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An effective leader is a person who creates an inspiring vision of the future and motivates and inspires people to engage with that vision. We have a proven track record for fulfilling business critical leadership, board level and c-suite roles, and work with high performing individuals to coach them in achieving their career aspirations.

Recent roles we have recruited include

Managing Director, Sales Director, National Sales Manager, Finance Director, Operations Director, Engineering Director and Chief Executive Officers
.... for both small and blue-chip organisations.

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Client Development Manager

Client Development Manager – Executive Search

Newman Stewart is a privately owned and rapidly growing executive recruitment company, based in Wetherby. We are recognised by our clients and candidates as being a quality provider of effective executive recruitment solutions (search, selection, interim, psychometric assessment & salary benchmarking) that deliver results. Our advice, research and assessment provides insight of value that is trusted and respected, and which brings many of our clients back to us as their executive search partner of choice time after time.

We have reached an exciting point in our evolution, and after experiencing double digit growth year on year, are investing heavily in a high functioning support structure and top performing recruitment team to continue our success and growth, and achieve our ambitious goals. The pursuit of excellence is something we strive for every day and encourage in the clients we work for.

As a Client Development Manager, your role is to maintain and develop candidate and client relationships, and in doing so, identify opportunities for new business. We are seeking self-motivated individuals with recruitment, telesales or equivalent experience who are results driven and resilient.

·Identify, qualify and monitor new business opportunities, highlight appropriate solutions and win new meetings for our Directors, Heads of Business and Principals to attend
·Help internal stakeholders to understand prospective client’s circumstances, requirements and personalities, in order to increase client win rate,
·Maintain good relationships with clients previously worked with,
·Maintain good relationships with candidates we have shortlisted in order to leverage opportunity,
·Send & follow up on marketing campaigns to generate leads & meetings for Directors to attend
·Maintain the company database and demonstrate clear activity tracking and development of call cycles in defined industry sectors
·Proactively seek personal development and improvements in systems and processes that will improve business win rates
·Must be articulate, presentable, entrepreneurial and must be commercially aware
·Ability to forward plan, meet targets and surpass expectations in a fast paced driven environment
·Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wider team
·A business first, positive attitude which inspires the wider team
·Self-motivated and able to think outside the box
Salary and benefits
·Salary £18-25k based on experience
·Competitive bonus structure
·An ongoing training programme and continuous professional development
·Career progression in a rapidly growing, ambitious, privately-owned company
·Outstanding offices
To Apply
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast-paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Sophie Wood in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can also be found via the Newman Stewart website.

Group Logistics Director

Group Logistics Operations Director
Salary to attract the best

Are you a Supply Chain Operations & Logistics leader seeking a challenging and exciting role, in a dynamic and successful global business?

Our client is an exceptional business; founded over 30 years ago they have grown to become a global leader in their field. They design, engineer and manufacture innovative technology products for industrial use and are recognised for leading their market in product design, quality, reliability and service.

As part of the senior leadership of the customer operations team, you will be responsible for leading the development of the group logistics strategy across a global manufacturing network.   Previous experience of leading outsourced logistics providers and inventory deployment will be essential to enable the development and implementation of a strategy to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the logistics services, whilst supporting the development of customer acquisition, adoption and retention.

A dynamic, results focussed and proactive business leader, accomplished in change and stakeholder management and a positive team player, you can point to a minimum of 10 years’ in a senior level supply chain / logistics management leadership role. It is likely you are working in a multi-national engineering and technology company fulfilling a similar role and are qualified to Masters/MBA level or equivalent by experience

In return you will have the opportunity to work in an excellent privately run business where you will be challenged. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact John Tilbrook in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Interim, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services. With offices in Wetherby, Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.

John Tilbrook