H.W. Anderson

Graduate Opportunity - Search Consultant - Hedge Fund & Commodities

H.W. Anderson

Apply by: 05.04.2023

5 days to apply

Graduate scheme

County Dublin + 2


€32,000 salary, plus benefits and annual discretionary bonus scheme

Starting in August 2023 and based in Dublin, we are offering an opportunity to join a rapidly expanding international executive search consultancy. Over the last 8 years HW Anderson has grown into one of the largest Transatlantic front office buy side search firms. We partner with the world's leading hedge funds and merchant trading platforms to identify, assess and secure trading and analytics talent. H.W. Anderson's unique environment combines the intellectual challenge and compensatory potential of top-tier management consulting with the dynamic, growth-oriented culture of a start-up.

The Firm

At H.W. Anderson, your potential is limited only by your ambition. We advise leading businesses on the key strategic challenge of our time: identifying, securing and retaining the best talent in the market.

We're looking for hardworking, intelligent, sociable and competitive problem solvers who are excited about delivering for our clients across the globe.

Candidates that are successful are rewarded with a market-leading training and development program that includes two weeks of intensive instruction in H.W. Anderson's New York and Edinburgh offices and career development tailored to individual interests and aspirations.

About You

  • Are a graduate or recent graduate who can demonstrate strong work ethic and intellect.
  • Are a team player with a competitive edge.
  • Are a resilient, patient individual who has the mental strength to overcome failure.
  • Have a natural curiosity and desire to learn about financial markets
  • Have a great sense of humor and strong social skills.
  • Have the maturity to deal with senior executives at leading investment firms.
  • Possess the organizational skills to manage your time effectively in order to multi-task across projects.

The Role

  • The role of an executive search consultant is to identify exceptional talent that enables our client firms to build or maintain an edge over their competitors in the market. More often than not, our best candidates have to be successfully extracted and incentivized to leave leading platforms. A great search consultant develops the skills necessary to discern the difference between average and exceptional candidates and approaches each individual they engage with both empathy and an honest pragmatism that creates mutually beneficial scenarios for both clients and candidates alike. Developing these skills requires patience and effort.

In our entry level consultant role you will be:

  • Working directly alongside our Vice Presidents, Directors and Managing Directors you will be responsible for delivering on a range of mandates across the globe in your position of “Consultant.”
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key individuals in the market.
  • Creatively map out teams and build out org charts across leading companies.
  • Proactively “head-hunt” senior level executives to generate candidates for your clients.
  • Building subject matter expertise across our core buy side markets.
  • You will work closely with our global offices.

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County Dublin, Ireland, Europe


Annual discretionary bonus

Company pension

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