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Phillip Poynton

Phillip Poynton

London, United Kingdom

Qualified and ethical recruiter with over 7 years experience supporting SMEs to large, global brands. The man who can!

Hourly rate
100 GBP
Avg project cost
10 reviews
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With my experience mainly supporting Head Offices in and around London, I've pretty much covered every area of Admin/Office Support. The key to my success is building strong relationships with both clients and candidates, understanding the job and person specifications, attracting and engaging the best talent, conducting thorough skill-based and behavioural assessments and most importantly, referring carefully selected candidates who fulfil your expectations.
Roles hired:
Facilities Manager Receptionist & Front of House Administration & Facilities Officer Client Relationship Manager PA Accounts Payable/Receivable Officer
YUM! III (UK) Pizza Hut RSC Incentive Lynx Security Ebookers London Metal Exchange Henry Dony Associates and many more
I have been recruiting since 2007 and have successfully placed over 600 candidates into various roles ranging from entry level to senior management/head of departments. Each and every single position requires strong customer awareness skills. Finding a candidate with the right skills is essential but matching their personality to the culture of your business is key.
Roles hired:
Account Manager Receptionist & Front of House Client Relationship Manager Customer Service
YUM! III (UK) Pizza Hut RSC Incentive Lynx Security Ebookers Fastsigns Redwood Skills M&S Inspired Photography and more
I am a qualified recruitment practitioner (CertRP) and my company is a Corporate Member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) . You can be assured that you are dealing with a professional who is serious about recruitment standards and who operates ethically. With over 7 years experience within the HR and Recruitment industry I have a thorough understanding of what it takes to deliver great results and stand out from the crowd. Thanks to this most of my previous employers have become my clients.
Roles hired:
Recruitment & Contract Manager Business Development Manager Recruitment Consultant Training & Development Officer Resourcer Performance manager HR Support
Talent Recruitment Skillnet Redwood Skills Capital Staffing
I get excited as soon as I start working on such assignments. Marketing is such a broad sector that requires a range of skills: from being creative and understanding your target audience to mastering technology and delivering great results. I start my screening process with behavioural type interview questions - this helps me establish the stronger candidates before moving to the next stage.
Roles hired:
Marketing Manager Marketing Executive Market Planning Assistant Artworker Campaign Manager Graphic Designer Sign Maker Social Media & Campaign Officer
YUM! III (UK) Pizza Hut RSC Ebookers London Metal Exchange D2R Cross Media Vinci Park Services Fastsigns
Getting the right operational team in place is crucial. Increasing efficiency and improving performance requires exceptional talent. In order for me to succeed in sourcing the very best candidates for such roles, I work closely with my clients to understand their strategy and where the business is heading. I'm never just a recruiter, I become a partner and promoter of your company.
Roles hired:
Area Operations Manager Performance Manager Contract Manager (Security) Production Manager
YUM! III (UK) Pizza Hut RSC Talent Recruitment Lynx Incentive Security Fastsigns

Where I work...

London, United Kingdom
Nope! I prefer to focus on roles in the same physical location.

‘’Working with Phillip has been a pleasure, a true professional at all times with a great understanding of the requirements of our business. Phillip delivers great results every time, without fail.’’

Dan Bryant Customer Experience Manager, Compass Group (M&S), 

’Phillip is a fantastic recruiter with great passion for ensuring his clients are matched with top quality applicants. It’s been a pleasure working with him – he is conscientious, supportive, patient and persevering - everything that you need in a recruitment consultant in the constantly changing landscape of HR industry. I envisage working with Phillip for many years to come and have no hesitation in recommending him to friends and colleagues’’

Brygida Borecka HR Business Partner, Ebookers (part of Orbitz), 

‘‘It is always a pleasure working with Phillip, he takes time to understand the company ethos and matches the right candidate for the job. Phillip helps the candidates feel at ease when they attend interviews with his friendly and professional approach.’’

Barbara Jones HR Manager, Lynx Incentive Security, 

‘’I strongly recommend Phillip. He has been sourcing new employees for us for over a year now. I have used many other well-known agencies in the past but Phillip’s service has been superb. He has a strong understanding of our industry and requirements which he incorporates into his screening process.’’

Emma Lambert Operations Director, Talent Recruitment/Redwood Skills, 

‘’Phillip has always provided me with excellent assistance. To ensure he provides me with all the requirements needed, he has gone over and above what has been expected"

Denny Stewart Team Leader, Wycombe District Council, 

''Phillip is a very professional and knowledgeable person. His service was always on time with excellent candidates.''

Elwira Myslinska In House Resourcing Assistant, SSP, 

‘’Having Phillip Poynton as your account manager is an exceptional benefit. Despite his seniority, he goes the extra mile not just for employers but also carefully considered potential employees.’’

Eseoghene Okonedo Associate Director, Lansons Communications, 

Phillip recruited me for my fantastic new role as a Receptionist in Reading. To this very day he has continued to build a professional relationship and insured that I am settled in and if I ever have questions to never hesitate to ask. He is very proactive, approachable, hard-working and a pleasure to deal with. I found Phillip very knowledgeable about every aspect of my role and it's refreshing to have such trustworthy and reliable Recruitment consultant. Phillip is always available to answer my questions via telephone or email and kept me updated at all times. I would without a doubt highly recommend Phillip to any of my friends or family that are searching for employment."

Heather Lee Front of House Receptionist, Lynx Incentive Security, 

Phillip has been a pleasure to be in contact with. He has worked with me over the last month to help me secure the perfect job to match my interests and career aspirations. Phillip has always been willing to give advice whether it was through email, over the phone or face to face. Since being offered the job, Phillip has been really helpful in recommending suitable places to live and also answering any questions I might have in relation to living in London. I would highly recommend Phillip and hope to keep in contact with him in the future."

Adam Dales Market Planning Analyst, Pizza Hut Delivery, 

‘’I have recently used Phillip's services to secure my current position and would like to recommend him as one of the friendliest and helpful recruiters I have used to date. Throughout the process of interviews and waiting to hear back from the company, Phillip was extremely helpful and made the whole procedure run smoothly. I found Phillip honest, reliable and very easy to talk to.’’

Isida Konomi Corporate Payable Executive, Ebookers (part of Orbitz), 
Positions held:
Recruitment & Business Development Manager 2010 - 2012
PAN London Account Manager 2007 - 2010
Institute of Recruitment Professionals 2013
Recruitment & Employment Confederation 2012
Recruitment & Employment Confederation 2008

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