This is not your average recruitment career

Opus Recruitment Academy

The Opus Recruitment Academy is a four-week, on-the-job, paid training programme composed of cross-team mentoring sessions, award-winning learning and development, and a buddy who is on-hand at every stage, from the run-up to your first few weeks.

This programme will give you the tools and knowledge you’ll need to flourish as a Recruitment Consultant. Upon graduating from the programme, you will join a fast-paced dynamic tech or energy team as a Recruitment Consultant, with an excellent earning potential of £30 – £45K. Open to all applicants – we hire for potential, not based on education or past experience.


There’s life at work and life outside of work. We want everyone to be healthy, travel often, get time to give back, and have the financial resources and support they need.


Benefit from a market-leading salary package alongside uncapped commission and regular bonuses.


Specialist programme focusing on wellbeing and mental health in the workplace and at home. From free Every Mind Matters app access to pilates classes, mental health first aider courses and more.


Take advantage of our monthly, quarterly, and annual incentives, from lunch clubs at Michelin Star restaurants to trips to Las Vegas, Hawaii, Barcelona, and more.


Fancy relocating to New York, Sydney, Dallas or any of our other offices? We will support you and your needs with our fantastic relocation packages.

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Why join Opus?

We are an award-winning consultancy: Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For, Virgin Fast Track, International Fast Track, Most Socially Engaged Business, Financial Times Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies, and recruiter awards for excellence +++.

Work in the most lucrative sectors! The tech and energy sectors have bounced back from the pandemic with job vacancies in the industry climbing 50%. There are currently 31,000 vacancies for Software Developers in the UK, therefore providing a plethora of roles for you to fill and earn commission on! Recruitment is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, offering high-paying and long-term career opportunities for those in it.

As an investment into our employees, all trainees in our recruitment academy will have access to our ‘Introduction to Technology’ training via our company _nology . This means you’ll have the opportunity to learn the basics of Agile coding and programming – giving you the ability to talk confidently and with knowledge to both candidates and clients, and to truly understand the sector you are selling into. This is totally optional, and you can take as many or as few of these modules as you like!

Once integrated into your tech or energy specialist team, you will continue on the Opus Evolve, Explore, Excel programme. This bespoke programme is tailored for you throughout your Opus Career.

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Amazing work benefits

Achieve your work goals: Do more and be more thanks to the investment we make into having the best software systems, tools and platforms to help guarantee you make more placements than ever. 

International relocation: With eight offices worldwide,more than 20% of our staff have worked in more than one office! If you are looking to join a company where you can grow professionally and personally and benefit from international relocation opportunities, then Opus is the place to be. 

Personal development: When we say you can develop professionally and personally, we mean it. Our group wellbeing strategy aims to help people be the best versions of themselves at home, as well as at work. Train to become a mental health first aider, take part in our training sessions and events, join team fitness challenges, and more… Opus employees can also earn additional paid time off for good attendance at work through our Time 2 scheme!

Professional development: Benefit from award-winning learning and development training, encouraging you to the best person you can be. Grow in the way you want to with our clear and tailored progression plans, and receive guidance and support to achieve your career goals. You’ll receive access to specialist LinkedIn licenses and other software that enables you to excel in the workplace. 

Benefits: Market-leading salary package, benefit from uncapped commission and bonuses. Expected first year earnings of £30 – £45k, with second year earnings ranging anywhere from £40 – £100k + for top performers. Monthly and quarterly incentive trips to luxury global destinations such as Las Vegas, Miami, and Barcelona, whilst enjoying top rewards and discounts on big name brands, season tickets, and holidays. 

Opus is a brilliant company. Initially, I was attracted by the commission structure and the consistent earning potential, but there's so many other reasons why I love it here. It’s well rounded, the training scheme and support are second to none, and the client services that we offer are what set us apart from the competition.

Max Crowhurst



Every team at Opus works like a start-up; a close-knit group working together towards a common goal. Find the team that fits you.

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