SOAS University of London

Human Resources

Recruitment and Operations Team

The Recruitment and Operations Team Office is located in room FB12 of the Faber Building.  The Office is open for drop-ins and general enquiries Monday to Friday between:

10.30am to 12.30pm 

and

2.30pm to 4.30pm

If you would like to visit us outside of these times, please email hr-operations@soas.ac.uk to make an appointment.


The Recruitment and Operations Team provides operational HR services to staff and managers across the school including:
  • specialist recruitment service
  • contracts of employments and variations of contracts
  • obtaining certificiate of sponsorships and overseeing right to work checks
  • administering promotions,  rewards and probation processes
  • processing leavers


General Enquiries

For general enquiries relating to recruitment, fractional contracts and HR operations, please email the following inboxes:

If you have specific queries, then please contact one of the team as follows:

For staff and managers in Faculty of Arts & Humanities; Professional Services; IFCELS; Language Centre

Gaya Murugathas, Recruitment & Operations Assistant
ext 4520, gm44@soas.ac.uk

Julia Ama, Recruitment & Operations Administrator 
ext: 4136, ja74@soas.ac.uk

Anam Akhtar, Recruitment & Operations Officer
ext: 4126, aa180@soas.ac.uk

For staff and managers in Faculty of Law & Social Sciences; Faculty of Languages & Cultures; Distance Learning; Facilities Management (Estates & Services)

Maria Mitchell, Recruitment & Operations Assistant
ext: 4360, mm143@soas.ac.uk

Taiwo Ogunjimi, Recruitment & Operations Administrator
ext: 4129, to14@soas.ac.uk

Jessie Suganthy, Recruitment & Operations Officer
ext: 4468, js119@soas.ac.uk