Our Specialisms

At Paul Wright Group, we understand the fast-paced recruitment market for professionals in Asia. We are dedicated to serving our corporate commerce and financial institution clients with attention to details, personal engagement, and long-term commitment to helping reshape their organization’s talent structure.

Financial Services

Financial Services Team: Our financial services practice group has very accurate in-depth knowledge of the financial services sector across Taiwan. We collaborate with our senior consultants who have a proven track record with a long list of financial institutions locally and regionally, including but not limited to: investment banks, retail banks, private equity firms, asset management, securities firms, and insurance companies.

Corporate Banking Team: Paul Wright Group specializes in corporate banking, a central function in many banks in Taiwan. Since the financial crisis, this sector has been witnessing increasing demands for talent acquisition. Our custom-tailored recruiting services are offered to clients from international MNCs, banks, asset management companies and fund houses, as well as other banking and non-banking financial institutions including insurance companies.

Functional & FinTech Teams: We have full desk support for any FinTech talent acquisition needs. Our senior consultants also focus on finding talents in the areas of operations, change management, business analysts, IT functions, and front and middle office functions.

Investment Management Team: The investment management team is focused on asset management, hedge fund, private equity, wealth management, etc. within the Taiwan and Hong Kong market. As Asia is in the center of every major private bank’s growth strategy, firms wishing to become successful in this key market must act on several fronts. Accordingly, relationship managers and portfolio specialists are in high demand within the wealth management and private banking sectors, and our local knowledge of the market’s talent pool is exactly what these companies need.

Accountancy & Finance

Accountancy & Finance and Risk Team: Led by an experienced practice leader and senior consultants, our accountancy & finance practice group has an excellent track record across all finance functions, including but not limited to: Regional CFO, CFO, finance manager, FPNA, auditors, risk manager, CPA, and other financial and accounting functions.At Paul Wright Group, we understand the fast-paced recruitment market for A&F jobs in Asia.

We are dedicated to serving our corporate commerce and financial institution clients with attention to details, personal engagement, and long-term commitment to helping reshape their organization’s talent structure. Risk Management Team: Our risk management team supports the careers of those working in increasingly complex and technical positions operating under ever-higher levels of pressure and scrutiny.

Our senior consultants understand the nuances of the market and stay current on recent innovations, products, strategies and regulations impacting risk management. We cover audit, credit analysts, credit risk, funds and insurance, operational risk, technology, market risk, and treasury.

Legal Compliance

In-House Commercial Team: Our in-house legal team prides itself on being a premium search firm for Fortune 500 companies across the United States as well as many prominent North Asia jurisdictions, including Japan, Shanghai, Taiwan and Hong Kong, with track records from regional director/APAC counsel, country heads, senior counsel, to law firm partners and senior associates. We cover all industries from high-tech, semiconductor, systems, hardware, software, to e-commerce and

consumer electronics,pharmaceutical, manufacturing, FMCG, retail, entertainment, and construction sectors.

Over the years we have successfully completed over 100 legal & compliance search assignments for Fortune 500 companies and multinational corporations throughout the aforementioned jurisdictions. Our team’s collective knowledge of legal market trends within North Asia as well as our connection with even more closed-off markets such as Japan gives our clients the leading edge in legal and compliance talent acquisition in the Pacific Rim.

Financial Services Team: Led by our senior group attorney and practice leader, Paul Wright Group is known for its top-notch service delivery of legal talents within the sectors of investment banks, corporate banks, private banks, asset management firms, securities firms, and insurance companies. Our connection is strong within the local markets and our reputation trustworthy, as time and again we have been validated by senior legal and compliance heads within the financial services market.

We cover all roles from general counsel, senior legal counsel, legal counsel, company secretary, legal manager, paralegal, and regulatory affairs as well as compliance officers.

Company Secretarial Team: Paul Wright Group’s company secretarial team focuses on finding candidates who will fulfill an integral role in the organization, assisting senior management in complying with standard financial and legal practice as well as corporate governance standards. These professionals serve as a point of communication between the Board of Directors and company shareholders of MNCs including financial institutions and other commercial companies across all industries.

Private Practice Team: Our seasoned private practice legal recruitment team supports international law firm clients in finding all levels of legal professionals: from partner, counsel, and senior associate, to junior associates, IP counsel, and paralegal. Our multilingual staff have local-language proficiency and extensive market knowledge in Japan and across Greater China including Taiwan and Hong Kong; we break down barriers to these difficult markets where competitors struggle.

Compliance & AML Team: Due to recent tightening regulatory requirements worldwide, major international and domestic financial institutions have been under increasing pressure to restructure and expand regulatory compliance functions and financial crime compliance (FCC) teams. We are equipped to deliver the right candidates who possess the specific skills required for specialist compliance from audit, legal or general operational side backgrounds.

