Search Consultant

As a member of 20/20 Foresight, the Search Consultant will build and extend client relationships through excellence in recruitment process delivery including sourcing, screening, and assessing candidates. The role focuses on high-touch client and candidate relationship management as well as responsiveness in client-facing activities. The Search Consultant is a subject matter expert in real estate and/or financial services. They possess expertise in applicant tracking systems, candidate sourcing methodologies, and recruitment process effectiveness. Our successful Search Consultants are self-starters, naturally inquisitive, and detail-oriented individuals who are resilient and resourceful.




Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Candidate Recruitment

  • Develop comprehensive understanding of client culture and objectives.
  • Understand, analyze, define, and formalize client needs including drafting an effective job description.
  • Develop a search plan to identify potential candidates with expertise and experience to succeed in the role.
  • Research, source, and identify potential candidates using various means (e.g, phone calls, referrals, networking, database, digital tools).


Candidate Assessment & Management

  • Interview candidates to validate the fit between the candidate and the jobs specifications (e.g., experience, skills, motivations, availability, salary expectations, cultural fit).
  • Administer assessments to potential candidates to better understand their strengths, weaknesses, management style, interpersonal skills, etc.
  • Conduct detailed reference checks on candidates.
  • Coordinate client interviews of candidates.
  • Manage candidates in all aspects of the recruiting process, ensuring candidate expectations are managed and timely, constructive feedback is given.


Reporting & Client Relationship

  • Maintain thorough, timely, and accurate notes in the 20/20 Foresight database to track all search assignment activity.
  • Write concise, informative, and accurate candidate reports presentable to clients in an agreed format.
  • Conduct regular meetings with client to provide timely feedback and updates on the search status.
  • Coordinate with client to facilitate the offer negotiation process to successful completion.
  • Ensure responsiveness to client questions and needs, delivering a high level of client satisfaction.




  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience in a consultancy, client HR function, or professional services firm.
  • Subject matter expert in real estate and/or financial services.
  • Deep understanding of the market trends, challenges, opportunities, and competitors in their niche sectors and regions.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills; able to “juggle” responsibilities effectively in a high volume, fast-paced service environment.
  • Superior writing and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills (experience nurturing client relationships a plus).
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to think creatively, strategically, and holistically, as well as to challenge assumptions, test hypotheses, and learn from feedback.
  • High emotional intelligence.
  • A strong sense of ethics and integrity to uphold the highest standards of professionalism, quality, and confidentiality in their work.
  • Desire to work as part of a team to reach common goals.
  • Strong technical skills; proficiency in various digital tools and platforms (knowledge of Salesforce, LinkedIn, a plus).
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