WHAT WE DO

WE SOURCE THE MOST TALENTED PEOPLE IN THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY FOR OUR CLIENTS.

We specialise in middle management, senior management and board appointments, whether permanent, interim or on project based contracts. Our remits include assignments on a national and international basis and cover corporations searching for travel management/ travel category procurement staff and travel industry suppliers looking for staff in the TMC, airline, hotel, ground transport, payment solutions and travel technology sectors.

We forge long-term relationships with clients by working to understand their commercial strategies and long-term objectives. This means we can draw their attention to high-calibre candidates when they become available, even if there is no active recruitment activity taking place.

Our reputation is everything to us. We are renowned for integrity and professionalism. We treat every client and candidate as we would expect to be treated ourselves: with respect and courtesy.

CALL US ON 0845 605 9055 TO DISCUSS YOUR RECRUITMENT NEEDS.

OUR EXPERTISE

THE SIRIUS TEAM HAS HELD SENIOR ROLES WITHIN THE CORPORATE TRAVEL INDUSTRY.

That gives us invaluable real-life experience of the qualities and attributes required for each role, and an understanding of which skills are transferable into different sectors. It also means we are extensively networked into the highest levels of the industry, providing unrivalled access to the best potential candidates. We recognise that the best industry talent is often not ‘active’ and not ‘on the market’ and that by utilising our network, we can ensure an extensive and thorough search is achieved on each assignment.

Our roots in the travel industry mean we fully understand how the recruitment process can consume your time. We also appreciate the frustration of being bombarded with CVs for unsuitable candidates - we have been in your shoes! Our philosophy, therefore, is to provide quality over quantity of candidates. We operate an in-depth pre-screening process and only recommend candidates with the right credentials.

We are networked globally and utilise our associate network to ensure we have real-time access to local talent with insight to market conditions. Assignments have included roles based in the US, UAE, Africa, Norway, Germany and The Netherlands.

CLIENTS

OUR CLIENTS ARE  ANY ORGANISATION SIMPLY LOOKING FOR THE MOST TALENTED PEOPLE IN THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY.

Clients vary and so do their needs. We work with a range of clients from specialist SMEs in the travel sector to multi-national corporations. Whether it is sourcing a travel buying expert for a procurement team or a management position for a travel supplier, we know the skills and experience required and therefore the best candidates in the industry.

Our individualised and personal approach ensures we work with our clients to fully understand their brief and culture of their organisation. This ensures we find the right match for each assignment.

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  • "I’m happy to say we use Sirius for all management level and above recruitment. They have always provided the right calibre of candidates and really understand the importance of an individual fitting into our culture. It is always a pleasure working with them and I could not recommend them highly enough."

    Managing Director EMEA, TBR Global

  • "When it comes to my executive recruitment needs, the Sirius team understand our company and culture. They understand me and what I'm looking for in a potential new recruit, enabling them to provide me with the best possible fit candidates."

    Vice President Account Management, BCD Travel

  • "Every vacancy I have approached Sirius with has been filled by the team successfully; they understand me, my business and the industry. Their approach and tenacity saves me time and wasted effort and the results are fabulous."

    CEO, Gray Dawes Travel

  • "Having worked with Sirius, I found them extremely professional, well networked and experts in their industry. From helping us to fully understand what we required, providing a list of qualified candidates that matched the role and responsibilities to providing timely updates – I would highly recommend Sirius."

    Global Travel Manager, Willis

  • "We used Sirius for a recent hire to fill a newly created role. They worked with us to fully understand requirements and the type of candidate we were searching for, demonstrating flexibility as our search progressed. We were very happy with the professional and friendly service they provided and I would highly recommend them to others."

    Senior Director Account Development, SilverRail Technologies

  • "Sirius have been instrumental in finding us true corporate travel industry professionals. I was impressed with their wealth of industry experience - Well done Lynne and the team on finding valued staff who has made a huge impact on our service delivery."

    Travel Manager, Value Retail

CANDIDATES

WHETHER YOU ARE ACTIVELY LOOKING FOR YOUR NEXT CAREER STEP OR JUST WANT TO BE KEPT ABREAST OF FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES, SIRIUS CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE TRAVEL SECTOR.

It is important that we get to know you, understand what motivates you and how you want your career to develop. We guarantee a discreet, personal service and will never disclose your CV without consent.

Given the need for confidentiality with many assignments, we rarely advertise our positions; however the best way to stay updated is to join our group on LinkedIn. Our Job of the Week is advertised on both our website and TBTM weekly e-newsletter.

For a completely confidential discussion, please complete the CONTACT FORM and we will be in touch shortly or contact us: Sirius Executive Search: + 44 (0) 845 605 9055 or email: info@sirius-cv.com.

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Candidates

  • "Sirius helped me find my new role and were great to deal with.  Throughout the process they were supportive and professional. I highly recommend them as a specialists in their field."

    Corporate & Entertainment Account Manager, Air New Zealand

  • "I’d like to thank Sirius for facilitating my new role. Sirius were great to work with – they managed the remote interview process, provided the right level of engagement, support and feedback, and were also available post placement, where most agencies fail. All the time they were both professional and friendly, and I got a genuine sense that they cared about both the candidate and company requirements, rather than the process being treated as a transaction."

