Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific.


Respect – uphold integrity, respect and consideration in all dealings with clients and candidates


Honesty – lead by example through collaborative teamwork to ensure that all interactions are open and transparent, and do not discriminate


Professionalism – conduct ourselves professionally in everything we do to reinforce our quality service standards, to demonstrate innovation and to distinguish ourselves from our competition


Care – demonstrate through professional behaviour that we care about our client’s needs and our candidate’s aspirations.

Humility – we clearly understand our role in guiding individual candidate’s, learning from each experience in order to continual improve.

Reach - Our Network threads internationally.

Temporary Recruitment

Licensed Recruitment (ACT License Number 18900999), Contract and Temporary Placement: Accessible through the Austrade panel via Cantlie Recruitment (SON2917812).  

Scribing and Recruitment Campaigns

With an extensive understanding, proven knowledge and capability in the provision of Scribing and Recruitment Services in the Australian Public Service (APS), State and Local Governments, as well as Non-Government Organisations with Austrade panel access. With over 60 scribes nationally to support client needs and deliver on time.

Auditing & Compliance - IRE

ACT Government Industrial Relations & Employment Auditors (Auditor No.18).

Resumè & CV Development

Packages to provide you with the best options to best represent you and your career.


Members of The Australian Association of Graduate Employers, the peak industry body representing organisations that recruit and develop Australian graduates.

Permanent Recruitment

Licensed Recruitment (ACT License Number 18900781), from the industry, for the industry, acting with humility and care. Technical recruitment how it should be.


Members of The Recruitment & Consulting Services Association Australia & New Zealand (RCSA), the peak body for the employment industry in Australia and New Zealand.

NPA Worldwide

Recruiting on a world wide platform as members of the NPA, the global recruiting network for independent recruiting firms located throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Americas.


Members of the Master Builders Association of Australia, the nation’s peak building and construction industry association.

Partnered With

A Canberra based executive and specialist recruitment partner, delivering partnerships across a diverse range of sectors, having a deep knowledge of the employment market and an extensive network of connections.

Austrade Recruitment and Related Services Panel (SON2917812).

Based in Sydney specialising in the recruitment of building and construction professionals throughout Australia specialising in Construction recruitment.

Located in Canberra, Whizdom is a specialist professional staffing recruitment firm that has strong capabilities and resources in ICT and general recruitment.

Providing labour hire, permanent placements and small engagement managed services to Government and Corporate clients Australia wide.

About us

As an Australian, New Zealand and Asia based resource and recruitment consultancy with an extensive and successful track record in the industry, GAP Resource Management combined with Living Recruitment, offers an established capability to provide a comprehensive and complex recruitment and resource management service.

Our team successfully has operated throughout Australia, New Zealand and most recently in Asia, providing recruitment and selection services to a range of clients within the government (commonwealth, territory and state), construction, property, not for profit, higher education and industry sectors. Our Values respect the boundaries of diversity and we truly believe in 'a fair go'.

A reputation proven by its ongoing successes, based on a shared-risk platform and built on a recruitment guarantee for all permanent placements.

We build strong careers and relationships based on integrity and trust. GAP Resource Management and Living Recruitment is committed to continuing to build relationship in everything we do.

Our Portfolio

Our service has earned us a reputation for being innovative, flexible and focused in applying our up-to-date approaches and processes to both temporary and permanent recruitment assignments we manage. We have made a significant investment in a refined E-recruitment database (Jobadder combined with Payroll Management by Oncore Services and WHS training by Workpro) to assist in managing and maintaining candidates skills to our client’s comprehensive position brief.

We see ourselves as an extension of your organisation and care about providing you with people, that will enable you to grow, as if we were actually working for you. Our reputation is built on our ability to deliver and the method in which we attract talent to your team, this is what stands us apart from our competitors.

Scribing and Recruitment Campaigns

Specialising in the provision of Scribing and Recruitment in the Australian Public Service, State and Local Governments, as well as Non-Government Organisations. Headquartered in Canberra we offer a national service with Scribes located in every Capital City and throughout many regional centres. Partnering with Cantlie Recruitment Services (ABN 41 112 566 891); GAP Resource Management (ABN 68 162 404 239) can also be accessed via the Austrade Recruitment and Related Services Panel (SON2917812).

