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GEM Partnership endeavour to set the standards in the North East recruitment industry. We are small enough in size to be entrepreneurial, but big enough to make things happen. Our core foundations are built upon meritocracy, encouraging a relaxed, flexible but focused environment and embody a knowledge sharing culture to be a promotor of ideas.
•             We Attract the Best; Develop the Best; and Retain the Best
•             We are passionate about the service we provide
•             We take our responsibilities seriously, for the environment, for the people we employ, for the clients we serve, for the industry we represent

In order to attract and retain the best people, we offer the most comprehensive package and rewarding commission structure in the North East recruitment sector. Our staff benefit from pension, life insurance, medical insurance, expenses and 25 days annual leave plus statutory days as a start point, rising via length of service.

We also have modern, spacious and fun working environments, provide smartphone and laptops for all staff and challenge our people to think outside the box, actively promote ongoing personal development via our Investors in People status. GEM also have active graduate and apprentice recruitment schemes which have already produced some excellent people for our business.

Do you want to work for a company that truly values you? Do you want to work for a company that fully rewards your efforts? Do you want to be developed and progress throughout your career? If so, contact us for a very discreet conversation and find out yourself what GEM Partnership is all about.

Current Vacancies:

Job Title:             Manufacturing Tutor (Employability)
Role Purpose
We are expanding our delivery team and are looking for talented professionals to delivery bespoke Manufacturing pre- employment programmes throughout the North East.
We require experienced professionals who have a background in manufacturing experience, delivering in-house training or inductions which are innovative and inspiring training sessions.
The role will involve working with our highly prestigious clients to deliver bespoke pre- employment training to support the upskilling of our talent pool.
The role of the Trainer is to develop and facilitate exciting and engaging learning journeys. Ensuring that client and candidate expectations are achieved whilst making informed judgements about the range of evidence a candidate will produce to demonstrate their knowledge and competence to meet the programme and business requirements.
The Trainer will be committed to delivering a high-quality service to our clients and innovative skills solutions to all stakeholders involved in the learning projects and support our business in achieving our mission, vision and strategy bringing to life GEM Training’s core values in all they do.
Department:      Delivery
Reports into:     Operations Manager
Direct reports:   None
Duties and Responsibilities
Delivery of Training
  • Delivering group based training sessions that are engaging and practical to embed tools and techniques that are relevant to the candidates’ industry in a simulated environment.
  • Deliver engaging, current and cutting-edge pre-employment programmes to upskill candidates aligned to the skills gap identified as LEP priorities within the sectors we work in.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the delivery to feed into continuous improvement cycle.
  • Share best practice with your peers.
  • Contribute to the review of the quality of provision and implementation of any changes through standardisation
  • Carrying out assessments in accordance with assessment specifications and correctly completing all compulsory assessment documentation.
  • Achieve KPI’s set including Timely completions, submission of learner evidence I.E OPE.
  • Ensuring evidence provided by candidates is sufficient to meet requirements.
  • Providing objective feedback to the candidate about performance and achievement.
  • Devising and agreeing an assessment action plan with the candidate as appropriate.
  • Completing all relevant assessment forms and returning them to the internal quality function.
  • Providing feedback to the internal quality assurer.
  • Upholding the standards of the qualification
  • Promote Equality & Diversity, Safeguarding and Health & Safety and embed within delivery (hot topics).
  • Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) throughout the learner journey.
  • Supporting our Self-Assessment (SAR) by compliance of Curriculum Course Review completion.
  • Attend Team Meetings, Standardisation and CPD events as and when required.
  • Assist in the development of individual learning plans and set appropriate targets for candidates throughout their programme.
  • Attend visit as required by the awarding body.
  • Keeping and maintaining records in line with awarding body and subcontracting procedures.
  • Promote and implement policies and procedures
Knowledge and Experience
  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Delivering in house training / inductions
  • IQA experience.
  • Industry experience in Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
  • Teaching qualification
    • Train the Trainer
    • Level 3 Award in Delivering Training
    • PTLLS
  • IQA Qualification
  • Assessing Qualification (D32/33, A1 or TAQA)
Additional Information
Indicative Salary:            
  • £25K - £30k depending on experience
  • Car allowance
  • Mileage and expenses
How to apply:    Email CV to
Please contact Kelly Lee on 07834732088 for further information.

