04 February, 2022

GÉANT is a fundamental element of Europe’s e-infrastructure, delivering the pan-European GÉANT network for scientific excellence, research, education and innovation. Through its integrated catalogue of connectivity, collaboration and identity services, GÉANT provides users with highly reliable, unconstrained access to computing, analysis, storage, applications and other resources, to ensure that Europe remains at the forefront of research.

With offices and a workforce in Cambridge and Amsterdam, GÉANT employees are drawn from a wide range of technical, operations, service and commercial disciplines. 

Having always set out to create a unique working environment that attracts the best employees, GÉANT undertook a detailed tendering process to evaluate fairly and transparently, the best Applicant Tracking System and CRM for their needs. Eploy was selected to deliver a premium user experience and support a collaborative approach across their HR team.

GÉANT implemented Eploy's Quick Launch recruitment platform, which is renowned for delivering a complete ATS when you need a recruitment system speedily and want to configure and adapt the solution as you grow.

The adaptable nature of Eploy enabled the system to be set up to support GÉANT recruitment in two countries and provides the flexibility around time zones and currencies required. The adaptable nature will also be able to support the HR team who operate as HR generalists with recruitment being a key aspect of their role whilst prioritising a multitude of other tasks and remits. 

Fiona Mackintosh, HR Manager at GÉANT commented, “We chose Eploy to represent GÉANT because of the user experience and collaborative nature. The HR team now has everything they need to plan, measure and monitor recruitment, and collaborate better as a team. We are pleased with how Eploy has been received by the team and the ease of use across the recruitment process. GÉANT employees are drawn from across Europe and beyond, representing a wide range of nationalities who now have a simple and easy candidate experience to find out about our opportunities and be part of our future.”

Following go-live, Hiring Managers were able to get started with Eploy straight away. Eploy’s Onboarding module ensures all information is collected and compliance checks are made before the candidate starts with GÉANT, including automatic reference collection.
Candidates use the Eploy Candidate Portal to use flexible vacancy search options to apply for chosen vacancies with a smooth and straightforward online application process.

With the specialist talent GÉANT require, Eploy’s vendor portal is used by their preferred supplier list (PSL) of approved agencies who work alongside internal HR on agreed vacancies. The vendor portal allows the team to stay in control of their PSL of approved agencies.    

You can view GÉANT careers here https://careers.geant.org

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