Recruitment expertise in Latin America

NES Fircroft has been operating in Latin America for over 10 years with a focus on the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables industries

With over a decade of operation in the region, we are one of few global recruitment agenices with an established presence on the continent spanning from Mexico and Chile, to Brazil, Argentina and more.

Through our local, international and wider global office base, we connect businesses to the best talent in the world, and will leverage our global mobility services to mitigate cross-border and cross-state challenges, getting personnel to site when and where you need them.

South America Recruitment

Expertise across the Continent

Our regional head-quarters is based in Brazil and our continental team of 8 is fluent in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

Our team comprises experienced discipline-specific recruiters, compliance experts, award-winning payroll professionals and assignment support personnel to ensure that all new job starters are onboarded to their role compliantly and efficiently.

Key projects supported in-region include: 

  • Frade Field
  • Parque das Conchas (BC-10)
  • Peregrino
  • Polvo Field
hires in the last 2 years
major clients
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The collective and extensive industry experience of our recruiters, our vast talent pools and real-time local expertise means that we add significant value to our customer base.

Core Recruitment Focus

Our core recruitment focus spans the Oil & Gas and Solar markets across:

  • Construction and Commissioning
  • Engineering
  • Production / Operations
  • Project Services, Drilling / Petroleum
  • Safety
  • Subsea / Subsurface

Facilitating Diverse Talent Pools

For over 20 years many areas in Latin America have encouraged private companies to reinforce their commitment to hiring personnel with disabilities and supporting them to enhance their skillsets. NES Fircroft is proud to support companies in this endeavour, operating in a consultative manner and leveraging our developed talent networks and market reach to continue bolstering the inclusivity of our clients' hiring programmes to bring parity in the workplace.

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Payroll EOR Compliance Consolidation Talent Pooling Assignee Mobilisation Executive Search


Our payroll function provides outstanding and compliant payroll services to an internationally mobile contractor workforce consisting of over 25,000 people, working in more than 70 countries. 

Our teams are structured on a regional basis which means the payroll staff have the in-depth knowledge of specific payroll and tax compliance requirements for each country, along with the appropriate cultural awareness that is necessary to be effective in our different areas of operation.

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Employer of Record Services

If you want to expand your global presence, but don’t want to go through the lengthy process of setting up new entities, you need a reliable Employer of Record partner.

We have offices in over 45 countries and decades of experience in international expansion; we can help you to hire employees quickly, compliantly and with minimal risk.

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We will help businesses to regain compliance in their hiring activity. We will never allow someone to start work at your company without ensuring they are set up compliantly and in a position to pay the right tax as required by local authorities.

From transitioning contractors from other workforce suppliers across to our payroll, to auditing the work permit and visa needs of current workforces, and ensuring all parties can evidence a proper payroll paperwork trail, we have plenty of experience in delivering peace of mind to the businesses we partner with.

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We have a dedicated team of vendor management and contingent workforce specialists experienced in the challenges of mitigating an evolving and ever-changing engineering landscape. We have been working with some of the world’s largest energy companies since 1970, helping them to consolidate and streamline their Contingent Labour activity for improved hiring processes and healthier profit margins.

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Talent Pooling

NES Fircroft’s unrivalled candidate reach ensures your talent acquisition has a competitive advantage.

Through a global office network exceeding 80 physical offices in 45 countries, the breadth and reach of our talent networks is unparalleled in the technical recruitment market. Our international recruitment teams support hiring managers at every stage of the recruitment process. We listen to you, provide pragmatic consultancy for a viable outcome and develop a truly comprehensive, tailored brief, no matter how niche or specific your hiring requirement may be.

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Assignee Mobilisation

Getting staff to an energy project in a remote location can be challenging and legally complex, especially when dealing with an expatriate workforce containing many different nationalities. 

In addition to our recruitment expertise, NES Fircroft offers industry-leading contractor mobility support services, including orchestrating their travel needs and comprehensive insurances, and delivering in-country orientations to ensure they are supported at every phase of a project.

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Executive Search

The right leader can dramatically alter your company’s growth and future innovation. A company’s culture is largely driven from the top down; hiring a new, critical member of your Board therefore is a pivotal and potentially risky time. Leaders must possess agility, courage and the tenacity to address complex management challenges that prevent companies from moving forward, whilst keeping stakeholders onside with shared corporate vision and values.

Leveraging our global talent pool, we’ll find C-Suite personnel with shared responsibility and purpose to innovate your Board and secure your succession planning.

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Contractor logistics spiralling out of control? Escalating costs and you’re not sure why? Speak to our team to discuss how we can streamline your operation.

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