Government and Public Sector Executive Search & Specialist Recruitment

We are Approved Suppliers for Government Agencies


More than 30 years experience recruiting for the Public Sector

What We Do

Finding smart, technical, and reliable people that will fit the culture of your workplace is our number one priority when recruiting for governing agencies within the Public Sector.

Unparalleled Experience

Using our 30 years of experience in Scientific and Technical recruitment, CS Executive Group’s team of senior industry professionals with practical work experience has given us the upper hand when recruiting for government jobs and has seen us become a preferred supplier of a multitude of government agencies.

Our experience and understanding of government processes coupled with a specialisation in sourcing talent both online and through our deep candidate pool allow us to increase our speed of placement when hiring for a variety of different assignments.

Our Partners

CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill is proud to partner with a variety of government agencies including the APVMA, AICIS (formerly NICNAS), DSTO, ANSTO, ARPANSA and more.

International Sourcing Capabilities

Our experienced team specialises in sourcing executives from abroad, including the United States of America, United Kingdom, Europe, and New Zealand. We have in-depth experience negotiating and facilitating the relocation and onboarding of international candidates ensuring a 98% stick rate.

Regional and remote recruitment

CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill has a proven track record sourcing remarkable talent for government agencies in regional/remote areas using a variety of different methods.

Urgent Assignments

Have a job that needs to be filled urgently? Even if we aren’t on your RPO list, we can still help. Be sure to contact us to find out how.

We specialise in sourcing professionals for roles ranging from APS4 – SES Band 1.

Recent Job History

A look at recent assignments we have filled.

Directors – APVMA

  • Rare opportunity to join an Australian Authority
  • Various employment options including 2, 3 & 4-year tenures
  • Relocation & sponsorship assistance offered

2 x Regulatory Scientists – NICNAS

  • Risk Assessment of Chemicals
  • Previous Govt Exp. Highly Desirable
  • 6&12 Month Contracts Available with potential extensions

Quality Manager – DSTO

  • Melbourne Based Government Body
  • 6-Month Contract to be Reviewed for Extension & Permanency
  • Strong Influencing Skills & ISO 9001 Experience a Must

Our Services include:

  • National and International Executive Search
  • Regional recruitment
  • Ongoing permanent placements
  • non-ongoing (short term) contract placements
  • Bulk recruitment
  • National and International Relocation Assistance

Talk to us about Finding Talent for your Agency

We Go Above and Beyond

See what our partners have to say about us

  • “CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill have proven time and again to be very valuable partners in matching us with high calibre personnel. Having been both the contractor and hiring manager, I have always been left impressed with the level of care and ownership CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill demonstrates to ensure that our needs are not just met, but exceeded. A truly professional service with great personal touch.”

    Jerry Tan National Manager - Downer
  • CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill have been a preferred partner in recruiting the right candidate for over a decade. Their ability to provide high-quality people, both as candidates and within their own team is a testament to CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill’s longevity in a competitive industry. Dealing with Helen and her team makes a challenging process efficient, effective and enjoyable.”

    Daniel Hare Quality Manager - Swisse
  • Having worked with the CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill for the last few years, Helen and her team have always taken the time to understand not only the role we are recruiting for but also the type of candidate we are looking for, successfully placing candidates each time. The CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill team always represent our business accurately to potential candidates and all candidates who I interview have a full understanding of our business and the position available. I would have no hesitation recommending CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill to anyone in the industry.

    Sue Bayley National Quality Assurance Manager - Gourmet Provedore Group
  • “The CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill team have been successfully recruiting quality staff on our behalf for many years. What differentiates Helen and her team is the time and effort they take in understanding our cultural and business requirements. This attention to detail ensuring a cohesive transition of any successful candidate. So partnering with CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill allows us to focus on what’s most important to us, our customers.”

    Mark Stewart Manager Chemical Services - Select Solutions
  • “Through partnering with CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill over the long term, we’ve recognised how well they understand our needs and more importantly the Aspen culture. This translates into candidates who fit the job brief and integrate well into our team. The recruitment process is much quicker and smoother as a result.”

    Andrew Bolton HR Business Partner - Aspen
  • “CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill did an outstanding job for me when I was recruited for the position as Global Lead for Herbicides in Nufarm. First of all by finding me in Denmark for this opportunity, where my profile turned out to be a perfect match. I also had excellent support in the process with Nufarm until I signed up for the job. CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill follow up and assistance has been extraordinary, after I have arrived to Melbourne and have started in the job. Helen Patronis and her team have been extremely dedicated and caring in their approach and deserve my strongest recommendations.”

    Henrik Nørskov Pedersen Global Lead - Herbicides
  • I have found CS Executive Group Inc. ChemSkill a pleasure to work with, with a very personal approach. They are interested in building a long-term relationship with us, and adjust their approach to suit our needs. They want to ensure that we find the best candidate for the role and to fit our company’s culture, and we feel they are genuinely committed to achieving a great outcome for us.

    Miranda Sowden HR Manager - Starpharma
  • Having worked with Helen and the team at CS Executive Group for over 10 years now I’ve always been impressed with the service provided by the team. I have utilised their services for both permanent, and contract, laboratory/science based roles and always been impressed with the caliber of candidates that have been presented. CS Executive Group gives me the confidence that I can leave our recruitment needs in their hands and have the hard work taken out of our recruitment processes. This allows me to focus on my day-to-day responsibilities with confidence that I will have the best candidates presented for consideration. CS Executive Group's process is entirely collaborative and takes into consideration, not only the needs of the role but the fit of potential candidates with the companies culture & goals ensuring that each candidate has the right skill set, attitude, and goals that are complementary with our team. I highly recommend CS Executive Group for your recruitment needs.

    Daniel Palm Technical Lead - Lonza

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