Our team provides ongoing support to both our Clients and Scribes. We develop and tailor specific recruitment and assessment methodologies to help you attract, retain and support the best candidates.

Our professionally qualified and experienced Scribes are highly skilled professionals, all of whom have been carefully selected and trained to meet our quality standards. Our Scribes are also fully conversant with APS merit based selection processes, that are fair and transparent.

We provide end-to-end recruitment and related services including, but not limited to, shortlisting; scheduling interviews; attending interviews; preparation of selection reports; obtaining and verifying referee reports; minute taking; and uploading of reports into online recruitment systems as required.

When GAP Resource Management and Living Recruitment manage a recruitment campaign, we focus on the level of service delivered to you as our client as well as to the applicants who applies as both are as important as the other. Having successfully managed several campaigns, services delivered include but are not limited to:

  • Graduate Campaigns
  • Bulk Recruitment Rounds
  • Assessing Candidates Assessments and Reporting
  • Design and Development of Online Written Assessments
  • Assessment of Candidates and Reporting
  • Coordination and Facilitation of Assessment Centres
  • Psychometric and Cognitive testing
  • Panel Representation and Support
  • Reference Checking, Police Checks
  • eRecruit, Ascendre, PageUp
  • Human Capital Resource Management
  • Travel and Accommodation Arrangements
  • Special Needs Support

Inquiries can be directed to:

Alternatively to speak with a member of the Team call (02) 6282 7771 or (02) 6239 3066

Building & Construction

Permanent & Contract solutions


Australia - New Zealand - Asia Pacific

Executive Search

Senior Management Roles

Business Specialists

Accountants & Administration

Outsourced Recruitment Services

Scribing & Recruitment Campaigns

Human Resource

HR & Business Support

Administration & Office Support

Temporary, Contract & Permanent Support

Career Advice

Coaching & Interview Technique Support

The Team

Our service standards are boutique (specialised) in nature, which results in developing lasting partnerships with many of our clients. The business model we have developed deliberately focusses on the core business of our clients and as such we are better placed to provide up-to-date and commercially focused recruitment services to the clients we choose to work with.

We are very fortunate to create teams within organisations.

More Jobs - More Specialised Candidates - More Opportunity

Douglas Grierson


Doug has over 30 years’ industry experience in defence, government, corporate and private sector, including project management, training and senior management. Doug’s expertise and specialisations are in Aerospace, Technologies and Engineering. Doug spent 20 years in Defence, 13 years working with the NSW government framework and the last three years dedicated to establishing Business and Recruitment collaborations in the Building, Construction, Security and Technology Industries.

Having been involved with Technology Industry projects including the Joint Strike Fighter, the Frigate Upgrade, Tiger Rotary Wing and the Landing Helicopter Dock, has allowed Doug to diversify into many industries utilising a breadth of skills.

Bronwyn Archer-Dawson


Bronwyn has more than 25 years’ experience in human resources, conference and event management, sales and marketing. With 13 years’ experience in the Canberra construction and property industry, Bronwyn worked for one of Canberra’s leading Project and Construction management companies in the capacity of HR Manager. Bronwyn has also worked as a Client Services Manager with a global recruitment company; both roles servicing the Building, Construction and Design disciplines.

Andrew Dawson

Associate Director

Andrew has extensive management experience, working within a national and international high performance sports space for the last 15 years. Andrew has performed in multiple capacities within his role and has been responsible for talent recruitment, the development of and management of personnel. Andrew has the ability to develop strong relationships with clients, candidates and people of high calibre. He specialises in programme and logistics management, security liaison, appropriate personal recruitment and contract management. He has extensive knowledge in how to assess potential staff who will perform under pressure and develop into future key performers.

Louise Clinton

Clinton Recruitment - Managing Director

Clinton Recruitment Pty Ltd is a boutique recruitment agency, based in Sydney, specialising in the recruitment of Building and Construction Professionals throughout Australia. Louise Clinton (Managing Director) has over 16 years’ experience of recruitment within the construction industry, having recruited for building and construction personnel, architects and civil construction personnel, in both the United Kingdom and Australia. She was previously employed as a Business Director with a global recruitment agency.

