Dave Roberts commenced his recruitment career in 2000 and he has not looked back since.
Since this time he has been placing a wide range of freelance construction professionals with all the major players in the construction industry on schemes such as Wembley Stadium, The Gherkin, 125 Bishopsgate, Westfield Stratford and more recently a number of 2012 Olympic Games related projects.
Due to his down to earth and genuine approach Dave has built an excellent network of both clients & candidates who continue to use his professional, reliable service establishing himself as a recognised and proven freelance recruiter.
At the weekends Dave will be playing the Family guy or failing this will be found at White Hart lane or occasionally on the golf course trying to break the ‘100’ barrier.
Solution – Associate Director – Construction
2011 to Present
In 2011 I was directly approached by the Directors of Solution to manage the freelance building operation.
Re-established all professional relationships with both white collar candidates and clients covering all core sectors.
Clients consist of major high profile building contractors to specialist main contractors throughout the UK.
HCL Healthcare – Senior Consultant
2009 to 2010
Due to the global and market recession within the construction arena I undertook the opportunity to diversify recruitment experience with one of the UKs leading Healthcare agencies.
Responsible for running a Radiography desk placing various Locums throughout the UK on a freelance basis. Operating within a team of 3 consultants.
Henry Recruitment – Trainee / Consultant / Divisional Manager
2000 to 2008
Joined as trainee consultant within the Building & Construction division working alongside a Senior Consultant.
Initial training took place over a 4 month period which included familiarisation with the industry and associated sectors, candidate and client management, how to generate candidates through advertising and marketing, the recruitment process and negotiation of rates and terms of business.
Following training period I was given a select number of clients to service on a freelance basis.
After 2 years service I was given total control of the freelance Construction Desk as a Senior Consultant. And then in 2007 I become Divisional l Manager for the building team.
During my time at Henry recruitment I managed in the last 3 years to become the company’s biggest biller for 2006 / 2007 & 2008 and my 2007 figures were there highest ever yearly sales figures to date for the company.