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Welcome to EDGE EXECUTIVE GROUP
EDGE is a leading consulting specialist business focusing on placing exceptional candidates in the right positions.
What sets us apart from the ranks of others in our industry is our commitment to giving our clients cutting-edge solutions that make their business better. We create future-forward solutions geared to pushing industry standards and creating better, brilliant solutions for our candidates and clients.
Recruitment in Africa
Edge can work in all Anglophone African countries and can provide services in francophone and lusophone countries.
This work is managed from the Johannesburg offices and interviews are conducted through Teams/Skype or Zoom calls.
We are currently recruiting for key Senior Sales Executives and Management Consultants in Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and Zambia
Our recent placements was made in Uganda (Senior Sales Executive), Namibia (Project Manager), Malawi (Project Manager) and Zambia (Project Manager and Administrator)
What sets us apart from the ranks of others in our industry is our commitment to giving our clients innovative solutions that make their business better.
Our relationships with Key Industry players enable us to provide Top talent to strengthen your employer brand which translates into a tangible time and cost saving for our clients effectively providing quality Talent.
We offer Talent and Recruitment partnerships with our clients which exceeds personal and business objectives translating into meaningful and permanent value to your business. We support the President’s mandate of job creation and we have created over 100 new employment opportunities for previously unemployed individuals at numerous clients.
Vision & Mission
To be the leading and most trusted recruitment solutions provider across Africa.
To provide professional and efficient recruitment solutions across Africa which exceeds our clients and candidate’s expectations. By being a brand ambassador, adding value and nurturing lasting relationships built on integrity, trust and mutual respect.
We strive to be exceptional, and by implication bring the right mix of intuition, understanding and impact to the table. We will give you the competitive edge, because we’re willing to think beyond the now.
Integrity: We are open and honest in all our dealings with clients, colleagues and candidates
Respect: We treat each other, clients and candidates with mutual respect and sensitivity
Passion: We are passionate about recruitment, showing enthusiasm, energy and an understanding of our clients and candidates needs
Innovation: We provide innovative and unique solutions for our clients and candidates
Excellence: We will always deliver what we promise, by working to the highest quality standards
Edge leads the pack – we never follow!
2019: Edge Director, Janice Wagner won the CEO Global Most Influential Women Award in the category Business and Professional Services
2019: 2nd runner up in the National Careerjunction Platinum 25 category awards
2018: 1st runner up in the National Careerjunction Platinum 25 category awards
2017: Won the Job Seekers Choice Winner Platinum 25 award
2016: One of Edge consultants won CareerJunction National Recruiter of the Year
2015: Edge won the CareerJunction Jobseekers choice 1st runner-up Platinum 70 award
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By contracting with Edge there is no need to split your recruitment requirements among different agencies – whether you are looking for your next CEO or bulk hiring call centre agents we have a solution to meet your needs.
From targeted network to large scale ad response the Edge team has a solution to meet your needs.
EXEC LEVEL RECRUITMENT
SENIOR-MID LEVEL MANAGERS
JUNIOR LEVEL MANAGEMENT
I am exceptionally proud of the prestigious client base that Edge has built up over the last couple of years. Some of these clients include International listed clients, major banking concerns, listed groups, large professional services firms as well as government.
Janice Wagner – multi award winning CEO of Edge Group of Companies. Janice is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a Higher Diploma in Taxation. She started Edge Executive Search over 9 years ago and now has a significant permanent work force across The Edge Group of Companies.
Janice won the CEO Global Most Influential Women Award in the category Business and Professional Services in August 2019. She was nominated as a finalist for Standard Bank Rising Talent of the year 2016 and was a finalist for Standard Bank Top Women of the Year 2017 for the Entrepreneur Category.
Director, CA(SA) HDIP TAX
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A team that can change your bussiness!
It’s our passion for perfection, our commitment to push industry standards which enables us to provide our clients with better solutions, so they can push their own limits too.
DIRECTOR, CA(SA) HDIP TAX
Our executive search services are geared towards identifying and sourcing talented candidates who are able to successfully contribute towards your organisation.
EDGE offers high quality, results-driven training solutions. Our bespoke business courses and focused financial training sets us apart from traditional training businesses which allow us to up-skill your staff and our candidates.
Call Centre Recruiting
We focus on providing a Contact Centre Executive Search service that combines traditional search methods with social media talent acquisition techniques.
Holistic approach to career management
Edge has a thorough & composite understanding of the career objectives & expectations of our candidates, in order to successfully and sustainably match these to the most appropriate career opportunity.
Diverse recruiting opportunities
Edge has a solid and successful Disabled Desk which actively focuses on the sourcing and placing of skilled people with disabilities into the formal job market.
Creating future-forward solutions
Edge is geared to pushing industry standards and creating better, brilliant solutions for our candidates and clients.
30+ Years in corporate environment
The Management of Edge are qualified Chartered Accountants and have a combined knowledge of over 30 years of the Corporate environment.
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GUARANTEEd CONSISTENT DELIVERY
EDGE is making waves in recruitment & training with unique, brilliant solutions that up-skill people with ambition, & place these exceptional candidates in the right opportunities.
Our Recruitment Process
Candidates are screened Face to Face, Telephonic or Online via Teams or Zoom.
Edge uses the targeted selection method which is a competency-based approach. Candidates are screened against the job profile by making use of a generic pre-screening checklist based on the job specifications and/or profile. The more concise and precise the job profile is, the more accurate our screening process.
Verification results including qualification, credit checks as regulated by law, criminal checks, citizenship, directorship, and ID validation. All verifications and other checks are done via our partners at MIE.
It is not all about how fast we present a shortlist, it is about presenting a shortlist of candidates who meet all the requirements for the role. We would select suitable talent from a Long list and present our research and final short list to our clients.
Face to Face, Telephonic or Online via Teams or Zoom. During these interviews we carefully assess each candidate against the key criteria that have been specified in the brief. We pay utmost attention to the work exposure, capability, and fitment to the job, candidate expectations, personality, and cultural fit.
We offer and Facilitate Psychometric Assessments as and when required by our clients by using our own partners who are Accredited Industrial Phycologists.
We attach a great deal of importance to reference checks. All our references taken on suitable candidates are detailed and focused on the character of the candidate rather than just a professional opinion of their work. Our Reference checks are presented at offer stage.
Once a decision has been taken, we manage the entire offer process to ensure that any chance of a candidate declining the offer is minimized. Once accepted we assist in the Integration and assimilation of the candidate from their previous organisation.
SECTOR experience & companies worked with
We recruit across various listed clients in most industries
I thoroughly enjoy their professional approach to addressing my recruitment needs. Edge is a dedicated and responsive recruitment partner – I look forward to continuing to work with them.
Head of Technology - ABSA
Interactions are always professional and on time as schedule. Edge go out of their way to build a sound relationship with you even if the outcome is not in their favour.
HR Manager - Tigerbrands
Edge have provided Sun International with excellent support in the areas of recruitment, head hunting and professional services related to sourcing staff.