Our Services:

Executive Search Solutions

Interim/Associate Recruitment

Executive Search Solutions – Permanent Hires

97% of our permanent placements come from headhunt. Our service is discreet, decisive and it delivers. Why not call the headhunting experts and take advantage of our secure professional service? – It could be the best call you make.  Don’t just take our word for it; we are fully reference-able.


Retained Search – X-Ray Search™

Retained X-Ray Search™– deep, precise, OUTCOMEDRIVEN -not output driven. As a boutique executive search firm Ripe4 are frequently retained both in the UK and across Europe for their dedicated recruitment offering. This is our clients preferred method of working particularly for managerial, technically challenging or business critical roles.

We are 100%accountableand will work to mutually agreed SLA’s in partnership with our client. We work towards an interview calibre shortlist and placement deadline across a clear defined timeline. We even offer a 100% money-back guarantee on the upfront payment if we fail to deliver interview calibre candidates. This search utilises our highly attuned proprietary ‘recruitment innovation model’


It is not simply about showing clients the candidates who are in the market – it is more about showing those from within the market who may be invisible to the less seasoned operator or casual observer. Ripe4 leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of customer fulfilment.  Not content with merely satisfying client need, at Ripe4 our aim is to deliver excellence; delivering the people who will add unexpected value and drive your business into the next century”- A. YoungHead of Global Search Practice & Group CEO


Ripe4 are ‘Retained X-Ray Search™’ experts in the following areas across Service & Manufacturing Operations:

  • Operational Effectiveness (Transformations Directors, Programme Directors, Heads of Risk, Process Improvement Leaders, LSS Master Black Belts)
  • Senior Operations(Operations Directors, CxO, Plant Managers)
  • Supply Chain & Procurement (Supply Chain Directors, Heads of Procurement)
  • Engineering, Quality, Health & Safety (Engineering Managers to QA Managers to SHE Leaders and Group Heads of Quality)

TRUST Ripe4: We also take on challenging and niche technical roles – Confident in our money back guarantee clients can rest assured they will receive peace of mind that they have the right choice of search partner. Ripe4 will always give you an honest appraisal before they take on a role as we only seek to work the roles we know we can execute and deliver the desired outcome for any client.

Our deep sector expertise includes:

  • FMCG
  • Packaging
  • Chemical
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Mobile Payments & Technology
  • Aerospace & Automotive
  • Engineering
  • Energy, Power & Utilities
  • Logistics & Distribution
  • Retail Operations

To learn more about the many advantages of partnering with Ripe4 on an X-Ray™ retained search contact our dedicated ‘X-Ray Search™’ consultants. +44 (0)203 758 9695

Contingency (No Win No Fee) – Spotlight Search™

Where our clients prefer a more traditional recruitment partner or they initially wish to test our service on a no win-no fee basis then our classic contingency service offering is an alternative offering. Ripe4 utilise a combinational approach to recruitment. This means the client experience search and selection, talent bank and headhunting as deemed appropriate to the assignment. A consultation between a ripe4 consultant and the client will decide on the most appropriate course of action. Typical this type of service appeals to those clients seeking to fill non-critical lower to mid-level positions where the skill set required is more generalist. One key recruitment specialist will focus on delivery and fulfil necessary cultural and technical request. For the widest, deepest most thorough approach to all critical hires select X-Ray Search™

Advertised Selection- Brand Awareness campaign

Ripe4 understand the power of branding and the strength of word of mouth. Take advantage of Ripe4 as a leading advertiser in the quality national/trade press and websites (including some strategic and exclusive partners relevant to the sectors in which we operate, Ripe4 offers a wealth of experience in creating and managing all aspects of a comprehensive recruitment advertising campaign. We are very experienced in planning integrated media campaigns, incorporating the best mix of on and off-line options, to attract the highest quality, best fit candidates.


Initially we will either write the copy, or work and advise you on the advertising format/layout and creative content. Once the campaign is underway we handle all administration associated with the response handling. Upon evaluation of all the applications we conduct preliminary interviews, technical test and personality screening before presenting a shortlist of suitable candidates to our clients. We proactively manage the final interviews and offer process, managing the feedback from both candidate and client to ensure a successful conclusion to the assignment.


Our clients select this service most often where the appointment could suit candidates from a variety of backgrounds or where the client is seeking broad reach for a specific job role.

What makes the Ripe4 advertised selection unique is our very own MindKapture™ approach enabling us to reach out to 4 different personality types and ensure that your job role reaches the widest yet most relevant audience. MindKapture™ another innovation from Ripe4 – call us for more details and to assess your needs. +44 (0)203 758 9695

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