Stephanie McCleery

Director

UK

Steph joined Frazer Jones UK in 2019. She is responsible for recruiting in the Thames Valley and Northern Home Counties, across all disciplines in the senior and executive HR space.

Steph is a CMI Chartered Manager and has over 20 years’ experience recruiting on a permanent, interim and fractional basis for both contingent and retained searches. She has not only a strong knowledge regionally, but also across the West End and City of London where she worked for many years. This gives her a wide network and extensive understanding of the UK HR markets.

Steph has a strong and successful track record of working closely with organisations across all sectors, covering roles from generalist and specialist HR business partner level thorough to Chief People Officer and Chief HR Officer. She regularly leads webinars, roundtables and discusses market insights with her network.

  • Retail/e-Commerce

Senior HR Business Partner

Senior HR Business Partner Remote with 2 days a month travel to the Bury St Edmunds area, Norfolk £70,000 + car allowance and full benefits package An exciting opportunity to work strategically with a multi-site medium sized international organisation in the service sector, the role is to oversee a small team of established HR Business […]
  • Salary GBP65000 – GBP70000 per annum + car allowance, benefits, remote working
  • Posted Posted 1 week ago
  • Professional Services

Senior HR Advisor

Senior HR AdvisorCambridgeProfessional Services£45,000 very hybrid working, 25 days holiday, free parking An exciting opportunity as career development or a sideways move working for a well known professional services firm with multi-locations across the South East. The organisation has a smart working model, meaning you only go into the office when needed, you have full […]
  • Salary Up to GBP45000 per annum + Hybrid working, 25 days holiday, parking
  • Posted Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Education

HR Manager

HR Manager£50,000 – £54,000 + excellent benefitsHybrid 2-3 days in the office Cambridge This is an exciting opportunity to join a well known, large, organisation with a prestigious reputation and to manage a small team working with a very varied employee group who are passionate about what they do and the differences they make to […]
  • Salary GBP50000 – GBP54000 per annum + Excellent benefits & Hybrid working
  • Posted Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Engineering/manufacturing/industrial

HR Project Manager

HR Project Manager £70,000 – £85,000 + car allowance, bonus, pension, and other benefitsHybrid 2 days in the office Working for a multi-site manufacturing business with international presence, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Project Manager to lead on a number of business critical HR related projects that will enable the organisation […]
  • Salary GBP70000 – GBP85000 per annum + bonus, car allowance, benefits
  • Posted Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Engineering/manufacturing/industrial

HR Manager, multi-site

HR Manager, Multi-Site 3 – 4 days on site per week£55,000 – £60,000 + car allowance, up to 15% bonus and a home based contract Oxfordshire with multi- site responsibility This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Manager who enjoys multi-site, operational work. Having a home based contract, all travel is expensed, you […]
  • Salary GBP55000 – GBP60000 per annum + + car + 15% bonus
  • Posted Posted 1 month ago

Steph’s Insights

  • Market Insight

Webinar replay: key UK employment law changes in 2024

  • Posted March 14, 2024
What’s in store for 2024? Our third employment law series webinar focused on key changes happening this year. From differences in paternity leave notification, sexual harassment obligations and the flexible working “revolution”, 2024 is shaping up to be a busy year for HR and people leaders.  Our own Stephanie McCleery, Director, discussed the upcoming changes with Emma […]
  • Market Insight

HR recruitment trends: my Outlook for 2024

  • Posted January 29, 2024
2024 is underway and the question I am continually being asked is “what are you seeing across the HR space and what do you think the market will do?”. It is the $64,000 question! Whilst I am not an economist nor do I claim to be, the senior and executive markets that I work with […]
  • Market Insight

November 2023 market overview

  • Posted December 19, 2023
Across the UK’s commerce and industry, financial services and professional services sectors, we’ve pulled together all the live vacancies we’ve had in November 2023 across London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. Typically, we see November offer a last burst of recruitment activity, as organisations look to get a candidate secured before the […]
  • Market Update

October 2023 market overview

  • Posted December 8, 2023
Stable vacancy volume across financial services and commerce and industry  Across the UK’s commerce and industry and financial services sectors, we’ve pulled together all the live vacancies we’ve had in October 2023 across London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. “The volume of vacancies was very similar to that of 2022.”  At the […]
  • Market Insight

September market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted October 31, 2023
September was a month of stable hiring “September turned out to be a steady month with no heavy decrease in the number of vacancies.” September is always an interesting month; we usually expect the market to pick up as the summer ends and people return to the office from holidays with that last push through […]
  • Market Update

