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With ten years’ experience of recruiting within the property and real estate sectors, we are sensitive to the challenges faced by both job seekers and employers. Whether you are looking to hire new talent for your company or you are seeking your next career move, 360North will be a trusted partner to add value to your search. We will invest time to understand your needs and deliver on our promise to provide a best in class service to clients and candidates alike.

Our Specialist Property Sectors

Why Us?

  • We are passionate about property, with ten years’ experience of recruiting across the UK property and real estate arena.

  • We have expertise within General Practice Surveying, Project Management and Building Surveying.

  • Our approach is nothing but consultative. We listen…and then we listen again.

  • We are a boutique business, measured solely by our results and reputation in the market.

  • We are committed to sourcing best in class talent for our clients.

  • Every candidate we work with can expect an honest, professional and extremely consultative service.

  • We are not in the business of ‘farming’ candidates. We do not use job boards.

  • Our business promotes a low volume, high quality ethos.

  • We do not use KPIs and do not undertake unnecessary activity just to fulfil a weekly quota.

  • We are flexible in our approach.

If you are looking to hire talent to your team or wish to discuss your next career move, please call Michael Ashworth today on +44 7957 248 106 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, you can send an e-mail to michael@360northrecruitment.co.uk

Our Mission

360North work with a diverse range of clients and candidates across the UK, offering full-circle recruitment services to the property and real estate sector.

Our Values

Be creative

…the solution isn’t always black and white

Be Honest

…or you will never gain trust.

Strive to achieve

…as complacency results in under performance.

Be Collaborative

…because two heads are better than one.

Our Vision

Partners: Nurture a leading community of clients and candidates to forge close, long lasting partnerships.

Service: Offer a second-to-none consultative service that focuses on the needs of our Partners.

Bespoke: Getting to know you so we can offer a tailored solution to your requirements and goals.

Accuracy: Our barometer for success. We will deliver market leading accuracy without compromising on quality.

Benchmark: Offering the highest possible standard of service. Second to none.

Testimonials

Kris Musial, Development Project Manager - Queensberry Real Estate

I would highly recommend Michael. He is an exceptionally good recruitment consultant, very professional, engaged and honest. The whole process was very well managed.

Justin Lawrence, Acquisitions Manager - Crosslane

Michael was a real pleasure to work with. His proactive, open and informative approach made the whole process of finding my first new role in 16 years a much easier experience than it might have been. His insightful advice around interview preparation was invaluable. I have no hesitation in recommending Michael to anyone whether they are recruiting for a vacancy or seeking a new role for themselves

Andy Hesketh, Business Centre Manager - HIMOR

From the outset Michael understood my motivations for moving and identified the right position for me. Throughout the application process I was updated with progress and advised accordingly. Whilst a 3rd party, Michael's ethics gave me a positive view of my prospective employer.

Manu Dinamani, Acquisitions Manager - Crosslane Co-Living

I have known Michael for over 5 years and he has only ever put me forward for roles that genuinely suit. Being extremely selective I know I have not been an easy client but Michael has facilitated my recent change of role to an entity who is a perfect fit. I would highly recommend Michael and 360North to anyone exploring a change in career, or looking for a candidate who fits the requirements. Looking forward to working with Michael more in the future, but from the other side. Extremely well connected, great knowledge of the market and always available.

Tom Cherry, Operations Director - UK & European Investments

I have worked with Michael on a number of occasions, most recently with him successfully sourcing and placing a candidate in to our real estate transactions team. Michael took the time to understand the needs of our business and presented a well thought out short list of candidates. Michael was incredibly helpful in managing the whole process and I am happy to recommend him.

Julie-Ann Lewis, Team Secretary - HIMOR

Michael contacted me direct to discuss a specific role. It was clear from the outset he had read my CV thoroughly and was keen to place me within an environment my skill set and experience would suit. From initial contact until the successful placement at my new job he consistently supported me throughout. He was approachable, professional and offered a reliable service as a recruiter. I would definitely recommend Michael, he was reliable and genuinely cared about my next career move.

