With 5.3 million people employed in the public sector it accounts for 16.5% of the entire working population. It's also a massively diverse sector that includes local authorities, NHS, housing associations, education, transport, social services, and defence to name just a few.

It's a sector that faces continuous funding challenges without a decrease in demand for quality services, adding pressure to senior executives to deliver more for less. We know that increasing efficiency whilst improving quality is high on the agenda of any public sector organisation, and using new technologies to help provide value adding solutions are vital.

We understand the importance of finding the best talent who can provide and implement a clear strategy, adopting new ways of working to deliver quality services with increased efficiency. We are experts at identifying market leading individuals from a diverse range of niche markets, who have not only the right skills set, but just as importantly, will also fit your culture.

Our experience in this sector has included the successful completion of a number of assignments including:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Head of Finance
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Head of Delivery

    Alison Ryan

    Alison has 15 years’ experience in the recruitment and headhunting market has enabled her to gain a thorough understanding of a vast range of market sectors as well as successfully delivering new business across all business sizes.


    Anna Caton

    Anna has 12 years’ experience in recruitment across various specialist, technical and executive level headhunting assignments. Her main areas of focus have been in the public sector and recruitment industries and includes managing headhunting assignments across major accounts and high value clients.

LATEST Public Sector Headhunters OPPORTUNITIES

Director of Housing North East Negotiable VIEW JOB
Director of Social Care East Midlands Negotiable VIEW JOB
Senior Surveyor North East £55,000 to £60,000 VIEW JOB
Head of Service Delivery London £60,000 to £70,000 VIEW JOB
Non-Executive Director South East Negotiable VIEW JOB



"I have no hesitation in recommending Elliot Marsh as an expert recruiter that identifies the best staff"

"It is very refreshing that we can rely on a specialist sector recruiter to identify the right people suitable to help our business grow."

"Having worked with Elliot Marsh for in excess of 5 years I have found them to be a consistent, highly committed, professional and motivated recruitment company."

"We were delighted with the whole process and we felt comfortable in the knowledge we were appointing from the very best available talent. We will certainly be using Elliot Marsh Ltd in the future."