Our Team

Fed up with fast-talking? You’ll find us refreshingly different.

Our consultants are first-rate professionals who bring insight, experience and dedication to the Recruitment Works dynamic. We work hard to have a strong knowledge of all roles and to ensure that our service to you is professional and informative at all times.

Carmella Mckay

Managing Director

Carmella founded Recruitment Works out of a determination to build a recruitment business which
delivered a bespoke service centred on the needs of clients and candidates on the Isle of Man. Carmella’s eye for talent, passion for service excellence and potential have enabled her to build a team of recruitment consultants who share her passion and consistently deliver outstanding results. Carmella is extremely hands ­on within the business and shares the day-to-day management and strategic decision making with the team. Carmella shares the same enthusiasm for service excellence and alongside an integrity and an ethical approach to business, it has ensured Recruitment Works is one of the top independent recruitment consultancies in Isle of Man.

Jonathan Mooney

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Jonathan is a vibrant member of the team who is adept at identifying quality candidates. Jonathan has an excellent relationship with clients and candidates, born from his track record in finding the right people for the right roles. He has proven experience working with software houses, IT companies and financial organisations on the Island. He believes strongly in helping to move the island’s IT sector and industry towards its Vision2020. Jonathan provides practical advice and support to candidates and clients using his breadth of experience at Recruitment Works.
Jonathan is a strategic thinker who is known for his direct and pragmatic approach and is an outgoing and friendly member of the team.
He is passionate about all aspects of Recruitment Works and is committed to its future success.

Jo Dixon

Recruitment Consultant

After living in the UK Jo decided to come back to her roots and move back to the Island.
Industrious and committed in her approach, Jo provides practical advice and support to candidates and clients using her breadth of experience. She prides herself on her ability to build strong, lasting relationships and the insight she is able to offer through both her extensive recruitment experience. Jo is passionate about the client and candidate experience. With significant experience of managing people, Jo adds real value to the team. Jo says the best thing about her role is matching clients and candidates and seeing the relationship flourish.

Robert Pemberton

Managing Consultant

Rob brings a wealth of experience in recruitment, management, training and development. This has led Rob to become a Trusted Advisor and mentor to the team where he offers support, advice and guidance. Rob has a professional approach and is well respected throughout the Island. He regularly advises small, medium and large companies on recruitment drives, staffing strategies and solutions. Rob runs our successful business with all of the commitment, enthusiasm, dedication and energy you would expect …and then a bit more!

Cayla Agterhof

Recruitment Administrator

Cayla supports the consultants and often provides a first point of contact for candidates, she also assists candidates in their applications, interviews and general administration. Cayla is keen to learn as much as possible about the recruitment industry. Cayla has previous experience working in a fast­ paced marketing environment. Cayla enjoys interacting with people and making a positive contribution to their recruitment journey and provides a friendly first point of contact for candidates. She is reliable, motivated and highly organised and brings a positive and determined attitude to her work.


Buddy has been with Recruitment Works for 2 years, he works 2 days a week as our friendly office dog. His focus for the day is snoozing, eating snacks and playing ball with his work colleagues. He likes to spend his lunch hour having his belly tickled and taking a walk around the harbour. Buddy works closely with our candidates making sure they are greeted at the door and welcomes them in with a wagging tail.

Company Number:Registered in the IOM 128875c. Vat Number:GB004343327 Registered Address: 2nd Floor, 12-14 Ridgeway Street, Douglas, IM1 1EN
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