    Commercial Director Gulf Region, Travelport

  • "Lynne and Fiona were incredibly supportive towards me. I have never worked with a recruitment company that really do care as much as Sirius and I will never ever hesitate at recommending their services."

    Business Development Manager, Carlson Wagonlit Travel

  • "Lynne and her team are very professional in their approach to both candidates and clients. I especially appreciated her team’s communication skills. I felt that Lynne understood the role I was looking for and the culture I wanted to work within. This enabled her to put forward suitable opportunities I was genuinely interested in pursuing."

    Executive Director Global Account Management, GlobalStar Travel Management

  • "The experience I had of working with Sirius was exceptional from start to finish. They took the time to get to know me and what I was looking for in my next career move and supported me throughout the process. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Sirius."

    Head of Sales, Diversity Travel

  • "Lynne, I just wanted to say that you and the team at Sirius were outstanding throughout the whole recruitment process.  From the initial conversations, through to interviews, negotiations and the appointment of my new position, I was given guidance and support that was invaluable. My experience with Sirius was easy, no-stress and dare I say it, actually quite enjoyable...which is in stark contrast to my previous encounters with recruitment agencies!  You provided me with a very personal and friendly service and I felt looked after and confident that I was being represented well.  Thank you for all your help – I love my new job!"

    Bid Manager, Chambers Travel Management

JOB OF THE WEEK

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BUSINESS TRAVEL MAGAZINE WE PROUDLY FEATURE OUR ‘JOB OF THE WEEK’.

SENIOR SALES MANAGER, Payments – Italian speaking

LOCATION: London/South/South East

PACKAGE: £Excellent base salary + uncapped bonus + benefits

Our client is a leading and growing global provider of payment processing and information management solutions for the travel industry. They are passionate about providing payment solutions with unparalleled security and control for corporate purchasing and transaction monitoring needs. They hire people who share the same passion for continuous innovation and client service that is unparalleled in their industry.

The Senior Sales Manager is responsible for delivering targeted growth through new business and business development – B2B sales. You will deliver the complete sales cycle from target identification, through proposal to presentation and close. You will have a strong, evidenced experience in new business development, ideally gained in the corporate travel and/or expense management sector.

You will be able to: articulate business concepts and solutions; have first class presentation skills, both written and verbal; and display a confident communication style that is engaging and persuasive. You will also be able to listen, analyse and develop viable, creative and innovative tailored solutions.

You will ideally come from another payment solution provider and will be fluent in both English and Italian.

This is an exceptional role to join an expanding team at a very exciting time for the business. Excellent base and OTE, uncapped and very generous.

For further details of this and our other job vacancies, please email: info@sirius-cv.com

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PAST ASSIGNMENTS

CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY PROHIBITS US FROM PUBLISHING SPECIFIC DETAILS OF ASSIGNMENTS, HOWEVER PAST ASSIGNMENTS HAVE INCLUDED:
UK Travel Manager (Corporate)
SVP Regional Travel Manager EMEA & APAC(Corporate based USA)
Global Hotel Contracting Director (Corporate)
EMEA Travel Manager (Corporate based Netherlands)
CEO (TMC)
Head of Supplier Negotiations (TMC)
Director of Account Management (TMC)
SVP Global Sales (TMC)
Head of Sales & Account Management (TMC)
Global Client Account Director (TMC based Germany)
Senior Director Product Planning (TMC)
Senior Manager Fares (TMC)
Global, EMEA & UK Account Managers (TMCs)
Global Service Deliver Leader (TMC)
Operations Manager (TMC)
Various Event Management positions (GM through to Event Director)
SVP Global Sales (Events Company)
Director of Global Sales (Hotel Group)
Assistant DOS (Hotel Group)
Marketing & Communications Manager (Hotel Group)
Account Managers (various Airlines)
Marketing Manager (Airline)
Head of Sales (Airline)
CEO (Travel Technology Company)
Technical Product Manager (GDS)
Product Director (GDS)
Commercial Director (GDS based Dubai)
EMEA Account Director (Ground Transport Supplier)
Head of MICE Sales & Account Management (Ground Transport Supplier)
Head of Corporate Sales & Account Management (Ground Transport Supplier

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CHARITY PARTNER

PEOPLE ASK: “WHY IS THE COMPANY CALLED SIRIUS? WHAT DOES IT MEAN?”

Sirius is the name of the brightest star in the night sky – and with our focus on working with the industry’s current and future ‘stars’ we have partnered with When You Wish Upon a Star as our chosen charity. For every placement that we make, we will make a donation to this fantastic charity.

When You Wish Upon a Star is a national charity with a simple mission; to grant the wishes of children living with life threatening illnesses. They have transformed the lives of thousands of children over the past 25 years and we are proud to support them.

WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR

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Contact the team on +44 (0) 845 605 9055

Email: info@sirius-cv.com

Due to the confidential nature of many of our assignments, we do not advertise on our website. We do however, advertise those roles that we are permitted to, on the Sirius Executive Search Group on LinkedIn.

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For more details about our sister company which provides outsourced travel sourcing solutions, email: info@sirius-ts.com or visit www.sirius-ts.com.