Executive Search

Vision work in partnership with some of the largest premium listed Energy & Natural Resources organisations across the globe. Vision consultants and researchers are seen as industry experts in their specific fields, which include:



The Vision brand is synonymous with the highest standards in the industry, reflected in the values and ideals of the Founding Directors. Our bespoke consultancy models ensure our clients see significant return on their investment whilst rewarding senior executives highly for exceptional delivery.

Vision undertakes retained mandates focusing on Board and Director level appointments to overcome the problems of change, transformation, growth or turnaround. We also provide interim management solutions and additional board services that include succession planning, talent management, business brokering, compensation analysis, in depth board reviews, psychometric testing, market mapping and competitor intelligence to name but a few.

Benefits of Executive Search

  • Mutual level of commitment
  • Confidentiality
  • Comprehensive position evaluation and proposal
  • Quicker and more economical than other hiring methods, with minimal time investment from hiring organisation
  • Provision of in-depth search, market mapping and screening processes
  • Ensures true partnership, vital to securing top talent
  • Substantial competitor information, market analysis and written progress reports
  • Minimises the possibility of candidates accepting counter offer
  • Vision becomes a Public Relations partner and enhances client's image in the marketplace
  • Dedicated Account Director, Search Partner and Researcher for all retained assignments culminating to between 200-300 man hours per search
  • To date our clients have benefited from a retained search success rate of 100%. We have never failed.
  • The ability to publicise the opportunity through a Vision Microsite
  • Full colour brochure highlighting the opportunity, whilst presenting the organisation professionally to prospective candidates
  • In-depth assessment of the organisation, role brief and internal talent strength in-line with role brief
  • Vision 20:20, including psychometric profiling combining 14 detailed assessments into one easy to use report
  • Impartial judges of suitability through a stringent search process
  • Global network, specifically across the Energy & Natural Resources sectors
  • Exclusivity, ensuring Vision do not work with any competitor organisation or undertake any work that may constitute a conflict of interest
  • Proven track record of senior board and director level appointments with the ability to spot potential pitfalls in the search process and methods of overcoming these

The Vision Retained Search Process

  • Role Brief taken in person
  • Market Mapping carried out
  • Longlist produced
  • Vision Interviewing & Assessment
  • Shortlist produced
  • Client Interviewing & Assessment
  • Referencing & Selection
  • Offer Management


What does a Vision client receive?

  • Detailed Vision proposal and strategy document
  • Exclusivity Agreement
  • In-depth analysis of organisation, team, role, industry, market place etc
  • Professional candidate information pack produced
  • PR and Marketing campaign launched
  • Market map and research document produced with weekly updates
  • Face to face competency based interview and psychometric profiling conducted
  • Shortlist report produced with 5-8 people to consider
  • Continuous offer management support and on boarding