Rainbow HR build strong & lasting relationships.


Searching for a new team member and looking for support to find the perfect candidate?

Rainbow HR have been operating for over 11 years at a senior HR level, created by award-winning HR expert, Fiona Irvine, who is well known and well respected within the transport industry. Rainbow HR  have developed a UK wide network of associates and a fantastic network of previous colleagues and clients. For all of our clients, we take the time to fully understand your business and the challenges you face. We work with your teams to ensure that our matchmaking is right for your business. Our expert consultants conduct interviews in the evenings and weekends to suit the candidate’s availability. Our team of consultants have been operating at the most senior HR level for many years in the transport industry which makes our conversion rate high.

What you’ll receive as a client of Rainbow HR:

  • Detailed briefing with the client to fully understand the skills needed for the role
  • Ensure we have a full understanding of the type of person that would fit well with your business
  • Advertising and search for candidates using our network/researcher
  • Develop a candidate brief
  • Initial screening of all applications
  • Virtual interviews to keep the costs down
  • Summary of the interview feedback for the shortlist
  • Presentation of the shortlisted candidates to the client
  • Set up of initial interviews at candidate friendly times
  • Feedback to candidates
  • Management of offer


What do our previous clients have to say about working with us?

Recruitment@Rainbow HR has supported the extensive recruitment activity being undertaken at Porterbrook during a period of growth and organisational structural change. Key roles appointed include Head of Fleet Services, Refranchising Manager, PMO Co-Ordinator, Head of Digital Services and Engineering Audit Manager. All recruitment is carried out by HR professionals with a background in rail at a senior level and we offer a high-quality approach for just a 10% fee. Kate North, Head of HR for Porterbrook, said of the service delivered:
“I have used Rainbow HR for recruitment to support transformational change within our business over an 18 month period. Fiona’s first priority was to understand our business culture and need. That understanding enables her to recruit the right people with the right skills for us. Her knowledge of the rail sector is excellent, and I have always found her to be professional and responsive when priorities change. I would highly recommend the service Fiona offers as a recruitment partner.” – Kate North, Head of HR Porterbrook


Looking for a new opportunity and keen for your ideal next move?

Rainbow HR have been creating perfect matches between employer and employee for many years. We pride ourselves in building working relationships that last and support both parties – to enable careers and businesses to flourish. Our expert consultants take the time to get to know you, to prepare you for the recruitment process, provide you with the tools you need to demonstrate your best self at interview.

We work with you every step of the way from the initial briefing right through to management of the final offer. Our unique approach allows us to work around your availability, with evening or weekend interviews and even video calls. We understand interviews are a two-way street and you need to feel comfortable in giving up your time to find your next career move. If the culture or chemistry doesn’t fit then we won’t waste your time.

Still not convinced? Take it from someone who has worked with us and is enjoying a fantastic new role as a result;

Fiona was instrumental in my successful placement as Reliability Task Force Lead at Porterbrook. Her knowledge and understanding of the business as well as her ability to extract key skills and qualities of candidates, resulted in a perfect match between Porterbrook and myself. She helped to create that personal connection between my CV and the hiring manager to further strengthen my application. She has enabled me to take the next positive stride in accelerating my career forward.” – Chris Beales, Reliability Task Force Lead, Porterbrook Leasing


Find out more about Rainbow HR and get in touch today to talk to us about finding your perfect match.