About Our CompanyProviding Better Quality Candidates Faster for 17 years.
The B Series Group of Recruitment Consultancies encompasses Barclay Recruitment and Ballantyne Recruitment. We have been in operation for over 17 years and are a high profile consultancy in our markets.
We have a proud history of providing permanent and short term recruitment solutions to businesses operating within the Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing sectors throughout Australia. The B Series Group places great emphasis on training and technology.
In 2015 Barclay Recruitment and Ballantyne Recruitment seized operation as individual companies and now operate as trading names of B Series Recruitment Pty Ltd thus forming the B Series Group of Recruitment Consultancies. Although the company structure has changed our commitment to providing Better Quality Candidates Faster has not.
- 29 Available Jobs
- 300,000 Active Resumes
- 3475 Placed Candidates
Have our 17 years of specialist industry and recruitment experience work for you.
Permanent Staff Solutions
We find the right fit for your team. Saving you time, money and energy.
Labour Hire Service
Supplement your existing staff or increased workload with our skilled contractors.
B Series Talent Bank
Gain access to our database of over 300,000 skilled candidates within our specialist industries.
Executive Search Services
Maintain your anonymity and access exclusive pools of passive highly skilled executive level professionals.
360 Recruitment Process
Your dedicated Recruitment Specialist will perform the entire process from start to finish. Ensuring both clients and candidates are provided with the most accurate information.
No Placement, No Fee
You won't pay a thing unless we make a successful placement, backed by a 3-month replacement guarantee. *terms and conditions apply
Meet our talented team of Recruitment Specialists.
Ken Fowler is the Managing Director of the B Series Group of Recruitment
Consultancies which includes Barclay Recruitment and Ballantyne Recruitment.
Ken has played an integral role in Brisbane’s recruitment industry over his recruitment career spanning more than 20 years, having driven many specialist recruitment firms to service the changing needs of employers. However, Ken is best known for his relentless passion for developing leaders and his commitment to his employee’s professional development.
Over the past 17 years of developing the B Series Group of Recruitment Consultancies, Ken has maintained his commitment to industry excellence, staff training and responding to market changes with a proactive and forward-thinking approach.
In 2015 Ken launched ‘JobPrep – Prepare for your next job’, and ‘B2B Selling Skills’. These free video tutorials are dedicated to improving the professional skills of the sales community and assisting candidates from all different markets in how to prepare for their next job.
Ken has served three years as a Board Member of the Brisbane Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization. In 2016, Ken was honoured with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award and in 2012 was inducted as a Fellow of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA) of which there were only 200 nationally at the time.
Candice Parlane joined the B Series Group of Recruitment Consultancies in 2014 and brought with her over 10 years experience in administration and office management roles within a diverse range of industries including Oil & Gas, Mining, Engineering and Construction.
In addition to providing ongoing support to all Recruitment Consultants within the organisation, Candice also maintains the contractor timesheets and payroll, IT requirements, social media and website development for the B Series Group of Companies. Her wealth of knowledge, ability to adapt and willingness to assist others are of a great asset to the B Series Group.
George Trusiak commenced his career with Barclay Recruitment in 2005, known as “The Oracle” of the B Series Group of Recruitment Consultancies, George has become a keystone in the B Series foundation. George’s focusses is on placing candidates in senior sales and operations management positions, as well as being a specialist in technical sales engineering positions. His industry sectors include hydraulics and pneumatics, engineering pumps and irrigation, capital earth-moving equipment, mineral processing and rotating equipment.
George brings a robust understanding and skill set to recruitment and has been involved with mechanical engineering and manufacturing companies as a recruitment consultant since 2005. He has a mechanical trades background combined with demonstrated business and entrepreneurial accomplishments, having established and operated several small businesses and has worked in business to business sales for 20 years.
Known as “The Porge” to his mates, he is an avid adventurer, 4WD’er and an exceptional organiser of fishing and camping trips
Sabrina has over ten years of executive recruitment experience, 10 working for Recruitment Consultancies and three holding high-level human resource positions with large South African businesses.
She has seen “both sides of the fence” from a recruitment point of view and therefore fully understands all aspects of both the internal and external process that has to be completed to make sure that the right candidate is placed in the right position.
Sabrina migrated from Durban, South Africa to Brisbane, Australia she brings a new set of experiences and knowledge to the B Series, adding even more to our team of specialists.
Sabrina welcomes all Engineers, Managers, Directors and Company Owners to make connect with her, or if you would like to know more about a rewarding opportunity in the market, which is supported by a very hardworking and dedicated search consultant, please make contact.
Clancy Auriac is an Executive Recruitment Consultant at Barclay Recruitment, part of the B Series Group of Recruitment Consultancies. He specialises within the Electrical Industry specifically Sales, Engineering and Management positions.
Clancy’s professional skills include Executive Search, Talent Pooling, Electrical Engineering, Power, Electrical Building Services, Electrical Process Control, Client Management, Candidate Management, Permanent Recruitment, Contract Recruitment, Headhunting and Talent Acquisition.
Before joining Barclay Recruitment, Clancy spent five years as a Mortgage Broker and prior to that served six and a half years with the Royal Australian Navy where he obtained a Certificate IV in Engineering-Electrical Fitter.
Joshua Place is an Executive Recruitment Consultant with Barclay Recruitment, part of the B Series Group of Recruitment Consultancies. He specialises in recruiting Surveyors, Town Planners, Estimators, Quality
Assurance Personnel, Inspectors and Architects for the Construction and Civil Consulting sectors throughout Australia.
Although Joshua is new to the Barclay Recruitment team, he is no stranger to recruitment. For the past 5 years, Joshua has operated within the travel recruitment sector.
Didier Cotte has recently joined the Ballantyne Recruitment as a Mechanical Engineering and Civil Construction Recruitment Consultant.
Didier began his recruitment career in Melbourne, Victoria where he recruited under some of the biggest recruitment companies in Australia across the Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing and Airline industries.
In 2017, Didier moved to the Gold Coast where he joined the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation as a Recruitment Officer.
Didier looks forward to fine-tuning and building upon his already diverse recruitment knowledge with Barclay Recruitment and meeting new people within the Civil Construction and Mechanical Engineering industries.
Sean Kennedy has recently joined Ballantyne Recruitment as the Logistics, Distribution and Warehousing Recruitment Specialist.
Sean operated his own professional services business for a decade before holding several sales and managerial positions during his 18-year professional career. Sean’s firsthand experience in running a business is a great asset to his clients.
Sean looks forward to fine-tuning and building upon his recruitment knowledge with Ballantyne Recruitment and meeting new people within the Logistics, Distribution and Warehousing industries.
Christie Johnson is an Executive Recruitment Consultant with Barclay Recruitment specialising in the HVAC & Building Services sectors – Sales, Management and Engineering positions on a national scale.
Prior to joining Barclay Recruitment in early 2019, Christie spent close to 13 years in various Business Development Management roles within the Construction and Trade Services sectors. Her background and firsthand experience working within these companies have enabled her to understand her client’s and candidate’s needs.