What’s Careers Partnering?

It’s a simple 3 stage process:


You appoint Shirley Parsons.


We dedicate a team to your needs.​



Our team partners with you to hire the best talent. ​

 Find and apply for your next HSEQ job, or recruit the best HSEQ talent today.

The Results

Compared to contingent multi-agency recruitment, careers partnering gives you:​


Cost saving


Increase in candidate quality


Reduction in wasted time​

This applies from entry level through to Board level HSEQ professionals​. We incorporate our unique MAPP profiling tool to ensure you hire the most suitable candidate for your organisation. Helping you make great hiring decisions is our role.

Case Studies

Who Do We Do It For?

​Throughout the entire recruitment process, Shirley Parsons was good at keeping Spæncom updated and involved in the search process, candidate field, and selection.

​There was good sparring about the candidates. During both the initial and final interviews with the candidates, Shirley Parsons provided good management. We must highlight that Shirley Parsons was extremely thorough in their approach to investigating and mapping out HSE conditions at Spæncom, which, in our view, contributed to a good and successful process. We can warmly recommend Shirley Parsons.

Henrik Blaabjerg, Production Director

​​I would not hesitate in recommending Shirley Parsons for anyone looking for a senior HSE professional.

Shirley Parsons reacted quickly to the change in our circumstances and delivered an excellent interim solution. ​Our quick timelines were met well, and customer service was great throughout the assignment. ​I would not hesitate in recommending Shirley Parsons for anyone looking for an HSE professional. They know their market very well and provide a friendly and professional service.

John Lambert, Group Human Resources Director at Interserve Group Limited

My experience of using Shirley Parsons Executive Search has been extremely positive, with commercially astute and technically competent professionals being sourced for high-profile roles.

​I have appointed Shirley Parsons and her team to deliver a number of critical executive search assignments and have no hesitation in recommending these specialist careers consultants. Deep expertise in the field of health and safety, quality and sustainability mean that the team has trusted long-term relationships with the very best talent in this sector. It is often tricky to find specialists who are also business leaders.

Lynne Graham, People Director at Thames Water

​Shirley Parsons worked hard throughout the search to ensure a right match for both candidate and the hiring organization.

​​I’ve worked with Shirley Parsons for over 20 years in various roles. When I recently needed to appoint a senior HSES manager with influence and gravitas, I knew where to turn. They understood the brief and conducted a thorough candidate search. I particularly value their focus on communication and engagement. They worked hard throughout the search to ensure a right match for both candidate and the hiring organization. We were pleased with the outcome and would use Shirley Parsons again.

James Pomeroy, Group HSES Director, Lloyd's Register

Process In Details

Once your team has been appointed they...

  • Scope your specific needs, person and role

  • Map the market for skills

  • Create talent search and approach strategy to sell your role

  • Outreach to network including featured role advertising

  • Initial interview to select candidate shortlist

  • Conduct personality and aspirations assessments

  • Co-ordinate your interview process with the shortlist

  • Manage offer and onboarding

  • Candidate care throughout their career with you

Book In A Consultation Meeting

To find out how our careers partnering service can source the right talent for you, please leave your details below and we will be in contact to arrange an initial consultation meeting: