Our consultants have a wealth of experience to offer the New Zealand market. We're a New Zealand-owned, technology-centric and business-focused company working from Auckland and Wellington with a wide selection of industry sectors and businesses ranging from corporate businesses and government agencies to SMEs, software houses and tech start-ups.
We're a group of like-minded colleagues who have worked together for several years. We have combined our experience and expertise to create Younity, a New Zealand-owned company offering a specialised service for contracting and permanent recruiting and the provision of professional services in the technology domain. We share a common philosophy about how we conduct business and how we want to treat people. We're a well-connected team that enjoys working together. We're very familiar with each other’s core strengths and we draw on our joint expertise for the benefit of our clients and candidates.
Although our teams are based in Auckland and Wellington we have an extensive client and candidate network that spans New Zealand. We offer exciting and career-building opportunities to contractors and candidates across the technology, business change and IT spectrum - including software, infrastructure, enterprise applications, digital, process, compliance, project services and management roles.
We are open and honest and say what we mean, taking responsibility for our actions. We do what we say we'll do and we treat others with respect.
We support each other by working cooperatively to share our knowledge and experience to achieve the best we can for our clients, candidates and contractors. We enjoy what we do and celebrate our successes together, recognising that building and maintaining an effective team is the foundation of a successful business.
We demonstrate attitude, commitment and dedication in everything we do. We strive to build solid, mutually beneficial relationships with everyone we deal with in our business to deliver positive experiences. We are committed to ongoing learning and improvement.
We keep things simple and don't over-complicate. This makes it easy for others to work with us. By being true to our values we keep ourselves on track. Simplifying enables us to highlight the truly complex.
Younity is a group of well-respected specialists with considerable knowledge, experience and proven track records in recruitment and the provision of professional services.
A: I began in recruitment in 2000 in the UK. I worked initially in accounting and finance, then moved into IT in 2003. I’ve been in the Auckland IT and business transformation contracting market since 2005.
A: Project services, transformation, digital, analytics, software, data, technology and business process.
A: I enjoy helping organisations to realise their goals by supplying the right people with the right skills for critical projects. I love getting out and talking to people involved in the market. We have some amazing people doing amazing things in New Zealand – it’s a pleasure to be involved.
A: First and foremost I’m a husband and father of four. When I’m not coordinating an expedition to a playground, beach or mall; I enjoy listening to music, going to gigs, reading, spending time with friends and biting my nails while watching my beloved Everton Football Club.
A: I commenced my agency career in the depths of the GFC in 2009, which was a tough time. Prior to this I worked on the other side of the fence employing many people through agencies and directing across a multitude of domains.
A: I have really enjoyed working in the software development and digital space as it’s fast moving and you can usually see the results the candidates achieve fairly quickly.
A: I love playing my part in helping New Zealand companies grow and compete on the global stage. I also love facilitating a connection between the candidate and client.
A: Most of my time is taken up with my family. We travel both in New Zealand and overseas. I also enjoy a bit of DIY and, if time permits, a round of golf.
A: I started my recruitment career back in 2000 completely by accident when I was looking for a sales role. I was given the classic ‘I could place you tomorrow, but what about doing recruitment?’ speech. Since then I have not looked back and have enjoyed the whole journey. Recently I have branched out into the wider professional services and consulting area.
A: I have been particularly active in the project services, business analysis and business transformation space. More recently I have undertaken significant work in the digital services area, particularly in user and customer experience. I also have placed numerous people across a variety of software development and business intelligence and data roles. I am very passionate about emerging technology and take particular interest in the emergence of Blockchain, AI and IOT technologies. This is the future!
A: I love recruitment and consulting, particularly working with a wide variety of highly talented people. I enjoy helping businesses solve problems through sourcing the right people and assisting candidates to achieve the next step in their recruitment career. There is also the thrill of a successful placement which makes everything feel worthwhile.
A: When I’m not recruiting, I love to focus on spending quality time with my beautiful family. We love the North Shore and enjoy spending time at Takapuna Beach, especially in the summer. I also love indulging my passion for American muscle cars, plugging in and playing my electric guitars and firing up my Weber Kettle BBQ and cooking low and slow.
