a Recruitment Assignment
the Project Plan
is to find, attract, select and manage the introduction of
someone who is to become a key member of our client's management
team. Once a complete and clear Recruitment
Requirement has been established, the search can begin
in earnest. The consultant is supported in the early stages
of the work by a researcher specialising in the field of project
assignment, like any other project, has risks and uncertainties
and a great deal depends on the accuracy of the requirement
and the project being conducted methodically. PMSelect use
The Recruitment Life-Cycle, illustrated below, as the basis
of our planning.
and the Recruitment Life-Cycle
- Define the requirement
PMSelect consultants are project professionals. They work
closely with the client to determine the all-important Recruitment
is used to specify the professional contribution expected,
competences and the probable background experience of candidates.
A project plan, using this life-cycle model is prepared
and agreed with the client at this stage.
- Find the people
We are well-connected to the project management community
and use researchers who specialise in locating senior project
professionals in all sectors and roles.
- Present the opportunity
We look to develop a close rapport with able project professionals.
Through an agenda of career development, a particular opportunity
is explored. The effectiveness of this work of course depends
on a complete and clear Recruitment
- Pre-assess candidates
To form the short-list, the consultant will identify promising
candidates from their CV and a telephone interview. This
will lead, typically, to the use of web-based assessment
methods and to a professional interview. (The
- Recommend a short-list
A report for each short-list candidate is prepared showing
an assessment against the Reveal
profile and includes notes on personal circumstances. The
final short-list is agreed with the client at a presentation
of these reports.
- Final selection and offer
Our consultants work with the client to manage the client's
final selection process, without delay. (A timetable, agreed
with the client in the project plan helps here.) Arrangements
for an Assessment Centre or Executive Assessment meeting
using tools bespoke to the assessment of project management
capability can be provided.
- Making connection
After an offer has been made and leading up to the date
of commencement, our consultant will continue to work to
resolve contract, personal and domestic issues.