A SUCCESSFUL COLLABERATION THROUGH THE IBIOIC NETWORK

The benefits of the IBioIC network have been demonstrated once again as Sasol UK and the CK Group worked on a recruitment project to provide SASOL with a new member of staff.

The benefits of the IBioIC network have been demonstrated once again as Sasol UK and the CK Group worked on a recruitment project to provide SASOL with a new member of staff.  The project wasn’t a collaboration made traditionally through IBioIC between academic and industrial partners, but is a good example of how the wider IBioIC network can work in a wider context.

Outlining how the collaboration came to fruition, Bob Tooze, Managing Director at Sasol UK said.“The Sasol UK Ltd operation at St Andrews employs a highly specialised workforce.  The retirement of a key staff member required a targeted recruitment strategy.  Working closely with CK Group we rapidly assembled a high calibre shortlist that enabled us to recruit a candidate with the precise match of skills and background needed to minimise the impact of the retirement on the operations of the business” .

Barney Smith, Manager at the CK Group explained “One of the great things about being a service partner at IBioIC is learning about the work that is going on and understanding what companies do. Through IBioIC events, I have built a good relationship with Bob Tooze at Sasol UK which means that I really got to understand his business so when he came to me with a proposal, I felt confident CK could deliver. Through visiting his team on site, having a great understanding of what was required from both a technical and cultural perspective and by working together, we could ensure that the project ran smoothly. As a result from when Bob came to us with a proposal, to when the candidate started took only 6 weeks in total.”

This collaboration is a great example of CK’s commitment to delivering a great service through even better relationships. This is how we have managed to build up strong relationships with a client base that includes 26 of the world’s top 30 leading blue chip organisations, as well as a multitude of SMEs and everything in between. If you would like to know more, please contact us through the recruitment division which is most relevant to you visit www.ckagroup.co.uk