Every business needs strength at the top if it is to succeed. Even in a thriving marketplace, a company without synergy and balance at board level can become distracted and misdirected, and can start losing competitive advantage. That’s why it is so important to ensure executives are selected carefully and conscientiously. This is the job of the executive recruiter.
Being at board level themselves, the executive recruiter will be fully appraised of talent pipeline requirements, and will have a strategic handle on potential vacancies six to twelve months in advance of the requirement. Whenever there is expansion, diversification or restructuring, for example, it’s almost inevitable that new executives with the relevant skills will need to be drafted in. The executive recruiter will be responsible for ensuring a smoother transition over the potentially bumpy road ahead by selecting, interviewing and securing the talents of relevant board-level employees.
The executive recruiter has specific demands that can be difficult to find. It is often required that you have executive-level experience yourself to better understand the needs of the director and senior manager. At the same time, there will clearly need to be some experience in recruiting and HR to a senior level. Since it’s quite uncommon for these two qualities to be present in the same person, there will always be scope for a talented candidate to take an important step up the career ladder into executive recruitment.
Executive talent pipelines are all about quality, not quantity, so an executive recruiter will need to be part salesperson, selling the benefits of working for the company to ambitious executives with value to the industry. This could involve entertainment outside of office hours and possibly trips abroad if the company is casting its net widely. You will need to have a talent for identifying good executives and honestly assessing their suitability once contact has been made.
Cast UK has been in the executive recruitment industry long enough to understand the subtle and specific needs of the HR sector. Our own consultants are all experienced in the sectors they serve, but we give excellent training to make sure they fully understand the demands of the positions being advertised.
We have bases in Manchester, Birmingham and London and every day we are recruiting for positions from Cornwall to the Orkney Islands, such are the relationships we have built with our clients. In fact, many companies now come direct to Cast UK when they have a need for a managerial or executive in human resources in the pipeline.
Call us today on 0161 825 0825 whether you’re seeking to be an executive recruiter, or are looking for one.
Aldershot is a town that has grown up around the British army. It was a small village surrounded by barely useable land until the Crimean War, when a military base was located there. Within a few years the population had exploded from less than a thousand to around 16,000, which is about half its current population. It is known as the home of the British Army, and several regiments are based there.
The Hampshire town is located about 30 miles (50 km) south west of the centre of London, 7 miles (12 km) west of Guildford and 16 miles (26 km) south east of Reading. It is at the centre of a large conurbation that takes in Farnborough, Farnham, Fleet and Camberley, and together the population is close to a quarter of a million. Immediately to the north of Aldershot is Farnborough, home of one of the UK’s most important air shows, which is both a trade fair for military and civilian aircraft and a public spectacle.
While Aldershot is dominated culturally and, to some extent, geographically by the barracks, there is a static population living in the town and its adjacent neighbours, and there is a diverse range of industry in the area. Logistics and Supply chain professionals looking for Executive Recruiter work should therefore find rich pickings in Aldershot. It’s well connected to the transport network, with the M3 passing to its north and a comprehensive rails service. And failing that, you might be able to hitch-hike on a tank.
With decades of experience in the fields between us, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy. Our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary. If you’re looking for more information on the Executive Recruiter positions available in Aldershot or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer.
Cast UK are constantly working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are devoted to filling each position with the best talent possible.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Aldershot or source a new job in Aldershot then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Cast UK are partnered with a leading retail business to recruit an E-commerce Trading Merchandiser to join their head office team based in Greater Manchester.
£30000.00 - £35000 per annum + + various benefits
Our client, a market leading retail business based in the North West, is looking to appoint an International Branch Merchandiser due to growth in 2019.
Up to £34000.00 per annum
Cast UK are supporting our client, who is a leading logistics business, in their recruitment process of a Warehouse Development Department Manager , based in Northampton.
£35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Cast UK are working with one of the UK's fastest growing retailers to appoint several Merchandisers and Senior Merchandisers due to business growth.
Bunzl Catering Supplies, part of the Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division, is the leading distributor of disposables, packaging and hygiene solutions to the hospitality and catering sectors in the UK.
Our client is leading the way in their field, they are a large national organisation who are looking to add a Distribution Shift Manager to their nights operation 21:00 - 07:00.
Up to £17500.00 per annum + benefits including staff discount
Our client, a leading fashion retailer based in Greater Manchester, is looking to appoint a Merchandising Assistant to join their close-knit and lively head office team.
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Our client, who is a growing Manufacturer, are looking to recruit an experienced Logistics Manager to join the team in Yorkshire.
Up to £100000.00 per annum
Our client, who is a leading FTSE 100 business, is looking to recruit an experienced Board Level Operations Director.