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Associate/ Senior Associate TP- Executive Search - Remote (US ONLY)

Company: Korn/Ferry International
Location: Remote
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

Founded in 1969, Korn Ferry is the executive search industry's leader and innovator, and has evolved as the world's premier provider of executive talent management solutions.

Today, Korn Ferry has conducted more successful executive searches globally than any other recruiting firm in history. Understanding that the business community is now facing many more challenges in attracting, retaining and developing leaders, Korn Ferry's range of services include executive recruitment, corporate governance consulting, outsourced recruiting, management assessment, and executive coaching and development.

More clients around the world trust Korn Ferry than any other firm to deliver and develop the best executives to run their organizations, a responsibility we take seriously and work every day to meet with integrity and results. Korn Ferry wants to continue to provide the best professional service - benchmarking ourselves against the top tier service providers worldwide. We hire Associates/Senior Associates to provide the foundation for the future success of the firm.

We are a meritocracy and want to develop "best in class" talent from within by creating opportunities to challenge and deliver opportunities for professional and personal growth. The Associate/Senior Associate is the entry point for this career development. As the single source for leadership and talent consulting services to empower businesses and leaders to reach their goals, Korn Ferry can offer you the perfect environment in which to reach yours as well.

We currently employ more than seven thousand professionals operating in over fifty countries and serving clients all over the globe. As one of them, you will have endless opportunities to innovate, make an impact, and work with the best. You will also have plenty of freedom to chart your own course, as you grow and develop with our business.

Talent matters at Korn Ferry. So we have created a colleague-centric culture where everyone has the opportunity to make an impact - on our business, on our clients' businesses, and on their own careers. Some of the things that make our culture special:

  • Creativity - We look to one another to generate innovative solutions, not only for our clients but also for ourselves
  • Collaboration - We work in an open environment with a borderless mentality, sharing the expertise of our team members around the world
  • Performance - We are committed to exceeding client expectations, so high

performance levels are a given.

  • Inclusivity - We encourage everyone to contribute to the success of the business; there is no role at Korn Ferry that is insignificant.
  • Integrity - We believe that how you go about business is as important as business results
  • Agility - We work in a fast-moving, dynamic industry where change is the only

constant and flexibility is key to our success.

The Role

This role can be based Remote (US Only)

Working closely with engagement teams which will include Research Associates, other Associates/Senior Associates and Consultants, the primary responsibilities of the Associate/Senior Associate are to:

  • Provide engagement execution support to the client and the team
  • Manage the various stages of the search process to always ensure the highest quality execution of client engagement
  • Lead the identification, qualification and communication with candidates during the search engagement and informing the consultant of progress and issues
  • Capture and maintain accurate market, client and candidate information on the

company's knowledge systems so as to both facilitate the search process and help convert business development opportunities

  • Inform the engagement team of any potential business development opportunities identified through the execution of the search process and support the appropriate consultant in its conversion.

Key Accountabilities

The Associate/Senior Associate position at Korn Ferry is viewed as a critical position in identifying, recruiting and managing candidates through the search process. Successful Associates/Senior Associates have the opportunity to advance within the firm to the consultant level, where they will be responsible for generating new business and revenue

The role broadens out to focus on:

  • Research: Create the source list/research strategy, for agreement with the Consultant/Client
  • Candidate Development: Full responsibility for the generation of relevant candidates for the project
  • Candidate Management: Support the Consultant with communication and coordination with Candidates (with the aid of AA/PC logistical support). Participation in interviews and referencing
  • Report Preparation: Assist/lead the creation of client facing documentation.
  • Client Participation: Involvement in project kick off meetings as well as project

update/progress calls

  • Market/Centers of Expertise Participation: Expectation to be involved more broadly across the firm
  • International: Expectation to be involved in cross border search activity

Skills & Experience

  • The successful candidate will have three to seven years of professional experience and ideally, will have had exposure to one or more industries
  • In addition to having excellent communication skills, oral, written and listening, the candidate must possess the ability to make presentations at the executive levels of client companies
  • The ability to manage multiple projects effectively is most important. The ideal candidate must be self-confident and self-motivated, dynamic, accomplished, and viewed as an individual who can advance within Korn Ferry
  • Successful candidates will be highly motivated, have good judgment and possess superior interpersonal and evaluative skills
  • He/She will take direction well, be detail oriented and able to work well under deadline. The Associate/Senior Associate will be as comfortable working independently as they are part of a team
  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent is required; an MBA or other advanced degree is preferred.


Korn Ferry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you currently work for Korn Ferry or one of our affiliates, you must be eligible to apply for a different position within Korn Ferry to use the Careers Site. If you accept such a position, your benefits programs and Human Resources policies may change. Please consult with your HR contact for the new position concerning application eligibility, benefit programs, and HR policies applicable to that position.

Keywords: Korn/Ferry International, Eugene , Associate/ Senior Associate TP- Executive Search - Remote (US ONLY), Other , Remote, Oregon

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