Senior Recruitment Consultant - IT

£35000 - £60000 per annum + commission/laptop/hybrid working



Are you a well establish IT recruiter? Are you looking for a step up in your career? If yes, lets talk.

Office Location - Manchester, Deasgate. This is a Hybrid role.

Who are we?

McGregor Boyall is a global recruitment consultancy established in 1987 with offices throughout the UK (London, Manchester, Edinburgh, and Glasgow) as well as globally in Dubai, Singapore, and Warsaw. Since our inception we have built an unrivalled reputation for helping organisations recruit the very best talent.

We Specialise in.

  • Change & Transformation
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Data
  • Digital
  • Info & Cyber security
  • Software Development
  • Technology
  • HR
  • Marketing

If you want a successful and financial rewarding career in recruitment – That is exactly what we offer. Apply online and our Talent team will be in-touch.

What we are looking for.

We are looking to make a senior apointment within our Manchester Office to lead and grow a small team consusting of Senior consultants and Associate consulatnts. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the best Tech Recruitment businesses in the market, with a longstanding global name, a professional and credible reputation, and a large and prestigious client platform within the Financial and Asset Management markets.

You will be working with a Senior Director to support our growth plans in this area and be given autonomy to run your desk and support your team.

Key responsibilities:

  • P & L responsibilities
  • Creating strategic growth plans
  • Supporting and developing current team
  • Working with our Talent team to grow your team over the next 18 months
  • This is a billing manager position
  • Looking after exsiting client relationships and working with our Client Servives team to develop new PSL clients
  • Building long term relationships with candidates, networking & lead generation
  • Attending networking events and conferences

What we are looking for from you!

  • A driven, sales focussed individual
  • An authentic and credible person.
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • A true recruitment leader
  • Someone who is looking for an autonomous role and can lead by example as a billing manager to get the best from their team, through guidance and support, not setting unnecessary KPI's . We do not micromanage team members.

We can offer you.

  • A reputable, long standing, global brand
  • Warm Dual desk
  • Structured training from our L&D team + on going coaching throughout your career with us.
  • Clear promotion opportunities.
  • Autonomy & Flexible working
  • No unnecessary KPI targets - we focus on supporting you to gain successful outputs and earn commission.
  • Home working 2/3 days per week - Laptop is provided
  • An experienced, driven & supportive team around you.
  • You will have the opportunity to recruit both Contract and Perm roles
  • Salaries at this level will range from £40,000 - £60,000 depending on your experience and what you could bring to the role.
  • A higher-than-average commission structure – that is why so we have so many long-standing employees. We support our employees to achieve financial success.
  • Excellent incentives. High commissions, Annual parties, celebrating success events, holidays for high performers, gym memberships. All round a fantastic place to work!

Does this sound something of interest to you? If yes – then please contact Linda Kurth out Senior TA Consultant to find out more Tel: 020 7422 9028

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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