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Meet The Team

The PRIMA Partners team has over 40 years' experience in specialist IT recruitment. Take a look at the team profiles and please do not hesitate to get in touch to see how we can help with your business needs or with your job search.

“PRIMA Partners, with David & Ryan in particular, have exceeded my expectations in many ways. They have put every effort in making sure they represent us as our perfect ambassadors in the market. Ryan never gave up on finding us the perfect profile in the market. PRIMA contributed to building a unique international team of professionals that is diverse, experienced and highly ambitious. With that they brought strategic value with the service they offer. Very rare to be working with professionals that are not afraid to go the extra mile and build strong relationships with their customers.”

Marit RompaHR Director

David Johnson | Director & Co-Founder

My Recruitment/PRIMA story…

I have worked within the world of recruitment for 15 years, and specialised specifically within SAP & Salesforce for a little over 10 years across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands & the US.

My long held ambition was to drive a recruitment business that was ‘Easy to work with…’ and candidate driven. This motivation was matched by my long term friend and colleague Bradley Rees, and whilst celebrating Bradley’s 40th birthday in Thailand amongst his friends and family, we decided there was no time like the present. After a short discussion on the island of Koh Lipe (strong recommendation), PRIMA Partners was formed and from that moment the wheels were turning!

4 years down the line and PRIMA Partners employs 7 members of staff, who each have a specialist niche IT focus and a clear path to building their careers. We have built a loyal and happy client case that we view as partners and for several we are their sole supplier.

We have come so far, and I’m excited to see what the future holds!

It is also our pleasure to introduce ‘Places by PRIMA’ to you. ‘Places by PRIMA’ is a platform that offers insights into cities across Europe relating to our client-base and allows you to learn more about the everyday life, culture and general amenities locally. This helps you to learn about much, much more than just the job and the company… it is after all a decision that will impact you and your family in the long run!

Outside of Recruitment & PRIMA…

I am an avid sports fan and part-time participant!

The frustrating element of this is that I am a lifelong Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) fan and if that’s not enough punishment, I am also a keen golfer (Handicap 23 – must improve!). I enjoy watching all sports, but my biggest follows are Football, Boxing, Golf, Cricket, Snooker and Tennis.

I am very lucky to have an amazing family and group of friends, and love to catch up with them as often as possible. Through our work at PRIMA, it’s been a pleasure to build relationships with many clients and candidates I can now class as friends!

From me to you…

Through our ambition to “Recruit Differently”, I can assure you that we are here to partner both clients and candidates, and endeavour to build long-lasting, productive and enjoyable relationships.

Bradley Rees | Director & Co-Founder

My Recruitment/PRIMA story…

I have specialised in recruitment for over 20 years and most notably I have focused on the Siebel and Salesforce markets. I bring senior recruitment management experience that’s seen me build new teams from scratch, as well as evolving and driving long existing teams, to the next level.

Having worked closely with David, it was clear that we shared the same values in life, business & recruitment and were compelled to bring our solution to the marketplace and build a platform that had both clients and candidates at the forefront.

We believe in housing Recruitment Consultants who each specialise in niche technologies and help them to nurture relationships throughout their networks, whilst also flourishing within their own careers.

The last 4 years have been challenging, exciting and good fun and we have a strong sense of who we are, what we offer and how PRIMA Partners can bring solutions to both clients and candidates. We’re just one call away!

Outside of Recruitment & PRIMA…

My time is mostly spent with my wife Michelle and my Boxer dog, Arthur.

I’m a little more fortunate than David, in that I support West Ham (everyone’s 2nd favourite team?) and also a MUCH better golfer (9 Handicap… although he is worryingly catching up). Whether it’s Football, Boxing, Golf or Cricket, I love sport!

From me to you…

First and foremost… we truly are “Easy to work with” and we take great pride in building long lasting relationships across all aspects of our tech spaces. Please do reach out to me at your convenience.

Ryan Stalley | Head of SAP Recruitment

I worked within the SAP Recruitment industry since 2011 (feels like yesterday) supporting clients and candidates across Europe.

I joined PRIMA in January 2021 to head up the SAP Recruitment practice which covers the full SAP suite and could not be happier to be a part of the team & environment we have, and I am excited to see how this develops over the coming years.

My team currently consists of Hollie Collins (SAP Recruitment Consultant – SAP SD & SAP FI/CO). I am excited to help both Hollie & Clark to continue their learning curve and progress through the business at PRIMA and within the wider SAP ecosystem.

I am quite traditional I’m afraid and enjoy playing and watching football (I’m a big Arsenal fan), as well as regularly attending the gym as often as possible (the 6am alarm can be quite the test).

It would be fair to say I enjoy a cold beverage (especially a German beer) with the team, when on offer, as my arm is easily twisted!

Do’s: Films, Sunshine, House Music, Beers, Red Wine, Pasta, and of course… SAP

Don’ts: Seafood, Tottenham Hotspur (Directors Note: This is an unacceptable dislike at PRIMA)

Whether you are a Hiring Manager looking to onboard an SAP resource or indeed an SAP expert looking for your next career move, then please do not hesitate to contact Hollie, Clark, or myself for a strictly confidential chat to see how we can support you.

Alternatively, if you are keen to learn more about PRIMA Partners and job opportunities within the business then please do reach out to me or take a look at our Jobs page.