August market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted September 22, 2023
August was a month of increased HR opportunities   “The number of HR opportunities Frazer Jones worked on was higher than the month of July by 20%.”  August was a slowdown month for most organisations which took its toll on the recruitment market. August is typically known in the recruitment market as a much slower month, […]
  • Career advice

July 2023 market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted August 17, 2023
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together all the live vacancies we’ve had in July 2023 across London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. Despite slower interview processes, July shows positive signs for Q3 Throughout July, we saw the typical cyclical year of recruitment continue. July vacancies in the HR […]
  • Market Insight

June 2023 market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted July 25, 2023
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together all the live vacancies we’ve had in June 2023 across London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. Employed candidates are seeking new exciting opportunities June brings us to the end of the first half of 2023. This year has certainly been a rollercoaster […]
  • Market Insight

UK employment law round-up: your questions answered

  • Posted July 13, 2023
Our own Stephanie McCleery, Director, recently hosted an insightful webinar welcoming special guest Emma O’Connor, Legal Director and Head of HR Training from law firm Boyes Turner. Emma talked us through potential employment law changes in the UK, how they may affect HR policies in your business and what you can do to stay ahead of the […]
  • Market Insight

May 2023 market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted June 20, 2023
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together all the live vacancies we’ve had in May 2023 across London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. Businesses are focusing on hires across the manufacturing markets May felt like it should have been the month when the market started to change – and […]
  • Market Insight

April 2023 market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted May 24, 2023
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together a review of the live data we have captured in April 2023 – including London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England.  Companies are focused on direct sourcing by utilising internal talent acquisition teams   April seemed to come and go in a flash. HR […]
  • Market Insight

Q1 2023 market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted April 25, 2023
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together a review of the live recruitment data we have captured in March 2023 – including London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. Return of the recruitment cycle This year we have seen the return of the typical recruitment cycle with a quieter start […]
  • Market Insight

February 2023 market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted March 15, 2023
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together a review of the live data we have captured in February 2023 – including London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England.  The market is still showing signs of increased hiring   After a slow January start, we saw an increase in job activity and […]
  • Market Insight

January 2023 market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted February 15, 2023
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together a review of the live data we have captured in January 2023 – including London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. The start of 2023 has been a pretty unpredictable one. On one side, there has been a huge amount of activity on […]

2022 market overview: UK commerce and industry

  • Posted January 23, 2023
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together a review of the live data we have captured in 2022 – including London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. It was full steam ahead for HR recruitment in 2022 If you blinked, you may have missed 2022. It felt like a year […]

November 2022 market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted December 9, 2022
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together a review of the live data we have captured in November – covering London, Home Counties, West Midlands and Southwest England. The final push before Christmas In the run up to Christmas, the market usually sees a final influx of new jobs from businesses who […]
  • Market Insight

October 2022 market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted November 3, 2022
Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together a review of the live data we have captured in October – London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. Stabilising vacancies “The sectors consistently recruiting are in the technology, oil and energy, and retail space.” Indicators are showing that we have now reached […]
  • Market Insight

September market overview: commerce and industry

  • Posted October 5, 2022
What’s happening in commerce and industry? Across the UK’s commerce and industry sectors, we’ve pulled together a review of the live data we have captured in September – covering London, Home Counties, West Midlands and South West England. We saw an increase in vacancies in August with a spike by around 30% from June and […]
  • CV and Interview

Interview guide

  • Posted April 8, 2022
How do I prepare for an interview? In most cases, your recruitment consultant should be able to assist you with your preparation, but conducting your own research will certainly help. Know the company. Look into the organisation’s performance, study their website, blogs, social media sites and research relevant articles on their recent activity. Have they won […]
  • Salary Guide

Learning and development and talent acquisition salaries in the Thames Valley, M4 Corridor and Home Counties

  • Posted April 24, 2021
How much should Learning and development and talent acquisition professionals be paid in the Thames Valley, M4 Corridor and Home Counties? Our Thames Valley, M4 Corridor and Home Counties salary survey has detailed information on pay within these regions.  Learning and development salaries We are slowly starting to see Learning and Development roles on the hiring agenda again. […]
  • CV and Interview

How to survive a video interview

  • Posted March 24, 2020
I have recruited many positions across the UK & Ireland and video interviews have been a regular part of my day-to-day recruitment life for a long time now. However, no one really advises you on how to conduct yourself or the best etiquette to have on a video call and if you haven’t done one […]