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Those very special candidates.....for those very special employers.

Last updated: 09/7/2020

Executive and Specialist Recruitment across East Anglia.

Unlike so many recruitment companies, Badger Associates does not retain hundreds (or in some cases thousands!) of CVs for years on end on the off chance that we get a match. To hold a candidates CV we have to believe that we have a real chance of finding them gainful employment. False hope dashed is a very destructive force when a person is looking for a new role. We understand that. For that reason alone we feature very few candidates in this section. but rest assured that the ones who are featured here have 'earned' that right. They have impressed us with their tenacity, determination to find a new role, willingness to 'go the extra mile' or they may just have a very unique skill set. Whatever it is they are worth a look and we commend them to you. If any of them are of interest to you - we are only a phone call away. 

Degree qualified Design Engineer. 1-2 years Process Engineering experience. 1 years Operations experience. Skilled user of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD. Proficient at COMSOL and VISI. Adept in the design of P&IDs, PFDs and engineering drawings. Reliable and professional . Detail orientated. Highly analytical. Qualified Lean Practitioner. Trained in: 5s, Kaizen, A3 project management, Stand Ups, SMED, OEE, VSM, Kanban, 7 + 1 wastes, Continuous flow and Pull systems. 9/7 

Head of Retail. Comfortable at both a strategic and operational level, Experienced senior manager with a passion for delivering both on results and people development. With a strong marketing background, he has senior level experience within leisure, tourism, hospitality, retail and charity sectors directly managing over £6m turnover and 200+ staff previously. Attacks business with an entrepreneurial mindset which has seen a history of both building businesses and turning businesses around. Loves building brands through focusing on consumer behavior and consumer logic.Continuous improvement is a must and a non negotiable – You have to want to be better today than yesterday. He has  a history of growth and high performance specifically across sales, marketing and customer service functions. Just come available and well worth a look. 9/7

Franchising Director of Compliance. His role is to ensure that the entire franchise network is compliant with Franchise Agreements. This role very often includes the investigation of non-compliance which has had or could have a detrimental effect not only on the network as a whole but the business and the Brand. Works in partnership with the legal team to also ensure that all legal and contractual documentation such as Franchise Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Breach Letters and Deeds of Release used in the business are accurate and factually correct. Also responsible for the updating of all Franchise Agreements as and when the needs of the business or a change in our market sector, requires. 7/7

Proficient and motivated individual currently working in Gurnsey within a fast paced on boarding team for one of the worlds leading Insurance Companies. She has extensive experience supporting senior business figures in the management of a broad range of Discretionary Client Portfolios, creating and developing Content and Marketing materials and most recently cultivating AML and compliance skills within a client facing New Business role. 6/7

A PRINCE2 practitioner with formal business analysis training and have worked within IT for more than 25 years across a range of industries. Performing effectively at key levels within the IT hierarchy: from operator to web developer, analyst, team leader and project manager. His experience across these roles has allowed him to hone his skills as an effective cross-functional team member. Moving to Suffolk. 6/7

Accomplished sales and business development professional with a consultative approach. He believes that the key to success in sales is a combination of hard work, tenacity, a thorough understanding of your product and audience and allowing your personality and strengths as an individual to drive your approach to sales.  Thrives in a dynamic and fast paced sales environment. Fluent in French and a working knowledge of Dutch. 1/7

Fully qualified logistician and team leader with over 15 years’ experience, a Chartered Fellow at the Institute for Logistics & Transport.  Dynamic and high-achieving logistics and compliance leader with extensive experience transforming organisations through efficient commercial transportation, distribution, and warehousing operations. Proven track record of reducing waste and costs and increasing revenue and profit. Excellent history of ensuring regulatory and O Licence compliance, working beyond Earned Recognition standards set by DVSA. Demonstrated ability to start-up new warehouse and distribution centre locations. Excellent manager, who will take time to train, coach, and mentor staff for career growth and long-term success.  Currently out of work due to one of a few position redundancies across the group. 30/6

An Operations and Engineering Director for a manufacturing company who designs and manufactures bespoke and batch production equipment. Experienced leader within design and manufacturing organisations with a strong background in product development, innovation, project management, strategic planning, quality control, budgeting and manufacture planning with over 14 years experience in bringing commercial and retail products to market. Developed innovative and award-winning consumer products.A proven senior manager with a successful track record in leadership and career development including the provision of training, mentoring, and line management of employees. With motivational skills to build a culture of teamwork in all aspects of business. A strategic thinker with an eye for detail, optimisation of processes and financial awareness. Working well under pressure, managing budgets and tight deadlines.24/6

