About Us

Universal Recruitment and Interim Solutions

Connecting you with perfect hires through customised support.

Universal Recruitment and Interim Solutions (URS) is an executive search company specialising in financial, cyber, technology, risk management, defence and security, and the “third” sectors. We match competitive candidates with job opportunities that make the most of their unique backgrounds and qualifications.

With speed, care, and precision, our expert team assesses candidates for the right qualifications and core skills - considering both past experience and future potential. We do the leg work, providing thoroughly vetted talent for your consideration and supporting that talent to excel long-term.

Forward-Thinking Talent Acquisition

Why choose URS? Our highly customised recruitment solutions source talent based on your specific needs. Here’s how we offer candidates that both meet and exceed your expectations.

  • Optimised Shortlisting
    We work with our clients to understand their unique needs and ensure that they are offered only carefully selected, pre-screened candidates who fit the bill.
  • Custom Recruitment Solutions
    We work on a case-by-case or retained basis, helping clients acquire the right individuals with ideal skills for both permanent and interim positions.
  • Bridging the Gaps
    We help employers to identify how each candidate’s unique skills might be best utilised within their organisations, especially when the candidate’s former role or sector may be unfamiliar to the client.
  • Unrivalled Access
    We draw from an ever-growing pool of candidates, including one of the world’s largest networks of British Armed Forces, MoD Civil Service, and other NATO nation professionals.

URS is part of the Universal Defence and Security Solutions Group, a global defence consultancy that works in tandem with the UK MoD, FCDO and Department for International Trade. UDSS maintains a thriving membership of personnel chosen for their skills, experience, and track records of delivering success in their specialisations.

(Specialisations include but are not limited to:)

  • Leadership & Management
  • Counter-Terrorism & Cyber
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Resilience
  • Maritime, Air & Space Sectors
  • Border Integrity & Migration
  • Rule of Law & Anti-Corruption

If you are an employer, touch base with a member of our dedicated URS team for more on what we can offer you.

Supporting Veterans at URS

URS is very proud to support veterans and service leavers seeking second careers. We know employers value their work ethic, discipline, and wide range of transferable skills, so we dedicate a portion of our work to nurturing these professionals throughout their job search journeys.
If you are a veteran or service leaver from a Junior NCO to a 4*, we invite and encourage you to get in touch.

Meet the Team

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