We Believe in Quality Not Quantity

We are Consortia, an experienced and trusted recruitment agency specialising in sourcing both permanent and contract talent solutions for notoriously hard to source markets across User, Product and Insight. 

Our specialities include some of the most innovative and emerging disciplines within Digital, Data and Tech including; User Experience, Design, Business Intelligence, Product Management, Delivery, Development and Analytics.

With offices in both London and Bristol, we work with some of the most innovative brands on a national and international level to attract, source and deliver only the best talent the industry has to offer.


Our History

  • 2010

    Where it all Began

    Consortia start offering IT recruitment solutions across the UK, specialising in working with clients going through digital transformation.

  • Late 2010

    Team Growth

    Consortia take additional office space in a digital hub to allow for expansion and start offering Data and Business Intelligence recruitment in addition to traditional IT.

  • 2011

    First Overseas Placement

    Consortia supply NETRADA (now Arvato) in Hamburg with User Experience Consultants and .NET Developers to the United Nations in Belgium.

  • 2012

    Bristol Expansion

    Due to the successes of the business, the team moved to a new location to find a big enough home!

  • 2013

    Dedicated Contract Desk

    Consortia start a dedicated contract desk to focus on the growing demand for UX, UI, Development and Digital Transformation talent.

  • Early 2014

    Desk Strategy Redefined

    With Consortia seen as more than just an IT recruitment agency, the business re-evaluated their core focus and switched to focus on three core areas; User, Product and Insight. 

  • Late 2014

    Contract Team Growth

    With a good spread across the businesses core markets, Consortia passed fifty contractors inside two years of offering contract solutions as a dedicated team.

  • Late 2014

    £1 Million in Client Fees

    Thanks to a clear direction for the business around the three core markets, combined with a larger, specialised team, Consortia passed £1 million in client fees within the year.

  • 2015

    New Bristol Head Office

    Time for another move! The Bristol team move out of serviced offices into premises close to Bristol Temple Meads allowing for the business to triple in size and further develop the back office team.

  • 2016

    £5 Million Turnover

    Through organic growth and a sustained investment in technology and head count, Consortia pass £5 million turnover and look to place in the Times Fast Track 100.

  • 2017

    On-going Growth

    As experts in talent short markets, the business continues to grow from strength to strength solving niche staffing issues for the world’s most demanding businesses.


Testimonials

  • All of the candidates were hand picked, matched the pre-agreed specification and hit the ground running on day one. Consortia are professional and deliver the right candidates for the job.

    Senior Project Manager | Capita

  • I don't know where they find them, but EVERYONE that they've sent through has been TOP TALENT - doing this in the ever changing Dublin and London tech scenes is a challenging task.

    Product Design Manager | Paddy Power Betfair

  • Using Consortia took all the pain out of finding a Product Manager. From the first call they understood our needs and offered a variety of high quality candidates. We'll certainly be using them again.

    Head of Customer Experience | Simply Business

  • Consortia have made recruitment feel easy for Proteus in the UK. They have an excellent pool of talented designers and focus carefully on the fit between the people and the clients they represent.

    Head of Product Design Experience | Proteus UK

  • Unlike many agencies that swamp inboxes with every CV they have, you pre-selected, and this allowed me to interview only the best candidates.

    Project Manager | Merlin Entertainments

  • We had an immediate need for an Analyst to support a new project and we were able to fill the role within a matter of days. Consortia met with us, understood the brief and provided a suitable range of contract options. The successful applicant is already delivering great support to the business in this project.

    Director of Insight & Analytics | HomeServe

  • Xamarin is an emerging technology so expert developers are thin on the ground - Consortia swiftly provided a shortlist of two candidates and from that we made a successful appointment, I would highly recommend Consortia. They have a unique network of candidates and always seem prepared to go the extra mile.

    CTO | Marex Spectron

  • I have worked with Consortia on a large Government programme and can attest to the incredible level of professionalism and care they give to their consultants. Working with them was a pleasure and I would recommend them to anyone.

    Business Analyst | The Insolvency Service

  • Consortia responded quickly to our requirements and produced a shortlist of excellent candidates within just a few days.

    Director | Bose

  • Every CV Consortia represented was a real contender. They displayed a strong knowledge of QlikView and candidate market as a whole.

    Business Intelligence & Reporting Manager | Bupa

  • Xamarin is an emerging technology so expert developers are thin on the ground. Consortia swiftly provided a shortlist of two candidates and from that we made a successful appointment. 

    CTO | Marex Spectron

  • The quality of the candidates and consolation was really high and the discussion following interviews was very insightful. Consortia really delivered in providing us with a top notch candidate exactly right for the role. 

    Managing Director | HomeServe Labs

  • Consortia met with us, understood the brief and provided a suitable range of contract options. The successful applicant is already delivering great support to the business in this project.

    Director of Insight and Analytics | HomeServe

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