Property & construction recruitment
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We know property & construction recruitment
We are proud to be a leading supplier of highly skilled property and construction professionals, helping businesses find the talent they need to thrive.
Our specialist property and construction recruiters use their local market knowledge, as well as the UK’s largest candidate database to find you the top talent in the industry.
Whether you are looking for professionals in housing, construction, infrastructure, consultancy, or facilities management, we cover the breadth of the market at a local and national level. Our recruitment specialists provide a flexible, ready-to-go workforce for your temporary needs, combined with a proven track record for recruiting permanent staff at all levels from trades to directors.
When you partner with us, your specialist will take the time to understand your needs as a business. That way we can tailor our approach to find you the top talent in the industry to meet your goals and help your business grow.
Our specialist consultants recruit for all roles within the housing sector. This includes social and residential development, with clients encompassing housing associations, local authorities, residential developers, and contractors.
We can provide both permanent and temporary workforce solutions for your housing projects from trades to director level. Whether you are looking for a property services manager, site/project manager, head of development, asset manager or technical manager, we can support you.
Working with us to find the complete spectrum of skilled tradesmen and housing/residential development professionals gives you access to the UK’s largest candidate database and teams of specialist recruiters based all over the UK. Our consultants have contacts with many national and local companies in the market and can provide you with the top professionals to help you reach your project goals.
Our specialist construction recruiters work across the sector, supplying permanent and temporary solutions for your organisation.
Reed’s experts in the sector have excellent knowledge of the local market and access to thousands of construction workers across the UK, so you can be confident we will find you the best professionals to suit your business needs.
We can recruit for all positions and experience levels within the construction market including site/project managers, engineers, quantity surveyors, design managers and skilled trades personnel. In addition, we will support you throughout the whole recruitment journey, from advertising and selection advice, to interview and onboarding support.
If you are looking for staff within the infrastructure sector, including highways, rail, marine, or utilities, we can help you find the best candidates.
We offer both permanent and temporary solutions across all roles in the sector, such as site engineers, site/project managers and quantity surveyors/commercial managers. We have access to the UK’s largest candidate database as well as offices based across the UK. So, whatever your infrastructure needs, we can support you.
Your dedicated infrastructure construction specialist will work with you throughout the recruitment journey and provide expert advice on salary benchmarking, key sector trends, and interview and selection guidance.
We have specialist consultants across the UK who recruit for consultancy roles within the property and construction sector. This covers architecture, professional quantity surveying, project management, and consulting engineers.
Reed will partner with you to understand your business requirements and tailor our approach to find you the best professionals for the role. We have access to the UK’s largest candidate database and can support you with finding permanent employees or temporary and interim contractors.
With offices across the UK, all our specialists in the field have expert knowledge of the local market and strong relationships with the top consulting experts in their areas.
Facilities management recruitment
Our specialist facilities management recruiters have expert knowledge of the local markets as well as access to the UK’s largest candidate database.
Whatever your business requirements, whether you are looking for a mobile or static engineer, estates surveyor, facilities manager, or estates manager, we can support you in finding the top professionals to suit your needs. We provide both temporary workforce solutions as well as a proven track record for permanent appointments.
Your facilities management specialist will support you throughout the recruitment journey, from advertising and sourcing, to selection, interview advice, and onboarding support. In addition to offering recruitment advice, we can also advise on salary benchmarking, and key sector trends.
And understand your pain points...
In addition to having access to the UK’s largest candidate database, our specialist consultants also headhunt the top talent for those hard to fill or specialist roles.
With offices all over the UK, we implement local candidate attraction strategies and actively seek referrals from every placed professional to gather a long list of candidates for each position.
We understand the frustration of receiving multiple applications to your adverts, of which very few, or none, are suitable for your requirements.
That’s why Reed thoroughly screen the applications on your behalf, and only send the most suitable candidates for consideration. Your specialist property and construction recruiter will also target the passive candidate market, ensuring they focus their searches on professionals who they know have the right skills and experience.
We are dedicated to only providing you with the best quality candidates for your company. We support both you and your applicants through the interview stage and can suggest practical tests to assess their skill sets in a real-life setting.
For all temporary roles, we provide a two-day working guarantee. This means if things don’t work out after two days, then there is no cost to you, and we will find you a suitable replacement employee.
We understand that the commitment of your temporary workforce is essential in completing your projects on time. We have the UK’s largest candidate database and access to the top temporary workers in the market.
All our temporary workers are screened and fully compliant, so you can be confident that the staff you hire are reliable and dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and deadlines.
We highly value our reputation as a compliant recruitment company, and we ensure that every candidate is fully compliant for the roles they undertake.
To keep you and your employees safe, Reed Screening – our pre employment vetting service - can protect your organisation from unnecessary risk.
Including eligibility to work checks, referencing, and agency workers regulations (AWR) compliance, we offer a comprehensive list of checks and services, giving you peace of mind when hiring.
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