Swift Recruitment
Swiftly Placing Legendary Staff

About Us

Ensuring a team of talented, dynamic and highly skilled internal recruitment consultants is an ongoing company vision.  With this vision in mind, we recently strengthened our Team with a Payroll and HR Specialist, and Technical Recruitment Specialist. 

We would like to introduce you to our Team of Experts to live up to our mission: “ Swiftly placing legendary staff 

Our Team

Illana Ross

Illana Ross

Title HR & Payroll Specialist

Position (Senior Recruitment Consultant) Former Sage Recruitment Consultant.

About Recruitment Specialist in Payroll and HR– Sage VIP, Sage 300 People and other payroll software. Illana joined Swift Recruitment on the 1 st of November 2020 after the closure of Sage Recruitment. She has solid 21 years payroll and HR recruitment experience. She started as a Payroll Consultant at Sage VIP and joined the anew Sage Recruitment Team in 2003. Illana is an absolute specialist in Payroll and HR. Through her working experience as a Payroll and Recruitment consultant at Sage, she has built and maintained solid relationships with clients and candidates. Illana has a huge network and database of quality Payroll and HR candidates. Her network boasts talented and experienced SAGE Consultants, Payroll Managers, HR Managers and Payroll Administrators all over the country. Illana will stive to continue the Sage Recruitment services for Permanent Payroll, Temp/Contractors and Payroll Assessment services.

Anja Pretorius

Anja Pretorius

Title Owner, Senior Recruitment and New Business Consultant

Position Recruitment Specialist in Finance, Admin, Retail, HR, Management and General positions

About Owner and Senior Recruitment Consultant, Anja Pretorius is the face of our company. She would love to meet you to discuss your staffing needs. Anja has 18 years solid recruitment experience. Ten years of her experience was with SAGE VIP, where she built relationships and a solid network of quality candidates. Her network boasts with some of the best Finance, HR , Retail , Management and General skilled candidates in the country. She is a true networker and will find you experienced and skilled candidate through her networking and head-hunting skills. Anja will have the perfect candidate top of mind!

Anco Pretorius

Anco Pretorius

Title Recruitment Specialist in Development, Technical

Position (Recruitment Consultant, Technical Specialist) Former Sage Technical Consultant

About Our new addition, Anco Pretorius has a Technical background stretching over 20 years with solid Development and Technical working experience. This enables him to give a true rating match and understand your specification, thus introducing you to quality candidates to suit your needs. Anco has Business Analysis, Software Development and Technical Specialist experience and was a Software Developer at Sage from 2005 to 2009, and Team Lead in the IOT space with Vodacom Business from 2009 to 2020. He rubbed shoulders with some of the best ‘Techies’ and Dev fundi’s and has in-depth knowledge and understanding of amongst others C#, VisualBasic.NET, SQL Server (T-SQL, Views, Stored procedures, Archiving), Python, Arduino, Thingworx IOT Platform, Networking, Windows Servers and Workstations, IIS, Web Applications, SOAP Web Services, RESTFul Services, Micro Services, Windows Services, JSON, XML, AI, ML, Asset Management, Fleet Management and Tracking, Electronic Sensors design (PCB), Soldering, Crystal Reports, Bizlink Server, MQTT, RabbitMQ and MSMQ making him a heavy-weight in assessing candidates in the Technical and Software Development field. You can rest assured that Anco will be able to find you the perfect fit for your Technical positions.



 •  We have a strong team of talented and skilled Senior Recruitment consultants to give personal attention to every position.

•  Our fees are very competitive with a guarantee.

•  Candidates are screened through interviews and background checks (References, credit and criminal checks). Payroll Assessments on request.

•  We provide temp and contract staff. This is a cost-effective way of coping with seasonal work peaks, holidays and sickness, without the administrative hassles. 

•  We assure you of our dedicated professional attention and co-operation in selecting the best-qualified, most suitable candidates.