Director, Leadership Search

United Kingdom / permanent / DOE

Director, Technology & Transformation, Leadership Search


Unique opportunity for a leadership search expert to leverage our recent successes, consistent year-on-year revenue growth, and ambitious expansion plans to lead our thriving Search practice.

Why this opportunity? 

  • Rapidly Scaling: Capitalise on our exciting trajectory in one of our highest potential growth areas which will continue to benefit from substantial investment over the coming years
  • Make an Impact: Work closely with the co-founders to shape the strategic direction of our Search practice, influence decisions and contribute significantly to our long-term objectives. 
  • Extensive Network: Leverage our long-term existing client relationships and reputation across FS, Legal and Insurance to enhance our reach in the search space
  • Culture of Collaboration: Build a thriving team in an environment that values shared goals and mutual support, fostering innovation and excellence across all levels, leading to enhanced satisfaction and retention

You will:

  • Explore and develop new business opportunities focusing on the origination of C-suite and leadership mandates, with both new and existing clients
  • Collaborate closely with other Sector heads to pursue leads, execute pitches, manage negotiations and ultimately secure new business
  • Leverage existing client relationships, to unlock additional opportunities across the space  
  • Own processes, ensuring seamless success and that our standards of excellence are met.
  • Collaborate with our dedicated delivery team for resourcing, ensuring mandates are communicated effectively and managed through to completion 
  • Provide consultative guidance based on industry knowledge and market intel to clients and candidates 
  • Play a crucial role in driving the performance and expansion of the team. Leading by example in making an impact for our clients, candidates and Qurators.
  • Disseminate your expert industry knowledge through training, coaching and developing your team and the wider business 

You should have:

  • Extensive leadership search experience particularly with technology and transformation across FS, Insurance and/or legal
  • Proven leadership skills, a strong motivator, with experience managing teams, driving performance and developing juniors 
  • Strong commercial acumen and continuous improvement mindset
  • Process-oriented with a relationship-led approach to search
  • A robust track record of implementing innovative BD and client development strategies and people processes to enhance business growth.
  • High energy, a positive and proactive outlook, and eagerness to make a significant impact on an established yet rapidly growing business
  • A deep curiosity and an ambitious growth mindset, mirroring our own.

You will receive:

  • Competitive salary DOE + bonus
  • 2 days WFH per week and early finish Fridays
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays plus paid time off for volunteering
  • Vitality Healthcare with enhanced mental health support, including Headspace App, half-price gym & other incredible discounts and Life Assurance at 3x salary
  • Home IT setup, including phone, laptop or extra screen
  • People's Pension Scheme, Cycle scheme, up to 12 months’ Sabbatical, Enhanced parental leave
  • Vibrant social culture: Quarterly lunch club, Annual High Performers Trip, regular social events and team charity and fundraising events

About Qurated.
Qurated is a rapidly scaling boutique recruitment business with a modern, data-driven approach. We specialise in technology, transformation and innovation across insurance, financial services and legal. We are proud to be 50% female-founded and are deeply dedicated to living our values of Action, Impact, and Growth. We are now seeking a a like-minded individual who shares these values to join us on our journey and be part of a business with a commitment to enabling opportunity, for our clients, candidates and our Qurators.