I run our reward, mobility and HR technology practice in London, focusing on executive moves cross sector on both permanent and interim contracts. Appointments will typically involve searches for senior managers to global heads. I joined Frazer Jones initially to spearhead our reward, HRIS, payroll, mobility and analytics offering to our financial and professional services clients.
As a business, we have evolved our offering to mirror our client’s needs by streamlining our product to align to specialist vertical markets. This has allowed me to demonstrate even more in-depth awareness of market trends, candidate profiles and client needs, whilst being able to cater to all levels of operational hiring in reward across London and the M25 region.
Since 2013, I have partnered with a wide array of businesses to headhunt talent globally, culminating in a smooth and efficient process for both clients and candidates alike. I have been retained on a number of senior hires where confidentiality and delivery was paramount to a successful campaign. Conversely, I’ve built out newly created reward functions to strict deadlines in challenging locations, ensuring a strong buy-in from the market.
Some of my most successful work has involved “true business partnering” with clients where open-communication was integral, and allowed me to portray analysis, insights and market updates to allow hiring managers to make educated decisions to hire top talent. I have facilitated a number of searches in niche areas of HR, inclusive of practitioners in cash compensation, deferred compensation, share plans, executive compensation, governance or regulatory compensation, RemCo advisors, reward analytics, benefits, health and wellbeing, flexible benefits, pensions, HR Analytics and a range of HR systems specialists.
Having been instructed on a variety of appointments at all grades of seniority, I have gleaned information as to how reward differs at contrasting levels and how the specialism has evolved, therefore allowing me to voice credible opinions about the current state of play in the market. I pride myself in aiding clients decision-making by ensuring value-add information is provided throughout the entire process, from pre-instruction to assisting the onboarding of the successfully appointed candidate. I ensure a tailored approach to provide realistic solutions to meet the needs of my clients whilst being able to tap in to unidentified talent pools through global networks, leadership forums and referrals from various sources. Integrity, honesty and due diligence underpin my successful projects.
Prior to moving into recruitment, I was a professional tennis coach in Scotland, instructing a range of clients both in group and private tuition. This honed my skills to offer bespoke services to a wide range of clients, teaching me from a young age that no two clients are the same. I played tennis at county level in Scotland, and now play socially at a club in Reigate. When I’m not playing tennis, I enjoy playing a multitude of genres on acoustic guitar, inclusive of classical and gypsy jazz (think a hybrid between jazz, blues and swing!) and enjoy spending time visiting new places with my wife, Catherine.
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Director of Reward and Recognition
Krys is an amazing professional. The level of support that I got from Krys is probably above any expectations due to his deep knowledge of HR, Reward, Analytics, candidate market and his passion and commitment to his clients and candidates. There are some very good recruitment and search experts with high professional standards and long-term focus on the success of their clients and Krys is definitely one of them.
I've known him for over three years now and he maintains a good friendly relationship with his clients, has great knowledge of the Reward market and keeps up to date with all the changes in this market. Krys understands his clients needs well and presents the right roles for them that would not only match their profile and be career enhancing but also where his clients be the right fit for the company. Highly professional and very well regarded in the industry.
Senior Director of International Rewards
I have worked with Krys on filling a rather tricky role in January 2018. Where another recruiter was struggling to provide the right kind of candidate I was looking for, Krys quickly presented an astonishing number of very good profiles, and was really supportive in setting up interviews, making an offer, and securing the candidate as well as following up after we had signed the contract. I can highly recommend working with Krys - and should the need come up to fill a role he could help me with, I will not hesitate to contact him right away.
Head of Reward
I have worked with Frazer Jones for a while now and my latest experience has been absolutely great. Krys has been excellent in guiding and supporting me setting up my company and getting into my first interim role/project work. Very professional all the way and so knowledgeable about the market. It has been a pleasure!
Deferred Reward Manager
Krys successfully assisted my recent move to HSBC for which I was incredibly grateful. Krys’ time, coupled with his insight, contributed toward my move. His market knowledge and experience are second to none. I would thoroughly recommend working with Krys to anyone considering a new challenge in the field of Reward. Thank you once again Krys!
Krys is extremely well connected within Reward. He combines professionalism with both warmth and humour - he is always looking for the positives. I would not hesitate to recommend Krys whether to a friend or colleague looking for a new reward assignment or as a resourcing partner for a client.
HR Director of Performance and Change
Krys' experience and insight was invaluable in supporting my career transition. His knowledge and personalised approach make him a pleasure to work with and I would recommend anyone looking for fantastic career opportunities and businesses searching for top HR talent to partner with Krys if in need of a dedicated, highly skilled professional to take the lead on your career / talent requirements.Thank you for all the time and effort you put into landing me an exceptional, fun and challenging role!
Lead Reward Manager
It is rare that you come across a talent like Krys in search and recruitment. I have had the pleasure of knowing Krys for a good while now having also placed me in my first Reward position. I highly recommend Krys if you are looking for your next career move in Reward or have an open role that you would like to go to market with. Krys takes absolute care and pride in ensuring whatever opportunity he puts in front of you is the right one for you and the client. Krys shows great pride in what he does and is just genuinely nice person to deal with.
UK Benefits and Wellness
Krys successfully assisted in my job search and placed me in my current position. He displayed dedication throughout the process as well as demonstrating his expertise in the field. He provided me with support and guidance throughout the initial application process and interview stages, answering all my questions in a professional and timely manner. I would strongly recommend Krys’ services to any candidate.
Krystian has successfully placed me in one of the most exciting roles I have been looking for and throughout this process, I always found him to be extremely supportive, understanding, professional and flexible. I would definitely recommend Krystian as an excellent recruiter who is highly adept at finding and understanding the requirements of both candidate and the organization.