Job search

Joey Waller

Job role: Recruitment Consultant

Specialism: Architecture - South

Having joined Conrad in 2016 I was brand new to the recruitment industry and, rather than that being a disadvantage, my freshness has meant that I bring a lot of enthusiasm and vigour to the role.

Having spent the last 7 years living in Australia my professional background includes working within the Gas & Oil industry as a Safety Advisor on one of the world’s largest resource projects – The Gorgon Project, Barrow Island. However, having been Burnley born and bred I found the draw of the bright lights and dizzying heights of my hometown, one of Britain’s more forward-thinking and exciting towns, too strong to ignore and so I packed my bags and set sail for a return to Blighty.

Upon my arrival I discovered Conrad Consulting and, after meeting with the guys in the Leeds office, I knew it was the ideal place to make my next career move. Their personable nature makes them a pleasure to work with and you can see that this feeling extends to the clients and candidates they deal with on a daily basis. If I can add this to my professionalism and willingness to go the extra mile for clients and candidates then I’m sure I can make a success of my position at Conrad.

Unfortunately I am unable to bring an Australian twang to the role as despite a lot of people telling me I would lose my accent out there, I am still blessed/cursed with a charming Burnley accent. However, you may be interested to know that during my time in Australia I did manage to single-handedly pull a Hammer-Head Shark out of the water and on to a boat. Now if we consider the fact that even the late great Steve Irwin didn’t fare too well with a simple Sting-Ray, I’m sure that pretty much makes me a legend in Australia!

Latest Articles

How architects are battling climate change and supporting sustainable living

The concept of sustainable living often receives a hesitant response from those looking to build an office or home. That’s because ...

Read article

Follow our creative CV guide to make your application stand out

Condensing your every detail, responsibility, achievement and skill down to two pages and still getting your CV noticed has been an age-old ...

Read article

Conrad Company Conference - Portugal 2019

It’s been difficult to contain our energy these past few days, as the whole team returned back to work on Monday after a busy weekend in The ...

Read article

How architect-designed green buildings support health and well-being

We all care about the environment, and modern businesses understand the benefits of supporting employees’ health and wellbeing. So, the ...

Read article

A new, refreshed and vibrant look for Conrad

May 2019 marks the launch of our vibrant, new logo which begins a new era for Conrad at an exciting stage in our growth and story thus ...

Read article


01728 726 140

Share this