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Prudential appoints Randstad Managed Services to recruit for global future leaders programme

Prudential appoints Randstad Managed Services to recruit for global future leaders programme
Prudential, the international retail financial services group, has appointed Randstad Managed Services (RMS) as the exclusive provider of outsourced recruitment services for the companys global Momentum programme for future leaders.  RMS will source and review more than 5,000 candidates from over 100 countries to identify 30 star performers that meet Prudentials high threshold requirements for the September intake of the Momentum programme.
RMS is the outsourcing arm of Randstad, one of the worlds leading recruitment and HR services companies.
Momentum is Prudentials group-wide programme to create the companys future leaders.  Through three two-year placements, Momentees are given global business experience, across units and functions, exposure to senior management and professional and personal development. 
The programme covers: Commercial Management (including new market strategies, insurance operations, IT infrastructure) Human Resources Finance (includes general Finance roles, as well as Audit, Actuarial, Risk & Compliance) and Communications.
RMS will manage the entire process for Prudential, including the planning and purchase of online and offline advertisements, liaison with leading global business schools and initial candidate telephone interviews, through to assessment centre management and final interviews. 
Sophie James, Group Resourcing and Development Consultant at Prudential, said: It was vital that our human capital partner had the right track-record, global infrastructure and consultative approach.  Randstad Managed Services have provided us with excellent selection services since 2006 and after a competitive tender, we felt Randstad remained the right partner for us on this complex and high-profile campaign.
Seb OConnell, Sales Director at RMS, commented: We are delighted to extend our relationship with Prudential.  Momentum is a world-class programme, so we can expect to receive a very high volume of applications.  We have built leading systems and processes for managing this level of workflow and look forward to providing the Momentum Programme with some of the worlds very best emerging talent
The contract reinforces RMSs continued growth of its RPO client base.  In recent months, the company has won contracts with Shell and Scottish Widows Investment Partnership.
 RMS ranks as one of the top providers of global recruitment outsourcing in the latest Black Book of Outsourcing survey, the industrys prestigious client assessment of its providers.  In the first year that Randstad was put forward for assessment, it was ranked a top three provider for recruitment process outsourcing and in the top four for overall human resources outsourcing.


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