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Executive Search & Selection

Our Executive Search and Selection Division provides a range of Search, Selection and Talent Attraction solutions for your business needs.

We recruit Permanent or Interim Executives and we use an approach to the market that will fit with with your business short and long term strategies.  Through understanding the finer details of your company and your requirements and researching specified markets - we identify, attract, assess and engage with individuals who, not only meet your requirements but also align with your values and vision for the future.

Our local offices are managed by business leaders with deep roots in industry and have great insight into the constant changes that affect your business. We have a track record of great success in attracting the best talent from all over the globe for our Clients, we attract leaders who are in tune with your ethos and organisational culture.

Establish search parameters:

  • Analyse what challenges are unique to your organisation and your requirements
  • Determine skill sets, knowledge and abilities, offering insight and fresh perspectives on how you can think about your needs; when appropriate, offer industry insight and present alternative ideas for how to recruit a role
  • Develop a customized position and candidate specification, detailing the company, the role, responsibilities, goals and key challenges of the position as well as the experience, qualifications and competencies required for success
  • Determine your priorities that will help shape the search process

Determine search strategy:

  • Conduct targeted research into companies and sectors to find those with relevant skill-sets and qualifications, supplementing our extensive knowledge of and relationships with board directors and senior executives across industries and functions
  • Develop a long list of prospects best qualified for the role, with the goal of providing real options for clients to consider
  • Talk with third-party contacts to identify and qualify prospects; core to our approach, this preliminary referencing work makes for more productive long-list discussions

Attract and evaluate candidates:

  • Approach potential candidates to test their interest in the role, drawing on our insights about candidate interests and aspirations to persuade strong prospects to consider new opportunities
  • Conduct rigorous competency-based interviews with candidates based on the proven skills, knowledge, abilities and aptitudes outlined in the position specification
  • Develop a short list of candidates with the qualifications and interest in the position

Present most qualified candidates for client interviews:

  • Present the most qualified candidates based on in-depth written analysis and appraisal against the specification
  • Drawing on informal external views on each candidate to confirm and enhance our knowledge of the candidate’s achievements and track record, provide meaningful insight into past performance and reputation
  • Perform in-depth executive capabilities assessment leveraging proprietary Executive Intelligence evaluation methodology in high-stakes finalist selection situations
  • Verify each candidate’s academic qualifications

Complete the search:

  • After the client has selected its preferred candidate, conduct thorough background checks and referencing to further assess competencies, strengths and weaknesses, and to provide external views of the individual
  • Assist in negotiations over compensation and other terms to help finalise the search
  • Communicate regularly with client and placement during transition
  • Conduct client satisfaction survey to improve service and refine approach
  • Periodically follow up with client and candidate once search is closed, checking in on the placement’s fit with the organization and the progress of the transition