The Key Recruitment Group is a trusted brand that has been part of the National recruitment landscape in South Africa for over 40 years.

Our corporate culture is one built on collaboration, shared experiences, and trust and we hold unswervingly to the mantra:“Do the right thing, even if it hurts!”

We believe emphatically that your people are a reflection of your company and it’s for this reason that we nurture and promote the need for great care in the recruitment and placement process.

We offer experience and insight supported by an array of search and sourcing techniques made possible by the technology-driven services available to us.




Allan is an experienced and hands on member of our service team involved in the provision of management and senior management personnel placements and career guidance services. Further to this he provides operational support to the business’ leadership. A classic entrepreneur with a passion for business and business leadership that contributes to the growth and development of people to becoming responsible contributors to society and business.


Managing Director

Justin has a medical and education background with a Masters in Talent Identification and Development from UCT. He takes overall responsibility for new business development and operations. He is also actively involved in recruiting and focuses on managing our larger accounts or projects.


Senior Recruitment Consultant

Jan’s earlier career in telecommunications formed the basis of his insight to business and management. Supported by a formal education as an Electronics Engineer (BEng) with a BCom honours in business management, Jan offers an extensive and very considerable track record of placement success associated with engineering and management professionals across diverse industries and business sectors.


Senior Recruitment Consultant

Heather heads up our Commercial Office Placement Services, where her friendly and enthusiastic nature play a significant role in her chasing down the success of an appointment. Her excellent track record of service success is supported by a strong work ethic and determined personality that fuels her passion to serve her clients and help people with their career decisions.


HR Manager

Eleanor is a Human Resources (HR) Professional with more than 20 years of experience and is part of the senior management team. She has a  BTech in HR Management as well as a Post Graduate Qualification in Business. This working experience is combined with a passion for working with people and helping them become the best version of themselves. Eleanor oversees all HR matters and has an excellent working knowledge of South African HR legislation.


Financial Control Manager

Damien is our Financial Control Manager and a long serving member of our top team. He possesses a B Com Management Accounting degree from Stellenbosch University and is an absolute wizard using Excel for the development of our budgets, cost analyses, forecasts and client quotations. Damien oversees all payroll administration, debtors, creditors, invoicing and payments and brings astute financial insight to the team.


Recruitment Consultant

Hanli has a BCom Business Management specializing in Human Resource Management. She works as a general recruitment consultant and an administrator. She is energetic and eager to help, even if she might not have the answer right away she will make sure to find out and come back to you ASAP. With her positive outlook on life, she will brighten your day and help you achieve success.


Recruitment Consultant

Deryl ran his own supply and service business for over 20 years prior to Joining Key Recruitment. Deryl is a skilled service professional having learnt the art of paying special attention to the needs of the client and remaining committed to upholding his own and the company’s values of uncompromising honesty and integrity coupled with treating everyone with respect. Deryl is a team player who relishes the opportunity to be of service to clients and candidates.


Recruitment Consultant

Shan has a background as a business owner and human resource officer which has uniquely positioned her to understand our client’s business and recruitment needs. “I love working for Key Recruitment as their core values of honesty and integrity align with my own personal values. I am a highly motivated and energetic person, I look forward to helping you with your staffing and recruitment needs.”


Recruitment Consultant

Pam’s earlier background includes a BA degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in education coupled with several years of working as a teacher and administrator both in South Africa and abroad. Pam possesses strong interpersonal skills and is very careful about compiling the details of her work accurately and will go the extra mile to confirm that she understands your needs, and to this end, she is not afraid to ask questions so that she is best able to serve her clients.


Recruitment Consultant

Stephan worked in the telecommunications industry for more than twenty years as a project manager and business owner. During this time, he was involved in the rolling out of communication networks in 11 different African countries. This experience has enabled him to transition into a highly competent recruiter in the IT space. Despite Stephan’s technical background, he is at heart a people’s person, who always tries to treat people with respect. He is based in Cape Town and has made the mother city his home.


Recruitment Consultant

Jo-Leen has over 30 years of experience in the media, tourism, fashion and NGO landscape. She has project-managed for a range of blue-chip clients and suppliers such as Virgin Money, Cartier, SAPPI, AfriSam, IFAW Youth Forum and Rapid Blue. She is passionate about people and setting them up for success. Working hard to meet the client’s brief for a high quality fit and delivering on expectation is important to her.


Recruitment Consultant

David, a professional Mining Engineer, holds a B.Sc. (Eng) A.R.S.M. degree in Mining Engineering. With a wealth of over thirty years’ mining experience in both operational and corporate settings, he has worked in various mines located in England, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. Utilizing his extensive expertise and a deep-rooted passion for transforming lives, David has successfully transitioned into the realms of technical and management recruiting.


Recruitment Consultant

With more than two decades of experience collaborating with teams and assuming diverse leadership positions, Nathan brings a wealth of expertise to his work. As an innovative thinker and specialist in team dynamics, he thrives on exploring unconventional approaches to problem-solving and achieving success. Moreover, Nathan is a published author, a certified life-purpose coach, and a motivational speaker who is deeply committed to empowering individuals to reach their highest potential through personal growth, holistic well-being, and continuous learning. Nathan leverages his unique skill set to provide a world-class service to both clients and candidates alike.