Raising The Benchmark

Specialists in permanent & contracting recruitment across sales, marketing & supply chain

Simply put, we are a specialist recruitment company providing a premium level of service without the sales component typically found in the industry.

About Us

Our network is wide, and our niche narrow, focusing on the consumer goods sector across commercial disciplines including sales, category, insights, marketing, supply chain and procurement.

We partner with some of the world’s most recognised and loved brands and provide representation to exceptional talent in the industry. Our in-depth knowledge of the companies and individuals we represent ensures that all parties are equipped with the necessary information to make well informed commercial and career choices.

Eric Wale

Managing Director

With over 15 years in the recruitment industry, Eric established Clear Search in 2012. His aim was, and still is, to offer a friendly and honest service. One that actually makes sure the right person gets the role.

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Gabrielle Penfold


Having been with Clear Search since inception, Gabrielle has extensive experience in researching, market mapping and networking.

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Deborah Howard

Customer Excellence Manager

After spending years working in a variety of highly demanding customer service roles Deborah decided to join Clear Search to implement customer service strategies that actually work.

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Anaëlle Raffy


With a passion for ideas which uplift the way we think and a strong background working in the FMGC industry, Ana dedicates her time to helping businesses build strong and sustainable talent strategies.

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Clare Jones

International Search Consultant

Clare is Clear Search’s resident guru when it comes to talent sourcing in a digital age and also manages the talent search over in the U.K., while drinking cups of tea and walking around in her wellies dreaming of the Australian sun.

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Larissa Prasad

Nestle Purina
Senior Brand Manager

I would highly recommend working with Eric and the team at Clear Search when you begin to think about securing a new role.

Natalie Breen

The Saltmine Design Group
Account Director

I was lucky enough to work with Gabrielle when searching for a new role in the FMCG industry. She was dedicated to finding me a role, was very professional and timely in her contact between me and the employer and her ongoing help and support was exceptional.

Stephen Jacobs

National Sales Manager

Eric and his team are dedicated professionals who understand the value of full circle people engagement at the highest level.

Trevor Lowder

No CV flicking, no pressure selling, just honest, trustworthy and reliable. I highly value his marketplace opinion and his results-driven attitude, while still having a relaxed personality that make it a pleasure to work with him.

Jane Horder

Associate Director, International Global Insights

He didn’t just try to fit me into a role or work to get the commission …. he had the role tailored to suit my strengths, had great knowledge of the company so I was well informed and briefed for decision making/interviews and he worked hard to ensure my contract was in line with my needs.

Simon Durrant

General Manager

In an industry where standing out from the crowd is difficult, I have found Eric and his team refreshingly different. He is passionate about what he does, listens attentively, keeps candidates engaged and delivers results.

Todd Lynton

Olympus Imaging
Managing Director & Chairman

Eric has a strong collaborative approach to recruitment – Really trying to understand the role as well as the team and culture. This has led to the hire of some outstanding contributors to organisations I’ve been responsible for.

Marc Radatt

Olympus Imaging
General Manager

In my dealings with Eric he has always been articulate, informed but most importantly grounded. I would have no concerns recommending Eric in his capacity as an executive recruitment professional.

Ragini Singh

Senior Demand Planner

I was fortunate enough to work with Gabrielle while i was looking for a change. Gabrielle was encouraging and provided useful tips throughout the process, which enabled me to win the role.
I highly recommend Gabrielle, as she is dedicated and very knowledgable. It was great working with her.

Ray Tindall

Delivery Services Manager ANZ – Supply Chain

I have worked with Gabrielle and the team at Clear Search for a little over a year and in that time have been impressed with her professionalism and dedication to the “Consultant” part of her title. She gives fair, sound advice and never tried to sell an opportunity to me. I have no hesitation in recommending Gabrielle and the service Clear Search provides.

Jasmin Clements

Krispy Kreme
Assistant Marketing Manager

Straight from the word go Gabrielle was supportive and helpful in my interview process with my current job. She is honest, committed and knowledgable and it was a pleasure working with her.

Sam Guernier

Senior Innovation Manager

Nothing short of impressed with Eric’s service in placing me in my current role – impeccable communication, attention to detail and prompt follow up – would recommend to any potential job seeker out there.

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Contact Us

Enquiries: enquiries@clearsearch.com.au

Telephone: 02 9231 0560


Level 6, 70 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000