Shawthorpe Recruitment is a professional recruitment agency based in Shropshire and we have assisted many companies in filling their senior management and CEO vacancies. We aim to provide a seamless recruitment experience for candidates looking for a new CEO role to progress in their career.

When you first come to Shawthorpe to look for a CEO position in Telford, we will take the time to sit down and have a chat with you to find out your levels of experience and the type of industry that you would like to work in.

For many of our clients, we also provide a full HR service so we are able to match you up with the ideal senior management, CEO or directorship role. Through building a relationship with our clients, we also understand the ongoing challenges across our marketplaces and aim to provide a seamless recruitment and HR experience for candidates and clients.

Some of the sectors we are involved in include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Marketing and communications
  • IT
  • Legal
  • Finance

We also have four core values of honesty, consistency, dependability and reliability.

We have a wide range of vacancies to fit your schedule and career requirements including full time, part-time and hybrid working vacancies. You can browse through our vacancies below.

Requirements to be a CEO

For many people a CEO (Chief Executive Officer) or Senior Management position is a dream goal in their careers to manage a team and assist in the day to day running of the business, but to become an effective CEO requires a certain skillset and often involves many years of experience in order to get there.

You will need to be able to work as part of a team and communicate effectively to ensure the businesses overall goals are met and that your team works with you to achieve them. You may also need people skills to speak to members of the public about the business.

Another skill which is often needed is organisational skills in to managing people, resources and stakeholders. Some industries will also require you to have good knowledge of that particular sector and how it operates. You will also need good attention to detail to keep projects on track to be completed on time.

Why choose Telford?

Telford is a fantastic town to work in and since the town’s creation in the 1960s it has effectively combined the old and new, to give residents a high quality of life and attract over 3.6 million visitors per year. The town takes the best of the wider West Midlands rich industrial heritage and combines it with the forward thinking required for the town to compete nationally and internationally – with expertise in modern engineering, manufacturing and agri-tech right her, making it an exciting opportunity to work here.

The town is centrally located in the West Midlands making travelling to the area from nearby Birmingham and Wolverhampton a breeze with direct links to these cities, as well as links to major cities such as London and Manchester. If you are a CEO working in these cities and looking to work somewhere new, a CEO job in Telford could be the answer for you.

When you take on a CEO role or join a senior management team in Telford you may realise how much you like it here and choose to live here. House prices compare favourably to the national average with a detached house costing around £324,942 compared to the national average of £428,134, based on the UK Price Index for January 21-22. In the past few years £800m has also been spent on every secondary school in the borough with all receiving rebuilds or extensive remodelling.

The town is also very close to the countryside and has a reputation as the town of a thousand trees with our beautiful town park being one of the largest in the country. The town also has a vibrant nightlife and shopping experience with the leisure quarter of South water having over 160 shops and leisure businesses available.