Senior Director – Transformation Programme Delivery
"Jonathan is an executive recruiter who is rare in that he has a deep understanding of what is required to succeed in different roles within his market, in IT enabled business transformation and programme management. He has a strong capability to identify roles that are a precise fit for my career, and then takes action quickly and efficiently."
Programme Delivery and IT Strategy/ Transformation Director
"As an executive recruiter, Jonathan has a strong understanding of the requirements for senior level business and technology appointments.
Jonathan placed me with my current employer. I was very pleased that he identified my skill set as a very close match for the role and the company, which resulted in the ideal conclusion. He also worked with me through the interview process which was very helpful in securing the role. I have no hesitation recommending him as an executive level recruiter. "
International HR Manager and Head of Global Resourcing for a large Design Consulting firm
"Jonathan has recently worked for me on a particularly challenging Transformation Director level role which reported directly into our Chief Operating Officer. His responsive and prompt support, his deep knowledge and professional expertise and his integrity and patience made him a pleasure to work with. I will be using Jonathan again in the future and I would highly recommend him to other organisations. In pursuit of a challenging role in a difficult marketplace he made a significant and positive contribution to our organisation. "
UK Managing Director of an international software company.
"Hi Jonathan, Just a short note to say thank you for your efforts in finding the Head of Professional Services for us. He joined last week, is settling in well & I think he will be a key member of the team for the future. Job well done.
I must admit that the exclusivity approach has opened my eyes to the positive impact on our time by keeping the number of candidates to a sensible short list from the outset, so I would certainly consider using that approach again in the future."
Marketing Director of a major insurance company
"We retained Jonathan Ross to source candidates for a Head of New Proposition Development role. This was a critical role and needed a specific skill set, which traditional methods proved unsuccessful and I was delighted that the first candidate that Jonathan submitted was a perfect fit. A very successful conclusion to a critical brief. "
CEO of a professional services and IT solutions company
"We engaged Jonathan Ross to source candidates for a MD role for one of the key divisions of our business. This was a new role, and it was important to hire the right candidate to enable the business to drive forward and meet its growth objectives. It required a very specific skill set. I was delighted with the candidates that was provided – and the successful candidate is a perfect fit. A very successful conclusion to a critical brief."
Business Transformation Director
"I was first introduced to Jonathan in 2003. Since then he has tracked my career and initiated twice yearly catch-ups. Jonathan spotted an opportunity which might be a good fit for me and contacted me to explore the fit and possibilities. From that initial discussion through to closure Jonathan has been highly professional and effective. Jonathan consequently placed me with my current employer. I was very pleased that he identified that skill set as a very close match for the role and the company, which resulted in the ideal conclusion. He also coached me through the interview process which was very helpful in securing the role. I have no hesitation recommending him as an executive level recruiter."
"There’s something about Jonathan’s work, presentation, communications and demeanour that appear together as the sort of executive recruiter you wish was more prevalent in an ideal world.
Faultlessly courteous, patient, thoroughly-briefed, personable and clear in his communications, he mixes an excellent command of the nuances of senior level technology roles with totally reliability in his work. He calls when he says he will; he provides information in just the write level of detail and on time; he is omnipresent with information and advice and yet never intrusive. Working with him was a rare pleasure and I’d be delighted to do so again at any opportunity."
Commercial Director of a major financial services company
"We retained Jonathan Ross to source candidates for a Senior Strategic sourcing role; a key new role following an extensive piece of Organisational Design work across our business. This was critical to enable the business to drive forward and meet its growth objectives, and required a very specific skill set. Having tried standard methods to find suitable candidates, which proved unsuccessful, I was delighted that the extensive search methodology that Jonathan employed was successful - the first candidate that Jonathan submitted was a perfect fit."