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Business Manager

A Business Manager at Reed Specialist Recruitment is someone who is able to lead by example while effectively managing their team to deliver results for our clients in their recruitment specialism. Management roles in our operational business offer you the chance to experience what it might be like to run your own business, but with the backing of the UK’s most recognised recruitment brand.

As the UK’s best known recruiter and the world’s largest family owned recruitment company, we are always on the lookout for talented and driven individuals to join our leadership team. If you’re someone who naturally leads from the front and who understands how to drive a team and get the best out of people, then you could join REED as a Team Manager, Business Manager or Area/Regional Manager.

You will experience our industry leading training and can be comfortable in the knowledge that you will be supported by your colleagues around you, as our people say that their friends are the people they work with, which is why REED is the outstanding recruiter of choice.

JOURNEY FOR BUSINESS MANAGERS

The role of a Manager is rewarding and challenging with transparent reward mechanisms to facilitate career and salary progression. Success is measured by your team performance against targets and our best managers know how to lead from the front.

We support and strongly encourage development for all our Co-Members. Our aim is to ensure that our management teams continue to learn and grow in order to forge a great career at REED and all Business Managers and aspiring managers will have the chance to apply for the coveted Management Academy.

We have many management opportunities for sales driven and resilient individuals to join REED. In the video opposite Aimee Green tells us all about the Management Scheme.

Want to browse more vacancies? Follow the link below to view all of our jobs or go to our Contact page to get in touch with us directly about our 12 week internship opportunities.

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Philip McSweeney, Area Manager

Since I started with REED I have had 5 promotions, progression opportunities, strong management training and courses – I was promoted to Business Manager within 3 years and I feel very valued in my network. I have had tremendous support from the management team and it is fantastic that we have regular visits from our Managing Director and Chairman considering we are a global business. You will learn more in a year than you would have thought possible and there is great earning potential for hard workers. REED can change your life.
Area Manager

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Department: Finance Location: Cambridge Role Type: Permanent Salary: £25000 - £35000

Team Manager

Reed Finance are looking for a Team Manager to lead their thriving team.

The key purpose of the Team Manager role within Reed Specialist Recruitment is to increase profitability for the office. This is achieved primarily by running your own desk,developing new business through sales activity with new and existing clients and managing the performance of a small team.

At Reed Specialist Recruitment,we are proud to be the UK’s favourite recruiter and we believe this makes us your ideal place to work in the recruitment industry. 

Your role as a Team Manager for the UK’s favourite recruiter is a professional sales role which can often be quite tough and demanding. With your leadership skills,twinned with your sales ability and resilience however,it is also very rewarding and exciting and can provide an excellent career as well as excellent earning potential. As a Team Manager,you will be accountable for:

  • Leading and developing your team of consultants
  • Business development including running your own desk
  • Attending business meetings with new and existing clients
  • Maintaining and developing business relationships with clients and candidates
  • Sourcing candidates to match your clients’ recruitment needs
  • Candidate attraction through the professional advertising of vacancies
  • Interviewing candidates and preparing them for interviews
  • Negotiation of offers between your clients and candidates
  • Recruiting,retaining,managing,motivating and developing the team
  • Developing a high performance culture of continual improvement within the team

 “The people here really make REED what it is. There is a culture within the business where everyone is open and honest with each other,and this creates a great atmosphere to work in.”  Simon Edwards (Regional Manager)

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Department: Finance Location: Basingstoke Role Type: Permanent Salary: £30000 - £40000

Business Manager

Reed Finance are looking for a Business Manager to lead their successful team.

The key purpose of the Business Manager role within Reed Specialist Recruitment is to increase profitability for the office. This is primarily achieved by managing direct reports’ performance and developing new business through sales activity with new and existing clients.

At Reed Specialist Recruitment,we are proud to be the UK’s favourite recruiter and we believe this makes us your ideal place to work in the recruitment industry.

