Our Canterbury executive search, headhunting and recruitment service delivers C Suite, VP & Director talent to companies across Canterbury, Folkestone, Ashford, Dover & Kent.
Canterbury is world famous for its heritage sites and cultural scene which also has a growing reputation as a hotspot for innovative businesses.
Canterbury is home to 5000+ businesses. This number is on the rise and the Start-Up Cities Index named Canterbury as among the UK’s top 25 locations to start a business.
The area’s economy is currently worth £3 billion, with 60,000 people employed in the district.
Canterbury’s reputation for science, technology and innovation is growing, attracted by fast broadband, its strategic position between London and Europe, and an explosion of digitally focused companies.
Significant investment into commercial sites have led to 16,000 new homes being built to house an anticipated 17,000 new employees from jobs being created across a range of sectors.
A highly qualified working population is another district strength – nearly half of employees are educated to degree level or above. Up to 10,000 new graduates and postgraduates leave the city’s four universities every year and contribute substantially to the local economy.
Canterbury Christ Church University’s EDGE (Engineering, Design, Growth and Enterprise Hub) facility will support high-value employment, growth and investment in engineering and technology businesses. Set to be worth up to an estimated £11m a year to the Kent and Medway economy this engineering hub will aim to bring graduates with high level engineering and technology skills into the labour market.
Crown Products, ICOM UK, accountants Kreston Reeves, commercial developer George Wilson Holdings and software developer Bludel are some of the district’s successful employers.
Aruba’s executive headhunters partner with employers in and around Canterbury, Folkestone, Ashford, Dover & across Kent who are typically high growth Technology companies OR companies who, whilst maybe in a different sector, have technology at the core of their business/product/service.
If you are looking for exceptional talent for your business in and around Canterbury, then come and discuss your executive search and recruitment needs, by calling +44 203 637 8350 email firstname.lastname@example.org or book a Free 30-Minute Vacancy Intake Call and we can discuss how we can help you identify high impact leadership candidates.