Industrial Recruitment Resourcer
Location: Peterlee Office  
Salary: Negotiable
Hours: Office hours Monday to Friday
Key Responsibilities:
Sourcing new candidates through job boards, referrals and social media tools (LinkedIn and Twitter)
Maintaining contact with registered candidates on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
Creating attractive job descriptions and advertising vacancies
Screen candidates on the phone and in person against agreed client requirement
Obtain candidate references
Arrange telephone and face to face interviews with clients
Establishing trends in the recruitment industry, and specific to your specialism
Highlighting clients who are recruiting to the team
General administrative work
Ability to communicate at all levels
Organised and strong attention to detail
Strong IT skills – Including the ability to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to travel across the North East region
The ability to work in a very fast paced and quickly changing environment
Please contact Chris Boughen on 0191 5872999 for a confidential conversation or email
Account Manager – Industrial Division
Location: Peterlee
Salary: £18,000 to £24,000 experience  
Benefits: Bonus + Mobile Phone + Laptop + Car Allowance
Hours: Office hours Monday to Friday
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for working within agreed SLA’s and delivering client specific KPI’s
Responsible for all aspects of client, candidate and database compliance 
Managing department PPE and Uniform budget
Compile Monthly Client MI and present at monthly meetings
Responsible for Continuous Improvement initiatives to maintain sustainability
Report directly in to Automotive Manager
Liaise with other Account Managers, Account Resourcers and Administrators
Responsible for promoting and ensuring GEM core values are represented within the role on a daily basis
Client Management experience ideally within the recruitment sector or alternatively within the industrial sector
A comprehensive knowledge of employment legislation
Ability to communicate at all levels
Self-motivated and ability to work to deadlines
Organised and ability to manage own diary
Strong IT skills – Including the ability to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint
The ability to work in a very fast paced and demanding environment
Comfortable working outside of office hours as and when required
Have a driving license and access to a vehicle
Please contact Chris Boughen on 0191 2446444 for a confidential conversation or email
On-site Recruitment Coordinator
We are currently expanding our Industrial team and are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and reliable Onsite Recruitment Coordinator. This is a part time position Monday to Friday working early mornings between 10 and 16 hours per week. Applicants must be able to get to Wynyard Business Park and Thornaby Business park daily with their own transport. No experience necessary, full training will be provided. However, all applicants must be flexible, have their own transport and be reliable. Any recruitment or Customer Services experience is a distinct advantage.
Key duties include;
·         Shift check in for all temporary workers on site.
·         Quality check workers are wearing the appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
·         Contact the relevant recruitment consultant off site to arrange replacements for workers who do not turn in for their shift.
·         Contact available workers from an availability list provided by the recruitment consultant.
·         Liaise with the customer to advise of any no shows and replacements names.
·         Reporting any issues in a timely manner.

The successful candidate will have;
·         Positive attitude.
·         Previous recruitment or customer service experience.
·         Experience of dealing with people.
·         Attention to detail and dexterous as the role includes hand packing.

In return we can offer;
·         This is a temporary position, with prospects for a permanent position for the right candidate.
·         Opportunity to get into the Recruitment Industry.
·         Pay per hour: £7.20ph.
·         Paid travel time.
·         Monday to Wednesday Friday 05:00 – 07:00 (that included 1 hours travel time)
·         Thursday to Friday – 05:00 – 09:30 (that includes 1.5 hours travel time)
·         Some extra hours could be available.

If you wish to apply for this position, please contact Chris Boughen to discuss further on 0191 2446444 or email your cv to