Adam Mason, Senior Surveyor - Lambert Smith Hampton

I found Michael to be very thorough throughout the recruitment process. He really took the time to initially discuss my main motivations for wanting to change roles and then followed this up by regularly bringing roles to my attention over the following weeks. He was excellent at maintaining communication at every stage and kept me well informed of any developments, no matter how small. I would certainly recommend 360 North to other property professionals looking for help in securing their next career move

Max Makarov, Transactions Analyst - UK & European Investments

It was a pleasure working with Michael. From initial contact until the successful placement at my new job he consistently supported me in my applications. He ensured that I was prepared for interviews and provided an approachable but professional service. Michael was always reachable and contactable whenever I had any questions or wanted feedback. For reliable service with a recruiter who genuinely cares about your application, I would look no further than Michael

Hollie Buckle, Regional Development Director - Crosslane

It has been an absolute pleasure working with Michael. He was supportive, diligent and kept me informed throughout the process. Michael took the time to meet with me in person and built an in-depth understanding of my career history and future aspirations. Michael introduced me to a Regional Director role in the North West and very quickly secured an interview which led to a successful job offer. He negotiated the role’s package on my behalf and I trusted that he would represent my aspirations strongly and ultimately secure me the best offer. My experience of working with Michael has been extremely positive and I would recommend him to anyone looking for a professional and supportive recruitment process.

Olivia Hughes, Investment Manager - CEG

Michael was incredibly professional throughout the recruitment process, prepping me for my interview and providing useful information throughout the process. I would recommend Michael to anyone looking for a new job, I have landed my dream job!

Tom Bradburn, Portfolio Manager - Rushbond

Michael possesses a deep knowledge of the real estate sector and is very well connected on both consultancy and client side across the regional market. Michael was engaging, driven and responded immediately to any requests or queries I had. He delivered and I would recommend him to anyone in my position

Heather Whitfield, Building Manager - CBRE

Michael was extremely professional throughout the whole recruitment process. He really took the time to understand what I wanted in my next role, supported me through the whole process, and kept in touch even after I was successful in getting the position. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone. 

Jessica Malone, Portfolio Manager - Assura Plc

Michael is very professional and talented at his job. He put me at ease from our first telephone conversation and managed to put me forward for a job that matched all of my requirements. Michael's support and advice enabled me to be very prepared and confident during the interview process and ultimately enabled me to ascertain my dream role.

Jessica Davison, Associate Director - Savills

Michael was very proactive in his approach, he was quick to find vacancies and he kept me up to date on my applications.  He was always contactable and prompt at responding and dealing with any queries.

David Cran, Eddisons

Michael was on the ball, regularly in contact by phone and email and setting up interviews within days. Rather than just sending in my CV we arranged a meeting so he knew exactly what I was looking for and as such found me the perfect job in literally a week and a half in the worst employment market in decades. Well worth the call and will certainly use again if I want to make another move in the future.

Samantha Challenger – CBRE

I found Michael's approach to be extremely professional throughout the entire process. He took the time to meet me and undertook a very thorough analysis of my previous experience as well as exactly what I was looking for from my next career move. He was always available to answer any questions and guide me through the recruitment process. His advice was invaluable throughout the interview process - feedback was always prompt and accurate. Thanks to 360North I have secured a fantastic new role in one of the world's leading real estate businesses. I would have no hesitation in recommending Michael to anybody seeking to secure a new role within the property industry.

