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Manchester digital recruitment

Manchester

Mancunians are many things; hardworking, lively and welcoming. Our team is no different. Since 2012, we’ve been placing great candidates all over the northwest. We’ve built up our reputation by partnering with some of the most attractive digital brands in the area. Over the last few years, we’ve invested in helping community led tech events to flourish and thrive.

Rob Sugden

Practice Director

Rob Sugden
Rob Sugden

Rob Sugden

Practice Director

Expertise: Senior Appointments

Location: Manchester

Rob is ECOMs Director for Manchester. He leads our teams across the North & Midlands operating in Digital Tech, UX & Design, Product & Project and Marketing & eCommerce. He’s had over 15 years of recruitment experience in Manchester, building an extensive network. Over the years Rob has created a reputation for working with the best candidates and the most interesting companies! He’s passionate about Manchester’s digital scene and has loved being part of its ever evolving journey. Outside of work when he’s not spending time with his family, he can be found Rock Climbing or enjoying Manchester’s amazing music scene.

E: rob.sugden@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0033

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Joe Parker

Managing Consultant

Joe Parker
Joe Parker

Joe Parker

Managing Consultant

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

Joe has worked at ECOM since 2012 and is one of the founding members of the Manchester office, he initially joined as a Consultant and over the course of the last seven years has been promoted a number of times leading to his current role as a Managing Consultant.

As a Managing Consultant, he’s responsible for both leading a team of recruiters and helping experienced software engineering professionals find new opportunities in Manchester with a focus on cutting-edge Web, Mobile, Digital and Social technology.

His success is a testament to his intimate market knowledge, his honest approach to business and the strength of his relationships.

E: joe.parker@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0015

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Jake Sharrock

Senior Consultant

Jake Sharrock
Jake Sharrock

Jake Sharrock

Senior Consultant

Expertise: Product / Project

Location: Manchester

Jake Sharrock is a Senior Product Consultant, who works solely with Product Managers and Product Owners in the North West. Jake has first-hand experience on both sides of the fence, (previously being an in-house recruiter) this has given him insight of what his clients need, making him extremely efficient in finding talent. Jake sees the positives in every situation, looking for solutions rather than problems and making friends rather than contacts. He throws himself into things with ridiculous enthusiasm. Jake is from Wigan originally, so you will usually find him in a bakery looking for pies.

E: Jake.Sharrock@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0047

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Deke N’zeeb

Principal Consultant

Deke N’zeeb
Deke N’zeeb

Deke N’zeeb

Principal Consultant

Expertise: Marketing / e-Commerce

Location: Manchester

Deke N’zeeb is our Client Services Consultant at ECOM covering Account Management, Strategy/Planning and Business Development - he works with the top Digital, Creative, Media & PR Agencies in the North West. Deke joined ECOM early in 2018 after a successful stint at a competitor, before recruitment he was in a Sales & Support role at the UK largest Student Accommodation providers, he has seen some things….and can tell some stories…..His ability to support and sell is the perfect springboard into recruitment. His laid back persona hides his fierce competitive streak that can be seen on a weekly basis at Curry Club which Deke takes very seriously, if there is an office cooking event the silent assassin always strikes.

E: deke@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0009

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Cameron Whitwam

Software Testing & QA Recruitment Consultant

Cameron Whitwam
Cameron Whitwam

Cameron Whitwam

Software Testing & QA Recruitment Consultant

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

Recruitment Consultant at ECOM, specialises in helping experienced software testing professionals find new permanent roles in Manchester. Cameron is currently on his placement year from Manchester Metropolitan University whilst studying Business Management. In his spare time, Cameron loves to play competitive golf whilst being an avid Liverpool football supporter. He is a keen advocate for attending software testing meetups and in particular the Liverpool Tester Gathering and the North West Tester Gathering.

E: Cameron.Whitwam@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0026

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Gareth Pike

Software Engineering Recruiter

Gareth Pike
Gareth Pike

Gareth Pike

Software Engineering Recruiter

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: North West

Gareth Pike is a Principal Consultant at ECOM who specialises in the Software Engineering sector across the North West of England. This is Gareth’s 14th year in the recruitment industry so he has definitely been around the block! Over the past 5 years he has focussed on helping organisations with their recruitment of Open Source software engineering candidates, predominantly across the Java, PHP and Python technology stacks. Gareth graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a degree in Information Technology Systems which has definitely helped him throughout his IT recruitment career. In his spare time Gareth has a very busy family life being the dad to two sports mad young boys Leo & Zac, which involves lots of homework duty and being a part time football coach! Aside from family life his other major passions are following Man United FC where he is a season ticket holder and raising funds for Motor Neurone Disease which is charity close to his heart. Gareth feels integrity is one of the biggest things people should demonstrate in and out of working life and prides himself on this.

E: gareth.pike@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0042

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Alice Bailey

Recruitment Consultant

Alice Bailey
Alice Bailey

Alice Bailey

Recruitment Consultant

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: North West

Alice is a contract consultant, focusing on Software Development. With joining the industry within the last year, Alice is full of fresh ideas and mindset. Alice graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Psychology which she has used positively in her recruitment career. An avid pianist, foodie and comedian. Alice is incredibly interested in the ever evolving tech sector, combining her love of gaming outside of work with her desire to learn more about uprising trends. Born and raised in Milton Keynes, she’s a long way from her roots. However the rainy city is beginning to feel like home. Alice is the first person in the office, and the last to go home, armed with a coffee and a bacon roll, she tackles the world of recruitment with a smile on her face.

E: alice.bailey@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0012

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Katie Williams

Senior Delivery Consultant

Katie Williams
Katie Williams

Katie Williams

Senior Delivery Consultant

Location: Manchester

As a Senior Delivery Consultant I am responsible for supporting the recruitment of a wide range of tech and digital opportunities, this includes Marketing, Development, DevOps, UX and Digital Transformation. I work with a mix of organisations in Manchester and the North West from some of the region’s most recognisable brands to new and exciting start-ups. Outside of work I really enjoy travelling and experiencing new cultures.

E: katie.williams@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0008

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Will Pedigrew

Senior Delivery Consultant

Will Pedigrew
Will Pedigrew

Will Pedigrew

Senior Delivery Consultant

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

As a Senior Delivery Consultant Will is responsible for helping experienced software development professionals find new permanent roles in Manchester with a focus on Web, Mobile, Digital and Social technology.

Will works with a mix of organisations from some of the region’s most recognisable brands to new and exciting start-ups. Focusing on JavaScript technologies, Will has experience recruiting for the following skills; HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (including React, Node, Angular, Vue), SQL Server and NoSQL.

Will recruits for a variety of disciplines and positions including; CTO, Technical Director, Head of Development, Enterprise Architect, Solution Architect, Technical Architect, Development Manager, Development Team Lead, Principal Developer, Senior Developer and Developer.

E: will.pedigrew@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0068

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