Introduction

In provisioning IT Outsourcing services for our client, iFORTE source and identify candidates to be employed on Contract for Service engagements.  In general term, iFORTE engages the employee directly and at the same time outsourced to the client. In this collaboration, the client’s partnership with iFORTE is a ‘customer-vendor’ relationship.

The identified candidates are employed for specific contract duration for the purpose of fulfilling our client’s project engagements. This employee, sometimes referred to as contractors are engaged by iFORTE but works at, and is supervised on a day-to-day basis by the client. Typical positions filled are of highly specialized technical jobs such as Business Consultants, Business Intelligence developers, Java developers, SAP Consultants etc. Job length typically is 6-12 months but may extend to two years or longer.

 

Scope of Services

iFORTE handle all of the sourcing, screening, interviewing of suitable candidates to be proposed to our client. iFORTE handle all the contract management and works closely with the client to coordinate on- boarding milestones, evaluating technical competency suitability and ensuring commitment of the contractors selected to perform clients’ project engagements.

iFORTE administers the contractors’ insurance and leaves, general liability coverage, legal contracts, timesheets, invoicing, payroll processing, bonding, day-to-day administrative functions and etc.

Also, the contractor needs an EA form at the end of the year. iFORTE assist the contractor in documents preparation and submission to relevant regulatory bodies if needed to.

iFORTE major responsibilities are managing financial issues, including payroll funding and processing, statutory compliance, taxes, invoicing and collections. We also handle expenses and per diem if the contractors qualify for these perks under client’s guidelines.

 

 

Results and Benefits

From the services provided, our client is able to save time, costs and effort in managing this large pool of contractors. By engaging us in providing IT Outsourcing services, our clients’ direct benefits include:

  • Meeting short to medium term project needs
  • Transparent and fixed costs
  • Freezes human resource on-boarding process
  • Able to scale up depending on timeline & skill set needs
  • Crowdsourcing of candidates from various channels
  • Eliminate tedious process in procurement selection
  • Contract legality managed by us