A: I started working in agency recruitment in 2008 after getting a taste for it while doing some in-house recruitment in a previous role.
A: I tend to focus more on the candidate rather than the client side. My main focus has generally been within the project services area, but I’ve recruited people for a wide range of business and technology roles.
A: I enjoy the fast pace of the role and how every day is different. It’s hugely satisfying to place someone into an organisation and get the feedback that they’re doing well and loving the position.
A: I’m a big fan of walking and try to get out and about for a long tramp at least once a week. I also love travelling, reading, cycling and settling down with a good boxset.
A: After finishing my degree at Victoria University, I started my first recruitment role in 2012 and have never looked back.
A: I have specialised predominantly in the software and digital space have a real interest in technology and where it is going and taking us. I have also recruited for roles in the projects services space, business transformation space and telecommunications space.
A: I like being able to deliver on hard to fill roles particularly in the software and digital space so there is a favourable outcome for both the client and the candidate. Recruitment is also great as it offers a social environment, is fast paced and no day is ever the same. I also get to work with a great team of people who are at the top of their field.
A: I’m quite a social person and like hanging out with my friends and family. I also try to get to the gym and play basketball when I can.
A: I started in recruitment in 2007
A: I’ve tended to specialise across quite a wide range of roles and areas including technology, digital and business transformation
A: I really enjoy keeping my finger on the pulse of what is happening in the IT sector, but also getting to meet with lots of different people. Also, helping people with their career is very satisfying.
A: My wife and I have 4 kids and we also have a national charity, so the weekends are normally chocka from start to finish. In my free time I like to watch the Chiefs and the All Blacks, and of course my beloved Newcastle United.
A: I kind of fell in to recruitment in 2014, it combined my passion for technology and for helping people all in one. Since then I haven’t looked back and I am enjoying the challenges and learning more and more every day .
A: I am more of a technical recruiter working in the Development and infrastructure space, technology really makes my eyes light up! More recently I have been fortunate to develop my skills around Agile, DevOps, BI and Data. I have been known to work more niche and hard to find roles, I enjoy bringing a new perspective to specialist requirements. My skills are in the client side conversations, and where I add value is understanding client needs and requirements and working with them to find the right fit for the team.
A: I enjoy the connection with people. From that initial contact through to the final steps, whether it be a short or longer process, nothing makes me happier than figuring out what works for the organisation and the candidate. I truly believe everyone fits somewhere and I’m lucky to be a part of the process.
A: Family comes first! My partner and I are proud parents of a little boy. Watching him play soccer, basketball or just about any ball sport keeps us busy. Otherwise, being out and about at the beach or at the skateparks with family and friends is where you will find us. I love my garden at home and I'm known for always bringing in a new Orchid to the office.
A: I started in IT recruitment in London in 1996.
A: Originally all those years ago we worked in vertical markets - mine being IBM mainframe Operations, Support and programming. As the market changed I worked with 5 key clients looking after all their IT recruitment needs. These days I specialise mainly in the Business Transformation space. Programme/Project Management, Business Analyst, Change Management and consulting.
A: I love recruitment and the opportunity to meet and build relationships with all types of people. For me it’s about making the process of recruitment smooth and painless. Really consulting with both the candidate and the client to ensure I place people in the right roles.
A: I am very family orientated and enjoy spending time with my husband and our two daughters. Our daughters have an 11 year age gap. Saturdays are mostly spent at the riding stables with the youngest, which I love. Sundays are all about catching up over the Sunday Roast (You can take the Lakes out of England, but you can’t take the English out of the Lakes! )
A: I started my career as recruiter in 2009, and my love for recruiting has only gotten stronger with time. In the past ten years I have had the opportunity to get to know and work with many incredible people, and to understand their skills, strengths and career aspirations. I have broad experience of both internal and agency recruitment in multiple roles.
A:I enjoy working with companies with an interest in emerging technologies. I have knack for understanding client needs and identifying high performing candidates with niche skills such as data scientists, UX designers & UI developers , Automation Engineers(Ruby/Java/ETL/Python), software developers/architects(Java), iOS/android developers and security /network/ system engineers.
A: I like every aspect of my job! I enjoy talking to people, understanding their skills and personalities and matching them with client requirements. I enjoy learning from their experience, and then guiding them with my experience and drive.
