Meet the Team


Nicki Bennett – Managing Director

Having built a successful career in HR Management & Consultancy, Nicki recognised that there was a need for a professional recruitment service which was not based on heavy sales techniques, but instead operates as a real business partner to clients, saving them time and money by conducting first round face to face interviews on their behalf, representing the Client in an exceptionally professional manner and submitting higher quality candidates. Since the start of the Agency in 2000, the difference in our approach of honesty, positivity and trust is often noted by clients and has enabled Calibre Candidates to extend the reputation of our service locally and broaden our operation offering IT & Generalist Recruitment services to clients throughout the UK.


Paula Wells –Team Leader

Paula joined the Calibre team in 2012, following a career in the Travel and Tourism industry. Her passion for recruitment and interest in technology flourished and after successfully assisting both generalist and technical recruitment desks she was offered the opportunity to head up the IT Recruitment division in 2013.  Paula works closely with both candidates and clients to understand their specific requirements and to provide an excellent service. She regularly recruits for a range of IT vacancies from Helpdesk to Developers, Technical Consultants to Heads of IT. Paula has recently completed her CIPD Level 5 Certificate in HR and this broader knowledge coupled with her skills in coaching, assists her with her additional Team Leader responsibilities.


Nathifa Jordan – UK Desk Account Manager

Nathifa joined Calibre Candidates in October 2015 to manage the UK division, sourcing great candidates for sales and primarily office based roles on behalf of our clients across the UK. Nathifa had experience recruiting and interviewing in her previous Retail Management role and discovered it was an area she particularly enjoyed and excelled at. Nathifa shares our passion for providing our valued clients with the right calibre of candidate to fit their team and Company culture.

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Omar Rafiq – Senior IT Recruitment Consultant

Omar joined Calibre as a Senior Recruitment Consultant in 2017 coming from a Technical Recruitment background having worked in both I.T & Engineering markets prior to joining Calibre. He brings a wealth of recruitment experience to the team and believes in listening closely to his client’s needs to ensure a great fit to the organisation.

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Alison Meaney –Senior Recruitment Consultant (UK Division)

Alison began her career in customer service and administration roles and moved in to recruitment in 2014. Alison’s experience and proactive manner have proved invaluable in servicing our UK clients quickly and efficiently.


Abbey Moring – Resourcing Assistant

Abbey joined Calibre as an Apprentice in 2015 and quickly developed a natural talent for sourcing the best candidates across the business to fulfil our clients’ needs. Within 6 months, she was offered the role of Resourcing Assistant and continues to make a positive and effective contribution to the team.