Who are Next Ventures is a rapidly expanding business that has
its sights set on becoming ‘The Technology Staffing
Partner of choice’ to key industry corporations, global
we? and local systems integrators, consultancies, software
vendors and technology vendors around the globe.
Our service is truly global – in 2008, 65% of our business was outside the UK.
We specialise in sourcing local talent internationally.
What makes us so different?
Our priority: adding value to each and every one of our clients. How?
• By building trust and respect through a true
• By offering flexibility and bespoke tailoring of our
recruitment services to seamlessly fit your needs.
• By finding complete candidates – those who do not
just have the talent and knowledge you need, but
who also culturally complement your organisation
and your existing team perfectly.
To provide a solid foundation for our partnership ethos,
each consultant at Next Ventures focuses on one
specific technology niche. This continuously expands
their understanding of that particular area and allows
them to offer you unrivalled specialist expertise,
“ I have been working for more than a year with Next
informed anticipation of market trends and superior
Ventures, engaging SAP highly qualified resources. I really
appreciated our collaboration. Next Ventures has always
But we didn’t pick our team just for their knowledge; been able to provide us on-time the people we needed even
when we were looking for very difficult profiles…sometimes
we also demand that they are passionate, resourceful
I had the feeling I was their only customer when you see
and deeply committed to exceeding your delivery
how much they were focused on our requests. The
collaboration with Next Ventures is also very efficient: one
single point of contact in the company, supportive with the
administrative work, flexible, patient.”
Sound good? Well, perhaps that’s why we’re
rapidly becoming known as ‘the technology Accenture, Brussels
recruiter that’s guaranteed to deliver’!
Next Ventures The growth we have achieved means we are now
in the privileged position of being the first choice
technology recruiter for some of the most exciting
first choice! and innovative international businesses of today.
This isn’t an empty boast. In 2001 Next Ventures deliberately adopted a strategic plan to concentrate on generating
a sizeable capital reserve to use for re-investment purposes when we felt the market dictated growth. In 2006, we
seized the opportunity and, as you can see, the results speak for themselves.
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A key contribution to our continued success has been our ongoing focus on winning new clients in Europe, the
Middle East and Africa. In 2008 65% of our clients were based in EMEA.
The processes that have facilitated our impressive growth have been underpinned by solid management practices,
and an un-relented effort on measuring and refining our services. The extensive repeat business we enjoy is
testament to our continuing ability to meet and exceed client demands.
The 137% year on-year growth over 2006–2008, and the extensive repeat business we get
from our clients is proof that we really are ‘Good at what we do’.
We prefer We learn more that way; so that’s why we listen to
you before positioning our wide range of flexible and
listening innovative technology staffing services.
Our resourcing process ensures that we have access Permanent
to all of the best candidates. We utilise sophisticated
Regardless of whether you commission our retained or
in-house head-hunting techniques (that enable us to
contingent service, Next Ventures’ clients receive the
approach non-active candidates), and have access to
same consistently high level of commitment and
all of the major job-board and advertising mediums.
Our process and mediums include:
Experience has shown us that almost all clients who
• consultant market knowledge
have sampled our contingent offering have been so
• internal network of candidates
impressed that they have gone on to take advantage of
• extensive database of 100,000+ candidates
our full value-added services. This allows our
• access to all of the major CV-searching job-boards
relationships to evolve and become more formal and
• advertising agreements with all of the major on-line
exclusive, when Next Ventures can then engage as a true
• all consultants have access to our internal team of
Next Ventures’ consultants professionally guide a
candidate though the entire recruitment process
Together we will create the ideal solution for
from initial selection through to interview, offer
your particular recruitment challenges; many
stage, negotiation and acceptance.
of our services have been born out of specific
Our personal streamlined interim/contract service
enables us to deliver short-term ‘technology subject-
matter experts’ to clients who need to quickly acquire
skills for the successful delivery of time- and business-
“ In my experience, not a lot of The team of industry experts we have created gives
agencies/recruiters actually seem to unrivalled market knowledge and an industry
understand the positions they're networking capability that allows Next Ventures to
recruiting for – Next Ventures
source the most experienced consultants at the most
certainly did – 100%. My experience
from when I was initially contacted,
to when Next Ventures successfully
found me a permanent position, was
nothing but positive. ”
Sally Van Dam, Microsoft Dynamics
Consultant - Candidate
Global When we say we offer a
global recruitment service,
Recruitment we mean it.
To date Next Ventures has successfully assisted
clients to recruit both permanent and interim talent
in over 30 countries.
