HRO Today Global Summer 2017 - 24

Talent Acquisition
The Key Is Agility
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany's streamlined approach to
global recruiting positions the organisation for success.
By Debbie Bolla
By its nature, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is a
complex business. With 50,000 employees in nearly
70 countries, the leading science and technology
company executes business in not one, but three sectors:
healthcare, life science, and performance materials. In
the U.S. and Canada, they are operating as EMD Serono
in healthcare, MilliporeSigma in life science and EMD in
performance materials.
With such a high level of complexity, there is no
understating the value of consistent processes. Just
ask Severin Faust. The Global Head of HR Services is
tasked with overseeing the company's nearly 7,000
annual permanent hires across its global footprint.
When he took over the recruiting organisation in 2014,
streamlining the hiring process was at the top of his
priority list.
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" I came with a very particular mission and mandate from
my organisation to find a way to make recruiting much
more reliable, measurable, more visible to customers, and
to identify the cost drivers, " he says.
Acting as a change agent, Faust brought fresh eyes and
a fresh approach to a broken process. A few short years
ago, the recruiting team was challenged to find a way
in serving already 6,000 hires with very limited internal
resources of 40 recruiters. As Faust says, " No matter how
you play the game, you will find out that this is simply
not feasible. "
Faust and his team had to take an agile approach since
the company was not looking to significantly increase its
internal recruitment team. Faust's solution? Enhance an
existing engagement with workforce solutions provider

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