Top Executive Researcher

Russell Reynolds Associates

Russell Reynolds Associates (RRA) Stockholm was established in 2003. The office serves domestic and international top tier clients, specializing in cross-border searches and working across all major industries. Their office is located at Hamngatan in Stockholm. As a Researcher within Executive Search you will aid RRA clients in making sure that they build high performing management teams and boards by hiring top Executives and non-executive Directors.

Russell Reynolds Associates is a global search and leadership advisory firm founded 1969 in New York. Our 400+ consultants in 47 offices work with public, private and nonprofit organizations across all industries and regions. We help our clients build teams of transformational leaders who can meet today's challenges and anticipate the digital, economic and political trends that are reshaping the global business environment. From helping boards with their structure, culture and effectiveness to identifying, assessing and defining the best leadership for organizations – our teams bring their decades of expertise to help clients solve their most complex leadership issues.

Profile & Role

We are now looking for a business and result oriented Researcher with strong communication skills to join our team!

As Researcher within Executive Search you will:

  • Aid our clients in making sure that they hire top performing executives to their management teams and non-executive directors to their boards
  • Play an integral part of the Stockholm office and Research team, working with consultants based in Stockholm and occasionally on international assignments
  • Prepare pitch material, meet and actively participate in business development with top tier clients (listed and PE backed) across the Nordic region
  • Take the lead of critical phases in the search process including crafting ideal profiles, quickly grasp and translate business context into client needs
  • Identify, interact with and evaluate top executives to build a high quality candidate line up for our clients
  • Build and maintain a strong network among senior executives within the Nordic business community
  • Be a part of the global RRA industry network gaining access to international trends across industries from executives and RRA professionals across the world
  • Be able to build your expertise and become the go-to person in “your” industries/ topics/ functions over time


  • 2-5 years of work experience
  • Experience from Management consulting, PR consulting or similar is meriting
  • International experience is meriting


  • Solid interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with ability to build rapport with senior management
  • Good verbal and numeral ability as well as attention to details
  • Fluency in written and verbal Swedish and English
  • Relevant Academic degree (i.e. Business or Engineering)

Personal characteristics

  • Independent team player with high integrity and down to earth approach
  • Ambitious but unpretentious
  • Interest in the Swedish Industrial/business landscape and market trends

Career and development opportunities

The right candidate will be offered attractive development opportunities including working on assignments, both national and international, in close cooperation with clients and colleagues worldwide. Local and international training and coaching is part of the researcher program. The position contains some travel to client locations and other RRA offices around the world for assignments and trainings. Depending on performance we also offer the opportunity to move into a consultant career path as you progress within RRA.

The recruitment process is ongoing; therefore, we ask you to send your application as soon as possible. Click the link below to apply.