Cielo, the world’s leading Talent Acquisition Partner, has won the ICIMS Long-Term Partnership award for its work with global medical technology company BD.

This highly successful seven-year Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partnership is rooted in collaboration, teamwork, shared expertise, and innovation. With the relationship growing to span 40 countries across EMEA and North America, Cielo provides end-to-end talent acquisition support that understands the complexity and local nuances in every country.

“Working together with Cielo does not feel like working with an RPO, the team are by nature of what they do but more importantly how they deliver, simply part of the HR team,” Maddy Luedemann, Director, Talent Acquisition & Talent Management EMEA at BD says. “When I connect with our TA partners, they are proud to say they support BD, it is not 'just an account' to them. I truly believe the partnership is unique; we are transparent with each other, hold each other accountable at all times and focus together on the BD purpose of advancing the world of health.”

BD and Cielo have delivered impressive talent acquisition results over the years. Together, they overcame the challenging labor market while at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 – boosting hiring to meet the substantial increase in critical global supply chain demand to support vaccination efforts around the world. Other results include:

  • Improving time-to-hire by 19% across all roles
  • Advancing gender diversity goals with a 50/50 split
  • Increasing hiring manager satisfaction to 91%
  • Maintaining 90% or higher satisfaction for candidate experience

The TIARA judges shed some light on the partnership: “Cielo were praised by the judges for showing impressive growth across the account, which has innovation at its core and also delivers well on the operational basics. It was a great example of partnership and collaboration.”

With a shared focus on people, process and technology, BD and Cielo are building an agile and innovative talent acquisition strategy. One that’s built to last, no matter what the TA landscape looks like.

About the TIARA Talent Solutions Awards
The TIARAs recognize companies across the RPO, MSP and Talent Solutions market, and are open to both independent providers as well as business units of recruitment solutions providers. The TIARA awards are unique in that every shortlisted entry is provided with expert, confidential feedback from our judges.

About Cielo
Cielo is the world’s leading Talent Acquisition Partner. We deliver a better talent experience for everyone through Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Executive Search, Contingent Workforce Solutions and Consulting services. With our fresh approach – we design and build comprehensive, proven solutions inspired by technology to find and keep the unique talent that elevates our clients above the competition. Learn more at