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  • Why Sunderland is the best move for your recruitment career

    Our Sunderland recruitment team are in the heart of the industrial city, partnering with our clients every day to find them the best talent to drive their businesses forward and achieve their strategic growth plans.

    There’s a lot to be excited about in Sunderland too, with a wide range of projects planned to transform the city. So if you’re looking for a new recruitment challenge, then joining NRL’s Sunderland team may be exactly what you’re looking for.

    Branch Director Gillian Gomersall and Branch Manager Emma Lowden are currently welcoming interest from permanent Recruitment Consultants to join their successful team. With the team recognised at the one of the best places to work in the North East in the Journal’s 2018 listing, you can be sure to receive a very warm welcome.


    We take a look at why Sunderland – and the Sunderland team – is a great place to develop your career.

    So much opportunity for local growth

    Sunderland has some ambitious plans that will provide fantastic employment opportunities for the local community.

    Our smart city will drive initiatives to provide more business, housing and cultural opportunities.

    Riverside Sunderland will transform the banks of the River Wear with commercial, leisure, public sector and residential developments.

    Across the North East exciting projects such as the Dogger Bank offshore wind project will also help define the region’s renewable energy expertise.

    Whilst One Voice, a joint construction strategy from Constructing Excellence in the North East, CAN Construction and CIC North East, brings together key players from across the region to drive sector growth.

    So much opportunity for personal growth

    By joining our Sunderland team you’ll find opportunities to personally grow from day one. That’s because everyone’s opinion is valued and listened to. Once you’ve been supported with an initial induction programme, you’ll also find ample opportunity to develop and improve your skills – including our tailor made training programme, and various opportunities to represent NRL out in the region in front of our clients and important stakeholders.

    The team are active members of Constructing Excellence in the North East and the National Association of Women in Construction, so you’ll have the opportunity to grow your network and set yourself up to ensure success.

    Don’t just take our word for it…

    We know that joining our Sunderland team would be a great opportunity for any permanent consultant with experience in the built environment, civil engineering or energy sectors, but to demonstrate this we’ll let our clients tell you about the team.

    It’s refreshing to work with a supplier who really listens to our business needs and responds accordingly, providing valued support to fulfil our recruitment requirements.”

    Emtec Group

    We engaged the services of NRL to assist with our recruitment needs and found the level of service to be excellent and first rate.”

    AMH Workspace

    Having used them to source staff, I had a positive experience finding they work with transparency and speed, with a sound understanding of the market and the people within it.”

    Wates Construction North East

    NRL provided an excellent service and did their utmost to make the recruitment process as seamless as possible.”

    SES Engineering Services


    Interested in joining the team?

    To arrange a confidential chat contact Emma Lowden at [email protected]