Cobalt to the core.

We believe that relationships are based on chemistry and trust. To us, the real value of recruitment lies in the ability to attract and retain these relationships, just like the magnetic metal we’re named after.

Real estate & construction recruitment with a difference.

We’re a passionate team of specialist real estate and construction recruiters, equipped with the skills and support needed to be able to work in a way that suits you best. It’s just one of the reasons why we stand out from the crowd.

Cobalt Cares.

Across the globe, our core values remain the same. This means that we treat our clients, candidates, colleagues and community the way we want to be treated ourselves.

This culture of caring fosters a passion and commitment which means we take responsibility for delivering results and making a positive difference to the world around us.


Making history. 

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  • Over two decades of specialist experience

    We’re proud of the longevity of service, global outlook and commitment of our people. What really makes it work is shared vision and values, focused strategy, open-minds and a desire to constantly improve and adapt to enable continued growth.

  • Bonds that stand the test of time

    We value our trusted partnerships and established relationships within the world of international real estate and construction. The connections we make are important to us, which is why our relationships stand the test of time.

  • Recognised partner of choice

    As well as priding ourselves on positive customer reviews, we’re regular finalists of industry awards. In 2017, we won the APSCo International Recruitment Company of the Year. In 2015 and 2016, we ranked in the top 100 of the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies To Work For.

  • Successful global network

    We’re committed to leveraging our strong reputation across the world through our global expansion strategy, and becoming the trusted partner of choice within all of our geographies.

  • Taking responsibility

    ‘Cobalt Cares’ is our global commitment to make a positive difference to the world around us. We are active members of industry bodies, like APSCo and SIA, and regularly support charities, like Future Frontiers, Mind and Centrepoint, to name just a few.

Relationships built on the foundations of chemistry and trust.

  • ​I've been working with Cobalt over the last year and they are always very professional. Every consultant I have dealt with has delivered on what they promised, and has been honest when advising on a difficult candidate market. I would highly recommend.

    Deloitte - Experienced Hire Recruiter
  • ​I have worked with Maria over a number of years, she is incredibly professional and dedicated to finding a candidate the perfect role. I'm a year into my current role that she worked so hard to secure for me and I'm eternally grateful to her.

    Louise Dickson - Senior Property Manager
  • ​Very happy with the team at Cobalt! They provided me with good career options coupled with a friendly, knowledgeable and thorough service.

    Michael Wilson - Project Manager

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