We work in partnership with our clients, identifying the best talent for their organisations through traditional recruitment, search and candidate assessment services


Our success over the past decade is due to the capabilities of our team and our commitment to providing outstanding service. We invest in relationships, ensuring we understand each client's business proposition, goals, market positioning, culture and competition.

We adhere to a rigorous and efficient search and assessment process, ensuring a consistently high level of service. At each stage throughout a recruitment campaign, we maintain continual dialogue with the client, ensuring expectations are met and a successful transition through to the final selection and offer stages.


A tailored & targeted campaign with fixed timescales and deliverables. Working on a retained search basis, we take each role and client proposition to the most relevant individuals within the market.

Contingent Selection

We react quickly to our client's recruitment needs by combining our network of industry contacts with various media and internet channels to source candidates. This is supported by our database which has grown considerably over the past decade.

Contract / Interim

We deliver contract and interim staff against the non-permanent resource needs of our clients, covering both short and long term assignments.

Managed Service

Big Pond have a proven track record in delivering managed service / agency management staffing solutions. A dedicated team will act as a single point of contact and co-ordinate all recruitment onsite.

Our Search Process

  • We decide the most effective team to deliver on each assignment, based on the role, its scope & seniority, the business area and geography. BPS Group
  • We require an initial meeting to take a full brief on each position. As part of this process we will agree our benchmarking criteria that we will use to measure candidate suitability and fit. BPS Group
  • We specialise in head-hunting from European, US and Asia Pacific regions. In addition to direct head-hunt approaches, we utilise our established networks during the market and candidate mapping stage of the process. Our database is continually updated and reflects our collective cross-sector, global and senior-level network of contacts.BPS Group
  • Once research has been conducted and long-listed candidates identified and approached, our process will involve a detailed qualification process, evaluating candidates' skills and industry experience. We also conduct behavioural and psychometric testing when required. BPS Group
  • We assist throughout the interview process by supporting with provision of feedback to all candidates, construction and tabling of offers, assistance with offer negotiations.BPS Group
  • Finally, we follow up regularly with clients and candidates to ensure that the new appointment has been a success.

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