We've helped many wonderful companies and candidates over the years. Here's what our client's say about us:
I first came into contact with Mallory Partners in 2015, when they placed me in my dream job. It was a contract role and it went really well, with the contract being extended – before I moved on to another position. What I liked about Martin, Jeremy and the team from that first experience was that, instead of just slotting you into a role – as is so often the..."
This was our first experience of working with Mallory Partners and we were impressed by their professional and personable approach. They supported our Non-Executive Director search – helping us to shape our campaign to attract a wide range of candidates, questioning carefully what we needed and then developing a pragmatic and insightful approach to shortlisting the huge candidate response. They effectively and attentively managed both the candidates, and us the..."
The fact that Mallory Partners has significant experience in recruiting, at a senior level, in private equity-backed businesses was a real benefit. They understood the unique mix of skills I was looking for in a Chief Financial Officer. Martin was gently persistent with me, encouraged me to be more flexible or lateral in my thinking and he drilled down into the detail to get a sense of who the right..."
“This was my first experience of dealing with Mallory Partners, in fact I hadn’t actually heard of them before. If I had, I would almost certainly have contacted them because they’re a Midlands firm offering a search-based service and they focus on the kinds of organisations and roles that are relevant to me. I’d seen notice of the role on LinkedIn and gave them a ring. They were personable, professional..."
From the outset, Mallory Partners were incredibly responsive, there was no waiting around after I’d expressed an interest in the role. Martin arranged an hour-long video call with me, which I thought was really impressive and a great addition to recruitment process. It’s not always possible to drop everything and meet up with a recruiter, particularly if geography is a factor – but the option of a video call is..."
Horizon Private Equity has a portfolio of 14 companies today and we are an active investor, making two to three new ones each year. We generally need to hire around 10 board level positions each year for the new deals and to strengthen existing teams, as the companies we invest in are high growth. Mallory Partners understands our business model through the full investment lifecycle very well and they have..."
I hadn’t heard of Mallory Partners before they placed me in my current position. I’ve always instinctively leaned towards the larger recruitment firms but, when you’re looking for a particular role type that’s what you search for, and their name came up against this particular one. From the word go they were very responsive. Martin was always accessible and provided me with one of the most detailed specifications I’ve ever..."
This was my first experience of Mallory Partners. I’d spoken with them a few times in recent years, but either the role or the timing was not right. But this one was. I liked that they listened to my career and what my priorities were. They shared not only details of the role, but what the university really wanted, the people, values and culture. They were up front about the..."
I’ve been with my current business for nine years and it’s been a highly successful period in a market that hasn’t seen much growth. As a consequence I’ve been approached by head-hunters pretty regularly, on behalf of competitors, but none of them were of interest until Chris called. The fit was great with my experience and Gradwell sounded exactly what I was looking for in a next move. Looking back,..."
Mallory Partners is the most proactive and engaged recruitment agency I’ve worked with. I responded to an advert they’d posted on LinkedIn and, within a week, Martin had followed up with me and arranged an initial interview. He gave me really useful feedback about how I positioned myself, not just in the context of this particular opportunity, but more generally too – which I found valuable. It continued to be..."
The first five to ten seconds of any initial call are so important. I don’t know what it was that caught my interest about the call from Martin. It was probably the personal touch – which was really good. He knew quite a bit about me, which was a surprise. They’d obviously done their homework and made me feel like I was the only candidate, which felt good. I didn’t..."
“Having had an extremely positive previous experience with Mallory Partners as a candidate, they were my first choice when I need to recruit two senior directors for Bureau Veritas. As a candidate I found them to be responsive, professional and genuinely interested in me as a candidate – they kept me informed throughout and I never once had to chase them, which was a real differentiator to other executive search..."
“When we needed to recruit a Chief Technology Officer, we were recommended to Mallory Partners by someone else in private equity who’d used them previously. What immediately struck me was the level of dialogue and responsiveness. They made themselves available whenever we needed them and, no matter how tricky we could be as a client at times, they got straight on with things and kept us informed. I also liked..."
“Crossword Cybersecurity have been growing rapidly and in February 2018 we took the decision to increase our Sales team by four. We set ourselves the challenge of having all four start on the same day in early April. Finding four great Business Development Managers with the right experience, in such a short period of time meant that we needed to turn to specialist recruiters and our first call was to..."
“Chris Jennings, Head of the IT & Technology practice at Mallory Partners placed me into my new role as Sales & Marketing Director at The Bunker, part of Cyberfort Group, and has subsequently assisted me in restructuring my team. Having decided to take a step out of permanent roles early last year, I’d just started my second interim contract when Chris approached me about a possible full time role. I..."
“Having worked in private equity for a number of years, at board level, I found myself in the common position, post-acquisition by a larger corporate, where I no longer had the level of authority and decision-making capability that I was used to. Open discussions were had about the fact that I wanted to move on and, around this time, Chris made contact with me in respect of a couple of..."
“I’d used a number of agencies prior to Mallory Partners. They reached out to me on a couple of occasions, including for the interim role I am now in. It was a typically quick process, as interim recruitment tends to be. Organisations who need an interim need the right person in fast, so the interview process is truncated and is more about you as an individual – the agency checks..."
“I was urged to call Mallory Partners by a trusted former colleague when the University decided to look for an Innovation Director. At the time we had already gone to market for a Commercial Director too. At the first meeting I was struck by how intently Martin and Jeremy listened and the perceptive nature of their questions. By this point, we’d had some initial interviews for the Commercial Director role..."
“Both Martin and Jeremy are hugely personable and easy to work with. They worked in a collegiate and supportive way to understand us as an organisation and how to articulate what we were looking for – honing the brief for both roles to ensure we attracted the right candidates. They proposed a process to us and were flexible in adapting to the way we worked and meeting our timeframes. I..."
“I’ve known Martin and Jeremy for many years. They have contacted me before but I’ve never been available. However they approached me about an interim CFO role in a private equity-backed business and the timing was absolutely right. It was the first of three placements I’ve accepted through Mallory Partners, in succession. “For the first role, I had a good brief from Martin and met the client initially on a..."
“I saw the role on GAAPweb and contacted Mallory Partners directly although, in the end, after talking through my skillset and experience with them it was actually another role that turned out to be the best fit for me. Although there was subsequently a change of staff during the process, which led to a bit of a delay, they were good to work with and Martin was both honest and..."
As a candidate: “I was contacted Mallory Partners directly from a recommendation. I found them to be open, honest and straightforward to work with. They took a genuine interest in me as a candidate, more so than other agencies, and the nature of the role was made very clear. The interview process went very smoothly and they were always accessible, preparing me for the interviews in detail and maintaining contact..."
Mallory Partners were engaged by the university to manage their search process. I found them to be professional, committed and genuinely knowledgeable about both the organisation and the role. They were clear about the needs of the university and how my experience and aspirations matched the needs of their client. However, what really stood out for me was their honesty and their excellent communication skillsThey managed my expectations extremely well;..."
When Chris first contacted me about the role of European Sales Lead for HyperGrid, I was careful to not get excited too soon. HyperGrid is a start-up based in San Jose, California, providing a cloud management platform. While start-ups are exciting, they naturally come with greater risk – so I did extensive due diligence on them, both on the phone and in person. Throughout this time I appreciated Chris’s constant..."
On my first meeting with Mallory they took time to understand what I was looking for as well as interviewing me and afterwards gave me useful feedback. Sometime later a suitable role came up and they had understood my experience, strengths and desires well to match me with the opportunity (which I have not found common). After I started they kept in touch with me and the employer giving me..."