Concept appoint new Operations Director to help drive further growth
Concept, a leading technology talent specialist, are delighted to announce the appointment of Nicola Copeland, who joins the business as Operations Director.
Copeland has over 20 years in recruitment, and joins with a wealth of experience, predominately within the Public Sector IT space. However, she has also managed contract and perm teams within both SME and Corporate environments. Copeland has a proven track record in IT & Digital Transformation Programmes, where she had successfully delivered service contracts in excess of £2m per annum.
Copeland joins from Adecco, where she held the roles of Senior Business Manager Central Government IT, Digital & PPM, and NHS National Sales Lead. She has previously held senior positions at Uniting Ambition as Client Services Director and Head of Corporate Accounts at Certes Computing.
This is a key appointment for Concept to achieve its ambitions of becoming the leading UK talent specialist in the technology sector. Matt Gillen, CEO of Concept, commented “We are delighted that Nicola is joining us at a very exciting time for Concept. After receiving equity-backed funding in 2022, we are looking to grow rapidly in the next few years and Nicola's appointment is key for us to maximise our IT and Digital divisions and to expand our Public Sector proposition."
"There is excellent growth potential at Concept and the team are focused on delivering great customer service for our candidates and customers. There is an opportunity for me to develop a strong footprint in the market and improve our customer and candidate journeys. I’m looking forward to working closely with our customers, I’ve spent over a decade developing service models that deliver change in the IT sector and with the current challenges that exist, there has never been a better time for recruiters to be innovative, cost effective and service driven."
Concept, with headquarters in the West Midlands, provide recruit, train and deploy capabilities that means they can connect organisations with the best tech talent – whether that’s individuals to fill key gaps or ready-made teams to support your next project. With over 20 years of experience across a range of technology sectors, including IT and Engineering, they are experts at connecting the best talent with tech organisations.