Finding an IT job with relocation to New Zealand is not easy, especially if you’re searching from abroad. Here you’ll find a list of useful job sites and a list of New Zealand and international IT companies that hire foreign tech specialists.
Here are the most popular New Zealand and international websites where you can browse vacancies and look for tech jobs with relocation packages:
IT companies that hire foreigners in New Zealand
It’s believed that (due to a smaller job market) it’s harder to find an IT job in New Zealand than in Australia, the US or Europe. You may need to send several dozens of resumes before you’re invited to a job interview. Note that Christmas time and summer (December, January, and February in the Southern hemisphere) are the worst seasons to look for a job in New Zealand as many local HR managers and recruiters are on vacation.
When sending your resume, choose only those companies that assist with visas and are ready to hire a foreign employee. Even if companies do not have current job openings, you can contact them anyway as proactive workers are always appreciated.
Some of the firms in New Zealand hire foreign IT specialists and offer relocation packages. Here is the list of accredited employers in the country’s ICT sector that sponsor international workers for a Talent (Accredited Employer) Work Visa: