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Markus Meyer

International IT & Technology Headhunter / In-House Recruiter / Interim Recruitment Manager

Profilbild von Markus Meyer International IT & Technology Headhunter / In-House Recruiter / Interim Recruitment Manager aus Muenchen
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  • Abschluss: MBS Master in Business Studies; BSc Honours Biology (Microbiology, Biotechnology, Genetics)
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  • Letztes Update: 23.04.2021
Profilbild von Markus Meyer International IT & Technology Headhunter / In-House Recruiter / Interim Recruitment Manager aus Muenchen
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I am a professional Senior Headhunter, IT Recruitment Expert, Business & People Manager and Company Founder with 20 years international experience in bringing together IT and Management Professional with Multinational Corporates, SMEs and Tech Start-Ups across Europe. My core values of professionalism and integrity combined with the highest quality and ethical standards are guaranteed. Please visit for details and references of my work. 

I am available as   

(1) In-House Recruiter, Talent Acquisition Manager, Interim Recruiter, HR Business Partner 
360 degree operational execution and responsibility for your recruitment projects in IT, Technology, Business, Management, Sales, Marketing
People and Team Management if desired 
Direct Search and Selection in national or international candidate markets
On client site in-house (Munich) or remotely across Europe. 

(2) Recruitment Process Trainer  
Analysis and Optimisation of your existing recruitment operations and processes. 
Set-Up and Implementation of new recruitment operations and processes for your organisation. 
Training of recruitment processes for In-House Recruiters, HR Partners, Hiring Managers, Decision-Makers and others involved in the recruitment process.
On client site in-house or remote home-office 

(3) External Headhunter & Recruiter
360 degree operational execution of your individual recruitment projects on an ad-hoc basis
One-time payment upon successful completion of the project, no hourly/daily rates. 

My Headhunting and Recruitment Expertise
Predictive Analytics, Big Data Analytics
Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Business Intelligence (BI), Customer Intelligence (CI), Content Intelligence (OCR, ICR)
Cyber Security and Cyber Crime, Data Warehousing (DWH) 
Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Performance Management (BPM) 
Saas / IaaS / PaaS; Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
eCommerce Technology, Online and Digital Performance Marketing 
Enterprise Software Development (JavaEE, C#/.NET, C/C++); Web Technologies and Mobile Development (iOS, Android, Hybdrid)
Enterprise IT Infrastructure (Security, Storage, Network and Systems Management)

Positions and Job Specifications that I recruit for
Technical and Business Consulting for Professional Services, Presales, Postsales, Implementation, Business Analysis
Software Engineering, Application Development, Technical and Solutions Architecture 
Web Technologies, Development and Design, Graphic Design, Art Direction
Online Marketing and eCommerce (SEO, SEM, Affiliate, Social Media, Dialog, Mobile, Newsletter)
Project Management, Program Management, Engagement Management (technical and non-technical)
Enterprise Solution Sales and Key Account Management
Enterprise Solution Partner Sales, Channel Sales, OEM Sales, Alliances Management
Procurement and Purchasing
Marketing and PR Management (technical and non-technical)
Senior Management, Managing Director, Head of Division, C-Level (CIO, CTO, CEO, CMO, CFO)

My Professional Work Experience 

Since 2015 til today 
Senior Headhunter, Director, Founder
THE QUADRA ISLAND PROJECT, Munich & Bremen / Germany
Exclusive Headhunting and Recruitment Services for strategic positions in IT, Management, Business, Sales. Professional Search & Selection of talented individuals from graduate to expert to senior management. Specialised in sourcing high-demand candidates in Predictive & Big Data Analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business & Customer Intelligence (BI, CI), Cyber Security/Crime, Content Intelligence (OCR), DataWarehouse (DWH), Enterprise Software (JavaEE, C#.Net, EAI), Mobile Web (iOS, Android), eCommerce and Digital Performance Marketing.
Professional Recruitment Process Consulting, Analysis & Optimization: Set-Up and Implementation of tailor-made Recruitment Strategies & Roadmaps. Effective and efficient Talent Acquisition & Application Life-Cycle Management. Training & Coaching for Recruiters, HR, Hiring Managers. Career Planning & Development for Graduates and Young Professionals. 
Headunting and Consulting Services in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, France, Italy, Spain, The Benelux and Nordic regions.

