Defence & Government

Here at Holt Executive, we understand the need to secure the very best professionals across the full breadth of the Government and Defence sector, from engineering, systems and software to procurement, design and management – in the UK as well as Internationally.

Working in partnership with our clients, we listen and collaborate closely on every project to ensure we know the ins and outs of their recruitment requirements to secure a seamless service. Led by strict industry standards and the unwavering dedication to quality, we then offer a bespoke service ensuring we match the right skill set and experience with the values and motivations to provide a compatible cultural fit.

Our specialist team understands the importance of the various security clearance levels our client base requires. And have built a strong reputation for finding the talent and filling those vacancies, many with individuals who already possess the required clearance and thus saving significant time in the recruitment process.

The Holt Executive Government and Defence division can supply a unique level of expertise in contract and permanent recruitment covering multiple disciplines including; Land, Sea and Air.

Roles we typically recruit for include:

Professional Services

  • Commercial, Contracts and Bid Management
  • Sales, Business Development and Account Management
  • Product / Technical Marketing
  • Trade Compliance / Regulatory Compliance,
  • Procurement and supply chain

Technical Roles Include

  • Field Service / Customer Support Engineering
  • Project / Programme Management
  • Manufacturing and Production
  • Quality

 

  • L3 Commercial Aviation

    Commercial Manager

    “Holt Executive was both friendly and professional throughout the whole recruitment process and always went the extra mile to ensure any job specifications sent across were a good fit for my requirements. A big thank you to Daniel and the team for helping me find the next step in my career.”

  • Panasonic Avionics Corporation

    Senior Customer Support Engineer

    “Holt Executive was very proactive with my job search and has a wealth of industry knowledge which ultimately helped me to find an exciting new challenge. Holt Executives engagement from initial contact to finalizing my new role was exceptional and I would have no hesitation in recommending Holt to anyone looking to further their career.”

  • Telesat

    Senior Government Leo Space Systems Engineer

    “The team at Holt Executive Recruitment is very dedicated and direct. They have gone out of their way on several occasions no matter the time zone difference. They work hard to make sure you’re comfortable and successful in any situation. I greatly appreciate their dedication, attention to detail, and other efforts to put me in the best position for success.”

  • Leonardo

    Commercial Director

    “As a contractor that has been placed by Holt Executive, I cannot recommend their services highly enough. The team took the time to understand my skills and experience and what I was looking for from a contract position and listened to my requirements as an individual. Their communication throughout the placement process was exceptional and they continue to take the time to check in on me with regular 'how's it going’ chats. As a fairly seasoned contractor, I have interacted with many agencies and recruiters and Holt Executive is right up there with the best of them.”

  • L3Harris

    Head of Marketing Airline Academy

    “Holt Executive was great throughout the recruitment process. From explaining the opportunity (in detail) during our initial call, throughout the various interview stages and after successfully being offered the job, they were incredibly supportive. Their insights and advice were invaluable at every step of the recruitment journey. I felt the team genuinely cared about me and my career and I’d have no hesitation in recommending the businesses services.”

  • Inmarsat

    Solutions Architect

    "Holt Executive is, no doubt, the most experienced recruiters I have ever met. With their industry knowledge and connections, they found me a role I love with an awesome company. They are very friendly, helpful and guided me through the whole recruitment process, always kept me informed. Thank you so much and I wish you all the success and be able to help many others like me."

  • SIRM

    Regional Sales Manager

    “Looking for work in a different country than you live in is not easy. Holt Executive found me, and from day one pushed and found me the greatest job. They were on top of everything at all times, from finding me the job right through the interview process, always chasing and checking during the process. If you ever need someone to find and look after you while job hunting. Holt Executive in my opinion is the only business to approach.”

  • Indirect

    Senior Procurement Manager

    “I had the pleasure of working with Holt Executive when I was looking for a new team member. They have a very good understanding of the market and was able to find the right calibre of individual, within tight timescales. Our business demands specialist individuals, often at short notice and working with recruiters like Holt Executive who understand our business and areas of specialism is key. They clearly understood our requirement and was able to provide me with the right candidate who is now a key member of my UK team. I highly recommend utilising the expertise of the team at Holt Executive to assist with your recruitment.”