Mars Wrigley – FMCG
Filling a key data
vacancy in 16 business
“Uptimal filled a key position within just 16 days. They went above and beyond to source the right
candidate for us.”
Agility is key
Role Brief with the Hiring Manager
Uptimal’s sourcing stage
First Stage Interview Screening
Second Stage In-depth Uptimals’ Tech Screening
2 profiles shared with the Hiring Manager
Both candidates passed all interviews
Mars sent offer to one candidate and he accepted
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Uptimal were brought in to source the ideal candidate for the position.
The project began with different conversations with the tech team to fully understand how Mars
was using their tech stack. We also engaged with internal stakeholders to have an exact picture
of their data maturity level and the outcome they were willing to achieve. This allowed us to
rapidly recognize the desired tech skills the client wanted to see in the upcoming candidates.
After gathering all the necessary information, we started to build
the talent pipeline by targeting the key competitors and other companies that were using the
same niche technology. We also connected with our network, partners and with different subject
matter experts in the field. Once we had enough pool of candidates and the soft skills were
accurately evaluated, our internal Data Engineering team came into play for the technical
assessment process. This is how we ensure that our candidates are technically excellent. We run
them through a battery of questions and test cases conducted by our consultants with real
experience in the field. After this second stage, only two candidates were preselected for the
Without any delay, we presented both candidates who managed to go
through the whole multistage Mars’ interviewing process, exceeding their expectations across all
of the rounds.
Agile sourcing3 screening rounds made in 3 consecutive days.It only took us 6 working days from the initial brief to present the final candidate to Mars.
Hiring Manager time savingUptimal’s technical assessment center guaranteed technical excellence in all our candidates and avoided back and forths with the hiring manager. We didn’t waste any time by presenting candidates who didn’t meet the desired skills.
Human Resources partnershipUptimal’s soft skills screening process ensures that the candidates we put forward are a good cultural fit and that their salary expectations are aligned with the given ranges. We also supported the hiring admin tasks to assure a smooth onboarding process for the internal HR team.
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