John Dimech
General Manager

John joined VacancyCentre in January 2016 after having spent over 30 years in the hospitality/tourism industry and more recently 5 years in recruitment. John has an excellent track record in management and always strived to exceed targets. John is responsible mainly for the general management in respect of the recruitment business and managing a team of recruiters and support staff, as well as assisting candidates in their next career move and delivering the best talent to clients.

  • Has travelled around the world on business and leisure trips, visiting Australia, Korea, China, Florida, Alaska and several European countries and the excitement of travelling has not worn off yet, despite the hassle at airports nowadays due to security.
  • Enjoys reading thrillers mostly of Jeffrey Archer, John Grisham and Michael Connelly
  • Played basketball locally and internationally with local and national teams and coached various basketball teams up to mid-90s. Played tennis until a few years ago and still plays basketball with friends weekly to this day.
  • John would not venture in doing anything unless he finds it fulfilling
Sarah Miceli
Team Leader

Sarah joined VacancyCentre in 2013. She is mainly responsible for providing ongoing recruitment assistance to both employers and career seekers alike. She loves connecting with interesting new people and others around her, which makes her passionate about what she does within her role in recruitment. Sarah strives to identify unique skills and talents that she can use to bring out the best in people, and uses this to communicate new ideas and concepts as effectively as possible.

  • Sarah loves to travel and doesn’t categorise between short and long trips, if there’s an opportunity to explore and take a few snap shots, she’s there!
  • Always the summer girl, she has always loved the beach which always gives a sense of peace and calm.
  • A quote Sarah has always gone by is “Never know what to expect”
  • She believes in making the best out of every situation, hence loving the challenges that come along with learning new things and always tries to see the brighter side.
Simon Pace
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Simon joined VacancyCentre in 2018 following 6 years of recruitment experience assisting employers and candidates within technology and financial roles. His expertise and versatility within a range of skills gives him the advantage to assist candidates and employers on a number of different vacancies. Simon is internally responsible for the Financial Services, Investments and Banking sectors.

  • Loves to travel and experience different cultures
  • Enjoys playing football, going for a run and watching mystery/thriller movies
  • Favourite quote: “The greater the struggle, the more glorious the triumph”
Cheryl Vassallo
Recruitment Consultant

Cheryl joined CSB Group in the beginning of 2014 as a Front Office Administrator and has moved on to VacancyCentre as Recruitment Consultant. Cheryl brings her background in administration and training to the table and grew to be passionate about HR and hence taking this on as a career path. Cheryl is mainly responsible for providing efficient first line Recruitment and HR support both via telephone and email whilst pre-screening and identifying suitable candidates for positions being handled by the Recruitment Consultants.

  • She truly enjoys helping people in any way possible and thinks laughter is the great healer in life, and a great way to turn things around when things aren’t going perfectly.
  • Cheryl enjoys reading, photography and daydreaming about her next travel adventure which usually involves something to do with jumping out of a plane or off a mountaintop.
  • Her favorite quote which she lives life by is: ‘Your behaviour is everything you say and do. The secret of success is to start thinking about the choices you have. Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up’
Francesca Buhagiar
Recruitment Consultant

Francesca joined VacancyCentre in August 2015 and is mainly responsible for providing ongoing recruitment assistance to various clients and candidates, specializing within the Legal, Compliance & Gaming Sector. Francesca graduated with a Bachelor degree in Psychology and is passionate about organizational psychology. She believes that she can put the skills she acquired in psychology to good use, by analysing candidate’s personalities and attributes and matching them to a job suitable to them.

  • She loves being around people and is at ease with young and old alike.
  • She is a keen listener and is always ready to give a helping hand to family and friends in need.
  • Francesca has a passion for singing. In fact she currently trains in classical voice. She also forms parts of the Manuel Theatre Youth Opera. Being a part of this group, has helped Francesca to learn how to work in a team, which she believes is essential for achieving outstanding results.
  • She has a positive personality and always tries to see the bright side of life.
  • Her motto is “Believe to achieve ”.
Mafalda Duarte
Recruitment Consultant

Mafalda joined VacancyCentre in March 2018 as a Recruitment Consultant specialising in Financial Services. With a Masters in Forensic Science and Legal Medicine, Mafalda brings a knowledge of working in team and explore different personalities. Although she is still in the beginning of her recruitment life, she is passionate about connecting with new people which is what makes our recruitment role interesting and fun.

  • Mafalda enjoys spending time with people and she is always ready to give a helping hand to everyone given her positive character.
  • She is a travel addict, for her it is imperative to have a few trips planned for the year and enjoys exploring different cities, tasting great cuisine and exploring diverse cultures.
  • Family and friends are very important in Mafalda’s life and she ensures she spends enough time making memories with all.
  • Her hobbies include painting, arts, dancing, photography, blogging, travel and gym.
  • Her favourite quote of life is: ‘Everything happens for a reason.’
Hind El Mostafi
Recruitment Consultant

Hind joined VacancyCentre in 2018 as a Recruitment Consultant. After gaining significant experience in management and training in a finance company, she decided to take on a new challenge in order to develop her passion for Human Resources.

  • She enjoys traveling and meet up new people around the world, she spent almost her free time planning new travel.
  • She loves read psychology books, paint, cook and to organize party with her friends
  • She is every time ready for new challenges and to learn new things, her favorite quote is: “Everyone can teach you something!”
Oana-Alexandra Dumitru
Recruitment Consultant

Oana-Alexandra relocated to Malta from Romania in November 2017, bringing her background from Real Estate, Banking and Sales. She has experience working in the financial sector with multinational corporations, being responsible for a variety of roles within the Portuguese and Brazilian markets.


She has always been interested in human relationships and with strong communication skills, she is trying to bridge the gap between being a stranger and being a friend. Team orientated and with the belief that people who work happy together are creating a perfect environment for new improvement ideas to come. Has a strong desire to overcome challenges and most of the time prefers to think outside the box in order to find the best solution.

  • Passionate about foreign languages, love to travel and connect with different cultures. Currently speaks 3 foreign languages and travelled around Europe, Egypt and Turkey.
  • Always looking forward to my next holiday in Romania, to reconnect with my family and friends.
  • Amongst her hobbies are dancing, abstract painting, making collages, going to theater and art exhibitions.
  • A quote Oana has always gone by: “Some people believe in miracles, I believe in people”.