Johannesburg, South Africa

Woodburn Mann Executive Search and Leadership Assessment Consultancy has been in operation in Johannesburg, South Africa, since 1982 and is a leading research based Headhunter firm based in the central business district of Sandton,South Africa. Woodburn Mann is a dominant player in the executive search, placement and talent recruitment industry throughout South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.

Woodburn Mann (Pty) Limited and Woodburn Mann Equity Partners (Pty) Limited, now trading as Amrop Woodburn Mann since joining the global Amrop network as a partner firm in early 2018, are among the leading Executive Search and Leadership Consultancies in southern Africa. Woodburn Mann Equity Partners (Pty) Limited, a Black Economic Empowerment Company, was established in 2003, and is a BEE Level 2 service provider.

For further information on Amrop Woodburn Mann, please visit www.amropwoodburnmann.co.za.

In South Africa; Ghana; Kenya; Tanzania; and Nigeria Woodburn Mann offers consulting services that address the key leadership needs of major organisations; the appointment, evaluation and development of world class, globally competitive executive talent. The business has formed a number of local and international strategic alliances which add considerable value to the company’s service offerings. The suite of consulting services includes:

Top Level Appointments

  • Identification of key decision-makers through discreet research
    • Main Board Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Director Search
    • Executive Search for remuneration levels above     R1 000 000 / US$100 000 per annum
    • Interim Executive Search: Short-term contract executives
  • Identification of senior managers through electronic and print media advertising
    • Management Selection: for remuneration levels between R750 000 and R1 000 000 per annum

Evaluation Consultancy

  • Board of Directors: Composition, profiling and appraisal in terms of King III recommendations
  • Top Executive Succession Planning
  • Holistic Audits: Assessment of strategy, structure and management capability
  • Subjective Individual Assessment: Identification of potential for promotion or development
  • Psychometric Assessment: Appropriate level occupationally oriented assessment batteries conducted by Industrial Psychologists
  • Executive Remuneration: Comparative market related pay, benefits and incentives through an association with one of the largest remuneration consultancies in Africa
  • Performance Management: a Web-based system
  • Contract Research: Sophisticated niche market research for business planning

Executive Development

  • Coaching: Developing leadership skills, individual coaching, team coaching and coaching development within organizations.
  • Counselling: Retrenchment, attitudinal, mid-life/career, stress, retirement

A hallmark of Woodburn Mann is that it is able to view an organisation from a holistic point of view, using a well-qualified multi-disciplinary team approach. Strategic alliances with organisations that provide specialist synergistic services, augment those provided from Woodburn Mann’s internal resources.

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