Walter James is a global executive search and human capital advisory firm working across a wide variety of sectors and geographies. We are a venture capital-backed private company that consists of several ex-industry partners, experienced associates, and a dedicated in-house research team.
Collectively we share a vision to promote and deliver diverse, innovative and high-performing talent to our clients, and we take pride and enjoyment from working with a wide range of inspiring and thought-provoking people from all walks of life. We look to challenge and make a positive impact in every action we undertake and are consistently pushing for excellence in what we do.
Searches completed in 60 days
Candidates placed still with the company
Passive candidates placed
"Walter James put culture and character fit above anything else and believe a personal approach should come first.
With the world becoming increasingly more digital, it enables greater access to talent. Access doesn’t guarantee excellence."
We provide clients with more diverse shortlists (in line with the D&I KPIs and requirements for the respective position). We benchmark our shortlists against the wider talent market and provide you with the respective insights and data points.
We make clients more aware of unconscious bias and how to reduce it.
We provide data on the benefits of female talent and their positive business characteristics.
We inform hiring decisions by providing realistic market information of diverse talent pools for target functions and skills areas.
We collate insights on specific career drivers of diversity groups to allow clients to create a compelling attraction and retention proposition.
We ensure a consistent regeneration of our pipeline of passive diverse talent.
Work completed in The Americas
Work completed in Europe
Work completed in Asia-Pac
Walter James have helped us in identifying and securing a number of executive leadership team hires for the business. They put a high level of care and emphasis on understanding our culture and business requirements
Chief People Officer | Alvogen
Walter James delivers excellent service. They are extremely proactive and have an excellent sense in terms of our requirements, our culture, and candidate fit.
VP Talent Acquisition | DSM
11 January 2021
An Innovative Relationship: Digitisation, Marketing and Supply Chain
Fundamentally if we get the marketing right, we drive demand creation and thus we directly impact the supply chain strategy. There is no doubt that consumer habits have evolved and have been accelerated by the global pandemic. This is not simply about the channels which we all buy from, but also cyclical buying habits that link with optimisation of inventory and distribution.
23 November 2020
Robert Smith in conversation with Philip Greenfield, International Supply Chain & Logistics Executive
Walter James recently spoke with Philip Greenfield, an International multi-channel Supply Chain and Logistics Executive with 30 years hands-on experience in EMEA, Asia and North America specializing in Retail, FMCG, Luxury and eCommerce. Philip shared his insights around a number of topics including supply chain transformation, the role of a supply chain leader today and the growing future of e-commerce.
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