psd was approached by the President of an innovative biometric authentication and identity assurance solutions start-up to search for a VP to manage and grow their presence in the UKI. The role was crucial to promote and drive growth for their biometric authentication solutions, with a particular focus in the banking and financial services domain.
psd sourced and engaged candidates with particular skill-sets and experience from within the authentication industry as well as from the wider security sector. These were pipe-lined through psd‘s global, personal and professional networks, along with innovative use of technology and social media.
Recruiting senior talent for a start-up that develops and markets niche technology requires proactively positioning the role, company and technology. By maintaining regular contact and managing the process end to end, psd developed strong working relationships with both the client and candidates, building an understanding of their key motivators, drivers and concerns. It is this attention to detail and personable interaction which is key to a successful recruitment process.
Providing bespoke support on a one-to-one basis, psd ensured the client and candidates experienced smooth, simple and productive transitions throughout the hiring process. This included introducing them to the company culture and managing expectations effectively.
psd has continued to work with, and support, pioneering technology companies with various recruitment challenges – including resourcing, on-boarding, encouraging diversity and ensuring a positive candidate and client experience.