Job reference: 1975_1657789713

Recruitment Consultant - Lead a dynamic new team - OTE £60k +

  • Location


  • Job type:


  • Sector:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum + OTE £60k +

  • Startdate:


  • Client:


Recruitment Consultant - Team Leader for dynamic new team based in Sheffield!


As a Team Leader within Manpower Engineering, you'll be expected to develop your abilities to a senior level and maximise market opportunities. Working within a robust candidate and client network you will be responsible for building and maintaining a strong and visible brand sourcing Engineering role within the Manufacturing sector as a true go to specialist.

Leading by example for both revenue generation and behaviours you will set the standard for more junior consultants and help others to achieve their goals through mentoring and coaching.

The Team Leader will be responsible for their own contractor billings, as well as leading others to deliver the highest levels of performance excellence to support them in dominating their specialist markets.


  • Establish yourself as a market expert within your field and build a network that reflects this.
  • Drive the Manpower Engineering business into a higher value - white collar focussed space with minimum £6000 average placement values / 18% margins.
  • Ensuring a thorough right-first-time approach to all matters of your own and team permanent placement processes.
  • Proactively build your profile and personal brand on social channels including LinkedIn and be able to evidence regular postings/information sharing.
  • Source candidates effectively using available tools including (but not limited to) Bullhorn, LinkedIn, referrals, CV Search job boards and your own professional network / market map.
  • Generate new client relationships through a variety of methods including Calls, Emails, Referrals, Marketing Campaigns and by attending meetings and conferences where applicable.
  • Meet or exceed revenue targets through both new and existing clients.
  • Offer a 360 sales solution to your client to show end to end client engagement and satisfaction.
  • Use sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies.
  • Report weekly successes, difficulties and market movements to management and attend regular meetings to discuss growth and development with your peer group.
  • Use market data and insights to approach clients in a consultative manner with a high level of service and added value.
  • Represent the company and brand as a subject matter and market expert on face-to-face client meetings and presentations.
  • Post and create content aligned to your specialist market to develop your personal brand and grow market presence.
  • Coach more junior consultants showing consistency in behaviours and levels of performance against targets.
  • Ensure adoption, input and usage of Bullhorn - ensuring it is utilised to its full sales and reporting potential.


  • Min £120,000 GP per year.
  • KPI target of minimum 18% margins and minimum £6000 APV.
  • Fulfilment ratios of minimum 33%.
  • Ensure no compliance/process breaches for self and team.
  • Meeting activity targets agreed with your manager.
  • Setting revenue and behavioural standards for your team.
  • Accurate and timely financial forecasting.
  • Securing consistent new business for yourself and colleagues.
  • Complete successful presentations on your engineering specialism.
  • Take accountability for and be able to evidence examples of on-going self-learning and development.


Drive Operational Excellence - Consistently hitting revenue and activity targets to set the standards for more junior consultants. Demonstrate the behaviours required to achieve your revenue and activity targets in line with promotion criteria goals and agreed expectations, including self-motivation, learnability and a high level of resilience. Be able to evidence new business wins and longer-term client relationships. Actively seek learning opportunities to accelerate your performance and work with your manager to identify key development areas creating action plans and deliverables for yourself during the process. Be prepared to hold others to account in the interests of collective quality standards.

Collaborate to Win - Builds relationships and coaches others within the team to win. Show best practise in your candidate and client approach, gaining testimonials and repeat business through good process and consistency.

Give direction to more junior consultants around key target clients and market strategies. Support them to achieve their GP targets. Work in collaboration with others in your geographical area to target key clients and create strategic plans for business development. Use your existing network to leverage new relationships and build on existing relationships to secure new business for yourself and colleagues.

Create a Culture of Accountability - Demonstrate how the self-learning you have undertaken has benefitted your career and helped you reach your current position. Approach your market with growth mindset to ensure continued evolution of your candidate and client relationships and your overall market approach. Continue to be courageous and curious enough to try out new ways of creating and developing your own personal brand, through social media, external client testimonials and internal colleagues' feedback. Consistently strive to be an example of quality standards and be able to demonstrate how you have supported or challenged others to meet them.

About Manpower

Manpower logo

At Manpower, you’ll support clients by providing a responsive and professional service that helps them access in-demand talent when they need it. Manpower is looking for bright, results-focused individuals at every level – junior, experienced and expert recruiters or career changers. If you have entrepreneurial spirit and experience in a customer-facing role, you can almost certainly find your dream recruitment post with Manpower. We’re all about fast-paced, friendly regional offices with high street footfall. Whatever your current position, we would like to hear from you.