Casey Allen

Campaign & Recruitment Administration

After completing her qualification in Business Administration, Casey started honing her skills in the administrative and reception duties. Her positive attitude permits her to take on new challenges at work, which gives her the edge to efficiently perform her tasks. Casey loves a challenge and thrives meeting set KPIs, deadlines and targets. Her bubbly nature and outgoing personality gives life to the team. Having been trained in industries such as product promotion, real estate and insurance brokerage, Casey brings with her a well-rounded spirit that always has a hand to offer help.

Natalee Delamore

Client & Recruitment Services

Natalee has extensive experience, working within a high-end Customer Service, in both New Zealand and Australia for the last 10 years. Natalee has worked and performed in multiple areas within her roles and has been responsible for customer satisfaction, account management, training new employees, Logistics and Administration. Natalee brings an understanding of people and the passion to assist individuals with finding the best employment opportunities for them. Natalee is extremely disciplined in her own right and challenges herself daily, demonstrating a dedication and striving to assist the people she meets, her intentions are nothing but compassionate.

Nicolle Clout

Administration and Special Projects

Nicolle is responsible for corporate support, client and candidate after care and social media. She is a qualified Landscape Designer who has worked on large scale tender submissions and contract management within the construction and manufacturing industries. Nicolle initiates finances for the company where she arranges the business administration such quotes, costing, invoicing within time and budget. She also brings along experience within Tourism and Hospitality generating the ability to provide great customer service, client communication and relationships.

The Scribing Team

The Scribing team are familar with residing on panels and their knowledge adds value to projects. They have extensive experience working to many Commonwealth Government Departments and Agencies such as The Treasury, Defence, Employment, Agriculture and Water Resources, Veteran’s Affairs, Health, Finance, Infrastructure and Regional Development, Environment as well as Industry, Innovation and Science and IP Australia. The team has also enjoyed working for ACT Government in particular Health and Transport Canberra and City Services.

Management of all aspects of recruitment processes including one-off scribing work, up to SES level including to Deputy Secretary Level, through to Bulk Recruitment Rounds and Graduate Recruitment Campaigns

Orme Brettell

Orme has over 20 years of experience providing scribing services to a broad range of both APS and ACTPS clients across all staffing levels including SES. He has provided services for single recruitment, bulk recruitment and graduate recruitment activities as well as for tender evaluations, meetings, workshops and grievance interviews.

Orme’s experience also includes managing the sourcing and placement of temporary contractors for a Canberra based recruitment and personnel consulting firm between 1997 and 2004.

Prior to 1997 Orme had worked for several years in the APS in senior management and project leader roles with national responsibilities in the areas of HR management, graduate recruitment, facilities management and corporate & business planning.

Paulette Neilsen

Paulette has worked in and around the Australian Public Service for almost 30 years. One of the original participants in the government’s Youth Traineeship program, Paulette worked her way up in the Clerical Assistant stream with the Australian Bureau of Statistics before embarking on a career representing public servants as an Industrial Officer with the Community and Public Sector Union in Melbourne and later in Canberra for more than 10 years.

Paulette’s experience spans industrial democracy and other participative forms of employee engagement through to the introduction of decentralised agency based bargaining. On her return to the APS, Paulette worked with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection working in migration and temporary entry, detention services and the legal division. Paulette also served in the ACT Government working as a Senior Officer across a number of local agencies including Shared Services Procurement and the Office of Regulatory Services.

More recently Paulette worked with the Attorney General’s Department managing statutory appointment processes. Paulette has worked as a Scribe since 2016, undertaking graduate, specialist and SES assignments. With her extensive experience, clients can be certain Paulette understands what is required.

Kathy Sly

Prior to Scribing, Kathy worked for several public sector agencies, at the Senior Executive Service level with national responsibilities in the areas of, Strategic Human Resource Management, Recruitment and Graduate Programs, Performance Management, Learning and Development, Workplace Rehabilitation, Workforce Planning, Workplace Health and Safety and learning and development.

Kathy is very experienced as a Selection Committee member and providing scribing services to a broad range of both Commonwealth Public Sector and ACT Government clients across a wide range of staffing levels including at Senior Executive Service level. Her work has included significant amount of Scribing at the SES level including to Deputy Secretary Level.

With a current Security Clearance (NV1), Kathy has also been awarded three Commendations for her achievements and a Secretary’s Award for Excellence.

