OUR strengths

Novo is a market leader in executive recruitment, we have successfully delivered thousands of executive searches across in the UK and internationally. 

Our professionals are experts in the people business and know how to enhance the executive search process and how to avoid the process derailing.  

Our clients rely on us not only for the outstanding results we deliver, but also for the way we deliver those results.It’s our experience of the process for both the client and the candidate that we focus on.

 We identify exceptional talent, the very best people and not just the best people who are available. It is the relationships we build with clients and candidates that allow us to be a valued executive recruitment partner. 

Some of the most important business decisions you ever make is selecting the executives who will lead your business.

Our consultants have a wealth of commercial experience and unrivalled insight into their specialist sectors. Our executive recruitment consultants offer a professional service, working ethically and with integrity to establish strong relationships with clients. Novo Executive Search and Selection invests heavily in training and development ensuring that all of our executive recruitment consultants apply the most reliable and effective tools and techniques for solving clients’ problems in a consistent manner.

High staff retention rates enable Novo Executive Search and Selection to form deep and lasting relationships with our clients and to become increasingly proficient at advising them.

Our highly developed and sophisticated research capability allows us to quickly identify the best individuals in the marketplace for a specific set of defined core competencies.

We work internationally across a range of industry sectors, and have a broad understanding of the issues organisations face in each sector. In addition to understanding these factors, we recognise that there may be issues to overcome within the market, geography, culture and history. By choosing to work with just a small number of clients within each sector, we are able to offer a truly bespoke, consultative service.

Through a collaborative culture focused on problem solving, Novo Executive Search and Selection aims to rise to the challenge of utilising high value human resource and consultancy services to take your company forward. We aim to deliver our clients the best possible service to satisfy their executive recruitment challenges. We are one of the leading executive search firms in the UK.

Reasons to appoint Novo Executive Search include: 

  • Novo is a well established, leading executive search firm and a leader in many of our markets internationally
  • As a leading executive search firm we have real depth of expertise in core sectors and functions 
  • We operate with a team-based culture and a Client Partnership approach to delivering searches.  We only undertake projects in which we believe we can excel  
  • We have a proven track record of working with a diverse portfolio of client businesses from blue chip multinationals to smaller, sometimes owner-managed businesses. Every client is equally important to us 
  • We have the ability to access the very best candidates in a marketplace, partly by virtue of our determination but also as a consequence of our size.  We have fewer off-limits constraints which gives us better access to the total pool of talent
  • We take time to understand what sorts of people are successful in each of our clients. We define a competency framework for each project, which underpins our entire process from role description, interview and referencing
  • Transparency of process and communication with clients is paramount. We interact frequently with clients, reporting regularly on progress and continually encouraging feedback
  • We understand that in acting for our clients, we are their ambassadors and our actions and rigour of process are critical in this regard.  
  • We understand that treating candidates professionally throughout the process is critical 
  • 90% of our executive search assignments reach offer stage within 6 weeks and 95% are successfully completed 
  • Over 70% of our executive appointments are promoted in their first year 
  • Over two thirds of our assignments are ongoing partnership work with existing clients 
  • We have worked globally for clients, 40% of our work incorporates international executive search

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Novo is a market leader in executive recruitment, we have successfully delivered thousands of executive searches across in the UK and internationally.