Trusted Search Partner for the Investment Industry

At Novus Executives we have 10 years of experience as a leading search partner for the Investment Industry supporting Private Equity Firms, Investment Banks, Asset Managers and Development Banks.

We ensure highly professional and confidential recruitment searches for all junior to senior level hires. Helping our partners to access the best global talent for their firms.

Our dedicated sector experience includes Credit, InfrastructureInvestment Banking and Advisory, Private Equity,Real EstateVenture Capital and Growth Equity.

 

What Makes Us Different

As a search consultancy, we use a personal approach and take the time to truly get to know your requirements, culture and business. Combining this with market insights, our decades of Investment experience and a comprehensive search approach, we guarantee a premium candidate experience, whilst ensuring you make the right hire for your business.

We pride ourselves on working with Innovative, forward-thinking funds that help build and shape a better future. This is reflected in our name, with the word “innovation” deriving from the Latin word “novus” meaning new. As well as our mission statement:

 

Connecting talented and passionate investment professionals with organisations to build a better future.  

Investment Recruitment Search Services
 

We ensure a highly professional and confidential service for all junior to senior level hires. Our services include Dedicated Search and Executive Search, as well as comprehensive Candidate Assessment and support with Diversity and Inclusion hires.

 

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Investment Sectors


We have been supporting businesses in the Investment sector for over 10 years and have deep rooted specialisms in Credit, InfrastructureInvestment Banking and Advisory, Private Equity,Real Estate, Venture Capital and Growth Equity.

 

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Vacancies
 

At Novus Executives we don’t work in the business of ‘jobs’.

We support individuals with their long-term professional journey, helping them find a position that supports their career goals and ambitions.

 

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He was able to provide good quality candidates to us and used our feedback well to cater for our requirements. Novus Executives have shown to us that they have an excellent network, not only in London but also across Europe. I would highly recommend using Novus Executives if you are looking to recruit within the technology sector.

DIP Capital

We have found the Novus Executives team to be experienced in sourcing quality international candidates for our specialised mandate. They understand our business and our culture fit and have to date successfully placed four candidates. We appreciate the professional contribution the Novus team has made to assisting with our recruitment needs.

Inspired Evolution Investment Management (Pty) Ltd

Good understanding of our needs. Good pool of candidates received. Novus Executives was engaged throughout, and very on top of things. We would use again.

Greencoat Capital

We chose to retain Jamie on a number of assignments for our investment team. So far he has successfully completed mid and senior level assignments in both Frankfurt and London. Jamie has a great understanding of the structure of Mileway and the company culture, which has helped him deliver such positive results. I would highly recommend him if you are looking to add to your real estate team.

Mileway

I am glad Novus Executives was in charge of the recruitment for my current position. Thanks to their perseverance and patience, we had very insightful discussions whilst I was hesitating, and they helped me make the right decision.

Inspired Evolution

Novus Executives did a great job identifying, pre-screening, and presenting highly relevant candidates to us in a timely manner. In a very tight labor market for the type of experienced, specialized analysts we were looking for, Novus Executives presented us with numerous qualified individuals and were able to employ our top choice.  We would not hesitate to recommend Novus Executives and plan to use their services in future.

EC M&A

Professional, quick turnaround times with frank feedback even at late hours, proactive, eager to find practical solutions to unexpected situations, and meeting the needs of both, potential employer and candidate. He takes a keen interest in pushing candidates he believes will be ideal for the job and goes the extra mile to ensure a work contract will close. In the post-deal process he sounds out successful candidates for their feedback. I can highly recommend Matt and appreciate his efforts for achieving a deal closing in my case.

Vice President, Sonnedix

It’s all about you! That’s how Novus Executives makes you feel. No question is out of bounds, and they are always accessible. They really are a true credit to their profession. They have a very rare skill of being able to combine tact with empathy and intelligence. Thank you - it has been an utter pleasure!

Wren House Infrastructure

During my recruitment process as a successful candidate, Novus Executives were supportive throughout the whole process; including post appointment, and I found them incredibly attentive and responsive which provided a high level of transparency and peace of mind.

Cubico Sustainable Investments

Very positive - Working with Novus Executives, everyone has been attentive, proactive and easyto work with, while respecting our internal processes and pace.

Sonnedix

I worked with Sam in obtaining my current role as I was intending to move from Australia to Denmark. Sam had been very helpful throughout the process - very responsive and clear communications. He always made time for me should I have any questions. I would recommend him.

Senior Asset Manager, AIP

We have enjoyed working with Novus Executives – they fully understood the brief and sourced great candidates which led to three new hires. Ross was very helpful and extremely responsive which is vital during busy recruitment periods.

Silverpeak