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  • Ryan Quinn

    Managing Director & IT Consultant

    Ryan has worked in the recruitment sector for 13 years' and specialises in Software recruitment, from Senior Development Engineers to STEM graduates. With a Masters Degree in Computing and having previously worked in the IT sector as a Java Developer, Ryan is ideally placed to help candidates take that all important next step in their IT career. Ryan has worked in partnership with many FDI clients as they set up in NI, and has helped find the best talent to move companies from zero hires to several hundred staff.

    Ryan has worked in the recruitment sector for 13 years' and specialises in Software recruitment, from Senior Development Engineers to STEM graduates. With a Masters Degree in Computing and having previously worked in the IT sector as a Java Developer, Ryan is ideally placed to help candidates take that all important next step in their IT career. Ryan has worked in partnership with many FDI clients as they set up in NI, and has helped find the best talent to move companies from zero hires to several hundred staff.

  • Barbara McKiernan

    Managing Director & Accountancy and Finance Consultant

    Barbara has over 12 years experience recruiting senior Accountancy and Finance professionals into key positions. As a trusted partner for both clients and candidates, she has unrivaled connections across a NI. Barbara has vast experience of representing senior candidates when confidentiality is key, and invests considerable time getting to know candidates in order to match them with a client that suits them both personally and professionally.

    Barbara has over 12 years experience recruiting senior Accountancy and Finance professionals into key positions. As a trusted partner for both clients and candidates, she has unrivaled connections across a NI. Barbara has vast experience of representing senior candidates when confidentiality is key, and invests considerable time getting to know candidates in order to match them with a client that suits them both personally and professionally.

  • Sammy Wright

    Head of Recruitment | Dublin

    Sammy has a strong background in recruitment with over 6 years’ experience. From 2011 to early 2017, she worked as a recruitment consultant in Sydney and Queensland, Australia, before moving to Northern Ireland where she joined the team at VANRATH to specialise in IT recruitment.  Sammy offers a consultative approach working as a business partner to ensure she effectively matches the strongest candidates in the market with her clients. In September 2017, Sammy stepped into her new role as Head of Recruitment for VANRATH's Dublin offices, based at 9 Pembroke Street Upper, Dublin Upper.

    Sammy has a strong background in recruitment with over 6 years’ experience. From 2011 to early 2017, she worked as a recruitment consultant in Sydney and Queensland, Australia, before moving to Northern Ireland where she joined the team at VANRATH to specialise in IT recruitment.  Sammy offers a consultative approach working as a business partner to ensure she effectively matches the strongest candidates in the market with her clients. In September 2017, Sammy stepped into her new role as Head of Recruitment for VANRATH's Dublin offices, based at 9 Pembroke Street Upper, Dublin Upper.

  • Stacie Lilburn

    Business Support

    Stacie is a Senior Consultant at VANRATH with over 5 years’ recruitment experience, starting off in London in 2012 where she worked as an in-house graduate recruiter. Stacie also has previous experience in Office Manager roles and Client Relations, giving her the perfect insight to recruit Business Support Professionals.

    Stacie is a Senior Consultant at VANRATH with over 5 years’ recruitment experience, starting off in London in 2012 where she worked as an in-house graduate recruiter. Stacie also has previous experience in Office Manager roles and Client Relations, giving her the perfect insight to recruit Business Support Professionals.

  • Joanne Bloomer

    Accountancy & Finance

    Joanne has over 15 years experience recruiting senior finance professionals in NI, London and Australia. Having joined VANRATH in 2012 Joanne works in partnership with key clients across Commerce, Industry and Public Sector throughout Northern Ireland.

    Joanne has over 15 years experience recruiting senior finance professionals in NI, London and Australia. Having joined VANRATH in 2012 Joanne works in partnership with key clients across Commerce, Industry and Public Sector throughout Northern Ireland.

