City of London: Supporting Specialist Recruitment for Niche Roles

City of London: Supporting Specialist Recruitment for Niche Roles

For several years, City of London Corporation have partnered with PeopleScout to support on a number of recruitment campaigns for hard-to-fill roles.


PeopleScout have worked as the City of London Corporation’s recruitment marketing media partner for over five years, and during that time, our sourcing team have supported a number of specialist recruitment projects. City of London have used our specialist solutions to find candidates for various unique and hard-to-fill positions, including:

  • Assistant Director – Animal Health and Welfare Service
  • Port Health Assistant Director
  • Port Health Manager
  • Security Manager – Smithfield Market
  • Head of Commissioning
  • Assistant Director – Cemetery and Crematorium
  • Technical Manager
  • Head of Operations – Central Criminal Court


Our solutions are sourcing-led, acting as an extension of the client’s own team and focusing on amplifying the client’s brand to make passive candidates aware of great opportunities. Our bespoke solution was based on the client’s needs and budget.

Over the years, our recruitment projects have included:


Advertising and marketing on LinkedIn with recruiter-led profile matching and messaging to raise awareness and encourage quality applications by signposting talent to your vacancy, advertised on your website. Applications are tracked and all engagement is recorded for an end-of-campaign report.

Search and Selection

Full end-to-end recruitment support including briefing call, sourcing, screening, candidate management, shortlist submission, interview scheduling and offer management. Vacancies are posted on the client site, alongside other media and candidate’s are directed into our ATS for our recruiters to manage. As part of this solution, the client receives regular work-in-progress reports as well as an end-of-campaign report.


Our partnership over the years with City of London has resulted in:

  • Consultative relationships built with hiring managers
  • High response rates from candidate outreach
  • Shortlists of a minimum of five qualified candidates presented for each campaign
  • Market insights compiled and presented back

At a Glance

  • COMPANY: City of London
  • INDUSTRY: Government & Public Sector
  • PEOPLESCOUT SOLUTIONS: Recruitment Process Outsourcing
  • ABOUT CITY OF LONDON: The City of London, also known as the Square Mile, is the financial district of London. As the governing body of the Square Mile, City of London provides a range of services, from policing to green space maintenance. They offer varied career opportunities to a diverse range of Londoners.