EDINBURGH head-quartered recruitment specialists Head Resourcing, has announced the internal promotion of Lyle Ritchie to Head of Talent Solutions where he will lead an expert team responsible for attracting and supplying a diverse range of top talent across IT, digital and business change sectors.
Ritchie has more than ten years’ experience in IT, Digital & Change recruitment specialising in senior IT roles with a strong track record across a range of industries from financial services, FMCG, Consultancy, scaling businesses and the consumer motor trade. He has quickly climbed the ranks at Head Resourcing starting initially as a recruitment consultant in 2013, progressing to Deputy Manager and then Managing Consultant in 2020 before taking on his latest role as Head of Talent Solutions.
Commenting on his appointment, Lyle Ritchie said: “Like many others in the sector, we have experienced the challenges of the fluctuating job market and recurring talent shortages in recent years. However, companies across a variety of sectors are increasing their search for specialist tech and digital roles, as everyone looks to technology to drive productivity, safety and efficiency in the blended work environment, so there has never been a more exciting time to work in this field.
“Having been a part of the Head Resourcing family for just over seven years, it is great to be stepping into this new senior role. As a people centric business, our focus will continue to be to work with both clients and candidates to strategically match top talent to the best market opportunities.”
Huw Martin, Managing Director of Head Resourcing, added: “Lyle is an expert in his field and is highly knowledgeable on all aspects of recruitment, particularly in the IT and digital sectors. Here at Head Resourcing, nurturing, and developing our own talent is just as important as sourcing top candidates for our clients.
“We have seen Lyle grow from strength to strength, and his track record of successful candidate placement and strong client relationships speaks for itself. His commercial mindset and analytical approach are excellent attributes to head up the Talent Solutions division within our business and to assist our clients through their digital and IT development strategies.”