Joe Laramee

Name: Joe Laramee
Company Position: Principal Consultant, Executive Search, UK
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Phone Number: +44 203 861 9178
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Consultant Profile

Joe leads the Operations & Technology Leadership practice for Oliver James Associates, specialising in senior appointments operating at the forefront of commercial thinking, business transformation, technology, digital and data-driven delivery.

Typical mandates include CIO, CTO, Chief Data Officer, Chief Digital Officer, COO and IT Director, and their subsequent leadership teams. As a dedicated functional specialist, Joe’s clients typically operate in the UK financial services, professional services or commerce and industry sectors.

Joe has over 12 years’ search and selection experience with eight years’ focused within the Technology and Change Management space. Joe’s initial market specialism was within the UK insurance sector but his clients’ demand for skills and expertise has seen candidate generation, and therefore knowledge and networks, span most industry sectors.

Joe has a completion ratio of 96% over the past five years and recently completed mandates include:

  Director of IT  |  Life Insurance  |  London

  Objective: urgent requirement to deliver a shortlist of candidates with strong infrastructure development backgrounds from within the UK Life insurance sector.
  Shortlist of five candidates delivered in three weeks. Profile:interview ratio 5:4 and time-to-hire of 44 days

  CTO  |  Online Optical retailer  |  London

  Objective: recover a failed search by another firm and deliver a shortlist of candidates with a background in retail and eCommerce.
  Shortlist of four candidates present to deadline. Profile:Interview ratio 1:1 and time-to-hire of 36 days

  CIO  |  Global Reinsurer  |  London/New York

  Objective: delivery of profiles of CIO’s with M&A experience with. Global (re)insurance experience a strong preference.
  Shortlist of five candidates presented in three weeks. Profile:interview ratio 5:3 and time-to-hire of 56 days

  IT Director  |  FinTech Start-up  |  London

  Objective: produce a shortlist of candidates with proven experience in a start-up environment and a background in Application development.
  Shortlist of four candidates delivered to three week deadline. Profile:Interview ratio 1:1 and time-to-hire of 42 days