Founded in 2016 by CEO Alexandra Schawilje, UniqueIT offers clients and candidates a highly focused and personal recruitment experience from our offices in the UK, Germany and Spain.

Led by Alexandra, our specialist team helps financial organisations such as investment banks, brokers and hedge funds, alongside technology solution vendors, to find the right financial talent for their roles across the entire product lifecycle, from inception to delivery.

And because we are experts in recruiting for front and back office trading, asset management, risk, governance and compliance solutions, we understand what skills our clients need, and those our candidates have, ensuring there is a perfect match.




  • Laurent, IT financial software consultant
    I have worked with Alexandra for many years. She listens to customer needs, aims to build long-term mutually beneficial relationships and she knows the hiring market perfectly. She is one of the most reliable headhunters in the market and it is always a pleasure to work with her.
    Laurent, IT financial software consultant
  • Wendy, IT contractor
    Alex has been very supportive and professional during every step of the process. She has responded to all queries extremely promptly and doesn't put any pressure on you, which is what I have experienced in the past with recruiters. She goes out of her way to assist in every way she can and is an excellent recruiter.
    Wendy, IT contractor

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