Opus.
Dynamic, innovative –
a different type of
recruitment agency.

 

We specialise in working with clients to provide, cost effective, high quality end to end recruitment solutions either directly or via our managed service offering.

 

With a particular expertise and heritage in Public and Not for Profit sectors, we have deep insight in how these organisations work which sets us apart in the market.

 

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OUR HISTORY

 

Opus People Solutions was established in May 2014.

 

Our dedicated team has considerable experience in the temporary recruitment industry, both in the private and public sector, with a track record of delivering successful solutions for client contingent resourcing needs. We are an experienced managed service provider and maintain a supply chain of over 80 recruitment agencies and contractors to enhance our service offer.

We provide a cost effective professional temporary recruitment service, including:

  • Providing temporary workers to clients
  • Offering a fully managed recruitment service

Accredited by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) we operate to its Code of Conduct, all relevant government legislation and best industry practice assuring our clients of the highest ethical and compliance standards.

 

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MEET THE TEAM
Paul Lowes
Managing Director

Paul Lowes
Managing Director

 

Paul is an experienced senior HR professional with an extensive career in the public sector, spanning Local Government, Fire and Rescue and Higher Education. He also spent several years running a successful business, unrelated to recruitment and HR, in the private sector.

 

Paul leads Opus with his vast range of skills, knowledge and experience, gained from a variety of exciting business and leadership roles. Paul ensures that Opus successfully delivers an excellent, compliant and customer focussed service that is dynamic, innovative and different.

 

Outside of the office, Paul’s interests include rugby, fine wine and spending time with his family.

 

         

Brad
Finance Director

Brad Sinclair
Finance Director

 

Brad has extensive knowledge in Business and Finance, joining Opus from public practice where he acted for a variety of businesses of all sizes, across a number of industries. With experience in Business Advisory, Auditing and Financial Management, Brad heads up the Finance function for Opus focusing his time on strategic planning, financial control, management information, statutory compliance and overall efficiency to ensure the business is performing to its capabilities to maximise its opportunities, and mitigate risks.

 

Brad trained with a Top 10 National Firm of Chartered Accountants and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

 

In his spare time, Brad is kept on his toes by his young children and when he can enjoys attending music concerts and playing/watching football.

 

         

Sarah
Operations Manager

Sarah Stables
Operations Manager

 

Sarah has an extensive background in both public and private sector. She spent three years with a global recruitment agency before moving into the public sector in 2005.

 

Sarah has been part of the creation of Opus and realised the unique way she could work with clients moving forward. Sarah thrives under the pressure of the role and enjoys building new relationships with clients and suppliers.

 

Out of work she has a busy family life and is keen football fan supporting Ipswich Town.

 

         

Abby
Assistant Operations Manager

Abby Muhs-Brown
Assistant Operations Manager

 

Previously a Senior Recruitment Consultant, Abby has recently taken on the role of Assistant Operations Manager.

 

Having initially joined as a temp in 2006, Abby was part of Suffolk County Council’s HR department for many years, giving her a wealth of HR knowledge.

 

Abby was involved in the initial talks surrounding the creation of Opus and was excited to move forward with the company. She is a really positive member of the team, who quickly builds up trusting relationships with everyone she meets.

 

When she’s not at work, Abby loves spending time outdoors with her new baby.

 

         

Tom
Systems Manager

Tom Brown
Systems Manager

 

Tom joined Opus in August 2016, having enjoyed several years working in local authorities.

 

Tom is an integral part of the leadership team at Opus and holds responsibility for all business administration. Alongside the systems and technology elements of his role, Tom leads on all marketing and promotional activity with his team and leads on major projects within the business.

 

Outside of work, Tom enjoys a busy family life and also fits in some football and running when time allows.

 

         

Kevin
Process and Compliance Manager

Kevin Bennett
Process & Compliance Manager

 

Kevin joined Opus in April 2017. He brings extensive knowledge and experience to the role having previously worked for Suffolk County Council for 15 years in a fast paced HR department where he led a successful front office HR team over several years.

 

He has experience of working on TUPE transfers, departmental restructures, implementation of IT systems, HR data reporting and process reengineering.

 

Outside work he has a busy family life, but when he does find the time he likes to play and watch football. In the last few years he started running and since then has complete two marathons and numerous half marathons.

 

         

Charlotte
Personal Assistant

Charlotte Banks
PA to Managing Director and Finance Director

 

Charlotte graduated with a degree in Business Management. Her career has been varied, having worked in the Retail, Insurance and Recruitment industries.

 

Having spent the last few years as a Recruitment Consultant within the Private Sector and Public Sector, Charlotte now provides executive support to the Managing Director and Finance Director at Opus.

 

Outside of work, she enjoys shopping, holidays abroad and working out at the gym.

 

         

Daniella
Recruitment Consultant

Daniella Wood
Recruitment Consultant

 

Daniella joined Opus as a temporary Administrator in 2014. She was keen to progress within Opus and has recently been promoted to Recruitment Consultant.


Prior to working for Opus, Daniella completed her Business Diploma at college before securing work in a variety of public sector organisations.


Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, shopping for handbags and holidays in the sun.

 

         

Vision

To be the recruiter of choice within the public sector in our chosen markets

 

Mission

To offer our clients alternative, innovative and cost effective approaches to their temporary recruitment needs

 

Governance

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Values

TEAMWORK

We are building a positive team, continually learning and developing

 

RESPECT

We are supportive, empathetic and treat people as individuals

 

EXCELLENCE

We are professional, experienced and knowledgeable

ADAPTABILITY

We are solution driven problem solvers and responsive to change

 

TRUSTED

We are fair, honest and act with integrity at all times