Why us

With ambitious plans for significant growth, our client needed to ensure that they had a strong executive team. They needed to hire a new Finance Director to help drive the business forward and required an experienced professional who could fit in a varied, proactive and analytics-driven role.

At a glance: our client

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Talent search

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Business size

Mid cap

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Target Country


What we achieved for them

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50% cost saving

£10,000 less than a traditional recruitment agency fee

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6 working weeks

to successfully fill role and find future talent

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Full understanding of the market

ensuring the client was confident they had made a best-in-class hire from the local talent pool

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Finding an individual with the right experience

The successful candidate needed experience of a fast-paced, acquisitive PE-backed environment, ideally from a service background. They also needed to be comfortable with an entrepreneurial culture.

The role commanded a six-figure package.

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Mapping the market to find candidates both in and out of the job market

Our initial remit was to map the local market for suitably qualified individuals. We were able to identify 53 people that fitted our client’s requirements.

We produced a thorough mapping report which provided details of each of these individuals and, following a review of this information, our client asked us to approach 43 of the identified profiles.

Following an engagement phase, nine close-fit CVs were generated and all of these progressed to the first stage of a two-stage interview process. The client was able to make a successful hire, confident that they had met with the best available talent in the local market.

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