Eastern attraction

13 August 2007

“Highly educated, multilingual, with a very strong work ethic”, Jane Simms’ cover feature in the latest issue of SM does much to extol the virtues of Eastern European procurement professionals.

But while this may be the case, too few UK companies seem to have identified this rich talent pool, which, if Simms’ predictions pan out, will dry up in the next few years as these buyers move on to bigger and better opportunities in Asia and the US.

With demands on purchasing teams increasing and the ‘war for talent’ raging, why isn’t the UK snapping up more of these “Euro stars”. Do you have any that work with/for you?

Swindon, Wiltshire
upto £40K base (+ Paid overtime and corporate benefits)
Honda Manufacturing Ltd
Kew gardens, Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
£37,000 - £42,500 per annum pro rata, depending on skills and experience
Kew Royal Botanic Gardens
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