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Location: Leeds

Your chance to help shape a better society.

We are the UK's number one Executive Recruiter across public and not-for profit services, appointing to some of the most influential roles in the country. From multi-million pound government and health organisations to leading universities, startups and international charities, we help appoint over 250 CEOs, Chairs and Non-Execs every year. Continued growth means we are looking for influencers to join our research team, playing a vital role in finding and securing candidates.

Our work touches every household, every family and every individual in the UK. Whether that's those transforming communities and healthcare, policy makers, border protectors, regulators or fundraisers, the process begins with that first conversation. Finding the best match for these high profile roles is the challenge that makes every day different, every discussion stimulating and each appointment rewarding.

If you can build relationships, think around corners and are looking to make a greater contribution from your working life, we can't wait to hear from you.

What you will bring:

  • A track record of communicating effectively, particularly over the telephone, with a diverse range of individuals

  • The ability to think creatively to deliver positive outcomes

  • Able to assimilate and interpret data from a number of sources

  • A track record of using your judgement and influence to provide insight and inform decision making

  • Effective, concise written skills encompassing written reports and analysis

  • Project management capability across multiple projects; deadline management is key

    Why GatenbySanderson?:

  • You'll be joining a team of high achievers, working with colleagues of national repute in their fields.

  • Your professional development and career progression opportunity is pro-actively managed from day one, with our dedicated research career pathway programme.

  • If you have tenacity, courage and curiosity, we will welcome you to a dynamic, progressive and national business.

  • We're a values led, people business with a commitment to offering genuine flexibility in the way you can work

    We encourage applications from everyone. We're actively building diverse teams to reflect the society we shape.

    How To Apply
    To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

    Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

    GatenbySanderson has offices in Leeds, London & Birmingham. We support flexible working wherever possible. If you are unsure of where particular roles are located, please get in touch with us to find out how we can make working for us work for you.
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