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  • 1. Strand Associates Consulting - IT Banking Division January 2012 Version 1.429/02/2012 Copyright 2012 - Strand Associates Consulting | Page 1
  • 2. Fact & FiguresStrand Associates is: Belgian Company Privately held by Sr persons in the recruitment 3 years old +/- 20 Recruitment Consultants Constant growth 3 Approaches 6 Departments +/- 240 different clients29/02/2012 Copyright 2012 - Strand Associates Consulting | Page 2
  • 3. Who are we?Strand Associates Consulting is a Belgian, independently ownedrecruitment company offering Contracting and Permanent positionsin the Mid European market.Our reputation is based upon our ability to deliver outstandingresults and exceptional levels of service.Strands priority is putting candidates and clients first; buildingeffective partnerships to achieve outstanding results. CONTRACT RESOURCING RECRUITMENT & SELECTION Specialist Knowledge & Competencies Permanent staffing WE OFFER PREMIUM on a project or solution of specialists RECRUITMENT SERVICES consultancy base. in various sectors Flexibility and Continuity Flexibility and Continuity 29/02/2012 Copyright 2012 - Strand Associates Consulting | Page 3
  • 4. Specialities & Knowledge competenciesTo ensure a professional service towards our customers and a high level of competencefor our Consultants, Strand Associates Consulting is working based on a Vertical MarketApproachOur 6 Recruitment Competence Centres are: Technical functions Payment, Cards, Core Banking Operational and Managerial profiles Any Management profilesJunior & Senior Finance functions High level engineers within industry29/02/2012 Copyright 2012 - Strand Associates Consulting | Page 4
  • 5. IT Banking Strategy Payment Cards Core Banking Main Focus SEPA, SWIFT, Debit & Credit Cards Thaler, T24, ... Architects Analysts Type of profiles Program / Portfolio / Project / Product Managers Tester / Test Manager Banks Clearing houses Type of clients 1 Payment back office Specialists IT companies active in the Banking sector Type of clients 2 Big corporate companies (with high volume of invoicing) Staffing of Freelancers Short term vision Staffing of own employees29/02/2012 Copyright 2012 - Strand Associates Consulting | Page 5
  • 6. IT Banking Competence Centre Pool of Freelance Specialists Pool of internal Specialists Info FlowInstitutional Info Flow + Clients Actors Candidates supply Know How Catalisor Info Flow Business Partners 29/02/2012 Copyright 2012 - Strand Associates Consulting | Page 6
  • 7. Profiles Quality GuaranteeHow do we guarantee quality: 100% dedication in job description understanding Necessary time investment to find the matching candidate Strict selection of relevant profiles Recruiter specialized in your domain Proactive network working for us Constant cross reference check Qualification by some Business Partners29/02/2012 Copyright 2012 - Strand Associates Consulting | Page 7
  • 8. IT Banking Career Plan Why its important to plan the career: Without a clear plan its difficult to achieve clear results More efficiently & effectively achieve goals The motivation to achieve the objective Which activities meet the collaborator goals and which activities do not Identify the career goals towards the expectations of the division Junior Medior Senior Training & Certification Full membership 9 15 Program Level 3-5 Coached thru Fellowships Fellowships International experience Able to be independent Coach multiple lower levels Master in conflict Communication skilled Nearshore / offshore Full risk management Guide steering committees management cooperations assessment Manage multiple Projects & Advise on strategy Environments Senior Junior Expert Medior 0-2 > 16 6-8 29/02/2012 Copyright 2012 - Strand Associates Consulting | Page 8
  • 9. TrainingStrand Associates Consulting strives for workplace learning to improvetraining and development.Our trainer uses the tools, equipment, documents or materials thattrainees will use when fully trained, we categorize as:on-the-job (Takes place in a normal working situation by means of the teach the teacher approach) Payment and Cards Processes UML (Unified Modelling Language) PMI and/or Prince2 Quality & Risk Management People Mgt CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration)off-the-job (Takes place away from normal working situation) Competence Centres Bi-weekly workgroups Events 29/02/2012 Copyright 2012 - Strand Associates Consulting | Page 9
  • 10. Internal Support GroupStrand Associates Consulting Support Group members provide eachother with various types of help: Godfather Concept (Every Consultant will be supported by a godfather) providing and evaluating relevant information relating personal experience providing sympathetic understanding establishing a network Customer / Partner Strand Associates Consulting Governance Model Strategic/Business Reviews Business Mgt Goals & Objectives - Evaluation Business Manager QUARTERLY Project Reviews Project Mgt


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