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Opportunities Overseas Expo

Johannesburg, South Africa

Running in Johannesburg just once in 2014, you’ll meet leading international employers in diverse industries. You'll also get all the advice and information you need to make the move, including visa specialists.

Opportunities Overseas Expo

Johannesburg, South Africa Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Running in Johannesburg just once in 2014, you’ll meet leading international employers in diverse industries. You'll also get all the advice and information you need to make the move, including visa specialists.

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Your one stop migration information event

Are you ready for an event that could potentially change your life? The Johannesburg expo is your one-stop migration information event - your only opportunity this year to get as much information about moving overseas in one place. Migration experts are travelling all the way from New Zealand to share their valuable information and insight. Bring your family or friends who are interested as there'll be plenty of information, advice and most importantly, jobs on offer.

Employers will be looking to recruit skilled candidates - see if your skills and experience match what we have. If you want to move to a country with a strong economy, enviable lifestyle and an exciting new job, don't miss out on this unique opportunity!

happy couple at the London opportunities expoHalo employer looking for workersEmployers talking with potential employees
We're looking for those 'golden', hard-to-find engineers that have probably seven-plus years' experience. So far we're thrilled. We've met since really terrific senior people that would be a great fit.”
- Canadian Engineering Company
[The expos] provide an opportunity to target international candidates, who can actually meet our clinicians and international recruitment specialists face to face.”
- Healthcare company, New Zealand
The people and candidates that we have met at the Working In expos have been outstanding. The candidates’ experience and general enthusiasm for Australia as a place to live and work has been excellent. We really have been impressed by the quality of people we have spoken with.”
- Australian local government department

Here's just a taster of some of things you could discover:

  • There will be a strong Canadian presence at this year's expo with representatives from Diamond Global Recruitment Group, Olymel and the Government of Alberta, just to name a few.

  • Working In will be there representing numerous New Zealand companies with hundreds of jobs and can talk to you about what they have on offer.

  • Find out how to move overseas with advice from international movers Biddulphs on how to relocate and ship your personal belongings and IH Language Lab for language support services. Meet our migration experts face-to-face to get advice about all-important visa processes.

  • Get assistance with migrating to Australia from Migrate 2 Oz, ensuring the application process goes without complications and invest in Australian property with PR Australian Properties.

  • Attend a full programme of expert-led seminars by migration experts - find out about visas, relocation companies and shipping your belongings.

This is your chance to learn about:

  • Visas – take advantage of meeting licensed immigration agents and visa experts at the Johannesburg expo and map your migration journey through New Zealand, Canada and Australia’s immigration system to make the transition easy.

  • How New Zealand and Australia employers can support your visa, relocation and settlement, including costs.

  • Speak to people about the lifestyle overseas, what to expect when you arrive including wage, banking, cost of living, housing and education for your family. We know it's a big decision so find out if it's the right move for you.

  • Investing into Australian property before you migrate to provide you with greater financial certainty when you arrive in Australia.

People that attended last year's expo are now living and working in New Zealand, Australia and Canada thanks to Working In - now it's your turn! We welcome you to attend this event to help you start achieving the same dream.

Find your new job today

Leading overseas employers will be attending the expo in Johannesburg, representing a range of industries and jobs.

Meet them in person and find out about the opportunities available to you.

