Consultant- Private Equity at Ropner Fredriks

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H$300,000 - H$600,000

Annual Basic Salary
Hong Kong, HK
Agency Recruitment

What Hunted Says

Headquartered in Hong Kong and with offices in Singapore and London, Ropner Fredriks operate on an exclusive and retained basis with clients. Not caught up in KPIs and metrics mean you’ll be working in an autonomous and supportive environment. Covering Legal, Digital & Tech, Commodities and Banking, RF is a great choice for those looking to continue or move in to a high achieving executive search firm.

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About the role

You will work with highly respected clients in both local and international markets well as top-level candidates for Private Equity. This is an exciting 360 role within the associates side. We have a very active database you can hit the ground running with. As a headhunter, your role is to work with select list of clients and experienced candidates to ensure that there is a proper job match. You will be trusted with advising international companies and build relationships with their senior management. It is important for an experienced headhunter to gain a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and work culture.

About the role

Minimum 3 years experience within Private Equity or Financial Services recruitment. Self driven, willing to pick up the phone. Have a proven track record of achieving sales targets and the ability to develop new business. Ability to build genuine long-term relationship with our clients and candidates. Passion and maturity to network with the professional senior working community. University Degree. Mandarin preferable.

What you'll love at Ropner Fredriks

We encourage all employees to get out and learn their market, whether that be on the phone or going out and meeting people. The team are provided with a huge active database so employees can started quickly.

Key Responsibilities

Clients: • Establishing a trusting partnership with existing and new clients within Private Equity • Understanding and advising on the resourcing needs of our clients • Reading up on latest industry trends and providing market intelligence to our clients • Managing the recruitment process with our clients including identifying suitable candidates, interview feedback and offer negotiation Candidates: • Identifying suitable candidates via active database, networking and referrals • Providing market advice to candidates in order to assist in career guidance • Supporting candidates during their interview process with clients • Keeping in constant touch with candidates so as to ensure a continued understanding of the market

The Opportunity...

This is the chance to build and take ownership of our buy side desk. The majority of the hard slog BD work has been done over the past 6yrs. Now relationships are strong, we need someone who has potential to lead and grow the practice, working as a number two to our Founder. Roles you'll be working on: Buyside- Analyst to Managing Director level private equity and private credit focused investment roles. Mix of retained (30%) and contingent/exclusive (70%). There are active accounts (retained and exclusive) to work on, the rest will be BD based and growing existing relationships that we've built up over the past 6 years. Most of our clients are large US private equity firms. The Buyside consists of 2 people reporting into one of the founders - Max Darnton. Commission starts at 35% even on “house accounts” and for execution work, goes up to 50%.