Retained Executive Search2016-12-20T18:17:18+00:00



A complete recruitment exercise based on the preparation of a recruitment specification, identification and contact with potential candidates through research in target companies, detailed assessment / short listing and securing chosen candidates.


1. Understanding our client’s requirements by:

* Developing a thorough knowledge of the client: history, products, and work environment, operating style, culture, values and future plans.

* Obtaining a clear understanding of the position to be filled: overall responsibility, key tasks, performance measurement, short and medium term goals, most challenging aspects and career prospects.

* Producing a clear profile of the individual required to fill the post: essential knowledge and experience, desirable skills, personal qualities, remuneration and benefits package.

2. Generation of candidates by

* Identifying target organisations to source candidates.

* Approaching candidates and creating interest in the company and job.

3. Assessment, Selection and Short listing by:

* Carrying out in depth interviews to assess suitability and validate previous experience and achievements. Profiling and probing to identify likely strengths, weaknesses and personal characteristics.

* Presenting the opportunity in the most positive way possible and providing the client with detailed candidate assessments.

4. Securing chosen candidates by:

* Assisting the candidate and client to agree terms.


1. A comprehensive and professional approach with minimum intrusion on client management time.

2. A choice of well-qualified and committed candidates in a short time-scale.

3. Proactive generation of candidates when only limited sources exist.

4. A cost effective recruitment process, with confidentiality maintained.

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