ambition Group

Our History

Ambition was founded in Australia in 1999 with a belief that whilst we didn’t want to reinvent the wheel, we did feel that there was a tremendous opportunity to carve a niche of our own in the recruitment market and build a special organisation.

We are an international recruitment business servicing specialist markets in key regions; Sydney, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, the UK, and the US.

We are experts in technology, banking and financial services, accounting and finance, marketing and supply chain recruitment and contracting.

Our Journey​

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Our Purpose & Values

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Our Purpose

Our purpose is ‘Building Better Futures’. For our client organisations, this means finding talent to enable business growth. For the professionals we help each and every day to look for their next career move, this means matching skills and interests with job opportunities to fulfil personal ambitions. And finally, for our Ambition people, this means providing the framework for a rewarding, fulfilling and enjoyable career.

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Our Values

Our values encompass PRIDE:

Passion: We are passionate about who we are, what we do and the way we do it.
Resourcefulness: We think creatively, working smarter, faster and harder.
Integrity: We are honest, respectful and straightforward.
Drive: Ambitious by nature, we are determined to excel and energetic in the way we apply ourselves.
Enjoyment: Critical to our success, we strive to enhance the experience for clients, candidates and employees.

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Our Brands

  • Ambition  logo with background


    Ambition is a leading global boutique recruitment business operating in a select number of specialist areas across Australia, the UK, the US and major cities in Asia.

    We access hard to find, high calibre professionals within a variety of sectors. We believe our size is a significant differentiator in the recruitment industry. We are big enough to undertake large scale projects for our clients yet retain the soul and personality of a smaller company. We are best known for our specialisation with in-depth knowledge, expertise, well-established networks and deep relationships in the areas in which we recruit.

    We work towards ‘building better futures’ for our clients, candidates and our community.

  • Watermark logo with background

    Watermark Search International

    Founded in 1979, Watermark is one of the longest established Australian executive search firms. Even though we are, above all else, an Australian based firm, we have an established track record in attracting and then securing, overseas candidates.

    Watermark has considerable expertise in senior executive appointments across a broad range of public and private sector organisations. Our firm has been built on a high quality, substantial body of work undertaken for publicly listed companies, private companies, professional services, state owned corporations, government agencies, departments and advisory boards. 

    We have dedicated specialist teams in Executive Search, Interim Executive, Board Appointments and Research and we pride ourselves on our Thought Leadership. 

  • AccountAbility logo with background


    Australia's accounting & payroll support recruitment specialists. Starting in 2004 with a team of two, we now have an established presence in Sydney and Melbourne.

    AccountAbility covers the following disciplines from officer right through to national management level. AccountAbility recruits for the following roles, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit, Collections, Payroll, and Bookkeeping. We also cover assistant accounting roles up to the part-qualified level.

  • AmbTech


    ​AmbTech provides Managed IT Services, Staff Augmentation, Project Delivery, and Technical Advisory to our clients, helping them to navigate uncertain times with ease. Our goal is to partner together with our clients to provide the technology expertise and resources they need to enable business growth, and succeed in this rapidly changing world.

    Our team provides a customised and personalised service that can guide you through the process to ensure that you secure the best possible solution to enable future business growth. We take pride in partnering together with you to help define your needs, provide insights on the current market and build a custom solution, just for you.