"Great people doing great projects… I never thought I’d be building a log flume ride and going to Disneyland to research it"
This NZIOB winner has found a good balance between work and his family, and his passion for hunting. He’s also renown for his performances on stage at work conferences.
"A meeting will never be in a cosy hotel room…. it’s going to include a journey with your backpack…"
Ironman Hugh talks about the value of culture including making a difference to the world we live in and bonding by jumping off 5m waterfalls!!
“To be involved early in projects, getting to know your clients and forming relationships that go well beyond the project”
Graeme values relationships with clients that allows them to share their vision and trust in Arrow.
“Putting Mum and Dad back into their house”
A key motivator for those involved in the Southern Response project is helping Christchurch home owners to rebuild their life’s after the earthquakes.
“Life changed when the earthquake struck in 2010”
Tom is the Southern Response Project Director, and talks about the significant part Arrow plays in rebuilding Christchurch homes as well as his long 23 year career at Arrow.
“Work in Christchurch has taken on a new phase”
Its an exciting time to be in Christchurch – there are lots of buildings to be rebuilt, new materials supplied and methods developed!
"The company is willing to understand what you want to achieve out of your job"
Our Welsh PM Bec’s is a firm believer in the philosophy ‘Work hard, play hard’ and has seen more of NZ in four years than most of us Kiwi’s see in a lifetime.
"The people here allow you to think innovatively and outside the box and I really enjoy that creative process"
Jeff is always finding different ways of doing things and is passionate about improving the construction industry in the future. Jeff has won awards for innovation and was an NZIOB finalist last year.
"It’s all about putting your hand up not your hand out, taking that challenge, being tested, being tried, extending yourself and having a go"
Doyley has been at Arrow for 10 years, he knows a thing or two about Rugby and a lot about Arrow – some say he has the logo tattooed on his chest!
"The core values come from the top and they are encouraged, from the CEO right through the organisation"
Bea fitted straight into the Vodafone Rural Broadband Initiative team, putting the boys to shame by catching a 20kg Kingfish on their annual fishing trip!
"The culture here blurs the lines between what’s work and what’s play"
Pete the Poker player also likes to gets amongst all things physical. Check out our Facebook page to find him in 80's aerobics gear (or climbing Tongariro)!
"The Arrow team are a great bunch…I feel like a valued part of the team and everyone’s very approachable"
Sam has grown from Cadet to Site Manager. Sam is renowned for encouraging people to get involved and is always the first one registered for the Arrow 24 Hour Adventure Race.
Join the team at Arrow!
Welcome to Arrow careers – the recruitment page for construction jobs at
Why work at Arrow International?
If you’re looking for a great place to work, where initiative and innovation have no road blocks, and team work and culture are everything, we would love to talk to you!
Arrow International provides construction strategy development, planning, management and building services throughout New Zealand and Australia.
We’re always on the lookout for construction professionals, including programme managers, project managers, quantity surveyors and administrators. Currently we have the job vacancies listed at the right.
Great people make Arrow International the company that it is.
- manage successful construction projects,
- make coming to work enjoyable,
- create awesome project teams,
- push boundaries and look for new ways of doing things.
We need more people who are great for the role, great for Arrow, and awesome for our clients and their building projects.
Ron Anderson and Bob Foster started Arrow with the belief there was a better way of delivering construction projects. Challenging the norm in 1984, they focused solely on the client and began to approach projects differently. The legacy of Ron and Bob lives on; we look for people who challenge the norm.
Not every company throws you off a waterfall during your induction. We want people who, no matter how far out of their depth, will take on the challenge and constantly look for better ways of doing things.
In return we offer a level of opportunity that is curbed only by your ability.
Arrow International is a place where initiative and innovation have no road-blocks
Send us your CV and cover letter stating the position that you are applying for. Your application will be collected into our database and sent to the relevant Hiring Manager.
Once the job vacancy has closed a shortlist of 8-10 people will be evaluated by the Hiring Manager. From this list 3-5 people will be selected for interview.
3. 1st INTERVIEW:
Get the inside word on who Arrow really is and what they do; what will your role cover and how does your past experience relate to it. We will ask you a few specific questions but you are welcome to ask us just as many back! Each interview will be conducted by the Hiring Manager and should last about an hour. This interview can be conducted via Skype or phone if you are abroad.
4. 2nd INTERVIEW:
This is your opportunity to meet the people you are likely to be working with and discuss the role in more detail. Culture is important to us, so we will be making sure that you are a good fit and ready to embrace what we value.
5. REFERENCE CHECKS:
Reference checks will be carried out on the top candidates. Two reference checks will be undertaken; one will need to be with your current Manager to check your work history.
If you make it to the finish line we will get in touch to discuss conditions of your employment like your salary, when you can start etc. Once this is agreed, a formal offer will be sent to you before we welcome you aboard!
Let’s get together!
250 Arrow team members descended on Lincoln University in Christchurch for the Arrow National Conference. The topic of the conference was innovation, and it was discussed in the lecture theatre as well as over a beer or two in the evening. There were some outstanding performances on the stage and on the obstacle course!
Great teams make great projects
The New Zealand All Blacks pose with the Arrow project team that delivered the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. The stadium hosted games during the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Ideas are worth sharing
Project Manager Jeff Vivian won an iPad in the quarterly innovation award. His idea was to develop a “Defecting Tool App” that is now being made into a full working model so all site staff can use it to save time on site.
Do the hard yards now and again
South Island Smokin’ Arrows finish their Tour of New Zealand cycle leg between Bluff and Mossburn. Nothing short of torture, everything ached from their heads to their toes.
Do what you say you are going to do!
An Arrow team holding their weekly site meeting during construction at Albany Senior High School, north of Auckland. The meeting is to make sure everyone is on schedule, throw ideas around, and iron out any problems.
Lift community morale
CEO Hugh Morrison won a training session with Rugby League legend Steve Price (centre, above) at a fundraising silent auction. He donated his prize to the Rugby League Academy at Aranui High School in Christchurch to lift morale after the Earthquakes.
Up for a challenge?
Sam Gordon, Site Manager in Auckland and Toby Nielsen, IT Guru in Christchurch, teamed up to kayak 13km of coastline as part of the Arrow 24-Hour Adventure Race.
An Elim Christian School project team meeting. Finding the greatest value for our clients is a key part of the Arrow delivery process. Ideas are encouraged and everyone has a voice.
We take partnerships to whole new levels
Arrow takes their Vodafone clients white water rafting before rolling out the Rural Broadband Initiative project in 2008.
If you are not a New Zealand or Australian citizen or resident, you must obtain a work permit before travelling to New Zealand.
NZ Immigration Accredited Employer
Arrow International is an accredited employer under the New Zealand Immigration Service’s Talent (Accredited Employer) Work Policy. This means we have met the high standards required by Immigration NZ, and allows us to fast track talent visa applications subject to meeting specific criteria. The Immigration New Zealand website provides details on eligibility and we will support you through the application process where eligible
If you do not qualify to apply under Arrow’s Certificate of Accreditation there may be other visas or permits which you are eligible to apply for. Full details can be found on the Immigration New Zealand website.