Businesses, even otherwise well-managed businesses, often cut corners when seeking to review and reinforce their senior management teams. In part this is because although most will accept that the senior management team is critical to the business, it is not the business. External assistance will help ensure that the senior management team is given the attention it deserves whilst ensuring business continues as normal.

Reviewing the effectiveness of your senior management team

For some, staff appraisal and development is something you get promoted out of when you join the senior management team. We take a different view. The performance of the senior management team requires skilled, focused, constructive attention. At Rupert Merson LLP we have helped senior management teams review and revise their appraisal processes, both at the level of the team and individually. We have helped to design and introduce new appraisal processes, including 360-degree processes. We are licensed to deploy a range of psychometric tools and will be pleased to advise on these where appropriate.

Making a difference

Effective appraisal asks questions, it doesn’t provide answers. At Rupert Merson LLP we have worked with members of senior management teams and their members work through the implications of their appraisals, helping with coaching and counselling services, recommending external training and education solutions, and providing such solutions ourselves.

Recruiting to your senior team

Rupert Merson LLP partners are experienced recruiters to the boards and senior management teams of entrepreneurial businesses, partnerships, family businesses and not-for-profits. We have particular expertise finding chief executives, finance directors and non-executive directors.

We always tailor our recruitment process to the particular assignment. As with all our service offerings we choose to work with our clients rather than for them, recognising that owner-managers care more about senior level recruitment and expect more involvement in the process.

In addition to building a long-list of quality candidates, we can help with all of the following:

  • Job and person specifications
  • Screening applications
  • Interview design and delivery
  • Selection panel design and chairmanship
  • Psychometric testing
  • Technical interviewing
  • Informal referencing
  • Qualification checking and CV verification
  • Remuneration package design and negotiation

Working with us

Is it time to refresh your approach to reviewing the performance of your senior management team? Is it time to add new members to the team? If so, why not contact us for a conversation to support your thinking?

Client Stories

New appraisal systems in professional services firm

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Recent recruitment assignments conducted by Rupert Merson LLP partners

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Remuneration committee membership

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