Success stories

We have documented some of our best recruitment practices for your perusal; these different examples reflect our performance in different sectors.

Finding The Right Executive

Following a referral the client in question approached us to source a senior client Director to join the company’s executive team, having struggled to fill the vacant position directly. Given the delay this caused it was essential for the client that a result was secured promptly to avoid major workload and services delivery problems. Weprioritized a focused search and leveraged candidate market insight from its existing contacts in the relevant technology arena. As a result of this approach Contracts IT initially provided three CV’s to the client within one week of receiving the brief, one of these ultimately being chosen for the role. As a result, we are now the client’s sole supplier of recruitment services.

Finding the Experts

A consultancy firm requires SAP Lead consultants on an on-going basis. These roles require a hybrid skill set that is extremely niche and difficult to source. We have been engaged as an exclusive partner for this client’s other highly specialist projects because of our specialist approach to technologies. This isimperative to providing this consultancy firm with effective recruitment solutions each time.The SAP team allocated, has a deep understanding of this niche IT market. Instead of relying solely on standard recruitment channels such as database search and job board advertising, our SAP team use their technical networks, profile in the market and relationship management expertise to recruit active job seekers and passive candidates; thereby significantly improving the talent pool available to them and the expertise available to the Consultancy. As a result of this relationship The consultancy has recruited a number of specialists with this highly specialised skill set.

A Partner in growth

The Client is a global supplier of chemicals and specialty materials. They have experienced rapid growth over the last five years and required a recruitment partner who could understand their culture and business. We adopted a consultative approach to understand their key business drivers, their recruitment strategy, candidate benchmarking and their options when it came to supporting their growth plans. We introduced the concept of executive search which included market mapping and managing the entire end-to-end recruitment process. Our constant and open communication strategy has ensured a healthy working relationship and we have become the company’s preferred recruitment partner.

Gender Diversity

A client organisation was seeking to recruit financial applications analysts and Java developers for its Information and Corporate headquarters in Belgium. It wanted to create a balanced workforce, attract a diverse pool of talent, and develop a reputation of an equal opportunity employer. As part of our diversity and inclusion support strategy, the roles were advertised nationally, regionally and internationally. The calls for applications were structured to invite applicants from diverse backgrounds, with a strong focus on attracting female candidates. Following a carefully targeted search Contracts IT were able to fill 70% of the available positions with female candidates. These candidates were placed primarily on merit and ability to perform the job. We are now delighted to be the client’s premium supplier of IT recruitment services and meet regularly at their Headquarters in Belgium to engage in detailed briefings and provide market analysis and advice.

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