A personal approach to recruiting the best person for the job


Owner – Manager

About Us

Foord Consulting t/a Foord Recruitment was established in January 2004, specializing in the placement of permanent staff across a very broad range of positions, primarily in KwaZulu Natal.

Jo Foord, who is the Owner – Manager, boasts extensive experience in the recruitment industry: In an internal Human Resources capacity for a large corporate and as a Recruitment Consultant and Trainer with a large National South African Recruitment Agency.

Services Include

  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Detailed Employment Reference Checking
  • Credit, Criminal and Educational Checks
  • Fully prepared comprehensive cv’s


The value proposition afforded by this business fosters a highly personal approach to recruiting the best person for the job. This includes the Owner-Manager taking a personal interest in each and every job specification received and a commitment to cusomizing the recruitment process to the needs of the client.


Never before has the need to partner with an experienced recruitment company been so evident as we face an increasingly talent short global market.

Foord Recruitment offers a consultative and personal approach to managing your recruitment needs.

Our success is evident in the amount of long term relationships we have built with both clients and candidates.


Our loyal clients range from smme’s to global corporate companies. As a generalist recruitment consultancy, we are not restricted to recruiting for a specific range of job types – this is exceptionaly broad. The job types we have typically recruited for in the past include:  Office Support & Administration, Secretarial, Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Shipping, HR, IT, Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Procurement & Retail across all industry types and sectors.

Traditionally we specialize in permanent placements but will assist with contract placements from time to time.


In order to offer our clients, the best choice of prospective employees in the market, we have five strategic alliances in place to assist in the placement of staff.

In addition we are associated with a Registered Psychologist, operating as a private HR Consultant (sole proprietor of Talent Optimization) who can assist with psychological assessment for recruitment purposes.

Foord Recruitment networks with entrepreneurial firms thereby promoting SMME development.


Foord Recruitment operates as a CC and is a 100% female owned business. Foord Recruitment for the purposes of B-BBEE has been verified as an Exempted Micro Enterprise, has a B-BBEE status of a “Level 4 Contributor” and has a B-BBEE procurement recognition level of 100%.

Jo Foord

Managing Member

Jo has a 3 year HR Diploma & Training/Development Certificate and over 20 years specialist recruitment experience. Over and above recruitment, Jo has 8 years HR / Training experience within corporate industry. Jo is a certified Biometrics Officer and is involved in all aspects of the business.

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand and appreciate the importance of maintaining the highest standards of confidentiality and integrity in carrying out our services. We believe that our success lies in the amount of repeat business we derive from the same clients and to this end, we are committed to building long – term strategic relationships with our clients and candidates.

How do I sign up with your agency?
Please email your CV to jo@foordrecruitment.co.za and we will liaise on email.
What industries do you specialize in?
We are a generalist recruitment company and do not specialize in any specific industry
Do you do permanent and/or temporary placements?
We specialize in permanent placements. We are not a Labour Broker and therefore cannot run a payroll required for temp staff. However we do place contract staff whereby the client/company pays the temp directly.
Do you only do local placements?
Although we are based in Kloof we operate within the KZN region.


By emailing your CV you confirm that:


  1. We may retain your personal information in our database for future matching.
  2. We may contact you when suitable opportunities arise.
  3. The information you have provided to us is true, correct and up to date.
  4. If you do not wish us to retain your details, please advise us and your CV will be deleted from our records

Stay in touch!

20 Ukosi Road Kloof, Durban
Cell:  082 770 6672


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