We believe a ‘specialist approach’ is the key in today’s recruitment market of critical, scarce and high-demand skills. Our Specialists are committed to pursuing excellence in all areas of their core discipline and are dedicated to attracting top talent in their professional network.
Lee Dixie is the Managing Member and founded the business in 1999. Lee has 26 consecutive years’ experience in recruitment in Durban. “I believe that Dixie Recruitment has something special. A wonderful story built on the strength of a team of professional women, all of whom have had previous careers in the discipline that they now specialise in”.
Lindsay Copland – Finance, Engineering and Executive Placement Specialist
Lindsay has a BSocSci and after 12 successful years running her own recruitment company, she joined Dixie Recruitment in 2016.
Lindsay is sharp and intellectual, and her great wit keeps us entertained. Lindsay specialises in placing top-end management and professionals – CA's, Engineers and Executive Management. With Lindsay’s honed client engagement and interviewing capabilities, clients and top talent alike have every reason to invest their trust in her.
- Financial Managers/Directors/CFO’s
- Management Accountants/Commercial Managers
- Audit, Risk and Governance
- General Management/MD’s
Jacqui Alunni - Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management Specialist
Jacqui has a BComm in Supply Chain and Logistics as well as 14 years’ experience in Supply Chain at an International FMCG company in Durban before she joined Dixie Recruitment a few years ago. Jacqui has combined her expert knowledge of Supply Chain with her recruitment skills and technical expertise to achieve a competitive advantage in the Supply Chain talent space. Jacqui recruits for the following roles in her discipline:
- Supply Chain Managers
- Supply Chain Operations/Production
- Supply Chain Planning
- Quality Assurance
- Procurement Managers
- Logistics/Warehouse Managers
Liezel Burbidge – Digital Specialist
Having had experience as an agency recruiter, and an in-house recruiter in a top bank, Liezel has found ‘home’ again at Dixie Recruitment, doing what she loves most - developing people's careers! Liezel studied a BA Corporate Communications degree and having managed a Social Media platform herself, she feels very comfortable in the ever-changing digital space. Liezel loves anything creative and enjoys the challenge of searching for top talent in this "high demand" and growing industry.
- Social Media
- Senior Business Support including HR Management/Exec Assistants
Portia Theophilus - Graduate Recruitment Specialist
Having studied both Marketing and HR, Portia has gained a passion and skill for identifying young professionals and the rewarding role of placing these future leaders in the career of their choice.
It’s then no surprise that Portia spent 10 years of her 21-year HR career as a Graduate Recruitment Manager at a global firm where brand identity is the key marketing tool in attracting the best talent.
Portia has a thorough working knowledge and good understanding of the best practice recruitment strategies to attract and recruit top graduates. She also has well-established relationships with key stakeholders in SA’s leading universities.
Portia’s scope includes:
- Individual graduate placements and a full graduate recruitment drive across all disciplines and industry sectors
Should you be looking to invest in Graduate Talent or discuss your future career, please call or email Portia on firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda Dalton – Client Service
Linda has been with Dixie Recruitment since 2005 and has a passion for client service. She spends most of her day liaising with our clients old and new, ensuring they are getting the best service at all times. Linda’s unconditional relationship with our clients has been key to the growth of the business.
Jenny Burgess – Talent Researcher
Jenny is our Researcher - and a great one. Jenny co-ordinates the entire search process and having been a recruiter herself, she is a great support to the consultants. With more than 12 years’ experience at Dixie Recruitment, she has a deep-rooted network, long-term relationships and great memory bank of where the top talent is hiding in the Durban market. Jenny keeps our talent pool growing!
Jenny has a BComm Marketing Honours degree and extends her IT knowledge daily as she develops our crowd of followers in the digital space.