Our aim is to deliver the very best service to both clients and candidates and we are very proud to provide an exceptionally high level of service. Here we share testimonials and feedback from those that drive us to continuously improve our service.
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“Mercia Technologies plc invest in companies across the wide spectrum of the Life Sciences sector. We seek organisations with innovative technology and high growth potential. As such, the recruitment needs of our portfolio companies varies significantly and the environment can often be fast paced.
Whilst it is not the direct responsibility of an investor to recruit, our portfolio companies often seek our advice on recruitment partnerships. To know someone as flexible as Josh at RMG is reassuring and throughout our time working together I have been impressed with his ability to quickly delve into different markets, identifying the sectors best talent and engaging with them on our portfolio organisations behalf. This ability to act fast is important, as it means that little momentum is lost. What is more important however is the quality of the candidates that we receive – on this front RMG have never disappointed.”
Peter Dines, Chief Operating Officer, Head of Life Sciences and Biosciences - Mercia Technologies PLC
“I have known and worked with Josh at RMG for some time. During our interactions, I have found Josh to be a professional operator who genuinely seeks to understand his clients and add value to their organisations. Through clear communication, strong listening and high energy levels Josh ensures momentum is maintained with the recruitment projects he is managing and the service levels that he is providing to his clients is of a high standard.”
Shaun Chilton - Chief Executive Officer, Clinigen Plc
“Olympus has partnered with Josh and RMG on more than one occasion over the last year in order to recruit some of our most important commercial positions.
Throughout our interactions I have found Josh to be knowledgeable about both our business and the broader medical technology market and I believe he works with tenacity in order to uncover best-fit candidates for our company.
I am very happy with the end result and I believe that the candidate we have recruited is a truly unique talent that will add value to our business.”
Gareth Walsh, Director of Medical/Surgical - Olympus Keymed
“I knew RMG would be the right recruitment partner when I had any subsequent requirements. Josh managed a thorough process and kept me informed throughout. Following a detailed project debrief we were able to select a shortlist and the eventual result was an excellent hire that I am sure will add tremendous value to our growth goals. I look forward to working with Josh again in future.”
Geraint Lloyd, Business Manager – Trauma - Medtrade Products
“Each time I have any recruitment needs, I always return to Joshua and RMG.
I’ve been impressed by the level of understanding of our requirements Joshua has and the dedication he has shown in delivering high-calibre candidates for the position.
He is very knowledgeable, polite and demonstrates exceptional professionalism at all times.”
Simon Shakespeare, Managing Director - Shakespeare Pharma
“Scilabware engaged Joshua and RMG earlier this year in order to recruit a Sales Director.
This is a crucial role for us and one of the reasons for choosing RMG was that they were responsible for appointing our previous incumbent, who we were very pleased with. I am very happy with the resulting appointment and I believe RMG have found us a unique candidate who fits our business culture well and will surely add value to our commercial efforts moving forward.”
Gareth Rowlands, Chief Executive Officer - SciLabware Ltd
“We have always found Josh highly professional and proficient at controlling all aspects of the process and delivering quality candidates that match our niche requirements closely.
There are many challenges that can arise as part of a recruitment campaign, but I know that we are in safe hands when RMG are involved.”
Liz Nangle, Managing Director - Whitewater
“The service I have received has been excellent. Josh was proactive and enthusiastic during the initial search, introducing me to some exciting positions and businesses. He then provided me with excellent counsel and advice throughout the latter stages and has secured me a fantastic position.
Josh’s attitude and professionalism convinced me that my career was in good hands, and I would recommend his services to anyone in need of specialist recruitment services.”
Sam Morton, Managing Director, IHSS – Berendsen Healthcare
“I have known and worked with Josh at RMG for a number of years, formerly as the Chief Executive of Clinigen plc and more latterly as a Non-Executive Director/Chairman of a number of organisations – both publicly listed and privately held. Having entrusted some important – and specific - recruitment campaigns to Josh across that period I am pleased to say that he has always delivered.
I believe that his track record is due in part to his high levels of energy and enthusiasm as well as his ability to grasp complex information and communicate clearly. I also believe he is genuinely passionate about adding value to his clients through finding and engaging with the best talent in the market.
I look forward to working with Josh again moving forward and would have no problem recommending him to companies in need of professional recruitment services.”
