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STR was founded in 2000 as a technical recruitment agency with ambitions of becoming a market-leader in fulfilling specialist requirements. Fast-forward to the present day and the STR Group has grown to encompass 12 separate brands employing 150 staff across 5 UK offices, each specialising in their own industry sector,

In 2014, the STR Group was recognised as one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the UK, ranking an impressive 8th in the “Recruiter Fast 50” in an industry of some 20,000 competitors! This is a huge achievement and we owe this success, to our fantastic staff – the people who make our organisation great.

In order to continue this amazing growth and success, we are actively seeking more like-minded, talented individuals to join our business in all twelve of our brands;

For more information about the fantastic working environment and benefits available when working for the STR Group, click here

To learn more about working as a Recruiter at the STR Group, visit our day in the life section on this page.

To view and apply for exciting career opportunities within any of our brands, visit our careers section!

Typical 'Day in the Life' of a Recruitment Consultant at STR

8:30am – 9am – Day Planning

  • Catch up on new e-mails and messages. Address any that require immediate action.
  • Plan the key action points for the day

9:00 – 10:30 am – Candidates

  • Contact any new starters, ensure that they have arrived on-site with the client and provide any information or assistance if required
  • Work through short-lists of suitable candidates for current live roles and pre-screen them via telephone/face-to-face interviews
  • Following pre-screening, submit interested and relevant candidates to clients.

10:30 – 11:30 – Existing Clients

  • Contact existing clients to update on the status of all live vacancies, including following up on CVs that have been submitted, discussing their suitability and highlighting the best matches. Agree which to schedule interviews for, and confirm arrangements and format.
  • Qualify any new requirements clients may have. Manage expectations regarding availability of suitable candidates in the market, and arrange timescales for providing a pre-screened shortlist for their consideration
  • Discuss any outstanding or potential offers, provide market intelligence where required, i.e. market rates, skill shortage areas, etc.

11:30-12:30 – Working Vacancies / Candidate Sourcing

  • Source candidates for newly received requirements utilising all possible avenues of candidate generation, including internal database, external job boards, social media and networking
  • Advertise all new and on-going requirements on all available platforms, ensuring to write engaging and interesting content to attract high calibre candidates
  • Contact all sourced candidates about current and prospective vacancies. If not suitable for any live requirements, discuss the type of opportunities that they are interested in and plan a marketing strategy to identify clients that would be interested in their skills
  • Ensure all candidates to be submitted are fully pre-screened, provided with all information about the requirement and client, and are compliant to live / work in the UK.

1:00pm – 2:00pm - Lunch

  • Catch up on any new e-mails.

2:00pm –4:00 – Business Development

  • Work through current target list of clients that we are looking to build relationships with and make business development calls to try and commence a working relationship
  • Follow up on any sales calls made in the previous week to ensure that marketing collateral was received and update on any questions they may have about STR’s services and how we can benefit their organisation

4:00pm – 5:00pm - Interviews / Job Offers

  • Contact all candidates booked in for interview during the next few days and ensure that they have all the information that they need. Provide last minute tips, advice or guidance and go through any questions that they may have about the process.
  • Contact any candidates that we have received offers for – communicate our congratulations, answer any questions they may have, and provide guidance on how to approach the resignation process with their current employer. Arrange start date details for the candidate and organise any required paperwork for their new role.
  • Contact any candidates that have been unsuccessful in interview / application processes and provide constructive feedback for them
  • Update clients on all interview arrangements, start dates of offered candidates, and candidate feedback from those they have interviewed.

5:00pm – 5:30pm – Administration and Planning

  • Complete any outstanding administration for the day, ensuring all notes and documents are up to date on STR’s database
  • Make a bullet point list of outstanding activities that need to be actioned / added to my day plan tomorrow

5:30pm – Home!

 

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If you are interested in experiencing a new challenge and joining our fast-growing, successful group of companies, please take a look at our current vacancies below.

If you can’t see a specific role that suits your background when reviewing our current vacancies, please still get in touch for an exploratory conversation. We are always open to considering applications from experienced recruiters, talented sales professionals looking to enter the recruitment sector, and / or aspiring graduates looking to build a career within a dynamic and growing business!

