07 December 2015Global human resources consultancy ties up with leading local assessment and leadership organization
Dubai, UAE: Mercer Middle East has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with The Talent Enterprise, a leading employability, assessment and leadership development consultancy based in Dubai. As a human capital 'think' and 'do' tank, The Talent Enterprise (TTE) has pioneered the creation of innovative solutions for its clients based on a firm foundation of regional research and evidence.
Under the terms of the agreement, global human resources consultancy Mercer, will utilize TTE's expertise in the areas of Assessment and Leadership for its Talent Business vertical in five GCC countries, while TTE will benefit from Mercer's regional prominence in HR Consulting services, as well as providing access to Mercer's additional Health, Retirement and Investment service offerings. The reciprocal arrangement will cover the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.
Cameron Hannah, CEO of Mercer Middle East, said: "TTE provides complementary services to those currently provided by Mercer. We are delighted to be able to strengthen our suite of offerings to clients through this strategic partnership."
Chris Page, Talent Business Leader of Mercer Middle East, said: "We are delighted to share the news that Mercer Middle East has entered into a strategic relationship with TTE, an organization that has carved out a renowned name for the provision of first class assessment and leadership services in the region. We will be working together to expand Mercer's Talent Business and extend its presence in the market and are confident that this marks the start of a long, fruitful and mutually beneficial partnership,"
Led by Co-Founder and CEO David Jones and based out of Dubai, The Talent Enterprise has built a strong reputation in talent consulting in the Middle East market over the past four years. Its ground-breaking initiatives include the development of the region's first and only psychometric assessments, known as the 'Thriving Index' series, available in Arabic and other languages, to evaluate strengths and motivation of students, employees and job-seekers.
David Jones, CEO of The Talent Enterprise, said: "We are a fast-growing and dynamic company partnering with clients across the region on their most crucial employability, nationalization, assessment, talent and leadership priorities. We are very excited about our new partnership with Mercer Middle East and view this as a potential stepping stone to a deeper relationship. We are looking forward to offering our joint expertise and receiving the benefit of Mercer's capability in wider HR strategies."
The partnership will see The Talent Enterprise supplying Mercer Middle East with human capital solutions, including Assessments for Recruitment, Career Guidance and Talent Development, Leadership Development, Talent Analytics, Custom Research, and Labor Market Analytics. In turn, Mercer will be delivering services to The Talent Enterprise's clients, relating to Talent Strategy, Executive Compensation and Rewards, Wider Workforce Rewards, Talent Mobility and HR Transformation.
Mercer is a global consulting leader in health, wealth and careers. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset - their people. Mercer's more than 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With 57,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a leader in management consulting. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer
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