The brief

Our client has been in operation since 1975. They provide engineering, procurement and construction solutions (EPC) and turnkey approaches for the engineering, construction and logistics sectors. Covering transport (roads), petrochem, power stations, engineered concrete and crane erection projects, their clients include international organisations across Africa and the Middle East.

Our client engaged with Resourcing Solutions to source:

  • Plant engineers
  • Project managers
  • Health and safety managers
  • Project electricians
  • Operations, finance and commercial managers

Locations of these roles included:

  • Rwanda
  • Congo (DRC)
  • Uganda
  • Kenya

What we did

We worked with our client on an exclusive basis fulfilling urgent sourcing and mobilisation hires on many key projects across Africa. Given some of the remote locations, Congo (DRC), Uganda and Rwanda, the specific requirements of the projects and the nature of the key ‘hard to find’ skills they required, we had to ensure that the candidates were carefully mapped and thoroughly screened.

Using our wide range of resources, we located suitable international candidates across the world, using a variety of communication methods for interviews. This included face to face, video conferences and via telephone where urgent mobilisation was critical, hence referencing and background checks on candidates were imperative. 

On some specific projects, where time allowed and the majority of candidates were UK based, we provided interviewing facilities at our headquarters in the UK for our client.

Our specialist dedicated resourcing team and account manager worked closely with our client all the way through the appointment, briefings, mobilisation and first few weeks of employment.

The result

To date, Resourcing Solutions has successfully placed over 20 candidates across Africa and continues to support our client with any immediate hires through the utilisation of fully developed and dedicated talent acquisition methods as and when needed by the teams in the region.

We work closely with individuals placed before and after mobilisation to ensure the smooth running of their settling in period and happiness in their new role. Ongoing communication is key to obtaining knowledge of their working environment in order to educate future candidates more accurately.

If you would like to discuss your international recruitment needs, please call us on 0118 932 0100 or email