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We are very pleased to recommend Rainford Berry as expert recruiters of COINS professionals.  They have worked closely with COINS over the last five years and have helped us and our customers to source quality staff with a wide range of skills and experience.

Movement of people with experience of using COINS products within the industry is somewhat inevitable but when those situations arise our aim is to retain that knowledge and experience within the construction industry. To support that end, Rainford Berry have built a database of high calibre individuals, that are either currently using COINS or that have done in the recent past.

I have known Ian Berry (MD) for over ten years and have used his services both at COINS and also when I was CEO of a construction and a facilities company.  Feedback from our customers that have used Ian’s services is that they have been very pleased with the professionalism, personal approach and ultimately the results that have been achieved.

Robert Brown
Robert BrownCEO COINS

“I have worked with Rainford Berry on a number of recruitment positions and they have consistently delivered the goods. They are thorough, professional and a pleasure to deal with.”

Mike McIntyre MBE Managing Partner, Xenogenix Ltd

“Rainford Berry were recommended to me by a mutual contact when Adoption UK was looking to recruit a Finance Director. I knew that there were potential barriers to getting the right person and I needed to move quickly. Ian Berry’s approach is unique in my experience, very customer focused, and he took the time to get to know me and my charity and our specific requirements.  Ian guaranteed that he would find us the right FD and he did.”

Hugh Thornbery CBEChief Executive at Adoption UK

“I’ve had 2 roles to fill at Heathrow in the last year, I asked Ian to help me with both of these. One of the attributes that I admire most about Ian is that he listens, on both occasions he understood the requirements of the role and the qualities that needed to be inherent in a candidate for them to be successful. The people he put forward were all suitable for the roles and the 2 people that were successful are performing well, having been with the company for just under a year.

It’s been a pleasure to get to know Ian and I will be delighted to use him in the future.”

Philip HarperFinance Manager - Investment Appraisal at Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (formerly BAA Limited)

“Ian is a very skilled and hard-working recruitment professional. I have engaged Ian on several occasions to find staff across a broad range of construction industry positions. In one of my former roles he met a very specific brief of finding construction industry specialists with Airport experience. In that engagement his attention to detail and disciplined approach ensured that he provided a list of excellent candidates that met every aspect of the recruitment brief.”

Robert BrownA highly experienced Board level executive with very strong capabilities in software and construction management.

“I can highly recommend Ian and wouldn’t hesitate in requesting his services again. Friendly and professional, he took the time to understand me as a candidate prior to finding opportunities that were relevant and pertinent.”

Ross AllenApplication Consultant at COINS

“Ian is an excellent recruitment agent. He placed me at COINS in Sept 2017, after working closely with both myself and COINS to ensure the job was an excellent match.”

Liam TumultyApplication Consultant at COINS

“I’ve worked with Ian on a number of specialist roles that other agencies have struggled to fill. Ian’s approach is professional, thorough and most importantly he is a subject matter expert in his field, which from a client perspective is very refreshing. Ian communicates regularly and more importantly knows our business and with this in mind, is able to select candidates with not only the correct skillset but also looks at the personality fit that would align within our business culture. Ian is a great example of a successful recruiter and has been an instrumental part of creating a number of teams within our business.”

Aleasha HalesGroup Recruitment & On-boarding Consultant at Avant Homes

“We’ve worked with Ian and his team for a number of years on multiple recruitments across our business. Ian’s approach is always professional, very open, consultative and beneficial in helping us to recruit the right people in the right roles. This makes Ian a default choice for advice and guidance through the recruitment process”.

Chris WestburyChief Operating Officer at COINS

Ian is a very friendly person and very knowledgeable about the roles that he is recruiting for. He cares about the people he recruits, is always contactable and ensures that the role is right for you.

Rachel GoldthorpeGroup Programme Manager at Avant Homes

Ian helped us to fill a particularly difficult role within our organisation this year. Ian demonstrated an honest and genuine interest in our business and his solid comprehension of what we were looking for, coupled with his focused and resolute approach to finding a solution, meant that we had this role filled within 2 weeks of engaging with him. I would also like to share that Ian’s follow-up and after-care have been exemplary. I would not hesitate to recommend his expertise if you are looking to work with a professional recruiter who has a personal, honest and can-do approach. Thanks again for your help Ian.

Claire Janine Leon-BeattieRecruitment Manager at Carey Group Plc

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