150 150 Louise

Senior manager – non-billing

Senior manager -non billing


Circa £70k package

A very rare opportunity to join a leading engineering recruitment business as a senior manager. You will inherit and manage a team of around 14 consultants who focus on both permanent and contract recruitment solutions and will drive the business and teams forward by leading by example.

The role:

  • Day to day management responsibility for a team of 14 with a direct reporting line in to the managing director
  • Leading by example in business development activity
  • Working closely with senior /team leaders conducting appraisals and one to one meetings on a weekly basis
  • Attending client visits with consultants and acting in a coaching and mentoring capacity
  • Taking full responsibility for the success of your divisions and looking at succession planning and career development
  • Understanding your key market sectors of civil engineering, structural engineering, building services, facilities management and maintenance

The person:

  • We can only accept applications from managers who can already demonstrate success in managing teams of 8 staff upwards
  • A strong focus on business development activity with a proven track record of increasing the productivity of both new and long serving consultants
  • An understanding of both permanent and contract recruitment
  • Success in building new teams and hiring and training junior members of staff
  • A minimum of 5 years recruitment experience with 3 of those spent in a management capacity

Why would you want this role?

  • We have a very rare opportunity for a manager to join a business in a non-billing manager role. Often the biggest complaint of managers is having to develop staff whilst also worrying about your own financial success
  • Work for a global business that has been in operation for over 10 years
  • Superb offices, newly refurbished with free parking and state of the art technology
  • This role has a career development path to director level
  • A key role on the senior management team working closely with the managing director
  • An opportunity to focus on the part of the role that you love…managing and developing people
  • Work as part of a growing business with some key top performers
150 150 Louise

Recruitment team leader – non billing

Recruitment team leader white collar built environment


Package to £60k plus

A business that can boast year on year growth even through the 2008/2009 recession who are specialists within the white collar engineering market to incorporate design, building services, built environment, utilities. A great opportunity has arisen for a strong team leader to manage without the headache of your own personal target.

The role:

  • You will manage a team of around 5 experienced recruiters, who don’t need babysitting, but do require someone to lead from the front
  • Taking full responsibility for the budget for this particular area, you will drive business forward with regards to new client development and attending meetings with your consultants
  • Mentoring and developing new hires to the team
  • Picking up the phone and arranging meetings with new clients
  • Running regular 1-2-1 meetings with your team and assessing team and individual performance
  • Hands-on approach to management

The person:

  • You are most likely a senior consultant or team leader right now, ideally within white collar technical recruitment. Your biggest frustration is trying to manage a team and also worrying about your own monthly targets – which is more important!
  • A strong background and understanding of white collar technical recruitment is ideal, perhaps structural engineering, building services, built environment, oil and gas, design, MEP etc
  • A strong business developer who can demonstrate new client wins and be able to talk the process through at interview
  • Ambitious, perhaps looking for an opportunity to take on a team and to grow further with longer term aspirations of a director role

Why would you want this role?

  • Manage a team of already performing consultants, no under performers to deal
  • No individual billing target leaving you free to manage your team and focus on new client wins
  • A company that has continued to grow year on year and invests in it’s staff
  • A zero threshold commission scheme for consultant level employees
  • Super offices and a management /director team who are constantly looking at ways of improving their business and are genuinely open to ideas
  • Low staff turnover

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