Executive Search & Assessment

— Since 2003 —

the Right People

Shortlist is an upmarket quality player Executive Search & Assessment firm in Lisbon, Portugal, operating since early 2003, with pan-European and pan-African reach, serving the strategic recruitment needs of Boards and CEOs, enabling clients to build a true talent advantage.

Our Executive Search 5 weeks methodology emphasizes a customized approach combined with speed in execution, reflecting our consultants' experience, the research capabilities of our firm and our daily work to build a talent pipeline for anticipated business.

— 1st week —
Assignment definition and search strategy.

— 2nd & 3rd weeks —
Sourcing and candidate research.

— 4th & 5th weeks —
Candidate assessment and delivery.

— Following weeks —
Client interviews, negotiation and onboarding.


— Functional Practices —

Top Management | Middle Management | Functional Experts

— Sector Practices —

Industrial & Automotive | Financial Services | Consumer & Retail | Life Sciences & Healthcare | Mining, Energy & Infrastructures | Business & Professional Services | Technology & Communications


European Union

One-year Guarantee

Confident in our ability to address challenges that Boards and CEOs face, and in our proven capability to deliver candidates who will make an impact and move the business forward, we offer a one-year guarantee on our Executive Search service.

Only Recruitment?
No. Assessment, also.

Executive Assessment

Reliable insights, better decisions.

Too often, when recruiting through their own means, companies make tough recruitment decisions based on inadequate, incomplete or unreliable information. Our Executive Assessment service gives Boards and CEOs the reliable insights they need to confidently select the best available talent for key positions in the company.
In addition to Recruitment, Executive Assessment also has a role to play in Executive Succession Planning and Development, Merger/Acquisition Integration and Strategic Shifts or Reorganization.

What keeps companies competitive in today’s business environment?

- People.

Our Commitment

We handle our relationships with clients and candidates with great care, we treat sensitive information with the utmost discretion, and we honor our commitment to deliver, with quality.

Your Career

- get shortlisted -

You’re welcome to send your CV in English or/and Portuguese through our contact details above.
Please keep in mind that we don't do career counseling nor outplacement. If your skills and experience match any of our assignments, we will contact you directly. We will not signal you to clients as a potential candidate without your consent.