Griffith Group Executive Search – Research Lead

Griffith Group Executive Search – Research Lead{

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Founded by Jane Griffith, Griffith Group provides exceptional retained executive search services to its valued clients. Focused on senior level recruitment, our search team partners with not-for-profit, academic, and broader public organizations across Canada to support them with their executive search needs. Griffith Group is deeply rooted in the values of integrity, professionalism, and empowered innovation. We are committed to supporting, championing, and advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the workplace as we engage in identifying top-tier candidates for institutions across the country. 

Griffith Group is growing and looking for a Research Lead to add to our team. Reporting to the Managing Partner and Founder, the Research Lead is responsible for managing and conducting candidate identification and industry research on behalf of the firm and is an integral part of delivering solutions to our clients. Working collaboratively with the firms Partners’, the Research Lead is a key member of the team who helps set the search strategy, maps relevant markets, identifies target organizations most likely to yield qualified candidates, and understands job titles and reporting relationships to efficiently identify appropriate individuals to approach for the firm’s searches.  

As the ideal candidate, you have excellent attention to detail, are able to use judgment and discretion in handling confidential information and can manage conflicting timelines and projects. You are a highly motivated individual with strong research and data management skills. You are analytical and comfortable managing data with a high degree of accuracy. As work volume will vary throughout the year, you must be self-motivated, proactive, and can manage continuously shifting priorities and assignment needs. As the ideal candidate, you are an expert communicator with strong EQ, a team player, and do not hesitate to take initiative. You are highly organized, methodical, and can think on your feet. Strong IT skills are required, and you are comfortable with MS Office Suite, and CRM and Project Management platforms. Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree from a recognized university, and a masters level degree would be considered a strong asset.  

Griffith Group has a strong and engaged commitment to advancing Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility; candidates must have interest in contributing to this commitment.  

Griffith Group prides itself on its excellence, its team, and a culture that is collaborative, inclusive, innovative, and fast paced.  We embrace challenges, value kindness, and value kindness, work/life balance and the well being of our staff. Only candidates who will work towards the collective success of the firm, contribute to Griffith Group’s culture, and build collaborative and respectful relationships with colleagues will be selected for interviews. 

To express interest in this opportunity please apply in confidence to Jane Griffith (    

Griffith Group welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including but not limited to people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, Indigenous persons, people of colour, and other underrepresented races and nationalities persons with disabilities , and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Griffith Group.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Griffith Group throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 

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