Recruitment Business Development Manager – West Midlands & West of England

Are you looking for the next step in your B2B sales or recruitment sales career? We are currently recruiting for an Recruitment Business Development Manager to generate and convert sales opportunities for, and provide business support to a group of franchised recruitment offices. The region stretches across the West side of the country from Lancaster to Worcester. This role is a senior one within the UK’s largest specialist logistics recruiter.

Recruitment Business Development Manager – West Midlands & West of Engalnd

As a Recruitment Business Development Manager for 18 driving and logistics recruitment offices, your primary objective will be to develop a new sales pipeline for your franchisees to maximise territory sales revenue growth through new business wins and effective penetration of existing driving recruitment business.

Your successful career in management roles with recruitment agencies will be needed to help guide newer business owners through the structured training provided by Driver Hire. You will also play a leading role in Driver Hire’s Sales Academy, developing small groups of recruitment consultants into successful sales people.

Largely field based, with some home working, other business support will be necessary to ensure that the offices run efficiently in terms of candidate attraction, management, retention, compliance and resources.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • management level recruitment agency experience is essential, preferably in logistics and driving sector
  • proven track record of B2B sales, preferably within a multi-site regional sales role
  • ability to quickly build rapport and create strong working relationships with franchisees
  • strong commercial acumen and good understanding of P&Ls
  • be tenacious and credible in your approach with well-developed inter-personal skills
  • positive and proactive style and the flair and determination to succeed
  • a full UK driving license
  • eligibility to work in the UK

What do you get in return?

A great company culture means that you will be working with a great team around you. You can expect an attractive benefits & rewards package comprising a competitive basic salary (£35-45k per annum DOE), performance-related bonus and company car plus the opportunity to develop your career within a successful and highly regarded recruitment group.

Hands on selling and sales training is a key part of the role, so there is lots of opportunity to travel across the region. This is a high profile role that will require you to interact with key members of the senior management team, and many successful Area Development Managers have gone on to take up senior roles in the business, both in the UK and abroad.

Driver Hire is a market leading recruitment company in the transport and logistics sector. From over 100 offices nationwide, we provide more than 3,000 workers each day to a wide range of clients such as international transport companies and major retailers.

In a recent survey 99% of our internal staff say they are proud to work for Driver Hire, with 96% of our drivers agreeing. It is a great place to work with a supportive and collaborative culture for anyone looking to build a successful career.

As you would expect from a business that’s been successfully trading for over 35 years, our standards are high: 94% of our customers rated our customer service as excellent or good.

So, if you believe that this role is for you, please apply today.