Senior Associate, Executive Search

0-2 years
a month ago
Job Description

Position Purpose

Working closely with Partners and Associates in our Technology Practice on site in either Bangalore or New Delhi, the primary focus of the Senior Associate is to:

  • Successfully execute search assignments brought into the firm by a Partner.
  • Project manage and play a critical role in the entire search execution process from candidate development to client management.
  • Have deep market and/or functional knowledge and be valued as an expert in their industry and/or functional area.
  • Assist in business development by providing superior client service, supplying leads to Partners on potential new business, and enhancing current client relationships.

Key Responsibilities

  • Search Execution - take responsibility for successful execution of assignments, work with clients and candidates to understand the parameters of the search assignments. Execute the development of the position specification and search strategy, and execute search assignments to ensure thorough research and sourcing, identification of best-in-class candidates, comprehensive interviews, high-quality confidential reports, and thorough reference checks.
  • Account Management & Candidate Management - conduct progress meetings with clients independently, manage candidates through the entire process, and manage communication between client and candidate including negotiation of compensation with candidate on behalf of client.
  • Knowledge Management - stay abreast of best practice use of all internal systems, and take a proactive approach to information sharing and knowledge management

Knowledge & Skills

  • Proven industry experience and exposure to one or more of the industries which comprise the specialty concentrations of the firm practice.
  • Superb search execution skills and a demonstrated ability to manage the search process.
  • Strong organisational ability including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience liaising with senior corporate executives in a professional, courteous and efficient manner.




search execution
organisational ability
Job Source:

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. We work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people.Our 10,000 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions:Organizational StrategyAssessment and SuccessionTalent AcquisitionLeadership DevelopmentTotal Rewards

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