Meet The Team
Nick JenkinDirector/Owner, VIC
With a total of seventeen years experience, Nick specialises in recruiting executive sales and management professionals for market leading technology vendors, service providers, professional services firms and IT consultancies.
Nick began his career working for one of the UK’s leading independent sales recruitment companies before migrating to Melbourne in 2004 to join one of the world’s largest recruitment providers, managing their sales and marketing practice. After three successful years, Nick was headhunted to set up a new IT division for one of Australia’s leading financial services recruitment firms, where he met Richard Beattie. Nick and Richard decided to go out on their own and established Jenkin Beattie in December 2009. Areas of specialisation include roles in Cloud Computing, Mobility, ITO, BPO, Managed Services, Professional Services and Consulting.
Richard BeattieDirector/Owner, NSW
Richard has a total of eleven years recruitment experience in Australia, making the transition from a managed services sales background in the United Kingdom. After four successful years recruiting in the Melbourne market, Richard moved to Sydney in 2008 where he has further developed his extensive network of contacts within the IT industry.
Richard has recruited senior sales, management and IT technical professionals for many of the leading global and local IT companies. Areas of specialisation include roles in enterprise software (CRM, BI, ERP, CX, HCM), Middleware and Integration, e-commerce, Digital Marketing and Social Media.
Conor HickeyAssociate Director, VIC
Conor joined the Jenkin Beattie team in February 2013 to establish a new IT technical desk, having made the move from Dublin. He has a total of 13 years experience in recruitment and business to business sales where has successfully sold enterprise software, professional services and engineering products for some of the most recognised brands in the world.
With a passion for technology, Conor specialises in recruiting contract and permanent roles across presales, consulting and project/program delivery for IT vendors, systems integrators, consulting firms and end users (client side).
Chris IrwinAssociate Director, NSW
Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Jenkin Beattie team having recruited senior sales and IT technical roles for over 10 years in Australia and the UK.
Chris has primarily specialised in IT sales recruitment to include presales, business development, account management and sales leadership roles; recruiting for vendors, integrators and technology solutions providers. He also has extensive client-side experience recruiting IT technical roles in the commerce, banking and finance and IT sectors. Chris’s areas of specialisation: FinTech, Payments, Risk/Advisory, Security and Consulting.
Craig McGrigorConsultant - IT Sales (SaaS/Digital), VIC
After graduating from Cardiff University, Craig began his professional career working as an Account Manager for a leading UK IT managed services provider.
Craig left the UK to travel through Asia and Australia before joining Jenkin Beattie in 2015. Craig is responsible for sourcing top quality IT sales talent in the Australian market, predominantly focusing on SaaS roles in the Fintech, ad-tech, e-commerce and web analytics space. Typical roles: Business Development Managers, Account Managers, Channel Managers, Account Executives, Inside Sales Representatives and Sales Development Representatives.