Urban Executive consultants are sector specialists and are able to provide a comprehensive coverage of many disciplines within the area required by Clients.  All Consultants have either worked in or recruited for major organisations in similar fields and this clearly endorses Urban Executive as an appropriate partner for Clients. Our Consultants’ areas of expertise allow Urban Executive to provide valuable advice to Clients from the outset of each assignment due to their thorough understanding of the position and knowledge of the market.

Each of the Associates at Urban Executive have held and been successful in significant professional and senior executive roles over the last twenty years.  They offer a different perspective which is more closely aligned to the desired outcomes of Clients for the positions to be recruited.  This is a valuable and tangible resource available to Clients for its scope of works.

Urban Executive is committed to Clients as a key Client by ensuring excellence in its service execution through understanding its business and unique requirements. We drive this service through our industry practices and functional expertise, whilst our search consultants develop creative solutions based upon their expertise, broad-reaching networks and technology-based tools.

Urban Executive and its consultants have successfully completed assignments for some of the most senior and politically sensitive roles across every industry sector. In broad terms, Urban Executive’s relevant experience is as below.

human resources, occupational, health and safety

Urban Executive’s Life Sciences and International Healthcare Practice works closely with clients to be the provider of choice to the healthcare industry. We bring deep expertise to the Acute and Aged Care, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Devices and Diagnostics, Payers / Providers and Medical Information sectors.

Our search projects include Board appointments and leadership positions in all functions and disciplines, including R&D, clinical affairs, commercial and general management, and our clients include multi-national corporations, medium sized businesses, emerging companies and start-ups.  We work with a relatively small number of key clients in order to minimize off-limits problems, and have practice specialists available for this dedicated section of our business.

life sciences and healthcare

Urban Executive is a leading National Safety Recruitment provider, dedicated to providing staffing, consultancy and related OH&S advisory services Australia wide to all industries.  With our extensive experience in OH&S recruitment and OH&S consultancy, we can provide realistic advice that can help your business achieve its OH&S goals. Every day we are connecting business with safety professionals to make workplaces safer.

Whether you need to recruit a permanent safety professional, hire a temporary safety contractor, need some safety training or just want some workplace health & safety advice, Urban Executive can help. With our network of industry consultants and contacts, if we can’t help, we may know who can.

education, not-for-profit and government

Urban Executive has proven key strengths to offer its clients in identifying and attracting leaders in government, not-for-profit and education sectors as one of the most demanding recruitment challenges.  We understand that such appointments require leadership, vision and powerful communication skills, as well as specialist knowledge, financial acumen and genuine personal commitment. No longer are there invisible barriers between these roles and the commercial sector; in fact, experience in both is often a prized asset.
At the same time, clients’ expectations are high: not only do they seek candidates of the highest calibre, but they – rightly – demand a recruitment approach which demonstrates thoroughness, professionalism and integrity.

Urban Executive is committed to fairness and openness at all stages of the recruitment process, matched by a determination to attract as wide and diverse a field of qualified candidates as possible.

With a prominent record of placing leaders across government, education and non-profit arenas, Urban Executive utilises its Executive Search strengths combining a deep understanding of these sectors with the experience, resources and integrity to deliver a world-class service to its clients.

utility and industrial markets

Urban Executive offers its clients particular strengths across Industrial Markets Practice which is dedicated to serving clients across the spectrum of modern industry. While quality and innovation are critical to industrial companies, in order to remain competitive, businesses must think strategically about their investments in human capital, which are likely to be the source of their greatest business gain.

Our consultants are experts in conducting local, international and global search assignments and offer specialist knowledge of key industry sectors. These include: aerospace & defence, mining & metals, automotive, construction, utilities, energy & natural resources, engineering & manufacturing, industrial services and transportation.

Urban Executive’s Energy Practice offers highly specialised expertise to meet the needs of its Australian and global clients, which range from start-ups to significant multi-nationals. We recruit across the energy sector, from oil & gas through to power generation, gas and LNG, and more recently renewable energy. Our clients include E&P companies, utilities, banks, consultancies, trade associations and a wide range of energy producers.

This expertise is critical. In a world where technological advances, competition and globalization have revolutionized the way industrial companies operate, we understand the major issues facing our clients. We offer informed advice and incisive guidance when clients face the challenge of appointing a new top executive and we have a record of making appointments that last and add value.

legal and compliance

In this market, Urban Executive has chosen to represent only a small group of tier 1 firms nationally and have been highly successfully providing high quality candidates through our specialised search methodologies for several years.  Of particular note is the successful transition of some of the largest Lateral Partnership moves on the eastern seaboard which involved a lengthy search campaign and discreet negotiations, resulting in large amounts of business being brought to these firms.

Urban Executive regularly maps the legal market Nationally with existing documented research work in energy, CTP, IR, IP / IT, construction, corporate / commercial and property, as well as by a number of major firms.   We are well aware of the competitive and confidential nature of the legal sectors.

financial services

The Financial Services Practice of Urban Executive offers its Clients a broad array of executive search services. Our functional industry experience and global reach allow us to truly partner with our clients and offer them exceptional candidates from around the world. We elect to work with a relatively small number of key clients in order to minimize off-limits constraints, which afford us access to a significant pool of senior-level talent.
Urban Executive’s Financial Services Practice has truly global capability, with expertise in the following industry segments: Alternatives / Hedge Funds, Traditional Asset Management, Capital Markets, Investment Banking and Private Equity / Venture Capital.

technology practices

Urban Executive offers its Clients specialised resources from our Technology Practice which works with the widest possible range of companies, from multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 firms to private equity backed, early-stage organisations. We offer each client the same kind of personalised care and commitment synonymous with Urban Executive’s global perspective of a large-scale executive search firm, but with the attention and dedication of a smaller boutique.

Urban Executive has placed CEO’s, board members and executive management in many technology companies across this key sector. Our practice spans the full spectrum of the technology industry to include computer hardware and peripherals, software, systems integration, semiconductors, consumer electronics, and telecommunications equipment and services. Our practice members have significant experience both in technology search and the industries they represent.

consumer goods and retail

Urban Executive’s Consumer Products Practice offers clients industry expertise in human capital issues within the evolving consumer products and retail industries.  Our respected team of consultants, many of whom held senior-level positions at major FMCG companies, provide clients with solutions for human capital-related challenges facing this highly competitive industry.

Our clients include large multinational consumer manufacturers, small businesses, retailers, wholesalers and brokers. For these clients, our specialists function in key locations as required for each placement of executives in top-level positions, with a special expertise in making successful placements in the Marketing and HR functions.

Urban Executive also has considerable experience and understanding in regional Queensland, with several of our key staff having held senior roles in those regions.