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Our business is built on finding the best talent, and that applies equally to the recruitment of our own staff. Our greatest asset is our people, and the dedication and expertise of our team is what sets us apart from the competition.

We believe in investing for the future so we’re committed to growing our team with the best individuals in the industry. We offer structured training and support, with on the job coaching to ensure you reach your full potential.

A career in executive search involves working closely with clients; listening to and understanding their needs. Your work has the potential to make a real difference to the profitable growth of a company. It’s a demanding and dynamic environment where you’ll be rewarded for success. Cartwright James is a meritocracy, with progression based solely on performance.

Unlike our competitors, we hire outstanding graduates with relevant academic backgrounds then provide full training to help you hit the ground running. With the right support, you’ll become a consultant who understand their sector and can connect with candidates and clients on both a technical and personal level. This approach enables our consultants to fast track to management where they can begin to build an established division.

Working at Cartwright James gives me the ultimate opportunity to become an expert in a specialised field. My given field is the 1 trillion dollar industry of water.

The water industry has unlimited potential and opportunities due to an ever growing demand. Utilising this extensive market gives me the pipeline to build a global enterprise.

Cameron Low

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"If you enjoy a fast paced, dynamic atmosphere which has a work hard, play hard ethos, then Cartwright James is the place for you."

Through utilising my degree in physics, I can connect with professionals in the top of their respective fields, and discuss the cutting edge science of their companies. Further to this, I am creating a global network of executive contacts which will be a great asset moving forward in my career.

A young, friendly, hardworking team encourages the best from everyone and makes you feel at home straight away. Constant rewards and incentives breed success on a daily basis.

At Cartwright James, I have been given the opportunity to focus on an interesting and exciting market which utilises my strong technical background and enables me to have diverse conversations with people situated across the Globe.

With a MEng in Mechanical Engineering, I enjoy being up to date with advancements in the Supply Chain and Logistics sector which is rapidly transforming and essential to modern life, making each day unique and exciting.

Olivia Collyer

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Olivia Collyer

"As a hardworking and self-motivated individual, working at Cartwright James gives me the opportunity to integrate my strong technical background"

As a hardworking and self-motivated individual, working at Cartwright James gives me the opportunity to integrate my strong technical background and interpersonal skills to communicate with high level individuals in this market. I am creating a global network of executive contacts which will be invaluable throughout my career.

Cartwright James is a young, exciting, encouraging environment which rewards hard work with generous incentives which fuels my dedication to deliver within the role.

Cartwright James has given me an unprecedented opportunity to succeed in a corporate environment, utilising both my technical background and willingness to learn new skills.

After joining Cartwright James in 2016 after completing a Biological Sciences degree at Lancaster University, I have quickly progressed to take on a broader scope of responsibilities.

Jacob Brookes-Ashton

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Jacob on LinkedIn

"Every day I speak to successful individuals at market leading companies internationally, working in a variety of functions"

Due to the meritocratic environment at Cartwright James, through my own personal success, I have now been given the opportunity to grow a specialised division of consultants across new industries. We are focusing on the Contract Services and Ingredients markets, connecting market leading companies globally with top executive talent.

This opportunity is available to all consultants that join the company, offering a truly unique chance to grow into management roles exceptionally quickly.

Working at Cartwright James gives me global exposure offering infinite potential to develop a network of talented individuals & successful enterprise within the dynamic world of biotechnology.

Heading the commercial side of the genomics and scientific software market, I have managed to learn and grow as a recruitment consultant and expand my industry knowledge areas.

Alistair Leadbeater

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"Heading the commercial side of the genomics and scientific software market, I have managed to learn and grow as a recruitment consultant"

My past experience in executive search and Bachelors in Business Management & HRM have equipped me for a career of meeting a pool of exceptional professionals and collaborating with, and consulting the talent of some of the most disruptive innovators throughout science. My dissertation “The Alignment of Talent Management and Organisational Strategy” gave me the chance to research the importance of talent to future business which I now play an invaluable part in.

The Cartwright James team are a group of highly talented consultants from diverse educational and professional backgrounds, this environment nurtures extensive personal & professional development within a range of remarkable industries.