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Progression and Mobility: advance your career with Oliver James Associates Hong Kong

11 May 2016


Do you work in recruitment? Are you keen to work in Asia?

Working overseas can actually help you fast track your career as it demonstrates your flexibility, resourcefulness and ability to adapt to unfamiliar environments. Oliver James Associates encourages international mobility for its employees. Aside from providing an exciting career path for staff looking to develop their careers internationally, it helps us provide a stable, sustainable business transferring our culture and business values to our overseas markets.  

Hong Kong is the gateway to China, the world’s largest trading economy. It’s the financial centre and business hub of the country; a super connector for global businesses. Not only does Hong Kong present a wealth of opportunity, it also offers an exceptional lifestyle. What does it take to succeed there? A competitive nature, sense of urgency and the ability to influence; all qualities associated with the ‘Oliver James DNA’.

A role with us is not just a job, it’s a career. We place you at the forefront of recruitment, provide industry-leading training and encourage you to continually build your networks. A career with us is not only rewarding financially, but also provides you with exceptional international opportunities and development capabilities that surpass our competitors. It’ll be the most exciting career move you’ll make. 

Why Oliver James Associates Hong Kong? Established in 2002, we are the leading financial and professional services recruitment firm across 14 vertical markets. We are proud to partner with prestigious clients across Insurance, Banking and Consulting including Prudential, AXA, Generali, MetLife. The depth and breadth of our experience, internal knowledge, established processes and excellent client service means our partners see us as an extension of their business. We are reliable, trustworthy, vertical market experts who are committed to being the best; investing in our employees and business activities to foster an environment that attracts great people and provides the tools and motivation to deliver exceptional results.

Our strong, international presence has helped us to achieve outstanding performance year on year and further growth in our specialist markets. We encourage and support international moves for our employees, believing that key talent should lead and drive our business in other markets and contribute to business strategy. It’s an exciting time for us, as we continue to grow nationally and internationally and we want you to be part of our journey in Asia.  

Why Hong Kong? Hong Kong is a dynamic city with excellent growth opportunities. It’s cosmopolitan and business-friendly with a stable, growing economy and is the ideal place to do business. Aside from great weather, the culture and room for exploration from wonderful restaurants to exciting nightlife makes it a vibrant, enticing and above all, rewarding city. Hong Kong is home from home for many expatriate professionals, whilst retaining its unique culture so you’ll be close to like-minded individuals and have the opportunity to build friendships and network with other industry professionals and influencers.

Our Hong Kong office reflects the culture and entrepreneurial spirit of Oliver James Associates. Jonny Plews, previously one of Oliver James Associates’ top billers, now leads our Asia-Pacific operation. Jonny began his career with us as a researcher and experienced rapid promotion within the company. International careers are crucial to our growth strategy and we actively encourage our top billers to lead our overseas operations, just like Jonny.

Jonny has built long-term, high quality relationships with a multitude of prestigious clients and candidates. With an 86% % staff retention rate, the Hong Kong office provides a winning mix of professionalism coupled with a market savvy, unrivalled understanding of both Asian and international business culture. You’ll grow and develop with an exceptional team of consultants and Directors, leading from the front and having a say in the drive and direction of the business. If you’re seeking an international move, hold the motivation, ambition, dedication and team spirit associated with Oliver James Associates and you’re looking for a financially rewarding career with great development potential, join our Hong Kong office.

With a competitive base salary and an appealing incentive scheme, we ensure you’re rewarded financially. The core strength of Oliver James is our people and socialising is an integral part of our company culture. We work hard and play hard, celebrating success and rewarding achievements. There are a multitude of social occasions throughout the year, including our infamous quarterly ‘Lunch Club’ for top billers, an annual Summer event, two Christmas parties and drinks every Friday evening.

Our recruitment expertise in the Asia-Pacific market is possibly best demonstrated by two recent wins in the prestigious Recruitment International Awards, whereby we took home the gongs for ‘Growth Company of the Year’ alongside ‘Recruiter of the Year’.

If you’re interested in a rewarding career with exceptional, industry-leading coaching, international opportunities, deeply rooted vision, core values and outstanding benefits, join Oliver James Associates Hong Kong.

If you’re interested in opportunities with Oliver James Associates Hong Kong, get in touch today with Jessica Schwier +44 (0)161 8307836

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