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Executive Search

What types of Executive Search services do you offer?

We offer various Executive Search solutions to meet the needs and budgets of our clients. These include traditional Retained Search for single permanent and/or interim appointments; Chief, Director, Specialist, project-based search for scaling or building leadership for Projects, Change or Transformation requirements and finally Team Search which is useful for business that are required to scale at pace.

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What should I expect during the Executive Search process?
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The process can in some cases take several months to complete or could move very quickly so ensure you communicate the timelines you are working to and prepare to offer some flexibility. You can expect to receive clear and constructive feedback throughout the process and prepare to be open and transparent about all aspects of your career or personal life/attributes that are important. You can expect to be supported and provided with lots of insight and advice at every stage. You can expect regular phone calls, video and face to face meetings both with your Search Consultant and various client contacts. You may be asked to be available outside of core working hours, travel anywhere in the UK or Globally to attend key meetings/interviews. You should also be prepared to put in the time needed to prepare for every interview stage. Sometimes this will include presentations and/or meetings with Psychometric profilers and/or Behavioural Psychologists. Throughout the entire process we will ensure you are supported at every stage and will be available and accessible outside of core working hours.

How can I be considered for an Executive Search position?
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We encourage you to contact us directly initially for an informal discussion. If happy we would register your profile on our website and provide you with some helpful advice to maximize your visibility to the wider market. We actively search for top talent in various sectors and may have something to discuss immediately or could reach out to you directly if your profile aligns with an open position in the future.

How do I get started?

For more information about our recruitment opportunities, visit us at careers.wearedisrupt.co.uk. If you need help or advice regarding you career, feel free to reach us at recruitment@wearedisrupt.co.uk

Alternatively, you can contact us on +44118 3042 855

What are your fees?
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Our fees vary depending on the scope of the search, client type (Seed start up, series funded, VC/PE Backed, SME, National, Global, Not for Profit/Charity etc) and the level of the position. We offer transparent and competitive fixed price and % margin fee structures/pricing (Typically 20% to 30%) and payments that can be structured to meet the needs of your business.

What's your typical search process?
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Our process starts with gathering the information we require. This includes understanding your company culture, strategy, vision, purpose, needs, and desired candidate profile. We need to understand what is great, good and not so good about your business. Where you can improve and what you do great. We want to know how you support and develop your people and the aspects of your business that will appeal and attract world class talent to want to join you. We will want to get to know you and everything about the opportunity we will present to potential hires. We then employ a combination of research methodologies, networking, innovative search technologies and targeted outreach to identify and contact potential candidates. We then spend time getting to understand them before presenting the opportunity to attract and engage their interest. Through subsequent meetings and calls we then build a rapport and understanding to enable us to assess all potential candidates before moving to a shortlist of suitably qualified individuals. We then present these back to you with some commentary usually in person or virtually with a view to setting up initial discussions/meetings/interviews. We manage the process from inception to offer, start date and beyond ensuring you have the right information you need at every stage of the process.

What industries do you specialise in?
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We have expertise in various industries, including technology, finance, healthcare, energy, retail, and more. We can tailor our approach to your specific sector and its unique challenges.

What types of Executive Search services do you offer?
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B-Corp
Recruitment Agency
Project Recruitment

We offer various Executive Search solutions to meet the needs and budgets of our clients. These include traditional Retained Search for single permanent and/or interim appointments; Chief, Director, Specialist, project-based search for scaling or building leadership for Projects, Change or Transformation requirements and finally Team Search which is useful for business that are required to scale at pace.

What's the difference between Executive Search and Headhunting?
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Typically Recruitment forms the broader and most common classification around hiring talent and is typically associated with low to senior level contingency hiring; paying for the service only once a suitable applicant is hired and starts. Headhunting is the term used for proactively mapping, selecting and approaching potential talent in a way that engages and appeals to their interest and opens them up to further conversations. Executive Search is the holistic term that incorporates a full workflow of systems, technology, expertise, networks and information to provide a highly powerful, targeted and professional service and talent experience that is reflective of the hiring business, it's people, culture , values and purpose. Executive Search will also involve a contractual appointment of a professional Search business and the relevant partner/consultant who is best placed to source and deliver on the job or role brief. Typically this is managed exclusively and through a retained structure where you pay for the services you require up front.

