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Partners K2 Company Information English 20 10 10

  1. 1. Company Presentation Partners K2
  2. 2. The K2 Group is a market-leading SAP recruitment company, focusing on providing clients with ERP specialists on a permanent and contract basis. Our success is down to two simple factors; we have a strong understanding of the markets in which we operate and we have built up excellent relationships with our clients and consultants alike. Our achievements within SAP means we are now also recognised as an official preferred supplier to SAP in the EMEA region and a Gold Partner to SAP America. Partners K2 provides its clients with advice, support and expertise in the selection and recruitment of permanent staff. Our quality driven processes and corporate guiding principles ensure, clients receive innovative and effective solutions to finding great people for their organisations. We truly specialise and devote our full attention to this challenging resource market. Although our core market is SAP, we also have extensive experience in delivering consultants within the following areas:  ERP - Oracle, PeopleSoft  EAI - Tibco, WebMethods, Oracle, SQL  CRM - Siebel  BI – Cognos, Business Objects, SAS, Microsoft BI, Oracle BI EE, Hyperion We currently have more than 400 clients across 50 countries globally. In 2008 alone, the K2 Group made more than 1,600 placements. About Partners K2
  3. 3. Background Partners K2 is the permanent staffing solution provider of K2 Human Capital Solutions. Our sister company K2 Partnering Solutions Ltd has been delivering contract IT professionals to the market place since 1998 and is a leading supplier in Europe and the USA. Since 2005, at Partners K2, we recognise that the most valued asset of our business, is our people. Our consultants are the key to the effective solutions and the unrivalled services that we are able to offer our business partners. Our expectations are high and our business is demanding. It takes an exceptional individual with a strong character to be successful in such a challenging environment. Our people are unique – their professionalism and experience, complemented by a positive outlook and sheer determination, allows Partners K2 to be a leading force within the specialist staffing market. Today, we are recognised as an innovator within our field and we are proud of the unrivalled service that we offer to both our clients and specialists.
  4. 4. We have more than 200 associates working across 8 regional offices, however the geographical regions we work across extends beyond that:  Geneva – France and Switzerland  London – UK, North and South Europe  Stuttgart – Germany and Austria  Providence – US market  San Francisco – West Coast US  Boston – East Coast US  Sao Paulo – South America  Tokyo – Asia-Pacific Global Reach
  5. 5. Our Unique Values  “Being the best by working with the best”  Our values have been generated to drive every aspect of our business. They are central to everything we do. Our values are:  Excel through Quality  Create and Embrace Change  Use Knowledge Intelligently  Open & Honest Relationships
  6. 6. Our Service As the leading provider of SAP permanent staffing solutions, Partners K2 provides its clients with advice, support and expertise to tailor a solution that fits their needs. With our groups market experience and focus, our clients can be assured of quality, professionalism and innovation in every aspect of our service together with access to a unique pool of talent. Your benefits include:  tailored recruitment solutions regarding specialist and leadership positions  Focus staff/management on core competencies  Increase process control and efficiency  Provide quality - candidates, service, relationships  Provide a fast, efficient and cost effective solution of the highest quality  The most relevant candidate for the role  The candidate who fits the ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ criteria  Reduce risk with standardised screening and referencing together with extensive support throughout and beyond the specific assignment  Increase candidate flow for challenging roles by accessing the international K2 candidate pool  Open & Honest approach at all times
  7. 7. Our Service The service we provide is designed around the varying needs of our clients. From reacting to unexpected requirements to managing recruitment campaigns, Partners K2 has a flexible and responsive delivery model to anticipate our clients requirements. Search & Selection Our pro-active teams are continually screening candidates, checking for availability and updating the K2 database. As a result, we are able to react quickly to requirements with permanent candidates. Our service is driven by quality and relies on the continuing development of our professional network of exceptionally talented individuals unavailable through other recruitment channels. Managed Services Partners K2 often manage recruitment campaigns on behalf of our clients. Advertising, interviewing and shortlisting suitable candidates as well as induction management are some of the components of the service we provide our clients.
