Efficient Recruitment Powers Glencore’s Seamless London Office Relocation


We were engaged by Glencore, one of the world's largest global diversified natural resource companies, to facilitate the recruitment for key roles essential to the seamless relocation and operational setup of their new head office in London. This new office, located in the prestigious Hanover Square, represents a significant move for Glencore, enhancing their strategic presence in one of the world’s leading financial centers.

The Challenge

The project presented several challenges that required careful consideration and expert handling:

1. Time Sensitivity: The relocation had to be completed within a tight schedule to avoid disruption to Glencore's operations.

2. Technical Expertise: The new office needed specialised personnel to manage advanced maintenance and ensure health and safety compliance.

3. High Standards: Given Glencore’s stature, the roles demanded top-tier candidates with a proven track record in their respective fields.

Key Hires:

• Office Relocation Manager: A seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in managing large-scale office moves, ensuring minimal downtime and efficient setup. This individual played a crucial role in coordinating all aspects of the relocation, from logistics to IT infrastructure.

• Maintenance Technician: An expert in modern office maintenance systems, the selected candidate brought a wealth of knowledge in preventive maintenance and troubleshooting, ensuring the new office remained operationally sound from day one.

• Health & Safety Officer: With extensive experience in corporate health and safety protocols, this hire was pivotal in implementing robust safety measures, conducting risk assessments, and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations.

The Results

The successful recruitment and seamless integration of these key roles enabled Glencore to transition smoothly into their new London headquarters. The Office Relocation Manager effectively orchestrated the move, ensuring that the office was fully operational on schedule. The Maintenance Technician’s expertise guaranteed that all facilities were maintained to the highest standard, while the Health & Safety Officer ensured a safe working environment for all employees.

Glencore expressed their satisfaction with the professionalism and efficiency of us throughout the recruitment process. They particularly appreciated our ability to source candidates who not only met but exceeded their expectations, facilitating a smooth and successful office relocation.