OPENS 19th Mar 2019

Executive Recruitment Associate

Hobson Leavy




Human Resources




2 months ago

Applications Open

19th March 2019 10:00am

Applications Close

19th April 2019 5:00pm

Hobson Leavy is one of New Zealand's leading executive search firms. We are well regarded for appointing senior executives to many of New Zealand's organisations.  We are a growing professional and relationship-driven business. Based in modern offices in the Auckland CBD, we offer a flexible and fun team culture and one which encourages the development of our people.  Due to the growth of our business we are seeking a tertiary-qualified researcher to join our Auckland research team.

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The role 

You will lead research assignments involving desk based and telephone research to generate candidate longlists, which will be presented to the client.  This will be achieved through researching and identifying high calibre local, national and international senior executives. 

Previous experience in executive search is not required however you will have strong research and project management skills. You will work with our partners and other members of the consulting and research team.  You will receive training on a variety of research methods and tools used in Executive Search.  This is an intellectually challenging role where you will gain learnings around a diverse range of industry sectors and people leadership trends. 

Key skills

This is a challenging and stimulating role that requires:

  • An inquisitive, analytical mind and thirst for knowledge
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Confidence speaking to individuals at an executive level
  • Be highly organised and detail focused
  • Applicants ideally have a study background in Commerce, Law, HR, or a relevant field.
  • Excellent, clear and concise communications skills - professional diction required

You will be self-confident and self-motivated, have a professional, mature outlook and an interest in current affairs especially in the business sector. 

To submit your application please send your CV and Cover Letter to Lina Vanifatova:

Minimum Qualification Required

  • Bachelors Degree