As the February expo draws nearer, we’ll update the jobs available so keep checking back.
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  • Trades & Services | New Zealand
    Glazier
    Want the chance to live and work in New Zealand? We are looking for skilled Glaziers to work for New Zealand’s market leading glass company.
  • Engineering | New Zealand
    Civil Project Engineer
    NZ employer is seeking the expertise and skills of a Project Engineer to work on a road and civil projects with positions nationwide but you would specialise in civil roads and complex infrastructure side of the business.
  • Trades & Services | New Zealand
    Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Mechanic
    An opportunity to join the largest authorised parts and service provider for the 'truck elite' fleets in New Zealand. Multiple roles available throughout the country.
  • Manufacturing & Operations | Canada
    Production Worker / General Labourer
    Production line work in a meat processing Plant (Slaughtering, processing and packaging) No experience necessary. Employer will train.
  • Rail | New Zealand
    Traction / Distribution Line Mechanics
    With the continued growth of our rail group we are looking for experienced traction and distribution line mechanics to join the Auckland Traction Team.
  • Trades & Services | Canada
    Hairdresser
    Hairstylists and barbers cut and style hair and perform related services.
  • Hospitality & Tourism | Canada
    Kitchen Helper
    Kitchen helpers, food service helpers and dishwashers clear tables, clean kitchen areas, wash dishes, and perform various other activities to assist workers who prepare food.
  • Logistics & Transportation | Canada
    Truck & Transport Mechanic
    Repair and service mechanical, electrical and electronic systems and components of cars, buses, and light and commercial transport trucks.
  • Construction | Canada
    Carpenter
    Carpenters construct, erect, install, maintain and repair structures and components of structures made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials.
  • Construction | Canada
    Warehouse Attendant / Material Handler
    Help out on Site
  • Logistics & Transportation | Canada
    Truck Driver
    Truck drivers operate heavy trucks to transport goods and materials over urban, interurban, provincial and international routes.
  • Construction | Canada
    Heavy Equipment Operator
    Heavy equipment operators operate heavy equipment use in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, airports, gas and oil pipelines, tunnels, buildings and other structure
  • Construction | Canada
    Heavy Equipment Operator
    Heavy equipment operators operate heavy equipment use in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, airports, gas and oil pipelines, tunnels, buildings and other structure.
  • Trades & Services | Canada
    Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic
    Heavy-duty equipment mechanics repair, troubleshoot, adjust, overhaul and maintain mobile heavy-duty equipment used in construction, transportation, forestry, mining, oil and gas.
  • Trades & Services | Canada
    Auto Mechanic
    Inspect, diagnose, repair and service mechanical, electrical and electronic systems and components of cars, buses, and light and commercial transport trucks.
  • Hospitality & Tourism | Canada
    Cook
    Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities and who prepare and cook meals and specialty foods.
  • Trades & Services | Canada
    Auto-body Repair Technician
    Repair and restore damaged motor vehicle body parts and interior finishing; repaint body surfaces; and repair and/or replace automotive glass.
  • Trades & Services | Canada
    Auto Mechanic
    Inspect, diagnose, repair and service mechanical, electrical and electronic systems and components of cars, buses, and light and commercial transport trucks.
  • Hospitality & Tourism | Canada
    Cook
    Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities and who prepare and cook meals and specialty foods.
  • Construction | Canada
    Welder
    Welders operate welding equipment to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals. This unit group also includes machine operators who operate previously set up production welding, brazing

Learn from the experts


Whatever you’re wondering about – from visa processes to how to sort out your finances – you can find the answers at our rolling programme of seminars. Included in your ticket price and running hourly, you’ll be able to listen to some great information packed seminars running at the Jo'burg Opportunities Overseas Expo. These practical talks by licensed immigration advisers and other experts will arm you with all the facts about the migration and relocation process. With time for questions and answers, you’ll benefit from tailored expert advice.

Some of the seminar speakers in South Africa will include:

Government of Alberta
With an aging population and a generation of baby boomers set to retire, Alberta needs a strong workforce to support its growing economy. Discover the skills and talents Alberta needs to address their labour pressures – now and in the future.

Migrate 2 Oz 
Migrate 2 Oz is a registered migration agency that answers that all-important question: “Do I qualify for an Australian visa?” Find out how their experienced immigration consultants can guide you through the immigration process and support you along the way to ensure that your Australian visa is accepted.

PR Australian Properties
If you’re thinking of migrating to Australia, investing in a property before you jump on the plane will make the move a whole lot smoother. Learn about the numerous important benefits that ensure that, when you do arrive, you can do so with the peace of mind that you and your family are already financially stable in Australia.

IH Language Lab
IH Johannesburg offers students the opportunity to learn English in an exciting environment that embraces multiculturalism and the vibrancy of city life. Find out about the IELTS (International English Language Testing System), the test for immigration to countries such as Australia, New Zealand, UK and Canada.

Working In New Zealand

Meet and mingle

The seminars are also the perfect opportunity to mingle with like-minded people who are making the move and find out lots of practical information about the entire migration right down to finding a new home and transferring your most precious possessions (including the furry ones). 

Come along and get expert advice from those in the know about migration. We'll be uploading our seminar timetable a few weeks before we arrive in town, please check back for updates.

