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Business Development Manager – Sales Recruitment

  • Reference: IPcertBDMts
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable Package + Excellent Benefits
  • Job type: All

Technology Sales Recruitment is one of the fastest growing sectors within the Certus Recruitment Group, providing bespoke sales recruitment solutions to clients ranging from innovative start-ups through to multi-national corporations.

Having recently been named in the ‘Recruitment Top 50’, the Certus Recruitment Group is currently experiencing considerable growth both in the UK and internationally. Our Australian office is expanding rapidly and we have plans to expand into North America in 2020.

As a result of this growth, we are now looking to appoint a Business Development Manager within our technology sales team. The BDM will be responsible for the development of the business through the acquisition of new clients, selling our full range of retained and contingency solutions to clients across the UK.

This is a strategic position within the business, with the Business Development Manager having considerable scope to shape the business as it evolves. This is purely a business development role with no responsibility for delivery with accounts being passed to Client Managers and Delivery Consultant, upon instruction.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Sale of bespoke retained and contingent recruitment services
  • Responding to incoming enquiries and ‘hot’ leads generated through marketing activities
  • Arranging and attending meetings with target accounts on a regular basis
  • Networking and building relationships across all Technology sectors
  • Attending exhibitions and events within target sectors
  • Account development and managing key stakeholders in high volume accounts
  • Identification of new opportunities within existing clients from our other divisions
  • Analysis and reporting as required


  • Proven sales experience within a professional services or similar role (HCM, Recruitment Tech etc.)
  • Confident in leading meetings and giving presentations
  • Dynamic and personable with a professional approach
  • Entrepreneurial and urgent by nature
  • Confident in creation and writing of proposals
  • Loves face to face interaction
  • Degree level education with strong business acumen
  • Credible and dedicated to the achievement of personal goals
  • Drive, maturity and commercial awareness


  • Competitive Salary
  • Uncapped commission
  • Extensive benefits (life insurance, phone, perkbox etc.)
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual incentives including trips away, lunches and other rewards

This role would also be available on a part-time basis or potentially suit an experienced professional returning to the workplace.

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