  8. 8. Our Service Contract As well as permanent SAP recruitment, K2 also offers a substantial contract SAP recruitment service across all of our offices. We have dedicated teams who each focus on a specific region/market, based on their expertise. Both our contract and permanent teams work together seamlessly to offer a comprehensive service to our clients, whatever their needs. This can be tailored, depending on your specific requirements. REQ™ REQ™ is a unique candidate rating methodology, which we created in collaboration with our clients and consultants. Relationships are the core foundation of our business and so this system ensures that we are able to rank, as well as track the development of our relationship with our consultants as the rating is dynamic. REQ™ is a rating system based on our relationship with the consultant, their expertise and the quality of their previous work, based on references. It enables us to access the top consultants in any given discipline at any given time, meaning that we can service our clients more efficiently than our competitors.
  9. 9. Methods Our recruiter teams are specifically experienced in the SAP market and posess strong track records in recruitment or direct search. The approach of our consultants is professional, trustworthy, proactive, committed, relationship and result orientated. Our goal is to establish longterm and trustbased relationships with our clients and candidates alike. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and emphasis data protection and confidentiality. We use the following recruiting methods:  Direct Search / Executive Search  Research and networking  Database search  Online adds on the K2 jobboard and selected partner sites  Recruiting via social media platforms  Newspaper adds  Events for clients and candidates
  10. 10. Process The service we provide our clients is tailored to match their specifications. However, key components are essential to any successful relationship. Account Management Our clients are provided with a single point of contact for all of their requirements. The account manager will be a specialist in the technology they are recruiting for, with an in-depth understanding of your local market. Candidate Attraction Our focus has enabled us to understand the SAP market, the technologies used and the needs of the clients and candidates in that market. As a result, Partners K2 has an unrivalled ability to source high quality candidates. Our Delivery Team identifies the best talent on all career levels in the market and establishes relations with them. Furthermore we advertise extensively to attract the best candidates in the market for our clients but many are recommended to us by their colleagues who enjoy successful careers as a result of contacting us. Screening Our Delivery Team initiates the first contact to new candidates and evaluates the qualification and experience level. Based on this our Recruitment Consultants select the most promising candidates for further in depth interviews.
  11. 11. Process Interview and preparation of the client interview The K2 Recruitment Consultant verifies the qualification and experience of the candidates and shortlists the most qualified and motivated candidates. Those candidates receive a complete briefing regarding the details of the position and the client company. Candidate presentation, process management, references K2 will provide all relevant documents and a brief interview summary to the client. As next step the K2 Consultant takes care of interview arrangements and checks relevant references to provide additional information to support the decision making process of our client. Part of our service is to engage and retain the candidate throughout the recruitment cycle. Regular contact, interview and feedback management and induction preparation supports the process and reduces the incidence of candidate drop out. Debriefing and Closing The Recruitment Consultant debriefs both sides after every interview round and ensures that all relevant information is available to the client as well as to the candidate . After the client has decided to extend an offer to a candidate, the K2 Recruitment Consultant can be used to moderate the negotiation phase in order to achieve the best result possible for both parties.
  12. 12. Our Sourcing Process Assignment Research/Candidate identification Analysis Shortlist presention Candidate Interview with K2 Recruitment Consultant /REQ™ K2 inter- national Database Jobboards & Social Media Client and Candidate briefing Process organisation Client interviews Debriefing Final Interview /Contract Negotiations Decision and Closing Escorting the induction Direct Search/ Executive Search
  13. 13. Geneva 21 Rue des Alpes 1201 Switzerland t: +41 (0) 22 909 6900 London Avon House, Avonmore Road London W14 8TS United Kingdom t: +44 (0) 203 060 5353 Providence Suite 300, 260 West Exchange Providence Rhode Island 02903 USA t: +1 (401) 228 0777 San Francisco 821 Sansome Street CA 94111 USA t: +1 (415) 391 3804 Stuttgart Bolzstraße 7 Stuttgart 70173 Germany t: +49 (0) 711 2200 7400 Tokyo Bureau Toranomon 204, 2-7-16 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001 Japan Contact Information Sao Paolo AV. Brigadeiro Luis Antonio 3530 CJ91, Jardim Paulista, SaoPaulo, SP, CEP 01401.00 Brasil t: +55 (11) 3020 6198