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Who we are

About Us

We specialise in connecting the best Digital, Data, Technology, and Fundraising talent with forward-thinking organisations in the Charity, Not-For-Profit and Public Sector space.

Our team's passion and understanding of the challenges organisations in these sectors are facing paired with our extensive network of engaged Digital, Data, Technology, and Fundraising professionals is what sets us apart.

We're delighted to pledge our full support to #ShowTheSalaryand commit to displaying salaries on all our adverts.

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  • Fiona Murchison

    Fiona Murchison

    Salesforce Consultant

    ​Towards the end of 2019 we had a number of roles that we needed to fill, each quite different and needing unique skills. Harry from Understanding Recruitment took the time to t...

  • Dan Pearce

    Dan Pearce

    Senior Engagement System Officer

    ​Tom has helped me find my second senior role, and I couldn't recommend him enough. Tom has always shown he listens and understands what I want, he is great at giving the extra ...

  • Graham Crosbie

    Graham Crosbie

    IT Manager

    ​Just want to express my appreciation for the excellent service I received from Harry in helping me secure my new role at Samaritan’s Purse. Throughout the rather lengthy interv...

  • Ellen Waters

    Ellen Waters

    Director of Development

    ​Dan contacted us to offer his support in filling our vacancy for a new role in Doctors of the World: Digital Fundraising Manager. We had been unsuccessful in filling the role t...

  • Non Kinchin-Smith

    Non Kinchin-Smith

    HR Officer

    ​Dan found a Digital Information and Support Manager for Lymphoma Action. He had seen that I was advertising the position and, having secured a similar helpline role for the MS...

  • Kathy Harding

    Kathy Harding

    Global Head of HR

    ​Tom and Understanding Recruitment as a whole are a pleasure to deal with. They send an excellent quality of candidates and far exceed our expectations time and time again. We w...

  • Amy Fox

    Amy Fox

    Business Analyst

    ​Understanding Recruitment has helped me to secure employment with Enfield Council. I found their commitment to honesty and open communication refreshing, they made the effort t...

  • Melissa Keating

    Melissa Keating

    Business Partner Resourcing

    ​The team at Understanding Recruitment took a highly professional approach in helping Enfield Council to fill a number of ICT roles. As a specialist technology and software recr...

  • Suganya Navaneethan

    Suganya Navaneethan

    Test Analyst

    ​Understanding Recruitment was very professional and had a great experience in my job search. I very much appreciate Harry Sansom the way he handled everything was polite, under...

  • Patrick Enenmoh

    Patrick Enenmoh

    ICT Manager

    ​UR is quite unique in how they’ve stepped in to address challenging recruitment situations we faced within Enfield Council during a pivotal technology transformation, the bigge...

  • Farooq Shah

    Farooq Shah

    Head of Information Management & Technology

    ​Tom from Understanding Recruitment has been a valuable recruitment partner of Enfield Council's DDaT team. He has an excellent people-centric approach that goes beyond just mat...

  • Danielle Shaw

    Danielle Shaw

    Data Import & Integrity Manager

    The CRM & Insight team at Save the Children has been working with Tom Rankin at Understanding Recruitment for years to help with the recruitment into the very specialist rol...

  • Laura Preece

    Laura Preece

    Head of Digital

    ​I was so impressed with Harry's approach to the recruitment process for my current role. From beginning to end he went out of his way to make sure I had a clear understanding o...

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