The client’s challenge
Invensys Ltd is a multinational engineering and information technology company headquartered in London. It has offices in more than 50 countries and its products are sold in around 180 countries. It was taken over by the French multinational Schneider Electric for a total consideration of £5.5 billion in January 2014
Our client, the Global Resourcing Director, was planning to initiate a worldwide transformation programme to transition the resourcing function to a client facing, direct hiring service. At the time, the reputation of the resourcing function’s performance across the business was poor, although this was largely fuelled by unsubstantiated hearsay. Criticism was focused on cost and quality of service and hire.