With over 25 years’ combined recruitment experience in the UK Construction and Infrastructure sectors, Doyen are experts in providing high calibre permanent and temporary staff.

Doyen Construction was established in 2009 by experienced recruiters and industry professionals who have worked within the construction market since the late 1990s. Our team recruits all types of professionals spanning the entire life-cycle, including construction, engineering and infrastructure. We are strategically aligned with some of the countries’ premier contractors, subcontractors and consultancies in addressing their recruitment needs and recruit at all levels from recently qualified professionals through to Director level.

Doyen’s success is a result of strong partnering relationships built over many years within the sector, representing candidates and clients from all backgrounds. Doyen’s deep industry knowledge coupled with a drive for quality and living and breathing the industry sets us apart.

Doyen in a snapshot:

  • 81% success in sending a CV and securing a first interview
  • 4:1 interview to offer ratio across sectors (industry average is 9:1)
  • No vacancy is worked on unless we have met the client to discuss the role in detail
  • All candidates are screened, either face to face or via a telephone, and referenced
  • The majority of our turnover comes from repeat clients
  • Our Consultants have a deep knowledge of the Construction sector
  • We work in partnership with our clients and are often considered to be an extension to their in house recruitment team rather than a supplier


Our specialty sectors include:


  • New build
  • Heavy refurb
  • Fit out
  • Residential (High end, Social housing)


  • Highways and Roads
  • Multi-Utilities
  • Civil Engineering
  • Groundworks


Skills that we recruit within these sectors include, but are not limited to:

  • Quantity Surveyors and Commercial Management
  • Project Engineers and Site Engineers
  • Estimators and Bid management
  • Procurement and Buyers
  • Planners
  • Project Managers and Site Managers
  • M&E and Building Services Staff
  • Facilities Management
  • Administration and HR