About Us

Camden Search and Selection specialises in retained search assignments for roles at senior management and Executive level, as well as broader HR roles. Independently owned and operated, we provide tailored, high-touch search recruitment and talent advisory services to assist clients in sourcing the best talent in the market and to understand their people. Our main USP is a high focus on candidate care.

Our expertise and networks cross multiple sectors but we work most prolifically across Government, Health and Aged Care and the broader Not-for-Profit space.

The offering that we provide is extremely relationship-focused and designed to provide both clients and candidates with a superior quality service to fullfill their individual hiring requirements or career aspirations. With our market knowledge, extensive industry experience and wide range of networks and contacts, we provide both clients and candidates an insightful and solution-driven approach.

We offer a truly best practice recruitment methodology, leveraging the latest research around leadership, job profiliing and competency alignment, together with the use of gold-standard objective assessment tools for heightened insight.

Aside from our consulting team, we also have a broader network of experts in fields such as organisational psychology that we tap into when required to fulfill specific client needs.

Our Team

Charlie Cole

Camden Search and Selection is led by our Director, Charlie Cole. Charlie brings more than ten years’ experience in senior management and Executive recruitment and has developed extensive networks of senior clients and candidates in a broad range of sectors including Local, State and Federal Government, Healthcare, Aged Care and Not-for-Profit.

Charlie has made a number of high-profile appointments in his career who have gone on to truly revitalise their organisations. He has a keen eye for diversity, actively pushing clients to think outside the box when considering candidates.

Aside from his Executive recruitment experience, Charlie spent a significant period with a global leader in talent management and psychometric assessment. In this role he oversaw their Victorian, South Australian and Western Australian business and was involved with countless Executive leadership profiling projects for organisations across the Government and Commercial sectors. Particular expertise that Charlie brings from the use of these objective assessment tools is in the identification of high-potential internal applicants and the rigorous profiling of external candidates across a number of areas, such as behaviour, cognitive ability, situational judgement and Emotional Intelligence.

Charlie enjoys building strong relationships with clients and candidates and to deliver a recruitment service that is efficient, insightful and impactful.