Business Development Director

28 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN REED SPECIALIST RECRUITMENT'S STRATEGIC SALES TEAM AND BE PART OF THE UK'S FAVOURITE RECRUITER? Do you have a talent for identifying, building and developing successful business relationships? Are you an exceptional, persuasive and confident communicator? If so, this opportunity could be the position for you???Job Title: Business Development DirectorReporting to: Managing DirectorBase Location: Flexible, but National travel is essential Salary: GBP60,000pa - GBP70,000pa + competitive bonus, car allowance and company benefits The Company: Reed Specialist Recruitment (RSR) is the largest part of the Reed Global Group (), which also includes Reed Talent Solutions (). Reed Talent Solutions is a key part of the REED family of companies that exists to win, develop and retain profitable, long term and complex resourcing contracts with clients in the Private and Public Sectors.A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and sales orientated Business Development Director, to lead the sales within RSR UK's Commercial Sales Team. The focus will be on leading RSR UK's business development effort, through effective networking and sales activities via the Business Development Team, the wider Reed Talent Solutions business and Co-Members across all other specialisms within our operational network.This is an excellent opportunity for someone to utilise their existing sales experience within the recruitment industry, with a role that offers flexibility, variety and new challenges, in addition to an attractive salary and excellent bonus earning potential.The successful candidate will be responsible for:• Developing our portfolio of products and services• The effective design and presentation of HR consultancy and recruitment solutions• Leading RSR UK's business development effortThe Role: As Business Development Director, your role will be largely client focused and you will lead the team within RSR to achieve its growth targets through delivering new business wins. Specifically, you will be responsible for identifying and winning new corporate accounts, with some focus on Preferred Supplier List (PSL) business and also more complex and high profile outsourcing solutions for Reed Talent Solutions.New contract business will be secured through both structured tender processes and more informal proposals and negotiations direct with the client. This will require management of multiple internal and external stakeholders, including Client Procurement, Legal, Finance, Bids, as well as senior managers and directors. The Person - what makes a good Business Development Director?• A proven track record in a recruitment focused business development role is essential• Experience of managing and leading a commercial sales team• Excellent networking and relationship management skills• A persuasive communicator and expert negotiator • Exceptional written and verbal communication • Confident leader, particularly within a client facing environment• Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, however this is not essential• A willingness to travel extensively nationallyOur values make REED stand out from the crowd, and help us achieve and maintain our best in class status. Our rewards reflect our values, and aim to support you throughout your career and include:- 25 days holiday with the option to buy, sell and carry additional days. - Access to health insurance, dental surgery, optical tests and physiotherapy.- Industry leading tools - all of our offices operate with dual screen technology.- Season ticket loans and financial support for personal development.- Generous paid sabbaticals (up to 6 weeks extra leave) linked to length of service.- Charity donation scheme and the opportunity to work abroad with Ethiopiaid; a REED charity.- Reed Discount Club with access to childcare vouchers, retail discounts and cashback.Reed Specialist Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business