Vanessa joined the Ensure team back in 2015 bringing a number of years of recruitment experience within the Financial Services sector. As an insurance specialist, Vanessa enjoys working as a trusted recruitment partner. She has built strong client and candidate relationships, which means she has comprehensive understanding of the New Zealand insurance market and can act as a true consultant to her customers.
Vanessa recruits across all insurance sectors – General, Life, Health and Travel, mid to senior level permanent positions with a strong focus in claims. In addition, Vanessa also recruits temporary, contract positions and genuinely loves what she does!
“Engaging, Committed, Professional, Authentic and Fun.
Looking for a role can be daunting at the best of times and even more so when you are having to do all your meetings and interviews virtually, working with Vanessa in securing this role was one of the best experiences I have had with a recruiter. Vanessa helped dig deep into my memory to better articulate experiences and skills and to clearly identify exactly what I saw myself doing or wanted to do as my next career move. Vanessa helped me shed insecurities about myself after being on the hunt for so long for the perfect role and have the confidence to go after what I wanted. She is a straight shooter, skilled interviewer and genuinely 100% an authentic individual. Thank you, I have my perfect role.”
“Very positive experience, I would highly recommend Vanessa.
I cannot thank Vanessa from Ensure enough for helping me find the perfect job! Vanessa is genuinely passionate, friendly, caring and professional. The support and guidance I received throughout the process has been second to none. She checked in before and after all of my interviews which meant I was always fully prepped and feeling confident. I would highly recommend Vanessa for anyone looking for a role; you really couldn’t be in better hands.”
“An absolute star.
Vanessa is fantastic to work with. She is responsive, timely, and she communicates really well, with regular feedback and updates. She is a pleasure to work with, and is an incredible help.”
"Vanessa was amazing and was really helpful throughout and diligently followed up in every stage right from the beginning and also after the role was secured. Really happy that she approached me on LinkedIn. I will definitely recommend her to everyone I know who's looking for Job."
"Approachable, understands our needs, and always kept me in the loop. Fantastic to work with. Thanks Vanessa!"
"Vanessa managed to find us a great candidate in a very difficult market, there were not many candidates to choose from but thankfully she found us a goodie! She is easy to deal with, very responsive."
"Best recruiter I have come across, Vanessa helped through out the journey for my new role."
"Vanessa was great from the start, she listens to what you find important in a company and position. She made sure to keep me informed every step of the way."
"Vanessa was absolutely amazing throughout the whole experience. She kept me informed and stayed in contact during the process. She was very friendly and efficient and I am so happy and thankful for a great outcome. I would recommend her and definitely use her in the future if I ever needed it. Thanks Vanessa 😊"
"Vanessa is very hands-on. She made sure that I got the role that is best suited for me. She is very helpful with the interview process and efficient with providing updates."
"I had been approached by Ensure previously regarding new opportunities but it had never been the right time. They happened to message me when I was starting to be open to new roles and I wish I had responded sooner. Their process was amazing and I found Vanessa to be very professional and friendly."
"Vanessa is amazing, she should definitely get the recruiter of the year award. She’s always so attentive and went above and beyond - even replying to my queries on her holiday. She’s so supportive and helpful I’ve already recommended her to a few of my friends who are job hunting at the moment."
"Vanessa was awesome to deal with. She was very professional with how she handled everything from start to finish. She was very efficient and effective on ensuring a smooth transition, was very helpful with interview tips and the whole process was fast, simple and easy to follow through. I would love to deal with Vanessa again as she was also sincere and caring which made me feel comfortable and less nervous. I would recommend her to all my colleagues who are searching for employment. Thank you so much Vanessa. You are a legend!! My apologies for the delay as I have just arrived from overseas and caught a flu bug. Have a great week :)"
"Vanessa has a very warm personality and is highly professional yet compassionate and friendly. She has been very helpful throughout the process and very approachable and easy to get hold of."
"Vanessa was an absolute delight. She made the process seem less stressful. Vanessa seemed to genuinely care and provided guidance when needed."
"Vanessa was awesome. Helpful, communicative and positive, she was fantastic throughout the whole process.
"From the moment she first contacted me about a potential position, Vanessa went over and above to help me find and start a new job smoothly. I advised certain working concerns and desired conditions and age very quickly found something that fit me perfectly! There were a few technical hiccups and she was consistent in communicating and efficient in pushing to resolve them quickly."
"Vanessa is very easy dealing with. She holds your hand throughout the whole process and mentors you. She is honest."
"I want to thank Vanessa for her outstanding and very professional service. I will definitely recommend her to my colleagues. She is one who goes above and beyond with all things she does to bring it to success!"
"Vanessa is always great to deal with. Appreciate her doing all the leg work so I don’t have to. Has been extremely helpful to me over the years."