We believe Africa’s deserves her skills back – permanently, temporarily or virtually.

The DNA of our brand was created by Mandela’s words in Trafalgar Square, “I love you all so much, I want to put you in my pocket and take you home.”

Our investors include Launch Africa, Five35 and Quarme Private Equity.

Established in 2003, we’re an Executive Search firm that recruits Permanent, Part-time and Hourly Talent for Africa.

Our Advisory Board includes Michael Ikpoki (ex-CEO MTN Nigeria); Enyo Kumahor (ex-MD ThoughtWorks); Prof Yap Boum (Epicentre MSF) and Dr Iain Barton (ex-CEO CHAI Africa).

We headhunt top African executives and recruit them for permanent, part-time or hourly roles in over 20 African countries.

Our main clients are multinationals largely within Advisory, Agriculture, Banking, Consumer, e-Commerce, Education, Health, Fintech, FMCG, Media, Retail, Supply Chain & Logistics, Technology and Telecoms.

We have a distinctive brand reputation and possess high-level marketing skills. We are nimble and flexible, and able to easily tailor bespoke talent solutions.

Our talent acquisition methodology comprises 14 different sourcing streams.

We have an unrivalled network of 50+ professional African groups worldwide.

We successfully placed executives in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

HomecomingEX is an independent private company headquartered in Rosebank, Johannesburg, with 21 employees and 5 global Associates.

Our Track Record
Global database of 37 000 African professionals

Global database of 37 000 African professionals

We’ve been building our database for 16 years and we keep strong relationships with all our candidates, even after they’ve returned home.

60 Global and pan-African events

60 Global and pan-African events

We’ve been hosting high-touch events for over a decade – from London to Lagos, from New York to Nairobi, from Sydney to Dubai, from Dubai to Dublin.

19 000 face-to-face candidate interactions

19 000 face-to-face candidate interactions

We’ve had thousands of personal interactions with high level African professionals around the world.

45+ multinational client relationships

45+ multinational client relationships

We have recruited for 75% of Africa’s top Banks, Retailers and Advisory firms and for 50% of Africa’s top FMCG and Logistics firms.

Innovative Digital Marketing

Innovative Digital Marketing

We continually leverage our many social media platforms, e-shots, digital communities and paid search to create compelling attraction campaigns.

Employer Branding

Employer Branding

We interrogate an employer’s unique benefits to ensure that we communicate not just the WHAT of the job, but the WHY.

High Touch

High Touch

Not just high tech. We form strong face-to-face relationships with our candidates to ensure we understand their holistic needs and best fit.

Inspirational Content

Inspirational Content

We bring unique insights to Content Marketing, as this plays a big role in attracting hard-to-engage professionals.