January to October 2018 Freelance Project as
Senior IT Recruiter / In-House Recruitment & Talent Management
Capgemini Germany, Munich

Freelance Project. Part of the Capgemini Recruitment & HR Marketing Divison: Responsibile for 360Degree Talent Management, Direct Search & Recruitment of Senior Technical Experts (SAP APO, MDM, OTC, FI/CO, AM/PM, EHS, BI/BW, Hana, Big Data Integration; Cloud & Infrastructure; Software Development) for two of Capgemini's large-scale enterprise client projects (Bayer and Aldi). Optimisation of Recruitment Processes, Project Management, RPO/Supplier Management (external Recruiters, Headhunters, Search Agencies). 

2014 to 2015 Sabbatical Year / in 365 days around the world 

2008 to 2014 Permanent Employment as 
Senior IT Headhunter, Managing Director, Co-Founder / Munich, Germany
Main responsibilities were (1) the company start-up and all subsequent management functions and (2) the generation of new business, clients and sales revenue. (1) General Management with overall operational and P&L responsibility for the entire GmbH and its employees. Direct report to company owner in Switzerland. People management of recruitment consultants, researchers and team assistants. (2) Operational recruitment and revenue generation with responsibility for individual annual quota plus combined team quota. Technical and executive recruitment/head hunting campaigns for IT and Sales Professionals at pan-European level.  Primary Sales, Account and Engagement Manager for our clients i.e. international hardware & software vendors, systems integrators (SI), value add resellers (VAR), management and technical consulting firms, technology start-ups, corporate multinationals in finance & banking, telecommunication, logistics, transport, eCommerce, retail, and FMCG. Overall 90% Permanent and 10% Freelance Recruitment. Solely responsible for the business start-up, subsequent account management of and steady revenue growth from recruitment projects across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, France, BeNeLux. Reasons for leaving: a one-year sabbatical. 

  • Fully responsible for the successful Start-Up from scratch of the GmbH and its positioning as a small yet high-value recruitment consultancy across Europe. Set-up of all company structures, strategy and processes
  • Annual individual sales targets / achieved and overachieved up to 130%
  • Annual individual new business development targets / overachieved 200+% 
  • Fully responsible for all Lead Generation, New Client Acquisition, Client Ownership and Account Management of all clients (63 clients across all regions) and their development into profitable key accounts and long-term partners
  • General company management and operations responsibility including Revenue Growth, Strategy, Sales and Business Development, Marketing, Direct People and Team Lead
  • Rapid and Continuous business expansion and growth in our target markets
  • Successful Negotiation of all Client T&Cs, Contract Management and Preferred Supplier Status
  • Set-up of Recruitment Management Software and an internal Candidate Database with 2000+ high-end professionals
  • Fully responsible for the successful set-up of our new company website i.e. all non-technical aspects like overall concept, design lay-out, content and CMS, SEO, SEM, liaison with graphic and web designers

2000 to 2008 Permanent Employment as 
Senior IT Recruitment Consultant, Division Manager, Regional Manager Europe / Guildford, UK
I was hired with the aim of setting up and then managing a new business unit (European Recruitment Services). Due to my successful personal development, I was fast-track promoted several times. Within the first 3 months, I started winning new clients and projects in Germany, France, Spain. Within the following 7 years, I successfully set up and developed all our continental business, with overall P&L responsibility and operational management of our European Recruitment Services. Regions covered were Germany, France, Spain, Italy, BeNeLux, Switzerland, Scandinavia and some projects in the UK. Main responsibility was the recruitment of IT & Sales Professionals (permanent and contract) for international, market leading, NASDAQ listed and Fortune500 US Software and Hardware Vendors, Resellers, Consultancies, and Service Providers. From 2002, People Management and direct Team lead of our European Recruitment Consultants and Researchers. Overall 90% Permanent and 10% Freelance Recruitment. Reason for change: I was offered the opportunity to start and manage a new recruitment business in Munich. 
  • Annual individual sales targets / achieved and overachieved up to 120%
  • Annual individual new business development targets / overachieved 160+% 
  • Fully responsible for the successful start-up from scratch of the new European Recruitment Division and its development, management, hiring of consultants, and on-going expansion. By 2008 it contributed c. 40% to total annual company profits
  • Acquisition of 40+ new clients across Germany, France, Spain, BeNeLux, Italy, Switzerland, Scandinavia, and their development into profitable key accounts and long-term partners
  • Winner of four Gold Awards at the Annual Jobsite National Recruitment Awards, London UK. Winner of Best Overall Recruitment Company of the year, Best SME Recruitment Company, Best Improved Recruitment Company, and Best Candidate Communication

