Do you need a contractor?

Gaulter Russell provides contract solutions to our corporate and SME clients nationally, within the sales, marketing and human resources fields.

Scenarios Ideal for Engaging a Contractor

  • Parental leave
  • Project resource
  • Cover for secondment
  • Interim solution for resignation
  • Unforeseen circumstances such as illness, jury service, bereavement
  • Extra resource during a period of change
  • New product development or launch
  • Work overload
  • Additional year end resource
  • Seasonal fluctuations
  • Cover whilst recruiting for a permanent role to ensure continuity (providing both exiting and new incumbent handovers)

Benefits of Engaging a Contractor through Gaulter Russell

  • Gain a resource with relevant skills, experience and industry knowledge that can hit the ground running and add value immediately
  • Availability at short term notice
  • Flexibility to take advantage of the contractor’s skills and experience in other parts of the business
  • Short term resource that under normal circumstances would be too expensive to employ on a full time basis
  • Independent contractors are responsible for their own taxes therefore clients do not pay any extra costs for holiday or sick pay, ACC, bereavement leave, etc
  • The ability to choose notice periods
  • Assists in workforce planning to avoid losing momentum at crucial times
  • Gaulter Russell manages the payment administration
  • Less cost in terms of meeting permanent employee obligations e.g. benefits, redundancy, termination
  • Solution when there is a permanent recruitment freeze in place


For more information please contact our contracting specialist, Cheryl Lim on 09 306 1379. Alternatively send your CV directly through to



Sarah is great to deal with and responds very quickly to my requests. The current contractor we have in our team is superb and has really hit the ground running. It’s reassuring to know we can get people of such a high calibre.

Mel McKenzie

Brand Development Manager at Fonterra

Sarah has placed three marketing professionals as my team has grown in the last three years. I gave up trying to recruit myself, as Sarah delivered the right candidate for me very time, hassle free. These high performers are still with me today.

Kerry Dunphy

Marketing Manager at Lumino The Dentists

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