How We Work - Saxton Leigh

How we work

Risk recruitment from trainee to CRO.

Right now you might be in the early stages of your career, looking for a new financial services role. A few years down the line, you could be working with us to build your team. Wherever you are on the ladder, whether you’re an employee or an employer, we’re here to support you with our efficient and financial services recruitment service.

Saxton Leigh has thrived thanks to our specialist focus, extensive networks, and the expertise in our team. Our consultants have an average of 7 years’ experience in financial services recruitment, so you can have confidence in our ability to achieve the results you need.

Our approach to risk recruitment.

Your recruitment requirements are unique, so we start by paying close attention to what you tell us. This applies whether you’re seeking a new career opportunity or a new employee. As financial services recruitment experts, we know how many hurdles aspirational professionals and businesses have to overcome. Our mission is to help you move your career or your business forward.

Being well connected means we’re often first to find out about the latest roles with prestigious firms. And our phonebook is full of talented risk professionals. We measure our success by achieving the best matches between individuals and opportunities.

What people say about us

  • "Saxton Leigh recently placed an Operational Risk Manager for us.  Marcus took the time to understand our needs as a business and I was particularly impressed by the quality of candidates that were sent through.  I have no hesitation in using Saxton Leigh for future hiring."

    Darlyene Jenkins-Johnson – Habib Bank
  • "Saxon Leigh for the past few years have always sent me interesting roles and they recently secured me two interviews at banks with roles that are good for my career. I managed to secure a job at one of those, so thanks to Marcus and the team."

    M Keys – Candidate
  • "A truly professional service, a pleasure to work with Saxton Leigh."

    Head of HR, United National Bank Limited
  • "Saxton Leigh quickly understood the position we were looking to fill and provided us with a shortlist of strong Audit Managers. The process was well managed and I would certainly use them again when hiring in this area."

    Resourcing Manager, Charles Taylor Consulting
  • "The quality of the candidates put forward was very good, specific to our role and of a high calibre.  The service received from Saxton Leigh was spot on with timely communication and knowledgeable staff."

    Operational Risk Manager, ANZ Bank
  • "Saxton Leigh’s approach allows them to reach passive candidates in the market, producing a high quality short-list with a first-class delivery. They took the time to understand our business and the roles we were hiring for, enabling us to fill the positions in a timely manner. Their niche and specialist knowledge of the market made them stand out from other recruiters. I would not hesitate to use them again and recommend them very highly."

    Group Head of HR, Tungsten Corporation