Purpose and Impact
At Spencer Stuart, we discover and develop leadership for a better future. As leadership consulting and executive search professionals, we understand outstanding leaders drive business performance. Through our portfolio of services and deep industry, functional and geographic expertise, we help our clients find complex and integrated solutions to address evolving leadership needs at a global scale. We are known for working collaboratively and executing with discipline, with expertise spanning senior-level executive search, board recruitment, board effectiveness, succession planning, in-depth senior management assessment, employee engagement, culture shaping, merger integration and organizational effectiveness. With unrivaled access to leading executives around the world, Spencer Stuart works with a wide range of clients, including multinational corporations, entrepreneurial businesses, private equity firms, family-owned companies and nonprofit organizations. Earning a seat at the table, we provide the insight organizations need to build and enhance high-performing boards and executive teams who make a real difference in their organizations.
History and Key Facts
Spencer Stuart has more than 60 years of experience in leadership consulting. We have built a reputation for delivering real impact for our clients around the world. Spencer Stuart operates as a privately held partnership and has become one of the largest global executive search and leadership consulting firms with:
- 70+ offices in over 30 countries with more than 50 practice specialties
- 2,400 colleagues around the world from diverse professional and personal backgrounds
- Leading-edge capabilities that we continue to augment. In 2019 and early 2020, we expanded our offerings in leadership development and culture and added new capabilities in employee engagement and HR talent and advisory with the acquisitions of several Aon business units (now known as Kincentric, a Spencer Stuart Company) and Cambria Consulting.
At Spencer Stuart, we have a long-standing commitment to diversity as evidenced through our partnerships, initiatives and achievements:
- Our diversity partnerships include WomenCorporateDirectors, Paradigm for Parity, the 30% Club, Chief Executive Women, KPMG Connect on Board, Lean In, Diligent Corporation, MLT, and the C200
- In 2020, we hired Wanda Felton as a consultant for the Boards Practice to advise and help us advance diversity in the Board room
- Also in 2020, 62% of our U.S. Board Placements were women or BIPOC
- Annually, our team places more than 1,000 diversity candidates into key executive positions
Equally dedicated to driving results for clients and caring for our team, we pride ourselves on fostering a special culture, one where relationships, insight, excellence, curiosity, global spirit and humor are highly valued. Our brand, reputation, professional platform and career trajectory are incredibly compelling for talented individuals who desire to grow and develop in a distinguished professional-services firm.
Analysts at Spencer Stuart are responsible for producing industry and/or functional analysis reports in support of search engagements, internal meetings and new business initiatives. This includes competitive information, trends across sub-sectors and target company list development. The analyst provides analysis and conclusions to be incorporated into client-ready documents. Over time, it is expected that the analyst will develop industry expertise by maintaining an awareness of industry trends and “best in class” leaders/future leaders.
Financial Services Practice
The Financial Services practice is one of the firm’s largest, most successful, and globally integrated practice areas. Representing nearly one-fifth of the firm’s worldwide client base, the Financial Services Practice is staffed by experienced industry practitioners around the world.
Consumer Financial Services
Our Consumer Financial Services (CFS) practice is one the biggest and fastest growing segments of our overall Financial Services team. The CFS team conducts search work across functions for consumer and commercial banks, credit card companies and other specialty lenders, and payments companies. Typical searches in this space include CEOs, CFOs, Chief Credit Officers, and heads of business units. The CFS team also does a fair amount of Chief Marketing Officer search work for both large financial institutions, and smaller emerging growth companies as well. The group has seen particular growth in mobile payment, and digital marketing in the recent past, as firms change how they interact with consumers.
Please visit www.spencerstuart.com for additional information on the CFS Practice at Spencer Stuart.
Compensation and benefits are commensurate with other high-end professional services firms.
Spencer Stuart is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
In order to be considered for this role you must complete an application on Spencer Stuart’s website. We will not be able to consider your candidacy unless an application is received.