About us

On Target Recruitment is now recognised as one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies, with the business having grown significantly since its creation in 1994.

At On Target, we specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Medical, and Business Solutions sectors, enabling our consultants to become experts in their market sector. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.

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Meet the team

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  • Steve Oldroyd
    Steve Oldroyd

    Managing Director

    Steve Oldroyd

    Steve Oldroyd

    Managing Director

    Steve set up On Target in 1994, having had a long career in recruitment. Since 2008, when he bought out his business partner, Steve has set about rebranding and expanding the business, firmly establishing On Target as a sector specialist covering a wide variety of roles, and employing over 30 staff. In January 2010, Darren Wrigley, Sales Director, joined the Board, followed in November 2012 by Lisa Spiteri, Robert Gaines and Justin Webb.

    Steve spends his spare time with his wife exploring the countryside in search of pubs with excellent local beers. He is also into his twelfth year of restoring his 19th Century home!

  • Darren Wrigley
    Darren Wrigley

    Sales Director

    Darren Wrigley

    Darren Wrigley

    Sales Director

    Darren joined On Target in June 2001 as a Business Development Executive in the Engineering sector when there was only a team of two. He quickly progressed into a Consultant role and from there became a Managing Consultant. In January 2009, Darren became Sales Director, having worked in every sector in the company. In January 2010, Darren joined the Board. He was responsible for the launch of the Medical sector in 2011, an area that continues to go from strength to strength.

    Outside of work, Darren is a serious foodie. He also enjoys travelling and rugby.

  • Lisa Spiteri
    Lisa Spiteri

    Director, Construction

    Lisa Spiteri

    Lisa Spiteri

    Director, Construction

    Lisa has worked at On Target since December 2000. Originally joining as a Consultant in the Construction sector, she is a multiple winner of the Performer of the Year award and is our all-time top biller. Lisa has managed the team's most important accounts as a Major Account Manager and was promoted to the position of Managing Consultant of the Construction sector in June 2011. In April 2012, Lisa was appointed Director, Construction Sector and joined the Board in November 2012.

    Lisa works just as hard outside of the company. She will often head straight off to deal with PTA matters at her children’s primary school, and she is also very active within a charity that is close to her heart. And she still finds time to fit in as many holidays as possible each year!

  • Robert Gaines
    Robert Gaines

    Director, Engineering

    Robert Gaines

    Robert Gaines

    Director, Engineering

    Rob joined On Target in April 2004. Starting as a Business Development Executive in the Engineering sector, Rob developed some of the team's most important accounts. He quickly moved into a Consultant role followed by promotion to Senior Consultant. Consistently successful, Rob's efforts culminated in him winning the 2010 Performer of the Year Award and he was promoted to Managing Consultant, Automation and Control teams in October 2011. Rob joined the Board in November 2012, taking responsibility for all four Engineering teams, as Director, Engineering.

    The demands of life with young children means that Rob’s love of sport is now more often expressed as a keen spectator. However, he always holds his own on the sports field whenever there is an opportunity.

  • Justin Webb
    Justin Webb

    Director, Business Development

    Justin Webb

    Justin Webb

    Director, Business Development

    Justin joined On Target in March 2003 as a Business Development Executive in the Business Solutions sector. He left the company, but was quickly tempted back into a Senior Consultant role in the Engineering sector. He won the 2009 Performer of the Year award, and was promoted to Managing Consultant, Mechanical and Industrial teams in April 2012. Justin joined the Board in November 2012 to take up the Director, Business Development role and is now responsible for winning new major account business across all the sectors as well as recruiting, training and developing the Business Development team.

    In his spare time, Justin plays squash to a high standard, sails and supports Portsmouth FC.

  • Heidi Rose
    Heidi Rose

    Office Manager

    Heidi Rose

    Heidi Rose

    Office Manager

    020 8397 4114 heidiro@otrsales.co.uk

    Heidi is On Target’s longest serving member of staff, having joined in 1997. She is the administrative and organisational backbone of the company, and is also responsible for the entire invoicing and credit control functions. A consummate multi-tasker, on top of this Heidi also runs the IT network administration and purchasing.

    Heidi clearly feels the need to keep herself fit for the demands of her job and is a spinning and CXWORX fanatic. She enjoys socialising with friends, weekends away and is rather partial to a cocktail or two!

