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    A relationship that acts in your best interests to further your career

A Confidential, Collaborative Approach

We understand you’ve worked hard to get where you are, you’re ambitious and your next move has got to be right, both personally and professionally.

Relationships are the bedrock of our business. We talk, but most importantly we listen to our candidates. This helps us fully understand your career goals and aspirations, often challenging your thoughts so we can plan and agree on the right move for you.

With us, it’s personal and because of that, we like to work with our candidates exclusively. We want to support your long-term aspirations, from your work-life balance to your salary goals, your dream role to your ideal employer. Your success is our success, so we’ll invest in you to reach those goals, through interview support, CV critiques, mentoring, coaching and career planning.

We’ll make intelligent, timely approaches on your behalf, leveraging our extensive network and strong client relationships, offering you outstanding opportunities you won’t find elsewhere.

And once you’ve landed your dream job, we’ll support your onboarding, checking in regularly with you and your new employer to make sure you’re both on track. 

We operate with utmost integrity, with your best interests at heart. Our bespoke approach means we won’t circulate your CV without talking to you first. You can trust us to support you at every stage, acting as a sounding board and coach, so you are fully prepared and able to make informed decisions about your future career path. We’ll work collaboratively with you to achieve the best results and outcomes.

Opportunities you won’t find elsewhere

Over the years we have established and maintained long-lasting relationships and partnerships with top tier companies, regionally, nationally and internationally. This gives us exclusive access to exciting and dynamic job opportunities.

Working with us to secure your next career opportunity, you will benefit from our extensive network, along with our unrivalled expertise and understanding of the built environment and rail sectors.

In some cases we are the sole supplier to national firms, bringing you opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. And our long-term, exclusive relationships with high-growth employers, means we access many jobs you won’t see on the open market.

Our candidates value our service, highly professional approach and coaching skills in preparation for an interview, hence why leading executives, directors and managers trust us implicitly with their careers.

Lets Talk!

Roles we recruit for include but are not restricted to:

  • Directors & Managing Directors
  • Commercial Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • BID Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Creative Directors
  • Site Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Project Engineer
  • HSEQ
  • Design Managers
  • Space Planners
  • Interior Designers
  • Master Craftsmen
  • CAD Designers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Estimators
  • General Foreman
  • Finishing Foreman
  • Facilities Managers
  • Site Engineers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Buyers
  • Architects
  • Architectural Technologists
  • Planners
  • Functional Support - Finance / Operations / Marketing Managers & Executives

Upload Your CV

Upload your CV here and be notified of relevant opportunities that could accelerate your career. Your CV will be held in the strictest of confidence and you can be assured it will not be circulated without your prior knowledge; we’ll never make assumptions and always seek a right to represent you. Through our vast network of high calibre clients, we have exclusive access to many amazing jobs; uploading your CV now could lead to next career move.

We work regionally, nationally and internationally

Our Head Office is in Newcastle upon Tyne but we travel to meet candidates and clients. For Coleman James, your location isn't an issue.

Why Coleman James?

  • Your needs are at the heart of our bespoke, partnership approach

  • People matter to us. We build relationships, establish trust and deliver tangible results

  • We are experienced specialists who understand your sector and can leverage our knowledge to help candidates and clients grow and prosper

  • Our robust search and screen process means we find the right fit for clients and candidates

  • Service excellence is part of our DNA, from the moment we meet to our premium aftercare

  • Your people function will be supported by us or we can act as an extension of your team with our fully outsourced offering

  • Your employer brand is safe in our hands. We take the time to understand your organisation and represent you in the right way.