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Business Manager

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.


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: Accountancy Location: Nottingham Role Type: Full-time

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

Department: Education Location: Preston Role Type: Full-time

Reed Education are looking for a Team Manager to lead their ambitious team in Preston

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)

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

Reed Finance and Legal are looking for a Business Manager to lead their growing team.

We have been established in the Manchester marketplace for over 10 years and you would be joining us at a time of real growth and opportunity.

Department: Accountancy Location: St Albans Role Type: Full-time

Reed St Albans are looking for a Business Manager to lead their growing Human Resources recruitment team.

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

Are you an experienced and successful recruiter looking to develop your skills and expertise in a new specialism?

Are you keen to be part of a team where you are valued, challenged and rewarded?

Does the idea of taking ownership of a specialism and playing a central part in its growth and development excite you?

If the answer is yes, this could be the role for you.

Department: EMEA - Technology Location: Czech Republic Role Type: Full-time

Reed Specialist Recruitment in Brno, Czech Republic, ware looking for a Team Manager to lead their expanding Technology team. 

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