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Vestas is a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines. Employing more than 21,000 workers globally, it is the largest wind turbine company in the world. At present, the company operates manufacturing plants in Denmark, Germany, India, Italy, Romania, the United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Australia, China, and the United States.enewable energy is one of the key aims for all developed nations and the countries in Europe are no exception.

Challenges

Vestas were struggling to source a senior management position for its Global Research and Development Centre located in Arhus, Denmark. 

The role would play an instrument part in supporting the company’s imminent growth plans, and the successful candidate needed a high level of technical expertise. Facing increasing pressure from several key stakeholders, the company’s hiring team were in desperate need of a specialist recruitment agency that were capable of filling this imperative position.  

Solutions

Spencer Ogden were invited to present and pitch against two of Vestas’ longstanding local suppliers. Even though the existing suppliers had good track records, after witnessing Spencer Ogden’s tailored presentation and discussing its proposed solution, Vestas decided to work exclusively with the agency to fulfil the mandate. 

The following includes a summary of the delivered recruitment process: 

  •  Met with Vestas’ hiring manager and the HR team to qualify the position and agree on timescales 
  • Allocated a specialist search team for the required position sponsored by an expert account director 
  • The search commenced and a tailored headhunt was put into practise in line with all the information provided by Vestas 
  •  Spencer Ogden actively shortlisted four qualified candidates and prepared all candidates for final stage Interviews 
  • Spence Ogden managed the entire offer process to guarantee candidate acceptance 
  • Assisted successful candidate with resignation process whilst supporting Vestas with their on-boarding procedure

Result

Spencer Ogden completed the assignment within the pre-determined timeframe, exceeding the expectations of Vestas’ hiring division. Following this placement, Spencer Ogden were awarded preferred Global Supplier status for Vestas. 

  • Candidates contacted: 52
  • Candidate CV’s submitted: 14
  • Candidates interviewed: 4
  • Candidates offered: 4
  • Candidates hired: 1