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Executive Search Researcher – Leadership Recruitment
The Accenture Leadership Recruitment practice is an in-house executive search function that identifies,
cultivates and attracts senior leadership talent to support the growth of Accenture’s businesses globally.
The Executive Search Researcher plays a key support role within this team, assisting Accenture’s Executive
Search Consultants in the identification of senior talent for critical leadership roles across the European region.
The Executive Search Researcher will be responsible for driving strategic research needs for both the immediate
and future search requirements across the business.
This role will focus on the European Markets working within our well-established team.
Key responsibilities include:
Conduct confidential research and talent identification assignments to identify best-in-class leadership talent for Accenture
Produce value adding market & competitor intelligence reports for hiring sponsors to influence targeted talent strategies
Proactively build talent pools of senior executives to understand the competitive landscape and Accenture value proposition in their space
Discover and exploit effective and sustainable talent channels to meet current and future leadership hiring needs
Provide world class candidate experience to candidates/prospects and be the ambassador/custodian of Accenture’s Talent brand
Managing multiple projects in parallel whilst ensuring that deadlines are achieved
Supporting the creation of presentations to showcase research findings as well as providing input at senior stakeholder meetings.
Recruitment Design and Strategies
Track and obtain documentation, data, and forms to support process and compliance requirements.
Communicate process, data and forms status to candidates and stakeholders as required.
Convey information clearly, accurately and convincingly. Listen to and understand needs of others.
Demonstrate concern for meeting changing customer needs, meet requirements in a manner that provides customer satisfaction and customer delight. Interact with clients and candidates.
Use appropriate tools and problem solving techniques to work with ambiguity, and pre-empt or resolve problems.
3-5 years of Recruiting experience
Prior experience in External Executive Search or Agency recruitment is preferred
Strong relationship building skills with senior candidates and internal stakeholders
Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion, working within a large, complex global business
Ability to establish trust and act as a trusted advisor to business leaders and recruitment managers
Previous experience working with globally distributed teams is preferred
Strong understanding of the European professional services, Technology or Digital markets
Professional Skill Requirements:
Passion for recruitment and the ways it can transform organizations
Strong research skills and ability to think creatively to uncover the strongest candidate profiles
Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) at the C-suite level
Excellent project management skills
An inquisitive mindset with a thirst for knowledge
Strong organizational and time-management skills
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