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To continue to improve our
clients business and our

candidates careers 

Winning is a habit, Success is a choice.

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

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Cyber Security

The DCL Search & Selection’s Security practice was established to help our clients meet the continually shifting and evolving threat across technology, people and process.

At our core we are a Search & Selection business; this means that our speciality is in mapping the industry for the hard to find skills, identifying and then approaching the individuals that are not actively exploring the market. This is a service that we have provided for our clients since 1993.

We predominantly service clients across EMEA and have a track record of identifying and attracting the top 10-35% of passive security talent for our clients.​

The Security team have successfully recruited at all levels; including but not limited to;

CISO, Partners, Security Directors, Management, Architects, Security Engineer, Pre Sales consultants, Architects, 1st – 3rd Line Escalation, Project / Programme Managers, New Business Sales processionals.

Penetration testers CREST / CHECK / TIGER, CCP, GRC, Security Auditors (ISO / PCI), Identify and Access Management etc

See our latest vacancies in Cyber Security >

Cloud & Data Centre

When it comes to IT infrastructure, Data Centres are the top if not the vital requirement.

They are a critical requirement for every business as one blip could cost a business thousands. There is no shock about the amount of funding going into the industry.

Over the past three decades the Data Centre industry has witnessed major growth and investment and with that comes a vast number of new providers coming to the UK.

DCL’s Data Centre practice has partnerships with Globally recognised Colocation providers and also more Niche UK focused Colocation providers, helping them exclusively identify the key talent required to build and enhance their business in the United Kingdom and Europe.

We offer a comprehensive recruitment solution encompassing the full lifecycle of a critical facility, from design, construction and fit-out, through to operations, strategy and management.

If you are an experienced data centre professional, or consider yourself a highly talented individual then we should know you.

See our latest vacancies in Data Centre >

Telecom & Collaboration

A unified communications system generally enables a company to use integrated data, video, and voice in one supported product.  Due to the diverse and broad range of technologies and applications that normally have to be integrated, implemented and supported in order to achieve a single communications platform capable of working as one entity, this is often a complex undertaking requiring a high calibre of personnel.

DCL has been helping companies within the Unified communications space for over 10 years. We focus in helping these clients find technical, sales and operational talent. As well as on premise technologies in recent years our focus has been on hosted solutions and currently we are helping clients who are using AI as a means to provide enhanced communication solutions  to their customers.

DCL works in partnership with Cisco, Mitel, Avaya, Juniper and Microsoft resellers helping them identify the key talent required to build and strengthen their Unified Communications practices. 

See our latest vacancies in Unified Communications >


The world of computing is going through massive change. With AI, machine learning, and deep learning, computers are learning to write their own software and having an impact in almost every industry across the globe, most noticeably, in healthcare and automotive.

Although only 15% of Enterprise are using AI, as of today this is expected to double in the next 12 months (Source: Adobe). Companies need more talent to make this happen.

DCL’s AI & Emerging Technologies practice is assisting global and more Niche UK business’s by identifying the key talent who will be able to help make that impact on the industry.

Whether you are looking for someone specific to aid your growing organisation, or if you are a professional individual open to opportunities in your industry, then please get in touch with us.

See our latest vacancies in AI and IOT >


The outsourcing of IT and related services including BPO and Shared Services continues to grow unabated. It has been argued that the credit crunch and the ensuing global monetary crisis will only further fuel what is already a huge market. Demand therefore for the highest calibre people working for outsourcing specialists will remain buoyant. 

This is a market that DCL is acquainted with very well. For a number of years, we have been helping an outsourcing specialists source senior personnel, to director level in areas such as:

•        Sales
•        Bid Management
•        Project and Programme Management
•        Technical and Business Architects
•        Practice Leads
•        Vertical Line Specialists

See our latest vacancies in Contract >

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Why Are We Different

DCL’s mission is to continue to improve our clients’ businesses and our candidates’ careers and we strive to follow our core values which are:

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    We are open and honest in our approach. We will be realistic with you throughout the entire process.

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    We seek Partnership with both our Clients and Candidates.

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    Taking responsibility for our actions.

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    Day to day, we aim to improve continuously, both as individuals and as a company.

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    Earning trust from our Clients and Candidates is a must.

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  • I would highly recommend Chris Holt and DCL Search & Selection. Chris delivers on his promises and goes out of his way to help in anyway he can. Professional, efficient and discreet. Chris is very knowledgeable of the industry and well connected. If you need help he should be at the top of your list of people to call. Has he key skills to attract the best talent in the security industry. Thanks to Chris, for his help in finding me the right job at right time. Keep it up!

    Senior Security Analyst / Consulting Global Leader
  • DCL Search & Selection approached me with an interesting job opportunity and after Rob explained the nature of the role, the company etc, I was happy to put my application forward. Rob regularly kept me informed and I never had to chase for further information during the process. He negotiated an excellent package for me and I would definitely use his services again.

    Service Delivery Manager / Global Telecommunications Provider
  • My placement in my current role through DCL Search & Selection was my first experience with a recruiter. I found Chris to be efficient, professional and helpful. Most importantly, he was great at communicating promptly, which meant the recruitment process was painless and quick. I would recommend to other candidates.

    Policy Adviser / Cyber/Information Security Leader
  • I've been dealing with DCL for the past 4 years, and found my past 2 roles with their help. They are very well connected within their industry, and Arthur and Blaine do a great job of keeping in touch with their clients and candidates. Highly recommend their services to clients and candidates.

    Sales Manager / Global Data Centre Company
  • DCL Search & Selection placed me in a role which turned out to be quite unusual. Chris was helpful and efficient, keeping me updated throughout the recruitment process. The role was enjoyable, rewarding and very interesting. I would highly recommend DCL Search & Selection.

    Quality Assurance Administrator / Professional Services Company
  • I have had the opportunity to work with DCL and Chris Holt in particular on my latest job search, to use the words excellence and professionalism are understatements. Very impressed with the attention to detail and knowledge of the Cyber Security industry. Well done DCL. Happy Holidays and fantastic 2018 to you all.

    Cyber Security Presales Consultant / Independent Security Service Provider
  • I have been dealing with Chris for the past 5-6 years, and have found my past 3 roles though DCL. The whole team is very professional and pleasant to deal with. I highly recommend them to clients and candidates.

    Check Point Professional Services / Leading Cyber Security Provider

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