Our compliance & AML team is a key part of our legal & compliance practice group. Led by our senior group attorney and practice leader, it is the most reputable, professional and well-connected recruitment team in the Taiwan market. We are known for our integrity, honesty, and attention to each of our clients’ and candidates’ unique needs. We do not push or rush our process in exchange for short-term gain, but rather emphasize lasting relationships with our clients and candidates. Trustworthiness built on transparency of interactions and accuracy in our presentations distinguishes Paul Wright Group as the executive search firm that truly cares about the client and the candidate.

E-Commerce

E-Commerce Team: The E-Commerce Team operates within the consumer retail and FMCG space. With its complete and strong market mapping serving as a backbone for understanding the market, the team is able to provide adequate talent solution to the client by sourcing and securing the right talents with skillset beyond what the client requires. Our in-depth understanding and knowledge of the market enables us to zoom in on client’sspecific requirements.

From shifts within the retail sector to changes in consumer behaviors, we constantly develop renewed and evolved updates on the market, through which we design specific approaches customized to meet the high standards of our client.

Technology

Technology  Team:
Paul Wright Group has a talented software and internet team, where our senior consultants handle search mandates for software and internet companies in North Asia, specifically within Japan and Taiwan. We specialize in IT risk and cyber security, internet and e-commerce, business analysts, software engineers, and payments.

Our Mechanical & Hardware Electronics team has worked with multiple local and international technology companies, with a longstanding relationship with middle to senior level candidates from both manufacturing and branding sides.

Our consultants possess in-depth knowledge on the ever-changing technology market, including up-to-date salary information, company’s organizational structure, as well as incentives and bonus structures.

We provide solid consultation along with recruitment services, acting as a business partner rather than as a traditional recruiter. We work closely with our clients and help them to adjust their recruitment needs, thereby providing accurate and satisfactory sourcing and talent-acquisition results.

Supply Chain

Supply Chain Team:
Serving as the backbone to global economy and eCommerce, Supply Chain Management (SCM) has taken on a more crucial and proactive stand in profit generation for corporations. At Paul Wright, we take time in understanding your evolving business strategies at tactical and operational levels for supply chain’s needs when we search for the right talent.

Our senior consultants possesses in-depth knowledge on the market,shares market trend information, provides accurate information on SCM structural organization, and assess on both hard and transferrable skills that are key to the success of SCM talent acquisition.
Whether it be E-supply chain or demand-based supply chain management across different sectors and industries, our consulting service not only aims to satisfy your ever-changing needs in Asia and global supply chain management, but also provides a step up in your change management for the future.

Human-Resources

Human Resources Team:
The HR practice group understands that support functions are an integral part of our clients’ organizational success, and we continually strive to ensure the success of the industries we serve.Our team delivers high quality HR recruitment solutions to the corporate and financial services clients, as well as within the broader legal, commercial and financial markets.

Our senior consultants cover all levels including but not limited to: HR director, HR business partner, recruiting manager, HR generalist, change management, training and development, C&B, and performance evaluation and management staffs.

Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods Team:
The Consumer Goods Team has over a decade’s operation in the Taiwan market. Focused mostly on functional hiring for sales and marketing roles, the senior consultants have made placements across titles in marketing, sales, digital, PR, corporate affairs, e-commerce and general management.

As experts in Taiwanese talent, Paul Wright’s consultants are able to really match motivated candidates to specific job requirements. With an extremely diverse and impressive client list,our senior consultants are able to use their experience to deliver results more like a business partner than a traditional recruiter.
Our highly relationship-driven service has been exceeding expectations for many years. We see ourselves as consultants in the true meaning of the word, helping not only to scout the right people to join your business but providing essential advice and market information for you to grow to the next level.

Sales & Marking

Sales & Marketing Team: Paul Wright has a team of dedicated senior consultants focused on hiring within the sales and marketing function across all industries. With 16+ years of headhunting experience combined, Paul Wright recruiters have covered a variety of roles within the commercial function umbrella. For example, digital marketing, branding, trade marketing, PR and communications within marketing function and channel sales, key account,business development and overseas sales within sales function.

Paul Wright has the candidate pool to cover junior level all the way up to Commercial Head or General Manager. Because of this functional hiring focus, we are able to recruit within a variety of different industries. Consumer, Tech, Food & Bev, Tobacco, Internet, Start-up, Education, Hardware, Software, we have placed high-quality caliber candidates in several key positions for hundreds of clients. Our strong candidate pool and Taiwan market relationships are also complimented by an in-depth understanding of the roles and responsibilities within these functions. For any clients or candidates wishing to get a better insight into the market, we would be happy to help provide consulting on salary levels, company structures and competition.

Executive-Level

Executive-Level Search Team:
When given a specific “confidential search assignment” or “exclusive mandate”, our experienced senior consultants will put together a special project team to help our clients target senior and executive talents within a given market or economic sector. We approach highly sensitive targets with utmost discretion as part of our client’s strategic organizational transformation.

We help our business partners to target outstanding decision-makers who build businesses that are sensitive to industry standards. To achieve this, we often leverage our regional and global network of Fortune 500 companies and financial services institutions in order to more effectively connect with candidates we are targeting while ensuring all confidentiality is preserved throughout the hiring and recruiting process.