BPS World strikes RPO deal
Global recruitment partner, BPS World, has announced a full RPO agreement for BPS World with The Progress Group
BPS World is set to provide a full RPO service to education and training provider, The Progress Group. The partnership has begun with immediate effect and will encompass end-to-end management of the recruitment process, across all business units within the Group.
BPS World’s resourcing function will be responsible for the successful attraction, recruitment and retention of employees across the Group. The Maidenhead-headquartered business will also provide a concierge account management service, including on-site presence and assisted interviewing.
As part of the deal, The Progress Group will also benefit from the creative capability within BPS World’s Brand Studio. This will involve collaborative consultancy focussed on the Group’s employer brand development, as well as creative execution of campaigns and recruitment marketing.
Collectively, BPS World’s solution will be designed to enhance the candidate experience and elevate the Group and its employer brands during a period of ambitious and rapid growth.
“I am delighted to agree this exciting partnership with The Progress Group,” said Simon Conington, CEO at BPS World. “BPS’ heritage is in providing the people who design and build tomorrow’s world. This rings especially true for those working within education and training, as we all explore ways to create a better future. The wider education sector has been a key focus of ours for a number of years and I’m thrilled to be able to expand upon our partnerships in this area.
“It gives myself and the BPS team immense pleasure to be on this shared journey,” he added. “The Group’s clear and ambitious leadership has set the course for great success and we will act as proud partners, working tirelessly together to accelerate the Group’s growth and further enhance its position within a competitive marketplace.“
Jayne Worthington, CEO at The Progress Group commented: “As a Group, we have ambitious growth plans and BPS World will help us achieve these. Our business is built on talent and we are passionate about attracting the best, and then growing our colleagues in order to empower them to achieve their potential.”