Contract/Interim Delivery & Contractor Migration Managed Service

Following the success and proven delivery capability across IT and Change for Permanent resource, MBA were approached by CBS in late 2018 to design and deliver a ‘Managed Service’ solution to increase their capability of contract and interim resource, secure the very best talent, manage their direct contractors more effectively, manage external suppliers through a ‘single contract’ and deliver cost efficiencies.

CV95 copy


  • Increase delivery capability of flexible contract/interim resource
  • Migrate direct contractors to MBA
  • Transfer the external agency relationships to MBA
  • Deliver cost efficiencies
  • Improve onboarding time and improve time to hire
CV350 copy


  • Develop a dedicated internal capability to deliver required resource
  • Proactively build ‘talent pipeline’ based on future business demand
  • Create a tenure based managed service agreement delivering cost reduction on current and ongoing agency agreements
  • Recruit a ‘Contractor Services Manager’ to ensure contractor care is improved and aid with retention of key resource
CV650 copy


  • Over £500k of cost efficiencies delivered through improved commercial model
  • 100% of direct contractors successfully migrated to MBA
  • Over 95% of all new contractors delivered by MBA including Change delivery teams (Business Analysts, Project and Programme Managers), Head of IT, Head of Transformation, Deputy CISO, Chief Accountant and Strategic Procurement Lead
  • Existing supply chain transferred to one Managed Service agreement with MBA
  • Over x50 agency managed contractors migrated giving immediate and ongoing cost reduction and future reduction on contractor tenure
  • Successfully delivered over x170 new contractors across IT, Change, Finance, Procurement and Marketing
  • ‘CV shortlist’ reduced to 3 days and ‘Time to Hire’ reduced to 10 days
  • Increased client and contractor satisfaction through implementation of Monthly Survey providing valuable data for continuous improvement