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ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd

4.7 (2469 reviews)

87% highly recommend ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd recruiters


Company Overview

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Headquarters: Portsmouth, Hampshire



Astute is the UK’s expert technical recruiter in the Power, Nuclear, Renewables, Waste and Water sectors. Specialising in the provision of professional technical staff across the UK into a range of businesses from small, start-up organisations to some of the country’s largest companies, this dynamic agency supports the full project life cycle of technical assets.

Managing Director Terry Buckel founded Astute in 2006. As an ex-power generation engineer, he wanted to build a technical recruitment business that separated itself from its competitors by offering a superior level of technical qualification and industry knowledge allowing them to more accurately match the right candidates to the right opportunities.

Recent Reviews

Gemma S. | Electrical Maintenance Technician 4.8

Gemma recommends Kyle to others  
2 months ago

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Steffan H. | Assistant Buyer/Materials Administrator 5.0

Steffan recommends Megan to others  
2 months ago

Megan has provided me with all the information I need to go ahead if I am offered an interview. Megan was great help & would highly recommend. Definitely a great individual to have working for your company.

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Jill F. | Project Planner / Project Manager 5.0

Jill recommends Tim to others  
2 months ago

Tim was great to work with from start to finish. He put in the time to discuss the role I had applied for in detail to make sure it was right for me and even went through some interview prep which was really helpful. Tim put my mind at ease before the interview and gave feedback resulting in a job offer. I would highly recommend Tim to any of my friends and colleagues.

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Stephen B. | Sub Contracts Manager 4.8

Stephen recommends Greg to others  
2 months ago

I made contact with Greg and he he quickly identified potentially suitable opportunities for me. Throughout the process, he kept in contact either verbally or via e mail, culminating with the arrangement of an interview. Very professional with a friendly approach.

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Joshua W. | Undergraduate Mechanical Engineer 5.0

Joshua recommends Kyle to others  
1 month ago

Kyle went above and beyond my expectation and helped me secure the perfect job. He initially contacted me, after finding my CV online, with an amazing work opportunity that matched exactly what I was after. After a conversation about my experience and requirements he provided me with more potential opportunities, which were even more suitable. Shortly after, an invitation to interview was received, Kyle assisted in the preparation for that. Not long later an offer was made and accepted. Kyle is a very experienced recruiter and I highly recommend him to anyone looking within the energy sector.

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Billy T. | Shift Leader 5.0

Billy recommends Dan to others  
1 month ago

Dan was very helpful giving 100% in trying to secure a position for me, unfortunately I had no luck this time. Dan was most importantly very honest throughout the process from start to finish and i guess like me most candidates just want to hear the truth even if it is bad news. Dan has this quality. I have no doubt that Dan will be securing me a position at some point in the future using his talents. Thank you Dan for everything you have done.

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Luke B. | Technical Specialist 4.8

Luke recommends Dan to others  
2 months ago

Dan was a pleasure to work with. He was knowledgeable about the industry my expertise sat within, and had a proven track record of placing candidates in suitable job roles. Dans communication was excellent, keeping my informed through every step of the recruitment process. I particularly appreciated the advice Dan offered and the genuine interest Dan showed in developing my career. This was reassuring as the job required relocation so was good to have Dan ensure the process ran smoothly. Would highly recommend Dan for all recruitment needs. Many thanks Luke

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Michael O. | No job title 5.0

Michael recommends Richard to others  
9 hours ago

The knowledge of the industry and the manner in which he offered guidance are exemplary.

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Cristina R. | PMO Project Support Officer 5.0

Cristina recommends Megan to others  
2 days ago

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David G. | Project health and Safety Manager 4.6

David recommends Megan to others  
2 days ago

This was my first contact with Megan and she was very helpful with a good knowledge of the job vacancy requirements.

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Jason B. | Royal Air Force Aircraft Mechanical Supervisor, Eurofighter Typhoon 5.0

Jason recommends Steve to others  
6 hours ago

Extremely dedicated and polite, he has been very upfront and honest and seems to be doing all he can to help me in applying for a vacancy.

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David S. | Project Engineer 4.0

4 days ago

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Barbara J. | Graduate Process Engineer 4.6

Barbara recommends Tim to others  
1 day ago

Tim was present and helpful in the whole process which I have never had from another recruiter before.

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Simon recommends Tim to others  
13 hours ago

It was the first time I spoke with Tim last week regarding a role in which he specialises in the industry and that I specialise in the software they use. His communication is excellent and is very knowledgeable and helpful to what the role was and how I could fit it.

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Nigel M. | Temporary SHEQ Manager 5.0

Nigel recommends Dan to others  
4 days ago

I think that Dan was very proffessional in his approach and very helpful in his approach towards my needs. His telephone manner was excellent.

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Paul B. | Project Manager 3.8

Paul recommends Ben to others  
2 days ago

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Ian R. | Portfolio/Programme Manager - Infrastructure 5.0

Ian recommends Ben to others  
5 days ago

Ben approached me regarding a role in the Nuclear sector. He was both knowledgeable and understanding of my circumstances whilst conducted himself in a courteous and engaging manner

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Industries Served

  • construction
  • Waste
  • Defence
  • manufacturing
  • Water
  • Renewable Energy
  • Nuclear
  • Power



4000 Lakeside, Western Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3FP
United Kingdom