Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific.

GAP Resource Management and Living Recruitment offering a personalised service without compromising on the quality of service delivered.

We seek to align our values with the clients we partner with and believe our values set us apart from our competitors.

We listen

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

We discuss

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

We develop

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

We resource

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

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

Reach - Our Network threads throughout the World. Our ability to find the best, has a much larger back yard than you may anticipate.

Temporary Recruitment

Contract and Temporary Placement: the right person for the right job - talk to us about your needs.  

Scribing and Recruitment Campaigns

Scribing and Recruitment Campaigns designed around your needs. 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.

Resumè & CV Development

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

ACT Government IRE

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

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..

Partnered With

An 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.

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

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, with well over 35 years 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'.

Offering value for money to its clients through a diverse range of industries and sectors. 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

GAP Resource Management, combined with Living Recruitment, is a professional recruitment business targeting "Niche Markets". We have established a successful track record in recruiting at the management and mid-tier level with a ‘relevant’ approach to sourcing candidates. We offer expertise in Recruitment and Selection process.

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.

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.

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.

With extensive experience providing scribing and recruitment related services, we have the expertise to assist you.

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.

Headquartered in Canberra we offer a national service with Scribes located in every Capital City and throughout many regional centres.

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.

Our Service includes the development and design of assessment activities, coordination and facilitation of assessment centres; psychometric and cognitive testing.

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).

Inquiries can be directed to:

Alternatively to speak with a member of the Team call (02) 6239 3044 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.

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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.

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

Managing Director Clinton Recruitment

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.

Lily Bardsley

Recruitment & Marketing

Lily combines her passion for sport and consulting within the Office, Business and Recruitment space. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science/Management at the University of Canberra. Through her studies she brings to the team a knowledge of leadership in management, sports science, health, consultation, marketing and business development. Lily is currently part of an elite sporting environment with the ACT Meteors and Melbourne Stars programs and has demonstrated the ability to work under pressure within a team and individually.

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.

Expertise includes:

  • Extensive people and project management experience
  • Highly developed communication, negotiation and liaison skills
  • 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
  • Internal Audit, Risk Management and Compliance
  • Design and assessment of written activities
  • Planning and coordination of assessment centres
  • Psychometric and Cognitive Testing
  • Security Cleared Personnel

  • Some of our Scribes and their experience are :

    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 souring 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.

    Alison Muggleton

    Alison has spent 13 years working as a HR and EEO manager and practitioner for both APS and ACTPS. Alison’s background as a HR generalist is complemented b her extensive experience in the provision of high-level writing and secretariat services, higher education, not-for-profit and corporate clients.

    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.

    Lyn Agnew

    Lyn 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 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.

    Amanda Murray-Pearce

    Amanda has 20 years public sector experience in both service delivery and policy departments. The last 10 plus year experience in internal audit and risk management. Her previous experience in secretariat and auditing roles, as well as, extensive experience establishing and managing teams with various APS Departments, has allowed her to successfully transfer her skills into recruitment support. Since beginning her scribing career, she has provided services for single recruitment and bulk rounds

    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.

    Kathy Sly

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

    Dorothy Cross

    Dorothy had a lengthy public service career, including roles in corporate, policy and program development. She has provided scribing services for individual, bulk and graduate recruitment activities as well as minute taking to a broad range of clients in the Australian Public Service, ACT Government and NSW local Government.

    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.

    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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