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Spencer Ogden’s highly experienced global Built Environment teams operate as specialists within all construction markets.

Operating across multiple disciplines within the construction sector, Spencer Ogden delivers tailored solutions to fulfil all your contract and permanent recruitment needs across the following sectors:
  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Facilities Management
  • Maintenance
  • Planning
  • Property & Surveying
We use our global reach and vast database of qualified and skill-searchable candidates to support urgent and full crew-hiring project requirements across all regions. Our centralised project team and full contractor care give our clients peace of mind. From immigration and visa issues to payroll, accommodation and mobile phones, it’s all covered by Spencer Ogden.


Worldwide, capital project and infrastructure spending is expected to total more than $9 trillion by 2025 with some forecasters quoting a staggering $15 trillion."

Emerging economies are beginning to outpace first world countries and are now looking to attract talent by migrating existing skilled workforces with attractive packages. However, in many developed regions, the levels of spend and investment are also at pre-2008 levels, with engineering and construction markets openly stating the inflation of wages to retain talent and the current widening skills gap becoming a major challenge.

As construction projects become more complex, project owners develop greater dependence upon attracting a qualified and capable workforce. It has been widely publicised that there is an evident skills gap in the built environment sector as owners and contractors find it challenging to draw in the right talent. Those with specialist, in-depth knowledge form a very small talent pool – it’s the pool we draw from exclusively for our clients. Our dedicated consultants cast the net wide to find the right people, taking a proactive approach to headhunting.


With the global financial crisis now in the distant past, the sector has returned to economic normalcy. Emerging countries with rising populations, new technologies, increasing economic growth and fast urbanisation continue to accelerate construction growth. Infrastructure incentives and favourable credit conditions have greatly improved, while funding has remained high to initiate more projects within the sector.

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Business Services Manager
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location Australia, Queensland, Brisbane CBD
  • Salary AU$110000 - AU$140000 per annum
  • Description Top 20 Mid-Tier Firm | Manage a diverse client portfolio | Opportunity to progress to Senior Manager & above! The Company Our client is a highly regarded, top 20 international mid-tier firm located
Architecture Coordinator
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Description Min 5 years working experience as coordinator in Architecture/Property Development firm\Knowledge in Autocad/Microsoft Project/Primavera Degree in Architecture/ Interior Design Open to local Malaysian
Inspection Engineer (EU/US/AU Educated)
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location United Arab Emirates, Dubai
  • Salary 25% Housing Allowance + Car
  • Description 1. Engineering Degree, preferably Mechanical 2. MUST HAVE Amusement Rides inspection experience! 3. 5+ years of work experience in Amusement Rides inspection! 4. Willing to relocate to Dubai * You
Structural Department and Concrete Testing Laborator-B
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location USA, New York
  • Salary US$150000.00 per annum
  • Description Director of the Structural Department and Concrete Testing Laboratory. This would be a very high management position with many responsibilities including project management, report review