Case Studies

Case Study 1

The challenge:
A leading railway engineering consortium selected interprofils as its sole recruitment partner to search , select the entire rolling stock project team as well as provide market intelligence and salary benchmarking.

Our Approach:
interprofils managed the full recruitment cycle using its local market expertise.In addition to meeting with short-listed candidates and supervising the initial screening and interview process, interprofils managed all pre-employment screening for the client, including psychometric testing, ID and reference checks.

The Results:
We have recruited over 30 junior and senior professionals for the client within contractual deadlines for this landmark project, along with providing pre-employment support. All delivered at various milestones deadlines over a 4 year period.
Salary benchmarking has allowed the client’s HR and finance teams to estimate an average salary for each role identified and budget for the project; the Algiers metro is operational and servicing mobility needs of 100 000 users daily in the capital. This is one of our greatest source of pride. A 100%  local Algerian workforce; The success of this assignment led to a further search assignment for the maintenance and warranty engineers for Diesel locomotives project. The Algiers metro was the first metro in Africa and began operations on 1st November 2011.

Case Study 2

The challenge:
One of the largest financial services groups in Europe decided to enter the booming consumer credit market in Algeria. Interprofils was selected as the sole firm to hire the entire team (finance director, credit analyst, in-house lawyer, sales team, back office and support team) that would be responsible for launching operations and build partnerships with automotive retailers.

Our Approach:
Working closely with the Managing Director and Marketing Director, our shortlisted candidates were then tested around their technical and sales abilities where we asked candidates to highlight results and achievements; interprofils used its extensive network and rigorous mapping methodologies to identify and connect with key priority candidates based in the local Algiers area. We also made contact with talent recommended to us from further afield.

The Results:
Interprofils recruited a team of 8 professionals allowing the bank to launch its operations in Tixeraine suburb or Algiers; The client was able to launch their operations. The team grew to a total workforce of over 25 within 18 months.

Case Study 3

The challenge:
A Global FMCG company with a workforce of 1200 employees in Algeria across three manufacturing sites was seeking to hire their next CFO  in a period of restructuring and heightened competition. In addition to the relevant experience and knowledge ( IFRS, US GAAP and English language skills), The client was also seeking a candidate with experience using their ERP.

Our Approach:
Leveraging our local market knowledge, expertise of our consultant combined with our mapping techniques we selected a short-list meeting the client’s key requirements; shortlisted candidates were considered to be exceptionally talented and would all fit well with the client’s culture.

The Results:
The client was delighted with the result and following a carefully managed process, the successful candidate joined their business on completing of his notice period. Since joining we have received feedback that he has made an impressive impact on the business in a 7-year run; Since joining we have received feedback that he has made an impressive impact on the business.