards accurately.

Successful candidates will have experience using modern accounting software packages such as Chris21, SAP, Micropay or Meridian.   

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824.

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SAP PI Developer

Ongoing position

Competitive salary
Potential for career development

Our client is a leading energy provider with an established South Australian customer base.  Working as part of the integration team, you will work closely with the Technical Lead to develop specific solutions for critical business functions.

To be successful in this position you will have experience in :-

  • Java mapping utilising XSLT;
  • Development with SAP PI and PO;
  • Enterprise Service Repository;
  • Integrations Directory and System Landscape Directory;
  • Agile Project Management technologies.

The key responsibilities of this position are :-

  • designing, developing and maintaining IT systems integration;
  • identifying and correcting any issues that may impact service delivery;
  • performing systems and integration testing;
  • documenting all system and application changes;
  • managing application version control through various tools.

Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or the ability to demonstrate a history of working in similar senior roles and many full life cycle interface implementations will be essential.  The successful candidate will be proactive, flexible and able to understand the relevant business needs.  Additionally you will posses excellent written and verbal communication skills plus the ability to understand technical requests from non-technical people.

If successful an attractive and competitive salary will be offered including additional superannuation contributions, performance based bonuses and an energy rebate.

To be considered in this role you must have a valid Australian work visa and be willing to relocate to Adelaide.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Simon Bedson by email to 22666@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8840.

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Manager - Electrical Works

Leading national organisation

Globally recognised EPCM
Renewables sector

Our client is a well established civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of projects in the renewables sector nationally. With a number of high value projects underway, this organisation is currently looking for a Manager – Electrical Works to oversee the electrical works package for these major EPCM projects.

Reporting to the Construction Manager, the Manager – Electrical Works will be the main point of contact during the project phases for design and deliverables of the electrical work packs.

Key responsibilities of the role include :-

  • managing the large electrical works packages with major sub contractors;
  • overseeing and managing sub-contractors;
  • planning and managing sub-contractors day-to-day within the electrical scope of works;
  • assessing, liaising and coordinating all electrical design aspects of the project;
  • ensuring the contract compliance and on time delivery of milestones for the electrical works package;
  • ensuring regulatory requirements and compliance of all works to drawings;
  • compiling required documentation and ensuring external and internal reporting is accurate and complete;
  • ensuring implementation and observance to HSE-requirements concerning electrical works on construction site are adhered to;
  • providing feedback to sub-contractors regarding non-compliance, RFI’s, changes/variations etc;
  • assessing risks and costs while adhering to budgets;
  • conducting regular meetings on-site to define responsibilities, requirements and constraints.

Due to the size and scope of these projects, applications are invited from highly experienced professionals with a Degree in Electrical Engineering (University) and management experience delivering electrical works packages for high value projects in Australia.

This autonomous site-based role requires the ideal candidate to have hands-on and proven experience in leading electrical work scope on large scale industrial projects. Applications are invited from commercially astute engineers with excellent problem solving skills and demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic construction project environment. A strong background in managing sub-contractors, stakeholder engagement, leadership, “safety first” attitude and innovative mind set is essential to your success in this role.

As this project is based in a remote location DIDO/FIFO is on offer. With a strong portfolio of current and future projects, this organisation will offer stability, career growth, a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to be part of an internationally recognised multimillion dollar project.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email 22616@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8890.

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Project Managers - Civil Engineering

Globally recognised major civil project in Regional SA

Leading national organisation
Renewables sector

Our client is a well established civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of projects in the renewables sector nationally. These projects are of significant value and prestige and this EPCM is currently seeking project managers to add to its existing team of leaders. Based in regional SA, these are hands-on and site-based civil engineering roles. 

Reporting to the Project Director, these exciting opportunities will be responsible for all facets of the construction project including (but not limited to) :-

  • full commercial accountability of all project deliverables including: contractual management, works planning and project management;
  • building a resilient working relationship with client and sub contractors;
  • management of multiple stages within the project by leading and developing the project team
  • ensuring safety and quality compliance of project resources;
  • driving positive health, safety, quality and cost outcomes; 
  • another critical aspect of the role is the management of large scale bulk earth and building works, concrete structures, logistics and installations. 

Due to the size and scope of the project, applications are encouraged from highly accomplished and senior project managers with a civil engineering qualification, with experience in delivery of major construction projects $150m plus. Demonstrated ability in managing project teams, strong commercial acumen, proven knowledge/experience of WHS and its implementation on-site, effective stakeholder engagement and leadership skills are essential prerequisites. 

These are rewarding roles offering a great opportunity with a growing business that values its employees. Candidates who enjoy working on-site and delivering on high-value, fast-paced projects will be a natural fit with this business structure. As these projects is based in a remote locations DIDO/FIFO is on offer. 

With a strong portfolio of current and future projects, these roles will offer stability, career growth, a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to lead an internationally recognised multimillion dollar project.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email 22558@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8890. 

