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Hays Executive in Australia provides a highly effective, value added recruitment service to our client base and focuses on the selection of managerial, technical, sales and marketing professionals. We are committed to setting new standards in strategic search and selection through the development of close relationships with clients and a clear understanding of their business. Our results support the effectiveness of our methodology and are a reflection of both our market understanding and expertise as well as the strength of the relationships built over 30 years of operation in the region.

Practice areas

Commercial and industrial
Banking and finance

We are the recruiting experts in executive finance for Australia’s banking and financial services sector. From retail banks to investment banks, fund managers to superannuation, insurance or financial planning firms, our expertise allows us to find the right person to achieve lasting impact in your world of work.

Our extensive middle management and executive database, local market knowledge and professional networks allow us to identify talented senior management and board directors. Our dedicated executive recruitment consultants are experts at assessing and benchmarking leadership talent, and fully understand the banking sector. Through our global network, we access the largest pool of available candidates in the major international banking centres of the world. Whether considering the recruitment of a technical specialist in treasury, or the appointment of a CEO, our executive banking and finance recruiting experts have deep market knowledge and unquestionable reputations.

Recent successful assignments include:

  • CEO, a private non-bank lender (search and selection)
  • General Manager, Funding & Development, a private non-bank lender (search and selection)
  • Senior Manager, Investor Relations, a big 4 bank (database search)
  • Head of Investment Accounting, a global custodian (search and selection)
  • Head of Risk & Analytics, a global custodian (advertised and selection)
  • Treasurer, Top 200 ASX listed company (database search)
  • Senior Manager, Treasury Financial Control, a big 4 bank (advertised and selection)
  • General Manager, Internal Audit, a leading superannuation administrator (search and selection)
  • Manager Accounting & Unit Pricing, global custodian (database search)
  • Director, Project Finance a leading PPP infrastructure investment company (advertised selection)
Public sector

Hays Executives' public sector team is dedicated to the sourcing and selection of permanent and interim senior executives for the Australian Government, state governments, local councils and the charitable and Not-for-Profit sector. See further details below.

In recognition of the quality of our senior executive recruitment service, we are contracted as a preferred supplier to many public sector organisations and have been successful in recruiting the following roles:

  • Chief Executive Officer, Australian Government statutory authority (advertised and search)
  • Managing Director and General Manager, a Victorian local water authority (advertised and selection)
  • Regional Director and Assistant Regional Director, Victorian Government Department (search and selection)
  • Chief Financial Officer, leading Victorian community services organisation (advertised and selection)
  • Director Business Development, a Victorian Statutory Authority (search and selection)
  • Chief Operating Officer, a Victorian housing authority, (advertised and selection)
  • Chief Operating Officer, a large federal government department (search and selection)
  • General Manager HR (advertised and selection)
  • Executive Director, Corporate Services, statutory authority (advertised and selection)
  • Chief Finance and Information Officer, statutory authority (search and selection)
  • Chief Financial Officer – Indigenous statutory authority (search and selection)
  • Chief Internal Auditor, a large federal government department (advertised and search)
  • Chief Executive Officer, a charitable organisation (advertised and search)
  • Chief Executive Officer, religious organisation (advertised and selection)
  • Director Corporate Services, a large local council (advertised and selection)

Our market knowledge and expertise ensures we deliver exceptional results for our customers in today's competitive talent environment.

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