The Octopus Group is one of the oldest and most established technical staffing organisations in Europe having specialised in placing consultants since its inception in 1976. From our offices in London and Brussels we have worked with many large organisations for over 40 years, helping them successfully grow and develop via the placement of quality candidates across the UK, Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific.1234


“Our company ethos since our inception in 1976 has been to provide a professional and quality service to both our clients and candidates. Our reputation in the market place over this period with our clients and candidates has been built on mutual trust. Our clients now view us as recruiting partners.

In today’s market place where it is hard to differentiate between organisations I would like to think that here at Octopus – continuing to consistently try and improve as a company and to “exceed expectations” in all areas, make us stand apart from the crowd..”


Martin Collis – CEO


“To exceed the expectations of our clients and candidates so as to become the Number1 supplier to every one of our customers.”

Our mission statement is achieved by identifying and providing an unrivalled service in terms of supplying the best quality candidates, who are best suited to the requirements of our clients, with speed, efficiency and professionalism.

Key Factors in achieving this are embedded in our corporate culture and the way we work, which are very much in evidence in helping us attract the best clients and candidates and which distinguish us from our competitors;



We are currently expanding our sales team in London and are looking for experienced consultants to join our organisation. To suit you will have a proven track record over the last 2 years of successfully delivering and placing contract or permanent candidates with clients in the IT industry. Ideally you will specialise in a specific market technology or have strong relationships with clients in a specific sector. We offer an excellent package, training and support in a proven environment, where strong consultants can maximise their potential. If you are looking for a new role with a forward thinking company then please contact me. (All enquiries will be treated with the strictest confidence)


We are currently looking to take on bright, enthusiastic and motivated people who will be trained up to be experienced recruitment consultants. You will be given full training and we would expect to you be fully running your own desk within 6 months. This is a meritocratic environment and hence your only restrictions to your earnings potential will be dictated by your own potential. If you are looking for a career in a sales /recruitment environment with a career path, are hungry, motivated and keen to get ahead then please send your details in the first instance.


Our Belgian Office was established in 1978. We are currently looking for an experienced recruitment consultant with knowledge of the Belgium IT market place to join our organisation. To suit you will have a proven track record over the last 2 years of successfully placing contract or permanent staff with clients in the IT industry.
We require someone who will work well using a consultative approach, who has excellent communications skills and come across well when meeting clients and candidates alike. You must speak fluent English with ideally French or Flemish language skills. We offer a unique corporate culture rare within our industry focussed around candidate and customer care, and which results in an excellent reputation and success for our staff and company alike.

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