Zitko Group is a market leading Total Talent Solutions Provider. A Fire and Security recruitment company that places hard-to-find people in hard-to-fill roles, Zitko offers a full range of services, from their managed service and Recruitment Process Outsourcing solution (RPO), to providing training and deployment solutions, along with working with the full end-to-end supply chain from manufacturing through to the end user.
We understand the importance of finding the right role for the right candidate, so we consistently provide the top level of service for each of our clients by prioritising their needs above our profits. We do this because we trust enough in our processes to know that one will lead to the other. By implementing our unrivalled industry insight into our processes, we have achieved an extensive roster of loyal clients and partners and have been made finalists in a number of awards. We use this recognition from these awards as a marker for our successes and strengths, always striving to win more through the improvement and development of our business practices. What sets our service apart from the rest of the industry is simple. Zitko seeks solutions, not shortcuts.
APSCo is a trade body that represents professional recruiters, providing them with specialist support, industry guidelines and standards of service. The organisation offers market intelligence, advice on legal best practice and holds frequent events for their members. Through our membership with APSCo, Zitko Group has received invaluable insights into the recruitment sector which have enabled us to develop and refine our business processes to remain in keeping with APSCo’s high standards and values. APSCo’s commitment to bettering recruitment, their strong values and generous resources are what makes them such a force in the industry and Zitko Group couldn’t be more proud of our membership with them.
The ISIA is a specialised industry association representing companies in the private security sector in Ireland. Zitko Group was recently named as a Trusted Supplier of the ISIA, a development of great significance because we understand that to commit to the Irish market as a key area of growth, we cannot work from afar and must be as embedded there as we are with organisations such as the BSIA and FIA here in the UK. By joining the ISIA it is Zitko’s hope that our knowledge of the region will develop and in turn, so will our commitment to serving this market for present and prospective partners.
The FIA is a trade association that aims to make the UK and the global community safer by bettering the fire protection offerings available throughout the country. This is made possible through education, regulation and their close contact with the government which focuses on improving standards in the industry. Zitko are proud to be affiliated with an organisation that strives to make a difference for the better.
The BSIA is the UK’s trade association for the professional security sector. The BSIA values progression and excellence in our industry above everything else, ensuring this is achieved through the education and support of its members. Zitko’s membership with the BSIA serves as a signal of our dedication to improving the industry through accountability and quality of service.
The Recruitment Network offers their members a valuable resource of industry expertise to improve their businesses’ efficiencies and increase profits. They have done this by assembling some of recruitment’s most successful thought leaders and influential entrepreneurs, who provide their invaluable insights to the Network’s shared mission of improving the industry. The level of service given by The Recruitment Network has been vital to Zitko’s continued successes in recent years.
Zitko is already proudly affiliated with the Armed Forces Covenant, an organisation which aims to provide the Forces community with access to support services such as housing, financial help and education. We understand the vital work the Armed Forces Covenant does for Forces personnel, who often begin new careers in the fire and security industry once completing their service. Zitko greatly admires the Armed Forces Covenant’s efforts in creating a smoother transition for Forces personnel into civilian life, to the extent that we strive to emulate their mission through our Talent programme.
Zitko Group had astounding success The SME Huntingdonshire Business Awards 2021, being made finalists and winning in three categories, one of which was a special judge’s recognition award. We reached the finalist shortlist for Business of the Year Less than 50 Employees and were delighted to win the awards for Business Innovation, Employer of the Year and Overall Winner. This was the second time that Zitko has won Employer of the Year at these awards, an achievement that demonstrates our commitment to providing our people with a company led by values of inclusivity and high reward.
After shifting our focus to restructuring and re-evaluating our processes in the disruption of the pandemic, Zitko were incredibly proud to be recognised for our efforts at the IFSEC Awards 2021. We were made finalists in the Security Training Initiative, Security Partnering Initiative, Customer Care Initiative and Company Lockdown Hero of the Year categories.
Zitko were honoured to be made finalists at the BSIA Awards 2022 in the Innovative Security Project category. The British Security Industry Association is a highly esteemed organisation in our sector and one we greatly admire. Therefore, for them to recognise our determined efforts to challenge the increasing shortage of skilled engineers in the industry through our Talent training programme is a huge accomplishment.
Throughout the challenges brought about the pandemic, Zitko Group remained resilient in the continuous provision of our services and achieved some great financial successes because of it. For us to be made finalists in the Recruitment Company of the Year £0-2million Turnover was a huge step forward in us gaining recognition for our commitment to perseverance in adverse circumstances.
The OSPAs aim to give recognition to outstanding contributions to the security industry and receive a huge number of submissions from across the industry. We were recognised in the Outstanding Security Training Initiative and the Outstanding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative categories, both of which were for our Talent training programme. Talent is a programme that aims to improve our industry and ensure its longevity by making it inclusive and progressive, so this recognition was hugely rewarding. Incidentally, the high number of submissions for the 2022 awards set a new record, meaning Zitko Group being announced as finalists in two categories is an achievement to be even more proud of.