Harvey Richmond began with a real commitment to understand the job role and match the right candidate both in skills and culture, as well as a genuine desire to meet the expectations and aspirations of candidates.
Managing Director, Gemma Day, has worked across multiple sectors to support recruitment campaigns having worked for a leading international recruitment firm. In 2012 Gemma took a break from recruitment to head-up a commercial property development company, Dowlas Ltd, becoming an award-winning entrepreneur, key-note speaker and Governor at Weston College, an Ofsted Outstanding HE/FE college. It also gave her a better understanding of business needs, particularly relating to people, which would prove invaluable in her role as MD of Harvey Richmond Recruitment.
Gemma’s hands-on commercial property development experience has given her an in-depth knowledge of commercial building projects. Large-scale commercial installation can be complex. A wide range of skilled workers are required at different stages of the project to ensure the process is as smooth as possible and tight deadlines are met. From the initial planning stages involving designers, architects, and surveyors. To working alongside government departments and a variety of business leaders and managers. Through groundwork, installation, and on-going health and safety checks. Right through to project sign-off and completion; Harvey Richmond have the knowledge and experience to ensure our candidates are always the best people for the job.
Harvey Richmond has an extensive database of workers looking for commercial construction roles. Through our commercial experience we have built an understanding of which roles can sometimes be difficult to fill. Architects, structural engineers, surveyors, project and site managers are amongst the more specialised construction roles. While civil engineers with varied large machinery experience are the most in-demand. With our vast network of industry connections, we can help to find the perfect person for any position.
Harvey Richmond is a team of highly experienced business leaders and consultants located in the South West with an enviable reputation for providing a professional, personal approach with a real commitment to people – both our clients and our candidates.
Andy Smith is the non-executive director for Harvey Richmond. Andy is a chartered builder, a graduate of civil engineering and has worked within the construction industry for around 30 years. Andy has worked with leading contractors nationwide and always puts the customer at the forefront of delivery. A keen golfer and expert networker, Andy provides Harvey Richmond with valuable insight and contacts throughout the Built Environment sector.
Andrew Scott is an Irish-born entrepreneur, business consultant and marketing expert who has helped hundreds of companies achieve sustainable, profitable growth. He has also acquired, built and sold several companies including manufacturers, distributors and retail businesses. Andrew started in the glass and glazing industry in 1986 and became particularly well known when he helped restructure Cambrian Windows Ltd, a struggling commercial window fabricator. He re-focused Cambrian into the trade market, and the business grew from £1m to over £12m PA in 4 years, returning unprecedented profit margins. Cambrian was then acquired by U.S. Fortune 500 company Masco.