Kirsten MacArthur – CBRE

Michael and 360 North were fantastic. He approached me through Linked in and I'm so glad that he did. He listened to what I wanted in a job and took the time to match the right job to me. He kept me well informed at every stage even when there was no news. Brilliant service and I've now got the right job in the right area and for the right money because of Michael and 360 North. Thank You

Simon Hooper – Eddisons Taylors

My dealings with 360North were extremely positive. I found Michael to be friendly, personable and very approachable. He took the time to understand my objectives and kept me informed throughout the whole process. I work within a specialist market and Michael demonstrated an excellent understanding of the sector and most importantly, the type of culture I was seeking within a new role. It took a total of 5 weeks from the date my CV was submitted to job offer. All in all, working with 360North was a hugely positive experience. Michael clearly has extensive experience and knowledge of the UK real estate market and I would strongly recommend him to any property professional looking for their next career move.

Roy Taylor – Building Manager

360North were instrumental in helping me to get my new job. Michael’s communication was superb and the preparation he gave me before the interviews ensured that I felt prepared and confident. Nothing was too much trouble and every query I had was answered straight away even in the evening! If it had not been for the support offered throughout I’m not sure if I could have performed so well at the interviews. I would recommend 360North to help you find your next job

Associate Partner - Ashtenne

Michael was retained by Ashtenne to secure a new Regional Director for the North East office which I was lucky enough to secure. During the candidate consideration period, Michael kept me constantly up to date with progress and provided further advice on my CV and interview stages.  I would certainly recommend Michael Ashworth again.

Director's profile

Michael Ashworth

Michael has almost ten years’ experience of recruiting within the Surveying arena having previously worked for two other property and real estate focused consultancies. Initially establishing himself as a regional GP specialist, Michael became a go-to recruiter across this specialist market. More recently operating at senior level, Michael managed a General Practice team operating across the UK market, encompassing a Retail and Leisure Estates specialism. During this time, he also successfully established a London GP desk and successfully recruited for a range of London based property consultancies, funds, developers, private equity houses and high net worth individuals. Having honed his expertise through both buoyant and extremely difficult market conditions, he founded 360North to bring a unique and highly consultative offering to what is now a thriving UK property market.

360North Community

The 360North community of clients and candidates is the result of extensive networking, referrals and headhunting. We are firm believers that the most successful partnerships are forged on trust and reputation.   For this reason, 360North do not use job boards to advertise vacancies or source candidates. Instead we will take our time to understand the needs of our clients and candidates before utilising our growing 360North community to deliver the best results. This unique approach enables us to achieve market leading accuracy ratios to our clients and take the required time to deliver a truly consultative approach to all of our candidates.
If you would like to become part of the growing 360North community, please call Michael Ashworth on +447957 248 106.

GDPR

This Privacy Policy explains what 360 North Ltd. (360 North) do with your personal data, whether we are in the process of finding you a job, continuing our relationship with you post placement, providing you with a service, receiving a service from you, using your data to ask for your assistance in relation to one of our candidates, or you are visiting this site.

All organisations that process personal data are required to comply with data protection legislation. This includes in particular the Data Protection Act 1998 (or its successor) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (together the ‘Data Protection Laws’).  The Data Protection Laws give individuals certain rights over their personal data whilst imposing certain obligations on the organisations that process their data.

As a recruitment business 360 North collects and processes both personal data and sensitive personal data. It is required to do so to comply with other legislation. It is also required to keep this data for different periods depending on the nature of the data.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (the GDPR), the data controller is:

360 North Ltd

Ivy Business Centre,

Crown Street,

M35 9BG

This Privacy Policy applies to the personal data of our Candidates, Clients, Suppliers and Website Users.

From time to time we may need to amend this Privacy Policy. Please visit this page to stay up to date, as any changes made will be posted here.

What do 360 North do?

360 North provides recruitment related services to candidates and clients and we will, therefore, use your personal data in order for us to be able to deliver these services to you whether you be a candidate, client or website user.

What we collect

We may collect the following information for individuals:

  • Name
  • Current job title and potential salary earnings
  • Contact information including email address and telephone number
  • Referee details
  • Nationality
  • Your right to work status
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Information on your interests and needs regarding future job opportunities
  • Any additional information you choose to disclose to us

A lot of the above data will only be collected as part of a pre-screening call with 360 North. Upon initial contact, we will process the data that you have made available on your CV or third-party profiles such as profiles filled out on a job board or networking site.