UK, Ireland, Belgium, Holland,
(DACH): Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Russia, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Croatia
France Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus,
Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway
Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Israel
South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria
A large contribution to our phenomenal growth in
recent years has been made by our success in working
with businesses outside the UK, whilst still increasing
our UK client numbers. In 2008, 65% of our business
was with EMEA clients; they chose to partner with Next
Ventures because of our ability to find well qualified
What makes The core values and differentiators that make
us so special
us special? Knowledge – Next Ventures’ consultants are Key account management/
client partnering – We offer you a single point
individually focused on particular technology niches.
This fosters effective industry knowledge ensuring a of contact, ensuring clear communication and a
strong and detailed understanding of each individual consistently high level of service.
client’s business, technology and competitive sector.
Delivery – Ultimately the key differentiator for any
Experience – Our consultants and managers recruitment business is the ability to deliver qualified
have a minimum of six years’ recruitment/industry candidates within a specified time frame. Next Ventures
experience within the technology sector, equipping is able to boast a 100% record on delivering to
them to offer you a high level of professional service retained assignments and an incredibly impressive
and recruitment best practice. CV-to-interview ratio, ultimately crediting this
achievement to an unparalleled desire to create reference
Flexibility – Next Ventures offers flexible, bespoke, accounts for each and every one of our clients.
recruitment services that can be delivered against
Passion and Dedication - The Next
aggressive timescales to help our clients to resolve
staffing challenges in time-sensitive and business- Ventures team are Passionate about recruitment and
critical projects. providing an exceptional service. Creating long lasting
relationships following each and every client
Proactive approach – We believe that the best engagement is our mission. Dedication is a necessary
quality to fulfill challenging briefs on behalf of our
candidates are not always those who are actively
clients and candidates and it is evident trait across the
looking for new jobs, but often those individuals who are
Next Ventures team. We deliver where others fail,
currently successful and happy in their roles but
because we are Passionate about recruitment and
nevertheless receptive to a well presented and
dedicated to fulfilling against our promises.
compelling career opportunity. Consequently, we always
use proactive search or headhunting techniques to
target and focus on a specific group of companies and
individuals in a competitive or relevant area to make sure
we deliver the best possible candidates for you.
In-depth research – Each assignment
involves our experienced research team to ensure
candidates are targeted from the correct
“ We value Next Ventures as a key partner; they have an
technology/market sectors. All research is conducted excellent knowledge of the market and a professional
in-house to ensure the knowledge is retained and approach to dealing with our requirements. They have
always delivered quality candidates within budget,
continually updated to give Next Ventures an unrivalled
providing a first class service. I would highly recommend
network of contacts.
Next Ventures as a reliable and competent partner. ”
It’s what our clients and candidates say that matters.
The foundation of Next Ventures is quality delivery. With this in mind we
wanted to share the experiences of some of our clients and candidates.
‘‘ ’’ ‘‘ ’’
Next Ventures has supported us Next Ventures approached me Next Ventures were Alcatel-Lucent has used Next
The Next Ventures consultant I Next Ventures recruited me in to Having dealt with other Working with Next Ventures has
on several occasions and have about a VP & GM EMEA recommended to me by an Ventures for several positions
dealt with was open, Johnson & Johnson. They had a recruitment companies, I must been a pleasure. The energy
always managed the position within (Broadsoft), a industry colleague as we ranging from Senior Account
professional and completely very good understanding of the say I was positively surprised by and commitment they showed
recruitment process for VoIP technology start-up (Sandvine) at the time were Director, through to highly skilled
honest. He managed the role on offer, and were very the high quality of service that I in the first call I had with them
Consultants in a very business. I was extremely struggling to find a quality technical guru’s. All of my line
relationship between the client efficient in sorting out queries received through next-ventures. has been maintained throughout
professional manner. They have impressed by how well they recruitment partner to help us managers that have worked with
and myself from start to finish, and issues. The consultant also I was offered an opportunity my contract duration, in all our
continually delivered quality knew their client, understanding expand our EMEA operations. Next Ventures say they are
always looking for the best had a very good balance with a major corporation dealings. I hope to continue our
candidates; it has been very both the technology and the The recommendation proved to thorough, very knowledgeable
solution for both sides. His between giving people enough in Switzerland, Next Ventures association long in to the future.
