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About Vector Resourcing

Meet the Experts

Our people are pivotal to the success of our business. Personal recommendation is one of the key methods of our own recruitment, providing us with the blend of talent, expertise and skills that makes us unique.  Our dedicated team work hard to exceed expectations.


Lauren Taylor Resourcing Manager

Lauren joined us in 2011 initially as a Resourcer, progressing quickly to Team Leader and now manages our entire resource team, based at our Head Office in East Sussex.

  • Heads up Vector’s largest team, consisting of both permanent staff and contractors
  • Responsible for overseeing all contract requirements, ensuring that work is prioritised correctly whilst monitoring quality and process

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Fiona Stoddard Financial Controller

Fiona joined us in April 2014 as Financial Controller. She has over 15 years experience in Management Accounting, particularly in Financial Data Services.  Her aim is to streamline our financial reporting to provide meaningful management information as Vector continues to develop and grow.

  • Ensures that every assignment is up to date
  • Integrating Finance to support the commercial decisions of our business

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Simon Rider Senior Consultant, IFS

With a background in manufacturing and transportation, Simon came to us through personal recommendation in 2007.  His broad commercial and operational knowledge provides excellent insight into our client’s wider business requirements

  • Widely regarded as the market leader in IFS and Agresso recruitment
  • Regularly conducts business throughout Europe
  • Simon’s personal assistance in other technology and business systems areas is often requested by our clients

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Emily Coombs East Anglia Director

Upon joining the company in 2007, Emily initially built her expertise by specialising  in the supply of contractors into the retail market place to wide acclaim.   For a new challenge, she opened our Cambridgeshire office in late 2015.

  • Manages a team supplying resource specifically to the East Anglia region
  • Specialist knowledge of retail systems
  • Account Director for some of our largest clients

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Peter Cordner ERP Team Manager

Peter joined us in 2001 having previously relocated from his home in Durham. As ERP Team Manager he is particularly effective in creating opportunities within large global organisations.

  • Specialises in recruiting SAP and JD Edwards professionals
  • Works extensively with FMCG, Food and Beverage clients, as well as FTSE100 and FTSE250 clients
  • Supplied the largest team of contractors in the Company’s history

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Allan Callus Permanent Recruitment Director

Allan has a wealth of recruitment experience in both the contract and permanent sectors.  He joined Vector’s Head Office in 2000 and relocated to our South West office in 2010.  From there he has grown the client base in the region significantly.

  • Manages the South West’s permanent recruitment and resourcing team
  • Oversees and sets strategies for the permanent recruitment process in each of the Company’s offices
  • Historic expertise in the Progress 4GL/MFG/PRO marketplace
  • No 1 provider of resource to both established and newly formed companies; often as a result of  successful historic performance and/or personal recommendation

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Mark Cassé Senior Consultant

Mark initially developed our Lotus Notes/Domino business when he joined us in 2000. His skills quickly expanded to include other parts of the business, and he has been a key contributor to our success over the years

  • Established relationships with many FTSE 100 organisations
  • Specialist also for the professional services and legal sectors
  • Regularly recommended and praised by clients for his competency

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Ashley Keen South West Director

One of our longest serving members of the team, Ashley joined Vector in 1998, having previously worked for the Financial Times. In 2008, Ashley opened our South West office

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of the industry
  • Established and grown our team in the South West, placing Vector as the leading supplier of IT and Business Systems resource in the region

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Simon Kiely Business Development Manager

Simon started his career in IT contract recruitment in 1995, and so brought a wealth of experience with him when he joined us in 2011

  • Extensive experience across all industry sectors
  • Promotes Vector to new and existing clients
  • On site supplier management

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Wayne Starritt Sales Director

Wayne has worked in IT recruitment since 2004, and joined us in 2005 where he firmly established himself in the SAP marketplace before setting up our resource team in 2010.  He was promoted in 2013 to Head of Sales.

  • Structured our permanent division
  • Responsible for the improvement and development of our entire sales process and methodologies

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Grace Woolford Commercial Director

Grace joined us in 2010 from a London law firm as Contracts Manager, and became our Commercial Director in July 2014.  Grace ensures that the non-sales areas of our company have the right focus. She is keen to ensure that our client relationships work as smoothly as possible, dealing with any issues before they occur.

  • Oversees legal, finance, customers services and client relationships
  • Aims to streamline our processes and develop the importance of finance to underpin our business decisions

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Donna Medway Managing Director

Donna joined Vector as a Senior Consultant in 1997, shortly after the company was founded, having previously worked in IT recruitment since 1991. She demonstrated both excellent personal sales figures as well as a natural ability to recruit, train and lead others to success. This led to her promotion to Managing Director in 1998 and in later years, she undertook a buyout of Vector's entire share capital.

  • Key passions are driving growth, expansion and positive business change
  • Employee engagement is key, ensuring all individuals within Vector are encouraged to develop their careers, irrespective of their position

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Our Timeline

Since 1997 our business has continued to evolve. As a progressive company, we are proud of our achievements to date, and look forward to the next stage in our development.

  • THE FUTURE

    Although we are proud of our continued organic growth to date, we have no plans to sit on our laurels. Further expansion is planned for our South West office and our Hartfield HQ is being developed to incorporate a dedicated training and resource centre.

  • November 2015

    Cambridgeshire office opened.

  • April 2014

    We are voted no 1 for the 2nd year running in Recruiter Magazine’s ‘Hot 100’, the benchmark league table of the UK recruitment sector’s most efficient companies.

  • April 2013

    Company turnover and net fee income reaches a Company record at £26.62m and £5.7m respectively.

  • July 2012

    We officially launched our permanent division, responding to our clients’ request to support their on-going recruitment needs

  • July 2010

    We introduced a dedicated resource team to the business, in order to allow our consultants to focus exclusively on our clients

  • October 2009

    We launched Vector Live! This is our very own online timesheet and contracts management system

  • July 2008

    Having established a further opportunity in the market, we opened a new office based in Wiltshire to service the South West

  • September 2004

    Our turnover hits £10 million.

  • March 2002

    We relocated our head office to its current location, a beautiful barn conversion in the heart of East Sussex.

  • May 1997

    We founded Vector Resourcing Limited as a specialist contract IT recruiter, based in East Sussex