Construction & Engineering

The global Civil Engineering market as valued at over $7 trillion in 2021 and is expected to reach 12 trillion by 2028.

The Construction and Engineering market is going to continue to go from strength to strength, the ever-growing demand for an improved built environment makes it a very exciting time to support the vertical. We aim to provide our clients with more than just recruitment services, leading to long-term, lasting relationships.

Construction & Engineering

For us it is about creating long-term relationships.

In our experience the best processes and relationships are built on trust. Be that from a client or candidate perspective, our aim is to provide you with the best service possible from start to finish. We take time to understand your current situation, how it is impacting your life or business and then provide the most tailored solution to assist you moving forward.

Construction & Engineering

Knowledge, understanding and most importantly delivering.

Having an in-depth knowledge of the market, from current and pipelined projects through to new technologies and industry changes keeps us at the forefront of the market. We aim to provide our clients with more than just recruitment services, becoming more of a consultant than just a recruitment partner. Through our detailed process we strive to connect our clients with the top talent in the market. After all our job is to hire the right person for the right job.

Specialisms A-Z

When it comes to bespoke approach, allowing us to deliver finding the high-performers of tomorrow, theres no one-size-fits-all solution. We make every search personal, diverse and provide an individual unrivalled experience.

Direct Contact

One point of contact. It creates a smooth, success-driven process.

To deliver the best executive search solution, we work closely with the hiring manager to better understand the organisation and it's culture. Having one dedicated recruiter and one point of contact ensures a smooth process from start to finish.

Explore approach


360° talent mapping. Presenting the best candidates first time round.

We thoroughly map out a market and identify all possible matches for the specific position, as well as reciting notification when a new candidate becomes avaliable. Upon request, we can provide an overview of the market and movements within it.

Find an expert


Adopting a tailored approach to executive search.

Our team at Irving Knight view global executive search from an alternative perspective. Utilising a wealth of market knowledge and vast industry connections, we deliver an unrivalled experience for both clients and candidates alike. As a team of talented recruitment professionals, we trust that our deep understanding of the intricacies that each market entails takes us one step further.

Explore approach

Delivering the best results

Over 80% of our searches are conducted under the retained model allowing us to conduct a meticulous and comprehensive service.

Explore retained search


We've filled 96% of the roles that we have engaged with on an exclusive basis.


Our CV Sent to Interview ratio across all searches engaged on in the last 12 months.


94% of our clients say they would use our services again on another assignment.