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Northgate Public Services Case Study

Company Overview and Challenge

Who Are Northgate?

Northgate is a market leading provider of specialist software, outsourcing and Information Technology solutions and services into the human resources management, local government, education and public safety markets. Northgate aim to redefine the perception of public services by improving communication and vital information with its users. Their clients include; government departments and agencies, local authorities, blue light services, hospital, transport providers, utilities and housing providers throughout the UK and worldwide.

Northgate currently employ more than 2,300 people in the UK and across the globe. Northgate was acquired by Cinven (a leading European private equity firm) in Dec 2014.

The Challenge

Since its acquisition, Northgate have been focused on driving growth through their sales and management teams in order to achieve Civen’s business plans. Through this growth initiative, Northgate sought a range of multiple senior sales professionals. ESP has been at the forefront of these hires which have been throughout the UK in different areas of their IT services and software solutions businesses.

Solutions and Results

Why Were ESP Selected?

ESP were selected because they had established relationships with Northgate and had demonstrated their effectiveness in filling similar roles.

Using in-depth market knowledge, ESP sourced high calibre candidates with the right capability/behaviours who were quickly able to lead major bids with Northgate’s key customers ESP worked efficiently and professionally managed the whole recruitment process minimising time wasted by Northgate Execs involved in the hiring process.

The Results

Through using ESP, Northgate were able to successfully hire multiple candidates for positions with their company. These candidates not only met the specific job requirements for the role but were a brilliant cultural fit for Northgate too. The new employees are making a strong impact in the team because of the successful recruitment process and are working towards effectively achieving their goals.