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Specialists not generalists in Defence recruitment solutions

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Service led delivery

We don’t just recruit, we deliver

At Whiteflare we provide transparent and service led recruitment across the five UK Defence domains of Land, Air, Maritime, Space, and Cyber, we work closely with our customers and candidates to establish and deliver the optimum solution.

Specialists in engineering, safety and project management we have talented candidates who are current and engaged. We make it a priority to keep communication channels open and focus on the longer-term relationships. We appreciate a good candidate when we see one.

Our skilled consultants come from current and relevant sector backgrounds and we work closely to establish the most suitable route to industry.

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How are we doing it?

  • Actively supporting service leavers
  • No sales targets, we focus on people not numbers
  • Engaged candidate talent pool
  • Established industry network
  • We call when we say we will
  • We get to know you
  • Having an experienced team of Defence consultants
  • Supporting and expanding customers teams and candidates’ careers
  • We are proud members of the Armed Forces Covenant

Whiteflare commitments


We are committed to maintaining open, honest, and consistent communication with employers, candidates and across our established industry network.

Fully Focused

We keep it simple, remove targets and focus on exceptional service. Our aim and motivation is the delivery of the best outcomes for our customers and candidates.

Totally Transparent

We believe in transparency, from fees and requirements, to solutions and suitability. Customers and candidates trust and value us because of this, and it’s the blueprint for everything we do.

Sector Specialists

We remain committed to being specialists not generalists, delivering current sector knowledge backed up by relevant industry expertise and an experienced team.

We’re with you from the start

It's more than a job, we understand that. Our small established team work quietly and seamlessly to offer support and guidance to both customers and candidates to create lasting partnerships.


We believe in being focused and remain committed to continuing to support our Defence industry partners within engineering, project and safety management.

Industry expertise

With our team of highly skilled and experienced consultants our Defence customers rely on us to support their resourcing requirements across the five UK Defence Domains, delivering solutions backed up by industry expertise.

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"The team at Whiteflare understand the valuable skills and breadth of experience that the service person possesses and how they are relevant and indeed invaluable within the Defence environment. Becoming an employee with Whiteflare was stress free as they supported my transition, ensuring I fully understood what was required of me (by the end customer) and how I satisfied those needs to increase the probability of employment."

Carl - Aeronautical Engineer

Carl previously spent 27 years as an Aircraft Engineer within the Royal Navy

A different approach

As part of our mission to redefine how recruitment agencies operate, we don’t set any individual sales targets. Our goals are delivering exceptional service, tailored solutions, and long-term relationships. We want to allow our team to be focused on delivering the best outcomes for employers and candidates.

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