Internal Technical Recruiter – London/Finance/Tech

Are you a talented and experienced recruiter looking for an opportunity to join one of the UK’s fastest-growing technology companies? Do you love sourcing the best talent to drive business excellence and growth? Are you focused on building solid relationships with candidates?

We're looking for a new team member to help us hire the best talent across the UK, US, Montreal & Spain based in our London office.


The Adaptive recruiting team is responsible for delivering a great experience for both candidates and hiring managers, by implementing successful talent attraction strategies, building communities of great talent and delivering a slick, efficient recruitment process.


You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, team-mates, and the broader HR team, while working to find great talent for Adaptive across the UK, US, Montreal and Spain.

You will achieve impact through your ability to develop a deep understanding of our business and teams to execute highly effective sourcing strategies.

In addition to day-to-day recruiting, you will also have the opportunity to play a role in driving continuous improvement to our processes and the candidate/manager experience, in addition to participating in our bi-annual industry salary/rate bench-marking activity.

This role will report to the Lead Recruitment Business Partner.

Who we are and what we're looking for:

We are Adaptive, a successful and growing software consultancy and we’re now looking for a talented in-house recruiter to join our team. Whilst the finer details of the role are as below, what we’re looking for is someone with solid technical recruiting experience, a focus on an excellent, efficient candidate experience, superb interpersonal skills, brilliant team work and a ‘roll your sleeves up and pitch in’ attitude.  We look for high quality developers, project managers, BA’s and UX staff to join our growing team. 

You will be part of a distributed recruitment team and will work collaboratively with your US and Europe-based recruiting team and partner with colleagues across our business to drive efficient, effective recruiting processes. 

You will have:

  • Experience of a wide range of recruitment strategies with the most appropriate and cost effective methods of advertising and recruiting;
  • Experience of technology recruitment, the market and a network of high calibre people within that market;
  • Decent knowledge of finance/software development (enough to get by in an introductory conversation at least) and an interest in learning more to build a great rapport with candidates;
  • Experience of the full candidate recruitment lifecycle and the confidence to make direct approaches to candidates;
  • Ability to properly engage with candidates and build warm, positive relationships based on trust and respect;
  • Ability to multitask, quickly assess business situations and prioritise accordingly;
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and not afraid of raising issues, suggesting improvements etc;
  • Knowledge of provincial employment laws regarding recruitment advertising, candidate interactions (storing notes on candidates, resumes etc.);
  • Experience of salary negotiations;
  • An authentic and honest approach, not a corporate drone;
  • Tact, discretion and experience of dealing with confidential data.

You will be:

  • Working collaboratively with your recruiting colleagues;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships internally; 
  • Writing job specs in collaboration with your technical colleagues and producing exciting and attention-grabbing ads;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with active and passive candidates;
  • Market mapping specific employers where we can find excellent candidates;
  • Creating innovative, effective candidate sourcing solutions, streamlining recruitment processes and constantly evaluating and iterating your approach;
  • Building and maintaining a pipeline of quality candidates;
  • Engaging with hiring managers to build the right interview process for each role;
  • Speaking with candidates to screen them and to sell the Adaptive opportunity;
  • Arranging phone and in-person/Zoom interviews and working with your recruitment colleagues to continually optimise this process;
  • Continuing our push for quality interview feedback data;
  • Tracking candidate progress through the process and ensuring a positive and timely candidate experience;
  • Driving consistency and fairness and advocating for your candidates;
  • Promoting our referral programme internally and prioritising all referrals;
  • Benchmarking salaries and offering guidance on appropriate compensation packages;


The opportunity to join a growing, successful software consultancy that is packed to the rafters with smart, collaborative and quality-driven professionals. Our culture is super collaborative, transparent and integrity-driven. We will offer you the opportunity to make a difference to the company, we will listen to your ideas and recommendations and where appropriate, work with you to implement those. You will develop your career as you take on increased responsibilities as our company continues to grow. No agency-style targets here (or bonuses, we will pay you a competitive salary to give you good, predictable income); whilst we want to hire fast, we want high quality people who are a wonderful addition to our culture.


Our benefits are designed with you in mind. We aim to provide benefits that are meaningful and useful to you and that reflect our culture. Many of the benefits below are available to our staff after a probationary period. 

  • 25 days holiday per annum

  • Life and income protection cover

  • Season ticket loan

  • Medical and dental cover

  • Subsidised gym membership

  • Cycle scheme

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Pension scheme


Don't worry, we won't put you through tens of interviews! We'll review your application and if it's aligned with what we're looking for, we'll arrange a phone call with you. If after that phone call, we're both happy to proceed, we'll invite you to speak with another colleague in the Recruiting/HR team. If that goes well, we'll invite you to our offices to meet with us for an interview (you'll meet a member of our Recruiting team, one of our Directors and our Chief Talent Officer). 

You can find out more about our company by visiting Search for us on Glassdoor to find out what our staff think about us.

Please note that this role is open to direct candidates only; strictly no agencies or third parties.We will not accept unauthorised submissions but if you choose to disregard this and the candidate looks good, who knows, we might contact them directly....


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