Meet the Team: Key Contacts

Meet our specialist team of construction recruitment consultants in the UK and around the world.

UK

Steve Thomas

Steve Thomas

Recruitment Director • UK

Steve is responsible for Maxim Recruitment in the UK. He is based in the Maxim head office in Leicester, Leicestershire and regularly travels to meet employers, job seekers and to attend construction industry networking events all over the UK. With over 20 years' experience in construction and property recruitment he works with a number of repeat clients and engages in search and headhunting assignments for a range of premium UK and international clients.

Over the last 20 years, Steve has built a lasting network of employers and job seekers in the construction, construction claims & disputes and in the property industry. Many of the staff he has recruited over the years are now senior-level employers in London, Birmingham, Dubai, Hong Kong and other locations in the UK and worldwide.  He enjoys ongoing relationships with some of the very best employers in the construction and property industry.

Steve specialises in recruiting Commercial Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Cost Managers, Quantum, Delay, Claims & Dispute Experts and Programme & Project Management professionals across the UK and internationally on a contingency and retained search assignment basis.  

We are always looking for premium jobseekers from both the UK and elsewhere in the world to offer their specialist rail, infrastructure and building construction skills to our client employers.

Steve also spends time in the Maxim Recruitment offices in Toronto, Canada and in Hong Kong, where he recruits for major construction consultants, contractors and claims and dispute consultancies.  He is therefore a good point of contact for UK based construction professionals seeking their first international job role in Toronto and other locations in Canada as well as for locations in Asia such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.

Recruits: UK: London, South East and Midlands Regions. International: Canada & Hong Kong & other Locations
Recruits for: Quantity Surveyors, Cost Consultants, Claims Consultants, Quantum and Delay Experts, Construction Planners, HSEQ Professionals, Project Managers, Engineering Managers and specialist rail positions
Daria Tkach

Daria Tkach

Recruitment Consultant • UK

Daria is a Recruitment Consultant with day-to-day responsibility for researching, shortlisting, contacting, and interviewing premium construction industry candidates.  She works with our UK team to help construction industry jobseekers into exciting new construction jobs with our market leading employer clients.  

Currently, Daria is working on construction executive search and contingency recruitment assignments that include the recruitment of:
Quantity Surveyors, Senior Quantity Surveyors
Cost Managers, Senior Cost Managers
Cost Estimators
Estimators / Senior Estimators
Associate Directors / Associates
Clerk of Works
Site Managers
Project Managers
Building Surveyors
Engineers / Senior Engineers
Planners / Senior Planners

Daria offers excellent customer service to Maxim customers and works closely with Steve in the Maxim UK office to shortlist premium candidates for our range of market leading construction job vacancies.

Recruits: Quantity Surveyors, Senior Quantity Surveyors, Cost Managers, Senior Cost Managers, Cost Estimators, Senior Estimators, Associates Clerk of Works, Site Managers, Project Managers, Building Surveyors Engineers / Senior Engineers Planners / Senior Planners.
Recruits for: UK: London, South East and Midlands Regions.
Marzuq Maher

Marzuq Maher

Graduate Recruitment Consultant • UK

Marzuq is a Leicester based Graduate Recruitment Consultant who is a specialist at researching, shortlisting, contacting, and interviewing premium construction industry candidates.

Marzuq is a Graduate Recruitment Consultant with a background in sales and an BSc. and an MSc, in Psychology.

He enjoys nature trails and walks in the woodlands. Marzuq has day-to-day responsibility for helping construction industry jobseekers into new construction jobs.

These specialist construction jobs can include, but are not limited to Quantity Surveying, Cost Management and Clerk of Works positions.

Recruits: UK: London, South East and Midlands Regions.
Recruits for: Quantity Surveyors, Cost Consultants, Clerk of Works, HSEQ Professionals & Project Managers.
Katie Keenan

Katie Keenan

Specialist Recruitment Consultant & Resourcer • UK

Katie is a specialist resourcer, supporting Maxim consultants in the UK, Canada and Hong Kong offices to shortlist and approach candidates for premium client vacancies. She has a strong understanding of recruiting across the construction industry, in particular for Construction Claims, Dispute and Expert Witness specialists, Quantity Surveyors, Commercial Managers, Programme Managers, Programme Directors and Project Managers.

Katie brings to the Maxim team her strong emotional intelligence skills that make her an ideal person to induct new candidates into the recruitment process within Maxim and build long term relationships.

Her working relationships demonstrate professional respect and trust.

Katie provides recruitment support on both UK and worldwide assignments and has experience in searching and identifying candidates across the construction industry.

Recruits: UK: London, South East and Midlands Regions. International: Canada & Hong Kong & other Locations
Recruits for: Construction Claims, Dispute and Expert Witness specialists, Quantity Surveyors, Commercial Managers, Programme Managers, Programme Directors and Project Managers.
Pooi Jing - PJ

Pooi Jing - PJ

Graduate Recruitment Consultant UK • UK

Pooi Jing (PJ) is a Graduate Recruitment Consultant with day-to-day responsibility for researching, shortlisting, contacting, and interviewing premium construction industry candidates.  PJ works with our UK team to help construction industry jobseekers into exciting new construction jobs with our market-leading employer clients.  

Currently, Pooi Jing (PJ) is working on construction executive search and contingency recruitment assignments in the UK and internationally that include the recruitment of:
Delay Analysts
Forensic Planners
Associate Directors  - Delay
Delay Expert Witnesses
Claims and Dispute Professionals

Recruits: UK: London, South East, and Midlands Regions Internationally: Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and across Asia
Recruits for: Delay Analysts, Forensic Planners, Associate Directors  - Delay, Delay Expert Witnesses & Claims. A range of other Construction Dispute Professionals also.

Testimonial

“My experience with Maxim has always been good and certainly says something about their sustainable service. Happy to have been able to maintain in contact since the first job they referred me to back in 2010.”

Commercial Manager, Qatar

Contact Us

UK Head Office
0800 689 4841
+44 800 689 4841
uk@maximrecruitment.com

Asia Region
+852 5444 0094
asia@maximrecruitment.com

North America
Canada: +1 647 313 3371
canada@maximrecruitment.com

usa@maximrecruitment.com

Middle East Region
middleeast@maximrecruitment.com

Australia
+61 2 8011 3536