Your role as a Business Manager for the UK’s favourite recruiter is a professional sales role which can often be quite tough and demanding. With your leadership skills,twinned with your sales ability and resilience however,it is also very rewarding and exciting and can provide an excellent career as well as excellent earning potential. As a Business Manager,you will be accountable for:

  • Business development for the benefit of your team,which at times may include running a desk
  • The overall performance and conduct of the team
  • Attending business meetings with new and existing clients
  • Maintaining and developing business relationships with clients and candidates
  • Sourcing candidates to match your clients’ recruitment needs
  • Candidate attraction through the professional advertising of vacancies and associated networking
  • Interviewing candidates and preparing them for interviews
  • Negotiation of offers between your clients and candidates
  • Recruiting,retaining,managing,motivating and developing the team
  • Developing a high performance culture of continual improvement within the team

 “The people here really make REED what it is. There is a culture within the business where everyone is open and honest with each other,and this creates a great atmosphere to work in.”  Simon Edwards (Regional Manager)

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Department: Accountancy Location: Hammersmith Role Type: Permanent Salary: £25000 - £35000

Business Manager

Are you looking for a progressive management career with the recruitment industry leaders?

Hammersmith Accountancy is a branch that is ripe for growth. Are you ready to put it back on the map? Set in an area of West London with a large media,practice and C&I client base. Historically there has been a strong foundation of temp clients to give a great pedestal to achieving monthly and annual budgets and ultimately success. Your challenge is to build a thriving and efficient team that will cover the full 360 recruitment cycle and smash the revenue and activity targets out of the park,to achieve the 100% revenue growth achievable in this branch.

If you’re someone who has strong leadership skills,a strategic mind-set and a driven nature,we want to hear from you. Whether you’re a Senior Consultant looking to progress into a management role or a Recruitment Manager wishing to work for the UK’s best known recruitment brand,your strong leadership skills,sales expertise and resilience are exactly what we’re looking for.

The main objective in this exciting opportunity as Business Manager is to increase profitability for the office by managing direct reports’ performance,ensuring targets are met and developing new business. You will lead from the front and take responsibility for the branch’s profit and loss whilst recruiting,retaining and developing a team of successful Consultants to be the best that they can be.

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Department: Education Location: Hammersmith Role Type: Permanent Salary: £32000 - £45000

Business Manager

Reed Education are looking for a Business Manager to lead their successful team in Hammersmith,London

The key purpose of the Business Manager role within Reed Specialist Recruitment is to increase profitability for the office. This is primarily achieved by managing direct reports’ performance and developing new business through sales activity with new and existing clients.

At Reed Specialist Recruitment,we are proud to be the UK’s favourite recruiter and we believe this makes us your ideal place to work in the recruitment industry.

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Department: EMEA - Engineering Location: Prague Role Type: Permanent Salary: £0 - £0

Business Manager

As our REED office in Prague expands and opens up new market areas – we are always on the look-out for talented people with entrepreneurial flair,commercial awareness and business development skills. We require an experienced business manager to join us im managing our brand new team in central Prague! 

Increase profitability:

Manage direct reports’ performance in order to increase productivity and profitability. 

Provide the team with the necessary resources to increase effectiveness and potential to grow revenue.

Analyse financial data in order to identify potential opportunities and threats internally and externally and to

effectively apply available resources where needed to increase profitability.

Develop strategic and tactical plans to ensure the commercial success of the office.

Continuously monitor service delivery to clients and candidates ensuring that it adheres to the high standards

prescribed by REED and your line manager.

 

Recruit,retain,manage,motivate and develop the team: 

Actively assist the Internal Recruitment Team in recruiting high calibre Recruitment Consultants.

Be committed to filling vacant positions quickly and effectively with highly motivated,high performing Co-Members.

Effectively manage the team by setting realistic,achievable and timely targets in line with organisational objectives

and values.

Establish team targets and objectives for the team and communicate these effectively,ensuring that they are

action focused.

Build a performance-focused culture through the use of the career and performance management framework.

Take ownership for the development and training of the team to meet the needs of individuals and organisational

succession plans,encouraging them to attend relevant training events.

Undertake activities such as coaching,performance management,1 to 1s and disciplinary interviews as appropriate.

Motivate staff during difficult times to keep retention and morale high and maintain productivity.

Act as the first escalation point,for all issues relating to team members,clients and candidates.

 

Office management:

Control office costs whilst ensuring that the team have access to the tools and systems required for them to be

effective in their roles.

Manage and process high volumes of data to identify how the office is performing against financial and

commercial targets.

Translate financial data into operationally functional reports to be used in feedback to Senior Managers.

Produce monthly management information reports regarding the status of the office against targets.

Organise information into easily accessible and maintainable formats.

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Department: Business Support North Location: Leicester Role Type: Permanent Salary: £30000 - £35000

Business Manager

Are you looking for a progressive management career with the recruitment industry leaders?

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