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Posted 4 January by Odgers Berndtson Ended

We are looking for a Researcher to join our successful Cardiff office and work on executive search assignments across the Private and Public sectors.

About Odgers Berndtson

Odgers Berndtson is the UK’s no.1 executive search (head hunting) firm, with the largest team of expert Researchers in the UK. We help private and public sector organisations recruit the highest calibre people for some of the most senior level appointments in the UK and internationally. We work across all commercial and public sector fields and have teams serving Life Sciences, Financial Services, Retail & Consumer, Sport, Technology, Legal & Professional Services, Energy, Manufacturing & Infrastructure, Oil & Gas Healthcare, Government, Education, Charities etc. We also have functional teams for areas including Finance, HR and IT.

About Odgers Berndtson Cardiff

We are the only blue chip executive search firm operating in Wales and are fortunate to deliver assignments of the highest profile. This is a quite unique opportunity to make a great contribution to the future of Wales through the appointment of talented professionals. Roles we have handled include the Permanent Secretary (CEO) of Welsh Government, CEO for Principality Building Society, Chairs of the Royal Mint, Welsh National Opera and the Wales Millennium Centre, Finance Directors for the Port of Milford Haven, Coastal Housing, Newport City Homes, the Chief Scientific Adviser for Welsh Government and numerous other roles for the likes of SA Brains, Cardiff University, Ofcom, Associated British Ports and Natural Resources Wales.

The role of a Researcher

The role of a Researcher is to identify, contact and engage with potential new hires for our clients. To do this effectively, we need to understand the client organisation and needs, before mapping out the individuals in relevant companies, identifying and approaching those who have the right experience and assessing their interest and suitability for the role. It is a demanding role that requires persistence, personal accountability and creativity. It offers experience not only of working within the UK’s number one executive search firm but also exposure and fast track learning about a huge diversity of organisations, sectors and functions and about how Wales works. Essential requirements are to:

  • Work well under pressure and deliver high quality research
  • Have outstanding communication skills
  • Apply a methodical approach and have excellent attention to detail
  • Be tenacious, creative and have personal accountability
  • Possess a real passion for business related current affairs

A highly competitive base salary plus a benefits package and discretionary bonus.


If you are interested in applying, please send us your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would be suited to the role.

Reference: 34134092

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