Pardew is still looking to find his side's first win of the campaign and believes the 29-year-old will be a key factor in achieving that.
"When goalscorers get their tails up, they have an unbelievable knack of finding a goal," the 53-year-old told Sky Sports News.
"The first goal at Swansea, I don't think there is anyone else on our staff who could have scored that goal, and that is what I mean by finding a technique that gets you a goal.
"He does that on the training ground on a more regular basis when he is in form."
Pardew is under huge pressure as Newcastle sit in the relegation zone after securing just four points in seven games.