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Working with SThree

Discover how we can build a better future together

Finding game-changers for change-makers

We are meeting the demands of the future, matching dynamic organisations seeking to solve the world’s most complex challenges with the scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians who can.

By supercharging the potential of STEM specialists and vital industries for the future, uniting and uplifting skilled people, we empower them to drive innovation and change.

Expertise that is evident in everything we do

Our deep knowledge of STEM markets and global reach mean we’re tuned into the changing needs of both candidates and clients, wherever they are. Organisations trust us to navigate them through the complexities of compliance and regulation. STEM specialists believe in us to guide their next step. Whoever you are, we understand your goals and speak your language. 

Our natural ability to bring people together sets us apart. By nurturing closer relationships with candidates, clients and colleagues, we earn loyalty and inspire collaboration.

Passionate teams
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Investing in technology

Passionate teams

The specialist knowledge of our passionate teams gives them a unique understanding of how to achieve the goals of STEM professionals and the organisations that need them. By immersing ourselves into your world and understanding your motivation you will receive best-in-class recruitment services.

From industry-leading multi-nationals to dynamic start-ups our rigorous screening process gives organisations confidence that they are securing the best talent to drive their growth.

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Confidence for contractors

At the heart of each of our specialist global brands is a dedicated support team. You will receive access to a comprehensive on-boarding process, specialist payroll and legal services, including taxation, insurance, relocation and right-to-work schemes across our global operating network.

Our exceptional level of local knowledge ensures you receive the latest industry advice and market expertise that's relevant, agile and aligned to your needs.

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Investing in technology

Receive an enhanced level of service backed up by our commitment to make your job easier by investing in the latest technology. Let us take the strain through up-to-date infrastructure systems and online timesheets which track activity, so you don’t have to.

We tackle the boring burdens, regulatory responsibility and compliance complexities, freeing up your time so you can focus on your own areas of expertise.

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“It was fantastic, from the first time I engaged with SThree, they were very helpful in conveying to me what the role would entail and I have to say, the role is aligned to what they explained to me.” Kathleen Dunham, Engineering Team Leader, Schneider Electric

How can we help you?

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Seek sought-after specialists

Find the talent you need, wherever you are, whichever sector you operate in. From life sciences and technology to engineering and finance, enjoy exceptional service from our recruitment experts who will give you access to the best talent to keep you at the cutting-edge of your industry.

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Find your next role

Transform your career and find a role where you can make a real contribution to building a better world. Accelerate change by working in some of the world’s most exciting companies that are addressing society’s biggest challenges. Find a career where you can make a real impact. 

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Join our global team

Impact people’s lives and make a difference to the world around you. You’ll play an important part by connecting people who have the skills to build a better world with the organisations that can nurture their talent. And you’ll enjoy a modern, vibrant working environment where flexible working is embraced. 

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Read our latest insights

Break the bias: how we can empower more women in STEM
08 March 2022

Break the bias: how we can empower more women in STEM

Women in Tech founder discusses how bias against women in STEM fields can be countered by increasing levels of female participation.

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11 February 2022

Nine women leading the way in science and technology

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science with pioneers making a difference.

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13 January 2022

Placing specialist life science skills with a global leader in Covid-19 vaccine development

Seeking people with extensive experience for roles that were essential for the development and delivery of a Covid-19 vaccine.

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10 December 2021

Finding reliable talent for a utility-scale solar farm construction project

How ENGIE, a global leader in sustainable energy solutions, began construction on a 200-megawatt utility-scale solar farm in Anson, Texas

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29 November 2021

Unexpected error: .NET Consultant needed urgently

Whether it’s a 24-month contract, or a 2-day contract, every day we partner exceptional contractors with pioneering companies.

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25 November 2021

Building a diverse workforce in the Asia Pacific region

Assisting our financial services client to map the market and source candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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06 October 2021

Finding female leaders for a MedTech client

How people with different backgrounds, expertise and viewpoints can help teams make more effective decisions.

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24 September 2021

Providing access to medical testing through mobile and logistics technology

This health tech start-up uses mobile and logistics technology to provide access to medical testing, including COVID-19 in rural Nigeria.

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24 September 2021

Improving mobility and quality of life through 3D printed prosthetics

Improving mobility and quality of life through 3D printed prosthetics

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24 September 2021

Digitising water utility operations to reduce water shortages in Africa

How the WayPoints team developed software that brings water utility operations in Africa into the 21st century.