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Project Managers - Civil Engineering

Globally recognised major civil project in Regional Qld

Leading national organisation
Renewables sector

Our client is a well established civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of projects in the renewables sector nationally. These projects are of significant value and prestige and this EPCM is currently seeking a project manager to add to its existing team of leaders. Based in regional QLD, this is a hands-on and site-based civil engineering role. 

Reporting to the Project Director, this exciting opportunity will be responsible for all facets of the construction project including (but not limited to) :-

  • full commercial accountability of all project deliverables including: contractual management, works planning and project management;
  • building a resilient working relationship with client and sub contractors;
  • management of multiple stages within the project by leading and developing the project team
  • ensuring safety and quality compliance of project resources;
  • driving positive health, safety, quality and cost outcomes; 
  • another critical aspect of the role is the management of large scale bulk earth and building works, concrete structures, logistics and installations. 

Due to the size and scope of the project, applications are encouraged from highly accomplished and senior project managers with a civil engineering qualification, with experience in delivery of major construction projects $150m plus. Demonstrated ability in managing project teams, strong commercial acumen, proven knowledge/experience of WHS and its implementation on-site, effective stakeholder engagement and leadership skills are essential prerequisites. 

This is a rewarding role offering a great opportunity with a growing business that values its employees. Candidates who enjoy working on-site and delivering on high-value, fast-paced projects will be a natural fit with this business structure. As the project is based in a remote location DIDO/FIFO is on offer. 

With a strong portfolio of current and future projects, this role will offer stability, career growth, a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to lead an internationally recognised multimillion dollar project.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email 22557@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8890.

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Project Engineers

Projects based in regional SA/NSW/QLD

Leading national organisation
Major renewables projects

Our client is a reputable national civil engineering contracting company currently executing a number of EPCM high value projects nationally in the renewables sector. The company is looking for Project Engineers with experience working on multi-million dollar large scale construction projects covering concrete structures/installations and earthworks.

Reporting to the Project Manager, these positions will be responsible for maintaining effective relationships with primary stakeholders, providing technical engineering expertise, scheduling, planning, forecasting, resourcing and managing all the technical activities, aiming at assuring that all technical project deliverables are achieved on time and on budget.

As a Project Engineer you will be responsible for :-

  • preparing, scheduling, coordinating and monitoring the assigned engineering projects;
  • monitoring compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications;
  • interacting daily with clients to interpret their needs and requirements;
  • performing overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance) and reporting regularly on project status;
  • cooperating and communicating effectively with the project manager and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support;
  • reviewing engineering deliverables and initiating appropriate corrective actions.

Due to the size and scale of the project, applications are encouraged from experienced and qualified project engineers who have a Civil engineering qualification with significant experience in high value, large construction projects. Strong commercial acumen, organisational and effective stakeholder engagement skills are as essential as familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards.  A project specific position, a market competitive salary and an opportunity to be part of a nationally recognised renewables sector project is on offer for the successful candidate. Candidates who enjoy working on site and are willing to work FIFO or DIDO will be ideal for the role. 

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Sangeetha Oommen by email to 22432@hender.com.au  Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Sangeetha on (08) 8100 8890 or Pratiksha Becker on (08) 8100 8809.

Please note 
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Accountants

Experienced accounting professionals wanted

Hender Contracting provides accounting and finance professionals with opportunities to work in leading public and private sector organisations across South Australia.

We are currently seeking experienced and qualified accountants and finance professionals to fill contract roles in varied industry sectors. Ideally you will possess degree qualifications in commerce or accounting, be CA or CPA qualified and demonstrate significant hands-on experience at mid to senior level.

We are interested in hearing from :-

  • Management Accountants;
  • Financial Accountants;
  • Project/Systems Accountants;
  • Financial Analysts;
  • Cost Accountants/ Analysts;
  • Finance Managers;
  • Financial Controllers;
  • Chief Financial Officers;
  • Commercial Managers.

Whether you are available for an immediate start, looking to re-enter the job market or currently nearing the end of another contract, we have excellent full and part-time opportunities that may suit you. If you are interested in future accounting and finance contract opportunities, please email your application including your resume and cover letter outlining your availability and current job status.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824. 

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Considered Contracting in 2018?

On-hire and fixed-term contracts

The demand for talented contracting candidates continues to be high as we enter 2018. Experienced candidates able to consider on-hire or fixed-term contracts will reap the rewards including excellent remuneration, weekly pay, flexibility and valuable career development. 

We seek experienced candidates from support to executive level across accounting and finance, human resources, WHS, marketing and communications, IT, project management, manufacturing and engineering. 

Whether you are available for an immediate start, looking to return to the job market or nearing the end of another contract, Hender Contracting have short and long term contract opportunities that may suit you.

If you are interested in future contract opportunities, please email your application including your resume and cover letter outlining your availability and current job status.

Make a confidential enquiry with our highly experienced contracting team.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824.

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IT Opportunities

Register your interest for contracting work

Excellent opportunities
Short, medium and long term contracts
Competitive hourly rates

Hender Consulting is a recognised leader in senior executive recruitment and provides ICT contract and permanent employees to public and private sector organisations within South Australia. 

