Senior Research Associate

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Hays Executive is a Global Executive Search Practice, skilled and experienced at recruiting inspirational industry leaders. Our consultative approach and ability to assess unique requirements and demands for high performing talent globally has earned us a reputation for discreet and sound judgement in executive search appointments, as well as getting results for the people who place their careers in our hands. Hays Executive partners with clients across a range of industries, from global companies to medium-sized businesses, entrepreneurial start-ups, private companies, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations.

Your new role

The role of Senior Research Associate based in our Sydney CBD office will be part of a team of researchers responsible for creating a suitable pipeline of candidates through a variety of attraction strategies and market mapping activities for the Executive Search campaigns we are managing. You'll be required to engage with a large range of industry professionals generated from an unrivalled referral network and extensive database which has been established over many years. Our unparalleled brand and resources will enable you to actively identify and engage with the best candidates in the marketplace.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful you'll be degree qualified with good excel skills and enjoy being part of a fast-paced environment, have an open, curious and analytical style, be innovative and have the ability to anticipate the needs of the team beyond the now. A prerequisite is the ability to successfully engage with individuals at all levels using your superb communication skills, and enjoy providing a first-class customer experience.

What you'll get in return

Your continued career development and mentoring is our priority and a structured career path with possible global opportunities will ensure you reach your potential and transform your career. Go further in your career than you believed possible with the support of our expert managers. Here you get out what you put in, and your energy and dedication is always met by reward and celebration. You can expect to receive:

  • Investment into your career with in-depth, industry-renowned training
  • Market leading tools and technology to enable you to make an extraordinary impact
  • Flexible working arrangements and additional leave, including wellness and volunteering days
  • Health, leisure and lifestyle rewards
  • An inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated
  • Company laptop
  • Global career opportunities - make your mark locally or explore international opportunities with Hays

What you need to do now

Over 90% of our employees say that they are proud to work for Hays. This is your opportunity to advance your career with the market-leading group and be proud of who you work for too.

Click apply now to send us your CV, or to discuss the role further, get in contact with Jayne Lee, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager at

At Hays, we value diversity and inclusion and are passionate about placing people in roles where they can flourish and succeed. By joining Hays you’ll be part of an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity, recognising every individual for their unique differences. People from all culturally diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.

LHS 297508


Job Type
Staffing & Employment
NSW - Sydney CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Jayne Lee, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Sydney
Level 13, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square

Telephone: 0732433041

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