All about Water Management and Resources Recruitment

Connecting skilled and experienced talent to opportunities in the Water Management and Resources sector, is what we do at Allen & York. As Environmental Recruitment specialists, we place candidates in our clients’ jobs within water management, water consultancy and water engineering.

It’s well documented that climate change, eroding coasts and unseasonal weather patterns are all contributing to rising rainfall and flood waters across the UK and the rest of the world. As a result, jobs across the whole Water sector, including flood risk management and hydrology, couldn't be more in demand for environmental management.

We’ve been recruiting in the Water sector since 1993 and we’re still working with many of the same multidisciplinary consultancies today to deliver placements for water jobs throughout the UK and globally. We also work with Water Utilities, Water Engineering specialists and Manufacturers within the Water industry to ensure the best talent is hired to ensure we all have access to clean water to mitigate environmental problems caused by extreme weather.

Whether we’re recruiting Water Engineers, Civil Engineers, Design Engineers, Structural Engineers or Scientists, Consultants or Project Managers, we know all of the Water and Environmental recruitment jobs we place make a difference to the green economy - and the future of our planet.

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Executive Search

We have a global network of senior managers and executives, all across the private, public and third sector, ready to deliver purposeful leadership.

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Whether perm, fixed-term or contract, our tried and tested recruitment process works. Experts in search, we deliver great candidates, quicker.

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PSL Partnering

Acting as an extension of your recruitment team, we'll deliver to agreed recruitment SLAs and work with you to achieve your recruitment goals.

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Response Handling

Whether you need support for a one-off role or on-going help, you can take advantage of A&Y Connect, flexible response handling when you need it.

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    Ecology Recruitment Manager , Global Multidisciplinary Consultancy

    ​​“We had a recruitment need in our Ecology Team and were struggling to find good candidates. The decision was taken to appoint one agency only and to give them free reign in the hope that this would provide more of an incentive. After some deliberation, we settled on Allen & York, due to our history of working together and an...

  • HR Manager

    HR Manager , DHL

    ​​“We had very specific competency requirement for our HSE Advisors which could not be met through local recruitment. Allen & York were provided with 5 'must have' and 5 'desirable' criteria and within 2 weeks provided CVs which were a perfect fit, and two candidates have now accepted roles.  The service provided met and exceeded expectations.”

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    Recruitment Specialist , RES Group

    ​​“We have been working with Allen & York for many years and have always been impressed by their professionalism, good customer service and their ability to supply us with strong candidates for ‘hard to fill’ roles”. 

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    Recruitment Team Lead , Siemens Energy Wind Power, Tidal & Energy Services

    ​"The Allen & York team have stood out in my view as one of the suppliers that acts as a partner to myself and my team. We can call upon them as needed, to deliver a quality service for us and to work with us in partnership to achieve goals. I appreciate their willingness to tailor their approach to suit our...

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