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Business Development/Researcher (Executive Search)

Job Title: Business Development/Researcher (Executive Search)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
REF: RC/10742
Contact Name: Ricolas Chan
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

A well-established multinational executive search firm is looking for a superb Business Development/Researcher to join their team.  To be successful in this role you will need to be naturally personable, detail-oriented, process driven and have the ability to hit the ground running in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

•    Resource live roles, following a full brief from a senior team member. Qualify candidates, and pitch the candidates to the relevant senior team member
•    Generate candidates through the management of applications, headhunting and selected methods of candidate attraction
•    Market mapping Executive and Director level professionals in the designated sector
•    Contact candidates with desired skills and discuss current searches that are running on behalf of the clients
•    Organise and conduct candidate screening calls and registration interviews
•    Maintain a strong relationship with the candidates, ensure their availability and activity in the market is kept up to date and tracked at all times
•    Assist with the interview preparation for candidates prior to them meeting a prospective employer
•    Identify market trends by speaking to candidates and share this knowledge with the wider team
•    Proactively manage relationships with all candidates.  Ensure regular contact with candidates by providing feedback and communication
•    Build a network and database of relevant candidate contacts
•    Add new Business Development contracts on the database


•    Degree holder who is keen to develop their skills both personally and professionally, ideally with experience in business development and research within the executive search/recruitment industry
•    Exceptional client service skills; ability to remain calm in pressured situations
•    Flexible and the ability to think on your feet and respond to last minute changes calmly
•    Ability to work under pressure and be a strong team player
•    A very high degree of literacy and excellent communication skills, on paper and over the telephone
•    Ability to handle multiple priorities while meeting deadlines and targets
•    Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to communicate confidently with both clients and all levels of staff within the business
•    Be punctual, reliable and capable of working independently as well as part of a busy team
•    Be enthusiastic and flexible to undertake a wide range of tasks, with an ability to think on their feet and provide solutions
•    Excellent command of both spoken and written English is essential.  Fluent Mandarin is an advantage
•    Confident yet friendly and warm personality
•    Solid experience of working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

For further details please contact Ricolas Chan at +852 2526 8116 or send us your details to

Job Code: RC/10742

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