  • Katy Pamboulos
    Katy Pamboulos

    Accounts Manager

    Katy Pamboulos

    Katy Pamboulos

    Accounts Manager

    020 8397 4114 katyp@otrsales.co.uk

    Katy is our Accounts Manager. Cool under pressure, as On Target has expanded, Katy has developed the necessary financial systems to help us cope!

    Katy also finds time to work with a local charity, and in her spare time enjoys good food, fine wine and travelling.

  • Daniel Higgins
    Daniel Higgins

    Managing Consultant

    Daniel Higgins

    Daniel Higgins

    Managing Consultant

    Having joined us in May 2010 as a Consultant in the Construction sector, Dan’s excellent sales and customer service background, combined with superb relationship building skills, led to promotion in January 2012 to Senior Consultant. In January 2014, Dan became our Managing Consultant for the Interiors team, and now leads a team to increase our efforts to further grow in what is one of the first markets the company ever traded in!

    Dan has lived in places all over the world and still likes to travel whenever he has the opportunity. His love of different cultures extends to a love of all types of food.

  • Chris Comley
    Chris Comley

    Resourcing Consultant

    Chris Comley

    Chris Comley

    Resourcing Consultant

    A new addition in 2014 to the Interiors team, within our Construction sector, Chris has joined as a Resourcing Consultant to increase our efforts to source candidates in this busy market. With a wide ranging background in general management, sales, recruitment and customer service, Chris brings a wealth of experience upon which to draw. Chris has a busy time coming up, with a wedding to plan for 2015!
  • Ben Goodman
    Ben Goodman

    Business Development Executive

    Ben Goodman

    Ben Goodman

    Business Development Executive

    Having joined in September 2013, Ben brings a wealth of experience in terms of recruitment, sales, general management and operations following a long career with a leading retail organisation. As Business Development Executive for the Interiors team, within the Construction sector, Ben manages some key client relationships as well as having already won significant new business opportunities. Ben is one of many at On Target who are long suffering Spurs fans, but unlike most, actually has a season ticket!
  • Liam Newton
    Liam Newton

    Senior Consultant

    Liam Newton

    Liam Newton

    Senior Consultant

    Liam joined the Construction sector in June 2011. Starting as a Business Development Executive, his industry experience proved very useful, and he was soon appointed as Consultant in the Building Products team. In January 2014, Liam was promoted to Senior Consultant following a superb 2013, and is leading the effort to further expand the team.

    Football is Liam’s passion. He manages the award winning On Target football team and is a loyal supporter of Fulham FC and is also a qualified football referee – we are not worthy!

  • Karryn Bickell
    Karryn Bickell

    Consultant

    Karryn Bickell

    Karryn Bickell

    Consultant

    Having gained a wealth of sales and customer service experience in the travel and leisure industries, Karryn brought her skills to strengthen our Construction sector. More recently, Karryn moved into the recruitment environment, and now works as a Consultant in our Building Products team.

    Karryn has a genuine passion for life and makes the most of every day. Her social calendar is jam-packed, spending most of her spare time with friends and family, holidaying abroad and keeping fit.

  • Vanessa Burrows
    Vanessa Burrows

    Consultant

    Vanessa Burrows

    Vanessa Burrows

    Consultant

    With considerable industry experience, Ness has been responsible for developing a new role for On Target. Working within the Construction sector, Ness has created the start of a Building Services Technical team. She places designers, project managers and other technical personnel on a permanent and contract basis. In 2013, she won the overall Performer of the Year award after some outstanding successes.

    Outside of work, Ness is the proud owner of three tortoises, enjoys gardening, cooking and regular trips back to her native Texas for a fix of sunshine.

  • Andrew Pellett
    Andrew Pellett

    Business Development Executive

    Andrew Pellett

    Andrew Pellett

    Business Development Executive

    Andy started at On Target in May 2013 as a Business Development Executive and has joined the Building Services team at a vital time in its expansion. Coming from a successful business development background, Andy’s experience has helped to strengthen the team.

    In his spare time, Andy plays lots of sport and does his best to keep his children occupied!

