Jim Roach - Associate Member

Over 20 years experience in construction, engineering and  manufacturing staffing consultancy and recruitment. Since 2003 has focussed on providing advanced recruitment solutions to the offsite construction sector across the UK and internationally. The UK's leading authority in staffing needs and staffing solutions in the offsite construction sector. A Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals.


Principle Roles:

Independent Consultant

General Manager - Abatec - multi-disciplinary recruitment

Regional Manager - Anderselite - UK and international Recruitment

Production Management - polythene converting

Sales - insurance industry


Key Achievements: 

  • High success rates in all forms of recruitment, consistently achieving repeat business rates over 70%, and over half of clients retained on an ongoing basis.
  • Recruited to Chief Executive level across wide range of organisations including SMEs, start-ups, major PLCs, and Trade Associations.
  • Contributor to government consultations on skills requirements in the offsite construction sector.
  • Highly developed knowledge of recruitment media, from traditional and online advertising, to advanced forms of networking and use of social media in recruitment.
  • Built top performing recruitment teams.
  • Managed multi-disciplinary recruitment businesses covering manufacturing, engineering, telecommunications, commercial and construction divisions.
  • Wrote and delivered training and development programme for achievement of Investors in People.
  • Owner and Administrator of one of the major offsite construction Groups on Linkedin. 

Key Skills: 

  • The ability to understand a client brief and their true needs; to appreciate and understand an organisation, and the character of the business as well as the different people involved.
  • Permanent Recruitment.
  • Contract and Interim Staffing.
  • Executive Search and Selection.
  • International Recruitment experience including: Great Britain, Ireland, Libya, Qatar, Australia, Africa, Sweden, Belgium.
  • Psychometrics and Testing.
  • Staffing Solutions Partners.
  • Psychometric profiling and testing.
  • Recruiting successful management teams for new ventures.
  • Sourcing skills in niche and challenging markets.