Senior Associate

  • Executive Search for C-suite & Leadership Roles
  • Advise, Consult & Lead Talent Acquisition Projects
  • Entrepreneurial Professional Services Firm

A client facing role, this is an opportunity to build your consulting career in executive search and talent management.

Underwood Executive is an award winning executive search firm and is the only South Australian owned consultancy to be accredited with global membership with the AESC (Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants). A ‘relationship first’ philosophy and dedication to building ongoing relationships where clients and candidates are informed and communicated with on a regular basis, has enable our success where clients voted us Executive Recruiter of the Year.

Working in partnership with CEO’s, Directors and executive leadership teams, you will be responsible for scoping new projects, taking assignment briefs, providing strategic talent solutions and recruiting executive talent. Working across a range of disciplines and industries including sourcing executives, leadership and hard to fill roles across energy, mining, infrastructure, consumer, defense, space, wine and government, you will develop strong corporate knowledge and relationships. Your project delivery skills will involve sourcing and researching, interviewing, assessing and providing recommendations on talent suitability and fit for executive level positions.  Building relationships with clients and talent is an essential part of the role including managing expectations, timeframes and outcomes.

A natural influencer, you will have strong intuition with the ability to read people. Confident in making assessments and recommendations, you will provide solutions and be a direct communicator. A strong corporate networker with exposure to a range of industries and experiences, we are seeking an experienced professional in management consulting, HR or talent acquisition, who has the flexibility to source and recruit across a range of generalist executive roles.  Working with people day in day out, this is can be an emotional career that involves resilience, persistence, discipline and control. Your ability to develop client relationships, grow networks and assist in identifying and converting opportunities is essential, as is your understanding and passion for a career in consulting. An outcome focused high achiever; you will need to demonstrate your entrepreneurial spirit, an appetite for success and the ability to make sound decisions. 

Join our professional consulting team, where you will be given the autonomy, processes and systems to run your own assignments. A niche owner-led business means you will have high exposure, significant responsibility and candid transparency. This is an opportunity to drive your own career, to positively impact on individual career decisions and contribute to business success through introducing executive talent to your client base.

Both part-time and full-time employment options will be considered.

Applications should be forwarded to the attention of Nicole Underwood in Word format. Confidential telephone enquiries are welcome to Nicole on 0409 149 419.

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