James Waite

Director, Contingent Workforce Strategies & Research, Europe

James Waite
jwaiteSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

James is responsible for supporting European and ROW CWS Council members with both tactical guidance and strategic perspective. As the Director, Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research Europe, James brings to the his role a wealth of hands on experience in SOW management and international project based solutions. His most recent relevant experience was with Adecco/Pontoon Solutions, as the head of Pontoon Solutions Implementation Group EMEA James was responsible for MSP Pan European Solution planning, coordination, implementation and transition to Program Operation. James graduated from Lancaster University, in the United Kingdom, and holds a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute. Having worked and lived in Luxembourg, France and Switzerland, James has strong international experience with varied management roles gained in consultancy and technology solution groups and specialises in program management and technology solution integration.

Recent Articles

Managing SOW Successfully

October 22, 2014

  • Full webinar playback on demand
  • Overview of the Cisco C-Worker program
  • Download the presentation and Fieldglass white paper

Trying New Fare: Procurement looks past cost savings

October 22, 2014

The procurement professional’s mantra is no longer “show me the money.” What is the new focus?

Post-CWS conference: A review and some predictions

October 15, 2014

Not all things stay in Vegas. Summit attendees bring high levels of enthusiasm and leave with knowledge to make strategic and tactical improvements to their programs.

All grown up: the rise of recruitment process outsourcing

September 17, 2014

Use of recruitment process outsourcing solutions continues to rise with record deals providing significant growth for the market.

Managing your program? Why capacity planning is crucial

July 15, 2014

Capacity planning is crucial when determining whether to manage your own program. Here’s how to execute on that plan, Part 2.

Do you have what it takes to run your own program?

July 9, 2014

When building or transforming a contingent workforce program, one of the most important decisions you will  make is whether to  outsource implementation and delivery to a managed service provider (MSP) or to deliver the program using in-house resources.

Identify SOW engagement patterns: manage spend, drive performance

June 4, 2014

Seen as the next pocket of value, statement-of-work (SOW) is a hot topic among HR and procurement professionals. Here, we discuss engagement patterns for SOW and how understanding these patterns can help manage SOW spend and drive performance. 

Ignore Big Data, Risk Your Program

May 7, 2014

Big data is playing an increasingly important role in workforce optimization and predictive analytics.

The VMS Shuffle: How to match a VMS to your Contingent Workforce Programme requirements

April 29, 2014

  • Expert review of VMS scenarios
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx 1 hour)
  • Download a copy of the presentation