Company Profile

Hanrahan Smith International Search Pty Ltd is an Australian owned  Recruitment Consultancy providing specialised professional recruitment services niched to the mining and resources sectors. Our Consultants possess significant expertise in the domestic and international professional recruitment realm, having completed assignments on every continent since our inception.

We pride ourselves on our specialised mining recruitment skills. We recruit across all areas of the mining industry inclusive of those companies in exploration and development as well as service providers.

Our expertise covers (but is not limited to) the following roles:

  • Managing Directors, Directors (executive and non-executive)
  • CEO’s, COO’s, CFO’s.
  • Project Directors and General Managers
  • Departmental Managers (Mining, Processing, Geology, Exploration) 
  • Senior Mining Engineers, Metallurgists, Geologists and Surveyors.


We provide recruitment services across all levels of the organisational chart. Understanding that not all roles require an extensive search methodology to be applied, we provide tailored solutions to meet the specific level of service you might require for any role while continuing to apply our rigorous selection process. We provide a 6 month guarantee for all placements, domestic and expatriate at any level. Please note that for a number of different considerations, approximately ~ 40% of assignments we undertake are not advertised and rely exclusively on our vast networks and database.

Given the tenure of our association with the industry, we naturally possess a long term outlook and consequently focus on building and maintaining relationships of substance. We are passionate about what we do and constantly strive to improve the service and product we deliver to our clients and candidates alike. We operate with the highest levels of integrity with all clients and candidates we have interactions with.