Since 2013 Head North Recruitment has been delivering Professional Recruitment Solutions and Market Intelligence Services across the Construction, Property and Infrastructure Industries.

Head North Recruitment is a privately owned business bringing a team of trusted consultants with proven recruitment experience, industry expertise and the commitment to providing excellent service.  

We appreciate and value the opportunity to work with you; recruitment done well changes lives and we are proud to have helped so many people improve their working situation, realise their potential and genuinely change their lives. The services we provide our clients add real value to their recruitment process and indeed business, as demonstrated by the strong relationships we have with the UK’s leading construction groups, engineering firms and professional services consultancies.

In today’s market we understand you have many recruiters to choose from.  When you choose Head North Recruitment, you are choosing service over scale, quality over quantity and relationships over rules.  We pride ourselves on giving you a comprehensive yet bespoke service.   We are not bound by dated internal procedures that limit your options, our team of experienced and hardworking consultants have the freedom, knowledge, network and ability to be able to deliver for you.

Honesty, Transparency and Integrity are values that underpin everything we do.  We are all unique and have different drivers at different stages of our lives.  We provide professional guidance, unlock potential and open up new opportunities that may otherwise be missed.

Recruiting for the Built Environment is a role we take seriously because it affects each and every one of us in shaping and improving the quality of our lives.  




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I would like to thank Martene and her team for helping me with my next career move. They understood the kind of position I was looking for, and they helped me in securing a role which matched my ambitions and goals. Head North Recruitment provided help and support both throughout the recruitment process and after securing the role; Martene’s professionalism, knowledge and attentiveness are second to none.  I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending them to any job seeker and prospective client.

Zaira Iudice, Project Manager, Turner & Townsend

We have found Headnorth a focused consultancy business looking after the candidate and the Client to ensure a perfect fit is achieved. In addition, the candidates put forward are all high quality and better than the average candidates

Gary Logue, Director, Axiom Project Services Limited

I was impressed by Head North Recruitment’s professional approach, knowledge of the client and importantly why this was an opportunity worth consideration. Given the nature of the position and the various elements involved the process  required a lot of coordination and communication between all parties, Chris was very professional , efficient and friendly throughout. I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Chris and HeadNorth Recruitment

Bryan Glass, Executive Director, Robertson Group

“I considered myself to be very happy and was not contemplating a move until Chris at Head North Recruitment called to discuss an opportunity elsewhere. After several conversations and meeting Chris I was keen to progress and I am now delighted that I did. Head North were able to provide a good level of detail about both the client and the opportunity. I would recommend Chris and Head North Recruitment to anyone wishing to explore exiting opportunities and to clients looking to find good people”

Gary Weir, Pre Construction Director, Robertson Partnership Homes

“I have known Chris Paterson for several years and have always found him to be highly professional, informed and keen to work hard to generate opportunities. I have used him both as a client and as a candidate and would be happy to recommend him and Head North Recruitment”

Paul Corson, Construction Manager , Ediston Real Estate

“ Head North Recruitment were able to provide me professional advice, guidance and access to an impressive list of clients and ultimately secured me a more senior and exciting opportunity- would highly recommend their services”

Project Manager , Miller Homes