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SEARCH

Our International Search Consultants have worked with some of the leading organisations in their industries to build their board and senior leadership teams, while also attracting the most skilled hires and middle management profiles to help their organisations grow.

We work in partnership with our clients and consult at each stage of the process using our market expertise and evidence-based results to ensure our clients get the outcome they need.

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Our International Search Consultants and Researchers are some of the best in the industry and follow a proven CHI Search Methodology on all assignments to ensure a consistent and guaranteed outcome every time.

We provide an unbiased, evidence-based perspective to candidate selection by following our prescribed ‘CHI Assessment and Selection Strategy’.

The key features of the Search process

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  • Comprehensive brief taken at kick off
  • Candidate attraction pack
  • Weekly update meetings with a presentation of search progress
  • Presentation of top-scoring candidates as your shortlist
  • Coordination of client interviews
  • Constructive feedback provided to all shortlisted candidates
  • Offer management

The Search Methodology

1. Establish Search Priorities

  • Conduct briefing meeting
  • Role analysis to understand requirements again assessment and selection criteria
  • Developing position and candidate specification
  • Create candidate briefing document
2. Determine Search Strategy

  • Identify and agree target companies
  • Agree off-limit companies and candidates
  • Determine confidentiality
  • Conduct market and talent research
  • Develop staged approach strategy
3. Attract & Evaluate

  • Engage social networks and professional forums
  • Engage proprietary database search
  • Seek referrals from research and industry sources
  • Map target market
  • Conduct market approach
  • Qualify and pre-screen prospects
  • Present candidate briefing document to candidates
  • Conduct competency-based interview based on proven skills, knowledge, abilities and aptitude
  • Select final shortlist based on role analysis factors
4. Candidate Presentation

  • Develop written analysis and appraisal against specification per candidate
  • Leverage psychometric assessment tools as required
  • Present shortlist and accompanying supporting documentation
  • Feedback provided to any candidates not progressed to client interview
  • Schedule client interviews
5. Assignment Conclusion

  • Extend offer and assist as an honest broker in negotiations
  • Reference checking
  • Onboarding and relocation support
  • Successful close
  • Conduct client satisfaction survey to improve and refine service
  • Ongoing routine checks to ensure placement fit within organisation

Psychometric Assessment

Our team is also affiliated and trained to administer, interpret, assess and deliver feedback on a range of personality assessments, accredited by the British Psychological Society.

The assessment is built around one integrated model based on a rich understanding of personal motives, talents, competency potential and preferred culture. In addition, our consultants are qualified to advise, facilitate and feedback on the psychometric assessment to best suit your organisation.

EXPLORE OUR SOLUTIONS

THE SENIOR TEAM

Connect with our experts to discuss search solutions.

Damien Davies

Damien Davies

International Search Consultant

About Damien

Damien is a Senior Consultant within our Life Sciences division. Damien focuses on senior and skilled hires globally with a focus on commercial data, analytics and IOT within the life sciences vertical encompassing consultancies, CRO’s, pharma and medical devices.

With over 6 years of experience, Damien has a track record of delivering niche profiles on a global basis for SME’s through to large multinationals. He has an extensive network of life science professionals across Europe, Northern America, Southern America and Asia. Recent successful campaigns include Director of Connected Devices, Supply Chain Director Northern Europe, VP of Sales EMEA, Managing Consultant Real World Evidence & Global Director, Strategic Management.

Specialisms:

Global headhunting, executive search, talent acquisition.

Contact Damien

t: +44 (0) 151 541 7286

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Scott Hannabuss

Scott Hannabuss

Principal Consultant

About Scott

Scott is a Principal Consultant within the Packaging division and focuses on senior, commercial and skilled hires globally. Key industries in which Scott operates includes manufacturing, packaging and plastics.

Highly experienced in delivering specific and hard to find profiles for multinational clients globally, Scott has an extensive global network of industry professionals. Recent successful campaigns include the placement of Packaging Sales Directors, Supply Chain Directors, International Sales Managers, Product Managers and Key Account Managers.

Specialisms:

International Executive Search, Retained Assignments, Expatriate Hiring and Global Mobility, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Operational & Industrial Attraction Support, Talent Consulting and Career Guidance

Contact Scott

t: +44 (0) 151 541 7283


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Luke Robbins-Wells

Luke Robbins-Wells

Chief Executive Officer

About Luke

Luke Robbins-Wells is the Chief Executive Officer of Chad Harrison International. With over a decade’s worth of senior leadership experience in the executive search and management consulting sectors, Luke is perfectly placed to provide valuable, consultative and above all, honest advice on talent acquisition.

Luke specialises in all areas of heavy industry talent acquisition and has placed technical specialists, senior leaders and C-Suite candidates into global organisations, SMEs and family-owned companies.

Specialisms:

Global headhunting, executive search, built environment talent acquisition.

Contact Luke

t: +44 (0) 151 541 7281


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Callum Taylor

Callum Taylor

Managing Consultant

About Callum

Callum is the Head of the Built Environment division and focuses on senior, technical and skilled hires globally. Key industries in which Callum operates include manufacturing, building materials, cement, industrial minerals and aggregates.

Highly experienced in delivering specific and hard to find profiles for multinational clients in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, Callum has an extensive global network of industry professionals. Recent successful campaigns include the placement within Built Environment of Operations Director – Asia Pacific, Group Head of Mining & Geology, Project Engineering Director & Technical Director – Northern Europe roles.

Specialisms:

International Executive Search, Retained Assignments, Expatriate Hiring and Global Mobility, Project Hires, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Operational & Industrial Attraction Support, Project Management, Talent Consulting and Career Guidance.

Contact Callum

t: +44 (0) 151 541 7282


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