Recruitment

Information

The Recruitment team supports the University to attract, source and select individuals for all roles within our Colleges and Professional Services.  

Location

The team is located in Northcote House, Room 357a.

Website

The recruitment and selection webpages have more information about recruitment and selection at the University.

Temporary Resourcing

 

Simon Isaac

Recruitment Manager

I lead on all recruitment activity for:

  • The University of Exeter Business School (UEBS)

I work closely with the PVCs and Directors, HR Business Partners and senior members to provide strategic guidance and advice on all things recruitment. I advise on strategies for sourcing and talent acquisition, assisting in the planning of future recruitment needs for my areas.

I also line manage the Recruitment Coordinators.

I joined the recruitment team here at the University in January 2017, having previously worked for DAC Beachcroft.

Email: s.isaac@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 72 3083 (internal 3083) Mobile: +44 (0) 07825 106 603

Leanne Northam

Recruitment Lead

I lead on all recruitment activity for:

  • The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences (CEMPS)
  • Technical Services
  • Exeter IT

I work closely with the PVCs and Directors, HR Business Partners and senior members of my portfolio to provide strategic guidance and advice on all things Talent Acquisition. I advise on strategies for sourcing the best talent, and assist in the planning of future recruitment needs for my areas.

I joined the recruitment team here at the University in November 2015 after a 6 month career break where I travelled around Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Prior to that I relocated from London and joined the Met Office as a Recruitment Advisor. In this role, I provided strategic leadership support to help source talent related to the introduction of the HPC Supercomputer, as well as overseeing recruitment for the Commercial and Government Services.

I graduated from the London College of Fashion in 2011 with a degree in Fashion Buying and Merchandising. I initially pursued a career in buying with the Arcadia Group before moving within the fashion and retail industry into recruitment at Michael Page in London. It is here that I learnt and developed my commercial recruitment knowledge and skills, working with well-known UK and International retail companies to recruit talent across Marketing, Communications and PR.

Email: l.m.northam@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 723103 (internal 3103)

Chloe Whittaker

Recruitment Lead

My role focuses on candidate engagement; streamlining processes; advertising sources; reporting and onboarding to drive successful recruitment. Working as part of the Recruitment Team in People Services, I collaborate with Pro Vice-Chancellors, Directors, HR Business Partners and senior members of my portfolio, providing strategic guidance and advice around talent acquisition. I relish the challenge of ensuring we attract the right candidates, so we are the best that we can be. I manage recruitment activity for:

  • The College of Life and Environmental Sciences (CLES) Senior Roles
  • Research Services (Inc. Doctoral College)
  • Compliance, Governance and Risk (CGR)
  • Policy, Planning and Business Intelligence (PPBI)
  • Living Systems Institute
  • People Services, Global Partnerships and SDU
  • Executive Suite

My background is in Events Management; I hold a degree in Arts and Event Management and have worked across large public and private sector organisations providing successful event management, coordination and administration support and hold team management experience. 

I joined People Services at University of Exeter in 2014 as Recruitment Administrator, before quickly progressing into the role of Temporary Staff Bank Administrator, managing the full-cycle recruitment processes for the temporary resourcing unit (TSB). I am delighted to have moved into the role of Recruitment Lead in 2017.  CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) Level 3 qualification (completing March 2018); setting the industry’s professional standard. 

Please get in touch if you’d like to talk or if you have any feedback on your recruitment experience.

Email: C.A.Whittaker2@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 722930 (internal 2930)

Catherine Bailey-Fox

Recruitment Lead

As a Recruitment Lead, I lead on recruitment for:

  • The College of Social Sciences and International Studies (CSSIS)
  • The College of Humanities (HUMS)
  • Innovation, Impact and Business
  • Finance Services

I work closely with colleagues within recruiting departments and HR to advise and manage on all aspects of recruitment from attraction and sourcing through to selection and appointment. 

Having joined the University as a Graduate Management Trainee in Hospitality in 2001, I worked in various roles and moved in to HR in 2009 as a Recruitment Administrator. I was part of the team that brought recruitment at the University online in 2010.

I graduated from King Alfred’s College, Winchester in 2001 with a degree in Media and Film and American Studies and also have a Postgraduate Certificate in Film Journalism from the British Film Institute.

Email: c.a.bailey-fox@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 723117 (internal 3117)

Starr Young

Starr Young

Recruitment Lead

I lead on recruitment activity for The College of Medicine and Health campaigns. Following a major funding award, I am working closely with the Programme Board Directors and the Senior HR Business Partner to provide strategic guidance and advice around talent acquisition for the expansion of the University’s world-class Diabetes Centre of Excellence. I advise on strategies for sourcing the best talent, and assist in the planning of future recruitment needs for the campaign, as well as focusing on candidate experience and onboarding to drive successful recruitment and retention.

I joined the University in November 2018 as a Recruitment Lead, having previously worked as National Trainer for a large Social Enterprise.  Prior to that I spent 9 years recruiting in Exeter across finance and accountancy and government contracts. 

I graduated in 2006 with a BA Honours in International Studies, and since then have also completed a Diploma in Recruitment Practice through the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (2007), and more recently a Level 3 qualification in Education and Training (October 2017).

Email: S.A.Young@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 726370 (internal 6370)

Richard Sitko

Recruitment Coordinator

I coordinate the recruitment for:

  • The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences (CEMPS)
  • Campus Services

If you work in these areas, please contact me direct for any queries in relation to placing job adverts, interview advice, candidate management and the issuing of contracts.

I joined the University in September 2013, having worked previously at Exeter College and Devon County Council. I have a BSc (Hons) degree in Human Geography with Tourism Management, and am also PTLLS qualified.

Email: R.Sitko@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 723312 (internal 3312)

Harriet Webber

Harriet Webber

Recruitment Coordinator

I coordinate the recruitment for:

  • The College of Life and Environmental Sciences (CLES)
  • Education and Student Experience (ESS)
  • Student Recruitment

If you work in these areas, please contact me direct for any queries in relation to placing job adverts, interview advice, candidate management and the issuing of contracts.

Email: H.Webber@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 722212 (internal 2212)

Laura Johnston

Recruitment Coordinator

I coordinate the recruitment for:

  • College of Medicine and Health
  • Communication and Marketing Services (CAMS)
  • College Operations

 

Email: L.Johnston@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 726552 (internal 6552)

Helen Belcher

International Immigration Adviser

Northcote House, Room 362

 

Email: H.Belcher@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 726433 (internal 6433)

Ben Smith

HR Administrator (Immigration)

I provide administrative support to Helen Belcher.

 

Email: B.Smith5@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 725425 (internal 5425)

Jessica Bray

Recruitment Administrator

I provide administrative support to the Recruitment Leads and Coordinators.

 

Email: J.Bray@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 723119 (internal 3119)

Emma Weston

Emma Weston

Recruitment Administrator

I provide administrative support to the Recruitment Leads and Coordinators.

 

Email: E.E.Weston@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 727518 (internal 7518)

Emily Roberts

Emily Roberts

Recruitment Administrator Apprentice

I provide administrative support to the Recruitment Leads and Co-ordinators.

 

Email: E.M.Roberts@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 726942 (internal 6942)