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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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Quality Assurance (QA) Supervisor
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location England, Lincolnshire
  • Salary Up to £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Description Quality Assurance (QA) Supervisor £28,000 + Excellent Benefits Lincolnshire Monday - Friday (12-hour shifts) My client is a rapidly growing food manufacturer in Lincolnshire
Electrical Estimator-B
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location USA, New York
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Description Electrical Estimator Job summary Provide and/or coordinate estimating services on multiple projects in varying market sectors and contract types. An Estimator shall have a basic understanding of
Purchasing and Ingredient Manager
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location England, West Yorkshire
  • Salary Up to £50000.00 per annum
  • Description Purchasing and Ingredient Manager - West Yorkshire - Permanent The Client We have a great opportunity for a Purchasing and Ingredient Manager to join and large very well know FMCG (food) Company
Facades Designer
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location USA, New York
  • Salary US$80000 - US$81000 per annum
  • Description Our facades team in New York have proven time and time again their work is more than just aesthetics. We are a passionate team of creatives, dedicated to ensuring our designs are sustainable