Executive Search Consultant

Location: London - Holborn

Salary: £30,000 to £40,000

Sector: Executive Search

The company specialises in senior-level searches across technology and industrial markets. The search arm is small but they are part of a much larger group which includes an engineering recruitment agency, an engineering consultancy and a research and development team. Based in London and they are looking for experienced recruitment consultants or search consultants interested in joining their team.


  • Building and managing a permanent and/or interim consulting desk
  • Networking to identify new business opportunities
  • Formulating and managing international searches, specifically working on mid-career to senior level opportunities (Director through to C-suite) across a range of functions
  • Ensuring each assignment is delivered in time and to client expectation
  • Developing new business and managing key customer relationships
  • Regular communication with customers via all relevant methods (F2F meetings included)

Must Have:

  • At least 12+ months of recruitment experience (ideally, in automotive, transportation, industrial, heavy equipment, technology or life sciences)
  • Proven track record in both delivery and new business development
  • Ability to effectively communicate with C-level executives
  • Fluency in English (reading, writing and speaking)

Nice to Have: 

  • Knowledge and understanding of the retained search model
  • Fluency in any other language
  • Experience in performing international searches

What’s on offer and the USPS’s of the company:

  • Basic salary up to £40,000 for consultants (different package on offer for partners/directors)
  • No threshold commission scheme from 10% to 30%
  • Bonuses at the end of the year and Christmas
  • Bonuses for hitting billing targets
  • The average retainer is £40,000 but fees have exceeded and been capped at £120,000 before
  • Unrivalled OTE – bill £200,000 and you’ll take home around £90,000
  • Working and learning from experience search consultants who have a proven track record in their markets
  • Earn over £12,000 commission per placement
  • Pension plan up to 5%
  • Private healthcare
  • Autonomy to work from home
  • Paid international travel to meet with clients and partake in exhibitions/events

Get in touch directly with Jon Yau to hear more about this role – jon.yau@riterecruit.co.uk / +44 1277 635 912


This company offers the best-earning potential with there great commission and bonus scheme!

Executive Search Consultant

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