Peter George, Chairman, Entrepreneur in Residence and Strategic Business Adviser
“Ergomed recently partnered with Josh at RMG to recruit our new Chief Finance Officer. Our brief for this position was quite particular with several non-negotiables and I am pleased to say that Josh has found us an exceptional candidate.
Josh’s communication with all stakeholders was strong throughout (particularly during periods of negotiation) and I believe that he worked with tenacity - implementing a rigorous and structured process - to ensure that this important project reached a successful conclusion.”
Stephen Stamp, CEO - Ergomed
“Joshua came across as extremely competent - vital when dealing with highly qualified and experienced candidates. Joshua made me feel that he and RMG were 'on my side'. Very open, supportive and always came back with answers to my questions.
My observation is that RMG put in the effort to be helpful and relevant, two valuable qualities to look for in a recruitment partner. The interview with Joshua was among the best I've had. ”
DW, Placed Candidate – Director of Projects, Eminent Sports Group (ESG)
“I recently worked with Josh at RMG in order to find my next career move. My experience was very positive. Josh took time to get to know me and worked hard to uncover best fit roles for my experience, ensuring momentum was maintained throughout the process with effective communication and tenacious follow up. I would have no hesitation recommending RMG to organisations or individuals seeking a recruitment partner.”
Mark Street Docherty – Chief Executive, Elucigene
“Throughout the process, Josh was consistent, professional, and energetic in following up and making sure the process continued. I believe he was concerned that I was happy both in the process and with the result and dedicated a considerable about of time and effort to my search.”
Andrew Mackie, Client to Placed Candidate
“The calibre of candidates Josh sourced from a tight pool of talent has been excellent. Josh maintained contact and control throughout the process and ensured all parties were well informed, allowing me to focus on other pressing business matters.
Seamus Halton, Chief Executive - Berkley Care Group
The service we received from RMG exceeded our expectations. Josh was highly professional, knew our market, understood the brief and delivered a number of quality candidates for the role. Working in partnership with RMG to recruit, saved 95% of my time, which enabled me to concentrate on the business and deliver my day job
Jenny Fuller, Operations Director - Berkley Care Group”
“Excellent and professional service. Josh was very helpful throughout the entire process, even when it came to giving advice on how to resign (I was with my previous employer for 10 years and so it was always going to be a difficult experience).”
Robert Nixon, placed candidate - Finance Director - Ayva
“Josh was truly professional and contacted me before and after each of my meetings with the company. Friendly and professional and provided me with the information I needed. His follow up calls were really reassuring. Overall, a brilliant service. I turned down the opportunity for an interview twice! and thankful that Josh tried one last time. He gave me all the information, which helped me make my decision to move forward.”
CK, Placed Candiate - General Manager (Bristol), Berkley Care Group
“Pertinax recently partnered with Josh and RMG in order to recruit our new Chairman. Our introduction to RMG was through our investors as RMG had recently conducted some good work for other portfolio companies and came highly recommended. I am pleased to say that RMG have not disappointed. They provided a strong list of candidates who closely matched desired competencies as well as our company culture and I believe that through RMG Pertinax have hired a very strong candidate who will add value to our business and growth plans.”
Michelle Barbour - Chief Executive Offer, Pertinax
“Adapttech partnered with Josh and RMG last year in order to find us a Non-Executive Chairman for our growing business. Our requirements for this position were niche due to the specialist nature of our company and I am pleased to say that Josh delivered a strong shortlist, from which we recruited an excellent Chair who has added significant value to our growth journey.”
Frederico Carpentiero - Co Founder, Adapttech
“C7 recently partnered with Josh at RMG to recruit our new Chairman. I was very pleased with both the candidates put forward for the role and the way Josh managed the process throughout – particularly during the latter stages. As our business grows I will certainly look to partner with Josh for strategic hires as I know my requirement will be in safe hands.”
Phil Webb, Chief Executive – C7 Health
“From the moment I engaged with Josh I was impressed with his knowledge of the role, the company (and its vision for the future), and the market more broadly. I was also impressed with Josh’s professional management of the recruitment process, his communication as the process developed and his tenacity to bring proceedings to a successful and mutually agreeable close.
I recently started my role as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Berkley Care Group and I can’t thank Josh enough for playing his part. I look forward to working closely with Josh on the group's recruitment needs moving forward and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to anyone seeking a specialist recruiter for a crucial hire. ”
Andrew Winstanley - Chief Executive, Berkley Care Group - March 2020