Business Development Manager - Construction - Non-billing

£40k - 50k per year + + Comm + Bens
03 Mar 2017
03 Apr 2017
Matt Sporle
Job Function
Business Development
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a Trades & Labour specialist looking to lead the business development strategies for a dynamic agency in London? If so one of the most successful independent construction recruitment agencies in London now seek a Business Development Manager to join their leadership team. With a modern approach to both blue and white collar recruitment, this firm have built one of the biggest recruitment teams within the built environment sector. While they are continuing to grow, they still retain their boutique feel and offer a genuinely unique working environment where colleagues are valued, input is encouraged and rewards are high. As a true Trades & Labour specialist you will be responsible for leading all business development strategies for the business. You will probably spend the majority of your time networking at a senior level, attending events and monitoring key construction project wins.

It will be your responsibility to align the company with busy contractors, across all sectors, and forge close relationships with Project Directors and Commercial Directors to gain preferred agency and sole agency agreements.
This will involve networking, lead generating, site visits, head office visits and working closely with the construction perm team to convert placements into new loyal clients. Once you have generated a valuable lead you will work tirelessly to gain commitment to work together in partnership through written formal agreements. While you will have support generating tender documents you will be the lead for the relationship and ultimately responsible for winning the deal.

Once each account is won or formalised you will liaise and coordinate all Consultant activities in line with the SLAs agreed. The ideal candidate for this role will have several years of experience within Construction / Trades & Labour recruitment and will be a natural rapport builder and communicator. This opportunity is open to senior level Recruiters or Managers with proven ability to win and develop clients in any area of construction. In return, a successful candidate can expect to achieve:

  • Basic salary to £50,000        
  • Commission (bespoke based on spend from key accounts and key KPIs)
  • Executive benefits package
  • Car Allowance
  • Laptop
  • Mobile
  • Expenses account
  • OTE £95K + 


If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact Richard Lescott today.