Regional Recruitment Manager – East Midlands & East of England

We are looking for a successful Regional Recruitment Manager to join our team to generate and convert sales opportunities for, and provide management level support and mentoring to, a group of 18 franchised recruitment offices.

The region covers the everywhere East of the M1 from Leeds to Ipswich, including all of the East Midlands as well as Sheffield. This role is a senior one within the UK’s largest specialist logistics recruiter, Driver Hire.


This role would be ideal for a successful recruitment regional manager/director seeking to apply their skills to a different set of challenges. 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.

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 rewards package comprising a competitive basic salary, 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’d like to join our team and have a potential opportunity to develop your career with us, we’d love to hear from you today.