  • Laura Haggan

    Accountancy & Finance

    Laura has 12 years’ experience recruiting banking, financial services and senior finance professionals within the Northern Irish market. Since joining VANRATH, she has specialised within the Public Practice and Taxation market, working with small boutique firms through to big 4. Recruiting for newly qualified accountants through to partner level, Laura provides a truly consultative approach and prides herself on building robust relationships with both clients and candidates.  Prior to working in recruitment she was a broker consultant for a national financial services firm.

    Laura has 12 years’ experience recruiting banking, financial services and senior finance professionals within the Northern Irish market. Since joining VANRATH, she has specialised within the Public Practice and Taxation market, working with small boutique firms through to big 4. Recruiting for newly qualified accountants through to partner level, Laura provides a truly consultative approach and prides herself on building robust relationships with both clients and candidates.  Prior to working in recruitment she was a broker consultant for a national financial services firm.

  • Russell Kennedy

    IT Contract Recruitment

    Russell has over 17 years' experience working within the IT contract sector, working in Northern Ireland for the last 5 years. He has a strong track record with both first time and career contractors and is always on the lookout for strong candidates.

    Russell has over 17 years' experience working within the IT contract sector, working in Northern Ireland for the last 5 years. He has a strong track record with both first time and career contractors and is always on the lookout for strong candidates.

  • Ryan Arthurs

    IT - Software Management & Development

    With 6 years’ IT recruitment experience in both Northern Ireland and Australia, Ryan's specialism lies in sourcing Software Development, Quality Assurance, Business Analysis and Project Management Professionals. Taking pride in building solid relationships with both clients and candidates alike, Ryan takes the time to understand how he can facilitate your next, all important, career move.

    With 6 years’ IT recruitment experience in both Northern Ireland and Australia, Ryan's specialism lies in sourcing Software Development, Quality Assurance, Business Analysis and Project Management Professionals. Taking pride in building solid relationships with both clients and candidates alike, Ryan takes the time to understand how he can facilitate your next, all important, career move.

  • Phil Gamble

    IT - Software Management & Development

    Phil is a Senior IT Recruitment Consultant with over 12 years' success in consistently delivering on challenging IT recruitment campaigns across the Northern Ireland IT market. Before working in recruitment, Phil gained a 2:1 BSc in Management and Information Systems and gained industry experience working with Microsoft. He covers all areas of the IT sector, working as a specialist technical IT recruiter for both Global IT companies and IT start-ups. Working closely with clients and candidates, Phil can advise how to attract the most experienced and talented people available.

    Phil is a Senior IT Recruitment Consultant with over 12 years' success in consistently delivering on challenging IT recruitment campaigns across the Northern Ireland IT market. Before working in recruitment, Phil gained a 2:1 BSc in Management and Information Systems and gained industry experience working with Microsoft. He covers all areas of the IT sector, working as a specialist technical IT recruiter for both Global IT companies and IT start-ups. Working closely with clients and candidates, Phil can advise how to attract the most experienced and talented people available.

  • Matthew Evers

    IT Support & Infrastructure

    Matthew is a senior recruitment consultant working within the Industry and Commerce Sector. Before joining VANRATH, Matthew worked in Business Development identifying new roles and projects within the financial services sector globally. He specialises mainly in IT Infrastructure positions recruiting for roles such as network engineers, desktop support engineers, software support analysts, UX/UI engineers and infrastructure architects.

    Matthew is a senior recruitment consultant working within the Industry and Commerce Sector. Before joining VANRATH, Matthew worked in Business Development identifying new roles and projects within the financial services sector globally. He specialises mainly in IT Infrastructure positions recruiting for roles such as network engineers, desktop support engineers, software support analysts, UX/UI engineers and infrastructure architects.

  • Stacey Calwell

    Accountancy & Finance

    Stacey joined VANRATH in 2014 and has more than 8 years’ experience recruiting within the Accountancy and Finance sector. Starting her career in London, Stacey now deals with Industry Clients, specifically focusing on permanent recruitment for Part Qualified and Accountancy Support Candidates.

