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Mark Thompson

Associate Director - Federal Technology

  • Industry: Consulting
  • Regions covered: US and EMEA

Mark is an experienced Executive Search Professional with a proven track record of exceeding expectations. Specializing in full-cycle federal recruiting, Mark demonstrates a sense of urgency, delivering fast and effective results whilst providing top-quality talent. He has excellent interpersonal skills with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and the desire to learn.

Skilled at sourcing and placing candidates through social media, networking and referrals for direct hire opportunities. Proven success in building customer & candidate relationships leading to negotiating and closing requisitions. A creative and inventive thinker, who craves a challenge and who is not afraid to work outside my comfort zone.

Mark has experience with full life-cycle recruiting to include Federal consulting, fast-turn projects, digital, web software development, Cyber Security projects and cleared positions. A strong understanding of cleared positions and Security Clearances such as Public Trust, DOD Secret, DHS Secret, Top Secret, Top Secret/SCI, Top-Secret SCI Poly Clearances.

Primary areas of recruitment include:

Business Development, Capture Management, Strategic Growth, Proposal Management, Systems Engineering, Modelling & Simulation, Satellite Communication, Network Engineering, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, AWS, Information Technology

"Working with some of the most talented individuals in the market and some of the leading companies in the industry I pride myself on delivering the highest quality service for candidates and clients. In addition to the standard recruitment processes, I have also successfully delivered retained assignments, succession planning and market mapping projects to a variety of clients"

If you would like to find out more about how I can provide a bespoke recruitment solution for you or your business, please feel free to contact me on: / +44 (0) 113 416 6482

Mark 's insights


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