We understand the importance of knowing your business and want the best people to be working with you. We need to not only understand your specific skill requirements but we also need to be aware of your cultural requirements as well.
We work with major international organisations to new and fast emerging companies. Our experience in servicing these clients, our awareness of changing trends and our discreet service sets us apart from other recruitment providers.
Human Capital Solutions was established by individuals, whom, from their own experiences felt there was a niche for a specialist Built Environment recruiter to provide the in depth level of service of a retained head hunter to the full spectrum of a client’s organisation.
Be first to hear of our new jobs. Save your searches for exact matches.
Send us your CV and we'll help you plan your career move.
Get social on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Regular news and career updates.
Tell us more about yourself so we can help you find that perfect job.
We do things differently company providing key digital services.
Focused on helping our clients to build a successful business on web and mobile.
Mechanical (HVAC) Design Engineer - To £40K Package Job Security Ongoing Training & Development Job Satisfaction You'll be mentored by a Chartered Mechanical Director who like you, started off as an Engineer and work in a team of around 30 MEP Engineers. Their CIBSE Approved Training and Development program will ensure you develop your technical and commercial skills and that you can become a Chartered Engineer as quickly as possible. You'll enjoy working on complex and varied projects from concept to construction; and also learn about other disciplines (such as PH, BIM, Fire and Sustainability) which will ensure you develop a good overall understanding of Building Services, not just HVAC.You'll also enjoy working on diverse projects ranging from major new builds to complex refurbishment and upgrade projects as well. Benefits 25 days leave, 5% pension. Interest free season ticket loan or cycle to work cycle. Subsidised gym membership. Private healthcare. Generous individual training and development fund. Job security (they haven't furloughed anyone, made anyone redundant or reduced salaries in 2020)Interested? Please apply or call me on zero seven five nine five, zero seven one, three zero three.
Building Services Engineer - London to £55K Bonus Package.Are you looking to work with the UK's leading independent Building Services Consultancy? With one of the best levels of staff retention in the industry, this respected Building Services Consultancy offer a CIBSE Approved Training and Development program.As a recognised leader in employee engagement they have always considered their employees to be their greatest assets.You may already work in consultancy environment or be looking to make the transition from FM Contractor/Provider into Building Services Consultancy, into a secure role in which you will develop both your technical and commercial skills?Our client is delivering a prestigious Term Consultancy contract for a leading Property Consultancy/Managing Agent, they are tasked with managing all technical M&E aspects of their clients' portfolios and buildings.Joining an established team, the role would see you managing a portfolio of commercial buildings for a leading financial services company.The role would suit an ambitious individual who is currently undertaking some or all of the following duties in their current role.Contract ManagementAsset Condition and Lifecycle AssessmentsPlanned Maintenance Programme ReviewsStatutory Compliance AuditingAsset and Maintenance Strategy ReviewsLicense to AlterTDDProvide M&E Technical AdviceManagement of M&E Project Reviews and Delivery The role allow you to be client facing and become part the clients' team, offering you the opportunity to grow both your technical knowledge and your commercial acumen, whilst being supported in working towards a professional qualification, should you wish.With the full support of the M&E leadership team, this is a unique opportunity to take ownership of your own client base, developing an entrepreneurial approach to client's needs and gain a clear understanding of the commercial drivers behind property ownership and development.If you currently work for an FM Contractor/Provider please note that I have placed a large number of individuals with Contract Management/Compliance experience into Consultancy. These individuals have never looked back, have added significant commercial skills to their engineering knowledge and subsequently have set themselves apart from their peers.Please get in touch for more details.