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24 September 2021

Tackling bacterial diseases in agriculture and beyond

The Uniphage team are hoping their innovative STEM business concept will create platform technology to cure bacterial diseases in agricul...

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24 September 2021

Alleviating single-use plastic in the fast food sector

A team of students from India developed sustainable food packaging to reduce the amount of plastic packaging being produced

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24 September 2021

What if you could turn single-use face masks into clean energy?

Living Energy are hoping their innovative STEM business concept will turn our global single-use plastic problem into a clean energy source.

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24 September 2021

Transforming the construction market with a low-carbon alternative

A team of young entrepreneurs from India have developed a low-carbon alternative that could transform the global construction market.

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24 September 2021

Who knew cows loved the salty taste of seaweed?

Based in the UK, a team of students have developed a cow feed that uses seaweed to reduce the amount of methane entering the atmosphere

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04 June 2021

Now is the time to energise the future of work

We've partnered with Samuel Durand on a new documentary exploring the future of work

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10 November 2020

Geographical borders – a real barrier to STEM, or a mindset problem?

As businesses re-address hiring plans, how can adopting a new mindset unlock a world of opportunity?

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30 July 2020

Trust evolution: leaders need to re-think how they engage with their teams

Organisations need to pioneer a revolution in people management if they want to supercharge their future performance, says Tom Way.

Latest news from SThree

28 April 2022

Timo Lehne appointed CEO of SThree plc

SThree plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Timo Lehne as permanent Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

07 March 2022

Sunny Ackerman is named one of North America's 100 most influential leaders in staffing

President of SThree Americas has been recognised on the Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 North America list for 2022.

01 March 2022

2021 Annual Report: Discover how SThree is delivering STEM talent

Read how SThree is connecting sought-after STEM specialists with pioneering global companies in our 2021 Annual Report and TCFD statement.

31 January 2022

SThree appoints new Chief Technology and Information Officer

Nick Folkes takes on role of Chief Technology and Information Officer, having been in the role as an interim since October 2021.

31 January 2022

SThree posts record profits with performance up 111% year-on-year

Full-year results for the year ended 30 November 2021 show profit before tax of £60m.

28 January 2022

SThree ranks top in Support Services sector in Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2021

Study published by Management Today puts SThree first in eight of the 13 key criteria.

24 January 2022

SThree named ‘Top Employer’ in Germany for a ninth consecutive year

Top Employer Institute recognises our approach to creating a positive culture and supporting colleagues.

13 December 2021

SThree delivers record full-year net fee performance with strong growth across all major geographies

Increased demand for STEM skills and execution of our strategy sees net fees rise 19% year-on-year, to £355.7m, up 9% versus 2019.

18 November 2021

SThree awarded Company of the Year at the 2021 European Diversity Awards

EDA awards are firmly established as the continent’s most prestigious and widely respected diversity event.

21 September 2021

SThree shortlisted for Company of the Year at the European Diversity Awards

SThree is delighted to be included on the shortlist for the Company of the Year award at the 2021 European Diversity Awards.

15 September 2021

SThree appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

Carol McNerney’s diversity of experience will help us achieve our stated ambitions as the number one global STEM provider.

13 September 2021

SThree reports strong third-quarter results for 2021

Net fees up 29% y-o-y and full-year profits are expected to be significantly ahead of consensus.

06 August 2021

SThree becomes official partner of the Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge

Exciting kick-starter programme for new STEM enterprises that will solve the biggest challenges facing the world.

19 July 2021

SThree posts strong half-year results with profit growth surpassing pre-pandemic levels

Operating profit up 106% compared to half-year (HY) 2020, while contract and Permanent net fees up 8% and 18% respectively year-on-year.

30 June 2021

SThree to introduce a hybrid working model when offices re-open

We listened to colleagues across the businesses and have adopted a hybrid policy allowing our people to work at home and in the office.

14 June 2021

SThree appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Beach will be instrumental in delivering further growth and ensuring the financial strength of our staffing services.

31 March 2021

SThree partners with Generating Genius to fund five university scholarship students in the UK

Talented students to undertake computer science and engineering courses at universities in London, Manchester and Birmingham.

01 March 2021

SThree UK Umbrella & Accountancy Approved Supplier List 2021/22

Explore our list of companies that can provide Umbrella and accountancy services to contractors.

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