Excellent rates of pay

Sociable working hours

Driving jobs nationwide

About Us

HGMS is a recruitment and employment agency specialising in the HGV driving sector. As a managed services supplier we work closely with our clients on the recruitment and placement of their permanent HGV drivers and in fully managing and supplying their temporary HGV driver requirements. If you are a driver looking for work then please take a look at our Facebook page as we currently have HGV driving jobs across the UK.

HGMS provides a managed service to Saint-Gobain Building Distribution supplying the UK wide temporary HGV driver requirements for many of their building distribution brands including Jewsons, Grahams, Minsters, Gibbs & Dandy, Ideal Bathrooms and others.

Meet the Team

Chris Bryant - Managing Director

Chris Bryant
Managing Director

Chris was the Founder of HGMS and is the Managing Director with responsibility for all things operational and customer facing.

With over 37 years of experience in the driver recruitment and logistics industry, he brings a wealth of industry knowledge from both a corporate and retail point of view.

Chris is a passionate Saints fan and enjoys spending time with his family at their favourite holiday spot in Ibiza.

Simon Prichard - Finance Director

Simon Prichard
Finance Director

Simon brings over 15 years of board level experience as a Chartered Accountant to the HGMS team, with extensive knowledge of fundraising, cashflow management, and all things finance.

Simon enjoys all things DIY, including making his own cider from the apple trees in his garden, and renovating his impressive Green Goddess fire engine.

Antonia Jeffers – Contract Director Antonia Jeffers

Antonia Jeffers
Contract Director

Antonia manages the contracts for HGMS’s driver recruitment services across the UK. Specialising in driver compliance and business compliance, she manages the HGMS team and liaises with clients.

Race days are her favourite day out, including Goodwood and Ascot. Antonia also spends her spare time raising money for charity, including recently completing the National Three Peaks Challenge.

Laurie Stocks - Payroll Manager

Laurie Stocks
Payroll Manager

Laurie oversees all aspects of payroll and billing at HGMS. An enthusiastic sports fan, Laurie enjoys playing cricket for his hometown team in Kent when he visits, and is an Arsenal supporter.

He is training for another marathon after smashing the London Marathon in 2021, an achievement of which he is very proud.

Karen Chuter – Compliance Specialist Karen Chuter – Compliance Specialist

Karen Chuter 
Compliance Specialist

Karen guides the HGMS team to ensure that all workers comply with business regulations during and after the recruitment process. She works closely with both the recruitment and scheduling teams, managing branch and driver complaints, accidents and on-boarding processes for partner suppliers.

In her spare time, Karen loves travelling around the world with her husband, going to pop and rock concerts, and watching her home team Aldershot FC.

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Sue Maudlin
Finance Manager

Sue manages the financial aspects of the business, including reporting numbers out, producing management accounts, and invoicing.

In her spare time, she enjoys walking in the countryside, visiting the beach, and spending time with her family and friends. Sue also loves dancing and listening to music on her record player.

Siu Ordish – Recruitment Resourcer Siu Ordish – Recruitment Resourcer

Siu Ordish
Recruitment Resourcer

Siu works as part of the recruitment team at HGMS, sourcing drivers to cover bookings all over the UK. She works closely with the compliance and scheduling teams interviewing drivers and arranging training.

In 2007, Siu completed a solo around the world trip and met her husband in New Zealand, only to find out that he was also from Southampton!

She loves spending time with her family including her two daughters, visiting country parks, swimming, and going on adventures.

Connel Rock – Trainee Driver Coordinator Connel Rock – Trainee Driver Coordinator

Connel Rock
Trainee Driver Coordinator

Connel co-ordinates and manages the delivery of driver training at HGMS, leading trainee drivers through their journey to becoming a qualified Class 2 Lorry Loader driver.

Connel loves sports and particularly enjoys tennis, rugby, and cycling. He also enjoys spending time with his family including three children, who keep him very busy at the weekends.

Zoe Stephens – Scheduler Zoe Stephens – Scheduler

Zoe Stephens
Scheduler

Zoe works as part of the scheduling team to plan drivers into client bookings throughout the UK. Liaising with both clients and drivers, she maintains a detailed report of fulfilled bookings.

Zoe loves socialising with friends at the weekends, including dancing and attending music festivals. She also loves travelling all around the world, with some of her previous destinations including Australia, Thailand and the USA.

Abbie Rogers – Scheduler Abbie Rogers – Scheduler

Abbie Rogers
Scheduler

Abbie works as part of the scheduling team, fulfilling bookings around London and Kent. Communicating with drivers is a key aspect of her role, ensuring that all bookings are met and both the client and driver are happy.

The outdoors is one of Abbie’s favourite places to be, with hobbies including horse riding and hiking throughout Cornwall and the South West with her two dogs, Travis and Jessie.

Lynzi Dale – Scheduler Lynzi Dale – Scheduler

Lynzi Dale
Scheduler

As part of the scheduling team, Lynzi places driver bookings for client branches throughout Scotland. With over 13 years of experience of driver planning and scheduling, Lynzi enjoys working with people and communicating with the great team of HGMS drivers.

An expert macarena dancer and cocktail maker, she loves spending time with friends, family, and her two border collies, Redmond and Raymond.

Rob Gray – Scheduler Rob Gray – Scheduler

Rob Gray
Scheduler

Rob’s role as driver hire scheduler makes him the first point of contact to fill client bookings throughout the UK.

Standing at a modest 6ft 8, Rob is especially good at reaching top shelves in the office, and also loves kickboxing in his spare time.

After studying a Masters degree in Art, Rob spends his weekends creating artwork including drawing, digital media creations, and mixed media collages, some of which have been featured in newspapers and magazines.

Karen Carpenter – Driver Hire Administrator Karen Carpenter – Driver Hire Administrator

Karen Carpenter
Driver Hire Administrator

Karen’s role supports the schedulers by providing sourcing for driver placements. Karen is the unofficial office cake-maker, regularly practicing new recipes and bringing them into work for the team to try.

Alongside baking, Karen loves spending time with her cat Penny and her 5 year old grandson, going to the park and the seaside on family days out.

 

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