Recruitment for central and local government

Expert knowledge, framework approved

We work with local and central government bodies, supplying talent for critical projects across the technology spectrum.

As a government framework approved supplier, clients and candidates can be confident that we work to the highest standards, as well as operating with an approach based on clearly aligned values. 

We know what’s needed. We understand the context and environment. We can find and deploy talent at pace.

Government Management Team

Delivering flexible recruitment and managed services solutions, Bethany works with central government clients whilst Karima supports local councils. 

Johnny Stein
Founding Director

Johnny retains a hands-on approach, primarily with the delivery of managed services projects for public sector clients.

With over 15 years of recruitment via government frameworks, he has a comprehensive network of expert contractors and he remains a key advisor to our teams and their clients

Bethany Waterman
Divisional Manager
Digital, PMO, Analytics

Experienced in hiring for various functions across the public sector, Beth heads up hiring for central government bodies.

Drawing on her knowledge across public sector recruitment, her focus is digital, PMO and analytics talent, both contract and permanent.

Karima Dakhama
Divisional Manager
Digital, PMO, Analytics

A background in change and transformation recruitment for local government has enabled Karima to establish a strong network.

She now works with councils across the UK, placing high calibre talent for organisational wide projects, programmes and outcomes focussed solutions.

Government Talent Networks

We work predominantly within digital, project management office and business intelligence. Our experience spans entry-level to C-Suite, contract, fixed term, permanent, retained search and multi-hire projects. We offer recruitment and managed services deloivery models.


Software developers, application support, cyber security, service desk analysts and infrastructure.


Business analysis, project management, programme management, testing, integration, training.


Data architects, data quality, DWP, information analysis, migration & developers.

Corporate functions

Sales, marketing, finance, HR, office management, clinical, regulatory affairs, quality assurance.

Government jobs

The latest jobs with our central and local government clients

Client experience

Our team works with central government & local government departments through the CCS NMNC, G-cloud and HTE frameworks.

What our partners say…


The latest from the Keystream Team

Job seeker help, market insights, EDI support, hiring trends and company news.

We have been awarded a place on the Local Government Resourcing Partnership, LGRP, framework.

The LGRP checks that suppliers are compliant and provide excellent service to clients. Read more here.

Lockdowns lead to huge changes in how and where government departments carried on their covid-19 response work.

We rapidly delivered IT contractors for a pressured central government body to support critical projects. Read more...

A controversial, groundbreaking project, the A303 tunnel will free up Stonehenge from traffic.

Keystream, together with our partners, have won the IT contract supporting its construction. Read more...