My Educational Background

1998 to 2000 Massey University Auckland, New Zealand
Master in Business (MBS) International Business & Management (German Overall Grade 1,8)

1993 to 1996 University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Science (BSc) with Honours in Biology / Major in Microbiology & Genetics 
References and Clients 
Please find below a list of some of my past and present clients for who I have successfully completed national and international recruitment and head hunting assignments over the last 18 years. 

Business Intelligence / Data Warehouse Technology:
Informatica, SAS, Business Objects (SAP), Microstrategy, Hyperion (Oracle), Talend, RapidMiner

Other Software Companies:
Axway, Software AG, Seebeyond Technologies (Sun Microsystem), VMware, EMC Corporation, NetDimensions, Datasynapse (Tibco), Apptio, Actimize, Troux Technologies, IDBS
Enterprise Architecture:
HP/HewlettPackard, Oracle, Sun Microsystems (Orace), IBM, Tibco, CA/ComputerAssociates, RedHat, Sybase (SAP), Novell (Micro Focus), Opsware (HP)

Telefonica O2, Orange/France Telecom, Sixt, CreditSuisse, RZB, RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland), Barclays Bank, Göbber, OTTO, Assistance Partner, Edenred 
Demandware, commercetools, Maxymizer, Westwing Home & Living,, simfy, Käuferportal
Digital Media Agencies:
United Digital Group, nonstopConsulting, KMF, defacto X, iCrossing, Heye
CapGemini, Trivadis, pmOne, KI Business Performance, b.telligent, Cellent Finance Solutions, Prozesswerk, mm customer strategy

Tech Start-Ups
JuleX (Cisco Systems), Scoreloop (Blackberry), hetras, Doo (Scanbot), Leverton 
Available for internal or external projects in Germany, Austria, United Kingdom, BeNeLux

Project communication, training and documentation available in both German and English language
Summary of Professional Background and Experience: 
  • Over 20 years of international experience as a Headhunter and Recruitment Expert in IT and Business markets 
  • Senior Headhunter & Founder at THE QUADRA ISLAND PROJECT Munich Germany; Senior IT Recruitment Consultant and Regional Manager Europe at a specialised IT recruitment consultancy London UK; Senior Headhunter, Managing Director, Co-Foounder for a high-end IT recruitment company in Munich, Germany; Senior In-House Recruiter for internbatiuona tech consulting company (Capgemini) in Munich Germany 
  • Expert knowledge of international and regional recruitment markets, processes and trends in IT, Technology and Business
  • Always full hands-on approach and 360-degree project responsibility, with the best interest of client and candidate at heart
  • Core competencies in the strategic and operational start-up and growth of profitable recruitment business across Europe / UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg, France, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland
  • Business Coach for Career Development, Trainer and Motivator for Recruiter, Sales and Management Leaders
  • Winner of 4 Gold Awards and 6 Gold Nominations at the Jobsite National Recruitment Awards, London UK. Awards received for Best Overall Recruitment Company of the year, Best SME Recruitment Company, Best Improved Recruitment Company, Best Candidate Communication
  • Master (MBS) International Business & Management, Massey University Auckland, New Zealand. Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biology, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Bilingual German and English with fifteen years in England and two years in New Zealand
For further information visit my other professional profiles below. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions regarding my expertise, availability, rates or anything else you would like to discuss. 
Thank you

Contact details: 
Markus Meyer -
MBS Int Mgmt, BSc Hons Biol.
Senior Headhunter / Founder / Director