James Smith


Prior to establishing Vertical Recruitment, James enjoyed a successful recruitment career, moving through the ranks into senior management roles. He specialises in Consulting Engineering and has built up a large network of clients and contacts in the sector. He continues to be active in the recruitment of senior engineering and building services vacancies whilst also developing Vertical Recruitment’s services to wider industries and overseeing business operations. He is passionate about delivering the highest level of service and credits Vertical’s excellent reputation with the team’s ability to look at vacancies from both the client and candidate perspective.

He believes that the success of the business relies on its people and invests heavily in his team. He enjoys supporting them through Vertical’s in-house training programme and working with them to help them achieve their career goals. James also enjoys a little healthy competition with the team and enjoys taking part in company social and sports events.