Case study

Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police

“idibu have more than trebled our job posting productivity and we have been able to add on even more job boards without having to add any headcount. They have saved my team time and my organisation money”.

About Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police

  • Warwickshire Police are the oldest county police force still in existence today being over
    160 years old.
  • West Mercia Police are the 4th largest geographical force in the UK with over 4,000 officers
    and staff.
  • The recruitment team are responsible for sourcing both police and civilian roles across a diverse range of skills and sectors throughout the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.
  • Websites: http://warwickshire.police.uk and http://westmercia.police.uk

The Challenge

The West Mercia Police recruitment team were spending a lot of time posting jobs manually and individually to multiple job boards.

They wanted a multi posting platform that would not only reduce the time it took to post job adverts but also ensured they could increase the amount of posting without adding any salary cost for the extra resources required.

Also important was the ability to quickly and easily process information from their ATS system (Oleeo) to keep the ATS data accurate and up to date.

The Solution

West Mercia Police researched the market and idibu made it onto the shortlist of two providers that could give them what they needed. They chose idibu as a cost effective, simple to use platforms that provided the leaner, quicker processes they required.

idibu’s integration with Oleeo also ensured a more seamless process and would keep the ATS data clean.

Victoria Sawyer, Recruitment Business Partner at Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police says “idibu demonstrated how they would be able to reduce the manual posting of multiple jobs to multiple boards for less than the cost of hiring one more person.

The Benefits

The West Mercia Police recruitment team have been able to dramatically speed up the job advert process and can get jobs out on multiple boards in less than 15 minutes, previously this had taken up to an hour.

Victoria Sawyer says:

“idibu have more than trebled our job posting productivity and we have been able to add on even more job boards without having to add any headcount. They have saved my team time and my organisation money”.

WMP have also been delighted with idibu’s customer support and service they have received since implementing idibu, Victoria says “the account management and support teams are great, we get help really quickly and they always follow up to make sure every query is resolved to our satisfaction, they’re one of the best support teams we deal with!”