Global & UK Executive Search Solutions for Clients

For every role we work on, it's our goal to truly understand your business, its requirements and the skillset needed to exceed the expectations of the position you are looking to fill. We will work tirelessly to get you the results you need.

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Executive Search & Selection

Spencer Riley’s team of highly dedicated, specialist consultants pride themselves on gaining a full understanding of our client’s business, their challenges and aims in order to build a long-term valued relationship and share in their success.

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We deliver results, together

We measure ourselves by the results our partnerships achieve. We dedicate a specialist lead consultant and team to focus solely on every assignment and it’s the relationships that these teams build that help us to deliver placements with a quantifiable result for our clients and candidates.

For every assignment we work on it’s hugely important for us to dig deep and understand the long-term rationale behind why our clients want to secure someone with a specific skill set.  It’s equally as important for us to understand the market, the region, the exact experience needed, and the measurable objectives that must be delivered within the position and it’s a process we never compromise upon

Scott Ellam Managing Director at Spencer Riley
"Spencer Riley was established with the principles of Integrity, Tenacity & People sitting at the very heart of everything we do. These fundamental values haven’t changed and our team of professionals are on hand to ensure the right people are connected with the right businesses at all times."

Scott Ellam

Managing Director

FindING the ideal candidate

We make the difficult, possible

By understanding your organisation, the challenges, goals and culture in finite detail and agreeing on a clear process with you at the beginning of the assignment, we are able to run the full search and selection process with minimal disturbance to your schedule and achieve the best results possible.

The lead consultant will be your point of contact throughout the process of:

  • Understanding the priorities of your business
  • Agreeing a search strategy
  • Detailed interviewing and assessments of candidates prior to shortlisting
  • Presenting candidate reports and arranging first interviews
  • Managing references, any pre-requisite testing, negotiating and managing the acceptance
  • On-boarding and regular communication throughout transition
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Bespoke Services

As well as the core sectors to which we recruit, Spencer Riley has a proven track record for helping businesses in a wide variety sectors and getting the results required.

Our meticulous and pro-active approach means we are ideally placed to take on assignments in markets that sit outside of our core business areas. We are also well placed to help with a host of Private Equity Services, Outplacement Services as well with Mergers & Acquisitions

For more information and to discuss your unique situation then please get in touch.

Who we work with

Executive level positions

Assignments we complete can range from Sales Director, Commercial Director, Technical Director, Operations Director, Regional Director, Vice President, COO, CFO, Global Directors, Managing Director and CEO, along with other Executive level positions.

Our clients range from Private Equity firms, SME’s, Privately owned organisations and PLC’s based in the UK, Europe and North America working domestically and internationally.

We focus on roles based in the UK, Europe, North America, Middle East and Africa.

Why Choose Us?

We Are Committed

Our approach is driven by thorough research and an inquisitive mindset. We identify and secure exceptional talent who are motivated by more than just job-seeking.

We Look Beyond The Resume

We don't just look at resumes when we're finding the perfect person for your business. We also look at their behaviours and attitudes. We want to find someone who is a good fit for your company culture and who has the drive and determination to succeed.

The Specialists In Your Corner

We are highly skilled executive search professionals with the ability to source best-in-class candidates. We focus specifically on your industry to deliver targeted results, offering you the highest security on your investment.

Exceptional Talent From Anywhere In The World

We cater to businesses of all sizes, whether it's upscaling small enterprises or securing CEOs for multinational corporations. We can headhunt anyone from anywhere, and we're confident that we can find the perfect person for your business.

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Spencer Riley’s team of highly dedicated, specialist consultants’ pride themselves on gaining a full understanding of our client’s business.