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
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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.
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