Senior Recruitment Consultant – Structural Design Engineering

  • Job Reference: MKH/SDE
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Recruiter: MKH Search
  • Website:
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000 to £75,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Comms to 51% + Benefits + Smart Casual Dress + Sales incentives!
  • Sector: Built Environment, Construction & Property
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About MKH Search

Since inception in 2019, we have established ourselves as market leaders in our field, with our core markets being in the Heavy Civil Infrastructure, Water/Wastewater Infrastructure & General Buildings. 2024 will see us scale further within our newly developed Corporate Services & Renewables divisions.

Here in our HQ based in the City of London, we are managing assignments for US construction companies ranging from small, $50 million contractors, through to some of the globe’s largest construction and engineering firms, with global revenues of $10 billion or more.

We have a track record of high performance/high-level recruitment and boast an extensive network & client base. Our longer-term plan is to grow into a global specialist with the opening of a US office in the pipeline for 2025.

To enable that, we need people that will relish the opportunity to scale their career as recruiters & head-hunters, and develop into managing profitable business units, with the end goal of becoming the leaders of our business.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Recruitment Consultant with a proven track record in recruiting for design engineering roles within the construction sector. This pivotal role involves partnering with general contractors and construction managers across the U.S. to fulfill their staffing needs for key positions including:

  • Structural Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Technical Managers
  • AutoCAD/Revit/Tekla Technicians
  • RC Detailers
  • SW Detailers

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and candidates within the U.S. construction market.
  • Identify and engage top talent for permanent roles in design engineering.
  • Partner with general contractors and construction managers to understand their recruitment needs and provide tailored solutions.
  • Lead the growth of a specialized Design Engineering division, with the potential to advance to an Executive Vice President role.
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the firm and collaborate with team members to achieve company goals.

 About you:

  • Proven experience in recruitment, specifically within the design engineering sector (Structural, Civil, Technical Management, AutoCAD/Revit/Tekla, RC Detailers, SW Detailers, etc.).
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ambitious, with a desire to grow and lead within a dynamic consultancy environment.

 What We Offer:

  • Competitive Compensation: Starting package up to £75,000 (DOE) plus generous quarterly commissions up to 51%.
  • Career Growth: Clear pathway to an Executive Vice President position, with opportunities to lead and expand a key division.
  • Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Work Environment: Smart casual dress code, supportive team culture.
  • Incentives: Sales incentives including international trips to destinations like Ibiza, Lisbon, and Las Vegas.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • 25 days annual leave (with potential to earn an additional 4 day PTO) with a long Christmas break. You can also swap UK for US holidays!

Join MKH Search and play a key role in shaping the future of U.S. construction by connecting top talent with leading opportunities.


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