Connecting to Linkedin

W1siziisijiwmtcvmtavmjcvmtivntmvmzevndg3l2z1dhvyzs10zwnolwjhbm5lcjiuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciymdawedu2mcmixv0

Future Technology

Recruiment Specialists

Defining the future

The evolution of the Internet of Things means that a host of technologies are becoming more interconnected, from city infrastructures to transport, consumer products, homes and wearable technology. Each will increasingly impact how we work, buy goods and services, travel, power our vehicles and spend our time.

Many of the changes in smart technology and interconnectivity are being led by the automotive industry, with a host of related industries arising from its vast investment into research and development.

Innovation in autonomous vehicles is driving a surge in the science of data, analytics, continuous improvement and cyber security, because it is the capture, measurement and storage of data that allows engineers to refine the reliability of this technology. Meanwhile, new environmental agreements from influential markets like China have driven further investment into alternative propulsion for private and commercial transport.

Finally, cutting-edge consultancies can use their business interests in motorsport (especially Formula E) and automotive manufacture as a real-world testing ground for innovation, developing the smart technology that will power the cities, transport and consumer goods of the future.

Who we work with

Many of our longstanding clients include cutting-edge OEMs, consultancies and start-ups in this diverse field. We also work with government-funded initiatives, often under Non-Disclosure agreements for international assignments. The challenges of hiring in this sector are many, and we are at the leading-edge of talent identification for a raft of connected and burgeoning technologies.

In these markets we have to be skilled at identifying potential as many of our candidates are hired to work in fields that are untested, breaking new ground as they grow. Pace is also crucial, as we are often deployed to locate the brightest talent for confidential projects at short notice. Like many of our clients we are problem-solving as we go, working at the very leading edge of talent in new skills, helping to create the future.

We recruit within these specialisms and more: 

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Hybrid (HEV/PHEV), and Electric Vehicle (EV)
  • Connected Car
  • Autonomous Transportation
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Smart Building and Smart City
  • Health and Wellness Technology
  • Materials Science
  • Battery Hardware and Management Systems (BMS)
  • Wireless Charging
  • Cyber Security
  • Big Data, Data Science and Data Analytics
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Wearable Technology and Connectivity
  • App Development
  • Renewable Energy


Upload your CV

Ready to start your career journey with Gerrell & Hard? Simply upload your CV here!

Get started

It is my pleasure to recommend Paul as the go to recruiter for both employers and anyone looking to find new employment. Finding that perfect job or candidate can seem to be an insurmountable task, but Paul made the whole process feel like a breeze. After receiving my CV and a phone conversation with me, Paul efficiently matched my skill set and aspirations with the ideal job. Subsequently he dealt with the recruitment process with complete professionalism and continuously gave relevant updates and feedback as we progressed. Paul's work ethic is outstanding as I can honestly say that I felt he had both my and the prospective employer’s best interest at heart. The feedback, advice and guidance he gave in his friendly manner was always helpful, accurate and realistic. Paul is an all-round great guy to work with and I unreservedly recommend him for any employment matters.

Prototype Build Technician, Electric Vehicle

Our latest

Future Technology Vacancies

Project Engineer - Vision Systems

South West Competitive + Benefits

Project Engineer – Vision Systems – Electric Vehicle Location: South West UK Permanent: Competitive + Benefits Contract option also Description Working within the dynamic Body Exterior team the Advanced Design Engineer will create concepts, design studies, lead the design, package and release exterior parts, rear vision system. They will support test and development from concept to production. Working to the program milestones for virtual engineering releases and physical parts on cost, time and mass targets to excellent quality. Accountabilities •Create exterior parts utilising the latest construction techniques and lightweight material technologies. •Own components and sub-systems and ensure requirements and target...

Learn more Apply now

Safety Manager - AI / Autonomous Vehicles

Oxford £competitive (dependent on proven ability) + bens

Leading Artificial Intelligence firm specialising in mobile autonomy is seeking a proven Safety Manager to play a leading role in their growth, which will include significant road trials in the UK. Ideally you have prior experience in a private or public sector organisation, ideally involving vehicles and/or road trials. My client is the driving force behind many of the UK’s autonomous vehicle initiatives; bringing self-driving cars to the streets of some of the UK leading cities. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s premier start-ups focusing on an amazing, fast moving area of technology. They are...

Learn more Apply now

Senior Project Manager - R&D Tech Research

Wiltshire £competitive (dependent on proven ability) + bonus + bens

Global tech business is seeking a proven Project Manager who has ideally started their career as an Engineer and has now focused their career path towards project management. Ideally you will have gained your experience within tech or advance engineering business. The senior project manager will join an R&D division; you will manage a multi-discipline team of engineers who are researching new technologies and components for next generation of products. You will ensure stage-gate deliverables are met in a timely manner and gain a sufficient level of understanding of the development to be able to communicate the projects status (including...

Learn more Apply now

Senior New Product Development Engineer

West Sussex £Competitive Package Available

This opportunity would appeal to Development Engineers who have a systems engineering approach and who like exposure to a variety of tasks within an R&D setting. Engineers who like collaborating with others, organising and overseeing new product development activities would fit in well here. If you are a generalist rather than a specialist, then that would be ideal. Working in a tight knit team, you’ll be working closely with R&D engineers by helping them take new product concepts and turning them into world class products. Being able to liaise with a whole host of engineers, both internally & externally is...

Learn more Apply now

Future Technology

Blogs & Case Studies