rewarding to work in partnership market opportunity. Their client be extremely valuable as Next about the market they are
knowledge of IT and the needs updates, but not calling too knew their client well and
David Erasmus, with a competent, professional understanding covered detail Ventures successfully helped me recruiting in, and always
of company and person are top often. He made the recruitment throughout the process
Oracle e-Business Contractor and cost-effective partner such such as global headcount, to recruit talent in France, Dubai, represent Alcatel-Lucent in a
of the bill. I will gladly call on experience a positive one…! were responsive, supportive and
as Next Ventures. company structure, funding and Germany, Russia and Holland. I professional manner. The service
him again in the future. showed a real positive attitude
Doris Kneilling, key investors, and cultural would have no hesitation in Next Ventures provides strikes a
to help guide me through the
Jan Peter Speijer, SAP Functional Consultant I found Next Ventures to be true understanding of the recommending Next Ventures to good balance between us and
interview process. For future
Tibco Contractor professionals and one of the management team. Next anyone. They have truly proved the potential candidate; and the
best recruitment consultancies I Ventures were completely themselves to be consummate instances they have been asked
Next-Ventures will be my first
Next-Ventures went to great have worked with in my long professional from the inception professionals and are a valued to negotiate packages on our
choice as they are quick,
Next Ventures provided me a length making sure that I was career. From the outset they of the recruitment process, partner of Sandvine. behalf we have never felt they
efficient, helpful and committed
thorough, efficient and friendly the right candidate for the were very clear about the through to final salary use this as an opportunity to
SVP EMEA & ISEA Operations
to providing quality service.
service. The initial pitch I got on sought after position, as well as technical requirements of the I have been working with Next negotiations… [They] are now a gain advantage for themselves.
the role was detailed and making sure that the company role, had a detailed profile of the Ventures for 3yrs and we have a truly valued partner of Next Ventures are highly
informative, and has turned out was right for me. The company they were recruiting win/win relationship. Their Broadsoft, assisting me to build recommended as a professional
to be an excellent match for my recruitment turned out to be a for and certainly understood the delivery is exceptional both in my EMEA sales and consulting and competent recruitment
both skills and experience, . very good fit both for me and for data market well. The consultant the contract and permanent capabilities. partner.
the recruiting company. I was I dealt with was especially markets. They strive to ensure
Based on my experience with VP & GM EMEA Alcatel-Lucent -
also impressed by how Next- helpful in dealing with the they give both the client and I always receive a good and cost
Next Ventures, I will definitely be Senior HR Manager
Venture and its employees contract negotiations from both candidate a great recruitment efficient service working with
happy to work with them again. showed great dedication and sides, and even had time to experience, and focus on Next Ventures. They truly add
professionalism during but also meet with me during the building trust which is extremely value with their high knowledge
after the my successful interview process and post job important in today’s talent of the IT market and the
placement recruitment. offer. I would certainly market. understanding of their
recommend other friends and customers business needs.
Petter Claesson, Snr Corporate Recruiter
colleagues within the industry to Three top qualities spring to
VoIP Technical Consultant use Next Ventures as I know mind: Great results, Expert,
they will not be disappointed. ontime. It was great to work with
Next Ventures, I look forward to
working with them again.
SQL Server DBA
Practice Manager, France
The technology skills we can source for you!
With the technological landscape evolving at such a rapid rate, the
boundaries of our skills range are never still. Because of this, it’s
impossible for us to list every technology for which we can source
Below is a non-exhaustive list of our operational landscape; if your
technology recruitment area isn’t listed here just call us.
Core ERP & CRM applications EAI/Middleware
SAP, Oracle, (entire application portfolio), Tibco, Webmethods, Websphere
Microsoft Dynamics, Siebel
Business Intelligence/ Systems management
Analytics/ETL OSS Oracle (Metasolv), Amdocs (Cramer),
Business Intelligence Cognos, Hyperion, Telcordia
Business Objects, Microsoft BI BSS Oracle BRM, Amdocs, Convergys,
Analytics SAS, SPSS Ericsson
ETL Informatica, DataStage, Ab-Initio Systems Management HP Openview, CA
Unicenter, IBM Tivoli, BMC
Development & Database
technologies Infrastructure/PC support/
Microsoft.Net (C# / VB / ASP) VC++),
Sharepoint, Biztalk Infrastructure – Microsoft (Office, Windows,
Active Directory, Exchange Server), Unix,
Java J2EE, J2ME, EJB, Struts, Spring,
Linux, Novell, Lotus Notes and Domino
Networking – LAN, WAN, Routers &
Web-based/Open source technologies
Switches, Firewalls, Anti-Virus Technologies,
Flash, PHP, MySQL, Python
Database Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server,
Testing Manuel and Automated Test
Director, QTP, Winrunner, Loadrunner
Our thorough and consultative
approach creates the most efficient and
cost-effective recruitment service in the
To discover how Next Ventures can
resolve your resourcing issues for you,
please visit www.next-ventures.com
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
You can rely on us.
Next Ventures Ltd
77 Bastwick Street
Ph: +44 (0) 207-549-4030
Fax: +44 (0) 207-549-4040