    Stacey joined VANRATH in 2014 and has more than 8 years’ experience recruiting within the Accountancy and Finance sector. Starting her career in London, Stacey now deals with Industry Clients, specifically focusing on permanent recruitment for Part Qualified and Accountancy Support Candidates.

  • Orla Fitzsimons

    IT Contract Recruitment

    Orla specialises in the recruitment of IT Contractors for large Software Houses and SME’s. She works exclusively on behalf of Career Contractors, as well as engineers seeking out their first contract role. Orla recruits for a range of sought after positions including Software Engineers from OO backgrounds, Technical Business Analysts’, QA Engineers and IT Support Engineers within the NI market.

    Orla specialises in the recruitment of IT Contractors for large Software Houses and SME’s. She works exclusively on behalf of Career Contractors, as well as engineers seeking out their first contract role. Orla recruits for a range of sought after positions including Software Engineers from OO backgrounds, Technical Business Analysts’, QA Engineers and IT Support Engineers within the NI market.

  • Lauren Glencross

    IT - Software Management and Development

    Having worked as a recruiter in London for 4 years, Lauren returned to Belfast in 2016 to join the team at VANRATH. Working within the IT Team, she recruits for roles in Software Management and Development.

    Having worked as a recruiter in London for 4 years, Lauren returned to Belfast in 2016 to join the team at VANRATH. Working within the IT Team, she recruits for roles in Software Management and Development.

  • Kelly Nixon

    IT - Software Management and Development

    Kelly has over 10 years' experience in IT recruitment having worked in London, Dubai and Northern Ireland as an IT Recruitment Consultant. She is a Software Recruitment Expert specialising in Software, QA, Business Analysis and Project Management vacancies throughout Northern Ireland.

    Kelly has over 10 years' experience in IT recruitment having worked in London, Dubai and Northern Ireland as an IT Recruitment Consultant. She is a Software Recruitment Expert specialising in Software, QA, Business Analysis and Project Management vacancies throughout Northern Ireland.

  • Declan Fitzmaurice

    IT Support & Infrastructure

    Working in the recruitment sector for over 12 years, Declan specialises in the recruitment of Hardware and Support professionals with the NI IT sector. Declan focuses on positions such as Technical Support Engineers, Network Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Hardware and Firmware Engineers, Digital, Web and Graphic Designers.

    Working in the recruitment sector for over 12 years, Declan specialises in the recruitment of Hardware and Support professionals with the NI IT sector. Declan focuses on positions such as Technical Support Engineers, Network Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Hardware and Firmware Engineers, Digital, Web and Graphic Designers.

  • Christopher Ryan

    IT Support & Infrastructure

    Chris has worked in the recruitment industry for over 10 years, with the last 8 years being in IT recruitment. He specialises mainly in IT Infrastructure positions recruiting for roles such as network engineers, desktop support engineers, software support analysts and infrastructure architects.

    Chris has worked in the recruitment industry for over 10 years, with the last 8 years being in IT recruitment. He specialises mainly in IT Infrastructure positions recruiting for roles such as network engineers, desktop support engineers, software support analysts and infrastructure architects.

  • With over 10 years' experience in the recruitment industry Victoria specialises in the placement of HR professionals from Administrator to Director level. Working with a range of businesses from SMEs to Multinationals, Victoria offers a consultative approach, working as a true recruitment partner to ensure she effectively meets her clients' needs.

    With over 10 years' experience in the recruitment industry Victoria specialises in the placement of HR professionals from Administrator to Director level. Working with a range of businesses from SMEs to Multinationals, Victoria offers a consultative approach, working as a true recruitment partner to ensure she effectively meets her clients' needs.

  • Marty Caskey

    Sales & Marketing

    Working in the Northern Irish recruitment sector for over 5 years, Marty recruits for Sales & Marketing roles at VANRATH. His specialities lie in Digital Marketing and senior level commercial Food & Drinks/FMCG, but he has strong connections across various industries within Northern Ireland. Marty holds a black belt in Social Talent and Internet Recruitment.

