Location Amsterdam
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive + Commission + Benefits
Reference BBBH12801_1618910360

We're hiring in our Amsterdam office!

Acre is a purpose-led business that specialises in social and environmental impact-led recruitment. With offices in London, New York and Amsterdam, we have partnered with the world's most forward-thinking companies for almost two decades, working with the brightest minds. In doing so, we have helped to catalyse solutions for the world's greatest societal and environmental challenges.

Due to organic growth across Acre, we are seeking a Senior Research Consultant to join our Research Team in Europe, based in Amsterdam. We are a collegiate team of experienced researchers spanning the entire sustainability value chain, from board room to field. This role will have a material impact on the evolution of the business and the quality of Acre's service offering.

In this role, you'll work with our Head of Research & Project Delivery to support on a range of search assignments and business intelligence projects. You will also support in the continued development and management of our Research Team.

What can you expect to do in this role?

Running executive level searches

  • You'll engage with clients about their recruitment needs, crafting proposals and pitching Acre's Search offering and value proposition.

  • You'll build relationships to become a trusted advisor, while identifying opportunities for the application of Acre's other services.

  • You will engage clients and lead on search strategy, candidate identification and acquisition for executive level positions, working closely with Acre's consultants and our clients.

  • You will deliver and lead on a range of market research and business intelligence projects; sometimes on behalf of our clients and sometimes to support Acre's growth plans.

Delivering competency assessment & development

  • Acre will train you to analyse and deliver competency-based feedback using our proprietary competency assessment platform; Acre Frameworks

  • As such you will deliver competency-based feedback to help clients deliver effective interviews and make informed hiring decisions

Taking a leading role in team management

  • You will help to recruit, train and develop new members of the Research Team

  • You will work closely with the Head of Research to manage the Research Team pipeline and workload

  • You will promote help champion the research team's capacity and achievements across Acre

  • You will encourage best practice in the use of Acre's CRM system, search technique and other technology platforms that we utilise

  • You will have a proven experience in a research capacity within a recruitment / executive search consultancy. As such, you will be highly resourceful and adept with a range of research tools and techniques.

What skills will you need?

  • Exceptional project management expertise

  • A high quality and values-driven approach to work, favouring collaborative and innovative methods

  • Experience mentoring or overseeing team members - driving performance and supporting with development

  • Exceptional communication skills, with an understanding of how to influence people and situations from both a written and verbal perspective.

  • A passion for people; understanding their motivations and facilitating opportunities to bring to life a match between good people and good jobs

  • Possibility to work from the Amsterdam office on a flexible but regular basis

What can you expect from Acre?

A fast-paced and challenging work environment

  • You'll work at the cutting-edge of one of the most rapidly advancing markets for a company with an unparalleled reputation in the sustainability marketplace. We challenge ourselves to attain excellence in everything we do; we enjoy hard work and the success which comes with it. Our reputation and brand that unlocks opportunities quickly.

A competitive salary and clear career path for high achievers

  • People are our most important asset and at Acre, you'll be able to develop your knowledge of this exciting and globally important area. We have high standards and for those who achieve excellence, we offer a market leading remuneration package and the support to grow a career with clear training and development that's built around you. Flexibility, trust and an investment in your wellbeing & future are really important to us.

The chance to work for an ethical and sustainable company

  • ​We work hard to have a positive influence on our staff, customers, local communities and the world at large. We are members of the UN Global Compact and create an annual sustainability report.

If you have the necessary experience and feel that sustainable, values-driven relationship-building could be an interesting path for you at this stage of your career, apply today or contact Caitlin Murrell via caitlin.murrell@acre.com to discuss this opportunity.