What would your recruitment career look like if you joined a business where all the things that don’t make sense are removed and have been replaced with the things you enjoy and value?

Be part of our ambition..

The next chapter in your recruitment career shouldn’t just be joining a business that would be hard to leave –it should be great to stay!

We love autonomy, flexibility, a leadership team who take the job seriously but not themselves, a rocking back office and a high performing peer group who do what they say they’re going to do.

We’re a trusted global brand that feels like a boutique, where we treat everyone as an adult and respect them as an individual. We share a genuine feeling of belonging and we’re proud of what we have created together.

We share a spirit of learning, of wanting to make progress in our lives and careers and we value that same healthy ambition in the people we work with. We offer first class infrastructure, provide the best available recruitment tools, and we are supported by a world class support team, all so you can do what you do best.

Our benefits package is just the beginning, so let’s have a discussion and see where it leads. You deserve to work somewhere you can be proud of!

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Culture is an inside job

For us that means everyone has a role to play in making our organisation a great place to come to work.

Our culture is centred around enabling each member of our team, regardless of role or years of experience, to achieve their full potential.

That doesn't have to mean big billings - perhaps a better measurement of success might be achieving a great balance between performance and lifestyle, which is the preference for many of our team.

To enable that requires removing obstacles, optimising technology, providing world class support and collaborating across divisions to delight our customers. We have created a sense of community, we make progress together in our careers and our lives and everyone is treated fairly and with respect. We work flexibly, remotely or however we need to so that we can perform to the best of our ability.

Everyone is recognised for their attitude and effort, not just those more measurable outcomes. Jointly they are the ingredients that lead to our vision of Building Better Futures for our clients, our candidates and our people.

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Our values encompass PRIDE:

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    We are passionate about who we are, what we do and the way we do it.

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    We think creatively, working smarter, faster and harder.

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    We are honest, respectful and straightforward.

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    Ambitious by nature, we are determined to excel and energetic in the way we apply ourselves.

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    Critical to our success, we strive to enhance the experience for clients, candidates and employees.

Ambition Benefits for Our People

We offer a range of benefits to our employees. Some of the highlights include:

  • High Performance Culture, Rewards to Match

    High Performance Culture, Rewards to Match

    We've worked hard to build a high performing culture where everyone plays their role to the best of their ability. The reward for high performance isn't just market leading salaries; we enjoy no deficit and commission up to 63% of billings.

  • Long Tenure, Plenty of Experience

    Long Tenure, Plenty of Experience

    When you're dealing with something as important as a person's career, experience matters. Our team average 10 years recruitment experience and more than 4 years with our business. We recognise that commitment with an additional day leave per year of service up to 25 days

  • ACTUALLY flexible...

    ACTUALLY flexible...

    Work is a thing you do not just a place you go to. We've proven that by providing the latest tech and treating people as adults enables our team to do their role in a way that fits in with their life and lifestyle, wherever they live. We embrace part time or remote work.

  • Recognition Programs

    Recognition Programs

    We recognise the contribution of every member of our team with weekly business reviews and monthly, quarterly and annual incentives. These include PB awards, our overseas DreamTeam trip for high achievers, and our monthly PRIDE breakfast for those who role model our values.

  • Career Development

    Career Development

    Every member of our team has a clear career progression pathway and bi-annual career development review, with roles from Associate Consultant to Director and both leadership and billing-only pathways.

  • Family Friendly

    Family Friendly

    ​We embrace part time and/or flexible work arrangements that suit your life and your family. We also have employee assistance programs for when life gets difficult, and you need some help.

  • Engagement Program

    Engagement Program

    We have a long term engagement program that focuses entirely on making our business a great place to work. Many places are hard to leave - we want it to be great to stay.

  • Working Abroad

    Working Abroad

    ​All employees can work in our international offices for a few days if they wish. We also enable transfers to our international offices on a long term basis.

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  • Julian Soames

    Julian Soames

    Associate Director

    ​What do I like about working at Ambition? It's the culture. Everyone likes and trusts each other and there's a real sense of enjoyment. The leaders are supportive and care about you on a human level and there's a real togetherness that I don't think that you get in many other places.

  • Yolande Maritz

    Yolande Maritz

    Senior Consultant

    The business genuinely cares about you as an individual and willing to invest and assist in all ways to contribute to your growth on a personal and professional level. You are given the autonomy to run your own business within the business. The staff tenure is great and there are no ego’s at Ambition. It’s a very fun and collaborative environment where everyone celebrates each other’s successes.

  • Chris Crolla

    Chris Crolla

    Client Engagement Director

    There are numerous reasons as to why I enjoy working at Ambition. Career opportunities - movement is actively encouraged from senior members of the organisation. I know that if I would one day like to return to the UK or try my hand in the Asian market, then I will be encouraged to do so. It is also encouraged to try new things within your current office, if I am performing well in a role but would like to try my hand at something else positions can be made for me. I enjoy an abundance of support from everyone within the organisation, I am also trusted to complete my work in my own time. There is no micromanagement and there is genuine flexibility around working hours. Mental health is also taken very seriously. The incentives are great as well; we have a great commission scheme with no deficits. We have competitions running through the year. As well as an annual event where, high performers go overseas to celebrate their success.

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Are you ready to take your ambition to new heights?

Because we are!

If you...

Have chosen recruitment as a career and you have several years of experience in agency recruitment.

Can build professional relationships, find work, and fill it.

Know what motivates you.

Are open to learning.

Take your professional brand seriously.

Have worked out how to be productive (including remotely) without the need for micromanagement and KPIs.

Want to work with a group of likeminded people who are genuinely excited about each other's success.

Then we want to hear from you!

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