Known for our outgoing yet relaxed demeanor, New Zealanders (or Kiwis as we’re affectionately called), are a welcoming and inclusive bunch. Low crime rates, world-class education and schooling, work/life balance, and a diverse culture make our country a great place to live and raise your family in.
We’ve got offices in each of the main city centres across the country - Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch - giving you the flexibility to choose a location which best suits your desired Kiwi lifestyle.
What are you waiting for? Check out our guide to making the move with Qual IT and begin your New Zealand journey with us by applying today.
There are plenty of great benefits you’ll receive when you join the Qual IT family. Not only will you be working on exciting projects alongside a friendly and supportive team, you’ll also receive attractive employee perks such as discounted health insurance, free apparel, long service leave, personal and workplace support, and much more!
We’re committed to providing you with work/life balance while still accelerating your career. As New Zealand’s largest QA Partner you’ll gain experience working on projects with some of the country's largest and most innovative companies, growing your local knowledge and continuously developing your existing skillset.
From taking a leap into a never explored place to searching for a job after falling in love with New Zealand while on holiday, we have proven stories of success from those who have undertaken the immigration pathway with us.
From 2 March 2022 fully vaccinated travelers entering New Zealand do not need to self-isolate however you will require a negative COVID-19 test to enter the country. Border requirements are subject to change, so make sure to check out the most up-to-date information here.
New Zealand Immigration have a great tool to help you plan a hassle-free move. It is also a good idea to check out their pre-departure checklist to make sure you’re set before you reach the airport lounge. Our friendly Resourcing Team are also on hand to help you with any questions you may have to make your move as seamless as possible.
Once you touch down someone from Qual IT will either pick you up from the airport or we will organise for a taxi for you. You may have friends and family you would like to stay with when you first arrive which is a great way to get settled in! If not, we will organise 2 weeks of accommodation at a self-serviced apartment which is close to the Qual IT office.
When you arrive in your room, there will be a welcome pack with some essentials that you will need for your first few days in NZ. If you have ordered a phone or sim during your pre-onboarding we will also leave this for you in your room so you can get in touch with friends and family back home.
You may want to settle into your apartment and get over your jetlag before you start work with us. We suggest that you take at least a couple of days to do this and enjoy the new city you will be calling home! You may also have some other things that you need to organise such as:
We will provide you more information about settling in once we have completed the job offer and acceptance process.
New Zealand has something for everyone, you can enjoy the bustling inner-city lifestyle exploring our café and arts culture or you can discover our beautiful natural surroundings with a forest hike… all in one day! Work/life balance is a key component of the Kiwi lifestyle, so you will have plenty of time and opportunity to get settled into your new home. New Zealand Immigration are a great source of information to help you understand more about life here, and our Resourcing Team are happy to chat with you around any questions you may have and can connect you with other members of Qual IT who have gone through the immigration process.