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Senior Executive Search Consultant


Join the Shirley Parsons Team: Senior Executive Search Consultant

Based: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (head office), with hybrid working

Are you ready to take your career to new heights? Shirley Parsons, a global leader in Health & Safety, Quality, Sustainability, and Business Improvement, is on the lookout for a dynamic and experienced Executive Search professional to join the business and help us expand our Executive Search offering.


Who we are

Shirley Parsons is a market-leading and rapidly expanding consultancy, staffing, and search firm that specialises in the placement of Health & Safety, Quality, Sustainability, and Environmental professionals across European, North American, and APAC markets.

The Shirley Parsons culture encourages entrepreneurial endeavour, supports our employees’ life and career ambitions, and provides employees with the tools they need to unlock their highest potential. We are looking for individuals who strive to be the best version of themselves, who love to work in teams, and who will jump at every opportunity that comes their way. Join us on our exciting journey and become part of our UK business in this role.


The Opportunity

You will have a primary focus on Sustainability & ESG, and you'll be at the forefront of our executive talent solutions. From client engagement to project management, your role will be instrumental in delivering top-tier executive placements. We're seeking a professional with a deep understanding of the executive search industry, exceptional leadership skills, and a track record of success.

The Role:
A dynamic role requiring a multifaceted professional to spearhead key responsibilities. This includes building and maintaining robust client relationships, customising solutions to fulfill executive talent needs, and leading business development initiatives for growth opportunities. You will inspire a group of search consultants, researchers, and support staff, offering coaching, mentoring, and professional development.


The person: The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor's degree, is well networked within the c-suite, possesses extensive executive search and recruitment experience (ideally within sustainability and/or health & safety) with a successful track record, demonstrates strong leadership skills, exceptional communication, and interpersonal prowess, and has in-depth knowledge of industries and sectors related to executive search. The ability to thrive under pressure, meet deadlines, and exceed client expectations is a must for this challenging and rewarding opportunity.

Ready to embark on this exciting journey with us? Apply now by submitting your CV! Join Shirley Parsons in creating a world that's not just better but exceptional!