Recruitment

Information

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

Please see below for all recruitment team contact details or, for general recruitment enquiries, please e-mail recruitmentadmin@exeter.ac.uk.

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.

 

Chloe Whittaker

Recruitment Manager

In my role, I manage our Recruitment Coordinators and Administrators.  I support the demand for senior level talent with a primary focus on pipelining, recruiting and developing market insights for targeted areas and talent pools.  I work in partnership with college or department leads on recruitment strategy in those areas.  I provide strategic project management to support complex, cross-business, cross-geography recruiting projects.  I focus on delivering an outstanding candidate and hiring manager experience. 

I lead on recruitment for:

  • People Services
  • College of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Living Systems Institute
  • Executive Office

I am CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) Level 3 qualified.

You are welcome to get in touch, if you’d like to discuss any recruitment matters.

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

Leanne Northam

Recruitment Lead

I lead on all recruitment activity for:

  • The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences (CEMPS)
  • Exeter IT
  • Global Advancement and Strategic Development Unit (SDU)

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)

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 722057 (internal 2057)

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Starr Young

Recruitment Lead

I lead on recruitment activity for The College of Medicine and Health, Compliance, Governance and Risk, and Policy, Planning and Business Innovation. I work in partnership with college or department leads on recruitment strategy in those areas to provide strategic guidance and advice around talent acquisition.  Following a recent major award, I also lead recruitment 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 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)
  • Communications and Marketing Services (CAMS)

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
  • College Operations
  • Research Services (including Doctoral College)

 

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

Priscilla Robb

Recruitment Coordinator

I coordinate the recruitment for:

  • Technical 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.

Email: P.Robb@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 727558 (internal 7558)

Jessica Bray

Jessica Bray

Recruitment Coordinator

I coordinate the recruitment for specific projects.

 

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

Helen Belcher

HR Immigration Adviser

Northcote House, Room 357a

 

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)

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)

Rhea Beal

Recruitment Administrator

I provide administrative support to the Recruitment Leads and Coordinators.

Email: R.Beal@exeter.ac.uk

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)