robbie macleod

Robbie returned to Optimum in June 2023 after spending almost ten years working with the likes of EY, BHP and Zendesk in internal sourcing recruitment function roles, and brings over 18 years of recruitment experience. Originally from Scotland, Robbie arrived in Australia in 2012 to lead Optimum’s resources function where he spent 3 years growing Perth, WA. Robbie has significant engineering and technical recruitment experience and heads up our Technical Services offering. He enjoys building trusted working relationships with both candidates and clients and has a strong eye for finding the often hard to attract talent quickly. Robbie enjoys spending time with his young family, following football, and playing squash badly.

Our Recruitment Services

Optimum Consulting have been providing temporary and contract staff to clients since we first opened our doors in 2003.  During this time, we have placed thousands of contract staff and have placed a healthy percentage of these multiple-times.  In particular, we are specialists in:

  • Executive Search
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Supply Chain, Logistics, & Manufacturing
  • Accounting
  • Financial Service
  • IT & Digital
  • Administration & Office Support
  • Professional Services
  • Capability Assessments

We passionately believe the strategic use of contract staff and interim talent is becoming more of a differentiator, elevating top performing organisations above the pack.  Contracting is also becoming a career choice for many candidates who enjoy the benefits of working on an assignment by assignment basis.


About Optimum Consulting

In a fiercely competitive business environment, there is one constant: Talent is essential to business success. The ability to attract, engage, retain and develop the best talent represents a significant competitive advantage.

Since our first office opened in Brisbane in January 2003, Optimum Consulting has been focused on people and performance in the workplace. Still to this day, at least 90% of our business is repeat business and over 70% of our placed candidates are referred to us.

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