What we offer

Careering Options is a niche agency that specialises in contract recruitment. We are adept and experienced at sourcing and matching skilled contractors to meet the needs of public sector employers and other organisations.

We have long and proven experience of working across Government and appreciate the complexities of today's business environments.  This enables us to listen to and interpret needs and think carefully about solutions.  We know our contractors well and understand that successful contracts depend on getting all aspects of the fit right.

Careering Options is an All of Government provider for Common Corporate Contract external recruitment services.

Our contracting pool

Our diverse pool of contractors can operate across a broad spectrum of work, from conceptual work to implementation, in such areas as:

  • Programme and Project Management to Project Co-ordination
  • Policy Analysis and Advice - Principal Advisors or Managers, Policy Analysts and Advisors to Ministerial Writers
  • Communications and Marketing including digital media to writers and editors
  • Strategy, Planning and Reporting
  • Change Management and Organisational Development
  • Business Case Development
  • Service Design and Delivery
  • Learning Development and Human Resources
  • Research and Evaluation

The way we work

We genuinely care about the quality of the match and use our experience and expertise to fully understand our contractors’ capabilities and match these to employers’ needs.

To do that, we will:

  • Listen carefully not only to what you need done, but what kinds of skills and experience are going to be needed for it to be done successfully
  • Get to know our contractors well to understand what they can do and what they need to work best
  • Where possible, give you choices, so you can select the person that best fits your needs
  • Stay in touch regularly during the contract, to ensure things are going well and to help smooth any difficulties
  • Only suggest people we know can do the job and suit you, and let you know early if we have no-one suitable.

Want to know more?

  • Want to know more about Careering Options? See the About Us section of this site.
  • If you have a specific need you would like to discuss, please feel free to contact us.

Our People

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