Alastair Ames Headhunters
Automotive Recruitment Specialists

Alastair Ames Headhunters specialises in search and selection in all areas of the automotive sector. The business was established in 1986 and has built strong relationships with both clients and candidates across all functions of the automotive business This has enabled us to build a comprehensive and exclusive network to help our clients employ the best candidates and candidates to make properly considered career moves.


How we


Extensive contacts

Through our extensive contacts in both the UK and Europe, we have built an enviable reputation of trust for delivering results. We will never accept an assignment we cannot fulfil.

30 years of experience

We have built up nearly 30 years of experience to develop an excellent understanding of the automotive sector, including car leasing, car rental, fleet management, accident management, aftersales, distribution and vehicle manufacturers.

Cost effective & tailored

We adopt a cost effective and tailored approach to your requirements – We work as closely as possible with our clients analysing their objectives and tailoring our service to suit their needs.

Genuine career moves

We are continually in contact with people looking to make a genuine progressive career move.



As specialists, we have relationships – Meet a Headhunter that understands your sector 

Whether you are looking to appoint a board member or a key member of staff, you want to be sure that you are meeting the best candidates to take your business forwards.

Work together with Alastair Ames Headhunters on an assignment and we will identify and target the best candidates for you from both within the sector and closely related sectors. We’ll demonstrate that we have an excellent understanding of your industry and strong relationships with appropriate key candidates both in the UK and globally.

Due to our unique positioning, we are always aware of people prepared to make a genuine career move, rather than to just get another job. We’ll prove that no one has better access to the to the candidates you both want and need to employ.

With nearly 30 years of specialist recruitment experience in your sector and working with a long list of both large blue chip and smaller specialist companies we understand how best to match your requirements. We work as closely as possible with our clients analysing their objectives and tailoring our service to suit their needs. This way we can ensure that we sell both your company and your position to prospective candidates as enthusiastically as you would yourself.

The more we know about the way your company operates, the more we are able to refine our search and begin the process of identifying and approaching potential candidates. The majority of the potential candidates will already be established in successful careers and not looking to make a career move. That’s why it is essential that we’re able to communicate to them personally what you are looking for. We would only recommend that you interview candidates who have demonstrated genuine enthusiasm for your role.

To discuss how Alastair Ames can add value to your company, please get in contact.

Automotive Headhunters




We have been recruiting within the automotive sector since 1986

Whether you are looking for a career changet in fleet, car rental, the motor trade or the commercial vehicle sector, we are confident wecan find the perfect job for you.

Many of our candidates have now become clients and moved to the top of their sector of the business.

We work hard to provide our candidates with the highest levels of support and advice through what can be a traumatic short term period of their life as they make key career decisions.

We don’t pretend that we find everybody a job, but we often meet and then place candidates later in their career as a result.

We have numerous nationwide contacts within all sectors of the market and always have the time to advise you on any matters relating to career planning in both the short and long term.

We have a great deal of experience of negotiating notice periods and can offer advice and help on all matters relating to new employment.

To discuss recruitment opportunities with Alastair Ames, please contact us.

We no longer advertise current positions on this site.

Ways To


Tel: 0207 917 1855

180 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HF United Kingdom

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