Looking for your next big opportunity? You've come to the right place!

Life at Harrison Grierson

HG is a multidisciplinary consultancy, a place where we challenge ourselves to think more creatively and find innovative solutions on projects large and small.

It’s all about teamwork. That’s why our experienced technical professionals work collaboratively to ensure every project reaches its true potential for our clients.

Why you'll love working with us

We understand the importance of balancing work and personal life, especially during challenging times. That's why we offer flexible working arrangements. Whether you're looking for a part-time schedule, remote work, or something in between, we are committed to finding a solution for you.

At HG you'll find great employee benefits, cool sustainable offices, a team of like-minded specialists, all working together in a fun, flexible and friendly environment to create something that matters - New Zealand communities that thrive.

See our open jobs

We are proud to be a New Zealand-owned company with a strong commitment to our local communities.

Next Generation Thinking

Be part of a team that’s thinking big about the future of urban development. With 138 years’ experience in Aotearoa, New Zealand, we have the knowledge, projects, and vision. We’re building sustainable communities you can be proud to say you’ve worked on.

Next Generation Working

At HG we have a great way of working which we think you’ll love. As well as the creative challenges of urban development, you’ll enjoy working truly flexible hours in interesting locations with a bunch of like-minded people. Best of all, you’ll be involved in projects from start to finish, across a wide and diverse range of sectors - never a dull moment. We take pride in our friendly and supportive work environment, where everyone is encouraged to share their ideas and collaborate to achieve the best outcomes for our clients.

Next Generation Collaboration

If you like working together to solve problems, with a diverse and interesting bunch of thinkers, look no further. With HG you’ll join our talented group of technical professionals from New Zealand and all over the the world. Our team is the perfect size to allow for a good work-life balance, and for individual contributions to be recognised and valued. A culture dedicated to doing great things collaboratively, and where your opinion matters.

Next Generation Workplace

We’re big enough to make an impact, yet small enough to care. A corporate without being a corporate. Maybe that’s because we’re employee-owned, which means we take an interest in your career goals, where you want to go and how you want to get there. We are proud to be a NZ owned company with a strong commitment to our local communities. As a member of HG, you'll have the opportunity to work on projects that make a positive impact in the places where we live and work. Not to mention enjoying our cool premises, a great office dynamic and a lively social scene.

Next Generation Possibilities

So are you up for it? Do you want to be part of something bigger? Do you want to thrive, help design communities and make a positive, sustainable impact on New Zealand and the future? Then jump on board.

Ready to make the best move of your life? We’d love to hear from you.

Contact Us

We provide ongoing training and development to help our employees reach their full potential and achieve their career goals. We’re big on personal development where you’ll gain hands-on training across a variety of subjects from leadership development to technical skills.

FAQs about working at HG

We offer 20 days annual leave, 10 wellbeing days, and 1 celebration day which you can use to celebrate something special to you, like a birthday or anniversary.

We have a parental leave programme designed to support our employees back to work after the birth of their child.  Eligible employees may return to work at reduced hours and have their pay topped up for the first three months. We also have a flexible working policy and generous leave entitlements to allow a smoother transition back to work. Please talk to us about what works best for you!

At HG we believe work / life balance is important. We are open to flexibility around working hours and working from home when it's appropriate. As long as it works operationally for the role, then how you get the job done is up to you.

At HG, we put you in the driver’s seat of your career and development, and we’re right beside you all the way with support and guidance. We have a development framework called ProjectYou which encourages you to work with your leader to plan where you want to go and how you’ll get there. We’ll put a plan in place to get the work experience, technical learning, consulting and personal skills development you need to advance your career.  We wrap lots of support around you with leadership, mentoring, and learning, to help you build and succeed the career you want.

Yes. We’re very social and run events throughout the year from Winter Balls to Waiheke Island wine tastings or lunch trips.

Yes – all permanent employees are eligible to buy shares in the company.

Our Graduate Programme is designed to give you the skills and work exposure you’ll need to get you ready for your next role as quickly as possible. Along with technical skill development, the programme provides a wide range of learning experiences to build your people and self-leadership skills, client and relationship skills, and project skills. Tailored learning in your area of specialisation is accompanied by a central programme built around leadership and soft skills. The programme kicks off with a two-day onboarding experience, followed by quarterly workshops and social events for the Grad community. Essentially, if you’re learning heaps, having fun, and achieving your career goals, we’re happy. 

At HG, we make YOU one of our most important projects. Regardless of whether you're here for 6 months or 27 years, our goal is to help you grow so that you leave better than when you arrived. ProjectYOU is a project dedicated to your professional growth - it's about making time for you and your learning, and ensuring that you're thriving personally and professionally. It's nothing complicated, just a set of conversations and tools to help you become even more amazing during your time at HG.

The conversation starts with what you want to achieve, big or small, in the next phase of your career (however long ahead you prefer to plan). You’ll then work with your leader, and other leaders in your network, to understand what's coming up workwise and how you can grow at the same time whilst making your contribution to HG. Then you’ll pull all of this together into your ProjectYOU Personal Plan and get growing!

We help people achieve CPEng, Cadastral Licensing, and NZPI accreditation by providing the work and opportunities they need to complete the application. We also provide a $5000 bonus to those that achieve this. 

That depends on your role. The variety and scale of our projects is impressive. You’ll be working on interesting and diverse projects from start to finish. You’ll also be working with talented colleagues across different disciplines.

At HG we pride ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive workplace.We believe that diversity, equality and inclusion are fundamental to achieving our goal of creating better places for people to live, work and play. We strive to create an inclusive culture where everyone is respected and valued for their unique skills, experiences and perspectives.

We actively recruit and retain individuals from diverse backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone feels comfortable and supported. We also provide training and development opportunities to ensure that our employees are equipped to work inclusively and effectively with people from all backgrounds. We believe that by fostering an inclusive culture, we are better able to serve our clients and create more successful outcomes for the communities we work in.

We’re big on learning and development, so you’ll gain hands-on training across a variety of subjects from leadership development to technical skills. We have our own Learning and Development curriculum, and we offer generous provisions for study leave and tertiary assistance to encourage you to grow and develop.