We put our clients and candidates
at the core of what we do.

We deliver an expert service, with a commitment to quality whilst adding
insight and value to the recruitment process.

SJS Consulting offers our contacts an expert recruitment and insight service dedicated to the UK FMCG sector, with a firm commitment to quality. We work in a competitive market, to stand out from the rest, we always place the needs of our candidates and clients at the core of what we do. We are based near Bath but work with clients across the UK from Cornwall to Scotland.

As a team, we want to be the first-choice recruitment partner for UK FMCG businesses in our areas of expertise.

We built our business on four key values. We revisit them regularly to make sure they still genuinely reflect the way we work, the decisions we make and the direction we take. You can hold us to that.


We honour our responsibility to our clients, candidates and community.


We are passionate about food, drink and FMCG products.


We are a small business that moves with pace, urgency and decisiveness.


We take pride in being specialists in our industry.

Our Team

Claire Mason
Principal Consultant
Kane Kauppinen
Recruitment Consultant
Lewis Spence
Sales Support and Admin Expert
Michael Coleman
Principal Consultant
Reda Lakhani
Operations Director
Simon Borley
Managing Consultant
Steve Barnes
Managing Director

The Top 5 things Interims want from Recruiters

Interim management continues to go from strength to strength in UK FMCG. As more and more recruiters join the interim band wagon, at SJS we thought long and hard about what interim managers really want from recruiters. What could we … Continue reading

Our Pledge

This is Steve’s gran, Tace Barnes. The photo was taken in 1939 when Tace signed up as a volunteer for the British Red Cross at the start of World War Two. Tace continued as an active volunteer, helping out in the British Red Cross shop or at home knitting squares, right up until her passing away in 2010. It is in Tace’s memory that the British Red Cross is our chosen charity.

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