A: I am an avid traveller and nature-lover, so I enjoy holidaying with my family across the continents! However, most importantly, I love playing with “The Leo”, my handsome Husky who always knows how to attract my attention!
A: I landed in Recruitment in 2016, straight after completing Post Graduate Diploma in IT from AUT. I was initially looking for graduate level IT opportunities until I had a chat with a recruiter who asked me, “Why don’t you work for us instead?”, and to my surprise I said yes!
A: I enjoy working in both project services and technology/digital areas. I am driven by the uniqueness and varied challenges that each role brings. I’m fascinated by the advancements in technology and the fast moving IT industry, especially when it involves Agile ways of working, Big Data, Business Intelligence, DevOps, AI and Machine Learning, Business Transformation, Change Management and leadership roles. My skills lie in matching the right candidate with the right role and organisation.
A: I love interacting with highly talented people and helping them in their career progression. I enjoy building meaningful relationships, and of course, receiving positive feedback from candidates is very satisfying. I also enjoy working in a fast paced environment and like to have a good laugh with my team. Grabbing every opportunity for continuous learning, growth and development is what I look forward to every day.
A: Outside of work, I love spending time with my husband and I look forward to going home to him every day. We love cooking, listening to music and travelling together - tramping, paddle boarding, meeting new people and visiting new places is what we enjoy. Additionally, I like catching up with my friends and extended family over the weekends.
A: Like many, I fell into recruitment after completing my degree and embarking on my OE to London in 2004. After a month or so of couch surfing, I needed a job and was contacted by an Australian owned recruitment company who as it turns out needed a decent player for their 5 a side footy team. Two games and a few more than two beers later, my career in recruitment had begun.
A: I am a seasoned recruiter combining both internal and external experience across a variety of sectors and specialities including technology, digital, data, finance and transformation. My focus has been on both the client and candidate side and I really enjoy sourcing hard to find talent.
A: Working in a recruitment agency is similar to a sports team offering comradery, collaboration and working together towards the same goal, celebrating success, competition, and having fun. I enjoy making connections with people and love what I do.
A: My life outside of work is all consumed by my baby girl. Any free time is usually spent with family and friends, enjoying good food, appreciating a good craft beer and getting out on the water when it’s not too cold either kayaking, fishing or surfing. I also can’t live without music.
A: I started my recruitment career in 2017.
A: I specialise in the Business Transformation, Business analysis and Project services.
A: People are my passion, I love to help enable people to progress in their career and find their next exciting role. Every day is a new challenge, I love problem solving and finding solutions for our clients and candidates.
A: I enjoy surfing and hiking around our beautiful country! I also enjoy wining and dining with my family and friends.
A: I started in IT Recruitment in 2015 in London. I worked across IT in the Investment Banks before moving into the New Zealand recruitment market in 2018.
A: I have worked across software development, digital, business transformation. However, I specialise and enjoy working on technical roles like software development, architects and testers as I’ve learnt so much from these people.
A: I enjoy how technology evolves so quickly. I like the feeling of helping find the right people for the right companies. Helping change someone’s career is also a feeling I cannot pass up. I like meeting people and understanding their stories and building good relationships.
A: When I’m not at work, I enjoy getting out and about on different walks and exploring what New Zealand has to offer. I look forward to winter as it means I can get the snowboard out! Also, I’m an avid Aston Villa fan, so like to watch them when I can, I also play when the chance arises.
A: I started working in the recruitment industry in 2015 in a 2 week admin role! Since then I have been working in the Finance space and continued to help and support contractors through their contract engagement.
A: I am involved in anything relating to Finance and Contractor Payroll. Things such as invoicing and generating contracts or extensions for our contractors.
A: My work environment, the atmosphere here at Younity is motivating. I’m not a recruiter but everyone is encouraging and wants to see their co-workers succeed.
A: I’m hanging out with my family. Otherwise I’m following my daughter around NZ competing in lots of different sports.
We're always looking for additional skilled and dedicated people to join the Younity team. If you have a strong background in recruitment and you’d like to speak to us in confidence about the opportunities available, please contact us today for an initial conversation.