Roles we primarily place

The majority of our contracts are with the public sector, but we also work with a variety of other organisations. We have extensive networks across the public sector and many longstanding relationships with clients.

Skill areas in demand include:

  • Policy Analysis and Advice, from strategy to implementation
  • Project and Programme Management 
  • Service Design and Delivery
  • Change Management and Human Resources 
  • Business planning, analysis and documentation
  • Business case development
  • Strategy, planning and reporting
  • Organisational Development and Learning and Development
  • Marketing and Communications, digital media
  • Writing and editing
  • Research and evaluation

What we offer you

We are a niche recruitment agency that specialises in the contract market. 

We genuinely care about finding assignments that will match your skills and experience and the way you want to work. 

To find the right roles, we:

  • Keep in close touch with the market
  • Listen carefully to our clients, to ensure we are clear what they are looking for
  • Make sure we understand what kind of work you want to do and why, the environment you work best in and the way you want to work
  • Keep in regular contact during your contract to ensure that it is going well, and provide feedback and support

What you can expect from us

For experienced contractors and consultants, Careering Options will:

  • Actively market your skills and experience
  • Help you transfer your skills into different environments and areas of work
  • Place you in roles where you are likely to succeed
  • Take responsibility for negotiating rates and contracts

For those new to contracting Careering Options will help you:

  • Identify your skills and present them effectively to clients
  • Price your skills appropriately in the market
  • Provide you with feedback and support

    Want to know more?

    • Want to know more about us? Visit About Us.
    • More about contracting? See some common questions.
    • Or, if you’d just like to ring for a chat or send in your CV, contact us.

Our People

Meet the Careering Options team.

Careering Options Scholarship

The Careering Options Scholarship was established six years ago to encourage and support the professional development of our contractors to meet changing market needs.

The 2016 Scholarship recipients are Michelle Clemow, Beth Rose and Katy Ford. 

Michelle is training in effective techniques for stakeholder engagement through the International Association for Public Participation, Australasia.

Beth Rose is attending a course on Tikanga and Te Reo Maori, including cultural concepts and protocols for the workplace.

Katy Ford is complementing her legal training with courses on strategic thinking for government and online content marketing and social media.

Applications for the 2017 Scholarship close on 9 October 2017.




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