Meet the Apply Team

Apply People act as an extension of your brand into the technology market. We are a thoughtfully assembled team of technology recruitment experts each with our own strengths and carefully curated networks to broaden your search parameters. Our people embody our company values (collaboration, accountability and responsibility) and are the very reason we maintain our 5* reputation and retain our valued customers. Meet the senior team below.
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Rob Riley
Managing Director and Owner

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Rob has over 20 years’ recruitment experience in technology recruitment, providing retained, interim, contract and permanent solutions. Rob has a proven background in technology, transformation and executive recruitment in multi sector SME and big 4 companies.

Rob founded Apply Recruitment to continue to utilise his extensive experience across technology and change, whilst creating a customer centric and high touch approach. He has a proven record building high performing recruitment teams with strong core values that underpin Apply’s commitment to delivering a professional and dedicated service to our customers. Rob is still very much hands-on in identifying and supporting our customer base.

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Robin Kirby
Managing Consultant

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Robin is a proven technical recruitment consultant with over 12 years’ experience delivering predominantly in the systems engineering space.

Robin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience across many industries and technologies, most notably the Microsoft Development Stack, and has a strong network across these sectors.

Robin’s greatest strength is his ability to listen to his client’s needs for the role at hand, the culture, environment and expectations for change and impact from the person hired. One of his most notable campaigns was for ASOS, delivering on a project of 20+ headcount software & automation testers.

Nikki Koller Apply Recruitment

Nikki Koller
Client Services Manager

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Nikki has over 13 years’ experience delivering talent within technology and digital transformation. Nikki began in the .Net Development market, including working with what was then “DRL”. Nikki went on to expand her experience in to managing a range of technology recruitment accounts and projects and now runs our major account's function.

Nikki’s most notable recruitment campaigns include the build of the Williams & Glyn technology team for RBS which delivered talent across Architecture, Test, Programme, PMO and Change; the end to end hiring of Bet365’s remote development team, as well as currently managing the Data Science & Analytics recruitment piece for PWC.

Nikki is CIPD Level 5 qualified and has experience recruiting at all levels, including the facilitating of assessment centres.