A global presence and unrivalled local knowledge

Elan is the world's largest IT&T recruitment company providing permanent and contract IT staff and managed service solutions to clients across a range of industries. We have established a first-rate reputation for consistently delivering the right people using the best recruitment solutions.

Recruiting the right IT&T professionals can be difficult and time-consuming. Identifying the most appropriate and effective channels to market is our forte. By clearly establishing your methods and goals we aim to streamline your recruitment process by creating a bespoke solution that maximizes the quality of candidates available for every position.

Our approach combines personal service with advanced technology. We invest a great deal of time getting to know our clients' business.

Elan is a dynamic and proactive organization. We believe that investment in solutions for our clients, investment in our contractors and investment in our consultants allows us to offer an outstanding service.

By providing IT professionals to over 10,000 companies worldwide, Elan has built a reputation for quality delivery of IT personnel in all technologies and disciplines on a contract, permanent and managed service basis.

With a truly global presence and unrivalled local knowledge, Elan operates from 14 countries and 45 offices worldwide. Whether you are looking for a new career or contract opportunity or looking for a partner to manage all your recruitment needs, Elan really is the perfect match.

Established in 1987 Elan has over 6,000 contractors currently placed with clients and places over 3,000 successful IT professionals in new permanent positions every year.

Elan is a wholly owned subsidiary of Manpower Inc., one of the world's leading employment services companies. Manpower has more than 4,400 offices in 74 countries and total sales of $16 billion worldwide in 2005.

Committed to using best practice processes that minimize business risk for our clients, we are a member of a variety of industry bodies including REC, NCC,ATSCO, ISO9001: 2000 and are committed to CSR Europe. Our professional affiliations help us identify and adopt best practice in all of our business areas and ensure our service to our clients and our candidates is of the highest quality.

Niche divisions

Elan has specialist divisions in managed services - RTO, Health, Public Services and Defence. Using our expertise within these sectors we can provide a service to both employers and jobseekers that is unrivalled within the IT&T recruitment industry.


ElanRTO is the global recruitment and resourcing solutions integrator for the Manpower Group. Resource Transformation Outsourcing (RTO™) optimizes your return on investment in human capital:

  • yields company-wide labour cost savings of 3–10%;
  • scalable across all skills, roles and geographies;
  • aligns your resourcing and business strategies.

RTO includes services such as recruitment audits, benchmarking, cost 'take out' initiatives, e-recruitment solutions, internal redeployment and many additional added value services delivering significant process improvements, efficiencies and cost savings.

Elan Defence

Elan Defence has established a first-rate reputation for consistently delivering the right people in terms of both expertise and cultural fit. We have unrivalled experience as a recruitment process systems integrator across multiple professions, skill categories and regions within the defence sector. Our unparalleled portfolio of services from traditional permanent and contract recruitment through to managed service continues to attract the best defence partners.

ElanIT Health

ElanIT Health is an established specialist division of Elan, leading the market for all levels of IT, clinical and IT health recruitment for the NHS and private health sector. Our knowledge, people and ability to innovate enables ElanIT Health to deliver diverse recruitment solutions to meet the growing human resources challenges faced in the health market.

Elan Public Services

Elan Public Services is dedicated to the provision of recruitment and consultancy solutions to the public sector and not-for-profit organizations. Elan has a strong track record of supplying permanent and contract IT&T candidates to public sector clients and central government departments.

Elan is an accredited OGCbuyingsolutions Catalist supplier for IT, Programme & Project Management Specialist Contractors, one of only 10 suppliers to be awarded this accolade after a rigorous evaluation process.

For further information please contact Elan on tel: 0207 830 1300 or visit www.ElanIT.com

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