Experienced tech recruitment specialist Manjinder ‘Manny’ Mann has joined Manchester-based Fairmont Recruitment.

He joins as the new director of recruitment, having held a similar role at another Manchester recruiter, Maxwell Bond, for just over three years.

Jack Donohue, CEO and founder at Fairmont Recruitment, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Manny to the team. He’s forged an impressive track record in the tech recruitment industry.

“I’ve known Manny for a number of years and he did a really good job at Maxwell Bond. For us he’s a bit of a marquee signing and can help us take that next step up the ladder.

“As a business, Fairmont is six years old in 2024 and we can only benefit from Manny’s experience and passion for excellence.

“I’m confident that his strategic vision and leadership skills will be invaluable assets as we continue to grow and elevate our services.

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“We’ve had a really good start to the year. People seem to be a lot more confident and we’ve already done a couple of deals.”

Mann said: “I’m really excited to be joining Fairmont at the stage they are in their journey. It was an opportunity I couldn’t turn down.

“When I joined Maxwell Bond I was employee number 11 and we grew it to 40+ staff. Fairmont is at a similar size in its operations and has some really good clients and an established leadership team.

“The tech sector is all I know and I’ve built up some good relationships and loved seeing people’s careers grow.

“Seven or eight years ago I was placing developers into roles and they’re now CTOs and founders of startups. I treat people like I’d like to be treated myself.

“As director of recruitment I’ll be heading up Fairmont’s sales function, new business and seeing where we can improve procedures in the recruitment process.

“The early signs for 2024 are really encouraging.  Although the traditional big hirers slowed down a bit in 2023, there were still some amazing startups doing great things.”

Fairmont is based at  55 Mosley Street, Manchester.

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