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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.

Cartwright James has given me the unique opportunity to work within a vibrant, dynamic, competitive and highly successful environment specialising throughout the cutting edge Medical, Scientific and Chemical markets.

As a Politics and Philosophy Graduate of the University of York I spent 6 months working in Paris, before beginning the Cartwright James Graduate Scheme. Within my first few weeks I was connecting with international industry leaders throughout my market: Contract Services to the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Life Sciences industries.

Poppy Moore

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"Cartwright James recognises and rewards hard work, whilst providing a young, friendly and collaborative environment for success."

My up-to-date business knowledge combined with extensive global network, interpersonal skills and self-motivated personality are all invaluable assets driving my career at Cartwright James.

Working at Cartwright James provides the opportunity to become an expert consultant in your field with unparalleled opportunities for growth.

As an organisation, Cartwright James enables me to gain global exposure within Medical & Scientific markets, creating the opportunity to work alongside extremely successful individuals towards a common goal.

Contract Services as a global market is worth over $200Bn in just the pharmaceutical space alone. At Cartwright James I have the freedom to manipulate the market, focusing on my own strengths & interest areas, driving the best possible results.

Robert Hopkins

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"Having a young, friendly, hardworking team around me is crucial to my success individually and the success as an organisation as a whole. Constant rewards and incentives breed success on a daily basis, setting Cartwright James apart from other companies in the market."

Outsourcing and contracting is a rapidly growing market, giving me the ability to move into medical devices, cosmetics and nutraceuticals. This in turn allows me to keep learning while also applying the knowledge and skill gained as a senior consultant.

Through utilising my degree in International Management & Economics from The University of Manchester, I can connect with professionals at the top of their respective fields, discussing cutting edge technologies, financial systems and commercial operations. Further to this, I am able to employ my skills into the management of the recruitment process, demonstrating my ability to control the needs of both the candidate and client respectively.

At Cartwright James, I have been given the opportunity to succeed in a corporate environment, with the autonomy to create a global network of executive candidates which will be invaluable throughout my career.

The problem solving and critical thinking skills learnt from my English Degree from the University of Leeds have provided a platform to excel in a fast-paced and global corporate environment. I have been given the training to apply these skills to a technical market, allowing me to become an expert in the field of Diagnostics – an ever-changing and highly relevant space.

Emily Legood

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"Working in such a meritocratic environment drives me to continuously work towards achievable promotions, providing a dynamic and exciting start to my career."

As a hardworking and self-motivated individual, working at Cartwright James gives me the opportunity to integrate my newly learned technical expertise with my interpersonal skills to communicate with high level individuals in the market.

Cartwright James is a young, exciting, competitive environment which rewards hard work with generous financial and social incentives.