Thomas Clifford
Senior Global HeadhunterSPS InternationalSouthamptonUnited Kingdom Country of interest: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Democratic Republic, Congo Republic, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saint Helena, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Sudan South, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe Sector of interest: Agriculture, Commodities, Construction, Energy & Environment, Finance & Investment, Health, ICT, Law, Manufacturing & Processing, Media & Marketing, Tourism & Recreation, Trade & Retail More

SPS International Ltd is a retained search firm that specialises in tracking down top professionals on a global basis. For nearly a decade now we have been active in many regions of the world and have filled positions in the US and China, as well as everywhere in between. Our networks within Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Russia are extensive and we have success story upon success story of working on positions in over 40 countries of the world across all corporate disciplines. We have successfully filled CFO / CEO level roles down to national manager level positions. Every SPS client is a repeat business client! We become specialists in each client account we work, having the patience to stick with the hardest to fill vacancies and not accepting failure to fill a role as an option. This is why we have a 90%+G success rate in filling positions. We work heavily within the chemical industries, globally. Many of our clients manufacture chemicals or equipment used in all other areas of heavy industry, so we have a focus on Oil and Gas, both up stream, and downstream, the hydrocarbon processing industry, raw materials, specialty and performance chemicals, and gases. We alsoWhy have a strong finance arm that specialises in filling all manner of qualified finance positions for global companies in Retail, Banking, Shipping, Certification. We also specialise in filling commercial and technical positions within all fields but have a strong focus on Energies, Coatings, Water treatment, EPC, Chemicals, Marine, Offshore, etc. Our broad range of experience includes working positions in R&D, Operations and Production (placements made in Saudi (Jeddah),Dubai, Russia CIS, and UK), HR (Operations, Talent development, Shared Services, Payroll, and Comps and Bens). Another string to our bow is QHSE, Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, where we again use our market mapping ability to fill positions anywhere in the world.


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Why have the African economies started growing at such a rapid speed?
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Thomas Clifford Senior Global Headhunter SPS International
They have been getting a tailwind bounce from the performance of the BRICs' countries. Notably in commodities arena and to a lesser extent, manufacturing. They are of course growing...
Who can help me to get a suitable job in Lagos Nigeria as I set to return from the UK?
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Thomas Clifford Senior Global Headhunter SPS International
Hello Sunday Chukwuma. I manage an executive search firm doing a lot of work in Africa at the moment. My main focus recently has been in the Oil/Gas and Chemicals field but networks...
What are the language barriers for doing business in West Africa?
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Thomas Clifford Senior Global Headhunter SPS International
Having just completed several assignments for clients in Ghana, Morocco and the Ivory Coast English appeared to be widely spoken and understood.

Having said that, French...
How do I find a great web developer in Accra?
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Thomas Clifford Senior Global Headhunter SPS International
I believe that my firm can help you find and attract top professionals in this field. I also agree that a web developer could be based anywhere in the world where a PMS or similar...
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