Working with contractors of all types, from large multi-nationals and national regional contractors through to specialist sub contractors, our team offers a high quality bespoke recruitment service focused on addressing our clients' needs. Our team has worked in partnership on a variety of project types including major projects, retail, leisure, education, healthcare, PFI/PPP, fit out, refurbishment, private commercial developments, waste to energy, rail and civil engineering.
Operating across the whole of the UK, Potensis provides a comprehensive Construction recruitment service covering roles from trades and labour through to Managing Director appointments:
We recruit for the full range of construction roles from Site Engineers and Assistant Site Managers, through to Contracts Managers and Construction Directors. Our well established database caters to all experience requirements with candidates coming from a range of backgrounds including major projects, regional contracting, retail, fast track fit out, refurbishment, PFI/PPP, education and commercial development.
We have significant experience in helping our clients source the right design management talent. Our consultants have experience in recruiting Architects, Design Coordinators, Design Managers, CAD Technicians, BIM Specialists, CDM Consultants through to Document Controllers and technical services specialists.
Our consultants have developed an excellent reputation in the supply of planning candidates with a database that includes P6 Planners (Primavera), 12d Planners, and Power Project Specialists. Our candidates cover a wide range of project types from airports and major projects to retail, education, private sector construction and healthcare.
We recruit across the full range of commercial vacancies including all levels of Quantity Surveyors, Cost Planners, Estimators and Commercial Managers. We are also experienced in recruiting a complete range of procurement roles including Procurement Managers, Materials Buyers and Sub-Contract Buyers.
Our consultants are experienced in executive search and senior contingency recruitment with a highly enviable track record for delivery on director level appointments. Our approach to senior appointments has enabled our consultants to develop excellent candidate networks for senior roles. Recent assignments have included Managing Directors, Construction Directors, Commercial Directors, Design Directors, Pre-Construction Directors, Business Development Directors and Finance Directors.
Business development roles are vital for the success of our client’s businesses. Our consultants have a proven track record for delivery in business development roles, from junior business development positions through to Business Development Directors and Senior Sales Management positions.
Supporting our client’s businesses are numerous specialist roles in Human Resources, Finance and Administration. Our construction team supports roles in all three of these areas including the supply of site Secretaries, Document Controllers, Office Managers, Receptionists, Clerks, Financial Controllers, Management Accountants, Hr Advisors and managers, Training Coordinators and Director level roles in Finance and HR.
Our dedicated trades & labour team handles all of our clients' blue collar construction requirements. We cover a wide range of roles including Labourers, Banks Persons, Hoist Drivers, Slingers, Appointed Persons, Forklift Drivers, Multi-Traders, Handy Persons, Cherry Picker Operators, Carpenters, Brick Layers, Ground Workers, Electricians and Plumbers. The team maintains the highest health and safety standards and supports candidates on a wide range of areas including renewing and acquiring new qualifications to PPE.
We recruit across the full spectrum of pre-construction roles including Bid Managers, Estimators, Planners and design management candidates.
Potensis is committed to stringent health & safety standards and this attitude is also present in our recruitment of HSEQ candidates. We offer excellent candidate access for our clients with experienced HSEQ managers and advisors accredited by bodies including NEBOSH and IOSH. We also have a range of specialist candidates for crane operations and asbestos management.
As a leading supplier of building services professionals, our consultants have access to a complete range of M&E candidates, from Supervisors to Project Managers, from Designers to Commissioning Engineers, to specialist commercial staff and Public Health Engineers.
We provide the following services to our Construction clients:
With over a decade of specialist senior appointments and executive recruitment behind us, Potensis offers a high quality search service. Our consultants are dedicated sector specialists, with well developed candidate networks and ability to access the best talent in the construction & property market.
Contingency (Permanent) Recruitment
Utilising a well established sector specific database alongside developed advertising methods, Potensis has a proven capability in delivering permanent recruitment services. We seek to register and secure the best industry talent, using our market knowledge and competency based assessment methodologies, to ensure that our clients receive the right candidates for their requirements and business culture.
Our clients often have a need for a flexible and professional high calibre workforce to augment their projects or to manage a skills gap within their organisation. Our temporary recruitment service offers pre-qualified and vetted candidates ready to support our clients' needs.
Potensis offers an outsourcing service whereby we assume responsibility for a client’s entire recruitment process. This involves managing all executive search, permanent and temporary recruitment services on behalf of the client and can include objectives such as reducing hire costs, improving retention, bridging skills gaps, assisting change management programmes and other wider business needs.
If you would like Potensis to work on your recruitment needs please register a vacancy or alternatively please call us on 0844 800 9234.
Potensis is a Construction recruitment specialist. We offer our Construction clients the benefit of our sector specific consultants using a focused database to provide a tailored recruitment solution.
Our consultants are trained to deliver results for our clients. They achieve this by working in partnership with our clients and by applying a range of methods to ensure the best possible candidate access. These include a search and selection approach to candidate generation and using competency based questioning to determine the technical ability and cultural fit of potential candidates.
Committed to Best Practice
We are innovative and continually seek new ways to improve our service for clients. At the heart of this approach is our desire to support initiatives that matter to our clients, such as SSIP schemes and Green Procurement Standards, together with a proactive approach to equality and diversity in the work place. We offer a service that is not only compliant with industry best practice but proactive in meeting our clients' objectives.
If you have a specific requirement or wish to discuss your wider recruitment needs please:
Glyn Salmon, Director,
Brian Sanders, Domestic Energy Manager,
Jim Dawkins, Commercial Director,
James O’Loughlin, Recruitment Manager,
Alan McGillivray, HR Director,
Ian Watson, Group Supply Chain Director,
Steve Bradbury, Project Director,
Nicola Docherty, HR Manager,
Lucas Critchley, Regional Director,
Rod Sutherland, Operational Manager,
Tim Carpenter, Managing Director,
Adrian Watts, Technical Director,
Simon Taylor, Resident Liaison Manager,
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