The challenges facing the management of logistics and supply chain operations have never been greater. Our Executive Search service is dedicated to identifying the experienced professionals that your business leadership needs to succeed in this fast-changing environment.
Key to supply chain success is having the right leadership with the ability to respond to both current and future challenges.
Davies & Robson, with its experience in advising leading companies in supply chain management, can accurately determine the skills and experience required for a specific role. Our knowledge led, selection service focuses on matching these requirements with well targeted research and detailed candidate assessments.
Our extensive Supply Chain network and research capability provides us with the reach and credibility to quickly and effectively source candidates for senior supply chain and logistics roles.
Determining what lies behind the technical job description – the challenges and priorities of the role, and the dynamics of the business’ supply chain
An extensive and intensive programme of candidate sourcing utilising our industry network, referrals, bespoke research, recommendations and (only where appropriate) database resources.
An initial review of candidates’ experience to establish base technical competence and short list potential
Identifying the strongest candidates using our experience of logistics skills and character assessment led interviews
Making sure that the successful candidate is fully supported through the offer stage, negotiations and their path to joining in the new role.
"This was a key appointment for Fowler Welch. Prior to the search process Davies & Robson logistics consultants provided guidance on the likely availability of candidates that, as well as having the appropriate experience, could play a key part in our longer term plan for the ambient division and the continuous development of our management capability..."
LYNDA HULME, HR DIRECTOR
"Davies & Robson were selected to manage this search specifically for their specialist supply chain and logistics knowledge. The short list produced for the role demonstrated a strong understanding of the brief and a good feel for our business culture..."
ANNE BLACKBURN, RECRUITMENT SERVICES MANAGER
"Davies & Robson, with their expertise in a number of the disciplines relevant to our business, were selected to manage a recruitment process for this crucial role. John Cashmore managed a professional search process; identifying and selecting a credible short list of candidates from Europe and North America..."
FRANCO ZANOTTI, CEO & PRESIDENT
"To make this appointment, we required support in recruiting an individual with a niche skill set that would require independent assessment and verification. A good culture fit was also of critical importance. Davies & Robson were selected for this assignment for their specialist knowledge and capability in senior supply chain recruitment..."
ANDREW PERCIVAL, MANAGING DIRECTOR
"We engaged with John Cashmore at Davies & Robson for his specialist logistics and recruitment knowledge. This enabled him to understand our unique requirements for the role. The research and assessment process generated strong candidates from which we were able to make a successful appointment. We continue to work with Davies & Robson to support our recruitment needs."
PAUL, FOUNDER AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, HUBOO
Our ability to identify the real business need and the key challenges in a role is crucial to making successful appointments. With a combination of logistics consultancy and resourcing expertise we can quickly identify the leadership talent with the skills and characteristics required to complement your existing team.
Our long-standing presence in the supply chain sector provides us with a strong platform for our candidate research and networking activities. A significant proportion of our short-listed candidates are sourced from our network of contacts, referrals and recommendations.
Our services have been engaged to manage the appointments of senior positions in a wide range of industries. Each stage of our process is designed to maximise the calibre of those short listed and the ultimately successful candidate
Our experienced interviewers are often requested to attend the final interview stage or engaged as an independent appointment verification service. We have the capability to assess the full picture of a candidate’s qualities for each supply chain leadership role; the unique experience, skills and character needed to perform in a specific environment.
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