Electrical Design Engineer - £35 to £45K Package Progression to SeniorAs a multiple winner of the prestigious "CIBSE Employer of the Year" and a registered "Good Employer" it's no surprise that this Building Services Consultancy has one of the best levels of staff retention in the industry. The majority of their employees in the London office have been with the business for over five years; and the average length of service as a company is seven years.You'll be mentored by both the Electrical Director and Electrical Associate with the view that within six months; you can be left to just get on with your own projects. This role has only been created due to a recent promotion, and they are now looking for an Electrical Design Engineer who is good with Revit skills who is ready to step up into their first Senior role within 12 - 24 months.Established over 25 years ago they remain privately owned and have expanded steadily and currently operate from 10 offices across the UK and Europe. They remain focussed on quality and only every take on projects that they can actually design and deliver well, that's why almost 90% of their work is secured via repeat business.Current ProjectsStage 3 design on a £30M infrastructure upgrade on a hospital.UPS upgrade on behalf of UCL.£75M new build hospital in the north of England.Stage 4 design on a cancer cell treatment facility.Benefits25 days leave an additional 8 days leave for bank holidays.Extra days leave (paid) to undertake volunteering of your choice5 hours a week, with the option of working from home up to three days a week4% pensionPayment of 1 x Professional MembershipOngoing CPDWeekly social and team building activities such as quiz nights, dinners and sporting activities.RequirementsDegree qualified and able to use Electrical OM or Amtech.Minimum of three years' experience in building services.Broad range of project experience; and experience in both concept and detailed design.Ideally some understanding of HTMs and HBNs and DfE requirements.If you're interested in this role, however don't have an up-to-date CV, that's OK. Please just call me on zero seven five nine five, zero seven one, three zero three or send me a private message on LinkedIn.Job #3103
Electrical Design Engineer To £50K PackageDoes your current employer offer up 53 days leave, the option of working from home 3 days a week, diverse and complex projects and quick career progression?For over 50 years, this 20,000 strong multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy have always considered their employees to be their greatest assets. That's why they offer up to 53 days leave, flexible working arrangements and promote their staff based on merit and ability.Unlike so many of the other large firms you won't be pigeon holed into having to specialise in just one sector. You'll get to work on commercial offices, labs, hotels, science and research facilities, data centres, hospitals and large-scale mixed-use developments across the UK and abroad.Their culture encourages true collaboration across disciplines and with all services inhouse such as Energy, Climate Change, High Performance Buildings, Asset Management, Sustainability and BIM, you'll also develop a better understanding of all elements of the built environment.Working closely with the Directors and Team Leaders, you'll attend meetings with clients and contractors and use your own knowledge, experience and initiative to design, plan and deliver projects.RequirementsDegree qualified.5 years' experience in a consultancy environment.Broad range of project experience, ideally from RIBA Stage 2 - 4.Able to work in the UK with no restrictions.Familiar with Revit, Amtech, Dialux (or Relux) and AutoCAD.Benefits Pension, life assurance, critical illness cover and private medical cover.Flexible start and finish times and the option of a 4 day week.Up to 53 days annual leave.Cycle to work scheme and subsidised gym membership.Onsite secure cycle storage facilities and showers.Annual discretionary bonus.Stunning modern office complete with a state to the art business lounge and rooftop terrace.Ref 3101
Sustainability / Building Physics Engineer - To £45KWhy stay in a role where you are pigeon holed doing just Building Physics or Sustainability or Life Cycle Assessments; when you can do all three? Reporting to the Director of Environmental Design you'll take a lead role for their sustainability consulting services from the feasibility, through design and finally during the construction phases.You'll undertake assessments for sustainable building certifications including BREEAM, Well or LEED and also carrying out Building Performance modelling and simulation using IES Virtual Environment.You'll work with clients and develop bespoke sustainability strategies to ensure their developments achieve planning requirements and their overall sustainability goals are achieved.Key TasksEarly-stage energy and daylighting analysis.Carrying out overheating analysis in line with BB101, CIBSE Guide A, TM52 and TM59 criteria.Producing heat loss / heat gain calculations.Carrying out energy assessments and LZC feasibility studies.Predicted energy assessments | CIBSE TM54.Predicting and measuring embodied and whole-life carbon in buildings.Monitoring the carbon through the design and construction stages and suggesting solutions to minimise or offset carbon.Advising clients on how to achieve the required credits to meet BREEAM UK New Construction (Non-domestic buildings) requirements.2728
Building Physics and Sustainability Engineer - £35 to £40K Working in true partnership with one of the London's most significant commercial property owners and investors, you'll assist them achieve a true, net zero carbon property portfolio.You'll use your expert IESVe or ApacheHVAC skills to model public spaces and landmark buildings such as commercial offices, hotels, mixed-use developments and high-rise residential towers.Rather than just designing for compliance, you'll design for greater performance and help create spaces that improve the health and well-being of those individuals who live or visit this wonderful and diverse city we call London.Supported by a hands-on Sustainability Director or Associate, you'll champion low and zero carbon strategies within the built environment whilst also developing new skills in LCA / LCC within existing buildings and also develop new skills in scripting or automation.You'll help address the energy performance gap as you promote design for performance and enjoy seeing your projects through from feasibility to post occupancy evaluations.Although this role will be mainly Building Physics, they are also happy to train and pay for you to complete your accreditation in BREEAM or Passivhaus. RequirementsMSc, MEng, BEng or BSc in a relevant field such as Architectural Engineering, Environmental Design and Engineering, Building Services or similar.Expert IES skills, ideally some knowledge of ApacheHVAC.Ideally some knowledge or experience with EnergyPlus, eQuest, Grasshopper, Ladybug, EDSL TAS, One Click LCA, Radiance MBS Waldram.Good all-round knowledge of NZC buildings, health and wellbeing in buildings, passive design, LETI, LCA and the Circular Economy.Aware of at least one of the following benchmarking tools; Well Building Standard, BREEAM, Fitwel, Nabers or LEED.This is a great opportunity to help drive real change when it comes to sustainability and policy within London, offering diverse projects, job security, ongoing training and quick progression.To Apply just click below or reach out to me via LinkedIn or email. You can also just phone me on zero seven five nine five, zero seven one, three zero three.
