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Do you need a leader that unites people and technology?

Whether you’re looking for a CIO, IT Director, CISO or IT leader. Crimson’s experienced search team are here to help you connect with some of the most talented technology leaders in the UK.

Our team operate at board level, in a discrete manner, with the upmost professionalism.

Our Practice Director, Iain McKeand, is an ex-IT leader with over 25 years IT recruitment experience across private, public and voluntary sectors.

Here are some examples of the roles we recruit for:

  • CIO
  • IT Director
  • CISO
  • CTO
  • Head of Digital Strategy
  • Head of Transformation
  • Head of Data
  • Head of IT

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How can Crimson help you find the right candidate?

  1. Our IT experts work with you to define the role and pinpoint what you need.

  2. We’ll advise you on rates and market availability.

  3. We qualify all candidates before introducing them to you.

  4. We will give you a shortlist of great candidates quickly, which can consist of a video profile.

  5. We’ll help you organise your interviews and help your candidates prepare.

  6. We will feedback to the candidates on your behalf.

  7.  Investigation, mediation; if things go wrong, we work with you to find a solution.

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Why Crimson?

  1. Our knowledge of IT exceeds that of a typical recruitment agency, as an IT consultancy and a Microsoft Gold Partner, we understand the challenges our customers face.

  2. We can connect to thousands of high-calibre candidates within minutes. Crimson has invested over £1M in Mercury xRM, a market-leading CRM system.

  3. We're a trusted member of the IT community, whether it's delivering workshops to CIO's or our annual IT Salary survey. We have an unparalleled network and formidable market knowledge.

  4. Our Net Promoter Score is sixty-seven, compared to the recruitment industry average of twenty-one.

What our clients say about us?

“Iain handled his assignments with a very high degree of diligence, and he was able to get an accurate fix on our requirements very quickly. His personable demeanour, his strong sense of professionalism and ultimately the results he delivered were highly consistent with what you would expect from someone operating at the very top of their game.”

- Gary Turner, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Xero.

“Christine is one of the most professional, dedicated, committed and hard-working people I have ever worked with. Her ability to manage conflicting priorities and achieve positive outcomes is exceptional. She also has excellent client relationship skills and the ability to motivate a team to achieve its objectives. Anyone lucky enough to work with Christine will appreciate what a valuable asset she is to any organisation.”

- John Whiting, Managing Director, Excellence in Leadership.

Benefit from world-class candidate care

We measure candidate satisfaction to understand how job seekers feel about their experience with Crimson, which demonstrates our commitment to delivering exceptional candidate care. Your candidates will benefit from timely communication and feedback, enhancing your employer brand.

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