About US

poeaThe Calerey International Manpower Services, Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the Philippine government per Securities and Exchange Commission Registration No. CS 200708580 dated 1ST of June 2007. The Corporation is a licensed recruiting agency by virtue of License No. POEA-009-LB-012617-R issued by the Department of Labor and Employment–Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (DOLE-POEA).

The Company was formed by a group of technical people who have been in the industry for over 38 years. As such, they have the theoretical and practical expertise to match qualified Overseas Contract Workers’ experience with on-site job requirements anywhere in the world. They have sent people to Middle East, Asia, Africa, Diego Garcia Island, Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Guam, Canada and the US.

The company specializes in the selection, processing, recruitment and placement of skilled construction, non-construction, and health care workers worldwide.

The Management Team

Ma. Theda Collantes the company’s President and Managing Director, has a wide range of experience in the selection, recruitment and processing for deployment abroad of Filipino workers in various fields. Prior to setting up The Calerey, which is now more than 10 years in the business, she had worked for 27 years with a reputable construction management company/recruiting agency which was a pioneer in the industry. She started there as a Project Officer in charge of various overseas projects. Her subsequent promotion to Technical and Executive Assistant and then to Assistant Vice President allowed her to gain vast experience in sending thousands of workers to the Middle East, Asia, Diego Garcia Island, Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Nigeria, USA, Armenia and other parts of the world. She is a registered Civil Engineer. She is also an Immediate Past President of the Rotary Club of Paranaque St. Andrew under Rotary International District 3830.

Leonardo Sta. Ana one of the company’s Directors, has 32 years experience working in various capacities as field engineer in the US, Canada and the Middle East. His expertise is in instrumentation, controls and automation of electrical and mechanical works related to: oil exploration and drilling; methane gas lines, storage tanks and gas compressors; water purification and distribution; water and waste water treatment; desalination; construction, operation and maintenance of military and naval bases; HVAC installations; medium and high voltage switch gears, among others. He is also trained and experienced in industrial hygiene, safety, security and firefighting. He is an Electrical Engineer by profession.

Reynaldo San Gabriel a fulltime consultant of the company, is a veteran of construction projects in the Philippines and overseas. His Philippine experience includes various engineering and technical positions with the Philippine Government’s Public Works and Highways covering structural bridge design, programming and cost engineering, construction of buildings, roads and bridges, and project inspection. His overseas experience covers construction of the following in the Middle East and Asia: rocket storage buildings in US airbases; transmission lines, power & telephone facilities; water and sewerage systems; VHF / UHF radio network & microwave communication system; air-conditioning plants; airfield runways, taxi-way & aprons; port works, piers & quays; power substation; water treatment plant; ice and production plant. He is a registered Civil Engineer.

German R. Collantes, Jr., the company’s Director for HR and Treasurer, had spent more than 3 decades in Management and Human Resource Development. Prior to his joining the company, he had served:  as Vice President for Human Resource Development and Administration of a 45 year old, 2000-strong electronics manufacturing company in the Philippines; as General Manager of a high-precision plastic injection company; in various management positions in IBM Philippines.  He has a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) and is a licensed Mechanical Engineer. His extensive experience has proven invaluable in the company’s management of various intricacies of employee-employer relationship involving contract workers, including resolution of labor related issues.

Outside Consultants

The company also utilizes outside consultants from various disciplines to do the pre-screening, interview and evaluation of the qualifications and specialization skills of applicants to ensure clients that they get the best workers they deserve.



We will be the best provider of manpower services in the eyes of our customers, employees and competitors.


We are a dedicated team providing the highest value of manpower services to our customers around the world.

Our Core Values

Integrity – we are honest and forthright in our dealings with our customers and each other, striving for mutual trust and respect.

Customer Commitment – we provide the highest quality of on-time manpower every time. We listen to the voice of our customers.

Continuous Improvement – we strive to do what we do better tomorrow than today, better today than yesterday.

Innovation – we constantly seek innovative ways to enhance our services to provide value for our customers.

Teamwork and Accountability – we accept full responsibility for our performance, as individuals and as a company. We take full responsibility for the outcome of what we do.

Leadership – we strive to be the best of what we do. We embrace the qualities of personal leadership – courage, competence, respect, confidence and a passion for exceeding expectations.