Dealing with multiple clients in varied industry sectors we seek registrations of interest from experienced and qualified ICT professionals. To be considered for assignments we are currently engaged to undertake you will have significant demonstrated hands-on experience in a project driven environment.

We are interested in hearing from candidates with experience within the following roles :-

  • Project Manager;
  • Business Analyst;
  • Software Developer (.Net and Java);
  • Test Analyst;
  • System Engineer;
  • Service Desk Officer.
  • You may be available for an immediate start, be looking to re-enter the job market, currently on contract and nearing the end of another contract or permanent placement. Either way our assignments span manufacturing, corporate, professional services, not-for-profit, aged care, education, public sector and more. 

If you would like to know more about contracting in the Adelaide and regional market please email your details including current status and availability, by applying below attaching an up-to-date resume in Word format.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Simon Bedson by email simon.bedson@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8840.

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Human Resource Professionals

Showcase your HR skills

Through our well established partnerships with leading and diverse employers, Hender Contracting is considered a first class provider of HR contract services. 

We encourage professional and qualified individuals with demonstrated career experience in the following roles to register with Hender Contracting :-

  • Human Resources Manager; 
  • Human Resources Assistant/Officer;
  • Human Resources Project Officer;
  • Human Resources Advisor/Consultant;
  • Human Resources Generalist;
  • Employee and Industrial Relations Consultants;
  • OH&S / Claims Management;
  • Organisational / Change Consultant;
  • Recruitment Consultant.

We aim to provide our candidates with a level of service second to none and assure confidentiality in dealing with your information. 

If you are interested in any future HR contract opportunities, please email your application of interest including your resume and cover letter outlining your availability and position requirements.

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Marisa Hunt by email contract@hender.com.au Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8824. 

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Contractors

As a contractor with Hender Contracting, you’ll have access to the most interesting roles in your sector. We are a respected advisor to a broad cross-section of loyal clients who bring us the best roles to fill. 

One of the most important conversations we’ll have with you is identifying your strategic career objectives. We take the time to understand what you want out of your career, so we can help you get there. 

Why choose Hender Contracting? 
As a contractor with Hender Contracting, we negotiate above award rates on your behalf when placing you in a role. Depending on the position and the client, these rates might be hourly, daily or weekly. Your skills and experience play a role in these negotiations, as do the length of the contract and the equivalent classification of other roles within the organisations. 

One of the questions we get asked the most is – how often will you get paid? And the answer is weekly. Our contractors tell us this is the set up that works for them best. 

Once we’ve placed you in a role, we stay in touch. Securing you a great contract is just the beginning of our job. If you have questions or concerns, one of our consultants will always be on hand to support you. 

All of your timesheet entries will be done online, because we are committed to building a sustainable workplace. 

We also offer you the flexibility to choose your own superannuation fund. 

Our candidates are given thorough inductions to make sure you are prepared for your role, whether you are an on-hire or direct contract employee. 

At Hender Contracting we take your confidentiality seriously. We will never put you forward to a role without your knowledge and consent. 

The nuts and bolts
When you register as a candidate with us, you’ll need to provide the following:

  • proof of identity (driver’s licence or passport)
  • eligibility to work in Australia (visa status)
  • current resume
  • details of professional referees
  • copies of qualifications and membership certifications
  • TFN details, superannuation details and bank account details

Get in touch 
Call us on (08) 8100 8816 to discuss how we can connect you to your next role.

Timesheet

To complete your timesheet online, please login here:

TIMESHEETS MUST BE COMPLETED BY 6PM FRIDAY

If you have not provided Hender Consulting with your bank account details and Tax File Number, please complete the appropriate forms and send them to your Contract Recruitment Consultant.

Employers

15 years as Adelaide’s leading contract recruitment business has taught us a lot. We understand there are many reasons why you may need a contractor, from fluctuating workloads to secondments, personal leave or special projects. We also understand that when you need a contractor, you need the very best. 

Our candidates are thoroughly vetted, which means when we put someone forward, they come with the Hender Contracting stamp of approval. We interview, reference and qualification check our candidates. 

How can we help you?
A confidential discussion with a Hender Contracting consultant is a great place for you to start. Our clients value our discretion, and the knowledge that we are always available to discuss your business needs and assist with forward planning. We respect your confidentiality and only approach candidates with your approval. 

If you need a contractor for short, medium or long-term assignments we have a pool of talented candidates to connect you with. We’re able to draw on the very best talent to match with your business, whether you need a contractor in Executive Interim Management, Tech, HR, IT, Finance and Accounting, or Marketing and Communications

How is Hender Contracting different?
Our consultants take the time to understand your business. We recognise the importance of helping you meet your cultural and gender diversity goals. 

All of our candidates are inducted to exacting Hender Contracting standards. Where you identify specific needs relevant to your business, we work with you to make sure our candidates are fully qualified to successfully achieve the required results.
Placing a contractor with your business is only the beginning of our relationship. It’s our priority to make sure your goals are being met, so we’ll stay in touch over the course of the assignment. We always seek your feedback, because your satisfaction is our main goal. 

Let’s talk
For a confidential discussion about how we can help source your next great contractor, please call us on (08) 8100 8816.

Our Team

You’re only as good as the people who stand beside you, and our team are the best. 

Our consultants understand the importance of matching quality candidates to each role. We understand that a single contract placement is only the beginning of our relationship. You’re in it for the long haul, and so are we. 

We pride ourselves on our ethical and honest approach to contract recruitment. 

Whether you need assistance for an Executive Interim Management, Tech, IT, HR, Finance and Accounting or Marketing and Communications role, we’ve got the right consultants ready to help.

LET'S TALK 
Call us on (08) 8100 8816 to find out how we can assist with your short, medium or long-term contract requirements.

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    General Manager

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    Rosie Crowe

    General Manager

    Rosie's career originally began in healthcare and nursing, transitioning into sales and marketing roles for a number of organisations both in SA and NSW. Whilst working in Sydney in sales and marketing management positions, she moved into recruitment and in 2001 returned to Adelaide to join a national executive recruitment firm where she remained until joining Hender Consulting in 2006 as Senior Consultant. In early 2007 she earned the role of General Manager for Hender Contracting, and manages a team of Senior Consultants experienced in the contract placement of senior executive on-hire and direct staff across diverse disciplines and industry sectors. 

    With over 17 years experience in recruitment in Adelaide alone, and a strong focus on the HR and accounting market, her industry experience covers resources, manufacturing, consumer, professional services, agribusiness, engineering, information technology and education. With her focus predominantly being in the contract market, she has placed many mid to senior level candidates in a large variety of organisations where she enjoys continued relationships, also retaining an in-depth knowledge of the ever-changing contractor market.

    rosie.crowe@hender.com.au

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  • Simon Bedson

    Senior Recruitment Consultant

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    Simon Bedson

    Senior Recruitment Consultant

    Simon has an extensive background in IT recruiting, consulting and professional services. Through his work both in Adelaide and interstate he has built a valuable skill set in supporting businesses to grow and develop their internal human resources and project capacity. 

    Working closely with clients to identify and resolve both project and business processes, he is able to look holistically at their economic and cultural environment and genuinely assist by sourcing the right talent for critical, day to day business functions. 

    Simon joined Hender Consulting in 2016 with a focus on contract and temporary staffing in a number of disciplines across the board including IT, banking and finance, insurance, hospitality, education and not-for-profit sectors. With his extensive network of professional candidates and clients he will be sure to provide thoughtful advice and direction on any incoming needs. 

    simon.bedson@hender.com.au

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    Recruitment Consultant

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    Sophie Hlipala

    Recruitment Consultant

    Having worked within the Hender Group since 2016, Sophie joined Hender Contracting as a Recruitment Consultant holding a Bachelor of Psychology and currently completing a Masters of Human Resource Management through the University of South Australia. 

    Sophie is passionate about human behaviour, particularly in a work setting and behind her achievements holds a strong desire to acquire knowledge and achieve her best. Her love of people and perpetual drive in working towards common goals make her the perfect consultant to work on mid to senior level contract recruitment processes.

    Sophie is dedicated to providing services tailored to meet her clients’ individual needs. Specialising in Human Resources, Accounting and Finance and Marketing and Communications, Sophie will work across industry sectors to find the right skill and cultural fit for each client in order to create a successful outcome.

    sophie.hlipala@hender.com.au

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    Candidate Manager

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    Marisa Hunt

    Candidate Manager

    Marisa Hunt is a Member of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association of Australia and New Zealand (RCSA), possessing Human Resources consulting qualifications through Monash University.  Marisa demonstrates more than 20 years experience in recruitment, having held various consulting and senior consulting positions. Marisa’s experience spans contract and permanent recruitment including specialising in the finance and accounting disciplines for over 15 years from support to interim management level. 

    She has also developed broader experience recruiting across other commercial and business disciplines including human resources, OH&S, marketing and communications, administration management and specialist roles from mid to senior level appointments. 

    Marisa has previously provided ongoing recruitment services for key account relationships with other organisations.  She demonstrates significant experience supplying high volume on-hire staff to commercial enterprise as well as State Government as the Account Manager for the Whole of Government account.

    marisa.hunt@hender.com.au

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    Executive Consultant (Hender Tech)

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    Pratiksha Becker

    Executive Consultant (Hender Tech)

    Pratiksha joined Hender in 2016. After spending nine years in senior roles within Supply Chain Management and Procurement functions in manufacturing both overseas and locally, she took an opportunity in 2007 to join the recruitment industry. With a strong focus on engineers, procurement, supply chain and logistics in industrial, resources and technical sectors, logistics, defence and government, she also offers a unique recruit plus consult strategy to add-value to clients and candidates. 

    In 2009 Pratiksha moved back to Germany and started up a successful consultancy and recruitment business. She has now returned to Adelaide with Hender and although her focus is on the technical roles she is also responsible for placing contractors of all disciplines. This includes HR, accounting, marketing and communications. 