Saturday

Opportunities Hall 1

Time About Company
10:30 Living and working in Alberta Government of Alberta
11:00 Career opportunities with Olymel Olymel, Alberta
11:45 Steps to finding a great job in Canada Diamond Global
12:30 Migration to Australia Migrate2Oz
13:15 Investing in Australian Property PR Australia Properties
14:00 Moving your personal effects abroad Stuttaford Van Lines
14:45 How to make the move to Australia and settle in as easily as possible M2 Properties & StayRentBuy Australia

Opportunities Hall 2

Time About Company
10:30 Migration to Australia Migrate to OZ
11:00 Investing in Australian Property PR Australia Properties
11:45 Moving your personal effects abroad Stuttaford Van Lines
12:30 English testing for your move overseas IH Language Lab
13:15 Living and working in Alberta Government of Alberta
14:00 Career opportunities with Olymel Olymel, Alberta
14:45 Steps to finding a great job in Canada Diamond Global
15:30 Life and work in New Zealand. A South African’s perspective Working In New Zealand


Sunday

Opportunities Hall 1

Time About Company
10:30 Living and working in Alberta Government of Alberta
11:00 Career opportunities with Olymel Olymel, Alberta
11:45 Steps to finding a great job in Canada Diamond Global
12:30 Migration to Australia Migrate2Oz
13:15 Investing in Australian Property PR Australia Properties
14:00 Life and work in New Zealand. A South African’s perspective Working In New Zealand

Opportunities Hall 2

Time About Company
10:30 How to make the move to Australia and settle in as easily as possible M2 Properties / StayRentBuy Australia
11:00 Moving your personal effects abroad Stuttaford Van Lines
11:45 English testing for your move overseas IH Language Lab
12:30 Living and working in Alberta Government of Alberta
13:15 Career opportunities with Olymel Olymel, Alberta
14:00 Steps to finding a great job in Canada Diamond Global

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Exhibitors

Landing in Johannesburg are employers and exhibitors, all ready to offer you a brand new job and help you sort out your move, including your visa options.

Olymel

Develop your full potential at Olymel. Are you looking for a job within a dynamic team? Then join the ranks of Olymel, one of the most important companies in the Canadian agri-food processing industry. Achieve your ambitions in a field that offers many career opportunities and choices adapted to your skills. Whether you seek a management, secretarial or technical support position, or a job in production, sales or even distribution, Olymel offers you a stimulating work environment and competitive benefits. A large pork processing and packaging facility in Alberta, Canada is looking for qualified workers. Come along and learn about them at their stand.

Diamond Group International

Diamond Group International represents employers who make up some of the most highly regarded companies to work for around the globe. As an applicant, you're provided with several training opportunities including orientation sessions providing critical information on interviewing skills, adapting to Canadian life, employer expectations, cultural differences, healthcare and various other important topics. They also help with your Canadian resume which is quite different from overseas resumes so you have a much better chance of being considered for positions you apply for. Come along and learn about them at their stand.

Connetics

Connetics delivers full turn-key contracting solutions to the electricity distribution industry in New Zealand. The Christchurch earthquakes have created unprecedented demand for electrical contracting services. If you have an electrical background and want to be part of creating history as we rebuild Christchurch, then Connetics is the place you need to be. Connetics has also established new depots and operations in Wellington and Palmerston North. This is a great opportunity to start as part of a small team and become integral to the success of their new North Island teams. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.

British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are on the ground in six continents and over 100 countries, bringing international opportunity to life, every day.

IH Language Labs

International House Johannesburg is an affiliate of the renowned International House World Organisation (IHWO). IHWO is a network of schools throughout the world that are committed to the highest quality of language learning and teacher training.

Fiserv

Fiserv is the world’s leading provider of mobile banking, alerting and payment solutions. Their Auckland-based operation designs, builds and deploys the world’s best mobile financial services platform – Mobiliti - across five continents. They hire the best Software Developers, Project Managers, Business Analysts and Solutions Architects and give them great opportunities to grow. They go to great lengths to help you secure a great career and lifestyle. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.

Grant Thornton 

Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independently owned accounting and consulting member firms providing financial and business advice to private and family owned businesses over 100 countries worldwide. Grant Thornton New Zealand has three independent offices located in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington. They offer variety, challenge and a world of opportunity and go to great lengths to help you secure a great career and lifestyle. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.

