AIMS International Ireland (formerly Search Excellence) became part of AIMS International in 2019.

AIMS International Ireland specialise in identifying, attracting, assessing and developing Senior Business Leaders. We have an excellent reputation for handling difficult assignments and delivering high performing executives who fit our clients culture within agreed timeframes.

We are industry agnostic and have extensive experience in finding high quality executives for our clients across multiple functions in different industries including Consumer Goods, Media, Life Sciences, Professional Services, and Bio-energy. .

A mistake in executive search is a costly one. Our unique high-quality service has ensured that the executive recruitment decisions that our clients make are well informed through a rigorous candidate assessment process resulting in a 100% search success rate and zero candidate failure rate.

Understanding the organisation, position and culture fit is critical to the success of any search. Prior to the commencement of any search assignment we place particular emphasis on client briefing to understand the position, organisation, business strategy and team culture and incorporate this into our assessment process.

Following the executive appointment, we stay involved during each new executives’ onboarding and integration, with our 6-month Executive Coaching onboarding programme. This unique confidential service helps ensure the successful integration into the organisation and helps fast-track each executive to deliver to their full potential. We are the only Executive Search firm in Ireland who provides this service.

Our Services

Corporate world presents Executives with constant challenges while trying to achieve an ideal work – life balance. Our coaching programmes are tailored to the Executives real-life leadership challenges and personal growth requirements. Our clients have discovered that having the support of a coach helps them acquire different perspectives, and release their potential to improve their own personal effectiveness and emotional resilience.

Behaviour change can take time, and as a result programme durations vary. Typically our coaching programmes last for at least 6 months.


Our Team

At AIMS International Ireland, our team are focussed on delivering better results and a better experience for clients and candidates alike. For clients we act as ambassadors for their organisations to help them attract the best talent in the marketplace. For candidates we understand their expertise and goals so that we can match them with the right cultural fit in our clients.

AIMS International Ireland is the sole Irish Partner of AIMS International, one of the largest executive search firms in the world with 90 offices in over 50 countries across EMEA, Asia Pacific and The Americas. This enables us to draw upon a worldwide network of experts in almost all industries and functions and co-ordinate activities on a global basis and react to our clients’ international business requirements. We work closely with our AIMS international colleagues, including the AIMS International Global Teams, who constantly update and exchange in-depth cross-border sector knowledge and market information. Currently, our Global Teams operate in the following business sectors:

  • Consumer
  • Life Sciences
  • Media & Technology
  • Energy
  • Financial and Professional Services
  • Board Services
  • Automotive
  • Industrial
  • Talent Management


Local offices

AIMS International Ireland
Alexandra House, The Sweepstakes, 3 Ballsbridge Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 C7H2, Ireland
+353 86 807 4211