    Pratiksha has a broad network in the Adelaide market and is very well connected with excellent candidates to support our client's contracting requirements.

    pratiksha.becker@hender.com.au

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  • Rosemary Hocking

    Consultant (Hender Tech)

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    Rosemary Hocking

    Consultant (Hender Tech)

    Rosemary joined Hender Consulting in 2016. With over 15 years experience in business support, customer service, and project management roles within numerous sectors which include, recruitment, industrial, mining, banking and the wellbeing industry, Rosemary has built a strong track record with industry suppliers and is a results-driven professional. Rosemary’s role works very closely with Pratiksha Becker in the technical space to provide engineering, logistics, facilities, contracts management, and procurement professionals. Phone screening, qualifications and reference checking along with interviewing candidates forms a large part of her partnership with Pratiksha. Providing quality candidates to industrial and technical clients is Rosemary’s expertise on a short term and longer term contract basis.

    rosemary.hocking@hender.com.au

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  • Sangeetha Oommen

    Consultant (Hender Tech)

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    Sangeetha Oommen

    Consultant (Hender Tech)

    Sangeetha is an experienced Recruitment Consultant with over 15 years experience covering in-house and agency recruitment. Sangeetha’s experience covers a broad range of industries, including engineering and construction, banking and finance and information technology. Her core experience spans permanent recruitment, sourcing candidates from mid to senior level from a global market place for diverse industries. Sangeetha has held various positions within recruitment firms delivering on contingent and retained search assignments. She has managed teams to successfully deliver to tight deadlines and highly specialised client requirements. 

    Having successfully forged trusted relationships with clients and candidates alike, client management and quality of candidates delivered has been Sangeetha’s strength. 

    sangeetha.oommen@hender.com.au

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  • Gisette Gunn

    Executive Assistant to GM and Team Coordinator

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    Gisette Gunn

    Executive Assistant to GM and Team Coordinator

    Gisette Gunn has been working within the recruitment industry as a Personal Assistant and Team Coordinator for almost 10 years. Gisette liaises with clients, candidates and the recruitment team to provide seamless service and coordination of documentation, invoicing and online reporting, contracts and timesheets. 

    gisette.gunn@hender.com.au

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Rosie Crowe

Rosie Crowe

General Manager

Rosie's career originally began in healthcare and nursing, transitioning into sales and marketing roles for a number of organisations both in SA and NSW. Whilst working in Sydney in sales and marketing management positions, she moved into recruitment and in 2001 returned to Adelaide to join a national executive recruitment firm where she remained until joining Hender Consulting in 2006 as Senior Consultant. In early 2007 she earned the role of General Manager for Hender Contracting, and manages a team of Senior Consultants experienced in the contract placement of senior executive on-hire and direct staff across diverse disciplines and industry sectors. 

With over 17 years experience in recruitment in Adelaide alone, and a strong focus on the HR and accounting market, her industry experience covers resources, manufacturing, consumer, professional services, agribusiness, engineering, information technology and education. With her focus predominantly being in the contract market, she has placed many mid to senior level candidates in a large variety of organisations where she enjoys continued relationships, also retaining an in-depth knowledge of the ever-changing contractor market.

rosie.crowe@hender.com.au

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Simon Bedson

Simon Bedson

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Simon has an extensive background in IT recruiting, consulting and professional services. Through his work both in Adelaide and interstate he has built a valuable skill set in supporting businesses to grow and develop their internal human resources and project capacity. 

Working closely with clients to identify and resolve both project and business processes, he is able to look holistically at their economic and cultural environment and genuinely assist by sourcing the right talent for critical, day to day business functions. 

Simon joined Hender Consulting in 2016 with a focus on contract and temporary staffing in a number of disciplines across the board including IT, banking and finance, insurance, hospitality, education and not-for-profit sectors. With his extensive network of professional candidates and clients he will be sure to provide thoughtful advice and direction on any incoming needs. 

simon.bedson@hender.com.au

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Sophie Hlipala

Sophie Hlipala

Recruitment Consultant

Having worked within the Hender Group since 2016, Sophie joined Hender Contracting as a Recruitment Consultant holding a Bachelor of Psychology and currently completing a Masters of Human Resource Management through the University of South Australia. 

Sophie is passionate about human behaviour, particularly in a work setting and behind her achievements holds a strong desire to acquire knowledge and achieve her best. Her love of people and perpetual drive in working towards common goals make her the perfect consultant to work on mid to senior level contract recruitment processes.

Sophie is dedicated to providing services tailored to meet her clients’ individual needs. Specialising in Human Resources, Accounting and Finance and Marketing and Communications, Sophie will work across industry sectors to find the right skill and cultural fit for each client in order to create a successful outcome.

sophie.hlipala@hender.com.au

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Marisa Hunt

Marisa Hunt

Candidate Manager

Marisa Hunt is a Member of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association of Australia and New Zealand (RCSA), possessing Human Resources consulting qualifications through Monash University.  Marisa demonstrates more than 20 years experience in recruitment, having held various consulting and senior consulting positions. Marisa’s experience spans contract and permanent recruitment including specialising in the finance and accounting disciplines for over 15 years from support to interim management level. 

She has also developed broader experience recruiting across other commercial and business disciplines including human resources, OH&S, marketing and communications, administration management and specialist roles from mid to senior level appointments. 

Marisa has previously provided ongoing recruitment services for key account relationships with other organisations.  She demonstrates significant experience supplying high volume on-hire staff to commercial enterprise as well as State Government as the Account Manager for the Whole of Government account.

marisa.hunt@hender.com.au

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Pratiksha Becker

Pratiksha Becker

Executive Consultant (Hender Tech)

Pratiksha joined Hender in 2016. After spending nine years in senior roles within Supply Chain Management and Procurement functions in manufacturing both overseas and locally, she took an opportunity in 2007 to join the recruitment industry. With a strong focus on engineers, procurement, supply chain and logistics in industrial, resources and technical sectors, logistics, defence and government, she also offers a unique recruit plus consult strategy to add-value to clients and candidates. 

In 2009 Pratiksha moved back to Germany and started up a successful consultancy and recruitment business. She has now returned to Adelaide with Hender and although her focus is on the technical roles she is also responsible for placing contractors of all disciplines. This includes HR, accounting, marketing and communications. 

Pratiksha has a broad network in the Adelaide market and is very well connected with excellent candidates to support our client's contracting requirements.

pratiksha.becker@hender.com.au

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Rosemary Hocking

Rosemary Hocking

Consultant (Hender Tech)

Rosemary joined Hender Consulting in 2016. With over 15 years experience in business support, customer service, and project management roles within numerous sectors which include, recruitment, industrial, mining, banking and the wellbeing industry, Rosemary has built a strong track record with industry suppliers and is a results-driven professional. Rosemary’s role works very closely with Pratiksha Becker in the technical space to provide engineering, logistics, facilities, contracts management, and procurement professionals. Phone screening, qualifications and reference checking along with interviewing candidates forms a large part of her partnership with Pratiksha. Providing quality candidates to industrial and technical clients is Rosemary’s expertise on a short term and longer term contract basis.

rosemary.hocking@hender.com.au

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Sangeetha Oommen

Sangeetha Oommen

Consultant (Hender Tech)

Sangeetha is an experienced Recruitment Consultant with over 15 years experience covering in-house and agency recruitment. Sangeetha’s experience covers a broad range of industries, including engineering and construction, banking and finance and information technology. Her core experience spans permanent recruitment, sourcing candidates from mid to senior level from a global market place for diverse industries. Sangeetha has held various positions within recruitment firms delivering on contingent and retained search assignments. She has managed teams to successfully deliver to tight deadlines and highly specialised client requirements. 

Having successfully forged trusted relationships with clients and candidates alike, client management and quality of candidates delivered has been Sangeetha’s strength. 

sangeetha.oommen@hender.com.au

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Gisette Gunn

Gisette Gunn

Executive Assistant to GM and Team Coordinator

Gisette Gunn has been working within the recruitment industry as a Personal Assistant and Team Coordinator for almost 10 years. Gisette liaises with clients, candidates and the recruitment team to provide seamless service and coordination of documentation, invoicing and online reporting, contracts and timesheets. 

gisette.gunn@hender.com.au

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Specialties

At Hender Contracting we offer a comprehensive array of contract recruitment services. When you need expertise in the Accounting and Finance, Executive Interim Management, HR, IT, Marketing and Communications or Tech, Logistics and Operations areas, we are ready to help. Our team of consultants will connect you with the best talent in your industry.

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    Our key Accounting Recruiter has worked in the sector for more than 25 years. This depth of experience means we are consistently able to locate the best-qualified candidates to meet your accounting and finance needs. 

    We specialise in mid to senior level accounting roles. Our accounting candidates have impeccable track records, and are well-versed in the need to hit the ground running in a new organisation. 

    Roles we regularly recruit for include:

    • Assistant Accountants
    • Senior Accountants
    • Management, Financial and Cost Accountants
    • Finance Managers
    • Financial Controllers
    • Chief Financial Officers 

    Whether your needs are for simple or complex reconciliations, variance analysis, month/year end, statutory/management reporting, data manipulation, compliance work or taxation requirements, we have candidates ready for immediate starts. 

    Let’s get the conversation started 
    For a confidential discussion about your accounting needs, please connect with Marisa Hunt on (08) 8100 8824 or marisa.hunt@hender.com.au

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    We specialise in high-level interim management placements. When you identify a short, medium or long-term need in your executive team, we have the most experienced candidates to complement your existing management structure. We understand that continuity is key to the success of your organisation. 

    For more than 15 years, we have been successfully linking businesses with interim management staff. We can assist you with all of your executive placements, including:

    • Chief Executive Officers
    • General Managers
    • Chief Operating Officers
    • Corporate Services Management
    • Chief People Officers
    • Directors and Managing Directors 

    At Hender Contracting, we’re proud to have worked with businesses from all sectors and industries, ranging from Not-for-profits, Resources, Higher Education, Banking and Finance, Healthcare, Government, and the private sector. 

