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Paladin Unveiled as Local Rugby Team Sponsor

Paladin Group is proud to support local rugby team, the Lombrum Sharks, by sponsoring the team’s new rugby jerseys. The sponsorship is part of Paladin Group’s community engagement program and exemplifies Paladin’s approach to working with local organisations. Paladin has supported a number of local sports teams so they can continue to aspire to a high level of competition while enjoying the sense of fellowship that participation in sports provides. Paladin’s National Manager Community Engagement, Lincoln Hibbert officially handed over the new rugby jerseys to Commander of the Lombrum Naval base on behalf of the Lombrum Sharks at an event held on the island. The Lombrum Sharks will wear the new jerseys when they represent the province and compete in this year’s Commander’s [...]

July 25th, 2019|

Paladin Proud to Sponsor Film Initiative

Paladin has provided support to a series of film screenings on Manus Island led by Screens Without Borders, a not-for-profit organisation that brings professional cinema experiences to remote communities across the world. The sponsorship is part of Paladin’s support for and commitment to the communities in which it operates. As part of the program, Screens Without Borders screened films at five venues across Manus Province. This is the first time that the community in Manus has experienced professional cinema since the 1970s. Local staff are being trained to operate the equipment and film screenings will continue to be held regularly at locations across Manus. Paladin Group Director Ian Stewart commented, “We are delighted to have been able to support the local community on [...]

July 23rd, 2019|

Paladin Supports Four Schools in Manus with New Classrooms

Paladin Group is partnering with Kingfisher Security to deliver four new fully-equipped classrooms for schools in Manus as part of its commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates. The new classrooms will be given to Tingou Primary School, MBuani Elementary School, Nuwok School and Loamat School (Rambutyo Island) which are all located in remote areas of Manus. This initiative is being supported by Manus Provincial Governor Charlie Benjamin and is in keeping with his commitment to improve health and education services across the province. Representatives from the Governor’s office attended the official opening ceremony of the first of these four classrooms which took place yesterday. Kingfisher are constructing the prefabricated classrooms to ensure they are easy to transport and set up [...]

July 23rd, 2019|

Paladin Meets with Manus Provincial Police Commander

Paladin Managing Director David Saul and Operations Manager Tony Ely met with Manus Provincial Police Commander, Chief Inspector David Yapu today to discuss some of the key security challenges facing the community. Following the meeting, David Saul commented, “We had a very constructive engagement with the Royal PNG Constabulary where we briefed the Provincial Police Commander on our community security model and discussed how we could best work together to strengthen community relations on Manus. “We look forward to continuing to support the police and focus on ensuring the safety, security and wellbeing of our staff, the local community and the people in our care,” Saul said.Paladin has been operating on Manus since 2013 where its partnership model is built on the participation, [...]

July 5th, 2019|

Nationalisation Strategy on Track: Paladin Group

Nationalisation Strategy on Track: Paladin Group The Paladin Group's strategy of nationalising its workforce in PNG has progressed with expatriate staff more than halved in two years, and local staff stepping into senior management and technical roles. Paladin only uses expatriate for positions where local staff have not yet attained the required qualifications. However, as a result of its strong training program and internal promotion strategy, it is on track to significantly increase local staff in senior positions. Paladin has been operating on Manus Island since 2013 where it is the longest serving contractor. More than 98 per cent of the Paladin Group's staff in PNG are local nationals. Consistent with the MOU signed by Paladin and local landowner group Peren in 2014, [...]

July 2nd, 2019|

MEDIA STATEMENT – MONDAY 17 JUNE 2019

The Paladin Group works with communities, governments, large multinational organisations, not-for-profit and private companies across the Asia Pacific delivering essential support services in complex environments. Paladin has an outstanding track record in the region as an ethical provider of security, safety, risk management, community engagement and garrison services with significant expertise in working in partnership with local communities. We have a highly qualified board of directors with a depth of experience in delivering complex projects in challenging environments, both in the government as well as private sectors. We have more than 4,500 employees across the Asia Pacific region and our partnership model is built on the participation, training and mentoring of local staff and landowners to achieve stability and prosperity. We employ a majority local [...]

June 18th, 2019|