About Ancora Recruitment

Ancora Recruitment is a family-run agency led by Father and Managing Director Ian Hope and son Industrial Consultant Brad Hope.

Experts in providing recruitment solutions, Ian and Brad have connected with many local clients within their industries and have already supported 100’s of local people in finding employment.

They have established themselves as a true ‘solution provider’, achieved by comprehensively handling the needs of their clients from vacancy through to appointment.

They support their candidates with training to help upskill them for new positions and their passion, drive and determination has gained them an excellent reputation locally for what they do best – RECRUITMENT

Ian Hope

Ian Hope -Managing Director

Ian had the vision to launch Ancora Recruitment and the drive behind him to make his business a success.


A specialist in the Driving sector, Ian has over 35 years’ experience in recruiting candidates to work within the industrial and transport industry. Over the years, Ian has supplied 1000’s of drivers nationally and built a rapport with a vast network of clients to gain their confidence and trust.

Brad Hope

Brad Hope – Operations

Brad is our industrial specialist with over two years’ experience recruiting candidates within his sector. A graduate in English Language and Linguistics, Brad specialised in studying the way people converse. Because of this Brad has a great ability to understand people, the way they talk and their mannerisms. He uses these skills to help profile match candidates to their ideal position. With great attention to detail on the requirements of both candidates and clients.

Sarah Sprintall

Sarah Sprintall – Payroll Administrator

Sarah keeps our office in order and moves things along. She has a ‘can do’ attitude to life and whatever the challenge, Sarah will manage it well and ensure everything runs smoothly on a day-to-day basis. Sarah has worked for recruitment firms for many years and has a great understanding of the ethos of our industry. She is a graduate of Psychology whereby she focused heavily on statistics and problem solving, this has given her a highly analytical mindset which makes her well-equipped for any task she faces.

Customer Service

We provide a friendly and professional service to all our candidates and clients.  We love what we do, and will work with you through every step of the recruitment process to make it run smoothly.

Flexible and Adaptable

We provide Temporary and Permanent positions including shift work to fit around you, your home life and other commitments.

Search and Selection

We don’t believe that ‘One Job Fits All’ and to make sure we continue to offer the very best service we can, we invite all our candidates and clients to meet with one of our consultants first hand to discuss their wants and needs.

Track Record

We have a local reputation for delivering a first-class recruitment service and over 35 years’ experience of recruiting for the Driving and Industrial Sector.

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