Reach out to our internal recruitment team to discuss how the STR Group could benefit your career on 02392 322 308 or via careers@strgroup.co.uk

10 INTERNAL VACANCIES

Recruitment Consultant - Information Security
Ref: HQ034381
£Negotiable, dependent on experience
Portsmouth
Permanent

Recruitment Consultant – Information Security

Excipion, part of the STR Group and a specialist Professional Staffing recruitment company, is currently looking to expand its Information Security Search Practice and are looking for a Recruitment Consultant who is keen to accelerate their career and play a key role in a team which pushes boundaries and offers a specialist search service to some of the biggest brand names in the world.

Excipion has been operating in the Information Security space for just over 12 months. The market is rapidly growing and this is an opportunity for an experienced consultant to really shape and define themselves as a specialist recruiter within one of the most exciting areas of IT.

Excipion’s Information Security Practice spans the following core areas:

·        CISO Headhunt search

·        Security Operations

·        Cyber Security – Threat Intelligence/Incident Response/IT Forensics

·        Information Risk & Compliance

·        Security Architecture & Engineering

Why work for Excipion?

As well as the typical financial rewards, career opportunity and great team culture, you will be joining a brand that in just 2 years has developed a growing reputation for great service.

Excipion is a place where the team is central. It’s a place where the vision and strategy is set by those that work for it and is driven by their energy and enthusiasm. We want people who will genuinely help create a culture and business that you love to work in and see be successful.

For a confidential conversation please contact Russell Baker on 02392 322320 or email your CV to rbaker@excipion.com

 

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Recruitment Consultant - Digital
Ref: HQ0543433
££highly competitive
Portsmouth
Permanent
Recruitment Consultant / Senior Recruitment Consultant Excipion, part of the STR Group and a specialist Professional Staffing recruitment company, is currently looking to expand its Digital offering and are looking for a Recruitment Consultant / Senior Consultant who is keen to accelerate their career and create a team which pushes boundaries and offers the best service. Excipion has been operating in the digital space for over 18 months. It is an exciting and rapidly growing market. Why work for Excipion? As well as the typical financial rewards, career opportunity and great team culture, you will be joining a brand that in just 2 years has developed a growing reputation for great service. Excipion is a place where the team is central. It’s a place where the vision and strategy is set by those that work for it and is driven by their energy and enthusiasm. We want people who will genuinely help create a culture and business that you love to work in and see be successful. For a confidential conversation please contact Russell Baker on 02392 322320 or email your CV to rbaker@excipion.com
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IT Contract Recruitment Consultant
Ref: HQ003432
££highly competitive
Portsmouth
Permanent
IT Contract Recruitment Consultant – (Trainee or Experienced) Excipion, part of the STR Group and a specialist Professional Staffing recruitment company, is currently looking to expand the team by recruiting an experienced or trainee Consultant to work within our IT Contracts division. This role will give you the opportunity to grow and learn from a highly experienced and supportive team. We are interested to hear from both experienced Recruiters, from any sector. Or driven self-starters who aspire to a career in recruitment, some prior sales based experience is essential. We are keen to speak to dynamic, sales and delivery focused individuals who want to become a specialist in their field, who takes pride in adding value to their clients and candidates throughout the recruitment process. Our IT Contracts team as experienced 200% growth within the last 12 months. As an established IT recruitment Specialist, you will get to work with a range of clients from global technology giants, household name corporates and exciting fast moving hi-tech SMEs. You will have access to, and training in, a comprehensive range of recruitment tools including our vast database of IT candidates. You will be able to build on recent team success in developing new clients in rapid growth areas of IT such as Application Development, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, and Social Media. IT is the most buoyant employment sector in the UK with predicted growth in vacancies of over 10% this year! Why work for Excipion? Financial reward – you will be joining a successful team on an upwards curve, this ultimately means a fantastic opportunity to maximise your earning potential. We’ve done the maths and our commission structure, benefits and salaries are amongst the best in the industry. Genuine career opportunity – We are a fresh team where skills and experience are valued and harnessed. We will work with you to fulfil the ambitions you have, whether that be Management, Account Management or Business Development. There are no glass ceilings; we are a growing organisation which represents opportunity for all. Entrepreneurialism and Autonomy – What works for you may not work for someone else. We won’t pigeonhole your talents, we don’t believe in a one size fits all approach and neither do our clients or candidates. We will give you the resources you need to be the consultant you want to be. Our Environment– We pride ourselves on our friendly culture. We believe that a fun, professional environment creates the core ingredients for a great team and ultimately a great service to our clients and candidates. Recruitment can be a tough job at times and we expect our teams to help each other through these. For Excipion, it is about the collective as well as the individual and we ensure that this is reflected in our rewards and incentives. Whether you are an experienced Recruiter or new to the industry we would be interested in speaking with you. Please email your CV to rbaker@excipion.com or contact Russell on 02392 322320
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Resourcer (Maritime)
Ref: STR0013
££ Highly Competitive
Portsmouth
Permanent

Navis Consulting are currently looking to recruit a Resourcer for their Commercial Shipping team in Portsmouth.

