Master Vendor Service

At SMD, we understand that every aspect of the recruitment process matters and impacts on success, from speed of response, the message your organisation delivers to potential employees and temporary workers, professional handling of the interview and offer process, maintaining control over the costs associated with hiring and efficient management of risk and post-contract procedures. It is for these reasons that we offer a Master Vendor service provision for high volume technical and trades recruitment (temporary, permanent or both), whereby we take command of managing the full scope of recruitment supply to your business.

SMD’s Master Vendor Program helps manage large, enterprise-level supplier consolidations, resource transitions, payroll administration, and post-transition programs. We act as the go-between for end-to-end program management, using custom state-of-the-art, processes, toolkits, and dashboards. With 100% success in transitioning resources, our goal is to give you a seamless and easy experience.

SMD has a track record in providing Master Vendor recruitment arrangements, which serve to provide organisations with the following key benefits;

  • Control over the full recruitment service implemented and supply chain engaged.
  • Control over expenditure for planned and reactive recruitment at all levels, with streamlined billing.
  • Control over relationships between hiring managers and the agency
  • A full suite of management information
  • A single point of contact to manage vendors
  • Payroll/pass-through management to reduce liabilities and management of contract employees
  • Time and cost savings by having SMD handle all invoicing, remittance, timesheet and other administrative processes
  • Comprehensive analytics and reports
  • State-of-the-art accelerators, frameworks and toolkits that make transitions seamless, efficient, and effective
  • Robust systems that cover the entire sub-vendor management process
  • End-to-end resource management including compliance, on-boarding, training and development, and off-boarding

These advantages are in addition to the reassurances you will have that all recruitment activity is taking place for you as a priority measure as well as in a manner consistent with the approach your company chooses to undertake.