    Working in the Northern Irish recruitment sector for over 5 years, Marty recruits for Sales & Marketing roles at VANRATH. His specialities lie in Digital Marketing and senior level commercial Food & Drinks/FMCG, but he has strong connections across various industries within Northern Ireland. Marty holds a black belt in Social Talent and Internet Recruitment.

  • Paul Kenna

    Sales & Marketing

    With over 11 years' specialist recruitment experience in England and Northern Ireland, Paul has a proven track record of developing relationships with clients and delivering an excellent service to candidates. Here at VANRATH, Paul recruits for Sales & Marketing professionals across all industry sectors in Northern Ireland.

    With over 11 years' specialist recruitment experience in England and Northern Ireland, Paul has a proven track record of developing relationships with clients and delivering an excellent service to candidates. Here at VANRATH, Paul recruits for Sales & Marketing professionals across all industry sectors in Northern Ireland.

  • Laura McFarlane

    Accountancy & Finance Interims Specialist

    Working in recruitment for over 10 years, Laura looks after the contract/temporary Accountancy & Finance roles up to Part Qualified Level at VANRATH. Covering all industries including Private and Public Sector, and companies from Top 100 organisations to local SMEs across Northern Ireland, Laura recruits for positions such as Accounts Payable/Receivable, Credit Control, Payroll, Bookkeepers and Assistant Accountants.

    Working in recruitment for over 10 years, Laura looks after the contract/temporary Accountancy & Finance roles up to Part Qualified Level at VANRATH. Covering all industries including Private and Public Sector, and companies from Top 100 organisations to local SMEs across Northern Ireland, Laura recruits for positions such as Accounts Payable/Receivable, Credit Control, Payroll, Bookkeepers and Assistant Accountants.

  • Rachel Clarke

    Accountancy & Finance

    Rachel is a Senior Consultant at VANRATH specialising in the Public Practice and Taxation market. Working directly with Partners and key decision makers, she recruits market-wide for all the Big 4, Top 6 and mid tier firms, as well as those smaller practices in NI.

    Rachel is a Senior Consultant at VANRATH specialising in the Public Practice and Taxation market. Working directly with Partners and key decision makers, she recruits market-wide for all the Big 4, Top 6 and mid tier firms, as well as those smaller practices in NI.

  • Jessica Grieve

    Accountancy & Finance

    Jessica started her career in recruitment in 2013 and joined VANRATH in 2016. She specialises in permanent recruitment of Accountancy and Business Support professionals, including Part Qualified and Assistant Accountants, Accounting Technicians, Credit Controllers, Office Managers and Senior Administrators.

    Jessica started her career in recruitment in 2013 and joined VANRATH in 2016. She specialises in permanent recruitment of Accountancy and Business Support professionals, including Part Qualified and Assistant Accountants, Accounting Technicians, Credit Controllers, Office Managers and Senior Administrators.

  • Damian Della Croce

    Accountancy & Finance Interms Specialist

    For the last 10 years Damian has looked after senior interim accountancy appointments in Northern Ireland. The roles he recruits for range from Newly Qualified to Finance Director level, and his client base spans across the private and public sectors. Having joined the team in 2010 to set up the Temporary Division, VANRATH now stands as the first tier supplier of Temporary Accountancy, HR, Engineering and IT Staff to a range of Top 100 NI organisations, SMEs, Public Sector Organisations, Health and Social Care Trusts and NFP Organisations.

    For the last 10 years Damian has looked after senior interim accountancy appointments in Northern Ireland. The roles he recruits for range from Newly Qualified to Finance Director level, and his client base spans across the private and public sectors. Having joined the team in 2010 to set up the Temporary Division, VANRATH now stands as the first tier supplier of Temporary Accountancy, HR, Engineering and IT Staff to a range of Top 100 NI organisations, SMEs, Public Sector Organisations, Health and Social Care Trusts and NFP Organisations.