|The Team – Ashburton
|The Team – Timaru
Lisa has been with Personnel Placements since mid 2011. Coming from Rakaia and Hinds originally, she ventured to Australia for 4 years to gain some life experience before returning to Christchurch to work as a recruitment consultant for an international firm. With a passion for Agriculture, she decided to return to the district take up the challenge of developing our agricultural sector. She is thoroughly enjoying heading up our AGJOBS division, which is seeing her fill both temporary and permanent vacancies with success.
Chris joined Personnel Placements in April 2012, after having worked in a government role in Christchurch for four years. He grew up and went to school in Ashburton, and is loving being back in his home town after a period away. Chris has a degree in Human Resources from the University of Canterbury, and is enjoying the challenge that recruitment for our commercial and industrial divisions offers.
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.
Jackie has been with Personnel Placements Ltd since her relocation from the UK in 2010. She enjoys the variety in her current role as recruitment consultant at our Timaru branch, dealing with both the industrial and commercial areas. Jackie enjoys the rapport-building involved in HR, building relationships with both her candidates and clients, and values providing a quality service. Jackie has previous experience within the UK Government sector, and has a degree in Counter Fraud and Criminal Justice Studies. Jackie is making the most of her new lifestyle in NZ with her family.
Jo is the newest addition to the Personnel Placements team, having started in September 2012, and is based in the Timaru office. Jo has twelve years of experience in the recruitment industry and started by recruiting trained teachers to the UK. She then worked in Christchurch and was responsible for recruiting a range of skilled professionals within the legal, accounting & finance, engineering and construction industries. Jo also has experience offering HR services to clients including induction plans, employee satisfaction surveys, staff appraisals and salary reviews. Having relocated with her family back to her hometown of Timaru, she is now working part time and will be focusing on positions within the commercial division.
Rhiannon joined the PPL team in December 2011 after returning to Timaru to get married. She is currently responsible for assisting in weekly payroll, as well as general office administration duties. She grew up in Geraldine, and attended high school in Timaru, so considers herself a local. Upon finishing her secondary education, Rhiannon spent time both studying and working in Wales in the UK, where she is also a citizen. Since that time she has obtained a Bachelor of Hotel Management, and spent most of last year in Australia working for two international hotel chains as a Group Reservations coordinator. She is thoroughly enjoying the challenges and rewards offered in her current role.