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  • Leeds, UK
  • £20,000 - £30,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: BK2021
  • Consultant: Ben Karnezos

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Join Unite People as we embark on ambitious and exciting growth over the next five years, having exceeded our previous five-year plan in just four years! Our Leeds office is currently inviting applications for a Candidate Manager role in one of the busiest sectors in the UK, Civil Engineering.

We are a specialist civil engineering recruitment consultancy, specialising in Roads, Highways, Industrial, Distribution, Tunnelling and more.
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Locations: Leeds

  • Unite People Ltd | Unit 3 | Arena Park | Scarcroft | Leeds | LS17 9BF
  • Easily accessible from the M1 / A1 (circa 10 mins away from A1 j45)


  • Basic salary £20,000 - £30,000 (dependent on experience), plus quarterly bonus

Best Benefits in the market:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Unlimited holiday after 3 years
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Private Medical
  • £200 cash pamper day
  • Quarterly events & rewards
  • Reward Trips (Just been to Marbella, all paid for)
  • Mental health days off.
  • 2 paid volunteer days
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Free Parking
  • Personal Training once a week comes to the office
  • Great commission structure
  • PERK box (hundreds of offers and discounts, food, gym, drinks, and travel)

Must have:

  • Diving license and car.
  • Eager to learn new skills and push yourself
  • Great communication skills
  • Growth mindset and a history worker, any experience is better than no experience.
  • Social mindset

Not a must, but would be great to have:

  • University degree - Written subjects - BA/ MA
  • Experience as a Candidate Manager
  • Currently working in recruitment but want to move away from business development into a candidate focused role.
  • Worked in the construction or civil engineering sector.

The Job:
As a Candidate Manager you will be doing the following:

  • Finding information regarding current and past employment.
  • Adding candidates to our database, interviewing and helping with the compliance process to clear them for work.
  • What the candidate is looking for in their next job.
  • Managing the candidate's jobs search.
  • Working closely with a team member to get interviews lined up for your candidates.
  • Be an expert of knowledge in civil engineering and infrastructure (this will come in time)
  • Create strong lasting relationships with your candidates.
  • Among other duties.


  • Unite People provide a hands-on training program where you will be learning from some of the best in the industry.
  • Sales book training modules
  • Advanced negotiation training
  • SEO advertising writing
  • LinkedIn training modules

What makes us different to all other recruitment companies?
"Openness. I have never worked at a company that is as open as Unite People. Everyone's ideas are listened to, no matter if the owners are or have just joined the business." - Ben Karnezos

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