Recruitment Team Lead

Job Type: permanent
Job Category: recruitment Sales
Region: United Kingdom
Area: England
Location: England London
Salary: £100k OTE
Posted: 12th May 2021

Barrington James are a global and award winning Life Science Recruitment firm. We have been featured in the top third of the Sunday Times UK Top 100 Best Small Companies list for the last three years, most recently receiving 5th place in 2019. I am seeking experienced recruitment consultants to join us as a Recruitment Manager, capable of mentoring and training a team of ambitious and driven individuals, who can contribute to the growing success of Barrington James.

Having grown in both size and reputation since 2002, we have an unprecedented and ever-growing network of specialist candidates and engaged clients, partnered with a team of 140+ consultants with an ‘inch-wide, mile deep’ knowledge of their verticals. Known as ‘The Girls and Guys in the Red Ties’, our team are highly recognised at our global conferences and we work hard to foster personal relationships that go beyond a professional transaction.

‘We Invest In Our People’ through training and development, through meritocratic progression, and through unrivalled commission structures, shareholder and bonus schemes.

What we offer:

  • Competitive basic salary + fully uncapped commission with no threshold – earn money on ALL your deals from day ONE
  • UNPARALLELED sales manager bonus scheme
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Free parking
  • Flexible working for top, consistent billers
  • Global awards to reward and recognise or top performers and achievers (Sales Person Of The Year, Performer Of The Year)
  • Payday Lottery, win up to £2k extra on our global payday link-ups
  • Team of The Quarter/Year to celebrate or ‘win together’ philosophy
  • We enjoy giving back, charity work and CSR is always high on our agenda
  • Relocation opportunities to our global offices, as well as travel opportunities in both the UK and abroad for client meetings and conferences
  • Earn up to 50 days paid holiday including duvet days and Christmas off

Role responsibilities:

  • Drive team sales activity and oversee KPIs
  • Mentor and develop a team of consultants who’ve passed through the BJ Academy
  • Maintain relationships with key clients, and develop new business opportunities
  • Devise energetic and desirable incentives and team building strategies
  • Represent Barrington James at global conferences
  • Maintain team performance and track team statistics


  • On-target-earning of £100,000+ with a highly competitive basic salary

What we need from you:

  • Ideal profile: 3-5 years’ agency Recruitment experience (with min. 6 months experience managing a team or at least 1 supporting staff member like a Resourcer or Delivery Consultant).

However we have the best Sales Manager support programmes in the industry, so we still want you to hit the apply button if you think you have what it takes to make the step up!


About Your Consultant

As the Lead Talent Acquisition Consultant for Barrington James, Lauren supports our Board of Directors to grow our team at all levels. This includes Managerial and Leadership appointments, Executive Search positions, experienced recruiter vacancies, as well as entry-level and graduate opportunities. Lauren is, by far, the shortest person in our LGW office (potentially the entire company) is the ‘horse crazy’ one and is fondly known as Shetty (Shetland pony).

Email: Telephone: +441293 776644

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