Select Recruitment

Our People

Gareth Simpson

Business Manager

Gareth is an operational and strategic recruitment professional, with a proven track record in training and people management. His focus is on delivering an exceptionally high standard of service to both clients and candidates.

Responsible for delivering permanent and temporary recruitment solutions, Gareth ensures his teams' approach is tailored to your requirements and timescales.


027 577 3216
gareth.simpson@select.co.nz

Helen Duffy

Business Services Manager

Helen has been a part of the Select Team since 2002. Her focus is systems, IT and compliance including health and safety administration and the office manager. Ensuring that our candidates are safe at work is integral to our business, and Helen approaches this with a practical approach and strong attention to detail. Helen has an in-depth working knowledge of our people, our systems and our business; and in particular, what separates us from competitors.

Marlene Langford

Senior Consultant
Commercial Division

Before joining Select in 2012, Marlene had a successful career in the service industry covering Operational, HR and Revenue Management. With a strong working knowledge of human resources and management, Marlene leads the Commercial Division at Select. Working alongside a temping consultant and Commercial Business Manager, Marlene ensures our candidates and clients are well matched that the process runs smoothly for everyone involved. She also looks to generate or chase opportunities for our pre-qualified candidates in temping, fixed term or permanent positions. 

Harriet McDonald

Industrial Recruitment Team Leader

Before joining the Select team, Harriet was hard at work in the freight and logistics industry, firstly as Customer Service Manager and later as Account Manager. From her extensive involvement in the retail and sales industry prior to that, Harriet understands the importance of having the right people for the right roles.

Working with her experienced team, Harriet is always looking for the most efficient solution for our clients.

Jessica Williams

Search & HR Analyst

Jessica has a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology and utilises this skillset as our Search & HR Analyst.  Jessica has strong experience working with people and engaging to reach effective and innovative solutions.  She thrives on new challenges and is extremely solutions focused.  Jessica covers the wider business and offers relevant support to all divisions.

Matt Sutherland

Industrial Recruitment Coordinator

With a work history in Compliance, Health and Safety and Human Resources, Matt brings a valued and wide variety of skills to the Industrial team.  Matt has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Statistics, Diploma of Humans Resources Management and is currently completing a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management.

Jane Brooks

Commercial Temp Consultant

Jane has a wealth of experience in Customer Services and managing the needs of both Clients and Candidates. Jane is Knowledgeable, capable and ready to assist.

Wendy Johnston

Administrative Assistant

Wendy’s role as Administrative Assistant provides valuable support across all divisions of the business. Wendy has extensive experience in financial banking and customer services roles which have provided her with great attention to detail and a systems orientation. Her willingness and drive to assist our business ensures information is accurate and readily available, so that we can promptly place great candidates.

Nina Benfell

Candidate Consultant

Having previously worked for a large government organisation in Brisbane, Nina brings her Health & Safety and legislation experience to her role as Candidate Consultant here at Select. Her experience in training, sales, event coordination and hospitality has enabled her to have a great understanding of the need to have the right person in the right role and a good understanding of many different types of businesses and their needs from working with 10X Business Coaching Brisbane.


nbenfell@select.co.nz

Sarah Miles

Receptionist / Administrator

Sarah has held a variety of roles in retail, office administration and theatre. With her knowledge of administration systems and a can-do attitude, Sarah looks forward to maintaining and ensuring Select continues to provide an efficient and polished service to both Clients and candidates. Sarah will be the helpful voice you hear on the phone, and the friendly face you see when you come into reception.

Danika Gilbert

Receptionist / Administrator

She has a vast array of experience including customer service, administration and sales. She is also a proficient ballet and jazz dancer and has recently completed her Bachelor of Applied Arts.  Danika brings with her enthusiasm for the recruitment industry and is excited to establish herself as an integral part of the Select team. Danika will use her skills to support both candidates and clients in a warm, caring and professional manner.