We are consistently asked by our clients to source leaders and senior managers across all of the vertical markets and technical functions we recruit within, including technical, commercial, operational, HR and sales.
The professionals we source are the visionaries and big-thinkers who create and drive the strategy for a business or function.
Though not head hunters per se, we apply a depth of expertise, network, focus and attention to detail normally associated with executive search: a search methodology, but for recruitment fees.
Our industry contacts (usually gained from business relationships developed over many years) and exhaustive process mean we are highly confident that we can fill most roles, no matter how challenging - and our pedigree in the field is evident in the trust our clients place upon us to source their key strategic hires.
We can find mission-ready candidates who immediately add value, and can also support your future development and succession planning.
Primarily we recruit leaders within these functions:
We can source talented individuals in a broad variety of roles, including (but not limited to) the below:
CEO, CTO, COO
Business Development Manager/Director
Upload your CV
Ready to start your career journey with Gerrell & Hard? Simply upload your CV here!
Nick’s work is always outstanding. He has placed some very high calibre people in niche technological roles I’ve struggled to fill. He has great enthusiasm, energy and professionalism and he and his team are clearly experts in Automotive Engineering and Project Management. I would highly recommend their services.
Head of Technical Operations, Mulliner - Bentley Motors Ltd
I can highly recommend Nick, and Gerrell & Hard, due to his professionalism, diligence, and the high level of respect he shows for candidates in a recruitment process. I was a candidate in a process that Nick was running, and although it was particularly elongated, Nick always kept me informed of the status of the process, responded to my emails and voicemails immediately and made me feel that I was more than just a commodity who would be dropped if a fee wasn't to be earned from me. Nick invests far more into a search process, than simply running a word search against his current database in order to find the best fit of candidates for his clients. If more recruitment firms operated the way Nick does, the recruitment experience for both employers and candidates would be a much more positive experience.
Senior Manager - Head of Business & Operations, F1
Reporting directly to the MD, this new position will be responsible for establishing strong relationships with suppliers in order to develop a robust Supply Chain, providing the best and most appropriate purchasing opportunities for the build of Engineering samples and new supply chain routes. This position will include frequent national and international travel, primarily to China and Europe. Some of your key responsibilities will include: • Proactively liaise with all internal departments in order to plan commercial and procurement activity • Develop and maintain relationships with Supply Chain partners for all parts and equipment to support the company’s R&D prototype...
Working within a state-of-the-art Research and Development facility our client is developing sophisticated production technology to produce carbon/polymer products at rapidly increasing volumes. You can be at the heart of developing and rolling out advanced 3D composite manufacturing technology. There is a great opportunity for an experienced Engineer to lead and manage a group of engineers and technicians building their advanced production lines. The Role The role is to lead the newly formed Build, Commission and Transfer to Production (BCF) group of multidiscipline engineers and technicians. Your team will be one of three teams reporting to the head of Industrialisation....
This position reports to the Global VP of Engineering and you'll be responsible for the design, development and delivery of the mechanical systems, with particular emphasis on “Concept Development”. Additional responsibilities include the design, development and delivery of test, measurement and prototype manufacturing equipment to support prototype build and testing. The position will work closely with commercial, research and other functional teams to ensure delivery of objectives. This position would suit Design Managers who are pioneering, driven, tenacious & collaborative with a high level of integrity. Although the role is largely managerial, we require Design Managers to have a certain...
This is a new position reporting into an Engineering Director. You'll have responsibility for the Software Engineering team comprising Graduates, Engineers, Senior Engineers and Principal Engineers, as well as Contract Engineers and will be working for an automotive technology firm based across the US, UK and China, & their mission is to drive sustainable transport through innovation, imagination & efficiency We are ideally looking for people who have worked in the automotive industry and can lead a team developing embedded software that will drive electric vehicle technology. The Software Manager’s main responsibilities are threefold: Provide appropriate governance to the design,...