Head Hunting and Career Moves
We offer a discrete service for all levels of career progression and board level appointments.
If you would like to discuss these please contact Heather Fearfield directly on 07767 794202.
Please see our graduate recruitment film that we produced and directed for the consultancy firm EY.
New careers and recruitment directions for 2020
The engineering firm Jacobs is committing further investment in the UK with 2,400 new hires. It follows the opening of its new flagship office in London at the Cottons Centre and the hires will take place over the next two years.
The jobs will be a broad range of highly skilled professional and technical roles across diverse sectors. One third of Jacobs' 1,300 hires in the UK over the past year were graduates, interns and apprentices. As part of the strategy to continue developing talent, Jacobs is collaborating with the London Interdisciplinary School, to create a new undergraduate programme integrated with the real world. Students will train to solve problems across a variety of sectors.
Joining Jacobs' existing talent force of more than 9,000 employees new roles (for all career levels) will be based across the company's more than 30 UK offices, delivering digital and other advanced technical solutions to support more connected communities, clearner air and water, cyber defences, strategic deterrent, clean energy and environmental clean up.
Grimshaw (the international architectural, planning and industrial design practice that employs 650 staff across ten offices) recognises that its people are its greatest asset and that a diverse workforce produces the best ideas. To deliver even better work for its clients, it is taking active steps to increase the repertoire of experience, cultural background and global insight of its staff. Through fostering an open and inclusive environment it is improving the balance of under-represented groups. Fifty nationalities are already represented across the practice.
The firm focuses on providing a range of technical and practical support to all employees, with an established global mentoring scheme, a rolling CPD programme, and student support including partial funding, study leave, loans, lectures and site visits.
David Lock Associates the town planning, urban design and master-planning consultancy based in Milton Keynes is helping to plan, design and deliver places at a rate and scale necessary to allow the UK to prosper and this is at the heart of the firm's philosophy.
The consultancy seeks people who like to be stretched and who are not afraid to express an opinion or step forward to take on new challenges. The firm has a thriving social life too and there have been recent study tours to Norway, France and Italy.
DLA is wholly owned by an Employee Benefit Trust on behalf of its employees and it has no external stakeholders. As it is independent, all decisions are made in the interests of the practice and its staff, with greater profit sharing and business investment.
If you would like to share your careers and jobs news with Future Cities Forum, please ring 07767794202 to speak to Heather Fearfield.
Matthew Locke has headhunted for the design professions. Heather Fearfield has worked as a leadership coach for many years, helping candidates secure senior leadership positions in the university sector and fields of finance and medical technology.