About Us

Kerry is the founder and director of Kerry Kopp Consultancy and has a B.Soc.Sc (Indus. Psychology) University of Natal 1991.  She joined Corporate Personnel in Pietermaritzburg in 1991 as a Recruitment Consultant until 1993.  Kerry then spent 5 years in the United Kingdom. For 3 years she worked for Alfred Marks Recruitment Consultants in the industrial sector managing a temp desk and then in the City of London, banking, advertising and corporate division on a permanent desk. When returning to South Africa, Kerry spent 9 years working in the timber and saw milling sector in human resources, marketing and production.  In August 2007 Kerry ventured back into the world of recruitment consulting in various sectors before deciding to start Kerry Kopp Consulting in 2012.

Professional Recruitment

We are a small specialist recruitment service and firmly believe in working hand in hand with our clients.  Developing a thorough understanding of the culture and values of our client’s business enables us to offer a professional and effective recruitment service.  We firmly believe in the effectiveness of a one-on-one relationship with our clients. We carefully manage the recruitment process, from understanding our client’s business and job specification to screening and placement; we are confident about our superior level of service. The recruitment process includes advertising, screening, preliminary interviews, reference checking and legal compliance to select suitable candidates for the position.  Selected cv’s are submitted for consideration to the client, followed by the arrangement of interviews with top calibre candidates.


Latest Posts From The Blog

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