Who are we?
Gavin Stocks, Director
Gavin Stocks has more than 25 years experience working in the automotive industry in both retail and wholesale roles in the UK and Australia.
In 2010, Gavin founded Techs On The Move to assist in finding jobs for experienced automotive tradesperson wishing to build a new life in Australia.
Beginning his career as a tradesman, Gavin progressed through workshop control, then to service advising, and on to service management. Since then Gavin has also held positions in sales and general management, including working as an area manager with Australia’s leading premium manufacturer, BMW Group Australia.
Gavin has a broad network throughout Australia to draw upon in finding tradesperson jobs. His extensive specialist experience also enables him to recognise what employers truly value in their selection and procurement.
Having emigrated himself from the UK in 1998, Gavin has first hand experience in the necessary steps involved in building a new life in Australia. Gavin is also a Registered Migration Agent with the Australian Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARN 01466786).
Techs On The Move is an international recruitment agency specialising in sourcing quality tradespeople from around the world. We offer tradesperson jobs across all locations in Australia, both metropolitan and regional.
Steve Manzi, Associate Recruiter
Steve has worked in the automotive sector for over 25 years with brands such as Volvo and BMW.
Steve commenced his career in the UK with Volvo in 1987 as an apprentice motor technician. He studied at technical college for 6 years gaining a BTEC Higher National Certificate in Motor Vehicle Management. Steve then moved to the BMW brand in 1995 as a senior motor technician before migrating to Australia as a skilled migrant in 1999. Steve went on to work for a leading BMW dealership in Sydney in the position of senior technician before moving into vehicle sales in 2005.
Steve’s has a passion for the automotive industry and enjoys assisting others wishing to embark on their relocation journey.