Things move quickly in the tech world; we strategized to match this pace.

The opportunity

In 2019, a global technology company headquartered in Silicon Valley decided to set up an R&D software development centre in Dublin. The IDA introduced us to the senior US team, and we began planning. 

The challenge

The R&D software development centre in Dublin needed, to begin with, 20 skilled software developers within a short space of time. We worked closely with the senior tech lead from the US who relocated here and set about building the local team with a view to rapid scaling.

The rollout

Our role was to provide outsourced, flexible support for all initial HR requirements. We assigned a consultant with hands-on experience at the founding stage within scaling technology companies. We wanted to ensure the commitment and single-minded focus of a dedicated relationship.

– Hiring and onboarding
– Compensation and benefits programme
– Employee relations
– Talent attraction
– Talent management and retention
– Development strategies

Both onsite and offsite support was there for this new team as needed. We collaborated closely with the US HR team, providing regular reports, feedback and updates. At the end of an 18-month contract, our appointed consultant took on a full-time role with this thriving company.

The outcome

Our customised strategy to attract, engage and retain a highly-skilled software team within a short window paid off. The core team grew into a highly motivated and innovative workforce whose product development for this company has resulted in their position as a leading player in their space.