Client Services

Orca’s service portfolio supports our mission of delivering peerless Executive Search and Selection capability to identify and introduce the very best of candidates to our clients, worldwide.

Our service range supports, enhances and extends our central thrust of research-based outreach to candidates. In this way our core competency is used to deliver the highest quality, pre-vetted professionals to satisfy the requirements of our clients.

With research teams based in every continent, our capability is immense and our reach is global.

Executive Search and Selection

This is the heart of our service portfolio. Every assignment is different and triggers its own unique research cycle. We work principally through networking and many of our candidates are not even considering a career move when we approach them. Although we do not rely on databases to churn out a list of candidates and often outdated resumes, we do track those we have previously engaged – they become a part of our network. Our research-based outreach approach is fundamentally different from the ‘pull’ approach of advertising campaigns and job boards.

Whether a brief is for a single senior executive or for a large team, our approach is founded on identifying candidates of the highest quality.

Exclusive Contingency

This engagement model is usually attractive to new clients, enabling them to experience the quality and effectiveness of our services and enabling us to prove that we can deliver to their requirements. A client agrees that the search will be exclusive for an agreed period with no other search firm engaged for a specific, single role.

A client enjoys the benefit of one hundred per cent of commitment, attention and effort from a dedicated team configured by us for the specific assignment. This delivers the optimum candidate talent for the nominated position in the required timescale. A fully transparent partnership is established with a client and is underpinned by optional comprehensive progress reporting which details companies, candidates and discussion status.

This option requires no financial investment to initiate the recruitment process.

Interim Management

Interim managers rarely enjoy the luxury of a ‘break-in’ period – they must perform 100% from day one. This takes a special breed of executive and almost all successful interim managers have developed their own individual approach to assignments. We rarely recommend ‘first time interims’ as our clients do not expect to pay for the learning curve. We do maintain close contact with our very best interim managers and network through them (as well as other channels) to research experienced candidates for new interim assignments.

Recruitment Process Outsourcing

This full-service outsourced staffing model supports increased hiring needs and variability during critical business evolution. Customised to a client’s organisation it is flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. This model deploys superbly – typically when a new business or production facility is being initiated. Read more…

Contract Placement

Our core business sectors have a long tradition of contract-based resourcing.

We excel in ‘RRR – Rapid Response Resourcing’ to help a client fill both urgent and regular contract role requirements. This unique process focuses on the priority requirements to quickly establish a shortlist of capable candidates.

Additional Related Services

Our service portfolio includes additional specialist services spanning:

Engagements Formats

Our engagement with clients can take several different forms (besides ad-hoc executive search) to suit specific client needs and budgets. These engagement models include Preferred Supplier, Exclusive Contingency and Periodic Retained Search.


During my time in Petronas Exploration & Production (2013 - 2016), I have received services by Omid to identify suitable candidates for key roles in the area of E&P Project Management. Omid has always acted with the highest level of integrity in his role. He was on top to identify possible candidates and has followed through to achieve the best result for all parties concerned. He has been following up on his commitments, which demonstrated that he is a reliable person to work with. During periods of difficult negotiations in the Asian context, he showed that he has the individual strength to master challenging situations. Without any doubts, I am comfortable to recommend his services to other customers.

Winifried Arens, Germany
VP Shell & Head of Project Management Learning in Pretonas