Principal Consultant

Jason Sutton

Jason is a Principal Consultant in our Commercial division, based in the Dunedin office. He recruits IT, sales and administration vacancies nationwide.

Contact Jason on 03 467 7225 or


Jason uses best practice head-hunting and psychometric techniques to find exceptional talent.


Jason works with clients across New Zealand and has exposure to multi-national corporates, small to medium enterprise and the public sector. He operates in close partnership with his clients and uses his understanding of workplace psychology and psychometric behavioural assessment to align cultural fit.


Candidate care is paramount for Jason. His relationship-based approach makes him well placed to understand candidates career aspirations and align that with opportunities.  His extensive experience in the commercial sector gives Jason the ability to uncover the hidden job market and opportunities otherwise unavailable.


Jason joined Fluid Recruitment in 2017 and quickly developed the government sector and commercial divisions for Fluid. He has a Diploma in Human Resource Management and is a DISC ADVANCED® Accredited Facilitator.

Key Appointments

  • GM Digital Transformation – Aurora
  • General Manager – Transport Repairs
  • Strategy & Architecture Manager – WEL Networks
  • 27 Sales placements in 2 years. From Auckland to Southland, Technical Sales Specialists to Business Development Managers and everything in between.

Life outside the office

Originally from Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia, Jason enjoys the lifestyle Dunedin has to offer. Father to the Dunedin’s office official mascot and cultural glue, Florence, Jason enjoys spending time with family and perhaps a cheeky Otago Pinot Noir.


Latest Insights From Jason Sutton

Recruitment Fees and Fine Art

As a recruiter I am asked to justify placement fees every day. I have spoken to a number of business owners and hiring managers that simply refuse to believe there’s any return on investment. Naturally, I beg to differ.   The fact of the matter is there are some recruiters out there that simply advertise…

Three skills you need to enhance your IT career

Information Technology (IT) has changed our lives dramatically, and the career prospects for IT professionals in New Zealand are abundant. But what does it take to have a great career in IT? What kind of skills are most important? What will make you stand out to a hiring manager looking for candidates to fill IT jobs…