VHR Global Technical Recruitment
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International Technical Recruitment

VHR is an international technical recruitment company providing solutions to the Aerospace & Aviation, F1 & Automotive Engineering, Engineering & Manufacturing, Civils & Infrastructure, Defence & Security, Renewables & Energy, Technology and Marine industries in 56 countries around the world. Created in 2003 by technical engineers and experienced recruiters, VHR was created to deliver a partnership approach with ethics and collaboration at the heart of business.

VHR finds talent needed around the world when unavailable domestically. We source, recruit and onboard high quality contract and permanent workers to short time scales, high volumes and specific requirements. We are passionate about the industries where we operate, the career-enhancing support we provide and the people with whom we work.

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VHR is focused on one mission – to be a recruitment company that finds the best solution for you.

Danny Brooks - VHR's CEO

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What makes us different?

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Industry Specialists

Created in 2003 by former technical engineers and experienced recruitment consultants, VHR delivers a partner-orientated and consultative approach to technical recruitment. Our team is led by former industry practitioners, including a world champion sailor and British Airways Engineer. VHR’s industry experts truly understand the markets we work within and the needs of businesses and candidates.

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Doing Recruitment Right

VHR’s legally compliant recruitment solutions provide vital skills that businesses could not otherwise access, and provide migrant workers with ethical services, fair pay and rewarding careers. VHR finds the talent needed around the world when not available domestically. We incorporate, register, work towards compliance and obtain labour licenses to provide high quality contract and permanent workers around the world. VHR scours the globe to find skilled talent and deliver ethical solutions.

 

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Ethical Practices

In addition to providing the best client services, VHR strives to improve the working lives of our contractors. We are prominent supporters of ethical recruitment. Our services are built on the Dhaka Principles to provide all candidates with high quality accommodation, protection from modern slavery and mistreatment, and working relationships built on communication and respect.

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Award-Winning Recruitment

VHR received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade, were named Best Contractor Recruitment Company of the Year by REC and won 15 industry awards in 2018. By 2020 we had won over 45 industry awards. 

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Empowering Business Expansion

Incorporated in the UAE as an On-Demand Labour Supply company, VHR can provide unlimited residence visa sponsorship for permanent and contract workers. Staffing licenses for a variety of countries enable us to quickly recruit skilled talent from anywhere in the world.

 

We've come a long way.

  • 35

  • Employees

  • located between our multiple international offices.
  • 8

    Offices

  • covering the world, allowing us to help you wherever you may be.
  • 52

  • Countries

  • that VHR has placed candidates within for a range of roles.
  • 15

  • Languages

  • spoken by our amazing team, ensuring we can help with any query.
2003
BREAKING GROUND

Established in 2003, VHR was born with the aim of driving the success of the global Aerospace and Aviation industry by sourcing high quality technical teams.

2006
UAE EXPANSION

International from inception, 2006 saw VHR’s first client in the Middle East, £5Million total turnover and 100 contractors on assignment. VHR have grown to over 30 Middle Eastern clients in 2020.

2007
STILL GROWING

VHR’s team grew to five employees and the business turned over £5Million.

2008
UK EXPANSION

Building on our global success across Aerospace & Aviation, VHR expanded into the F1 & Automotive industry and opened our Manchester office. We now provide recruitment services for leading Formula One and Automotive businesses around the world.

2012
ABU DHABI

VHR opened our Abu Dhabi office and expanded our London HQ to accommodate our growing team. We placed 300 contractors on assignment.

2015
RIDING THE WAVE

VHR established a Marine division focusing on performance yachts, superyachts and commercial vessels, which has since won multiple international clients across Europe.

2016
CENTURION

VHR placed 1,000 contractors on assignment in 26 countries. We incorporated into the Czech Republic and the UAE as an LLC to better serve our global clients.

2017
RECRUITMENT RECOGNITION

VHR delivered over 1,300 placements and employed a total of 70 VHR staff across four global offices. VHR were named a top 200 UK Recruitment Company by Recruitment International.

2018
ROYAL RECOGNITION

VHR received the Queen’s Award for International Trade and launched the VHR Academy: a unique training programme to transform inexperienced individuals into successful recruiters.

2019
EUROPEAN EXPANSION

VHR received 20 industry Awards and opened three new global offices in Dublin (Ireland), Leipzig (Germany) and Nicosia (Cyprus).

2020
UNPARALLELED GROWTH

VHR’s team grew to 100 employees across 9 global offices pre COVID-19, and we achieved a revenue of £36Million. Our Medium Term Aims include a £70Million turnover, 150 staff and 2,000 contractors on assignment around the world.

Our Values 

Honesty
Trust
Teamwork
Integrity
Commitment
Quality

Find Out More About Us

Award-Winning Recruitment

View our collection of prestigious awards and accomplishments for success and innovation as a business.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Meet our leadership team and read testimonials from both clients and candidates regarding our experts.

Our Global International Offices

As a global organisation, VHR have offices in 9 countries, view them here and find our contact details to get in touch.

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