  • Robyn Salter
    Robyn Salter

    Resourcing Consultant

    Robyn Salter

    Robyn Salter

    Resourcing Consultant

    Robyn joined On Target having had a long career in the catering industry, and is now an important part of our target beating Building Services team. She is a serious shop-a-holic in her spare time, with an unrivalled wardrobe as a result!
  • Marco Borrelli
    Marco Borrelli

    Business Development Executive

    Marco Borrelli

    Marco Borrelli

    Business Development Executive

    Marco is a Business Development Executive in our Building Services team, within our Construction sector and has joined in response to an unprecedented rise in demand for our services in 2014. Coming from a pure sales background Marco brings additional strength to the teams! An outstanding footballer and rugby player, Marco has played for Wasps and is a leading player in On Target’s football team.
  • Lauren Sutton
    Lauren Sutton

    Resourcing Consultant

    Lauren Sutton

    Lauren Sutton

    Resourcing Consultant

    Having been recruited with extensive sales background, Lauren is a part of our ever expanding Building Services team, resourcing candidates predominantly for sales positions at all levels. She is already an important part of the company football team and having recently bought a new house, is now hoping that her painting and decorating qualifications will come in handy!
  • David Gray
    David Gray

    Managing Consultant

    David Gray

    David Gray

    Managing Consultant

    David joined us in November 2003 and has played a leading role in On Target’s expansion ever since. Fully involved in the development of the Medical sector, David also manages several key accounts within the Business Solutions sector. In recognition of his efforts, David was promoted to Managing Consultant in July 2014, leading half of the Medical team going forward.

    David enjoys rugby league and photography in equal measure. He is also one of the fittest members of the team, regularly running to and from work in all weathers – a very impressive 5 miles each way!

  • Laura Nicol
    Laura Nicol

    National Account Manager

    Laura Nicol

    Laura Nicol

    National Account Manager

    Laura originally joined On Target in January 2000 as a Business Development Executive in the Commercial team. Following a few years away, she returned to the company in July 2006 as a Senior Consultant and now manages the company's largest account within the Business Solutions sector, as well as forming part of our expanding Medical sector. January 2014 saw Laura promoted to National Account Manager.

    Much of Laura’s spare time is taken up by her children. She is also an avid Arsenal supporter and season ticket holder and is looking forward to them winning some major silverware in the coming season!

  • Ben Farthing
    Ben Farthing

    Senior Consultant

    Ben Farthing

    Ben Farthing

    Senior Consultant

    Ben joined On Target in July 2010, and was instrumental in the development of Building Services within our Construction sector. In April 2012, he was promoted to Senior Consultant in the Electrical and Lighting team, having broken the all-time monthly billing record! Our 'start up specialist', in July 2012 Ben was tasked with helping create our Medical sector - within a very short space of time On Target is now dealing with some of the best known names in the Medical sector around the world.

    In his spare time Ben enjoys playing sports including golf, tennis and watching Formula One. However, football is his main passion and his dream is for Spurs to win the Premier league – one day!

  • Jessica Gill
    Jessica Gill

    Resourcing Consultant

    Jessica Gill

    Jessica Gill

    Resourcing Consultant

    As a Resourcing Consultant, Jess joined as part of On Target’s efforts to double the size of its Medical sector by the end of 2014. A psychology grad from Kingston Uni, Jess is ideally qualified for the role and has quickly established herself as an expert. Being a former county swimmer, Jess keeps herself fit, and enjoys a busy social life.
  • Nick Boan
    Nick Boan

    Business Development Executive

    Nick Boan

    Nick Boan

    Business Development Executive

    Having joined On Target in July 213, Nick has played a vital role in the expansion of our Medical sector.

    With an extensive and successful business development track record in a variety of markets, Nick has brought on board some significant new medical clients, with a multinational presence.

    At home Nick is expecting a child to add to his growing family and aside of occasionally riding his bike to work, he insists he has no other time on his hands!

    Congratulations to Nick Boan who is our Performer of the Month for July. It’s a double celebration as he has also became a Dad for the first time! Well done Nick.

