Delivering a skilled professional for a specialist requirement.
Due to an increasing workload in research finance, the University of Cambridge required experienced support that would embed quickly and immediately add value at this busy period.
An interim Grade 7 Research Finance Assistant to support their growing workload
Retain a supplier with sector expertise who would understand the key elements of their recruitment approach and fulfil the requirement efficiently to ease departmental pressure
Gaining access to a talent pool of candidates with EU horizon grant experience
As an education specialist, we focused our search on candidates with post-award knowledge to refine the skills match
Our shortlisted candidates prepared statements of experience with financial reporting on EU Horizon 2020 grants for our client to review
To ensure a prompt outcome, we created a short recruitment timeline, utilising our team approach to deliver accurate and efficient candidate shortlisting
Created and presented a shortlist o the client within 48 hours
Both candidates matched the criteria and were invited to interview; the successful candidate was appointed within 24 hours
The successful candidate was active in the role six working days after the requirement was placed with us; their ability to hit the ground running relieved pressure immediately on the client’s department
“Venn Group are a specialist supplier in my area of need. They understood my requirement extremely well and offered fantastic support.”
Lisa Christie, Operations Manager