International Recruitment

Totum is delighted to support professional services firms in their pursuit of top talent to fill key business operations roles across the world, as well as help candidates to identify exciting opportunities overseas.

As professional services  firms have gone global, business services roles have expanded overseas too. In offices across the world, business services professionals are now helping to establish and cement their firms’ market position and to support sustainable growth.

Totum has successfully filled positions in South Africa, India, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, UAE, Cayman, Australia, New York and various financial centres across Europe. Typically, we have helped candidates to relocate from the UK, have supported people to move jobs within the same country – and have also helped candidates to return to the UK once they have spent some part of their careers overseas.  

We are supported in this effort by strategic alliances that help us deliver seamless cross-border capabilities and sector expertise. 

Totum’s international alliances

To ensure seamless global coverage, we are delighted to enjoy international support in the shape of alliances with leading recruitment businesses Seldon Rosser and Calibrate Legal (in Australia and the US respectively).

We work with them on assignments needing a global reach in addition to research projects focused on business services. This helps us to offer you a truly global service, wherever in the world you might need it.

Business services teams in UK professional services firms are particularly sophisticated. Such talent is of considerable appeal to US firms, whether it’s to help build their London offices or to work from the US building operational capabilities and growing their international base.

These trends have moved our Totum team closer to the US market, not only through our work with US firms operating in London, but also through our increasing presence in the US itself – helped via our close partnership with Calibrate Legal. Together we have worked on recruitment and research projects across UK/US markets.

Calibrate Legal partners with clients to help capture and articulate the value of their human capital investments, and to advance the dialogue between law firm leadership and the Revenue Enablers™ who are critical to advancing their strategies. Their team is committed to helping law firms position themselves at the forefront of the next era of the legal industry by placing sophisticated talent, engaging firm leadership and building cultures driven by meaningful data.

For more information on Calibrate Legal, contact Calibrate CEO Jennifer Scalzi: [email protected]

Totum's International alliances

Totum’s strategic alliance with Australian recruitment firm Seldon Rosser, provides clients with a combined candidate reach spanning the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.

‘For many years we have been collaborating with Seldon Rosser with great success, bringing talented individuals from the Australia/NZ market to the UK/Europe to take on a wide range of roles in top quality UK/US firms,’ says Tim Skipper, Director at Totum. ‘Similarly, we have enjoyed introducing candidates to Seldon Rosser who have successfully transitioned to that part of the world.’

The alliance – which was made formal in 2018 after years of informal referrals – comes at a time when Asia, particularly Hong Kong and Singapore, are fast growing markets for marketing and BD professionals with team sizes of the global firms expected to reach 30+ in some cases.

‘The appetite for candidates with legal/professional services experience is huge, especially in areas such as client development, strategic BD and marketing campaigns,’ says Graham Seldon, Director at Seldon Rosser. ‘This alliance means we can mine our respective talent pools and provide clients with the best possible candidates; also we can provide candidates with more career opportunities in this exciting part of the world.’

For more information on Seldon Rosser, contact Graham Seldon: [email protected]

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