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Hot jobs for 2013

Hot jobs for 2013

Residential Project Managers, Civil Project Managers and Structural Engineers are among the candidates in demand in 2013 with employers now planning and starting to action their hiring needs for the year ahead, according to the Hays Quarterly Report.

According to the latest Quarterly Report, out now and covering January to March 2013, pockets of shortages for specific skills remain in some sectors, including construction and engineering, particularly due to the continuing work on the Christchurch rebuild.

“Certain sectors of the market have become dependent on international migration. And we have seen that while employers are becoming more open to international candidates there are some serious hurdles for some sectors, such as engineering, where candidates are required to have New Zealand earthquake seismic experience,” says Jason Walker, Managing Director of Hays in New Zealand.

“However candidates already in employment are looking for better roles, highlighting there is continued confidence in the labour market, particularly for those whose skills are in demand. Architects, for example, appear to be quite open to shopping around for alternative options.”

According to the Hays Quarterly Report for January to March 2013, demand is highest for the following skilled professionals:

Hays Accountancy & Finance – Commerce & Industry
Financial Analysts, Financial Accountants, Commercial Accountants, Finance Managers, Contract Accountants, Commercial Analysts, Commercial Managers, Reporting Accountants, Management Accountants, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Assistant Accountants and Payroll Administrators.

Hays Accountancy & Finance – Professional Practice
Senior Accountants, Intermediate Accountants,Tax Specialists, Business Advisory Service Managers and Audit Seniors.

Hays Architecture
Revit Technicians, ArchiCAD Technicians, Vectorworks Technicians and
AutoCAD Technicians.

Hays Banking
Business Banking Managers, Financial Advisors (Investments/Wealth Management), Commercial and SME Lending Managers, Private Banking Managers and Private/Business Banking Support.

Hays Construction
Residential Project Managers, Civil Foreperson, Civil Site/Project Engineers, Intermediate Quantity Surveyors, Civil Project Managers (subdivision experience), Civil Supervisors (directional drilling experience) and Machine Operators (directional drilling or UFB experience).

Hays Contact Centres
Industry Specific Customer Service Officers, Trainers, General Customer Service Officers, Telesales and Team Leaders.

Hays Energy
Protection Technicians, HV Cable Joiners, G&B Line Mechanics, Level 4 Distribution Line Mechanics and HV Electrical Fitters.
Hays Engineering
Geotechnical Engineers, Civil Engineers, Transportation Engineers, Civil Infrastructure Design Engineers, Water Engineers, Land Development Engineers, Structural Engineers, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers and Building Services, 12D and Civil 3D Design Engineers.

Information Technology
Dynamics AX Consultants, Project Coordinators, Test Analysts, IT Infrastructure (Christchurch) Specialists, CRM Developers, Java Developers and BI Developers
Hays Insurance
Life Insurance Underwriters (Wellington), Brokers (regional provincial areas), Commercial Underwriters (Christchurch), Claims (insurance and broker) and Pricing Analysts (experienced).

Hays Legal
Corporate Commercial Solicitors (large firm experience), Partner (with transferable client base), Solicitors (major firm/top-tier experience) and Experienced Property, Commercial, Private Client Solicitors (suburban firms).

Hays Office Support
Personal and Executive Assistants, Receptionists (entry level), Project Coordinators and Legal Secretaries.

Hays Property
PQS, Sales and Leasing Agents, Building Surveyors (RICS qualified) and Intermediate Property Managers.

Hays Sales & Marketing
Insights Managers Digital Marketing Specialists, Channel Managers, Industrial Sales Representatives and National Sales Managers.

To find out why these candidates are in demand, go to

Hays, the world’s leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled people.

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About Hays
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays employs 7,800 staff operating from 245 offices in 33 countries across 20 specialisms. For the year ended 30 June 2012, Hays reported net fees of £734 million and operating profit (pre-exceptional items) of £128 million. Hays placed around 55,000 candidates into permanent jobs and around 182,000 people into temporary assignments. 33% of Group net fees were generated in Asia Pacific.

Hays operates in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, the UK and the USA.

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