Search Specifics International Executive Search

SearchSpecifics is a leading 100% black female owned International  Executive Search Firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Search Specifics has built its name on approaching the Executive Search and Recruitment process professionally and with the highest level of confidentiality and service.We aim to build long-relationships with our clients so that we may become an integral part of their organisational structure.

We are a leading executive search and headhunting practice that prides itself in providing clients with the highest quality and calibre of candidates while prioritising playing an active role in the careers of our candidates. Our Executive Search and Placement Practice is committed to maintaining a level of confidentiality, ethical behaviour and professionalism that is beyond reproach. Click here to view our BEE Certification

What is Executive Search?

Executive Search is a highly specialised form of management consulting where a consultant will source an executive, senior manager or rare skills expert for a position within an organisation.

Also known as “headhunting“, Executive Search recruits at the most senior level and assignments are managed with a high level confidentiality.

Our Executive Search Functional and Industry Practices

Typically, we provide executive search services to companies in both the local South African and international public and private sectors. Our niche industries include:

  • Petroleum
  • Mining
  • Financial Services
  • Fast-Moving Consumer Goods 
  • Telecommunications

Our range of expertise extends to a broader range of industries. We assist our clients by supplying them with the highest calibre of candidates, including:

  • Board-Level and Non-Executive Directors
  • C-Suite Executives
  • Managing Directors
  • Senior Managers

Our consultants are also fully equipped to handle headhunting assignments where the client’s need requires a Rare Skills Specialists, an Expat or African Diaspora.

Executive Talent in South Africa and the Broader African Continent

Africa is experiencing rapid growth and development but there is a serious shortage of talent. Over the years we have built up a strong network of both local and international senior management and technical talent.

Our executive candidates are high-performers who take a long-term view to their careers. They are invested in their careers and come to us because they are looking for a partner who will help them achieve success by placing them in organisations where they will excel.

The Executive Search Process

We approach executive search with a view to preserve our client’s shareholder equity by not only providing value for money up front, but also by ensuring that the candidate we place is perfectly matched so that he/she performs beyond expectation and adds value to our client’s organisation. Learn more about SearchSpecifics under About us and Benefits we provide to clients and candidates.