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Careers with GKR

Without our people who live, love and breathe recruitment, employers wouldn’t be able to grow, and the property landscape would remain unchanged. We are always looking to speak with talented, top performing sales or property professionals who are interested to form a reputation for themselves. We offer various opportunities within the different sectors we cover as well as fantastic earning potential, quality training, development opportunities and a busy, fast-paced environment.

Why work for GKR?

We have worked hard to develop a shared company culture that encourages our team to be inspired, work closely together, strive for excellence and professionally develop.

We recruit across Estate Agency, New Homes, Property Management, Office Support, Commercial Surveying, Project Management and Construction sectors.


Our Values

  • Passion for Property

  • Resilience & Determination

  • Positivity

  • Best-in-class Service

  • Authenticity

Culture, benefits & more.

At the core of GKR London is our people; ex-property professionals, career consultants, talent strategists and infectious personalities. We work hard to maintain a great team spirit and have nurtured a fantastic office culture whilst being recognised as a leading recruitment partner across the Real Estate market internationally.

Read more about our team culture, company benefits, rewards and more here: Working for GKR London.

What we offer

We offer an extremely competitive commission structure with uncapped earning potential.

Our top-achievers are rewarded with bonus incentives including cash-prizes, trips abroad, experience days.

You will be given regular, comprehensive training by experienced and leading industry professionals, as well as having access to the very best tools for talent acquisition. 

We have formed a transparent progression route that rewards consistent results; our team are supported to reach their full potential as a consultant, manager or director. 

We operate a hybrid working schedule offering flexible hours; based in our offices in Victoria, we have private hots-desks, communal workspaces, a shared roof-top and restaurant/coffee parlour.

The development of a recruitment consultant

Resourcer

Responsible for identifying, attracting and shortlisting candidates suited to job opportunities we are representing as well as assisting other consultants with the recruitment process.

Junior Recruitment Consultant

Responsible for candidate sourcing, market research, job advertising, cold business development and building rapport with market leaders.

Recruitment Consultant

Responsible for talent attraction, business development and account management ensuring you build positive relationships and deliver excellent customer service throughout.

Senior Recruitment Consultant

On top of billing, Seniors are responsible for mentoring juniors, building our brand and using their initiative to add value outside fee-generating.

Principal Recruitment Consultant

Principals are consistent billers and can be responsible for management of teams, forecasting, leadership and identifying new markets.

Associate Recruitment Consultant

Also responsible for internal talent attraction, consistent billings, forecasting, management as well as adding other value socially and professionally.

Director

We offer Directorship opportunities provided you can identify and tackle a market that will add value to build our presence. Subject to targets being met consistently and proven leadership qualities, we encourage the step up!

Join our team

Grant Kaveney
Founding Director
Joined July 2010

Grant Kaveney

Boasting an enviable position and state-of-the-art outdoor braai.  

In 2010, it was the right time for Grant embark on his own adventure after helping scale a recruitment business from South Africa. Biltong is almost always the answer; he makes his very own for the team and it's not to be missed! An avid fisherman, Liverpool supporter, proud South-African and strangely capable beatboxer - watch out Ed Sheeran!

Michael Woda
Partner, Head of Residential
Joined July 2014

Michael Woda

Distinctive features throughout and striking white render.

Michael joined GKR as one of our first key hires in 2014 bringing with him eight years’ experience in property, now responsible for a team of six. If not in the office hoping for a whole in one, you’ll likely find him on the course – aye! Not to mention Brick Lane, devouring the Indian delicacies.

Lee  Riley
Director
Joined October 2016

Lee Riley

A perfect example of period property with luxuriously fitted carpets.

Lee has worked in residential recruitment since late 2015 after working in the property sector for almost seven years himself. Whilst our entire team’s food bin/hoover, he’s a self-declared Asian food addict. Historically pooch obsessed; now with a fur baby of his own, he’s got the situation under control.

Molly Shoesmith
Operations Manager
Joined November 2014

Molly Shoesmith

Completely restored within, meeting the new with the old.  

Molly joined GKR in 2014 and was instrumental in developing the property management desk. Working with a wide variety of London's most well-recognized brands, her knowledge of the industry is second-to-none. In mid-2017, Molly became responsible for our internal training, social media and hiring needs. Now based from Amsterdam, we’re never disappointed with the sweet treats she brings back with her! 

Anu Deb
Director
Joined November 2014

Anu Deb

Tastefully designed with sophisticated interior features.

Anu joined GKR in 2014 with an ambition to help expand the office support division of GKR; coming from property herself Anu grasped the market quickly and now works with all of London’s biggest and most successful property brands. With a family history in catering, it’s no wonder Anu is quite the chef herself. 

Rose Lock
Principal Recruitment Consultant
Joined February 2018

Rose Lock

Offering extremely quick connections and an exceptional energy rating.

Rose joined GKR in 2018 having worked in property in both the UK and Spain over the last 20 years; her tenacious attitude has driven fantastic results quickly in the property management space. An OG vegetarian with the wildest office-snack combinations you will ever have heard of. 

Peter Wallis
Principal Recruitment Consultant
Joined February 2019

Peter Wallis

Impressive views across London following an upper-floor extension.

Peter joined our office support team in 2019, taking on the responsibility and growth of all marketing roles. When not chasing recruitment fees, he’s most likely chasing gains. Who knew avocado went with every single meal?!

Sam  Pemberton-Hill
Associate Director - Property Finance
Joined May 2019

Sam Pemberton-Hill

Contemporary build with high ceilings throughout.

Sam joined GKR in May 2019 with 10 years of experience between recruitment, property, and finance. Taking charge of our investment finance and property accounting department, Sam has positioned himself excellently with some of the UK's very best. As GKR’s very own Ironman, there’s rarely time for takeaways or cocktails!

Roger Hawthorn
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Joined November 2020

Roger Hawthorn

State of the art family home with a perfect sunny aspect.

Roger joined GKR in January 2021 to support the property management function. Bringing 14 years of recruitment experience with him, Roger has joined GKR London to support our clients across Manchester, Belfast & Dublin. When not scaling the heights in recruitment, Roger can be found scaling Mourne Mountains. 

Bradley Hellier
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Joined October 2021

Bradley Hellier

Modern and spacious open-plan apartment with incredible character.

Bradley joined GKR with some great first-hand experience within the residential real estate sector having worked for Marsh & Parsons previously. With such a thorough understanding of the industry and the roles he is now recruiting for, he is excellently positioned to offer consultative career guidance and support. With family in Devon, Bradley thoroughly enjoys the outdoors and regularly visits home to help out on the family farm! 

Michael Beeken
Director (Architecture & Design)
Joined September 2021

Michael Beeken

A charming and charismatic quintessentially English cottage.

Mike has worked in recruitment for the best part of his professional career. After graduating from University of Leeds, he progressed to the Head of Commercial Development at SRP, where he was responsible for the executive search division. He has partnered with GKR to build on the success we've experienced in recent years. 

Emma  Smith
Recruitment Consultant
Joined March 2022

Emma Smith

Boasting beautifully presented interiors and an enviable location. 

Emma has joined our office support division sourcing support superheroes across the property market; with a background working in customer service, followed by a successful stint in residential sales, she is really well equipped to get up and running quickly! 

Charlie Costello
Recruitment Consultant
Joined August 2022

Charlie Costello

Traditional terraced building with landscaped gardens. 

Charlie has recently joined our Real Estate Finance & Investment team to support our clients' hiring strategy across Finance, Accountancy & Investment. Charlie brings some valuable experience with him working within a residential estate agency and property recruitment. Outside of the office, Charlie might be found supporting the football if he's not traveling, or re-watching the Lord of the Rings!

 

Lauren Moon
Recruitment Consultant
Joined October 2022

Lauren Moon

A bright and airy starter home with superb connections.

Joining GKR's Property Management division in 2022, Lauren brings with her a successful track record forging a career within residential estate agency, before transferring her skills into property recruitment in 2021. With a toddler on the loose at home, she's always kept on her toes and loves to spend time in good company!

Olivia Davis
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Joined October 2022

Olivia Davis

Cozy bungalow with a newly remodeled extension offering stunning views.

Olivia joined GKR London in 2022 coming all the way from New Zealand; she brought with her almost five years of internal recruitment experience across varying sectors, including the Built Environment. Joining our Architecture & Design division, Olivia will be recruiting across Interior Architecture & Design. When she's not at her desk, she's most likely found competing on the netball court, or trying new foods with friends! 

Michael  Cartmill
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Joined October 2022

Michael Cartmill

An extensive, modern property recently refurbished and offering fantastic views.

Michael has joined our Residential Estate Agency, New Homes & Development team as a Senior Recruitment Consultant. Having relocated to London from his hometown in Belfast, Michael worked as a Personal Banker before moving into Recruitment and bringing three years of experience with him. Outside of the office, Michael is a big football fan, an avid Liverpool supporter, and a Chess enthusiast. 

Elena Stoynova
Recruitment Consultant
Joined November 2022

Elena Stoynova

Elegant and charming townhouse with an airy open-plan layout and superb connections. 

Elena has joined our Residential team as a Recruitment Consultant, bringing seven years+ of first-hand experience with her working within residential property. With a great understanding of the market already, Elena is well connected to assist recruitment partners and jobseekers with their needs across residential estate agency, new homes and development. When she's not recruiting, Elena's likely planning her next hike, or stretching on the Yoga mat. 


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Interested in joining our team? Submit your CV to one of our open positions, or get in touch to discuss other possibilities specifically for you. We are always happy to hear from you!
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