Executive & Retained Search

When it comes to senior, strategically important, difficult to fill or highly specialised roles the key to a successful placement is getting the best possible individual, not just someone who happens to be currently available – this is where our Search and selection Service becomes highly effective.

Our executive consultants have successfully partnered with some of the biggest names in the Scottish Insurance, Accountancy, Law, Financial Services and FMCG markets to deliver candidates that make a big impact on your business. To date, we have placed candidates in positions such as Chief Executive; COO; Finance Director; Partner; European HR Director; Head of Risk; Managing Director.

We form lasting relationships with our clients through excellent communication, diversity of thought and a fully supported recruitment process. Using advanced sourcing and marketing techniques, along with our considerable network of talented candidates, we are able to offer bespoke working solutions to deliver the best person for your business.

We work transparently; in complete collaboration with our clients from start to finish. We set realistic expectations and strive to over-deliver on every appointment. We get to know what makes your business run smoothly every day; what your goals are for strategic growth; where you see yourselves in your market. All of this fact gathering allows us to source and shortlist the best candidates for your business, focused on adding real value to your recruitment process.

Our process can be broken down into five steps:

  • Initial meeting – Getting to know your business and acquiring the brief
  • Sourcing suitable candidates – Utilising innovate attraction strategies and promoting your brand
  • Candidate selection – Using the brief to understand who best fits your business
  • Shortlisting – Putting only the very best and most exciting talent in front of you
  • Offers – Brokering the last stage in the process before successful placement

Executive and retained search is available to all our clients including start-ups, independent businesses and corporate organisations and allows us to operate in a true partnerships basis.


8th Floor,
180 Saint Vincent Street, G2 5SG
0141 353 1133

13 Atholl Place,
0131 357 5333

2nd Floor, Suite 4,
Marketgait Business Centre, DD1 1NJ
01382 768 700