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Markus Meyer

International IT Headhunting Expert / In-House Recruiter / Interim Recruitment Manager

Profilbild von Markus Meyer International IT Headhunting Expert / In-House Recruiter / Interim Recruitment Manager aus Muenchen
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  • Abschluss: MBS Master in International Business & Management; Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biology
  • Stunden-/Tagessatz: 55 €/Std. 450 €/Tag
    Stundensatz 55 bis 75 EUR, Tagessatz 450 bis 650 EUR. Flexibel und abhängig vom Einsatzort und Projektdauer.
  • Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (Muttersprache) | französisch (gut) | spanisch (Grundkenntnisse)
  • Letztes Update: 18.12.2019
Profilbild von Markus Meyer International IT Headhunting Expert / In-House Recruiter / Interim Recruitment Manager aus Muenchen
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My name is Markus Meyer and I am a professional Senior Recruitment Expert, Head Hunter and Business Manager for recruitment strategy and operations across Europe. With 20 years continuous international experience as Senior Recruiter, Regional Manager and Manging Director of IT and Technology recruitment companies, I am now starting to offer a highly specialised freelance consulting service as internal or external Headhunter, Recruitment Process Optimiser and Professional Trainer.  My core values of professionalism and integrity combined with the highest quality and ethical standards are guaranteed for each and every project I work on. Below you find a breakdown of the individual recruitment servcies I offer on a freelance and interim basis. 

Project Engagement as:  

(1) In-House Recruitment, RPO, Interim Recruitment Manager 
360 Degree Operational Execution of your recruitment projects combined with people/team management if desired. 
As needed with a regional, national or international focus on open positions and search & selection of candidates. 
Delivery: In-house on client site or remotely with a day/hour rate 

(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 (individual procedures or 360 degree approach) for Internal Recruiters, HR Partners, Hiring Managers, Decision-Makers and others. involved in the recruitment process.
As needed with a regional, national or international focus. 
Delivery: In-house on client site with a day/hour rate

(3) External Headhunter & Recruiter
Operational Execution of individual recruitment projects on an ad-hoc basis
One-time payment upon successful completion of the project, no hourly/daily rates. 
Delivery: External and remotely 

My Headhunting & Recruitment Expertise lies in the following areas 
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); Web Technologies and Mobile Development (iOS, Android, Hybdrid)
Enterprise IT Infrastructure (Security, Storage, Network and Systems Management)

My Recruitment and Headhunting Expertise focusses on the following positions and job specifications  
Technical, Business, Presales and Implementation Consulting
Software Engineering, Application Development, Technical and Solutions Architecture
Web Development and Design, Graphic Design, Art Direction
Database, Systems, Network Engineering and Administration
Technical and Customer Support for Software and Hardware Solutions
Online Marketing (SEO, SEM, Affiliate, Social Media, Dialog, Mobile, Newsletter)
Project, Program, Engagement Management (technical, non-technical)
Sales, Key Account, Technical Account Management
Procurement and Purchasing
Marketing and PR Management
Senior Management, Managing Director, Head of Division, C-Level (CIO, CTO, CEO, CMO, CFO)

My professional work experience 

Since 2015 til today 
Senior Headhunter // Founder & Director
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 Recruitment Expert / 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 
Managing Director and Senior IT Recruitment Expert / 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. 

Achievements as General Manager
  • 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 
Regional Manager Europe and Senior IT Recruitment Consultant / 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. 
Achievements as Regional Manager 
  • 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 Faculty of Business & Management Studies, Massey University Auckland, New Zealand
Master in Business with Honours Degree in International Business & Management (German Overall Grade 1,8)

1993 to 1996 Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Science with Honours Degree in Biology, 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
Professional Background and Experience / Summery : 
  • Over 20 years of international experience as a Head Hunter and Recruitment Expert in IT and Business markets 
  • Eight years as Managing Consultant and Regional Manager for Europe at a specialised IT recruitment consultancy near London UK, followed by six years as General Manager for a high-end IT recruitment company in Munich, Germany (both as permanent employee) 
  • 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 in Business with Honours in International Business & Management at Massey University Auckland, New Zealand. Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biology, Microbiology & Genetics at the 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 Headhunting Expert // Founder & Director

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