Why use Executive Search?
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Executive Search is best used where a business needs a specialist and professional service that will guarantee the delivery of a suitable hire for the position required. It is often used where a business critical hire is needed usually at a senior leadership or board level. It can be used to embed an operationally efficient and highly professional process that reduces commercial downtime of your existing leadership or can be used to keep a particular senior leadership hire confidential.

Some organisations will also move to Search where the traditional contingent recruitment methods have failed to produce a suitable candidate, however this is not recommended as often candidates can be put off by a poor inefficient process. Typically you would use an Executive Search campaign where the position is both a senior leadership role and would be classified as a 'business critical' hire from a technical, specialist or experience perspective. Equally it can be used where you wish to attract talent that sits outside of your traditional industry networks or specialisms.

What is Executive Search Recruitment?
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Executive Search focuses on finding and placing executive/senior leadership in key positions (up to Board level) usually with a growth, change or transformation agenda. It requires a tailored and professional approach across a very specific network of relevant talent. Search incorporates an in-depth, targeted approach utilising specialist and innovative technologies and expertise to source and engage talent that can deliver on the strategic objectives and needs of the business. Executive Search will usually incorporate some form of Psychometric or behavioural psychologist assessment within the process or prior to an offer.

How can I stay updated on the latest trends and opportunities in PMR and PBSA?
Property Management
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By partnering with DiSRUPT Recruitment, you'll gain access to industry insights, trend analyses, and the latest opportunities in both sectors. We are dedicated to keeping our clients and candidates informed and ahead of the curve.

What makes DiSRUPT Recruitment's approach to PMR and PBSA unique?
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Our commitment to ethical practices, coupled with our deep industry expertise, sets us apart. We focus on more than just recruitment; we aim to make a positive impact on sustainability, mental health, and inclusivity, ensuring a holistic approach to talent acquisition in PMR and PBSA.

I'm an employer. How can DiSRUPT's RPO services benefit my PMR or PBSA recruitment needs?
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Our Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) services offer a comprehensive recruitment solution tailored to your needs. We streamline the hiring process, allowing you to focus on core operations while we handle talent acquisition intricacies, ensuring efficient and effective results.

How does DiSRUPT Recruitment promote sustainability and inclusivity within the PMR and PBSA sectors?
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DiSRUPT is a proud holder of the Planet Mark certification and B Corp status. We prioritise sustainability, mental health, and inclusivity in our recruitment practices. Additionally, through our partnerships and affiliations, we advocate for ethical and sustainable practices within the PMR and PBSA sectors.

Are there growth opportunities in PMR and PBSA sectors?
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es, both sectors are experiencing significant growth. With the evolving dynamics of real estate and the increasing demand for specialized student housing, there are ample opportunities for career advancement and diversification.

How does DiSRUPT Recruitment ensure the best match for PMR and PBSA roles?
Property Management
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PBSA Recruitment

At DiSRUPT, we leverage our deep industry knowledge, expansive network, and a tailored recruitment approach to understand the unique needs of both employers and job seekers. This ensures that we match the right candidates to the right roles in the PMR and PBSA sectors.

Why should I consider a role in PMR or PBSA?
Property Management
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PBSA Recruitment

The PMR and PBSA sectors are growing rapidly, driven by the increasing demand for quality property management services and innovative student accommodations. Roles in these sectors offer exciting opportunities for career growth, exposure to cutting-edge developments, and the chance to make a tangible impact.

How does PBSA differ from other types of student accommodations?
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PBSA Recruitment

PBSA, or Purpose-Built Student Accommodation, refers to housing constructed specifically for students by private developers. Unlike traditional student housing, PBSAs often include modern amenities such as cinemas, gyms, and dedicated study areas, offering a blend of comfort, community, and convenience.

What is PMR in the context of recruitment?
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PBSA Recruitment

PMR stands for Property Management Recruitment. It involves sourcing and placing candidates in roles related to property management, including estate management, building maintenance, tenant relations, and more.

How do I get started with DiSRUPT recruitment agency for my financial services recruitment needs?
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We stand firm in our commitment to assisting businesses in creating inclusive, supportive, and sustainable workplaces. Through our partnership systems and our involvement with the Includability community, we support diversity and inclusion initiatives, sustainability programs, and provide mental health and wellbeing resources. Our ultimate goal is to cultivate a work environment in which your employees flourish, consequently improving retention rates and minimising turnover expenses.

