Securing time-critical specialist support
University of Lincoln required an interim Building Projects Officer to clear a backlog of paperwork and compliance surrounding their major capital projects which were set to break ground in twenty weeks.
Source a skilled projects contractor with extensive experience of medium-to-large projects, with required knowledge of listed buildings and the associated regulations
Retain a specialist supplier to provide diverse and varied shortlist of three applicants who would embed quickly
Ensure successful appointee was in situ within three weeks from engagement of agencies
Carried out a full-market appraisal across a range of online job boards and LinkedIn Recruiter alongside our known contractors
Contacted more than twenty potential candidates within forty-eight hours of engagement and shortlisted three qualified and committed candidates
Agreed a timeline for the process to ensure the client’s ideal start date was achieved
Delivered the successful placement ahead of schedule with an end-to-end recruitment process of two weeks
Handled offer negotiations with the preferred candidate who opted in favour of Lincoln over counter offers
Positive and timely outcome was made possible by following a clear plan with all party expectations set out at the initial briefing call, enabling us to act confidently on the client’s behalf
“The service from Venn Group was seamless, professional, and completed quickly. The team undertook a review and presented suitable candidates in a timely manner, for that reason I would recommend their services to others. Additionally, Venn Group demonstrated excellent value for money, within the University’s affordability range.”
Paul Labiche, Interim Head of Maintenance
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