Robert Walters wins International Recruitment Company of the Year

Robert Walters wins International Recruitment Company

For the second year running, Robert Walters has been named ‘International Recruitment Company of the Year’ by Recruitment International.

The ‘International Recruitment Company of the Year’ category was noted to be one of the most keenly contested of the night, with contenders judged on various factors including commercial success, international scale, service offering and customer focus.

The award was won by Robert Walters thanks to its well established international strategy that has underpinned growth since it’s first office opened in London in 1985. Robert Walters now operates in over 28 countries, with 71% of its net fee income derived from its non- UK businesses. 

Robert Walters, Managing Director ANZ, James Nicholson said the award was testament to the no-borders policy that enables the sharing of intellectual property between Robert Walters consultants across all regions.

“Over the past year, our business has progressed rapidly. This has been achieved through collaboration across offices and the skills of our workforce. 

In the past 12 months, we’ve continued to welcome overseas talent to the Robert Walters team in Australia and New Zealand, with 12 new starters joining the region from other international Robert Walters offices. 

“We have also attracted overseas talent to come and work for our clients in Australia and New Zealand, through our database of international candidates and our established International Candidate Management (ICM) program. This injection of international skills and experience is invaluable for clients in a local market gripped by skills shortages in technology,” said Mr Nicholson.

This global presence, local strength and international network, bolstered by our International Career Management (ICM) programme give us a distinct market advantage said Mr Nicholson.

Recognising change in the technology market, and how it impacts clients was another focus that resulted in a targeted marketing strategy that through the examination of local market trends provided an opportunity to share learnings with our consultants and clients.

The Recruitment International awards is an annual event that recognises excellence in recruitment. A panel of independent recruitment experts judged Robert Walters as International Recruitment Company based on its size, performance and the sector and specialist characteristics that are unique to Robert Walters.


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About Robert Walters

Robert Walters is one of the world’s leading global recruitment consultancies, specialising in the placement of permanent, contract and temporary positions across all levels of seniority. Our teams of professional consultants are renowned for their professionalism, integrity and exceptional recruitment consultancy. Robert Walters has two offices in New Zealand, one in Auckland and the second in Wellington.