Our Team

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

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”.

Email: lee@dixierecruitment.co.za
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Lindsay Copland – Financial Management 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 Financial Management professionals.  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
  • Tax
  • General Management/MD’s

For any advice or to send your CV, email lindsay@dixierecruitment.co.za
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LEE-ANNE STEWART – ENGINEERING, IT AND ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST

Lee-Anne has a BSocSci and has spent 20 years in the corporate and consulting world, predominantly in Project Management, IT, Change Management and as a Business Analyst.

With her extensive Project Management background, Lee-Anne has a very professional, structured and project-driven approach to each recruitment assignment – a true consultant that is committed to the process and end result. Lee-Anne’s scope includes:

  • Engineering across all disciplines
  • Information Technology
  • Environment and  Sustainability
  • Quality Management
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • MD's and General Management

For any advice or to send your CV, email lee-anne@dixierecruitment.co.za
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Liezel Burbidge – Digital, Marketing and HR Specialist

Having had experience as an agency recruiter, and an in-house HRO in a top bank, Liezel joined Dixie Recruitment in 2017, 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 and marketing space. In current times, where HR, Talent, Digital and Marketing go hand in hand,  Liezel feels excited to be able to source talent  in this "high demand" and growing industry.

  • Marketing/Brand/Advertising
  • eCommerce
  • SEO/SEM/PPC
  • Social Media
  • Copywriting/Content
  • Digital Design
  • Human Resources

For any advice or to send your CV, email liezel@dixierecruitment.co.za

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Portia Theophilus - Supply Chain Specialist

Portia studied both Marketing and HR and then spent 10 years of her 21-year HR career as a Graduate Recruitment Manager at a global firm.  It was here that Portia learnt best practice recruitment processes and that brand identity is the key marketing tool in attracting the best talent.  Portia then moved into a recruitment agency environment where she found her niche in Supply Chain and FMCG. Portia  has combined her knowledge of Supply Chain with her recruitment skills and aims to be the ’top of mind’ recruiter in the Supply Chain talent space.  Portia recruits for the following roles:

  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Supply Chain Operations/Production
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Manufacturing
  • Procurement Managers
  • Logistics/Warehouse Managers
  • Sales Management

For any advice or to send your CV, email portia@dixierecruitment.co.za

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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.  

For any advice or to send your CV, email jenny@dixierecruitment.co.za
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