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Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, 2012/06/06 - Oliver James Associates wins Best banking/financial services recruitment agency at this year's recruiter awards for excellence - OJassociates.com.
Oliver James Associates was a winner at this year’s Recruiter Awards for Excellence, picking up the accolade of Best Banking/Financial Recruitment Agency 2012.
Now in its 10th year, the prestigious awards attract the elite of the recruitment industry, recognising and rewarding the best individuals and remarkable companies committed to sourcing, attracting and bringing on board the best-fit talent. The 2012 awards were again held at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in London on Wednesday 2nd May and were hosted by comedian Rufus Hound.
The judging panel was made up of a diverse group of business experts reflecting a range of disciplines, sectors and geographies and included blue-chip panel specialists, including representatives from Lloyd’s Banking Group, Deloitte & Touche, Ericsson and Linklaters, who have previously judged the Awards and newcomers alike.
Oliver James Associates (ojassociates.com) was shortlisted with five other finalists including Huxley Associates Banking & Finance, LMA Recruitment, NJF Search International and Hays FS. The award for Best Banking/Financial Recruitment is awarded to a recruitment agency working in the banking and financial recruitment sector which provides outstanding services to clients and candidates. This is the first year Oliver James Associates has entered the awards, and along with the win for Best Banking/Financial recruiter they were also shortlisted for two other awards - Best Client Service and Best Professional Services Recruitment Agency.
To win the award Oliver James Associates had to provide evidence of financial stability and profitability, exceptional insight into its sectors, business innovation, successful placement record, outstanding service to clients and candidates as well as implementing ‘best practice’ as an employer. Some of their key triumphs this year have been:
• Placing a Chief Risk Officer in a completely new geographic territory (Turkey) in an exceptionally tight timescale;
• Placing the three most senior roles in a brand new division for a large international reinsurance business;
• Opening new offices in Hong Kong to serve the international insurance market.
On winning the award, Nick Godson, Director of Insurance, said: “This is fantastic news. We have worked extremely hard this year to broaden our geographic reach and have taken on some challenging briefs to prove our capabilities. We’re thrilled that our hard graft and excellent client and candidate service has been recognised within our industry, and by clients that supported us with strong testimonials.”
To find out more about Oliver James Associates please visit our brand new website or call Nick Godson on +44(0)20 7649 9461 or E: NG[.]ojassociates.com.