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Office Location: The Peak,5 Wilton Road,Victoria,London SW1V 1AN Office Name: Talent Solutions - The Peak
Sector: Talent Solutions Salary: £26000 - £30000
Job Type: Permanent Role Type: Full-time
Job Ref: 377636  

Principal Consultant

This role is to continue the growth of our SoW offering in the HR sector. It will focus on securing and converting client leads in to consultancy projects. 


Job Role: Principal Consultant (SoW)

Company: Reed Talent Solutions
Base Location: The Peak,Victoria or flexible on other central London offices
Salary: £26,000 – £30,000 dependant on experience plus £4,000 inner London weighting (if applicable) plus excellent bonus earning potential of £50k OTE in your first year
Hours: Monday – Friday,40 hours per week
Reporting to: Consulting and Solutions Director

The Role – What does the Principal Consultant role look like? 

This role is to continue the growth of Consultancy Plus’ Statement of Work (SoW) offering in the HR sector. It will focus on securing and converting client leads in to consultancy projects. 

Reed have been delivering consultancy projects for over 20 years. Our projects span from IT transformation to business process outsourcing and from marketing to social care,as we look to support our diverse portfolio of clients with their strategic objectives. We are looking for new consultants to work with our clients to understand their challenges and how our consultancy solutions could help.

This role would suit someone with a background in HR consulting and/or HR contractor recruitment. 

The Principal Consultant role will work with new and existing clients to develop relationships that help grow our consultancy services. Reporting directly to our Managing Consultant and based in our central London Head Office,you will join our expert Project Management Office function and be the key connection between the client requirements and our consultant teams. As such you will need to be able to work well with clients in building relationships,be a self-starter with a drive to succeed and have a good understanding of consultancy projects,senior contractor engagements and Statement of Work (SoW) style engagements.  

We also promise you a varied role which will challenge and develop you and where no two days will be the same as you look to:

–               Proactive Business Development  – HR – HR Projects

–               Producing Statement of Work (SoW) for new projects

–               Project support & Governance including,tracking and reporting on progress – working on client sites regularly to support the delivery of projects

–               Attending regular client board meetings for project updates & approval for new project phases

–               New consultant and client coordination (including on boarding and compliance) in partnership with our Resourcing Desk

–               Regularly travelling to Client sites and UK Reed offices – Developing the Reed network to identify potential clients for consultancy+

–               Attend HR events to network and represent Consultancy+ and ensuring effective follow up on potential leads

What can REED offer me in return?

You will receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata),the chance to buy,sell and carry over holiday,paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service,long standing service awards,a discount scheme,pension,season ticket loans,access to health insurance,free eye tests,personal development schemes,paid rewards for innovative ideas and many many more! More information around the role and team can be seen here:

Who are Reed Specialist Recruitment?

Reed Specialist Recruitment (RSR) is the largest part of the Reed Global Group (,which also includes Europe’s biggest jobsite –; one of the world’s leading Welfare To Work providers – Reed In Partnership; and the UK’s leading training provider – Reed Learning.

We have been operating since 1960 when Sir Alec Reed first set us up and he has now handed over the reins to his son James Reed,so we are still a family run business to this day. Not bad for a company that has more than 3,000 permanent employees working across 425 business units in 180 locations worldwide,including Europe,the Middle East and Asia Pacific!

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  • #1 Recruitment Agency Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2018
  • Glassdoor Top CEOs 2019
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies For Graduates To Work For 2018/19


All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. REED is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender,race,disability,sexual orientation,religion or belief,age,gender identity,marital or civil partnership status,pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.