Executive Recruiters is a boutique talent acquisition practice that enjoys business partnerships with many of New Zealand’s leading public and private companies. Based in Auckland, we work throughout New Zealand and in the Pacific region. Our consultants bring extensive experience in executive recruitment and management consulting.

About us



Our journey so far…

Executive Recruiters has been providing quality recruitment solutions for almost 25 years. We are another Kiwi success story, proudly New Zealand owned and operated and attract the highest calibre of professionals to provide the best solutions for our clients.

Over the last 25 years as a specialist, boutique consultancy we have learnt a lot about people, about New Zealand business and what it takes to secure the best talent for our clients.

It is with this experience that we bring such confidence to our process. Consequently, we offer a 6 month guarantee for all placements (twice the industry norm). We have achieved our success by demonstrating the upmost respect for our clients and candidates.

Our client focus and methodology is what sets us apart. Using our knowledge we pride ourselves in providing personalised solutions for our clients. The combination of our proven research capability (with dedicated researchers) and our comprehensive database, allows us to connect to our active and inactive talent pools.

We appreciate the search for new talent is a big commitment for our clients and the costs of making poor decisions is expensive to business and always counter- productive. We understand the importance of these decisions.

Each of our team focuses on a specialist area. This means that they have developed extensive networks and knowledge in those areas. Their experience ensures that we are confident we can find “the right talent” in a timely manner.

Why choose Executive Recruiters Limited?

Success: We place 99% of all assignments. Put simply we get results. Our clients trust us and return to us for key appointments within their team. This means that our consultants have a tacit understanding of key members at each level of our client companies. These relationships and the in-depth understanding of organisational structure give us a holistic view of our company culture.

Guarantee: We are proud to offer an extended 6 months’ warranty on successful placements (twice the industry norm). We are cognizant that new appointments take considerable resource hence our placements need to perform as expected. Accordingly we back ourselves to provide the best outcome for you every time.

Stanton Chase International: Our sister company Stanton Chase International links the world to us and us to their world of candidates and client networks. Stanton Chase is one of the world’s ten largest executive search firms. So, we are complemented by their service, industry expertise and personal relationships. With their global connections of over 75 offices across 45 countries you can rest assured that we have you covered. Website: http://www.stantonchase.com

Experience: Having learnt some critical lessons over 25 years, sometimes the hard way, we come well prepared for this endeavour. Our consultants bring considerable expertise to the table, and are specialists in interviewing, reference checking and where necessary assessment. These safeguards enable us to source and place the best candidates and solutions for our clients.

Knowledge: Our consultants are also well connected within their industry sector and have developed networks of contacts allowing us a very strong pool of potential candidates. We have also developed our own database with around 40,000 candidates on our system.



Our approach

With a disciplined team of professionals, we accept the challenge that each assignment brings. Staying the course until an assignment is successfully concluded we commit the appropriate resources to ensure completion of a project in a timely manner.

Our process that assures clients get the best talent and best fit are:

  1. A clear and detailed assessment of our client’s requirements (including Position Descriptions, Company back ground, understanding of the corporate culture and key personalities)
  2. Research, using our own data base, our networks, on line resources and, when necessary, targeted search for candidate identification
  3. Candidate interviews (phone, skype and in person) and evaluation of each applicant
  4. Shortlist presentation to client
  5. Reference checking, we have developed a detailed check list of key measures to assess candidates
  6. Psychometric assessments when requested by our clients.
  7. Successful negotiation of offer to candidate.
  8. Retention regime – backed by a 6 month warranty

Our processes allow us to personalize the service we provide.

Our commitment to you

Executive Recruiters is committed to building world-class executive and management teams. We provide exceptional talent and organisational solutions to enhance your business. Our success has been created by nurturing client relationships built on our knowledge, insight and teamwork.

We commit to:

  • Work in partnership with our clients.
  • Deliver each assignment efficiently, with honesty and integrity.
  • Treat each candidate with utmost respect in a fair and transparent manner.
  • Adhere to a strict off-limits policy to placed candidates and clients.
  • Conduct thorough due diligence of the final short-listed candidates.
  • Provide added-value expertise throughout and after each assignment. Sharing our knowledge and experience to assist our clients to find the best solution.
  • Deliver the best high quality solutions for our clients in a timely manner.