An experienced retail professional with a sustained record of management experience, ranging from small independents (LK Bennett, Lulu Guinness, Basler, Sweaty Betty, Jones Bootmaker), large stores (Fenwick, House of Fraser) and concessions (Harrods, Harvey Nichols) as well as photographic processing (Metro Imaging), freelance wholesale & production.Focused on businesses where a high degree of customer service, quality and product knowledge were priorities.   Passionate about improving the skill levels of my team and myself.  Training,  developing  and inspiring others to reach their to full potential. Motivated to lead a team to achieve store performance and success. Commercially driven to exceed sales and KPI targets.  Flexible and enthusiastic.

CIMA Qualified Management Accountant. Financial management including compilation of financial statements, VAT returns, bank reconciliations, forecasting and budgeting.New product development research and compiling business proposals. International trade facilitation including supplier and buyer contractual documents. Arranging international trade missions inc travel arrangements and program management. TAX and NIC reporting including P11D & P46 returns, PAYE Settlement Agreements including interpreting and implementing HMRC directives and ongoing negotiation and liaison directly with HMRC. Extensive reporting and significant project work directly to Board level often of a business-critical, sensitive or confidential nature.  Producing, updating and implementing Company policy documentation relating to fiscal policies, legal requirements, external audit response instructions and Board decisions.  Management of capital expenditure and off-balance sheet financing including leasing requirements and cost benefit analysis of the same. 8/6

A confident, multi-skilled and capable accounts assistant with excellent knowledge of finance and accounting procedures. Computer literate; with a good communication skills, loves working as part of a team and welcomes a challenge. She would like to further her career in accountancy. Confident in the use of all Microsoft office functions and network computer systems. Able to learn procedures and ensure that they are implemented correctly. Qualified in level 2 and 3 AAT and am currently studying level 4. She is looking for a new and challenging accountancy position, one which will make best use of her existing skills and experience and also further her development. 1/6

Motivated Director of Operations with 11 years in aerospace industry garnering vast experience of delivering various projects and strategies like processes continuous improvments,NPI/TOW up to developing strong customer relationship.Working with multifunctional teams to acheive the company goals and using operations tecniques like Lean manufacturing methodologies and Six Sigma concepts led me to create my succesfull aerospace career. I am highly energetic and driven individual able to motivate and inspire others, a critical thinker with strong analitical skills. My results, transparency and open dialog style made me to inspire trust in every project involved and I pride myself of being a leader who's atracting people asking to join in my team. 25/5

After eight years in the role this individual was made redundant due to the Covid-19 situation. Previously Personal Assistant to Managing Director and Accounts Assistant. The role had two core elements. Premises and office management. General administration, including the annual product brochure production which was produced at a profit due to sourcing of advertising revenue. Good working knowledge of SAGE with regards to income and expenditure (less payroll), he produced daily sales reports, payment runs and arranged rebates. Based in North West Norfolk.

Another CR19 victim this senior manager is experienced in the SME company environment. Ideally looking for a senior role (senior Manager or Director) with a sales focus. His last role was Commercial Director and previously Sales/Managing Director. Experience in running a small manufacturing business being the decision maker for all aspects of P&L and HR, Manufacturing, Sales, etc. In addition to this, as the business was owned by a foreign, listed company he has the ability to understand and run to the tighter regulative requirements that this entails.Very experienced in B2B sales especially of a technical nature. Originally trained in mechanical engineering. Experience of being able to pick up and run in a number of different business sectors in oil and gas, water and waste water, agriculture, transport, security and anti-counterfeit. A great deal of experience running sales in different channels both directly with important customer s and through distributors. Also vast international experience selling to customers from different cultures, across Europe, in the Middle East, Asia, Australia and the Americas.Strong team player yet able to run others effectively. Systematic approach to ensure things get done, yet dynamic to create opportunities. Enthusiastic and very driven.Based in Norfolk but happy to travel.

An oilfield specialist Familiar with HP/HT oil and gas wells, production wells, high foaming, hydrates, emulsion and the problems associated with these conditions. Familiar with welltest operations utilizing flowheads, both 5k and 10k sand filters, choke manifolds, heater’s, separators, gas and oil diverters, stock/ surge tanks and flare boom. SSSV changeouts, various types of plugs, gauge surveys, PLTs, perforating, sampling and a small amount of electric line and braided line.  Comes across as a self-motivated individual who has excellent communication and organisational skills. Good interpersonal skills. Norfolk based.