• Office Location: South West London
  • Office Name: Victoria Business Support - Clapham
  • Salary: £32000 - £39000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 517655

Business Manager

Are you an experienced London recruiter looking for your first step into management? Or a Recruitment Manager wanting to find security & build your career?

The role:

As a Business Manager you will run a successful recruitment desk, leading from the front to motivate and inspire a small specialist team of recruiters. You will demonstrate expertise as a recruiter in your own specialist market and act as an example to your team in candidate and client facing activities as set out in the Consultants role profiles.

The role will be a billing Business Manager, covering a Permanents Business Support desk, roles in the office and commercial industry. This role will be the start of a new team, therefore once the successful manager is in place, the intention would be to build a team. 

You will be developing business opportunities through targeted cold calling, attending sales meetings, sales presentations, client visits and networking events. Winning new business through adopting innovative and creative approaches to selling Reed that makes us stand out from the competitors. Identifying current and future market trends, working with your team to ensure a robust pipeline of clients.

Alongside this, you will be searching/sourcing for candidates via direct advertising, job boards, social media and referrals. Conducting marketing activity to attract new candidates to work with Reed and engaging and interviewing new candidates to evaluate their skills, experience and career goals. Completing relevant background checks for all candidates and matching candidates to permanent and temporary opportunities and filling vacancies.

As a Manager, you will set, monitor and manage daily Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and sales activity for your team in order to drive optimum performance. Support your line manager in the financial forecasting for you and your team. You will also assist with the recruitment and training of new team members. 

Who would suit this role?

We are looking for an experienced recruiter with demonstrated knowledge of the recruitment market and industry. You can come from any specialism or market too. Any previous management or leadership experience would be great, but not essential. 

Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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