Recruitment firm Thorn Baker Group, headquartered in Nottingham, has promoted a member of its team to a newly created management role.
Rhian Newman has been appointed Offsite Group Leader and Professional Manager.
During his time at Thorn Baker, Newman grew Thorn Baker’s offering in the offsite sector, with clients including Countryside Timber Frame, Premier Modular, Innovare & Donaldson Group, Balfour Beatty, Skanska, Crest Nicholson and Barratts .
She said: “This is a huge opportunity for me and something I’ve been working on for several years now. It’s exciting for me personally and for the future of the business. This new role will allow me to use my knowledge and experience to strengthen Thorn Baker’s offering in construction recruitment and complement its existing specialties.
“The development of the company’s professional offer is based on 34 years of experience in trades and labor and allows us to find quality candidates for our clients for all the roles required. on construction projects and in the industrial sector.
“Similarly, the off-site sector is growing rapidly in the UK and there is strong demand for candidates with transferable skills – and our expertise in traditional business roles means we are able to find people who might want to be transferred to another branch of the construction industry.
“I feel extremely supported by the board and we have a clear understanding of what we want both teams to look like in the future. I want to succeed in both specialties as I’m sure they will become fundamental for the future of Thorn Baker and the success of our customers.”
Director Rob Ford, director of Thorn Baker added: “Rhian is a fantastic addition to the Thorn Baker team and a huge contributor to the whole business.
“Rhian is respected throughout the industry and has a natural flair for the off-site and professionalism. We want to help her grow these teams as it will benefit our growing customer base and help more people find jobs.”