To make real change happen you need change-drivers. People with the vision to inspire others, solve problems and make it happen. We specialise in matching these people with like-minded organisations.

An approved supplier to FTSE and global brands, we place both contract and permanent project resource in consultancies, SMEs and large international corporates across the UK, Europe and internationally. Our  15+ years’ experience gives us the knowledge and insight to effectively advise retail/consumer brands, hospitality and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industries.

Latest positions

Finance Reconciliation Analyst

Project Accountant / Reconciliation Analyst, Contract, initial 3 months (inside IR35) (remote UK) £200-£250 p/day Working for a ...

IT PMO Manager

IT PMO Manager, Retail, £70k (WFH / London) Working for a luxury retail company, you will head up the busy IT PMO function. There ...

Quality Assurance Analyst

Quality Assurance Analyst, Salary Circa £51K + bonus and benefits, Hybrid working/ 1-2 days in Bournemouth If you are an ...

Lead Developer

Lead Developer , Salary Circa £80K + 16% bonus and benefits, Croydon - Hybrid working 1-2 days a week in office.  If you are an ...

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The right team members for you

Richard Barker

With a technical IT background and 14 years’ recruitment experience, Richard specialises in the supply of high calibre Project, Programme & Change Management professionals.

Sam McWilliam

An experienced recruitment consultant who specialises in contractors across Project & Programme Management & Business Change, building great relationships along the way.

Our capabilities

  • Business Analysis
  • Business Change / Change Management
  • Project Management (technology & business change)
  • Programme Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Business Relationship Manager / Business Partner
  • Programme Director
  • PMO (Analyst, Lead & Management)
  • Head of Change / Delivery
  • Business Transformation
  • Digital (Agile Delivery, Scrum Master, Product Owner)

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Mark successfully recruited me for a great Business Analyst position. He kept me well informed throughout the process and was able to turnaround my placement within a short amount of time. Mark conducts himself with the upmost professionalism, I would recommend him and the team at Talent Locker to anyone serious about moving their career forward. 

IT Retail Business Analyst

Richard placed me in my current role and was incredibly supportive to me as a candidate. He has also placed some of my very senior positions, many of whom turned out to be long term contractors who are widely respected in the organisation. I have no hesitation in using Richard to fill my short term resourcing needs and to apply for work through Talent Locker.


Martyn is a highly trustworthy and reliable Recruitment Consultant who will keep you informed every step of the way.

David Singh - Principal Project Manager

Mark contacted me regarding a role that fitted what i was looking for. The following day i had my first interview, which enables me to understand what was required and present my skills and how they could be applied. The next day i had my second interview which was successful, and a week on i've done my first week and already working with my team and completely involved.

Hybrid Project Manager - SAP SME

Richard has always provided a first class service, placing me personally in some brilliant perm and contract roles and also supplying quality candidates. The professionalism, experience and drive they offer in providing a service, rather than just a resource - truly sets them apart. It's just one of the reasons that I'll always look to Richard and the whole Talent Locker team.

Kevin Phillips - Senior Business Analyst