  • Kim Knight
    Kim Knight

    Resourcing Consultant

    Kim Knight

    Kim Knight

    Resourcing Consultant

    On Target’s continuing efforts to double the size of its presence in the Medical sector sees Marine Biology graduate Kim join as a Resourcing Consultant. With a work history in retail, Kim brings great communication skills and a performance driven attitude to this exciting team. With qualifications and experience in sailing and diving to add to a fork lift truck driving licence, she lives a busy life outside work as well!
  • David Cox
    David Cox

    Business Development Executive

    David Cox

    David Cox

    Business Development Executive

    David’s first job with On Target was the Business Development role within the Automation team. His strong sales and customer service background quickly showed its worth with the winning of an incentive reward. In January 2012 David moved into a Consultant role, before accepting the challenge of creating a new Power team in late 2013. This has proven to be a great success, with the winning of business at some of the worlds largest organisations.


    In his spare time David enjoys a rugby match and a pint afterwards – probably far more than he ought!

  • Matt Wilson
    Matt Wilson

    Consultant

    Matt Wilson

    Matt Wilson

    Consultant

    A founder member of the Power team, within On Target’s Engineering sector, Matt graduated in June 2011 and has pursued a variety of roles before settling on a career in recruitment. With record speed, alongside an experienced colleague in Dave Cox, the Power team has quickly established itself. Outside work, Matt boasts a Martial Arts Black Belt and has run 100m in 11 seconds!
  • Yasmine Shaban
    Yasmine Shaban

    Consultant

    Yasmine Shaban

    Yasmine Shaban

    Consultant

    After qualifying in Media and Communications at Southampton University, Yasmine joined On Target in January 2013. Her natural sales ability, combined with excellent communication skills, have made her a valuable asset to our Automation team. Yaz started her life with On Target in the Business Development role and quickly moved into a Resourcing Consultant role before promotion to Consultant in early 2014. She not only looks after some of the teams key clients, but also runs the social media marketing effort on behalf of the whole company.

    Outside work, she likes to be wined, dined and showered with gifts – and rightly so!

  • Tim Williams
    Tim Williams

    Consultant

    Tim Williams

    Tim Williams

    Consultant

    Tim joined On Target in September 2011, bringing with him good experience in engineering sales and customer service. Starting out as a Business Development Executive in our Automation team, Tim is now a Consultant role and manages one of our most important client relationships.

    Outside work, he is an avid sports fan – particularly Newcastle United FC and Durham County Cricket Club. He enjoys travelling the world, music and festivals.

  • Helle Ahmadi
    Helle Ahmadi

    Resourcing Consultant

    Helle Ahmadi

    Helle Ahmadi

    Resourcing Consultant

    One of our few recruits with a recruitment industry background, Helle brings a wealth of experience to the Resourcing Consultant role in the Mechanical team, in On Target’s established Engineering sector. In her spare time, she continues to do some modelling, as well as enjoying fine food and a busy social life.
  • Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson
    Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson

    Business Development Executive

    Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson

    Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson

    Business Development Executive

    020 8397 4114 bjorn@otrsales.co.uk

    Bjorn’s superb track record in commercial businesses and customer-facing experience has enabled him to embrace his role as Business Development Executive in the Mechanical team, growing the client base as the team expands. He narrowly missed out on the 2013 Performer of the Year award with some excellent client gains.

    Bjorn is a keen runner and swimmer, but his most impressive sporting achievement (perhaps) is his ability to walk 100 metres on his hands – with only the aid of a pint or two, purely for the purposes of careful preparation!

  • Guy Marshall
    Guy Marshall

    Consultant

    Guy Marshall

    Guy Marshall

    Consultant

    Guy joined On Target in January 2011 as a Consultant, as part of the expansion of the Mechanical and Industrial teams. A graduate with an excellent academic background, Guy quickly demonstrated great business development skills and strong sales ability. Now Lead Consultant in the Industrial team, he continues to build upon his early successes.

    A talented golfer, playing to a handicap of six, Guy spends much of his spare time on the fairways of Walton Heath. During the week he cycles to work – it’s the perfect excuse to indulge at the weekends.

  • Adrien Duggal
    Adrien Duggal

    Business Development Executive

    Adrien Duggal

    Adrien Duggal

    Business Development Executive

    Adrien, who was our 2007 Performer of the Year, is the Business Development Executive in our Industrial team. He is firmly focused on the expansion of our client base, and is clearly one of our leading BDEs.

    A keen footballer in his spare time, Adrien is also quite the ‘chef’, and enjoys experimenting with dishes to give them a Spanish twist.