 Why we collect certain information

To enable us to support you in your search for employment we need to know certain information. This allows us to present the best opportunities whilst saving you time by avoiding you having to wade through information about irrelevant jobs and services.

It is completely at the individuals’ discretion what information they wish to provide us with. However, the more accurate information we can gather about an individual will enable us to provide a more in-depth search and allow us to be able to put candidates forward for job opportunities that match their criteria.

You can share your details with us in many ways and are likely to include:

  • Entering your details onto our website via a “contact us” form or via an application form as part of a registration process
  • Emailing your CV to us directly
  • Leaving a hard copy of your CV with us at an event we are attending
  • Applying for a job advertised on our website

Data we receive from other sources

  • Where you apply for a job that we have advertised via a third party such as an online job board
  • Via an online job board CV Database that you have signed up to and we have access to in line with the terms agreed by both parties
  • Your referees may share personal information about you with us
  • Our clients may share personal information about you with us
  • We will most likely also process your data when searching for Candidates through third-party applications such as job boards and social networking sites such as LinkedIn
  • If you are referred to us

Where we keep your information and our security

We will do what we reasonably can to protect the personal data we hold from misuse, loss or unauthorised access.

We are likely to keep your information that you have provided us with on our electronic database. We access this database daily for our day to day business activities from a secure platform which is password protected and has strict user restrictions.

Senior management ensures that data records are kept confidential and secure.  In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect verbally and electronically and all of our employees are aware of this through our company policies.

If you suspect any misuse, loss or unauthorised access of your personal data please let us know immediately.

Our main suppliers

Microdec – Our CRM Database provider. We use Profile RPM 10.6. This is where the main bulk of your data is stored for recruitment purposes only. They also deal with our system support for the software and only have access to our servers when fixing a problem with the software or updating the system.

Ivy Business Centre (Manchester) – Is where 360 North is based.  They are responsible for the management and services provided for our office space. We use minimal hard copy information and operate a clean desk policy in which all information or sensitive data is locked away once we leave the office.

Data retention period:

 We aim to keep your data for as long as required, we do regular checks with our candidates to find out if the data we hold on them is correct and if they still would like to be kept on our system or if they still wish to be contacted regarding any job opportunities we have.

We value our customers and their privacy and we will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

How we share your information – Legitimate Interests

Article 6-1-f of the GDPR states that we can process your data where “processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller [360 North] or by a third party except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data.”

As already established, 360 North is a company that provides recruitment services to candidates and clients.

From a candidate perspective where you as an individual apply directly to a role advertised by 360 North on behalf of a client, send your CV to specific 360 North consultants, or make your CV or profile available to view online or download from a job board or professional networking site, you’re happy for us to collect and process your data in order to provide you with our recruitment services and provide you similar jobs suitable to you in line with our expectations.

Where you have made your personal data available within these circumstances we will also provide you with updates on similar positions on email based around a soft opt-in that is you have made your data available to us for the purposes of recruitment services including receiving updates about job opportunities that could be suitable to you.

You have the right to object to us processing your data on this basis and you can do so by contacting us directly.

From a client perspective, we will think it is reasonable to collect data relating to individual contacts of an organisation as well as keeping records of conversations (email & phone calls), meetings, jobs registered and placed with you. As a business that provides recruitment services to clients and candidates, we deem it legitimate to collect this information in order to fulfil our requirements as a profit-making business.

Controlling your personal information

  • you have the right to request what information we hold on you
  • you have the right to ask for any information we hold on you to be updated or deleted

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete or you would like it deleted, please contact us either verbally or in writing.

Contact Us

e: michael@360northrecruitment.co.uk

t: +44 7957 248 106

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