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Executive Search

The demand for high performing executives is constant as the industry and leadership evolve. Identifying, attracting and placing the right candidates takes an excellent understanding of the market place, competitive landscape, business environments and an ultracareful assessment to ensure a proper executive placement of high performing candidates who are able to evolve and adapt in their positions and industries as well as meet the unique needs and objectives of your company.To ensure a quality Executive search, AfricSearch relies on 54 integrated offices over the world. To find a local Executive, we offer the capacity not just to search in-market but also on a pan-African - and or global level. We follow a 4 steps approach...


1-UNDERSTAND

  • Define the perimeter of the assignment and the position.
  • Establish the research strategy.
  • Get the client’s agreement on the content of the position and the search strategy.
  • Start the research on the basis of what has been defined with the client.

2-FIND

  • Identify target companies
  • Approach potential candidates
  • Communicate regularly with the client on the progress of the assignment
  • Regularly communicate with the client on the evolution of the mission

3-EVALUATE

  • Interview the candidates
  • Assess the candidates
  • Motivate the candidate to consider the position

4-FOLLOW UP

  • Present the candidates to the client
  • Advise in the negotiation
  • Proceed with the professional reference checks
  • Follow up with the integration of the candidate in the company

Board advisory

With a growing demand for non-executive members who bring wisdom and knowledge to guide companies towards growth and ensuring sustainability, AfricSearch provides their clients with board composition guidance. We identify and source candidates for our clients to help them build the best possible non-executive team. These candidates carry ample experience in their specific fields and will help guide our clients’ businesses successfully into the future. Our board advisory services ensure that our clients have balanced boards and remain strategic with their choice.

Recruitment

With a growing demand for non-executive members who bring wisdom and knowledge to guide companies towards growth and ensuring sustainability, AfricSearch provides their clients with board composition guidance. We identify and source candidates for our clients to help them build the best possible non-executive team. These candidates carry ample experience in their specific fields and will help guide our clients’ businesses successfully into the future. Our board advisory services ensure that our clients have balanced boards and remain strategic with their choice.
Africa is today seen as the continent of the future of the planet, which will be the relay of growth of the world economy. In this respect African economies must create 20 million jobs every year for 30 years to enable the continent to cope with this economic growth. In the same time no less than 20,000 senior executives leave Africa each year, so Talent Acquisition's strategy is in the heart of our middle management position recruiters. At AfricSearch, we help our clients to think and organize methodically the transfer of expertises and experiences in management, technology, organization.
This involves the valorization and the deculpabilization of the African diaspora around the world and the support to small and medium size businesses, as well as multinationals to hire local but also « repat » and « expat » candidates.

  • Validate the job description with the client and understand his business environment it operates in
  • Source candidates (AfricTalents, Magazines, Job sites, Social media, Specialist support, ..)
  • CV collection
  • Screen and interview of the candidates
  • Submit a short-list of an average of 3 candidates
  • Conduct the reference check
  • Follow up
  • HR Performance

    We offer a range of human resource consulting services in three areas of expertises


    HR Audit

    Through HR Audits, AfricSearch provides clients with an overall assessment of their company’s social dynamics and human resources management, particularly within the context of organizational change. AfricSearch works to ensure functional HR operations, recruitment process and training processes amongst other things. It works to ensure that all HR systems comply with the law and are efficient in guiding the business towards reaching their goals and objectives.

    HR Management Tools

    • Job Descriptions
    • Compensation grids
    • Evaluation processes
    • HR processes digitalization


    Skills Assessment

    Skill Assessment ensure continued productivity by the workforce and the organization at large. Identifying the right skills of the work force is advantageous and can help businesses identify their strengths and weakness. This also helps companies identify skills gaps. Through Skills Assessments, AfricSearch designs individual or collective processes to evaluate employee skills according to organizational requirements to ensure continued people and organizational performance.
    We use our In House Assessment tool, LeaderFit Assement powerd by Robert Hoogan to qualify and assess final candidates or existing managers or identifying if the right skills of the work force is advantageous and can help businesses. This also helps companies identifies skills gaps. AfricSearch Assessment tool focuses on individuals or collective softskills. We evaluate managers or employees skills according to organizational requirements to ensure continued people and organizational performance. An individual and collective assessment tool with focus on soft skills based on :

  • A structured interview
  • A triple psychometric test of 40 minutes (continuation HOGAN) In response to various assessment needs :
  • Dynamics and team cohesion
  • Succession plan
  • Selection assessment in the context of an external candidate search
  • Development Assessment
  • Assessment of a cohort of high potential candidates or Executives
  • HR Management Tools
  • Job Descriptions
  • Compensation Grids
  • Appraisal processes
  • HR Processess Digitalisation
  • Softskills Developpement Program with our tailored Mobile Apps (Pulse Experience)
  • Benefits Package advice