About Us

We start with the candidate. We have a network, which is second to none, of high-calibre individuals which, in turn, our clients benefit from. Shackleton Duke Limited is here to provide excellent, results-driven services to our customers – Candidates and Clients – and we aim to become a trusted and dedicated partner for the long term.” Marc Cunliffe – Shackleton Duke Ltd, Managing Director

Shackleton Duke Ltd was founded with a clear focus of delivering a superior and enhanced recruitment solution within defined sectors – we aim to become the first choice for Senior White Collar global recruitment solutions in EPC and Energy, Power and Utilities.

As a search and selection firm we offer:

    • Targeted confidential head hunting
    • Industry and market research
    • Advertised selection
    • Contingency recruitment

Shackleton Duke is a multi disciplined international recruitment business. We have structured the company into vertical markets offering specialist industries a specialist service. Through our vertical market divisions we offer a complete service to large and medium consultancies, contractors, operators, majors and manufacturers in the EPC, Design and Build and Energy, Power and Utilities sectors.

For all our clients we offer one point of contact – globally – who will co-ordinate and deliver our services through our strategically based branch network of recruiters and resources.

Using our internal market specialists who know the industry they recruit for means that our shortlists are correct first time, leaving you with a “healthy headache” as to which candidate suits the business best.

Our ability to identify high achievers across all commercial, technical, engineering, consultancy and managerial disciplines within the aforementioned markets means that whatever your requirements we can meet them quickly with a short list of high calibre, motivated achievers who can add immediate value to your business.

Our functional areas of expertise are:

    • Board Level Appointments and General Management
    • Senior Engineering Posts
    • Project Services Managers
    • Estimation Managers and Estimators
    • Project and Cost Controls Specialists
    • Project Management
    • Contract Administrators
    • Planners/Schedulers
    • Business Development Executives
    • QHSE and Risk Management Executives

Candidate Attraction and Selection

We understand how difficult it is in today’s competitive job market to not only find but attract and retain the strongest candidates for our client’s jobs. Therefore we use a number of different job marketing vehicles to make candidates aware of the roles we are recruiting.

Candidate Attraction tools:

    • Industry Publication Advertising
    • Online advertising
    • Executive Search (Head Hunting)
    • Direct Marketing
    • Social and Business networking websites
    • Consultant Network and Relationships
    • Event Sponsorship
    • Candidate Referral/Word of Mouth
    • Candidate Assessment
    • Face to Face

We work in partnership with our clients and want them to feel they have received value for money. Therefore it is important that every recruit is happy and the customer is happy. Therefore, wherever possible, we meet all our candidates (or conduct a SKYPE) prior to shortlist, interview them thoroughly and make sure they are interested in the role and meet the minimum requirements at the very least before we put them forward.

Executive Search and Selection

Shackleton Duke Ltd firmly believes that “people” are an organisation’s most valuable asset. As such we have developed a service offering that ensures the effective appointment and retention of carefully selected, high calibre individuals.

To view our numerous live vacancies with our clients in various locations around the world, please click on the banner below (opens new window)

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