Our more popular option. Our extensive network and expertise can streamline your hiring process and improve your chances of finding the right candidate.
Need help with permanent or temporary recruitment? We can offer contingent assistance for any size recruitment campaign and provide support whenever you need to make a crucial hire.
We offer more than just recruitment services, including salary benchmarking, candidate assessments, aptitude testing and much more.
Areas we recruit in
We understand our clients often look for candidates with specific product exposures. Find out more about the areas that we specialise in recruiting for within the financial services industry.
Whether it’s prime or sub-prime, residential or buy to let – we’ve recruited mortgage professionals of all levels and exposures in originations and servicing, from senior positions such as Head’s of Lending and Loan Servicing Managers, all the way to Mortgage Administrators and Arrears Management staff.
From relationship management to debt restructuring – we’ve recruited extensively in commercial real estate, from the set up of servicing teams in the UK and appointment of senior directors, to the search and recruitment of CRE professionals on European portfolios.
We’ve supported Asset Finance providers on recruitment campaigns, sourcing suitable candidates in operational functions for their businesses, ranging from new business processing through to servicing.
The Bridging and Development finance sectors have seen significant growth in recent years, with Bridging completions reportedly rising year on year and new and established businesses beginning to offer these specialist products. We have extensive experience in finding suitably qualified professionals with exposure to these types of lending, from Underwriters to Business Development Managers.
We’ve assisted a number of organisations in the banking sector, working on large scale recruitment campaigns from the launch of a new high street retail bank in the UK to the setup of departments for challengers and disruptors.
Car finance, p2p, credit cards, personal loans, point of sale. we understand the different consumer lending propositions and the intricacies involved in their origination and management. We have a large talent pool of candidates with a range of experience in these products working in different capacities for banks, non-bank lenders, building societies, fintechs and other financial services businesses that provide consumer finance.
Whether it’s business loans or corporate credit, we’ve helped our clients find lending and credit specialists with corporate and commercial exposures administering facilities from unsecured business loans to cashflow finance and larger corporate lending.
Our expertise and track record in mortgage recruitment has led us to servicing a number of the leading Equity Release lenders in the UK when they’ve been in need of suitably qualified property lending professionals. We’ve worked on campaigns for senior positions such as Head’s of Underwriting as well as sourcing Property Underwriters with specialist lending exposures.
Discover our clients' experiences first-hand
“Consistently stood out for their dedication to the needs of my business”
Learn more about how we helped Claire recruit at Pepper Advantage, delivering an exceptional talent experience to help support Pepper’s growth over the last decade.
“Working with Stellar is a real partnership”
Hear the unique insight of Paul, a distinguished leader and veteran of the UK lending sector, as he discusses how Stellar Select has supported him as both a Candidate and a Client when recruiting for Landbay.
“Stellar leaves no stone unturned, always finding the right candidates quickly”
Jenny Watts – Tembo Money
“Sourcing talent with really strong mortgage backgrounds”
Stuart Fuller – Previously at Hodge Bank, now at Pepper UK (Pepper Advantage)
Candidates that fit the bill
When it comes to submitting CV’s, we believe in a quality over quantity approach. Taking the time to learn all about your business and understand your recruitment needs, guarantees that we’ll have all the information needed to only ever submit candidates who tick all the boxes.
We’ll market your vacancy
We advertise on the biggest job boards in the UK – but we won’t just post your job and wait for the applications to trickle through. We’ll be proactive and conduct a thorough search of the market utilising the biggest CV databases in the UK as well as our own customised and intelligent database, full of financial services professionals.
An agency that puts candidates first
The recruitment process should be straight forward, transparent and most of all, as hassle free as possible for candidates. Working in partnership with our clients, we’ve recommended strategies to streamline campaigns and keep candidates engaged, giving our clients an edge in the marketplace for the best talent as well as a fast turnaround from initial engagement.
A designated account manager
You’ll have a permanent point of contact at our business who will be on hand to answer any of your queries and update you on the progress of our work. Your account manager will take the time to learn all about your business, it’s culture and what you’re looking for in a new hire. Anything and everything we send to you will be vetted by them – ensuring that we only submit candidates that meet your requirements.
A deep understanding of the industry
One of the reasons why our clients enjoy working with us is our deep understanding and knowledge of the financial services industry. We’ve been supporting businesses since 2005 with their recruitment needs and as the industry has evolved – we have too. From the training we provide new starters on the financial services industry to the customisation of our database – keeping an up-to-date knowledge of the industry is at the heart of everything that we do.
A reliable service
There’s nothing worse than a recruitment agency who over promises and underdelivers, causing inconvenience and delay to your businesses plans. We’ve built our reputation over the years on a practical and realistic approach by assessing the conditions of the market and creating carefully considered recruitment strategies to meet our client’s needs. By doing so, we’ve ensured that expectations are managed with realistic goals, allowing us to focus on delivering the suitable candidates that our clients require.
A compliant recruitment partner
With the recent introduction of GDPR, there’s now a greater spotlight on compliance when selecting a new supplier. We’ve invested heavily in our infrastructure and security, whilst also securing the services of a top 10 UK law firm to provide training and ongoing advice to our business. We also understand that inclusion and diversity are just as important to businesses who are eager to ensure that they don’t miss out on the most qualified individuals. We can demonstrate to our clients how we can help prevent discrimination in the early stages of the recruitment process.
Find out more about how we've helped our clients deliver their recruitment needs
- Bi-lingual senior debt restructuring professionals required to service Cypriot CRE portfolio abroad.Read more
- Underwriting team required for a loan servicing business launching a lending proposition.Read more
- Customer service, Banking operations and Financial Crime staff required for an ambitious startup Digital Bank.Read more
Stellar Select are a hardworking specialist agency, with a deep understanding of their niche sectors.
Head of Commercial Real Estate