Principal Mechanical Design Engineer (Property Consultancy) - Salary & Car Allowance to £63K Significant bonus c.15% Pension & Medical Diverse TeamClient - SideLess PressureUnique CPD OpportunitiesAnnual BonusDo you want to take ownership of your own client portfolio with direct access to clients, working as part of the client's consultancy team and acting as the client's representative on M&E projects?A global Property Consultancy, with their own fully-functioning, in-house M&E Design Consultancy, delivering M&E projects from across all of their clients' wider buildings and estate portfolios. Offering an enjoyable career path, they have access to their own client base and do not have to competitively tender for work, as they manage all aspects of a client's property portfolio from buying, selling etc along with anything technical, including building surveying, PM, sustainability NZC & M&E including full detailed design (stages 0-7) and asset engineering the life cycle of a building. Ultimately Property Consultancies are able to charge their clients well for this umbrella of services and therefore work in a less pressurised environment and have the luxury of being able to recruit when they need to, pay well and reward well with significant bonuses.Alongside offering a technically challenging role, commercial development and excellent CPD and access to the clients thinking in terms of the drivers behind commercial property. You will develop both your technical knowledge, alongside your client facing and commercial skills, within a highly successful and secure working environment?You'll join an existing client-side team, where you'll work autonomously, with the full support of the M&E Director and the wider M&E team, who'll help you to work towards becoming Associate Director.There is a vast amount of high-value and prestigious projects to choose from, covering commercial, leisure, heritage, retail and industrial, involving modernising/retro-fitting buildings, decarbonisation of existing buildings and undertaking feasibility on exciting, new developments.Working closely with clients, you'll develop an entrepreneurial approach to your client's needs and gain a clear understanding of the commercial drivers behind property ownership and development.What you'll do:Carry out full detailed design.Project manage and supervise projects, co-ordinating with other engineering and real estate disciplines.Prepare specifications, reports, design drawings and budget costs to programme.Peer review and overseeing external consultant designs.TDD surveys/reporting and dilapidations.Client management.If you think this role could be for you, then please get in touch for an initial confidential conversation.
Senior Sustainability Consultant - London £50K plus packageAre you passionate about delivering sustainable buildings for the future? Are you content to work in the decarbonisation of just one building at a time or are you interested in having a bigger impact by working with major blue-chip clients to effect real change in sustainability across their large international portfolios of buildings?Then it is worth considering a career move into one of the world's leading and most respected Property Consultancies.Over the past 8 years, this Property Consultancy has developed its own internal Energy Infrastructure and Sustainability Consulting team to meet and deliver sustainable solutions to their clients, who are some of the largest owners and occupiers of real estate estates portfolios in the world.Effectively a client-side role that could represent a very sensible career move for numerous reasons. Working within a Property Consultancy would allow you to take ownership of your own client portfolio with direct access to the client, working as part of the client's consultancy team and acting as the client's representative on projects.By far the most attractive aspect of joining such a business is the scale and sheer volume of buildings you can affect from a sustainability perspective. Rather than just consulting, designing or modelling a single building, you'll get to have a huge influence on a client's portfolio of buildings which in some cases can be 100's of buildings for one client. Providing you with an opportunity to make a huge environmental impact across large portfolios of buildings, rather than one or two buildings at a time.We're looking for an experienced Senior level Sustainability Consultant to join this truly global business and work on these major client relationships supported by the Associates and Directors in the business. With direct access to clients, you'll not only be working with them to develop their ESG and NZC Corporate Sustainability Strategies, but you'll also be ensuring their sustainable requirements are implemented at building level and make a huge NZC impact across a large portfolio of buildings.Offering absolute career stability and with growth in mind, due to their success, this global Commercial Property Consultancy has a clear three-year plan to grow their M&E offering by 50% over the next three years, opening up a huge ongoing career opportunity for you.You will join an energetic, highly innovative, collaborative and rapidly expanding sustainability consultancy team. With strong client relationship and programme management skills, you