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

  • Conference Sales Manager

    Location: Christchurch Salary: N/A Posted:

    We've been BUZZed & have an outstanding career opportunity for an experienced & motivated Conference Sales Manager. This is a 12 month maternity contract. We are looking for a charismatic and confident communicator who thrives on maximising opportunities for growth & gets a BUZZ out of succeeding. If you're a result...

  • Restaurant Manager

    Location: Christchurch Salary: N/A Posted:

    We've been exclusively BUZZed to find a natural leader, someone willing to schmooze the guest and keep this exciting Hotel hospitality venue one step ahead of the pack. We are looking for a high performing Restaurant Manager to ensure that all customer expectations are met by maintaining high service levels. If you ...

  • Executive Chef

    Location: Christchurch Salary: N/A Posted:

    The GM knows "Quality" and has exclusively contacted BUZZ to find him a talented "hands on" Executive Chef for the Quality Hotel Elms. We have been working hard to help build and grow this exciting kitchen team and recently placed two amazing local chefs here. Now with a full brigade in place for the upcoming busy s...

  • Events / Venue Supervisor

    Location: Auckland City Salary: Salary + KPI's + Phone + Car Park Posted:

    We've been BUZZed to find a Venue / Events Supervisor looking to step up and become the face of the business, the heart and soul of the staff and create a culture where hospitality is seen as much more than a job - a profession to be proud of. If you are a "hands on" hospo professional looking for the next step in y...

  • Reception Supervisor

    Location: Christchurch Salary: N/A Posted:

    Do you pride yourself on your attention to detail, practiced time management skills and ability to hold it together when everyone else is stressed out? Are you outgoing & passionate about customer service and Christchurch as a destination? We are searching for a full time Reception Supervisor to join the busy Front ...