Associate Sifter


Home based

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Associate Sifter

Location: Work from home / Flexible

Salary: Competitive daily rate.

GatenbySanderson are a group of talented, passionate, ambitious individuals, who together work across the fields of executive search, interim leadership and assessment and development to find and deliver the best Leaders to organisations working to provide public services.

We have placed 50 of the most senior roles in Government and successfully worked with 70 NHS Trusts and 105 Local Government Councils over the last year.  On average we place a Chair or CEO in NfP every week, manage over 150 Chair, NED and Council Member assignments a year and are the sole supplier to assess senior civil service talent.  The roles are often unique, at times politically sensitive and always interesting. 

Delivering across the public sector at national and local level; our expertise spans Central and Local government, Health, Not for Profit, Technology & Transformation, Regulation, Children’s and Adults’ Services, Housing and Education.  We engage directly with the leadership, operating as a trusted advisor and insightful partner to help find, assess and secure the right talent for their organisation.

GatenbySanderson continues to grow and we are looking for hi-calibre individuals to help us to deliver our core services. We require individuals to join us as Associate Sifters, enabling us to meet the high demands we have for assessing talent at CV and Application stage. 

To be successful in the role we need people to have a strength of written skills and an ability to clearly assess and then articulate the merits of individuals and why they should be considered for positions of a senior nature. Able to analyse CVs and supporting statements – sometimes in volume – you will be able to differentiate between what makes for a good or great applicant.  You will be able to provide a balanced argument and synthesise why a group of individuals should be considered by our client. We require an attention to detail, an ability to write and to have a flexibility in terms of style and approach.

Prior knowledge or interest in the public sector and/or experience of working in the field of recruitment/human resources would be advantageous.  We offer a clear support structure, training and guidance, flexible and part time working hours, working from home and competitive daily rates.

If you wish to find out more or apply, please contact Ella Milward Hamylton with your CV and reasons for interest, at  Please use “Associate Sifter” as your email subject line.

If you wish to find out more or apply, please contact Ella Milward Hamylton with your CV and reasons for interest, at  Please use “Associate Sifter” as your email subject line.