Sopra Steria Recruitment Appointed to Cirrus Consortium Agency & Recruitment Framework

Bringing an opportunity to provide staff to public sector organisations.

ClogoSopra Steria Recruitment, one of the UK’s leading staffing companies and managed recruitment service providers, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a place on the Cirrus Consortium Agency Labour & Recruitment Framework to provide staff to public sector organisations. 

The Framework covers the provision of temporary and permanent staff, including interim placements. Under the agreement, Sopra Steria Recruitment will be supplying talent through four Lots: Lot 5 – IT; Lot 6 – Finance; Lot 7 – HR; and Lot 12 - Executive Directors. The current agreement runs until March 2023.

Based in North West England, Cirrus Purchasing Ltd is a specialist procurement consultancy which supports the social housing, public and private sectors. The Cirrus Consortium is a group of contracting authorities across England, Scotland and Wales which have joined together to establish frameworks for a range of products and services that comply with the Public Contracts Regulations (PCR). The  Consortium  is  led directly  by  member  organisations  and  managed  by Cirrus  Purchasing  Ltd.

The framework is available to use for all contracting authorities including local authorities, social housing providers, police & emergency services, NHS trusts, schools, universities and registered charities and offers a shorter and compliant route to procurement. 


Daniel O’Mahoney, Frameworks Manager at Sopra Steria Recruitment, commented “We are delighted that Cirrus has chosen Sopra Steria Recruitment to provide both contract and permanent recruitment services to government and charitable organisations. This appointment offers the opportunity to build on our successful track record in delivering recruitment services to the public sector, which is a market we truly understand.


“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our dedicated delivery team, without which partnerships such as this would not be possible. Sopra Steria Recruitment’s key differentiators, including our knowledge of the market, flexibility in service offering and commitment to getting it right first time for our clients, mean that we are really in a position to help the public sector achieve commercial value.”