John Macleod affords in excess of 20 years Full Cycle Specialist Search Experience – from Strategic Planning (Recruitment Transformation) through Requirements Analysis, Competitive Mapping, Candidate Pooling, Identification and Attraction through to Candidate delivery utilising significant personal networks and executive sourcing techniques – across a variety of sectors and business functions.
Most latterly, for the past nine years he has focussed on the Cyber Security environment successfully working with some of the world’s foremost Cyber solutions and services suppliers, systems integrators and consulting companies. His extensive Executive and Specialist Search background has proved invaluable in successfully responding to the scarcity of talent in this business-critical environment. It has driven the need to effectively apply all those specialist search methodologies – proactive and research based – to resourcing needs across the Cyber landscape – and not simply at ‘C’ level.
His sector experience encompasses Software/IT, Defence, Aerospace and Security where he additionally affords significant consulting experience including the assessment and re-alignment of internal recruitment operations. Commercially focussed and consultative in approach John is an innovative and creative thinker constantly seeking out solutions outside the existing scope of practice. Experienced in successfully defining and managing multiple projects, often across diverse geographies he is expert in aligning and integrating business and recruitment strategies to meet business growth and development ambitions.