    Let’s start the conversation today
    For a confidential discussion about how we can connect you to the best executive interim management candidate for your business, contact Rosie Crowe on (08) 8100 8819 or rosie.crowe@hender.com.au

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    Human Resources staff play a vital role in every organisation. When you need short, medium or long-term placements to support your HR needs, we can connect you with the most appropriate candidates. 

    We are skilled at placing qualified HR staff which include:

    • HR Officers
    • HR Advisors
    • HR Managers
    • HR Business Partners
    • HR Directors 

    We are also able to assist with urgent internal recruitment requirements. 

    For more than 15 years we have successfully placed candidates with clients across a range of sectors, including Higher Education, Banking and Finance, Resources, Not-for-profit, Healthcare, Government and the private sector. 

    As recruiters, we are perfectly placed to understand your HR needs. 

    Let’s start the conversation
    For a confidential discussion about how we can support you with your next HR placement, please call Sophie Hlipala on (08) 8215 6030 or sophie.hlipala@hender.com.au

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    The IT sector is constantly evolving, which makes it an exciting and challenging field to specialise in. We pride ourselves on staying abreast of the latest developments in the industry. This, coupled with our strong reputation for IT recruitment, make us the best fit when you need short, medium or long-term contract placements to support your business, or are a contractor looking for your next role. 

    We are passionate about technology and innovation. We partner with industry sectors ranging from Education, Utilities, Not-for-profit, Defence, Mining, Government, FMCG and Health to fill hard to place roles including:

    • Program Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Project Coordinator
    • Enterprise Architect
    • Solution Architect
    • Business Analyst
    • Process Analyst
    • Change Analyst
    • Data Analyst
    • Software Developer
    • Web Developer
    • UX/UI Developer
    • Test Analyst
    • Security Consultant
    • Security Analyst
    • Security Tester
    • Infrastructure Engineer
    • Business Intelligence Analyst
    • Business Intelligence Developer 

    Let’s start the conversation
    For a confidential discussion about your IT recruitment needs, or to discover your next role, please contact Simon Bedson on (08) 8100 8840 or simon.bedson@hender.com.au

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    Marketing, PR and communications require a strong technical skill base combined with the right personality. Digital marketing and communications sector is one of the fastest-growing sectors, which makes it critical that you connect with the best contractors. 

    From social media management to strategic communications, finding the right fit for your business is paramount. 

    We are experienced in placing marketing managers, strategic communications experts, PR advisors, digital marketing specialists, content marketers, tender writers, social media managers and generalist copywriters. 

    At Hender Contracting, we know that taking the time to understand what you need means we can connect you with the best candidates. 

    Let’s start the conversation 
    For a confidential discussion about your Marketing and Communications needs, or your next MarComms placement, please contact Gisette Gunn on (08) 8100 8816 or gisette.gunn@hender.com.au

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    Our Tech division is a highly-specialised area of Hender Contracting. We work across a range of sectors including:

    • Construction
    • Engineering
    • Manufacturing
    • Defence
    • Mining
    • Transport and Logistics
    • Heavy Industrial 

    Our talented candidates are experienced professionals who excel in supply chain and procurement, contracts management, project management, engineering, and operations disciplines including production management, HR, HSE and WHS. 

    How can we help?
    When you have an urgent need for an on-hire or direct contract qualified professional to join your team, we’re flexible enough to work to tight timeframes to help you meet your goals. 

    Our team of specialist consultants have an excellent understanding of the range of technical and operational roles in these sectors. We are also uniquely positioned to understand your organisational needs. 

    For contractors, this means we can offer you the most interesting roles. 

    For clients, this means we draw from the most qualified talent pool. 

    We have built broad networks and strong relationships within the tech and operational sectors, and we pride ourselves on consistently achieving outstanding results for our clients and contractors. 

    Because we know that we only succeed when you do. 

    Consult plus Recruit Package 
    Hender Contracting – Tech also offers a unique Consult plus Recruit Package. This package delivers a strategic analysis of your needs coupled with our quality recruitment services. 

    Our Consult plus Recruit Package means we can identify your exact recruitment needs through a three-step process before starting the recruitment: 

    • Value Stream Mapping of your current process, based on developmental needs 
    • Identify Future Value Stream
    • Identify required skill sets and position requirements to support new processes and goals 

    This package offers you a more targeted approach to recruitment, ensuring we identify critical skill sets and connect you with the best candidates. 

    Let’s talk 
    For a confidential discussion about how Hender Contracting – Tech can help you get where you need to be, contact Pratiksha Becker on (08) 8100 8809 or pratiksha.becker@hender.com.au

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Our key Accounting Recruiter has worked in the sector for more than 25 years. This depth of experience means we are consistently able to locate the best-qualified candidates to meet your accounting and finance needs. 

We specialise in mid to senior level accounting roles. Our accounting candidates have impeccable track records, and are well-versed in the need to hit the ground running in a new organisation. 

Roles we regularly recruit for include:

  • Assistant Accountants
  • Senior Accountants
  • Management, Financial and Cost Accountants
  • Finance Managers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Chief Financial Officers 

Whether your needs are for simple or complex reconciliations, variance analysis, month/year end, statutory/management reporting, data manipulation, compliance work or taxation requirements, we have candidates ready for immediate starts. 

