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We have worked with variety of clients over the years from major global clients to national SMEs, working with them on long-term projects, sole supplier and as a preferred supplier.
We work hard to listen to our clients needs and tailor recruitment solutions that will achieve results in the most cost effective and efficient way. This means many of our clients have stayed with us over long term contracts as we continue to meet their needs and exceed expectations.
Here are a few examples of the types of clients and projects we have worked on, and what we have achieved. The specific details have been left out to protect the anonymity of our clients.
Case Study 1
Duration: Over 8 years
Type: Preferred supplier
From the start of this relationship we have met up regularly to discuss our plan of action, preferred method of communication and reporting. This has ensured that when our client has changed, we have changed with them, adapting to changes internally and externally.
Roles filled: Over 200 contract and permanent placements
Types of roles: Design office and site based roles including mechanical & piping, EC&I, process, technical & occupational safety, project engineering & management and project controls – costing, planning, procurement, document control and administration.
Projects: B30, B41, SMF, PFCS, B38, NDA, DSA & MOD
Case Study 2
Sector: Oil & Gas
Duration: Over 9 years
Type: Preferred supplier
This contract started by winning a tender process over consecutive terms. We have since built up a long lasting relationship through personal service, value for money and expertise, offering a bespoke solution, and close account management.
Roles filled: Over 300 contract and permanent placements
Types of roles: Well Engineering, Drilling, EHS, Supply Chain, Subsea Engineering, Discipline Engineering, Operations & Maintenance, Contracts & Procurement, Finance, IT and HR.
Locations: UK, Europe, Africa, South East Asia
Case Study 3
Sector: Energy from Waste
Duration: 2009 to early 2015 when the project was complete
Type: Sole Supply
The key to this project was our engagement with key stakeholders, helping them to understand the market place. We provided HR training on employment law and carried out psychometric testing to assist in their hiring process. Using our existing database and arranging specific recruitment events we were able to fully deliver for our client.
Roles filled: 120 contractors and fixed term placements
Types of roles: HSE, construction, mechanical, welding, piping, process and electrical.
If you would like to find out what recruitment solutions we could provide for you call us on +44 (0) 1925 907000 or email email@example.com
"I have found First to be an efficient, competent recruitment agency who understand that listening is more important than speaking, a trait that many, many recruitment business fail to see. First have consistently produced good quality candidates who, are informed prior to submission of our roles, salaries and locations.
"I would recommend them as a high quality technical recruitment business, they have recently helped me in filling a number of roles within our Nuclear team that other recruitment agencies have failed in."
"I have had the pleasure of working with First Recruitment Group over recent years and we have formed a great working relationship. Their understanding or our exacting requirements is outstanding.
"The First team are highly experienced and knowledgeable across the recruitment spectrum and operate in the manner you would expect of a professional outfit of their stature. Their attention to detail and approach is faultless and their commitment and drive has helped our business with unique, complex and difficult recruitment requirements.
"Sarah, our Account Manager, is an incisive thinker as well as hardworking, diligent and reliable and has an extremely helpful and flexible approach to her work. This reflects in her team and with their ability to communicate at all levels in an honest and trusted consultative manner and gives us great faith in their ability to identify candidates who can help us to drive forward and achieve our business goals.
"I have no hesitation in recommending First as a recruitment partner and feel they would be worthy of selection for any engineering or manufacturing business looking for an intelligent and innovate solution."
“There is nothing negative about the service that we’ve received from First. Without fail they have produced positive feedback. The fact that they have placed a diverse range of skills from PA's to Engineers, just goes to show that they have the core skills, intelligence, and initiative that make them great recruiters, and preferred partners.”
Alexander Mann Solutions
"First Group are one of the key suppliers to Cobham. The team are quick to respond, friendly and professional, and as such have made a massive difference to the account. The team have supported and filled a variety of roles. Without hestitation I would recommend First."
“I have found First Recruitment to be very efficient and professional in their approach to recruitment. They were able to gain an in depth understanding of the needs of our business and source high quality candidates. I would highly recommend their services to anyone with a recruitment need.”