Transpower New Zealand

Transpower New Zealand plays a central role in New Zealand’s dynamic electricity industry. The company’s principal activity is the provision of high voltage electricity transmission and system operator services. Transpower provides the link between generators, distribution companies and retail companies and thus ensures a secure and reliable delivery of electricity from the point of generation to New Zealand consumers in their homes and businesses. Transpower’s management and operation of the national grid is underpinned by staff with world-class skills. The company has an ongoing requirement for staff with high levels of skills in power systems engineering and the management of electricity transmission grids. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.

Truck Stops (NZ) Limited (TSL)

Truck Stops (NZ) Limited (TSL) operate 16 modern service and parts branches (network) throughout New Zealand from Whangarei in the North Island to Invercargill in the South Island. Their Head Office operation is in Palmerston North, where they also have a national Parts Distribution Centre and a truck recycling centre. To help meet the demand for their services, they are seeking qualified diesel mechanics to join them. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.

Chain Resources

Chain Resources is a specialist service company supplying resource solutions to the energy sector. Having separate divisions in their business throughout New Zealand, they are constantly looking for competent staff with varying skill sets including Production Operators, HSE Consultants & Safety Teams, Permit Issuers, Project Managers, nshore / Offshore HSE and Logistics, Security division. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.

SGS New Zealand

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. They are recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75,000 employees, they operate a network of more than 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world. They are constantly looking beyond customers’ and society’s expectations in order to deliver market leading services wherever they are needed. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.

Optimation

As a thriving New Zealand-owned business, Optimation's mission is to help other Kiwi companies succeed by harnessing the potential of people and technology to deliver unrivalled value for their customers. Whether you measure your success by increased profitability, competitive advantage, better collaboration, or bringing new products and services to market faster, their team brings passion, experience, and the commitment to deliver that will enable businesses to reach their goals. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.

Migrate 2 Oz

Migrate 2 Oz is a premier migration agency specialising in all areas of Australian migration and temporary entry. They assist South Africans in realising their dreams of migrating to Australia, ensuring the application process goes without complications. Their experience in the industry enables them to give relevant, sound advice to hopeful migrants. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.

Stuttaford Van Lines

Stuttaford Van Lines has an international network that can safely and smoothly move you to any city, in any country, on any continent. With 14 branches strategically located across Southern Africa, including branches in Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia and Mozambique, we are able to offer a hands-on and client-focused service. Come along and learn about them at their stand.

Biddulphs

As South Africa's largest independent movers, Biddulphs have dedicated over 80 years to moving prized possessions and households both locally and internationally. Always with care, always professionally packed. Through their 14 branches countrywide, you get the money saving benefit of their Pay-One-Way programme. And with their shareholding in move management company UniGroup Relocation Network, they also give you access to over 1,200 service centres on 6 continents. Come along and learn about them at their stand.

 

Electrix

Electrix are a leading provider of engineering, construction and maintenance services to asset owners in the utility, industrial, commercial, resources, and infrastructure They've been in business in New Zealand since 1955 and commenced operations in Australia in 1997.  Growth is an important part of their strategy as they continue to extend their capability and explore opportunities in new markets. Their growth means that they have more than 1,700 people including many long term employees, especially at a senior level. Come along and learn about them at the Working In stand.


PR Australian Properties

PR Australian Properties is a family owned and run business that specialises in assisting other families understand how investing in Australian property before they migrate provides them with greater financial certainty on arrival into Australia. They have helped hundreds of families make the move easier and are proud of their proven track record and outstanding professional reputation with many past clients only to happy to provide testimonials. Come along and learn about them at their stand.


All information on this page is correct at time of going to web and subject to change. Ticket sales are made under the Working In Terms Of Sale. Recruitment at the expo is subject to employers or recruiters available positions at the time of the Expo and will be subject to visa and skills requirements. Please see our FAQ for more information.


When & Where

William Nicol Drive
Indaba Hotel
2021
South Africa
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We’re one of the world’s leading organisers of international job and migration events, which we’ve been putting together for well over a decade to help people achieve their dreams of working and living overseas. We work in three main areas: events, websites and visas. Our expos run in the UK, Ireland and South Africa and other carefully selected locations. We also run market-leading websites offering job opportunities in Australia, New Zealand and Canada backed up with plenty of visa information and helpful moving tips. We even offer visa services for Australia and New Zealand.