Executive recruitment, London UK

LUCY BENNELL appointed NED at VireUp

Lucy Bennell has teamed with VireUp – a ground breaking AI powered interview platform. The company, founded by Harvard MBA, Efe Pazarceviren and AI PhD, Arda Celebi, will drive a step-change in large-scale recruitment. The VireUp solution removes bias, drives stanardisation and dramatically reduces time to select/hire. The technology has the power to analyse the… Read More

UK Branded Food manufacturer

The Procurement Director was looking for a recruitment partner to work with on a long term basis to deliver his vision. New into the role, the procurement director’s strategy was to transform the procurement team from an operational, reactive function to one that was fully aligned with stakeholders and embedded in the business. The procurement… Read More

Bennell Associates and Lucy Bennell featured in SupplyChainOnline

Lucy Bennell is thrilled to be invited to comment on her experience as an independent recruiter in an article for SupplyChainOnline. You can read the full article – click here 

Bennell Associates congratulated for excellent interview to hire ratio

Bennell Associates was commended by its FTSE 100 client after successfully placing seven out of the 10 candidates they presented for interview.  The client was working with multiple recruiters.  All other suppliers had an interview to hire ratio of less than 10% with the next placed company placing six candidates after presenting over 200 CV’s.

UK Chilled Food Manufacturer

As a result of a change in company strategy, the client needed to totally transform its group procurement function into a centre-led team across 6 manufacturing sites nationwide. A total of 18 new roles were identified and the recruitment process included the assessment of internal “at risk” employees alongside external candidates. Bennell Associates worked with… Read More

UK Retail Bank

This major financial company was transforming its procurement function and, as a result, identified the need to hire 15 procurement professionals (2 Directors, 5 Category Managers and 8 Category Buyers) across two locations (one in North and one in Scotland). Bennell Associates designed and delivered an end-to-end programme which included advertising in National Press and… Read More

Multinational FMCG company

Global Commodity Manager The brief was incredibly tough as the role was at mid-management level and yet the client required traded commodity experience on a global scale as well as a professional approach to strategic sourcing using a 7 step methodology. A process of search was utilised in order to identify individuals in relevant companies… Read More

London Based Media Company

Following the recruitment of a new Director of Procurement, a procurement strategy was developed and a requirement to hire four category managers was identified. Bennell Associates put together a programme to identify and attract individuals to the business during a “PR storm” and in a toughening candidate market. The client was encouraged to be open… Read More

Global Automotive Services Company

Supply Chain Development The Supply Chain Development Director was a former candidate and contacted Bennell Associates when he needed to staff up a newly formed function that interfaced with operating companies around the world to drive efficiencies and top level strategy. On an on-going basis, Bennell Associates has identified supply chain professionals capable of delivering… Read More