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TSR, a South African Executive Search and Recruitment business, is proud to have over 125 years’ collective experience in strategic talent acquisition. Our ability to successfully source and assess high-level individuals across all industries contributes to the pipeline of future business leaders in Africa and the world and has helped us grow our formidable professional network.

TSR: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

“When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we become wiser, more inclusive, and better as an organization.” — Pat Wadors

The candidates and clients we partner with are strong contributors across many facets of life and often seek to enrich their communities. We pride ourselves on placing leaders who serve and benefit their communities with their talents, time and resources.

At TSRecruitment, we’re committed to fostering an inclusive culture that embraces humanity’s greatest strength: our differences. We know that our differences make this company, our clients, and our community stronger. In order to make TSRecruitment more diverse and inclusive, we will continue to do the following:

  • Continuing coaching series to foster open and honest dialogue and understanding among our internal team.
  • Better equipping our team members with tools to speak more confidently with our clients and candidates about DEI topics.
  • Acknowledging where we are on out DEI journey and being more intentional when recruiting DEI talent for our team.
  • Take accountability.
  • We’re placing an increased firmwide emphasis on identifying, attracting, and retaining employment equity employees at all levels and functions in our organization.

Cornerstones of success

Our ethos
& values

We are spirited, curious, experts who want to make a difference.



We are creative and authentic, offering bold customisable talent solutions.



We work to find the perfect career for our candidates.



We understand the pressure leaders are under to build talent in a skills short competitive market.


Career Opportunity

You’ll be trained by and work directly with Theo Smit, the MD of TSR across both the search and recruitment business lines. Part of your role will be to enable client recruitment processes which includes resume formatting and submission, meeting planning and scheduling, sourcing and supply feedback as well as clearance and reference checking.

You’ll support with sourcing, screening and marketing of candidates which includes: compiling and posting of job specs, response handling, working with the research team on database searchers, resume screening, telephonic vetting and screening as well as compiling and distributing of candidate profiles.

Your role will also include general administration such as capturing candidate and client information on the internal database, tracking and updating recruitment projects on the internal database and following up with candidates and clients on general information required.

Along with your proven track record in planning, coordinating and managing recruitment assignments, you have a relevant tertiary qualification as well as experience in recruitment, resume databases and Applicant Tracking Systems.

You are results driven with excellent planning and execution skills. Attention to detail is imperative, so is being professional and engaging with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. You are solution orientated – practical, proactive, and adaptable.

How to apply

Send your CV and cover letter to and we’ll be in touch within 48 hours.


When you work with us, you have the option to work in our office, from your own home or to utlise a hybrid of both. We know people thrive on flexibility, so we will accommodate you from wherever you live and work.

Most of our team members are parents. We believe and practice that family comes first.

Commitment to our communities 

We commit time, energy and money to support our community.

Theo Smit began his career as a school teacher, and while he didn’t continue in the profession for very long, he remains passionate about education. Belinda, his wife, is presently a school teacher which strengthens this association. It is for these reasons that, when there is an opportunity for the TSR team to give back, it is a natural fit to do so in an area that is linked to supporting students, educating others or supporting those in the education sector.

This came about because we often encounter MBA students or graduates who have studied or are studying towards an MBA and who don’t know how to position themselves or to use their qualification to promote their careers.  TSR has been involved in this programme for over 10 years.

This lecturing course offers students very practical advice on managing their careers, developing a personal and professional brand, and developing and managing their online/social media presence.  We also cover the value of developing personal networks, building and nurturing relationships, identifying mentors and establishing associations with key recruiters who will partner with them over the course of their career.

Students are encouraged to define their goals and aspirations and are guided in how to apply this to their next career steps.

The TSR team willingly took on the opportunity to support the Teacher Intern Programme at this leading Private School in Johannesburg, working with Teacher Interns and newly qualified School Teachers. This aspect of the programme was focused on advising these individuals on how to manage their careers and how to navigate the recruitment landscape to secure positions that will benefit their careers in the future.

We worked closely with the group to help them develop their resumes and understand employment contracts and remuneration structures, and we also gave advice on how to negotiate salary offers.

The aim was to equip these interns with a more ‘commercial’ awareness of their own careers and to help them develop a better understanding of how to position themselves for future career path development.

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TSR is very proud to be part of this programme at a leading South Africa Boys’ School.

We support and sponsor two learners from underprivileged backgrounds who attend the St John’s Academy. This covers uniforms, food and transport costs for the two learners.

In addition, we have provided an opportunity for a matriculant to come to our offices to have a day of job shadowing experience.  This student is a St John’s Centenary Bursary Programme student and is currently a top achiever at St John’s College.

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We provide a good, market-related salary for all recruiters; coupled with ‘best in market’ commission payments based on production; commission payouts can be up to 35%; 5 free leave days per leave cycle; connectivity and data allowances and more. We too, based on your choice of pay-out, commission at 50% of production with no base salary.

Profit Sharing

We set goals, achieve them and celebrate through company-paid lunches and paid half days off. Team members also enjoy year-end profit-sharing bonuses.

Team Activities

We engage our employees with company-sponsored outings and activities. Pro sports, recreational competitions and in-person conferences are just a few of the activities we enjoy as a team.

We also love to get out to cooking courses and to make pottery for our loves ones.



CEO & Founder