Airswift - PNG workforce development, recruitment and staffing for major projects
Since acquiring a local consulting and recruiting firm, Pacifica HR in 2010, we have developed a deep understanding of employment trends in PNG.
From our office in Port Moresby, Airswift has grown to become the premier employment agency and labour supplier in PNG.
We are a leading engineering recruitment agency and have provided technical staffing and employment services to several major projects within Oil & Gas, Construction and Mining.
Our highly skilled recruitment consultants and service teams are trusted to source, recruit and payroll talented nationals and expatriate workers. This includes the sourcing of qualified engineers and operational teams as well as citizen development programmes.
We are focused on recruitment and deployment of PNG citizens, alongside non-citizens. We have provided a range of training and development programmes, as well as graduate recruitment schemes.
Airswift’s global offices present a key advantage to our clients. With over 60 strategic global offices we are equipped to deliver workforce solutions for projects all over the world.
Employment agency services
Airswift provides a range of client services alongside recruitment in PNG. It is important to Airswift that we always remain compliant in every country in which we operate.
Managing complex projects and local and foreign workers can be challenging for business. Alongside staffing, we help clients remain updated with immigration rules and labour law.
Our experience in Papua New Guinea is second to none. Our in-country services include, but are not limited to:
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Our talent acquisition teams focus on dedicated disciplines and verticals. This gives them a detailed understanding of client and candidate requirements. This domain knowledge ensures that projects are staffed on-time, compliantly and within budget.
Services: labour hire, contract recruitment, permanent hire, contingent staffing and executive search
Global employment and mobility, visa and relocation management
If you are planning to relocate your workforce to PNG, our Global Mobility team can help.
From Relocation Services to Global Immigration, Airswift PNG helps your business grow. Our services include: processing of work permits and visas, mobilisation/relocation of staff and contract workers, payroll bureau, and HR advisory services.
Managed Services and recruitment outsourcing (RPO solutions)
We offer an embedded recruitment process outsourcing service on or near-site. Our team become immersed in your culture and engage in your hiring process. An on-site managed solution can reduce cost and time-per-hire without compromising quality.
Managed Solutions: recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), roster management, provision of personal protective equipment (PPE), tooling and HSE training
Consulting: talent mapping, benchmarking and management services
After 40 years’ delivering global employment services, Airswift has gained a deep knowledge of labour markets. Our expert consultancy services help you keep ahead of human resources trends:
Project talent mapping
HR data analytics
Compensation and market rate benchmarking
Training and development
Strategic workforce planning
Employer brand marketing
Performance and risk management advice
How can an engineering staffing agency help job seekers find their dream role?
Our contract and direct hire recruiters help top talent at every stage of their job search.
If you are looking for full time or temporary work, Airswift are one of the leading recruitment companies in PNG.
We recruit for a wide range of disciplines including, but not limited to:
Processes more than 1,000 work permits and visa applications per year for more than 20 client organisations
Placed over 2,000 personnel with over 40 clients since 2010 with more than half of all placements being Papua New Guinean citizens
"Airswift has a team of specialist recruiters which have been pivotal in providing high quality talent throughout our operations in Papua New Guinea. The team at Airswift have shown themselves to be an ethical, reliable and responsible partner continuously adding value in every situation."
Head of Human Resources (PNG), Oil Search
The Global Energy Talent Index (GETI)
Every year, Airswift co-produce an annual employment trends and benchmarking report.GETIis a consultancy report for managers and professionals in the energy sector. The report focuses on oil and gas, renewables, power, nuclear and petrochemicals.
Good Corporate Citizen Award
In 2013, Airswift received the Good Corporate Citizen (GCC) Award by the Department of Labour and Industrial Relations.
This was awarded for our commitment to employing and training PNG citizens. It additionally recognised our compliance with labour and immigration laws.
Airswift was the only workforce solutions company recognised as a Good Corporate Citizen.
Through our business practice as a Good Corporate Citizen, our clients benefit through:
Ability to obtain Long Term Work Permits which is valid up to five (5) years,
Level 5 Cuthbertson House Cuthbertson Street Port Moresby 121 Papua New Guinea
t: +675 320 3095
Celebrating Airswift's new goals for 2020 and beyond
Our PNG team hosting a bake sale to raise funds for cancer research and awareness
Posing for a group picture after the Relay For Life event
Our team celebrating the 42nd Anniversary of Papua New Guinea
Relocating to Papua New Guinea
Whether you’re on assignment or travelling for work, take a moment to look at our Relocation Guide, which offers a unique view on life in Papua New Guinea and some general guidelines for getting around the country.