Executive Search Consultant

Becoming an Executive Search Consultant with Capita Veredus:

As a member of Veredus, you will take responsibility for the high quality, cost effective and timely operational delivery of multiple assignments and income generation related activities. You will be a key member of the team, leading and driving the achievement of agreed revenue targets, and make active contributions to the success of the business as a whole.

As an Executive Search Consultant, you will ensure the highest levels of business development and delivery across the sector as a whole, delivering exceptional standards of executive recruitment (either interim, search and selection or assessment and development), maintained through exceptional customer service.

What you will do:

  • As a Consultant, contribute to Veredus’ priorities and the overall business plan

  • Cross-sell Veredus products and services when the opportunity is presented

  • Develop and maintain candidate networks

  • Facilitate positive interactions across business units, regions and core businesses, including interim, executive search and selection and business psychology

  • Provide management information, support and contribute to knowledge sharing across the business, including ensuring the compliance of databases

  • Draft high quality proposals, tenders and presentations for agreements and participate in pitches

  • Plan projects and timetables and implement these across a number of assignments at any one time, identifying, flagging up, managing and mitigating risks to ensure smooth delivery

  • Act as a Veredus point of contact for clients and candidates and other key contracts, including other parts of the business and external agencies and suppliers, handling queries, attending meetings as required, referring and escalating complaints appropriately

  • Participate in briefing, designing and drafting of assignment documents, including advertising copy, candidate information, search sifts and interview reports for approval

  • Edit and proof-read documents to required quality standards and ensure that house-style is used consistently

  • Deliver and support all stages of the assignment as allocated, including search, sifting, preliminary interviews and reports, taking references, participating in assessment centres and final panels and providing feedback to candidates at all stages of the process

Your experience will include:

  • Experience of working as part of a team in a busy recruitment environment, with a focus on work in the recruitment industry in the relevant sector with areputable organisation

  • Experience of delivering assignments for senior level roles or working closely with senior managers in a professional capacity

  • Research using a variety of desk-based and telephone sources

  • Evidence of managing multiple projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders to meet tight deadlines

  • Experience and the ability to speak and write in a clear, persuasive manner to influence and build credibility with people at all levels of seniority, both internally and externally

  • Experience of interpreting, analysing and evaluating information to reach robust judgements and demonstrate reasoning to support conclusions

About Veredus:

Nobody takes recruitment more seriously than Veredus.  Our team of specialists are, simply, the best people out there. Trustworthy, compassionate, intelligent, hard-working, experienced and dedicated. With a track record spanning some 20 years and a pedigree borne out of one of the largest professional services firms in the world, Veredus' reputation is unrivalled in the search and selection of senior executives within the public sector.

Projects are not passed from pillar to post. Senior consultants don’t hand over the heavy lifting to junior researchers and take a long lunch. We’re here, working hard, and improving all the time going out of our way, owning jobs rather than sharing and providing an excellent candidate experience.

What we do:

  • Executive Search: with a national and global capability, deep-rooted local networks and industry knowledge, we make organisations better by delivering candidates that make a real difference.

  • Interim Management: across the public and private sector, we bring new ideas, fresh talent and superbly qualified candidates, candidates that want personal and professional growth to fit organisations that want results.

  • Assessment and Development: across the public and private sectors, we support leadership recruitment and current leadership assessment. We help identify future leaders for organisation, share development opportunities and build relationships for the longer-term.

What’s in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration – with colleagues, customers and clients – is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day’s holiday (rising to 27), a discretionary bonus, matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You’ll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential – whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next:

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now on Changeboard.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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