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About Us

Established in 2003 Advanced Selection Ltd provides a fully consultative recruitment service for professionals within Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing (STEM), IT and Business Change and Service and Maintenance Engineering.

Advanced Selection is able to offer extensive knowledge and experience with each of the consultants having a wealth of experience within their sector.

Advanced Selection offer a tailored service to recruit the best candidates possible, adding real value both in terms of expertise and service whether it is for permanent or temporary recruitment.

Our great team

Our Consultants have extensive experience in Recruitment, ranging from 10 to over 20 years:

Steve LeaManaging Director

After starting his career within mechanical engineering, Steve entered the world of technical recruitment in 1996 and is ultimately responsible for the overall strategy and direction of the business as well as increasing market share and maximising growth. Outside of the office, Steve can either be found watching the mighty Cherries (AFC Bournemouth) with his son or chauffeuring his daughter to ballet / dance festivals throughout the south of England.

San ClarkOperations Director

San joined Advanced Selection back in 2005 after starting her career within debt recovery. San provides internal operational support to Steve as well as working with her key clients many of whom have worked with her for well over 10 years. San recruits across engineering, technology and manufacturing as well as her niche verticals being Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality.

Nigel Betteridge
Nigel BetteridgeSenior Recruitment Consultant

After a period in the Armed Forces, Nigel entered the recruitment industry in 2000. He's an experienced recruitment professional with a demonstrable track record of recruiting engineering professionals at all levels for clients on a national and international basis. Nigel joined Advanced Selection in May 2017 and focuses on Service and Maintenance Engineering.

Richard Smith
Richard SmithSenior Recruitment Consultant

Since 2000, Richard has been in IT Recruitment, initially starting out in permanent recruitment before a long period focusing on contract. Richard joined Advanced Selection after a successful period as an Internal Recruiter for a Software Company. Richard continues to specialise in IT Recruitment but within both permanent and contract.

Jane Anderson
Jane AndersonTeam Manager

Jane joined the recruitment world in 2008 having previously worked in Banking. Jane was previously Branch Manager for a large high street chain before making the switch to Advanced Selection in 2017 where she now focuses on both permanent and temporary recruitment within Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing.

Joseph AndrewsBusiness Development Executive

Joseph is a student at the University of Southampton, having studied a BSc in Economics and Management Science, and currently studying a MSc in International Banking and Financial studies. Joseph has joined Advanced Selection in a New Business Development capacity and is responsible promoting our service proposition within our chosen niche markets so you may be speaking with Joe fairly soon; please be kind! He also enjoys escaping somewhere on his bike.

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