Copello has significant experience of working within the Government and Defence sector either directly or throughout the supply chain. Our focus is establishing long standing relationships with our clients and candidates built on our one corporate value, Trust. This value underpins our approach to everything. 

Our focus

Establishing networks of talent in core areas that have significant impact on the successful delivery of critical projects


Our specialist team

We focus specifically within the defence and government services industries providing talent across a number of vital security projects


Our clients

Copello work with clients across Aerospace and Aviation, Marine, Land, Space and Nuclear

The Government and Defence sector is continually changing and needs new skills and approaches. Our commitment is establishing talent networks for clients that ensure current projects are delivered on time as well as focusing on the talent of the future. Copello is proud of our track record of recruiting diverse candidates into our clients, helping towards changing the face of the industry.

Successful across the following areas

The areas where we have successfully placed candidates and project teams are:

  • System Engineers
  • Technical Authority’s 
  • Service Delivery 
  • Service Design, Solutions and Systems Architecture
  • Trials, Validation & Verification Engineers
  • Electrical Design Engineers Requirements
  • Managers and Engineers Safety & Reliability Engineers 
  • ILS Engineers and Supportability Consultants 
  • Configuration Engineers and Managers
  • Modelling & Simulation Engineers Software
  • Engineers & Software Architects
  • Mechanical Design Engineers and Managers
  • Risk Managers and Consultants 
  • Project and Programme Management
  • Bid Management
  • Commercial, Procurement and Supply Chain

Copello has a track record to responding to the need for specialist teams quickly and understands the levels of security clearance needed. We have developed a talent pool of security cleared candidates (BC, CTC, SC and DV Cleared) to provide an agile and quick service to our clients. 

Our experience in this area ensures a bespoke approach, whether the focus is one hire or establishing a project team blending permanent and interim hires, we are able to quickly adapt our service to suit your needs.

Copello work hard to provide an agile solution to the Government and Defence sector and know the importance of finding the best talent in the industry to drive innovation and deliver. We understand how critical it is to get the best teams for such important projects. We take pride in delivering  to Government Departments, 1st Tier suppliers and throughout the supply chain and show dedication and focus to every assignment we take on.

We adopt a professional yet personable approach which helps us in understanding our clients and them building confidence in our capability. We work across Systems, Design and Analysis, Manufacturing and Professional Services and take a particular interest in new technologies and transformation.

Copello are proud to support diversity in the workplace and have a track record of finding excellent talent in under-represented groups within the Engineering Sector. Our teams are able to offer bespoke recruitment solution tailored to fit your approach to recruitment whether that is Contract, Permanent or Fixed Term Contact.

Our Current Positions, Your Future

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Transversal Engineer

Location: Hampshire, Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per Year, Ref: 22100 Type: Permanent

Copello are recruiting for a Transversal Engineer to join a business based in Hampshire.

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Asset Manager

Location: Hampshire , Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per Year, Ref: 20768 Type: Permanent

Copello are working with a defence services company to find an experienced Asset Manager capable of delivering a clear Asset Management strategy to a critical function wi…

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Ground Radio Manager

Location: Somerset, Salary: £45,000 - £45,000 per Year, Ref: 22381 Type: Permanent

Copello are recruiting for a Ground Radio Manager to be responsible for the regional maintenance activities of Airfield Navigation Systems.

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Data Integration Engineer

Location: Hampshire, Rate: £50,000 - £58,000 per Year, Ref: 22496 Type: Fixed Term Contract

Copello are recruiting for an Integration Engineer to join a leading business based in Hampshire.

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OSS Data Integration Engineer

Location: Hampshire, Rate: £52,000.00 - £62,000.00, Ref: 22495 Type: Fixed Term Contract

Copello are recruiting for an OSS Data Integration Engineer to join a leading business based in Hampshire (2-3 days pw).

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Technical Sales Manager

Location: Yateley, Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per Year, Ref: 22099 Type: Permanent

Equipment Sales experience in the Defence Sector, particularly Maritime / Naval.
Copello are working with a manufacturer of Electronic equipment and systems used in a…

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Quality Engineer

Location: East Sussex, Ref: 21826 Type: Permanent

Degree / HND or Industry experience. Ideally time served in a CNC environment
Copello are working with an international manufacturer providing key products into a var…

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Air Traffic Engineer (ATE)

Location: Hampshire, Rate: £37,000.00 - £40,000.00, Ref: 20968 Type: Fixed Term Contract

Copello are recruiting for experienced Air Traffic Engineers to join a team based in Hampshire to support the maintenance of Airfield/Air Traffic Equipment.

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