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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.

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.

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.

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.

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Department: Health and Care Location: Victoria Role Type: Full-time

Reed Health & Care are looking for a Business Manager to lead their ambitious 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)

Department: Insurance Location: Birmingham Role Type: Full-time

Senior Divisional Manager, Reed Insurance

REED is the most trusted recruitment brand, with an unrivalled presence in all areas of the market. We are the world’s largest family owned recruitment business and are passionate about delivering the best service to our clients and candidates.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead Reed Insurance into the next phase of development, growing permanent income across existing vertical markets and identifying new, profitable niche sub specialisms, whilst seeking and capitalising on opportunities to drive flexible and temporary staffing solutions to deliver further net income and profit growth.

Reed Insurance operate from ten locations across the UK, working across the key markets of General Insurance, Financial Services Non Advisory, Mortgages, Actuarial and Independent Financial Advisers.

Department: Finance Location: Brighton Role Type: Full-time

Reed Finance are based in central Brighton and share the office with other Reed Specialisms. We cover interim & permanent recruitment of senior finance staff across Brighton, Crawly & Epsom. The Team/Business Manager will need to be a strong Business Developer with a passion for delivering the BEST service to candidates & clients.

Department: Business Support North Location: Sheffield Role Type: Full-time

Reed Sheffield are looking for a Business Manager to lead their ambitious 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.

Department: Sales Location: Manchester Role Type: Full-time

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.

Your role as a Team Manager 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

Why should I join REED?

REED encourages people to develop by providing:

  • Annual career development reviews to discuss your aspirations
  • Up to £500 towards training/qualifications you want to take in your personal time
  • Professional qualification funding for those who want to achieve a qualification that’s linked to their role

Being the number 1 Recruitment Business Superbrand means better access to candidates and clients. The REED brand will give you a head start in your career as a new recruiter, resulting in higher chances of success and bonus earning potential from early in your career. In addition, we’ll give you:

  • An uncapped and competitive bonus structure.
  • Salary progression based on your achievement; we expect this to be more than just an annual increase.
  • Regular high achievers award programmes involving prizes such as weekends away. 
  • Our rewards are visible and accessible meaning you know what you can achieve

Our colleagues say that a big reason they work for REED are the people and that they work amongst friends at REED. We are the largest family owned recruitment business in the world and we take pride in the people that work for us.  We offer:

  • Health care plans
  • The ability to buy or sell annual leave to suit your lifestyle choice.
  • Long service rewards, including lunch at the Ritz with the REED family as well as 3 and 6 week paid sabbaticals.
  • We dedicate 18% of our profit to our charities meaning 1 day in your working week is for a charitable cause.
Department: Business Support North Location: Nottingham Role Type: Full-time

Reed Nottingham are looking for a Business Manager to lead their growing ambitious 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.

 

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