- £45000 - £80000 per annum + high OTE
My client, an executive search firm based in Central London, requires a Principal / Practice Lead to lead and develop their Aerospace/Defence practice.
You will have experience working in a retained search environment, working on roles on C-suite level in Aerospace or Defence with a European remit, as well as being dedicated to career in executive search. You will have the opportunity to build out your practice with one Consultant already working in this space.
Working within a candidate centric, retained assignment environment, this role is fundamentally key to the success of the wider Industrial practice. On a day to day basis you will continually develop an understanding the competitive landscape in which clients operate, pitch for and win retained mandates, grow your network in a focused and methodical fashion whilst guiding candidates through the interview process including offers and on-boarding.
You will be a motivated and confident self-starter who is keen to learn and progress to board level. You will have excellent academics, very good communication and organisational skills and have the ability to persuade and influence at the highest levels. You will be a high achiever, be self-confident and take ownership of your responsibilities.
In return, you will work with industry leaders in a global organisation that can provide you with a career path in executive search either as a consultant or career researcher, whether in the UK or abroad. You will work in state of the art offices and be well financially well rewarded for your efforts.