Executive Search

Focusing searches on senior level talent, we provide you with your leaders.

Executive Search is the core service and reason Smart Search Recruitment was founded. Our Human Resources firm has more 10 years of experience in advising clients across a wide variety of verticals on the recruitment of high-level candidates throughout Thailand and Indochina. Our consultants are dedicated to meeting clients’ needs in order to make Smart Search Recruitment the best Executive Search firm in South East Asia.


Our Executive Search services are based on the fundamental principle that Quality is the key to a precise search success. Quality is the driving factor for each and every one of our executive placements. Smart Search Recruitment is passionate about successfully delivering on its Executive Search mandates – our mission is to gain the trust of our clients by consistently placing the right candidates in line with our client requirements. In order to achieve our quality standards, Smart Search Recruitment follows a strict Executive Search process that has been tried and tested since our firm’s establishment.


In addition to our strict selection process, Smart Search’s extensive on-the-ground presence via our partnership with EMA Partners across 34 countries contributes to our high-quality solutions to senior-level recruitment projects. Our team of experienced specialists is dedicated to providing you with the best leaders and managers for executive placements across all sectors.

Our Executive Search Processes follow a strict adherence to the following processes


  • 01

    Define business needs and search context

  • 02

    Role and candidate profile description

  • 03

    Search plan


Identification & Assessment

  • 01

    Direct search

  • 02


  • 03

    Database search

  • 04

    Internet and other candidate sources

  • 05

    Integration of internal candidates

  • 06

    Telephone interviews

  • 07

    Consultant interviews

  • 08

    Competency assessment

  • 09

    Progress reports



  • 01

    Shortlist of candidates

  • 02

    Detailed assessment reports

  • 03

    Client interviews


Selection of Executive

  • 01

    Finalist interview

  • 02

    Contract negotiation

  • 03

    Formal reference check and background checks


Contact us to discuss
your needs

In addition to our strict selection process, Smart Search's
extensive on-the-ground presence.

Woman Running

captcha image generated