 

You will work alongside Navis Consulting’s Associate Director sourcing Solicitors, Claims Handlers, Underwriters and Risk Professionals for placements within the Marine Insurance and Legal sector. This is a truly international recruitment role and will involve sourcing candidates globally for placement.

 

An attractive salary and bonus scheme is available to the successful candidate and the opportunity to begin a career in recruitment that would allow you to develop into a Consultant.

 

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, be determined and want to thrive in a successful organisation.

 

This truly is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious person to start a rewarding career within the Maritime Recruitment industry.

 

Navis Consulting; Keeping your career on course.  

 

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Recruitment Consultant / Senior Recruitment Consultant - Building Services Design (Contract Desk)
Ref: STR 00004
£Competitive
Portsmouth
Permanent

We are actively recruiting for experienced Consultants to join our fast-growing and highly successfully Building Design team. You will be recruiting engineers for the Building Services market, with a predominant focus on contract recruitment. This is an ideal time to join a thriving team in a booming market sector.

You will be recruiting engineers for the Building Services sector with a predominant focus on contract roles. The types of skillsets you will be working with include Mechanical, Electrical & Public Health Design Engineers (from graduate to Associate levels); together with Building Services CAD / BIM / Revit design markets, that mainly work for either specialist or multi-discipline consulting engineers.

Their work focuses on the detailed design of a building’s mechanical, electrical and public health infrastructure, including HVAC / cooling systems, lighting, fire suppression systems, power supply & distribution, vertical transport, BMS design, water supply and waste water management.

Your focus will be to further develop our contract capability within the Building Services market, building on our current client and candidate database through your own endeavours. As such you will need a flair for business development, be able to identify and gain access to new clients, find suitable candidates and provide a high quality service.

Candidates must have a minimum of 12 months experience within a full 360 Recruiter role, and have worked within the Built Environment / Building Services sector, recruiting for white collar professionals. The successful candidate will also have a strong bias towards contract recruitment and must have a proven track record in billing, which is demonstrable on their CV or in interview.

This position is ideally suited for an ambitious, sales-focused Consultant who is looking for an opportunity to be able to expand their earning potential in a highly autonomous working environment

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Recruitment Consultant / Senior Recruitment Consultant – Architecture (Permanent Desk)
Ref: STR 00005
£Competitive
Portsmouth
Permanent

We are actively recruiting for experienced Consultants to join our fast-growing and highly successfully Building Design team. You will be recruiting engineers for the Architectural market, with a predominant focus on permanent recruitment. This is an ideal time to join a thriving team in a booming market sector.

You will supply and work with architects of all levels of qualification, in addition to architectural technologists and technicians who specialise in projects ranging from high rise, education, healthcare projects, to residential, leisure and commercial buildings. The position will be working with small, medium and large scale practices that will design build concepts across a spectrum of styles that include Classical/Neo Classical, New Art, Art Deco, Gothic/Neo Gothic, Modernism/Postmodernism, High Tech and Brutalism.

Your focus will be to further develop our permanent capability within the Architecture market, building on our current client and candidate database through your own endeavours. As such you will need a flair for business development, be able to identify and gain access to new clients, find suitable candidates and provide a high quality service.

Candidates must have a minimum of 12 months experience within a full 360 Recruiter role, and have worked within the Built Environment sector, recruiting for white collar professionals. The successful candidate will also have a strong bias towards permanent recruitment.

This position is ideally suited for an ambitious, sales-focused Consultant who is looking for an opportunity to be able to expand their earning potential in a highly autonomous working environment. Candidates must have a proven track record in billing, which is demonstrable on their CV or in interview.

