Available Candidates

Below is a sample of our currently registered and available candidates.


If you’re recruiting and one of these candidates is of interest, get in touch. 

Operations Manager/Director

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Mobility: Lothians, Fife
Sectors: Military, Finance, Tech
Armed Forces experience: 16 years – British Army

Commercial Experience

Commercial Experience: Since leaving the Armed Forces, our candidate has worked in a variety of roles involved in change, programme and project management. Their projects have varied from supporting Brexit transition, to new product and service launches but all have involved extensive client liaison, interaction and management. Our candidate has had multiple successes leading projects in data analysis, regulatory compliance and resource management of people, finance and equipment, demonstrating consistently high levels of commercial acumen. They have influenced and supported decision making at the C-suite level, including introducing working practices from the military and translating those effectively for their current and previous employers. Our candidate is a highly competent people manager, which is demonstrated through their speedy promotions.

Our candidate is looking for a new role with an SME where they can see the end effect of their work and be able to see the benefit their work brings to others.

Maintenance Engineer

Location: Fife, Eastern Scotland
Mobility: Fife, Dundee, Perth, Edinburgh
Sectors: Defence, Rail, Facilities Management, Pharmaceutical
Armed Forces experience: 8 years – British Army

Commercial Experience

Commercial Experience: During their military career, our candidate was involved in the full array of delivering equipment support and maintenance to a wide range of vehicles valuing in excess of £1mn. Since leaving the military, they have focused on mechanical maintenance in facilities management and rail transport.

Our candidate has a fully served Advanced Apprenticeship in engineering manufacture (Engineering technical support).

IT Manager

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Mobility: Lothians, Fife
Sectors: Military, Finance, Telecoms, Food & Drink
Armed Forces experience: 12 years – British Army

Commercial Experience

Commercial Experience: Our candidate is a customer focused IT professional with over 20 years’ experience across the ITIL Service Lifecycle. Our candidate has extensive knowledge of IT service management processes on the introduction, delivery and ongoing management of IT services working with customers, partners and 3rd party suppliers whilst maintaining operational efficiencies and cost to serve. Extremely well organised with effective management skills to successfully plan and coordinate the delivery and support of strategic roadmap services and change to meet the ambitions of the organisation supporting users of key local and global IT Platforms, processes and services.


Our candidate has a well-rounded skill set relating to IT service delivery. This ranges from providing 1st and 2nd line technical support to project management of service transition, service design and service Governance. Highly experienced working with SLA’s and coordinating the efforts of multiple agencies, including external contractors and 3rd party suppliers, to ensure end-users are provided with the best experience possible. Our candidate is very much a doer who has a history of successful stakeholder management at all levels of any organisation.

Production Engineer

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Mobility: Lothians, Scottish Borders
Sectors: Military, Aerospace, civil engineering,
Armed Forces experience: 12 years – British Army

Commercial Experience

Commercial Experience: Our candidate has over 15 years of engineering experience gained in a variety of environments and industries. A highly reliable and motivated middle manager providing a professional engineering service for varied organisations. With well-developed organizational and leadership skills, excellent communication, our candidate is highly experienced in mechanical engineering.

Our candidate is equally comfortable working as part of and leading a team as being a self-motivated and proactive individual that can achieve objectives with a tight and challenging deadlines.

Our candidate served as Advanced Apprenticeship in engineering and has completed an NVQ 4 in Tig welding and a Level 3 NVQ in mechanical manufacturing engineering. They come with experience in various fabrication techniques such as turning and milling, sheet metal work and oxy acetylene, MIG, TIG and Arc welding.

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