The BUZZ Team


Simon Baker

Senior Career Designer

Simon grew up within the Hospitality Industry though his parents. He completed his Hospitality Studies at CPIT. Upon completing his studies Simon headed to Europe and spent nearly eight years running Bars and Nightclubs before returning to New Zealand and becoming an Operations Manager for a Hospitality Group in Wellington. Simon then went on to owning his own restaurant for over six years before he found recruitment.

Having now been involved in Hospitality Recruitment for over three years, Simon, as a Career Designer for BUZZ loves connecting quality Candidates and Clients together

Simon's latest roles

  • Rooms Division Manager

    Location: Queenstown Salary: N/A Posted:

    We've been BUZZed and have a outstanding career move for an experienced and motivated Rooms, Front Desk & People person to join the team as Rooms Division Manager. As Rooms Division Manager, you will be responsible and accountable for the achievement of the front office team, financial and guest experiences The succ...

  • Maintenance Manager

    Location: South Island Other Salary: $80,000 - $85,000 + benefits Posted:

    We have been BUZZed to find a Maintenance Manager for a large tourist hotel in the South Island. With a very proactive management in energy management and cost saving efficiencies, your core responsibilities for the property maintenance department are making sure you keep on top of the small jobs, so they don't beco...

  • Temp Chef

    Location: Nelson Salary: $23 per hour, + Holiday pay + Kiwisaver Posted:

    Buzzing opportunity for a qualified Chef, of CDP level to gain some experience in this exciting Hotel. This role would involve a mixture of work between there busy a la carte restaurant and functions. Guaranteed minimum of 40 hours per week working under an amazing executive chef that has built a great team environm...

  • Cafe Manager

    Location: Auckland City Salary: $60k (depending on experience) + Car Park Posted:

    This is a unique opportunity in Mount Wellington to grab a management position and take the business to the next level. If you have excellent front of house skills, understanding of cafes and catering, and of course can manage a team, then this should get you BUZZing!!! Reporting directly to the Owner, this will be ...