HR, Recruitment, L&D and more

Madison has a front-line understanding of the evolving skills, competencies and experience that will enable success in People & Culture and we’re here to help whether you’re looking to hire, or searching for your next career opportunity.

The people who look after the people: the People & Culture sector, (formerly, and also still known as HR!), is a fulfilling growth area in which to begin or grow a career in New Zealand. It is People & Culture professionals who undertake the hugely varied work that enables businesses to recruit, hire, onboard, manage, train and support their employees. Getting the right people, working in the right ways is what allows companies to succeed in meeting their goals. 

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How can we help?

Need to hire?

We have the industry connections, knowledge and experience to be able to find and secure the People & Culture talent you need in your organisation. We will partner with you to fully understand your requirements, develop a sourcing strategy, and appoint your next great People & Culture permanent team member, contractor or temp. 

Looking for a job?

We’re here to help you find your next great People & Culture role, and enjoy the process too. Our dedicated consultants understand this sector like no other. We have an established network of excellent NZ clients, which means you get access to exciting People & Culture opportunities, so if you are considering a move, or looking for a new people & culture role, get in touch today.

Information for People and Culture job seekers

Working within People & Culture gives you the opportunity to make people’s working lives better. This sector offers meaningful work, lots of variety and a huge breadth of specialties to suit many interests and career pathways.  From helping your organisation to bring on new hires in an internal recruitment role, through to being responsible for health, safety and wellbeing for a large corporate, there are a multitude of opportunities for those interested in this area.  

People & Culture offers everything from temporary positions, fixed term or ongoing contracts, to permanent work. Visit our Types of Employment Page for more about different contractual arrangements available in this sector.


What people and culture roles do you recruit for?

We recruit for the full range of People and Culture roles, from entry-level positions, through to senior appointments.  The roles we have available at any one time, does depend on what our clients are hiring. Here is a list of some of the job titles we have recruited for over the last 12 months:

  • Health and Safety Advisor
  • Change Manager
  • Learning & Development Coordinator
  • Learning& Development Manager
  • Internal Recruitment Consultant
  • Employment Relations COnsultant
  • Instructional Designer
  • Human Resources (HR) Assistant
  • People & Culture Advisor
  • Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)
  • Human Resources / HR Manager
  • People & Culture Director
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Industry Report

Read more about the People & Culture employment market, trends and insights, view the salary guide, plus intel on what to expect for the year ahead.

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About Madison Madison was founded in 1998 to do business different in the recruitment industry. Our underlying premise was simply, “to be good to do business with”. We are part of the Accordant Group – the largest recruitment company in the

  • Own the candidate journey, delivering unrivalled service
  • A vibrant, inclusive, and supportive culture
  • Play a pivotal role in leading a successful team