A LEADING North-east recruitment agency has bolstered its ranks with the appointment of a specialist to support its driving division.
Genesis Personnel, which has offices in Aberdeen and Peterhead, has secured Bill Barclay as senior recruitment consultant to head up the firm’s driving and logistics division.
Mr Barclay, who has a wealth of experience with more than 17 years in the driving recruitment market, will assist the company’s overall growth strategy.
Genesis Personnel, which currently employs 15 members of staff across both locations, was launched in 1975 and provides onshore and offshore recruitment solutions to clients across the world in a range of sectors including marine, oil and gas, industrial, commercial, driving, legal, leisure and catering.
The firm has an international client base providing permanent, temporary and contract-based personnel.
Mr Barclay, 64, began his career as a driver before moving into recruitment as a consultant, and has worked for a number of well-known Scottish recruitment consultancies.
He said: “I’ve built up a great knowledge of driving legislation which is a huge part of the industry, so I’m enjoying using that experience and building on it in my new role leading the driving and logistics department.
“I’m thrilled to be working with Genesis Personnel as the company continues to expand in the various recruitment markets across the North-east.”
Managing director of Genesis Personnel, Wendy Marr, said: “Bill’s knowledge in the driver recruitment field is second to none and he has years of valuable experience which will enhance Genesis Personnel.
“Bill maintains great contacts within the industry mainly through his ability to build up a fantastic rapport with drivers. His appointment has already strengthened the driving and logistics team.”
The driving and logistics division manages recruitment for any type of drivers from transit van up to HGV class 1 drivers, including fork lift truck operators and vocational drivers. In addition to recruiting permanent staff, Genesis can also supply temporary drivers to cover sick leave and holidays.
To find out more about Genesis Personnel contact (01224 565010 or check the website at www.genesis-personnel.co.uk.
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