Liberty Global is the world's largest international TV and broadband company, with operations in 12 European countries under the consumer brands Virgin Media, Unitymedia, Telenet and UPC.
Liberty had been recruiting for a number of months for 2x Data Scientist and 2x Senior Data Scientist for a new team. They have manged to secure 1 person directly but where not seeing any new talent coming through. They needed to have a proven technical background, commercial knowledge and a strong educational underpinning.
Tom Buckland was asked to assist on hiring the new team given his expertise within Data Science. Within 2 months Tom was able to fully map out the market, identify around 15 candidates and subsequently place all 4 roles.
Hear from the candidate’s…
“Tom has been a great recruitment consultant and made sure that the process ran smoothly from end to end. He is always very easy to reach and keen to listen. He is also great at providing as much information regarding the role and company as possible. I found that he is also quite knowledgeable about data science/analytics so that he can connect appropriate skills/talents with the right job requirements. I would highly recommend working with Tom!” Senior Data Scientist | Liberty Global
“My experience in working with Tom was excellent. From initial contact to finding a very good position for me in London, while I was still living in Amsterdam myself, he helped me a lot and prepared me well for my applications. Throughout the process he was upfront, easy to reach and proactively provided me with the information I needed.” Data Scientist | Liberty Global
Hear from the client…
"I think working with Tom has been great, where he has taken time to understand what we needed at Liberty but also our challenges. I think the fact that he has been following up with the people placed into the team and providing feedback, so we can make sure new hires settle in well is great.” VP of Data Science | Liberty Global
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