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Recruitment Consultant / Senior Recruitment Consultant – Architecture (Contract Desk)
Ref: STR 00006
£Competitive
Portsmouth
Permanent

We are actively recruiting for experienced Consultants to join our fast-growing and highly successfully Building Design team. You will be recruiting engineers for the Architectural market, with a predominant focus on contract recruitment. This is an ideal time to join a thriving team in a booming market sector.

You will supply and work with architects of all levels of qualification, in addition to architectural technologists and technicians who specialise in projects ranging from high rise, education, healthcare projects, to residential, leisure and commercial buildings. The position will be working with small, medium and large scale practices that will design build concepts across a spectrum of styles that include Classical/Neo Classical, New Art, Art Deco, Gothic/Neo Gothic, Modernism/Postmodernism, High Tech and Brutalism.

Your focus will be to further develop our contract capability within the Architecture market, building on our current client and candidate database through your own endeavours. As such you will need a flair for business development, be able to identify and gain access to new clients, find suitable candidates and provide a high quality service.

Candidates must have a minimum of 12 months experience within a full 360 Recruiter role, and have worked within the Built Environment sector, recruiting for white collar professionals. The successful candidate will also have a strong bias towards contract recruitment, with experience in building a successful contract plan.

This position is ideally suited for an ambitious, sales-focused Consultant who is looking for an opportunity to be able to expand their earning potential in a highly autonomous working environment. Candidates must have a proven track record in billing, which is demonstrable on their CV or in interview.

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Recruitment Consultant / Senior Recruitment Consultant – Structural Engineering (Contract Desk)
Ref: STR 00003
£Competitive
Portsmouth
Permanent

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Recruitment Consultant to join our Building Structures team. Ideally we are looking for someone currently working within the Structures / Structural Engineering market, but are open to considering experienced Consultants from other, relatable sectors.

You will be recruiting engineers for the Building Structures sector with a predominant focus on contract roles. The types of skillsets you will be working with include Structural Design Engineers (from graduate to Associate levels); together with Building Structures CAD / BIM / Revit design markets, that mainly work for either specialist or multi-discipline consulting engineers.

Your focus will be to further develop our contract capability within the Building Structures market, building on our current client and candidate database through your own endeavours. As such you will need a flair for business development, be able to identify and gain access to new clients, find suitable candidates and provide a high quality service.

Candidates must have a minimum of 12 months experience within a full 360 Recruiter role, and have worked within the Built Environment / Building Structures sector, recruiting for white collar professionals. The successful candidate will also have a strong bias towards contract recruitment and must have a proven track record in billing, which is demonstrable on their CV or in interview.

This position is ideally suited for an ambitious, sales-focused Consultant who is looking for an opportunity to be able to expand their earning potential in a highly autonomous working environment

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Recruitment Consultant / Senior Recruitment Consultant (x 2) – Engineering / Manufacturing
Ref: STR 00001
£Competitive
Portsmouth
Permanent

We currently have two fantastic opportunities for experienced Recruitment Consultants to join our established Manufacturing and Engineering team. We are flexible to consider Consultants with experience ranging from a minimum of 12 months 360 experience, through to those operating at Senior and / or Lead Consultant level. Highly transferable sectors include Automotive, Aerospace, Defence, Electronics, Pharmaceutical or other Manufacturing industry. We are able to consider experienced consultants with a bias towards permanent or contract recruitment.

These positions are ideally suited for ambitious, sales-focused Consultants who are looking for an opportunity to be able to expand their earnings potential in a highly autonomous working environment. Candidates must have a proven track record in billing, which is demonstrable on their CV or in interview.

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Recruitment Consultant / Senior Recruitment Consultant (x 2) – FMCG / Food & Beverage
Ref: STR 00002
£Competitive
Portsmouth
Permanent

We currently have two fantastic opportunities for experienced Recruitment Consultants to join our developing FMCG team. We are flexible to consider Consultants with experience ranging from a minimum of 12 months 360 experience, through to those operating at Senior and / or Lead Consultant level. We are able to consider experienced consultants with a bias towards permanent or contract recruitment.

The ideal profile would include a background in Food & Beverage and / or FMCG recruitment, however other sector experience will be considered, such as high-volume manufacturing or retail.

These positions are ideally suited for ambitious, sales-focused Consultants who are looking for an opportunity to be able to expand their earnings potential in a highly autonomous working environment. Candidates must have a proven track record in billing, which is demonstrable on their CV or in interview.

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