Melissa Hatch

Melissa worked for over 30 years in the Australian Public Service including six years at SES Band 1 level in the Department of Human Services. She managed Branches responsible for income support payments and programs for people with disability and their carers, job seekers, students and parents, and has extensive experience in the development and implementation of social policy initiatives.

Melissa has undertaken all aspects of Australian Public Service recruitment including development of selection criteria and job statements, membership and chairing of selection panels, scribing, preparation of selection reports, contacting referees, provision of feedback to candidates and approval of selection processes as the formal delegate. She has also undertaken tender processes to engage Government-contracted providers including development of Statements of Requirements, delivery of industry briefings, tender evaluations and contract management of successful providers.

Martin Holmes

During Martin’s public service career, he worked in the fields of scientific research, industry development, ministerial liaison, diplomatic representation, and national-level regulation.

He has been a member or chair of many selection panels for a wide range of positions across all levels of APS and private sector recruitment, from entry-level to SES and CEO. As a scribe, Martin brings to the selection panel an extensive knowledge of selection procedures and selection panel dynamics.

Martin can accurately and succinctly capture the applicants’ responses, and the deliberations and conclusions of the selection panel. Experienced in all aspects of the selection process, including shortlisting, interview scheduling, setting interview questions, scribing, and seeking referee reports. He is available as a scribe only, or also as a member of the selection panel.

Lyn Agnew

Lyn's last role was that of a Senior Executive Service Band 1 for Centrelink. Responsibilities included the direct management of a national HR portfolio as well as delivering on an Area Manager’s role within the NSW team.

Lyn's experience across the APS includes business planning, human resource development, service improvement, assessment of online written exercises, shortlisting particularly on large bulk and graduate recruitment campaigns.

Jennifer James

Jennifer has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in the Australian Public Service (APS). Her APS experience spans 25 years, interspersed with roles in the ACT government and community sectors.

While her career has focused on Human Resource Management, Jennifer’s broader experience across numerous policy and program areas has given her a unique insight into the skills, capabilities and attributes required of staff working in the APS in the 21st century. Jennifer’s knowledge and extensive experience leaves her well-placed to deliver a comprehensive range of high quality human resource services.

Jennifer understands that an organisation’s people, are their greatest asset. Jennifer’s friendly and engaging style endears her to colleagues and clients alike and she has a rare talent for quickly building rapport and building genuine connections with a diverse range of people.

Ross Small

Ross has had over 37 years’ experience in the public sector, much of that time was spent in senior management positions within two large service delivery agencies in the APS. His experience at the Regional Manager level involved the line management of large numbers of staff, interaction with clients at all levels and the management of complex people management issues. Ross was then a National HR Manager for many years in an APS agency with over 3,000 staff located throughout Australia and overseas, where he had the policy responsibilities for HR Management, Learning and Development and Workplace Health and Safety.

Jane Pelvin

Jane has over 10 years of experience providing scribing services to a broad range of both APS and ACTPS clients across all staffing levels. She has provided services for single, bulk and graduate recruitment processes and has conducted assessment centres for graduate recruitment programs. Jane also undertook a number of roles as a teacher. She worked as Acting Deputy Principal and Head of Senior School for two years and in that role her responsibilities included the management and recruitment of staff.

Yvonne Robinson

Yvonne has had over 30 years’ experience in the public sector, much of that time in senior management positions in a range of APS and ACTPS, in both policy and program management areas. She has extensive experience in policy development and implementation and in contract management. Throughout her public service career, Yvonne has had experience in all aspects of staff selection processes including the classification of new positions against employment profiles, developing duty statements and selection criteria and recruitment advertisements. She has conducted interviews as both the chair and as a member of selection committees. Her involvement in recruitment has included both single and multiple recruitment rounds related to a wide range of position levels.

Joanne Boxshall

Joanne’s experience includes roles in the State and Commonwealth public sectors managing the delivery of generalist and specialist Human Resource management and corporate support services. Joanne has provided scribing consulting services to a broad range of both Australian Public Service and ACT Public Service clients across all staffing levels, including SES. With over 12 years experience providing services in single recruitment, bulk recruitment and graduate recruitment activities, as well as for tender evaluations, meetings and workshops.

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