Connek is a specialist telecommunications & information technology company that provides an array of professional services to a number of large Australian and New Zealand companies. We call upon the skills and experience of our hand selected teams on large scale national telecommunications & information technology projects. Connek has offices in both Melbourne and Sydney, and also has the capabilities to operate on a national basis if required. Our diverse experience ensures that we are able to ramp up quickly for any project where there is a need for skilled resource at short notice.
From an operational perspective, Connek has established robust systems and processes that can be adapted to a client’s needs in order to optimise service delivery and efficiency. These strategies have been built from the ground up by our Non-Executive Director, Brent Barnes, who has extensive experience in Operations, Program and Project Management, and as a Company Director. Brent’s strong leadership experience ensures that Connek’s operations team run at maximum efficiency with very little room for error. This also means that our business model can be modified quickly and tailored specifically to accommodate for multiple clients that may have varied delivery KPI’s. Connek is a company that truly partners with clients in order to achieve a common goal, we hold regular meetings with our clients and will make the necessary operational changes throughout the duration of the project to achieve this common goal.
Our business development and resource management strategy is handled by the Managing Director, Matthew Huddle. Matt has 10 years of experience within the telecommunications & information technology resourcing industry, and has been a Company Director for 5 years now. Throughout his career, Matt has built a resource pool that is second to none and is capable of building skilled project teams with little notice. Matt is well known within the telecommunications industry and currently owns and hosts the largest NBN group on LinkedIn called NBN Australia that now has over 12,500 members. Feel free to connect to this group to be kept up to date with the latest information on the NBN project.
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Matt is the Co-founder of Connek Pty Ltd and heads up the Melbourne office. His chief responsibility is Connek’s business development and long-term growth strategy. Matt brings technical depth and some sharp thinking to the business, drawn from over ten years of both recruitment services and sales in the telecommunications and Information Technology sectors across Australia, New Zealand, & the South Pacific.
Matt sees Connek‘s future growing beyond NBN services and into front line project consultation and professional services across both wireless and fixed line networks. Matt is a strong believer that a companies success is directly the result of hiring the best people in the industry, and that’s why Matt’s extensive recruitment experience and market knowledge ensures that Connek is fed with a talent pool that is second to none.
Brent has an equity stake in Connek Pty Ltd and contributes as a Non-Executive Director of the company. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and will focus on Governance, managing business growth in a scalable way and ensuring long term plans are aligned with short to medium term business achievement. His Executive career started in Program/Project Management which progressed to various Operations, Sales and General Management P&L roles within the Defence and Medical Device sectors.
Finally he believes Connek’s success will be based on hiring the right people, setting up robust processes and systems to protect our people, and establishing long term partnerships across various telecommunication disciplines.
Karly joins the Connek team with an extensive background in recruitment and business development. She spent the last five years working in a Senior recruitment position with Hudson, a leading provider of specialised, professional recruitment, contract professionals and talent management services worldwide.
Karly’s previous roles have seen her supporting a number of global companies through key growth periods, while managing multiple accounts. She is results focussed and her strength lies in the ability to form positive business relationships.
Karly is passionate about service delivery and strives for a faultless client and contractor experience. She prides herself on providing the highest level of service and commitment to her clients.