Gi Group has launched its Grafton Recruitment brand in the England, Scotland & Wales following the acquisition of the European recruiter in 2018.

Renowned across continental Europe – Grafton brings a strength of reputation for premium professional roles among both clients and candidates. And with renowned expertise in a wide range of white collar markets, it opens up new professional recruitment opportunities for Gi Group in England, Scotland & Wales.

The new organisation will focus on permanent recruitment solutions in the corporate, HR, IT, construction, procurement, sales & marketing, engineering and business change sectors. The new Grafton operation will absorb the business of Gi Professional – including its skilled team of recruitment experts – and build on its success in existing markets.

Operating nationally, Grafton’s highly trained, experienced and professional consultants will serve a series of clients from large multi-nationals through to public sector organisations and SMEs. Seven nationwide hubs will support the company’s operations with offices in: Hatfield, Portsmouth, Milton Keynes, Hull, Leeds, Leicester and Peterborough.

Country Manager Gi Group UK & Ireland, Paulo Canoa said: “We’re delighted to launch the Grafton brand, building on its strong reputation and sustained success in Europe. We’ve assembled a highly-skilled team which will embody the Grafton spirit – innovation, hard work, professionalism and customer service excellence.

“They are experts at understanding our clients’ organisational objectives and applying innovative techniques to find the highly-skilled candidates our clients need to succeed. The dedicated team will leverage their insight and market knowledge to ensure that critical and hard to fill professional vacancies are filled on time and on budget.”

Offering permanent recruitment services for more than 30 years, Grafton brings great heritage from its European operations – with 27 offices across the continent, 500 internal employees and having placed more than 5,500 candidates in permanent roles.

Stefano Colli-Lanzi, founder and CEO of Gi Group, concluded: “As the global player we have become in the last 20 years, and in the context of a market which is continuously more candidate-driven, the experience of Grafton allows us to further amplify the HR solutions portfolio, and, thus, our capacity to create value for the development of the market and to better meet the increasing needs of clients and candidates.“

Full details can be found on the new website: https://uk.grafton-recruitment.com

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