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Focus Management Consultants Limited Continues to Expand Team

Market leader in food and drink recruitment across the UK and internationally, Focus Management Consultants Limited is expanding its senior team for the second time this year as it welcomes two new recruitment specialists

Market leader in food and drink recruitment across the UK and internationally, Focus Management Consultants Limited is expanding its senior team for the second time this year as it welcomes two new recruitment specialists.

The Cheshire-based company is consolidating its position with the arrival of industry experts, Abbi Taylor and Nick Pettigrew.

Abbi Taylor joins the team with a wealth of experience having previously worked in I.T recruitment for the past 15 years. Most recently, Abbi took on the role as Divisional Manager at a leading I.T recruitment agency where she developed the skills necessary for the next step in her career.

Seasoned recruiter and former new business sales manager, Nick Pettigrew will also strengthen Focus Management Consultants Limited’s offering with his dedicated expertise in the industry and his successful track record of developing new client and candidate relationships.

Stephen Jones, Co-founder and Director at Focus Management Consultants Limited, explained: “We are in a great position to be recruiting again and both Abbi and Nick will be fantastic assets to our ever-growing team.

“We are committed to employing the very best recruitment professionals to interface with the  high-calibre of clients we work with so that we can continue to be leaders in this competitive industry.

Stephen adds:  “By investing in our team we see this as a vital element for our continued growth as we expand in the UK and globally.”

The firm has recently seen its strongest ever quarter with an impressive 30% like for like uplift on last year, and with year on year growth predicted to now hit 20% for their financial year ending June 2015.

The business, which has been successfully trading since 1990 has in addition to its Cheshire head office three additional UK locations, as well as the Middle East operation in Dubai.

With 95% client referrals, Focus Management Consultants Limited boasts a vast client portfolio and has long-term relationships with global grocery retailers, manufacturers and food service brands that are growing rapidly themselves.

Founded by Stephen Jones and Michael Staniland in 1990, Focus Management Consultants Limited is dedicated to supplying the food and drink industry with effective recruitment solutions in areas such as HR, product development, operations, purchasing and commercial.
 
In 2009 the business restructured to establish dedicated divisions to meet the needs of the growing demand for its services, here in the UK and abroad. It currently has seven unique brands:

  • Focus Management for permanent food jobs in all disciplines up to £100k
  • Focus Graduates for graduate food jobs
  • Focus Chefs for NPD chef jobs
  • Focus Select for senior and board level food jobs
  • Focus Interim for interim food jobs
  • Focus International for international food jobs outside the UK
  • Focus Ingredients for ingredients and flavours opportunities at all levels

Focus Management Consultants Limited is also a co-founder of the International Food Recruitment Alliance – a consortium of six like-minded food and beverage recruitment consultancies based throughout Europe to provide more choice to clients and candidates on the global food recruitment stage.

For more information on Focus Management Consultants Limited please visit: www.focusmanagementconsultants.co.uk