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Holly North

Holly North

Ops Manager/EA

holly.north@orbisconsultants.com 0203 854 0024
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Having worked in the Recruitment Industry for 10 years, I have experience in HR, Compliance and Office Management. I’ve been lucky enough to qualify for some fantastic incentives and have had some amazing experiences during that time!  

I’ve been working at Orbis since August 2017, as Executive Assistant/Ops Manager. I am responsible for all things related to keeping the office, sales team and Directors operating smoothly. 

I currently live in Essex with my partner and in my spare time, you’ll find me out with friends enjoying a nice dinner, or drinks! 

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