will thrive in this client facing role, and will be able to demonstrate your experience in:Practical experience of reporting under the GHG protocol with working knowledge of at least one global reporting framework such as CDP, GRESB, PRI and EPRA/GRIKnowledge of, and ideally experience with, science-based carbon reduction targets and net zero pathwaysFamiliarity with TCFD recommendations and ideally understanding and experience of their implementationDemonstrable experience in the design and delivery of energy management programmes within the built environment including utility data management, target setting, energy analysis, legislative compliance and energy auditing Experience in routine reporting internally and externally for client stakeholders Clear and evident passion to drive sustainability within the built environment Strong client relationship and programme management skills Strong verbal, written and graphical communication skills Ability to thrive in a dynamic, team-focused environment Ability to identify areas for growth within existing client programmes Highly motivated and self-assured individual with drive for self-development Demonstrable experience of operating within the commercial property sectorDesirable Expertise:Familiarity with climate risk and scenario analysis tools Knowledge of building certification standards, EPCs, BREEAM (incl BIU/RFO) and LEED Experience of conducting advanced data analytics including energy modelling and life-cycle analysis (LCA) using programmes such as IES and/or One Click Practical experience of operating and utilising online data management platformsIf you're passionate about creating a sustainable future across real estate and this role interests you, then please contact me.
Sustainability Consultant - London - £30K to £40K Bonus Pension 12%Are you passionate about delivering sustainable buildings for the future? Are you content to work in the decarbonisation of just one building at a time or are you interested in having a bigger impact by working in a diverse team, effecting real change in sustainability across their large international portfolios of buildings?Then it is worth considering a career move into the Sustainability team one of the world's leading and most respected Property Consultancies.Over the past 8 years, this Property Consultancy has developed its own internal Energy Infrastructure and Sustainability Consulting team to meet and deliver sustainable solutions to their clients, who are some of the largest owners and occupiers of real estate estates portfolios in the world.Effectively a client-side role that could represent a very sensible career move for numerous reasons. Working within a Property Consultancy would allow you to take ownership of your own client portfolio with direct access to the client, working as part of the client's consultancy team and acting as the client's representative on projects. By far the most attractive aspect of joining such a business is the scale and sheer volume of buildings you can effect from a sustainability perspective. Rather than just consulting, designing or modelling a single building, you'll get to have a huge influence on a client's portfolio of buildings which in some cases can be 100's of buildings for one client. Providing you with an opportunity to make a huge environmental impact across large portfolios of buildings, rather than one or two buildings at a time. What you'll need:We're looking for a Sustainability Consultant to join this truly global business and work on these major client relationships, with the full support of the Associates and Directors in the business. A sustainability consultant who would be familiar with benchmarking assessments (e.g. BREEAM, LEED, WELL) and ideally would be willing learn to manage the programme of portfolio compliance for their clients.Candidates should have 1-3 years of experience who would be willing to learn through working closely with our senior consultants. You may bring with you some building physics background or energy management knowledge, but this is not a prerequisite.With direct access to clients, you'll not only be working with them to develop their ESG and NZC Corporate Sustainability Strategies, but you'll also be ensuring their sustainable requirements are implemented at building level, and make a huge NZC impact across a large portfolio of buildings.Offering absolute career stability and with growth in mind, due to their success, this global Commercial Property Consultancy has a clear plan to grow their M&E offering by 50% over the next three years, opening up a huge ongoing career opportunity for you.You will join an energetic, highly innovative, collaborative and rapidly expanding sustainability consultancy team. With strong client relationship and programme management skills, you will thrive in this client facing role.Over the last 10 years I have worked in partnership with the leading Commercial Property consultancies, developing hugely successful Sustainability, ESG & NZC teams. Such a move would set you apart from your peers by developing a unique and clear understanding of the sustainability drivers behind property ownership and development.If you're passionate about creating a sustainable future across real estate and this role interests you, then please contact me.
