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New starter training with Founding Director Dale Swords

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Winners of the Director's Lunch at Madison London.

Working at UR

We’re always on the lookout for driven and ambitious talent from apprentice level, to graduates and experienced consultants. We hire only the best of the best with that special something!

Our teams are growing rapidly and we’re expanding into Germany (Berlin) and opening our first office in the US (Boston). If we think you’re amazing, we’ll always have a seat for you in one of our teams ranging from Corporate Solutions to Java, .NET, Mobile & Web, DevOps & Cloud, AI & Machine Learning, Contracts and Not-for-Profit.


Apprenticeships

Are you looking to get straight into a job instead of going to Uni? Then our Apprenticeship Programme could be for you! In addition to a great starting salary, we train you and you get the chance to move up in the business.

Salary: £250 a week + £2,000 bonus at the end of your 12 months + commission + benefits​

As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Candidate searches on behalf of a Senior Consultant

  • Advertising jobs on key job sites

  • Resourcing / researching candidates on jobsite databases

  • Communicating and qualifying candidates

  • Attending client meetings
  • Arranging interviews and securing placements
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Anna and Hannah (from our AI & Machine Learning team) at a recruitment fair in Edinburgh.

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All our new starters get training with our Founding Directors. 

Graduate Scheme

We’re looking for graduates to join our team as Graduate Recruitment Consultants. Our intense training programme with our inhouse trainer and ongoing support ensure your transition into our business and the recruitment industry is a success. If you're tenacious, self-motivated and have experience in Sales, Hospitality or Customer Services then this could be your dream job!

Salary: £20,000 + up to 40% commission + benefits


The role includes:

  • Developing and managing client relationships in a competitive environment

  • Identifying future business and initiating strategic plans for growth within a specialist market

  • Managing the recruitment process from interview to placement and beyond

  • Winning new accounts

Experienced Consultants

We’re on the lookout for talented Senior Recruitment Consultants with a passion for new business development and a desire to win. If you’re hungry for success and have a proven track record of achieving targets, then this is the role for you. We offer a wide range of roles including 360° Recruitment Consultants and Account Management opportunities. A 360° recruitment consultant works both client and candidate side. They're in charge of business development, bringing on new clients and qualifying the vacancies and then finding the candidates through resourcing to fill the vacancies.

Salary: £20,000 - £40,000 + up to 40% commission + benefits


The role includes:

  • Developing and managing client relationships in a competitive environment

  • Identifying future business and initiating strategic plans for growth within a specialist market

  • Managing the recruitment process from interview to placement and beyond

  • Winning new exciting accounts
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Some of the team at the 2018 Director's Lunch at Berners Tavern in London.

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Benefits

Do well and we’ll not only reward you with industry leading financial rewards, we’ll also take you to far flung destinations such as Barbados, Monaco and Vegas to name but a few! We also run quarterly winner’s dinners at London’s most highly acclaimed restaurants. For more information on our benefits check out our benefits brochure.


Here are just some of the benefits we offer once you join us!

  • 22 days holiday + 1 day each year up to 25 days

  • Contributory pension – we add in 4% and auto enrol you after 3 months

  • Paid town centre parking

  • Half year trips and worldwide winner trips

  • Training and leadership courses

  • Free fruit, drinks and fresh coffee

  • Pool table and games console

  • Gym membership and hoodie after 6 months

  • Early finish and dress down on Fridays

  • Perkbox membership

  • 20% off lunches at Nando’s

  • Director’s lunches and team breakfasts

  • Sabbaticals​

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Winners of the 2018 half-year trip enjoyed a trip to Bergerac in France, where we even hired a whole chateau! 

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