City of London: Supporting Specialist Recruitment for Niche Roles

City of London: Supporting Specialist Recruitment for Niche Roles

Over the last eight years, City of London have partnered with PeopleScout to support on a number of recruitment campaigns for hard-to-fill roles.


PeopleScout have worked as the City of London Corporation’s media partner for the last eight years, and during that time, our sourcing team have supported them on a number of recruitment campaigns. City of London have used our specialist solutions to find candidates for various unique and hard-to-fill positions, including:

  • Assistant Director – Animal Health and Welfare Service
  • Port Health Assistant Director
  • Port Health Manager
  • Security Manager – Smithfield Market
  • Head of Commissioning
  • Assistant Director – Cemetery and Crematorium
  • Technical Manager
  • Head of Operations – Central Criminal Court


Our solutions are sourcing led, acting as an extension of the client’s own team, and focusing on amplifying the client’s brand to make passive candidates aware of great opportunities. We create bespoke solutions based on our client’s needs and budgets, and this is no different with City of London.

We have supported solutions such as:


Advertising and marketing on LinkedIn with recruiter-led profile matching and messaging to raise awareness and encourage quality applications by signposting talent to your vacancy, advertised on your website. Applications are tracked and all engagement is recorded. This is later used to produce an end-of-campaign report with application activity.

Search and Selection

Full end-to-end recruitment support including briefing call, sourcing, screening, candidate management, shortlist submission, interview scheduling and offer management. Vacancies can be posted on your site, alongside any other media and directed into our ATS for us to manage. As part of this solution, client receives work in process reports as well as end of campaign report.


Our partnership over the years with City of London has resulted in:

  • Consultative relationships built with hiring managers
  • High candidate outreach response rate
  • Shortlist of a minimum of five qualified candidates presented for each campaign
  • Market insights compiled and presented back


  • COMPANY: City of London
  • PEOPLESCOUT SOLUTIONS: Recruitment Process Outsourcing
  • About City of London: The City of London, also known as the Square Mile, is the financial district of London. As the governing body of the Square Mile, City of London provides a range of services, from policing to green space maintenance. They offer varied career opportunities to a diverse range of Londoners.