Mechanical (HVAC) Director - To £110K Package Equity Autonomy Looking for more autonomy, equity and the opportunity of being instrumental in the future direction of an established London based consultancy? Due to planned growth and succession planning, this sustainability led, MEP (Building Services) Consultancy are looking for a Mechanical (HVAC) Director for their London office. Ideally you will be an experienced Mechanical Director who is already generating at least £250K in fees and have an established network of contacts with developers, architects, end user clients and project managers. However, they are also happy to consider an Associate Director who is ready to progress their career and step up into your first dedicated, Director level role. Supported and backed by their two founding Partners; you'll have full autonomy to develop the Mechanical team and the London office. This will include developing the Associate, Principal and Senior level engineers and further developing existing relationships with signature architects. Having recently moved into a larger, state of the art office they are serious about growing and have ambitious plans to triple in size to 200 staff over the next five years. They already have a secure order book full of interesting projects including masterplans and regeneration schemes, universities, commercial offices, listed buildings, science and research buildings and healthcare projects. In London, they do have a stable and experienced team of around 25 Engineers and Technicians; and they have a further 40 staff located across the UK. In addition to having a clear route to equity within 24 months, they also offer flexible working hours, a comprehensive benefits package, and a relaxed, non-corporate working environment. Requirements - Degree qualified and preferably Chartered with CIBSE or the IMechE. - At least 10 years' experience in Building Services. - Good awareness of BIM, Sustainability and MEP overall. - Previous experience leading a team. - Previous experience assisting with fee bids and resource planning. - Demonstrated track record in winning work. - Good network of contacts in London. - Able to plan, manage and deliver projects from feasibility to construction. Please note this opportunity is with a well-established consultancy; and you would have a clear route to Partnership within five years.
"I have known Paul for over 25 years having initially spoken with him when I was looking to secure my first position within Building Services Engineering. Paul offered me a role which I accepted and has enabled me to develop a vast career within Building Services. We have continued to remain in contact and Paul has successfully recruited key staff for Cura Energy who have remained with me for over 10 years."
Carly Higglesden – Managing Director
“The talent sourced by Human Capital Solutions has added a significant commercial advantage to my business unit at Savills and has enabled us to start and scale a number of strategic revenue streams. Their passive head hunt approach, their understanding of our market, our organisation and their ability to match our very specific requirements to exceptional candidates, sets them apart from any other recruitment organisations I have dealt with.”
Jarrod Griffiths - Head of Engineering & Design Consultancy
"I have known Paul since the 1990's when he secured me employment at Michael J Lonsdale in 1994. We have remained in contact and Paul has continued to support our company by providing me with Mechanical and Electrical Estimators over the last twenty years. Paul has an excellent understanding of my requirements and I am confident that whoever he puts forward will meet my brief and our company ethos. I am confident that Paul will continue to supply me with quality staff in the future and look forward to continuing our successful association.”
Mark Heath – Group Director, Michael J Lonsdale Limited
"Human Capital Solutions have recruited over 70% of our Engineering Services business unit. In a challenging and competitive market the level of professionalism, honesty and the A grade talent presented has always impressed us. The individuals we have recruited have added a significant commercial advantage to our business unit. I have real confidence in Human Capital Solutions ability to represent CBRE"
Zahir Bocas – Senior Director, CBRE
"I spoke with Paul Bartlett at Human Capital Solutions when I was looking to appoint a Project Manager. Paul took a very detailed brief and delivered details on Michael Reilly who we met with and subsequently offered a position to. Paul has gained a very good understanding of Callisia, recognising our needs and always keeping me informed with capable and suitable individuals.
I contacted Paul again when we were looking to recruit another Project Manager, he presented a short list of extremely skilled individuals who we met with and another offer of employment was accepted. I am extremely happy to use Paul for any recruitment and confident that he can represent Callisia in our search for staff."
Mike Taverner – Managing Director, Callisia Limited
"Paul Bartlett at Human Capital Solutions has personally recruited for me for over 25 years. Staff range from M&E Project Engineers, Managers, Estimators and Quantity Surveyors. Paul understands what I need and has always presented quality individuals. I am extremely assured in Paul’s ability to represent Grant Walker Engineering moving forward."
Danny Leonard – Managing Director, Grant Walker Engineering
Richard has been a pleasure to work with during my time at Elementa. Relaxed, organised, knowledgeable about our industry and always at the end of the phone.
Rob Harris - Operations Director at Elementa Consulting
Richard, has provided an excellent opportunity for me to join the Austin Company. He has provided me with support and knowledge through the whole interview process. I look forward to his support in my new role when I require additional staff for the business.
Ben Buckinger CEng MCIBSE MSc BEng (Hons) - Director of Engineering at The Austin Company
MLM have worked with Richard and Human Capital Solutions for over eight years and have found him very easy to work with and very knowledgeable within the building services market. He has taken the time to understand our business and culture and has placed a number of individuals with us over the years.
Chris Neeves - Managing Director Building Services at MLM