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ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd / Headquarters, Hampshire

4.71 (2080 reviews)

88% 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  
1 month ago

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Jill F. | Project Planner / Project Manager 5.0

Jill recommends Tim to others  
1 month 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  
1 month 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  
2 weeks 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  
2 weeks 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  
1 month 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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Hamza R. | No job title 4.0

Hamza recommends Gemma to others  
1 day ago


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Paul D. | Group SHEQ Manager, Owens Road Services 5.0

Paul recommends Greg to others  
1 day ago

Greg is a well informed friendly guy who is always available when you need him. . He has a friendly appealing nature but is very professional with it. I would highly recommend Greg to anyone I thought would be an asset to him.

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Colin C. | Senior Electrical Engineer 5.0

Colin recommends Ben to others  
2 days ago

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Marcella P. | Quantity Surveyor 4.8

Marcella recommends Greg to others  
2 days ago

Greg was responsive and quickly matched my profile with an job opportunity.

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London B. | Quantity Surveyor 4.6

London recommends Greg to others  
2 days ago

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Chris C. | No job title 4.4

2 days ago

Always responsive and sorted things out.

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ANTHONY R. | Interim Finance Manager 5.0

ANTHONY recommends Ellie to others  
2 days ago

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Anthony W. | No job title 5.0

Anthony recommends Ellie to others  
5 hours ago

Ellie was helpful and positively encouraging

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Dan E. | No job title 4.6

Dan recommends Dan to others  
1 hour ago

Dan demonstrated a strong understanding of my career requirements. He quickly matched me with a highly suitable opportunity and has been very helpful in answering questions. Very impressive.

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ALEXANDRA recommends Adam to others  
3 days ago

Adam is very personable, and understood my situation and also the sector. All aspects of the recruitment process have been handled very efficiently. I would not hesitate to recommend Adam to anyone searching for their next opportunity.

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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