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Research Associate - Executive Search

  • Mayfair, Central London (W1)
  • Healthcare and Bonus

Executive Search Consultant

My client is looking for an experienced Executive Search Consultant to join their team.


The company specialise in the appointment of Chairmen, NEDs, CEOs, and CFOs and - because these skills are transferable - they cover all sectors. Their clients range from Britain's biggest and best-known companies to much smaller organisations with turnovers of £50m+. The typical clients are FTSE 100 multinationals, mid-cap businesses, private equity firms and their portfolio companies.

The Role:

With access to clients right away the Consultants are key to my client's success because their outstanding research allows the firm to deliver high-quality results to their clients.


The research team typically work directly with clients at the most senior level. From week one you will be involved in client meetings. You will handle broad-based research across multiple sectors. Your work will involve building knowledge of businesses of all shapes, sizes and cultures; understanding distinct organisations and their structures, in order to support the client's needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Working in a team with the partners and consultants on assignments - from pitch and briefing to interviewing and report-writing
  • Attending and participating in client pitches, briefings and shortlist meetings
  • Building an understanding of the brief and challenging the brief as appropriate. You will need to think creatively to ensure that the company deliver the right solution, working across sector and as part of a team to identify potential candidates
  • Desk research, using the most appropriate resources, including external databases as well as the internal database
  • Participating in interviews


Requirements:

  • Minimum of a 2.1 from a top tier university
  • First class communication skills - both written and oral
  • Capable of handling complexity and multiple assignments at different stages of execution
  • Analytical. Able to synthesise and distil relevant information quickly and accurately

Training and Development:
They offer an exciting and unique opportunity for all members of the team to contribute to the shaping and growing of the company. They operate in a transparent environment in which everyone has a voice, and the chance to make it heard. You will learn a lot from experienced colleagues and undergo training in-house.


Key details

Location: Central London
Start date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent

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