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Grow. Develop. Succeed.

Jade is a business technology company headquartered in Christchurch

Graduate roles at Jade

We’re looking for passionate, clever grads to join the Jade team. You bring the drive to take great, innovative software to the world, and we’ll support you to grow, develop, and succeed.

Your first move out of study takes some planning, so here are the answers to some of the more common questions we’re asked. If there’s anything else you want to know, we’re always happy to hear from you.

Okay, so what do we actually do?

We’re a software company that solves complex business problems. We’re really proud of our strong history of innovation.

We help customers with digital strategy, we design and build software, and we implement and support technology platforms. People use our software to manage and run companies from insurers to electricity distributors. We support core enterprise systems, build mobile apps, and do everything in between for clients all over the world.

We’re on a mission to take brilliant, innovative solutions to the world.

Who do we hire? What are we looking for?

We’re looking for people who our clients will choose to work with, so passion, energy, and verve are a great start. As for skills, we go way beyond just crunching code. We need common sense, business nous, soft skills and technical expertise, so we hire across all degrees and disciplines.

Our team is made up of designers, sales and marketers, accountants, HR, and of course computer scientists, operational support specialists, engineers, and developers.

What we offer

What does it take to succeed here?

It’s going to help if you have great grades, brilliant communication skills and a strong work ethic, and we also value you doing interesting things outside of study and work. What’s also important is that you have the passion to collaborate with our clients and the drive to take our work to the world. Then we’ll support you to learn, develop, and succeed.

To give something back, here are some tips we have put together around how you can improve your chances of gaining an internship or graduate role at Jade or a similar leading organisation.


What about career and growth opportunities?

Short answer: There are lots.

People are at the core of what we do and we invest heavily in our staff, with recognized programs geared to learning, development, resilience, and general well-being. An example: ‘Grow by Design’, develops up-and-coming stars to affect change within our business and in our community.

We’re keen on promoting internally and provide great opportunities to our high performers.

Growth opportunities

Who will you work with?

Everyone. Seriously, everyone. We work in big cross-functional teams across departments, offices, and countries. If you’re a developer in Christchurch you could end up working with the marketing team in Auckland, support teams in the UK, and sales in Sydney.

Where could you work?

Our overseas offices are in the UK, Sydney, and Melbourne. Our global research and development center is in Christchurch, and we’re also in Auckland and Dunedin. It’s not unusual for our staff to head off to other offices or clients’ sites in some of the world’s most interesting cities.

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How do we reward our staff?

We start with competitive pay, reviewed at least annually. But it’s not just about money. The benefits that we offer include flexible working; cool, catered staff spaces; events, activities, and competitions; health, life, and income insurance; a home broadband allowance; and extra parental leave.

Let’s talk

If this sounds good to you, or if there’s more that you want to know, get in touch: hr@jadeworld.com.

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