Loxwood Moore partners with organisations with global hiring mandates, and as such we are experienced in securing appointments in the UK, Mainland and Northern Europe, the US, Canada, Middle East and Asia Pacific. We source from the global talent pool to identify both local experts as well as ex-patriots, and our team travel to interview candidates wherever our client requires. The majority of our team have worked internationally and as such possess a detailed understanding of the different cultures that exist, thus allowing us to match the right people to the right vacancy and company.
The globalisation of infrastructure continues to pick up pace, and Loxwood Moore remain at the forefront of providing leadership skills to organisations wishing to capitalise on the opportunities that exist. Infrastructure companies are expanding their global capabilities and now transcend national borders. Over the past several years this trend has continued and the market has been targeted by rapidly-maturing players. We have seen a new cohort of global companies emerge who are seeking to expand their footprint, while other organisations are simply looking to diversify.
Job Title : Programme Delivery Director, Metrolinx (Toronto Canada)
Loxwood Moore was contracted to hire the Programme Delivery Director for one of the world’s largest railway investment projects. This was a global search that took Loxwood Moore and its consultants into every corner of the world in pursuit of both mobile and highly experienced talent.
With a value approaching C$23 billion, the Metrolinx RER Program (Regional Express Rail) will transform the Go Rail Network and become the backbone of regional rapid transit in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. This programme will increase capacity and reduce travel times for Canada’s most populous and fastest growing city.
This was a strategic leadership appointment where the job holder would affect client decision making through consultancy, advice and the creation of value propositions for this major infrastructure investment. Stakeholder influence, both internally and externally, will be key to the success of the role holder as will harmonising and advancing the project controls capability of Metrolinx. This is a flagship project and will be the envy of many cities around the globe.
In addition to securing the lead appointment, Loxwood Moore identified several additional Programme Managers who the client also employed. This specific search mandate therefore evolved into a major leadership recruitment campaign, and we were able to significantly discount the cost per hire in order to reflect that.
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