In today’s world technology functions are evolving and expanding rapidly. No longer is technology the back-office support function but rather the business enabling driver of change and transformation.

Businesses now expect technology to deliver innovative and creative tech solutions which drive business growth and separate them from their competition. Increased demand for proven, skilled Technology leaders as well as specialist talent including CISO and Data Scientists have spiked during our shift into a modern, flexible working environment.

We offer interim, permanent recruitment solutions and transformation expertise working with some of the world’s leading brands. Our clients include international listed, PE-backed, large private and entrepreneurial businesses with placements made in the UK and internationally.

Roles we recruit

Chief Information Officer 
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Digital Officer
IT & Technology Director
Digital Director
Director of Innovation
Enterprise Architect
IT Transformation Lead
ERP/CRM Programme Lead
ERP Director
Programme Director
Portfolio Director
Business Change Manager
Programme/Portfolio Manager

Data Training

Tailored Approach

We provide a highly tailored and personal service. We invest time to assess our clients’ leadership needs, focusing on their strategic goals, culture, and the commercial landscape within which they operate.

Specialist Knowledge

BIE’s business is underpinned by a matrix structure of experienced consultants with specialist functional expertise. We take a fast, flexible approach and ensure we source the best skills fit for your project.

Diversity and Inclusion

We support organisations to build diverse leadership and to foster the inclusive cultures that will enable their people to succeed.

“BIE invested time to understand the business, provided market insight and ultimately provided a candidate that was the right fit for the business. We have been delighted with BIE’s approach”.

Harvey Nichols
COO, Harvey Nichols

“BIE has always been professional, helpful, straightforward, respectful, and easy to do business with. They also provide a trusted partnership when searching for senior hires.”

Sarah Hurrell, COO, Six Degrees
Operations and Technology Director, Six Degrees

"The quality of the research and assessment was high throughout. I never felt like I was being 'sold' to, rather that I was being given honest advice from two trusted partners."

Ollie Roberts, BMI Group
CHRO at BMI Group

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