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Lee Bhandal
Lee Bhandal

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Associate Partner

Salary: £market leading salary + exceptional benefits
Location: Rotherham
Type: Permanent
Ref Number: ESLB-00004

Job Description

Parkinson Lee Executive Search are currently looking for an ambitious, committed and experienced Senior Recruiter to join their expanding team across the Yorkshire region.

Part of the Elevation Recruit Group, Parkinson Lee is Yorkshire’s fastest growing Executive Search firm, partnering with clients across the region and assisting them to recruit Business Leaders, Board Directors and Senior Executives across a range of functional disciplines.

If you are a career focused, motivated individual who is looking to join a highly entrepreneurial, successful team, and contribute to their continued growth and success whilst establishing yourself with as an executive recruiter of choice with a high profile client base, then this could be the perfect role for you.

What will the role involve?

In achieving – and maintaining – sector leadership, your challenge will be to establish yourself as a leader in your field through the development of a Business Owner and C Suite Network. You will take the lead for of our established practices with the aim of taking it to a market leading position.

In this context, you will determine and implement new business and client development strategies, helping to achieve agreed customer acquisition and revenue growth targets. You will also take a leading and pivotal role with major accounts, strengthening exclusive relationships with key clients, while achieving the necessary activity thresholds and service expectations across your sector.

Main responsibilities will also include:

•To deliver significant business growth, both with new and existing clients

•To originate, agree and implement a successful Sales Strategy for your desk/business

•To identify and exploit new market opportunities for sales growth by niche sector, customer, service type and method

•To be authoritative and compelling in your understanding and use of Parkinson Lee’s sales propositions, notably covering candidate attraction, service delivery and other Divisions/ Services within Elevation Recruitment Group

•To leverage a strong and loyal candidate network, asking for recommendations, converting candidates into clients, stimulating market intelligence and promoting both your reputation and that of Parkinson Lee

•To work closely with and support the Managing Partner and Operations Director in the future development of the Firm

•To ensure that your attitudes, attributes and application enable you to become a role model for staff, both within your division and across Elevation Recruitment Group

•To lead formal pitches and tenders

•To originate new marketing ideas for your desk/business, working positively with the Marketing Department

What do we expect of you?

Commercial growth, relationship development and personal accountability are central to this important role for an influential sales leader. You will be a professional recruiter with experience of working on a retained basis with senior/executive level clients.

Additional skills required:

•Demonstrable track record of repeat business through the development of partnership client relationships

•Confident and personable with the ability to build rapport quickly, strengthen relationships and deliver results

•The ability to interview and advise prospective candidates while demonstrating an eye for detail and good judge of character

•Ambitious, collaborative and possess a positive outlook

•Ability to identify business opportunities for the wider for the Elevation Recruitment Group

What will you get in return?

We pride ourselves on being a truly employee-focused business and offer market-leading remuneration packages as well as outstanding benefits. As part of the Parkinson Lee team, you will have a high degree of autonomy to build both your practice and personal brand across the Region.

Some perks include:

•Market leading uncapped commission structure

•Flexible/hybrid working that suits you

•Additional Monthly cash incentives

•Quarterly High Achievers Club

•Annual Leave package including Christmas shutdown AND your birthday off!

•Access to a free on-site gym

•Companywide social events

•Fun, encouraging & inclusive working environment where hard work is acknowledged and rewarded

This is a career defining opportunity to join an exciting, innovative and high entrepreneurial business. You will be instrumental in helping to shape the future of Parkinson Lee as well as your own career, whilst having the reassurance of knowing you are working for a highly successful group!

If you are interested in having a confidential conversation to explore opportunities please contact Rachael Lee, Client Services Manager.


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