International headhunt for contract role at Tier 1 insurance broker

Our client, a tier 1 global insurance broker had been looking for a Global Rebrand Project Manager, for some time, with no success. When the situation became critical, a colleague at the brokerage recommended Venquis.

We met our client the morning after he made contact to discuss the role. During the meeting, we shared our knowledge of the market and discussed the requirements of the role. This ensured our client was aware of our capabilities and we had a mutually agreed brief. The role required a contract project manager with experience in delivering a global rebrand within the insurance market to start as soon as possible.

Over the following 4 days, the Venquis team identified a number of potential candidates using a combination of headhunting and referrals, quickly identifying that they needed to search outside the UK for the required expertise.  One candidate in particular stood out; an English national based in Paris, she had previously led a global rebrand and was potentially interested in a move back to the UK. Following an interview with our client, she was offered the role and started 2 weeks later. The entire process took just 3 weeks.

Delighted with our high levels of efficiency and expertise, our client has since tasked Venquis with sourcing a number of contract roles in surrounding business units.