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Steve Thomas

Recruitment Director • UK & Hong Kong

Steve has worked in construction and property recruitment for over 20 years and is responsible for Maxim Recruitment operations in the UK. He is based in the Melton Mowbray head office in Leicestershire and regularly travels to meet employers, jobseekers and to attend construction industry networking events all over the UK. 

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Over the last 20 years, Steve has built a lasting network of employers and jobseekers in the construction and property industry. Many of the staff he has recruited over the years are now senior level employers themselves in London, Birmingham, Dubai, Hong Kong and in other locations in the UK and around the world.  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 and Claims Consultants across the UK and internationally both on a contingency and retained search assignment basis.  

In 2017 he continues to develop a strong building and infrastructure client base in London, the East Midlands and the West Midlands and Birmingham areas which cover the route of the eagerly anticipated new High Speed Two (HS2) rail line.  This project, among others, is looking for applicants from both the UK and elsewhere in the world to offer their specialist rail and infrastructure construction skills.

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

Recruits: UK: London, South East and Midlands Regions. International: Asia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore
Recruits for: Quantity Surveyors, Cost Consultants, Claims Consultants, Construction Planners, HSEQ Professionals, Project Managers, Engineering Managers and specialist rail positions

Stuart Hackett

Senior Recruitment Consultant • UK

Stuart is a vastly experienced Recruiter in the construction industry. With 10 years of recruiting construction professionals in the UK and Overseas, he has a fantastic network of reputable main and sub contractor clients in the UK.

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Stuart currently specialises in working with highly reputable, UK based main contractors and sub contractors. His strength is searching and selecting leading construction professionals to fill job roles such as Quantity Surveyors (All levels), Project Managers, Site Managers, Planners and Estimators for his clients on a permanent basis.

Stuart's clients include industry leading civil engineering contractors, building contractors and more niche sub contractors. These companies can be blue chip national contractors through to smaller regional contractors.

Stuart is based out of Maxim Recruitment's Leicestershire office but recruits nationwide within the UK. He works with leading industry professional within the UK who are looking to enhance their careers. His years of experience within the Overseas market have also allowed him to help many expats returning to the UK after stints of work Overseas

Recruits: UK, Middle East
Recruits for: Quantity Surveyors (all levels), Commercial Managers, Project Managers, Site Managers, Planners, Estimators

Adam Cadwaladr

Recruitment Consultant • UK

Adam is a specialist recruiter of client side Quantity Surveyors, construction claims and expert witness sector staff in the UK.

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Adam joined Maxim in 2014, and manages the recruitment of consultancy cost management and construction disputes sector staff in the UK, across both the building and infrastructure sectors. He has a fully operational, widespread client base and recruits for some of the major players in construction consultancy services. He also recruits for smaller - medium sized firms that provide fantastic exposure with unrivalled expertise, so is well placed to assist any job seeker looking for a new opportunity in any of these areas.

If you want to work for a multidisciplinary consultancy, or specialist firm in cost or construction disputes services, Adam is on hand to help advise and enhance your career with his breadth of contacts in the industry.

Recruits: UK
Recruits for: Quantity Surveyors, Quantum Consultants, Forensic Planners, Claims Quantity Surveyors, Expert Witness sector staff (Quantum and Delay)
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