InterQuest Group plc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Sharpe to the position of Group Sales Director
With over 11 years experience in the recruitment sector, Paul joins InterQuest from the Adecco Group where he held the position, Head of UK Group Sales for 2 years, leading a team of Sales Directors, identifying corporate opportunities & building world class recruitment solutions. During his tenure Paul was instrumental in a number of multi brand deals, spanning Recruitment Process Outsourcing , Managed Service Provider & General Staffing models across multiple sectors & geographies. Added to this he has worked very closely with third party technology providers having recently sold deals including Beeline & People Fluent.
Prior to this Paul spent 3 years at Xchanging HR Services providing recruitment services to a number of key corporate clients including BAE Systems whilst holding responsibility for Xchanging Resource Services, providing niche IT skills in to the Insurance sector. Towards the end of his career he spent time developing an array of HR services after he became one of a very few Heads of Recruitment to actually outsource his team & ultimately his role to Alexander Mann Solutions.
Before this he spent 6 years providing an array of managed services to a multiple of blue chip organisations including Orange, RBS, Barclays, Shop Direct, Fujitsu & GE.
With a vast & credible experience in all types of recruitment delivery models including: RPO, BPO, managed services & shared service centre delivery models, Paul will work with Lisa Dixon, Matt Crawcour & the leaders of each of the Niche Recruitment Businesses to provide intelligent resourcing solutions to InterQuest’s customers by ensuring that they deliver the best talent in the most effective way whilst promoting the organisation’s values & employee proposition.
Commenting on the appointment Mark Braund said, “Talent & the availability of niche technology & analytic skills continues to be a topic of much debate across most sectors of our business. With InterQuest’s proven track record in providing such skills we have seen an increase in demand & from Clients asking for help with ‘niche enterprise-wide recruitment solutions’. Paul’s experience & knowledge will support the InterQuest strategy to build upon our ability to source such skills underpinned by the scalability & efficiency Clients seek”.