Forget the talent shortage.


Recruit in-demand IT professionals to become part of your team

It’s time to think differently about IT recruitment. Ignore the closed borders and shrinking talent pools.
Use these innovative recruitment pathways to employ world-class talent and find the exceptional candidates you need.

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Local IT Recruitment

Looking for the best in local IT candidates? Find IT specialists who are at the top of their game, ready for contract or permanent roles.

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Offshore IT Services

Look further afield for your IT talent! We have some of the best IT specialists from around the world ready to start work for you today.

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Graduate IT Talent

Help grow NZ IT talent by engaging an IT Graduate. Our graduates are trained in the latest disciplines and have real commercial experience.

Latest Jobs

Here are a few of our current jobs. Register with us to keep up-to-date on what’s on offer.

Senior Linux Engineer

Our leading consultancy client is looking for a Senior Linux Engineers to join their team in a permanent position. These will ideally be based in …

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Program Manager

Our client is a worldwide organisation who provide industry leading payment solutions and are looking to grow their New Zealand team. Due to an exciting …

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Senior Business Analyst

Our client is a worldwide organisation who provide industry leading payment solutions and are looking to grow their New Zealand team. Due to an exciting …

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Digital Director

Our global marketing and advertising client are looking for their next Digital Director, with 6+ years prior experience in Media. Bring your passion, expertise and …

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Product Owner

Our client is an award-winning BI, data, and analytics consultancy who are seeking a Product Owner to join their team. In this role you will …

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Trading Manager

Our global digital marketing client is currently seeking a Trading Manager to join their ever growing team. You will be responsible for identifying continuous workflow …

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About 40 Foot

40 Foot Recruitment team

Our goal is to give Kiwi businesses access to the world’s best IT talent – to find that one truly exceptional candidate. While others scramble to fill roles, our fresh approach ensures your business has many ways to access the best offshore and onshore talent.

Our significant IT experience means you can be sure that candidates have been vetted by people who understand technology, not just people.

Our Clients

Engage an IT graduate for 10 weeks

Dare to Develop

You can help the nationwide shortage of IT talent by engaging an IT graduate for 10 weeks to work and learn on your next project.

Help nutrure the next generation of IT specialists!

40 Foot and Mission Ready HQ have partnered together to provide this FREE service.

Global to Local IT Recruitment

Work before you emigrate

With our Global to Local initiative, you can have the best IT talent around the world working for you remotely before joining you in the office once they immigrate.

We take care of payroll and bring in our immigration specialists to make sure their new life in NZ gets off to the easiest possible start once the borders open up again.

Latest from our Blog

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Our guide to transitioning from employee to contractor

Transitioning from employee to contractor is exciting and there are many benefits. This guide summarises the requirements and how we can assist.

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The Brain Drain – how immigration can save IT recruitment

The Brain Drain is a phenomenon being talked about a lot, with talent shortages becoming widespread. Immigration may be the solution.

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SARA award winning IT recruiter – 40 Foot

In April 2022 40 Foot was named New Zealand’s Recruitment Agency of the Year in the Seek Annual Recruitment Award small agency category.


Ready to secure exceptional talent?

Let us find the best people for your team and watch your business thrive.

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