Established in South Africa in 2003, Homecoming Revolution is an Executive Search firm.

We are regarded as the “brain gain” company with a passion for bringing skills home to the continent.

We focus on filling C-suite and senior management roles.

We search internationally for top African talent and bring them home to their respective home countries in sub-Saharan Africa with a strong focus on South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and other Anglophone countries.

Our primary industry focus is FMCG, Retail & Fintech.

Our secondary industry focus includes Advisory; Financial Services; Health and TMT.

Homecoming Revolution’s unique approach to headhunting across the globe sets us apart through our: 

1. Unrivalled Network & Relationships

We have a database of 37 000 globally experienced African professionals. We also have strong local and international relationships with multinational corporates, professional industry networks, global diaspora groups, Ivy League Universities and university alumni. We travel across the world attending different industry summits and meeting high-calibre candidates.

2. Focus on Diversity

Homecoming Revolution is proud to say that over the past year, 47% of our placements have been female. We have sourced and placed candidates across 17 geographies. Not only do we look across Africa and internationally, but we also look for the diversity of skills and have certainly found that candidates who have worked across industries have developed a tenacity and flexibility to succeed in a challenging environment.

3. Unique Search Process

We have an extensive network of local and international sourcing channels that enables us to source and match the best talent to a brief. Rather than simply relying on desktop research, we tap into our database of global professionals and use word-of-mouth referrals from trusted sources, opinion leaders and business experts.

4. Employer Branding Expertise

We have a deep-seated understanding of employer branding, market intelligence, digital marketing and talent attraction strategies. This allows us to really attract perfect talent and match it to the correct company DNA.

5. Bespoke Global Events

To date, we’ve hosted 53 global events and had face-to-face contact with 19000 African professionals abroad. These events promote: The Filling of vacancies, Pipeline, Referral Network, Employer Branding and Market Intelligence. Pre-screened candidates are exclusively invited according to the skillset that the employer requires.

6. Customized Candidate Maps

As a top-up service for your internal recruitment team, we offer bespoke Customized Candidate Maps of our vast global network. Each map is created with strategic intent, industry trends and market intelligence in accordance with each individual brief.

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