Global management & engineering recruitment specialists solving international skills shortage challenges


To share your challenge and passionately deliver solutions


Calvest was originally started in South Africa in 1996 and relocated to New Zealand in 2003 specializing in the placement of all Engineering disciplines and Trade Qualified individuals. Our Consultants have extensive local and global experience utilizing own and associate networks for searches. We have established a very strong New Zealand & Australian client and candidate base sourcing both nationally and internationally dependent on client needs. All candidates are extensively interviewed before submission. We are a proactive group, working exclusively within in the Engineering field and are also in a position to conduct specific Candidate Searches for you without the costly advertising and upfront costs normally associated with the recruitment life cycle.

Calvest Recruitment is a professional skills search and recruitment company that specialises in providing recruitment solutions to identify, attract and retain world class professionals to create true client solutions. Although based in Auckland, New Zealand we work with clients and on roles located throughout Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Brazil and other overseas locations. Calvest can provide a full range of professional management and engineering skills for employment in the various industries.


We use specialist knowledge to deliver extraordinary outcomes for our clients across the full search and recruitment lifecycle, from concept to completion:

Passive Candidate Sourcing

Active Personal Networking

Social Media Sourcing 

Database Mining

Referral Conversions

Overseas & Local Affiliation Networking

Advertising across various media platforms

On request targeted individual recruitment

Strategic International Affiliate recruitment drives

On Demand large overseas specific project recruitment drives

Career Searches for Senior Mining Professionals

Pre-employment testing

Relocation support & advice


Our Key Clients include the largest listed companies in the world. We have existing service contracts in place with these clients and provide a full range of search and selection services to them on an ongoing basis.