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  • About Us

    Founded in 2005, Venesky-Brown was established in response to the need for a dedicated services for the construction industry.  During the last twelve years we have grown to become a leading provider of staffing and project solutions, rapidly expanding our presence across the UK.

    Chosen consistently as a trusted partner by industry leaders, Venesky-Brown works in long-term partnerships to fulfil specific resource requirements from early project planning stages through to completion. Both clients and candidates are supported by dedicated and experienced industry professionals throughout a project’s lifespan. The company has a fast-growing, dynamic and innovative team who pride themselves on their customised project solutions and recruitment service, which achieves incredible results and maintains excellent standards every time.

  • Our Success

    As a business, Venesky-Brown has extensive experience in working with blue chip clients. Our long-term relationships with the clients have proven that being involved at the pre-construction stage contributes to a better planning and preparation to benefit all the stakeholders. We are not a one-size-fits-all company and understand the importance of flexibility and creativity in tailoring our service to your needs.

    Our innovative approach to project solutions has added value in market sectors including rail, aviation and civil engineering. Our broad array of clients has included projects in water treatment plant works, wind farms, road and transport systems, as well as oil and gas terminals. We believe in calibration on and off site and track the project cycle from beginning to end to ensure we achieve the highest standards. As a modern, socially conscious company, we also value sustainability and carry this belief in all of our company practices.

  • Our People

    As a thoughtful leader and innovator in the recruitment industry, we seek the same level of leadership and dedication in our people. With many years of recruitment and project solution experience, the team at Venesky-Brown has been carefully selected to complement each other’s skills and expertise. We are committed to ensuring and promoting the health and wellbeing of our workforce. We facilitate events to promote healthy lifestyles.  Our forward-thinking approach has made us the employer of choice in our field; we believe in continuous improvement and investing in our staff to ensure we are at the forefront of developments and innovations.

    If you would like to join our team please send us your CV to recruitment@venesky-brown.co.uk

  • Technology and Innovation

    Throughout the development of operational and technological systems, we are able to meet and exceed our client’s expectations. Our innovative approach towards data management, resourcing and planning allows us to process information in a more efficient and transparent way while always ensuring maximum safety measures are put in place. Venesky-Brown operates on a highly sophisticated recruitment platform, aligning and integrating all HR processes to achieve maximum compliance. Our staff receive continual training to ensure we are at the forefront of technological developments and embracing the cutting-edge of industry advancements.

  • Our Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring and promoting the health and wellbeing of our workforce. We will provide a full support whenever necessary. We are dedicated to creating and supporting fair and rewarding working environment at all times.  We believe in open and honest approach to employment relations where we can best serve and support our clients whatever the pressures.

  • Coverage

    National coverage puts us closer to your business, enabling ongoing client liaison and candidate relations from project initiation to completion. When it comes to meeting a specific resourcing requirement, our state-of- art database coupled with streamline resourcing processes allow for a fast and tailored local response.

    From our head office in Edinburgh, we follow our client and maintain controlled systems of regional search pools to make transit, procedures, compliance and governance easier for everyone. We hold secured airside BAA signatory status for UK airports and are a growing force in Wales and Northern Ireland.

Meet Our Team

  • Craig Brown

  • Founding Director

  • Craig co-founded Venesky-Brown in 2005 and has since taken over the company in full in May 2016. When he’s not on building sites and in client meetings, Craig is usually at the driving range preparing for his next game of golf or walking his dogs on the Edinburgh Meadows.

  • Martin Cairns

  • Managing Director

  • Martin has worked in finance, construction and housing development for over 25 years, first with the Walker Group and most recently AMA Homes as Corporate Financial Accountant. Overseeing the day-to-day running of Venesky-Brown and managing the finances, Martin is also a fitness fanatic and extreme race veteran.

  • Jonathan Hay

  • Business Development Manager

  • Jonathan joined Venesky-Brown in Spring 2017 as Business Development Manager. With over 15 years’ experience in the engineering industry, he began his career in operations with the Royal Air Force before progressing onto Project Management roles. Jonathan is a keen mountain biker and rugby enthusiast, and is currently completing an MSc in Project Management.

  • Bob Mitchell

  • Operations Manager

  • After gaining an Honours degree in Management and Marketing, Bob started with the company as Labour Manager in 2009 and quickly moved up to Client Management and Business Development. Seven years on, Bob is now Operations Manager and dedicated to providing the best labour match and service for clients. When he leaves the office, Bob can be found on the bowling green or the golf course.

  • Jennifer Marrilees

  • Commercial Manager

  • Joining Venesky-Brown in 2015 as Credit Controller, Jennifer recently took on the role of Commercial Manager, working with administration and project managers to ensure a smooth and streamlined process for clients. Jennifer spends her weekends cycling in the park with her son, and enjoys a day at the beach when the sun is out.

  • Hannah Smiley

  • HR Manager

  • Hannah joined the Venesky-Brown payroll team in October 2016 before her promotion to HR Manager, where she now looks after the health and wellbeing of our staff. Hannah started her career in HR in Dubai and loves to travel and explore in her free time. She is currently studying to complete her CIPD qualification.