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The Team – Ashburton

Jo Jamison
Recruitment Consultant     AH 027 627 2678

Jo joined the PPL team back in June 2013 and is enjoying the diversity of her new role as a Business Recruitment Consultant. Born and bred in Ashburton, Jo has spent the last 13 years in sales/advertising roles and gets immense satisfaction from building sound relationships with clients, fulfilling their professional requirements and providing a high quality service. Jo’s area of expertise at PPL is filling Temporary and Permanent placements in the industrial and commercial areas and making a positive, life-changing difference to the lives of our candidates and clients. In her spare time she likes to walk her dog, get out mountain biking and spend time with family and friends.


Jan Smith
Recruitment Consultant     AH 027 308 9675

Jan joined our team as a Recruitment Consultant in December 2016, looking after the Commercial sector for Ashburton. A born and bred Southlander, originally from Invercargill, Jan was drawn to Ashburton 18 years ago, looking for a warmer climate with a friendly, community orientated culture, to raise her family. With her children reaching teenage years, Jan was ready to step back into her career and take on a new challenge with Personnel Placements.

Previous experience in sales positions has enhanced Jan’s natural ability to relate to a diverse range of people, in addition, realising the importance of building and maintaining trusting relationships, both personally and professionally. Jan’s passion for people and seeing them reach their own level of personal success, provides her the motivation to finding the perfect match for both employer and employee. Owning her own small business and being self-employed while committed to raising her family, Jan’s entrepreneurial mindset gives her a great understanding of business and the need for having the right people on your team, to ensure a triumphant result for all involved.


Jordi Jamieson
Ag Job Recruitment Consultant   AH 022 424 5627

Jordanna joined the Personnel Placements Team in November 2015 as an AG Jobs Recruitment Consultant. Recruiting for both our Seasonal Harvest and AG Jobs divisions specialising in Dairy to increase the services that we offer to the AG Industry.

Originally from Christchurch, Jordi relocated to Ashburton 6 years ago to combine her passion for animals with a career in the dairy industry.  Joining Personnel Placements was the next step to combine her knowledge from the farming sector with her customer service skills ensuring she gets the right people for the right roles.  Jordi enjoys building relationships with Clients and Candidates, and is never afraid to go the extra mile to get the best outcome for both parties.  In Jordi’s spare time she continues to foster her passion for animals rearing calves on her lifestyle property which is located a short distance from Ashburton.


Nicky Brinsdon
Office ManagerNicky Brinsdon

Nicky has been with Personnel Placements since 2008, and is responsible for payroll and general office administration. Having had 20 years’ experience in office roles, she is knowledgeable across the board and is always available to help with any payroll-related queries that you may have. Nicky was brought up on a farm just out of Ashburton, and now lives on a lifestyle block in the area; which means she is very familiar with the Ashburton District, and the associated agricultural industry.


The Team – Timaru

Jo Anderson
Branch Manager   AH 027 688 8367

Jo joined our team in September of 2015 after relocating to Timaru from Auckland with her family and her husband David who is a 6th generation proud South Cantabrian and very happy to be back home! Jo has extensive recruitment experience at Executive Level, including overseas management search as well as offering general HR services to clients along with Sales and Leadership training.  Jo has a strong business background having held GM and operational management positions during 25 plus years in business.  She is adept at taking an holistic view of an organisation, and being able to put the right people with appropriate skills within a unique culture well suited to them – everyone wins! Working with both global and boutique organisations, Jo knows all too well how the wrong people in any organisation can make life incredibly miserable for both the employer and employee.  Her passion is to continue to assist businesses to build healthy workplace dynamics, behaviours resulting in effective teams which of course lead directly to your bottom line profit! More than anything, it’s about being your business partner and trusted advisor  whether its recruiting for you outright, or perhaps assisting your HR department when they are busy.


Brittney Waldron
Recruitment Consultant  AH 020 468 8836

Brittney joined the Personnel Placements team in September 2016 as a Recruitment Consultant, looking after a dual Industrial and Commercial portfolio. Brittney was born and raised in Timaru, and after graduating from Mountainview High School relocated to Dunedin to study for her Bachelor of Social Work. Brittney comes to us from a work background in Social Services for both government and voluntary organisations. She enjoys getting to know people, what makes them tick whilst helping them to realise their full potential.  Coordinating the ‘Buddy Programme’ for Family Works, Brittney honed her skills in identifying personality matches and is looking forward to using these skills to assist Job Seekers and Employers to find the perfect fit. In her off time, Brittney dabbles in some upholstery, and enjoys spending time at the lakes with friends and family in the warmer months.

 


Shelley Scott
Office Administrator 

Shelley joined the Personnel Placements Timaru team in November 2014 as their Office Administrator.  She previously worked in a customer service/administration role for a local newspaper for 5 1/2 years and this gave her the opportunity to form relationships with many South Canterbury business owners and staff.  Shelley will be the friendly person who answers the phone or meets you in person when you enquire about Personnel Placement’s services.  Shelley is looking forward to assisting local job seekers and employers with their payroll questions and other employment related matters.