Our People - Premiere People Divider

Our People

Our team of talented and hard-working individuals guarantee to provide the highest level of service for all our clients. Our team has a wide range of skills and experience, with each member bringing their own particular strength to the organisation.

"We really care about our people, so our employees undergo comprehensive training and have access to in-house training programmes for their continual development. This is why we have been accredited with the nationally recognised Investors in People award."


Investors in people


Key Contacts

Peter Gamble Operations Director

Peter GambleAfter joining Premiere People in 1994  Peter has gained over 20 years Recruitment Industry experience.

As Operations Director, Peter is responsible for overseeing  the successful management of major Public and Private Sector contracts throughout Northern Ireland.  Peter manages a large recruitment team of over 35 Account Managers who are conducting daily recruitment campaigns specialising in various industry sectors including Accountancy, IT, Utilities, Project management, Technical and Engineering, Health Service, Construction etc.  Peter is a Fellow of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

Claire Gourley MREC Cert RP Branch Manager – Lisburn

Claire GourleyClaire firmly believes honesty, integrity, accountability and fairness are the basic fundamental principles of their branch operation, and, of course, accepting responsibility for all endeavours.

Getting to know the members of her team, their opinions, and their point of views is crucial as she places great value on listening to people. Claire maintains that this approach is fundamental to build trust and confidence throughout the team.  She meticulously attempts to encourage personal development by advocating continuous education and practical training.
Claire is a professional and results driven recruiter with 20 years experience within high street, search and internal recruitment for an international private sector organisation. Specialties include: corporate client development, branch/ sector launch & turnaround (loss making to operating profit), strategic awareness, process development & management, people management and development, sales competencies, project & programme management, budget planning.

The success of their branch is shaped by the new employment landscape, agility, knowledge, commitment and a passion to exceed, client expectations are the characteristics which form their resource team.

Paul Smith FREC Industrial and Technical Contracts Manager

Paul SmithPaul has been working with Premiere People for 20 years and is currently the Contracts Manager for the Industrial and Technical Division. His remit covers Engineering, Manufacturing, IT, Supply Chain, Driving, Construction, Catering and Retail. He manages contracts for both multi-national, global organisations as well as local companies. He supports our account managers in all aspects of the recruitment process, as well as overseeing and ensuring we consistently meet agreed KPI's.

Paul is responsible for contracts that turnover up to £5 million per annum, both within the public and private sector. He regularly meets with clients, listens to their needs and comes up with plans on how we can improve service levels whilst saving our customers money. He has an innovative approach and focuses on the solution rather than the problem. Paul's knowledge and reputation within the Industry have ensured that we have managed to retain the majority of our customers over the past 15 - 20 years.