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Become a Graduate Recruitment Consultant

Be at the leading-edge of human capital, join this global company where talent is highly-valued and innovation highly sought 

What you will be doing

GQR is an award winning, worldwide Banking & Finance, Energy & Engineering, Information Technology and Life Sciences specialist, search advisory and talent acquisition firm. This high-performing organisation is an amazing platform for driven graduates who want to be at the top of the industry globally.

Due to their international success, GQR have the infrastructure, procedures, training and management to create an environment where people want to work. 

On this graduate programme you will be taught by the top 1% of recruiters in the market, in order to revolutionise the procurement of human capital through high-quality recruiting, engaging marketing materials, upscale networking events and one-of-a-kind people intelligence.

With exceptional earning potential you can expect £45,000 - £70,000 in year one, £80,000+ in year two and £120,000+ in year three alongside a 30% - 50% commission structure. 

  • You will attract and engage new candidates
  • You will show an intellectual curiosity and develop your market knowledge
  • You will develop new business and nurture relationships with existing clients
  • You will carry out presentations to internal executives, external clients and key industry figures
  • You will execute client and talent acquisition strategies
    You will have a depth of knowledge in your selected niche specialism, making you one of the most influential and knowledgeable sector matter experts globally, with an end goal of market domination

What you will have

As ambassadors and trusted advisers to elite institutions and inspirational leaders, GQR operates with intelligence, diligence, tenacity and a relentless work ethic, equivalent characteristics are required from you. 

  • You have 2:1 degree or above OR over 2 years commercial sales or account management experience.
  • You are someone that thrives on meritocracy and an autonomous environment
  • You have ambition, drive and entrepreneurial flair
  • You are commercially aware with an exceptional work ethic 

Company benefits: success celebrations every Thursday, company holidays and flexible lunch hours  

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are GQR

We acquire high-end international talent across the globe, operating in London, Asia, the Americas and Australia.

Our Culture


Our Culture - What we do

We focus on the direct placement of senior candidates at the world’s top Hedge Funds, Private Equity firms, Investment Banks, Oil & Gas supermajors and the most promising start-ups.

Representing the next generation in Talent Acquisition, our methodology is the result of a designed evolution. We excel in the art and science of recruiting, blending classic search architecture with contemporary execution strategies.

We operate with intelligence, diligence, tenacity and a relentless work ethic. We are proud of our role as ambassadors and trusted advisors to elite institutions and aspirational leaders alike.

We offer an exceptional platform for you to become a highly successful, global Recruitment Consultant. With an industry leading training program and ongoing support, you will be on target to exceed £50,000 in your first year. 

There are plenty of opportunities to move to one of our international offices. We have sponsored 15 international relocations in the past 12 months to our Sydney, New York, LA and London offices.

Benefits at GQR


I started in London then in 2013 I moved over to our Los Angeles office... Really, the sky is the limit.

You are thrown in the deep end… However we are there to give you hands-on support and any assistance you may need.

Training at GQR


Our Graduates - Who we are

Kyle's Graduate Story


It’s a very ambitious and driven environment, but at the same time we like to have fun inside and outside the office.

Our Future - Where we're going

Why Graduates Are Key to Our Future


Adam Hunter, Head of Technology 

We stand out from the competition because of our expertise, which allows us to supply the best possible candidates to high-end clients across the globe. We do not seek to be all things to all people - simply the very best within our field.

The next 12 months will see GQR grow two-fold in size; to match this growth we are looking to bring on adventurous and ambitious people who want to work in some of the most lucrative and sustainable markets.

We offer excellent scope for long-term career progression, as well as paid relocation to one of our international offices, which currently include Los Angeles, New York and Sydney.

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