Let’s get the conversation started 
For a confidential discussion about your accounting needs, please connect with Marisa Hunt on (08) 8100 8824 or marisa.hunt@hender.com.au

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We specialise in high-level interim management placements. When you identify a short, medium or long-term need in your executive team, we have the most experienced candidates to complement your existing management structure. We understand that continuity is key to the success of your organisation. 

For more than 15 years, we have been successfully linking businesses with interim management staff. We can assist you with all of your executive placements, including:

  • Chief Executive Officers
  • General Managers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Corporate Services Management
  • Chief People Officers
  • Directors and Managing Directors 

At Hender Contracting, we’re proud to have worked with businesses from all sectors and industries, ranging from Not-for-profits, Resources, Higher Education, Banking and Finance, Healthcare, Government, and the private sector. 

Let’s start the conversation today
For a confidential discussion about how we can connect you to the best executive interim management candidate for your business, contact Rosie Crowe on (08) 8100 8819 or rosie.crowe@hender.com.au

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Human Resources staff play a vital role in every organisation. When you need short, medium or long-term placements to support your HR needs, we can connect you with the most appropriate candidates. 

We are skilled at placing qualified HR staff which include:

  • HR Officers
  • HR Advisors
  • HR Managers
  • HR Business Partners
  • HR Directors 

We are also able to assist with urgent internal recruitment requirements. 

For more than 15 years we have successfully placed candidates with clients across a range of sectors, including Higher Education, Banking and Finance, Resources, Not-for-profit, Healthcare, Government and the private sector. 

As recruiters, we are perfectly placed to understand your HR needs. 

Let’s start the conversation
For a confidential discussion about how we can support you with your next HR placement, please call Sophie Hlipala on (08) 8215 6030 or sophie.hlipala@hender.com.au

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The IT sector is constantly evolving, which makes it an exciting and challenging field to specialise in. We pride ourselves on staying abreast of the latest developments in the industry. This, coupled with our strong reputation for IT recruitment, make us the best fit when you need short, medium or long-term contract placements to support your business, or are a contractor looking for your next role. 

We are passionate about technology and innovation. We partner with industry sectors ranging from Education, Utilities, Not-for-profit, Defence, Mining, Government, FMCG and Health to fill hard to place roles including:

  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Solution Architect
  • Business Analyst
  • Process Analyst
  • Change Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • UX/UI Developer
  • Test Analyst
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Tester
  • Infrastructure Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Developer 

Let’s start the conversation
For a confidential discussion about your IT recruitment needs, or to discover your next role, please contact Simon Bedson on (08) 8100 8840 or simon.bedson@hender.com.au

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Marketing, PR and communications require a strong technical skill base combined with the right personality. Digital marketing and communications sector is one of the fastest-growing sectors, which makes it critical that you connect with the best contractors. 

From social media management to strategic communications, finding the right fit for your business is paramount. 

We are experienced in placing marketing managers, strategic communications experts, PR advisors, digital marketing specialists, content marketers, tender writers, social media managers and generalist copywriters. 

At Hender Contracting, we know that taking the time to understand what you need means we can connect you with the best candidates. 

Let’s start the conversation 
For a confidential discussion about your Marketing and Communications needs, or your next MarComms placement, please contact Gisette Gunn on (08) 8100 8816 or gisette.gunn@hender.com.au

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Our Tech division is a highly-specialised area of Hender Contracting. We work across a range of sectors including:

  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Defence
  • Mining
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Heavy Industrial 

Our talented candidates are experienced professionals who excel in supply chain and procurement, contracts management, project management, engineering, and operations disciplines including production management, HR, HSE and WHS. 

How can we help?
When you have an urgent need for an on-hire or direct contract qualified professional to join your team, we’re flexible enough to work to tight timeframes to help you meet your goals. 

Our team of specialist consultants have an excellent understanding of the range of technical and operational roles in these sectors. We are also uniquely positioned to understand your organisational needs. 

For contractors, this means we can offer you the most interesting roles. 

For clients, this means we draw from the most qualified talent pool. 

We have built broad networks and strong relationships within the tech and operational sectors, and we pride ourselves on consistently achieving outstanding results for our clients and contractors. 

Because we know that we only succeed when you do. 

Consult plus Recruit Package 
Hender Contracting – Tech also offers a unique Consult plus Recruit Package. This package delivers a strategic analysis of your needs coupled with our quality recruitment services. 

Our Consult plus Recruit Package means we can identify your exact recruitment needs through a three-step process before starting the recruitment: 

  • Value Stream Mapping of your current process, based on developmental needs 
  • Identify Future Value Stream
  • Identify required skill sets and position requirements to support new processes and goals 

This package offers you a more targeted approach to recruitment, ensuring we identify critical skill sets and connect you with the best candidates. 

Let’s talk 
For a confidential discussion about how Hender Contracting – Tech can help you get where you need to be, contact Pratiksha Becker on (08) 8100 8809 or pratiksha.becker@hender.com.au

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