Our founder, Tom Gray set up the firm in 1966 following a successful career with an International recruitment organisation. Tom was a pioneer of search within our operating areas and his beliefs, standards and integrity has been instilled within the business that continues to flourish under the leadership of Ian Gray, our MD.
We have subsequently appointed, trained and developed outstanding people to work with the same values and methods. We believe in honesty, transparency, team work, accountability and having a real passion for representing both candidate and client.
Thomas Gray are a revered search firm with a 50 year history that operate through two divisions to offer a variety of recruitment services from board level appointments to junior and middle management.
We stay committed to being an organisation where loyalty, achievement and industry knowledge is recognised and rewarded. This culture has been a real force behind our company’s successful history and continues to flourish as we embark on an exciting era of change and business opportunity.
Thomas Gray offer an informed, personal and more targeted approach to secure only the best talent. If you receive a call from Thomas Gray, be assured we have allocated time to understand your background, potential and value to our clients.
As a company we have built strong relationships with Divisional and Main Board Executives throughout the country who offer sound counsel when gaining referrals in identifying rising stars within the sector.
We are always delighted with the teams professionalism, proactive approach, depth of market knowledge and understanding of our business needs. They have a solid track record of identifying outstanding candidates which has led to many successful appointments at senior level across our organisation.
Having had dealings with Thomas Gray for around twenty years, I feel totally comfortable on both a business and personal level in gaining advice and guidance from the team. Their contacts are far reaching within property and construction and offer energy, ideas and a professional approach working in an informed and collaborative manner.
The reason I chose to speak directly with Thomas Gray over other recruiters is that I have full trust that they will serve my best interests. You get a professional service, the team has excellent contacts at senior level within the type of organisations to which I am suited and are discreet.
Ian and the team at Thomas Gray always take the time to fully understand the brief and take a keen interest in our business plans, then work diligently and professionally to deliver in agreed time scales. Recent assignments have been at both Executive Board level and other key functional Directors.
I have known and enjoyed working with both Ian and his team for over twenty years. Having positioned me as Group M.D of Miller Homes, Ian helped me rebuild the business by sourcing both Regional and Divisional Board talent across all disciplines throughout the country. At Antler Homes, a smaller niche player, Ian was once again my go to consultant to source the necessary talent required to rebuild the business. Having set up Sigma Homes, Ian and his well trained team have sourced all of the key managers including that of a newly appointed Group Land Director. In summary I can say with certainty that Thomas Gray deserve the reputation for being the most connected and trusted name in housing sector recruitment.
The service I experienced from Thomas Gray was exceptional. They matched my skill set and style of management to the optimum role and employer. The whole process was seamless with an honest and open approach. It will be the first phone call I make for future recruitment.
Over the past year we have engaged with Thomas Gray to fill 7 roles across various disciplines including Commercial, Land, Technical and Construction. They quickly understood Octagons particular needs and the specific skills we were looking for. Only high quality and relevant potential employees were presented to us which enabled this important process to be completed in a timely and efficient way, thank you.
Thomas Gray was swift, responsive, gave brilliant feedback and their industry knowledge was second to none. An absolute pleasure to work with.
I had not dealt with Thomas Gray Ltd before being contacted by Ian Gray but I was immediately impressed by Ian's professionalism, knowledge of the industry and understanding in his approach to me as a candidate. Throughout the subsequent process, Ian was always on hand to offer help and advice, up to and beyond the point of me successfully securing a new position. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Thomas Gray Ltd.
Having used Thomas Gray for a number of years, we find their thoughtful approach to understanding the specification and their intimate knowledge of the talent pool a unique combination. We really feel their position is unrivaled in the sector.
I would just like to say a huge thank you to the team at Thomas Gray, the help and support they gave me throughout my job search was amazing. They guided me through the process and gave me advice every step of the way. I was very impressed the company and would definitely recommend.
Having worked with Thomas Gray over the last 10 years they have always provided exceptional service and put forward high calibre candidates for interview. They understand the business needs of Millgate and their thoroughness in sourcing and selecting the right candidates makes the recruitment process from our point of view seamless. We continue a great relationship and recommend Thomas Gray without hesitation.
Thomas Gray approached me regarding a new role and provided me with clear, helpful advice and insight into the recruitment process. Their communication before and after interviews was brilliant and the whole process from initial contact through to starting the new role was managed seamlessly. I would highly recommend Thomas Gray to friends and colleagues looking to make their next career move.