Forces Recruitment Services

Ex-Military Recruitment Specialists

Tel: 01353 645004

West Midlands

Forces Recruitment Services (West Midlands) specialise in placing Ex-Military candidates into Civilian Employment. This includes members of the Armed Forces that are currently leaving, as well as those who have already left.

Paul Lewis - Regional Director

Paul joined the Army in 1989 and served in many roles, including being a member of the Adjutants General Corps where he achieved the rank of Sergeant. Paul served in many places around the world including the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, and Germany and has been on Operational Tours to Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Iraq.

Having been medically discharge from the Army unexpectedly, Paul decided to look for a new career direction that still maintained a link with the Armed Forces whilst giving him the opportunity to take control of his own destiny by being his own boss.

Paul’s 21 year service history with the Army has given him not only an excellent background of working in a demanding role but also a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills that he has been able to carry forward into his role as Regional Director of Forces Recruitment Services (East Birmingham). Being highly motivated and self driven are key attributes that Paul uses to carry his business forward and make it a success.

Paul feels that his own knowledge of the military and the resettlement process enable him to find the right candidates for the right clients. Coupled together with good knowledge of how trades and skills transfer from the military to the commercial market, Paul is confident that the FRS (East Birmingham) office will be able to provide a first rate service to both candidates and clients.

Amanda Babington - Senior Recruitment Consultant

Amanda joined FRS in March 2016, she is a self motivated confident individual, with the ability to communicate at all levels with a strong background in HR and Recruitment within national companies.  Amanda has direct experience of payroll, recruitment, placements, sourcing, permanent, contract roles and logistics.

She is enthusiastic and passionate about delivering exceptional service, meeting and exceeding customer expectations and eager to develop. 

Amanda supports the team in resourcing for and placing ex-military candidates who are seeking employment and keen to utilise the skills and experience gained during their military service.

Rodger Lloyd - Associate Recruitment Consultant

Rodger joined FRS as an Associate Recruitment Consultant for the West Midlands branch in September 2018, where he is responsible for building positive relationships with clients to help understand their recruitment needs and attract the right candidates to match to the right job. Having spent 10 years in the entertainment industry he enjoys building rapport with customers and candidates and this is what attracted him to the recruitment industry and to FRS in particular. He prides himself on responsiveness and transparency and said that customers can expect this from him at all times.

Latest vacancies

Power Engineer - EB5588

Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire, England
Salary: from £28200 to £48000
Consultant: Rodger Lloyd

Project Manager - EB5504

Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire, England
Salary: from £28200 to £40000
Consultant: Rodger Lloyd


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Paul Lewis

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Amanda Babington

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Rodger Lloyd


Forces Recruitment Services (West Midlands)
Bradfield House
1st Floor

B69 4PA

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