Executive Search

Opus Executive Partners have established an international reputation for excellence in Executive Search, advising companies on the appointment of Chairmen, Presidents, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, and Senior Vice Presidents in Exploration, Corporate Development, Production, Corporate Affairs and, Engineering. We excel at identifying, assessing and attracting senior management talent to our clients. Achieving results quickly, skilfully and effectively have made us the partner of choice for our clients.

Be it a new position, a controlled succession or an emergency placement we know every senior search assignment is a unique business challenge for our client. Whether your company is growing or undergoing transformation we have the expertise, knowledge and experience to deliver long lasting value.

We work in partnership to understand your business strategy, goals, values and culture. For each assignment we meet key stakeholders; prepare a detailed assignment brief; identify necessary leadership competencies and management credentials; interview world-class talent from diverse backgrounds; conduct comprehensive due diligence of candidates; negotiate remuneration and benefit packages; and carry out post-appointment evaluations to ensure candidate transition and integration.

To learn more about how we can help your Executive Search needs please contact:

Photo of Brian Martin Brian Martin
Managing Partner
+44 (0)20 7871 8485

"I thought I knew the candidate market well but working with Opus was a good decision. They provided a short list of high calibre candidates all of which would have been great hires. Value for money and excellent results."

"I can wholeheartedly recommend Opus partners. From the beginning of the research process through to offer and acceptance, their service was professional and responsive. The attention to detail went beyond the norm for the sector which undoubtedly contributed to the successful recruitment exercise."

"As the natural resources specialist search firm, Opus Executive Partners did a thorough and very successful job in solving a difficult, unusual, worldwide search for the UKAEA."

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