Choose DiSRUPT for a comprehensive, sustainable, and efficient financial services recruitment experience. Together, let's shape a better future.

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Reach out to us directly at +44118 3042 855, or drop us an email at recruitment@wearedisrupt.co.uk. We look forward to collaborating with you to disrupt the norms of recruitment.

What type of roles can a recruitment agency help fill in the financial services sector?
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Recruitment agencies can help fill a wide range of roles within the financial services sector, from entry-level positions to senior leadership roles. This includes roles in financial analysis, risk management, regulatory compliance, financial technology, and insurance.

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Advisor
  • Risk Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Asset Manager
  • Equity Research Analyst
  • Compliance Officer
  • Loan Officer
  • Credit Analyst
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Actuary
  • Financial Auditor
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Financial Manager
  • Mortgage Advisor
  • Risk Manager
  • Financial Examiner
  • Financial Project Manager
  • Treasurer
  • Investment Analyst
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Financial Controller
  • Finance Director
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Insurance Claims Adjuster
  • Financial Services Sales Agent
  • Investment Fund Manager
  • Securities Trader
  • Banking Relationship Manager
  • Commercial Banker
  • Mutual Fund Analyst
  • Claims Examiner
  • Underwriting Manager
  • Finance IT Specialist
  • FinTech Developer
  • Blockchain Developer
  • Data Scientist in Finance
  • Cybersecurity Analyst in Finance

This is just a sampling of the types of roles within the financial services sector, each of which requires its own unique skills and qualifications.

Does a recruitment agency provide recruitment services for both permanent and contract roles in financial services?
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Yes, most agencies provide recruitment services for both permanent and contract roles within the financial services sector. They understand the differing needs of these employment types and can deliver effective solutions in both instances.

How does a recruitment agency ensure they find the right candidate for a financial services role?
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Recruitment agencies adopt a personalised approach to recruitment, investing time in understanding your business, its culture, and the specific requirements of each role. This ensures they present candidates who not only possess the necessary skills and experience but also align with your company's culture and values.

How can a recruitment agency help with our recruitment needs across different UK locations?
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Agencies with significant presence across the UK, like DiSRUPT, can provide both local and national reach. No matter where your business is located, they can help you find the right talent.

What sectors within financial services does a recruitment agency specialise in?
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A specialist recruitment agency can cover all sectors of financial services, including Insurance, InsurTech, Banking, and FinTech. Their consultants typically have deep understanding of these sectors, enabling them to deliver targeted recruitment solutions.

Why should I use a specialist financial services recruitment agency?
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A specialist agency brings deep industry knowledge, extensive network, and understanding of required skills for different roles. They can provide tailored recruitment solutions that can save your time and ensure you get the right candidates.

What is financial services recruitment?
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Financial services recruitment involves the process of identifying, attracting, and hiring the best talent for roles within the financial services sector. This includes areas such as banking, insurance, insurtech, and fintech.

What support services does DiSRUPT provide in the FMCG recruitment process?
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At DiSRUPT, we offer robust support services such as Diversity & Inclusion, Wellbeing, Sustainability & Impact, and Leadership and Governance. We also provide mental health training for new hires, underlining our commitment to holistic candidate well-being.

How do I get started with DiSRUPT for my FMCG recruitment needs?
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Ethical Recruitment
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You can get started by contacting us through the form on our website, emailing us at recruitment@wearedisrupt.co.uk, or calling us on +44118 3042 855.

What regions does DiSRUPT cover for FMCG recruitment?
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While we are based in the UK, our FMCG recruitment services span across various regions, including Europe and Asia, depending on the needs of our clients.

What is DiSRUPT's approach to FMCG recruitment?
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Ethical Recruitment
On-Demand

DiSRUPT's approach is tailored to each client's specific needs. We leverage our industry knowledge, extensive network, and innovative recruitment technologies to source, vet, and place the right candidates. Our focus is on creating long-term matches that benefit both the candidate and the employer.

How does DiSRUPT stand out as an FMCG recruitment agency?
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At DiSRUPT, we go beyond just recruiting; we ensure that our processes and partners align with sustainable, inclusive, and ethical values. We are B Corp Certified and actively support businesses in creating sustainable and inclusive workplaces.

Why should I use an FMCG recruitment agency?
FMCG
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Ethical Recruitment
On-Demand

An FMCG recruitment agency like DiSRUPT has a deep understanding of the sector and maintains an extensive network of industry professionals. We also stay updated with latest trends and market changes, ensuring you get access to the top talent perfectly suited to your needs.

