Permanent Recruitment Manager (UK)

United Kingdom ● Virtual Req #663
Friday, August 26, 2022

Aquent in the UK has been established since January 1992. We are a branch of the world's largest marketing and creative staffing and recruiting firm, providing total workforce solutions that range from temporary and permanent staffing to freelancer management and the outsourcing of entire teams and we are looking for an amazing Perm Division Leader to join our team.

The Perm Division Leader partners with the Managing Director to drive the growth strategy for our UK permanent recruitment service offering. Highly effective at building, retaining and optimising the performance of our permanent recruiting team. Provides the perm recruiting team the resources needed to be successful in delivering perm placements, exceeding customer expectations, and achieving individual and regional revenue targets. Sources, trains and coaches best practices in order qualification, recruitment strategies, and order control to successfully deliver permanent recruitment services to clients and talent and drive strong financial results.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Perm revenue growth
  • Perm Recruiter hiring, ramp & retention
  • Perm recruiter productivity & utilisation
  • Growth & improvement in fill rates, average placement value
  • 360 Degree Feedback

Industry Knowledge, Networking and Subject Matter Expertise:

  • Strong and proven perm recruiting experience
  • Experience in people management/leadership experience
  • Success in leading high performing, remote teams.
  • Success in managing performance and developing others.
  • Data driven leadership experience.
  • Staffing/Recruiting Agency experience.
  • Experience in recruiting marketing, digital, creative, tech - preferrable, but not essential.

Duties/Responsibilities/Primary Function:

  • Makes effective and timely hiring decisions.
  • Source, train, coach & develop talent, skills and capability across the team.
  • Drive performance and productivity that continually elevates the team.
  • Implements succession planning and career development programs that drive team growth, retention and career expansion.
  • Fosters leadership team collaboration and support.
  • Partner with the local leadership team to determine a sales strategy that supports high quality, qualified order flow.
  • Works closely with local leadership to educate sales teams on how to position our perm recruitment service offering, qualify orders, and reach their individual perm revenue goals.
  • Implement (and coach) a strategy sourcing and recruiting strategy that results in the building of talent pipelines and communities aligned with core laneways of focus.
  • Leverage marketing initiatives to help drive revenue growth.
  • Utilise data to help inform performance of our perm recruiting business.

Preferred Skills/Abilities/Profile:

  • Ability to Influence & Coach
  • Strong communication skills
  • Capable of being adaptable and flexible
  • Open to new ideas
  • Collaborative
  • Organized and proactive
  • Promotes continuous learning


  • Becoming part of a well-established global recruitment brand
  • Access to an extensive database of diverse talent
  • All the bits to get you going including a Mac laptop
  • 23 days holiday + Birthday + Bank Holidays. Get up to 30 days by adding a year for every year you’re with us!
  • Generous training budget (£5,000 per year)
  • Competitive bonus schemes and incentives
  • Company pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Twice salary critical illness benefit
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Brand new London office with refreshing balcony spaces, minutes from Piccadilly Circus
  • Access to our company beach houses (Florida & Hawaii)
  • Company socials

The role is considered remote and can be supported from a number of locations that cover standard UK working time zones.

Aquent LLC is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all work seekers and always adheres to this policy. We treat everyone equally irrespective of age, disability, race, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation, and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy

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  • United Kingdom
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