Professional Services

Professional services are a collective term covering a wide range of professions and roles. The sector is characterized by a development in which more and more companies, both in the public and private sector, are associated with specialized expertise for specific needs to a greater extent.

This is done either in addition to, or instead of, the use of internal resources. Some examples of professional service providers are lawyers, consulting engineers, technology consultants and strategy consultants. Therefore, to provide the most demanded and competitive services to their clients, it is crucial for the companies in these industries to acquire the best competence.

Requirements for future leaders in professional services

The most essential thing for leaders and leading professionals in professional services, is to ensure that their clients can offer the most relevant expertise possible by efficient and competitive deliveries. This involves recruiting the most competent employees, as well as facilitating continuous competence development and ensuring low turnover among the employees.

It is crucial to build a position and identity within the market. Customer satisfaction, re-engagement and reputation are three key parameters for success. To win, develop and maintaining customers, having good ethical attitudes and deliveries in accordance with laws, regulations and professional standards are critical.

BackerSkeie has long and extensive experience in recruiting leaders to professional service providers, typically at the partner and director levels. Among other things, we work with clients in:

  • Legal services
  • Services within strategy and change management
  • Sales and branding services
  • Infrastructure and engineering services
  • Services at the intersection of human capital, finance capital and technology

Read more about how BackerSkeie works with Executive Search here.

Why choose BackerSkeie for your leader recruitment?

Industry specific and functional competence: Through recruiting numbers of leaders and experts to leading firms within professional services, our experienced consultants have accumulated considerable expertise about the business of the leading firms, while also about the industries served by the service industry. Throughout their own career, our consultants also have extensive experience in purchasing, follow-up and use of various types of consulting services.

Placement power and network: We have extensive experience in attracting the ideal candidates on relevant terms. Our brand has a strong reputation in the market, and we have a wide network of candidates and informants that we bring into each recruitment process.

Quality and experience: BackerSkeie has over 15 years of experience in the market, and has consequently established a robust and innovative methodology for recruiting leaders and board members to clients with high requirements. To deliver the best matched candidates, we have a thorough process and uses only certified tools. BackerSkeie has expertise in recruiting.

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