What types of roles are available in the FMCG sector?
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The FMCG sector offers a diverse range of roles across areas like Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Production, Operations, Finance, and HR. Specific job titles can include Brand Manager, Sales Director, Supply Chain Analyst, Production Supervisor, and much more.

What is FMCG recruitment?
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On-Demand

FMCG recruitment refers to the process of hiring professionals for roles within the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry. This could span a wide range of roles from Supply Chain Managers to Brand Managers, Marketing Executives to Sales Directors.

What are some trends in FinTech recruitment?
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Trends in FinTech recruitment include a growing demand for tech-savvy professionals, a shift towards remote working, increased focus on diversity and inclusion, and a rising emphasis on employee wellbeing and mental health.

How can I transition to a career in FinTech?
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Transitioning to a FinTech career typically involves gaining relevant tech and financial skills. This can be achieved through formal education, online courses, or work experience. DiSRUPT can help connect you with the right opportunities in the FinTech sector.

Why is mental health important in the FinTech sector?
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Mental health is crucial in every industry. In the high-stress, fast-paced world of FinTech, it's even more vital. DiSRUPT offers mental health support and training to ensure the wellbeing of employees.

How does DiSRUPT support diversity and inclusion in FinTech?
Fintech
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DiSRUPT promotes diversity and inclusion through our partnership systems and the Includability community. We help businesses create inclusive, supportive, and sustainable work environments, fostering diversity in the FinTech sector.

What is B-Corp certification, and why does it matter?
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B-Corp certification is awarded to businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. It matters because it shows our commitment to not just being the best in the world, but the best for the world.

How is DiSRUPT different from other FinTech recruitment agencies?
Fintech
Insurtech

DiSRUPT is a B-Corp certified agency that goes beyond recruitment. We prioritise sustainability, diversity, and inclusion. Our comprehensive services cover the entire recruitment journey, and our commitment extends to post-recruitment support, ensuring a holistic, sustainable recruitment experience.

What skills are needed for a career in FinTech?
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Along with a solid understanding of finance and technology, skills like data analysis, programming, cybersecurity, AI, and machine learning are valuable. Soft skills such as creativity, adaptability, and problem-solving are also essential.

What are some common job roles in FinTech?
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Insurtech

The FinTech sector offers a variety of roles such as Data Scientists, Blockchain Developers, FinTech Analysts, Compliance Experts, Cybersecurity Analysts, and AI Engineers, among others.

How is FinTech changing the financial industry?
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FinTech is introducing innovative ways to deliver financial services, ranging from mobile banking and payment apps to blockchain and cryptocurrencies. It enhances customer experience, increases accessibility, and drives efficiency.

What is FinTech?
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Insurtech

FinTech, short for Financial Technology, refers to the use of innovative technology to streamline and improve financial services. It's transforming traditional financial sectors such as banking, insurance, and investment.

What is the role of an Insurtech recruitment agency?
Insurtech
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An Insurtech recruitment agency specializes in connecting talented individuals with companies in the Insurtech sector. They understand the unique skills and qualifications required in this industry and can help both job-seekers and employers find the right fit.

How can I start a career in Insurtech?
Insurtech
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Starting a career in Insurtech often involves gaining a background in either technology or insurance, and ideally a combination of both. Many professionals also further their skills with specific training or degrees in areas like data science or AI.

What skills are in demand in the Insurtech sector?
Insurtech
Recruitment Agency

The Insurtech sector demands a variety of skills, including data analysis, machine learning, AI development, customer experience design, digital marketing, and understanding of insurance business models.

Why is Insurtech important for the future of insurance?
Insurtech
Recruitment Agency

Insurtech is crucial for the future of insurance because it enables the industry to keep pace with digital transformation, meet changing customer expectations, improve efficiency, and innovate new products and services.

What are the benefits of Insurtech for consumers?
Insurtech
Recruitment Agency

Insurtech can offer consumers more personalised insurance products, quicker claims processing, lower costs, and a more user-friendly experience, often through digital platforms.

What are some examples of Insurtech?
Insurtech
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Examples of Insurtech applications include AI-powered chatbots for customer service, telematics for personalized auto insurance rates, blockchain for fraud prevention, and machine learning algorithms for improved risk assessment and pricing.

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