Octavius Infrastructure Limited, a prominent player in the infrastructure sector, has undergone a remarkable transformation in its talent acquisition strategies. This case study delves into the journey of Octavius, tracing the evolution from its acquisition by Sullivan Street Partners in April 2022 to the implementation of a robust in-house recruitment model.
Formerly known as Osborne Infrastructure, the company rebranded as Octavius Infrastructure Limited in 2022. Recognised for its commitment to excellence, sustainability, and community impact, Octavius specialises in innovative solutions for Rail and Highways projects. The Construction Skills Network report projected a demand for 225,000 construction workers by 2027, positioning Octavius as a major recruiter in the industry.
In March 2022, Octavius initiated a comprehensive evaluation of their recruitment processes. Through input from employees, hiring managers, and external market intelligence, a strategic recruitment plan was crafted, emphasising resilience, user experience, and partnership.