JW Recruitment

Practice Lead

About the job

Company: Leading consulting, transformation and digital services business

Job: IT Recruitment Practice Lead 

Start date : 09/11/2021

Basic Salary: £50k 

Excellent Package OTE £150K

About the job

We are looking for three new Practice leads who will be aligned to either Cyber, Data & Cloud or Network & Infrastructure.

The Practice Lead will be continuously identifying candidate and candidate leads for their own specialism and converting those leads into business opportunities; signing new clients and placing candidates.

They will be responsible for the growth and development of their specialist skill discipline and practice across a wide range of customers. Working in collaboration with internal SME’s and Client Account teams to deliver their specialism through their talent pool of candidates.

Job Title: IT Recruitment Practice Lead

What you’ll be doing:

  • Proactively seeking out qualified professionals within the allocated vertical skill discipline
  • Development of candidate sourcing strategies; including headhunting, social networking and data mining.
  • Directing the Specialist Recruiters to ensure that the screening, qualification and assessment of candidates is high quality and follow through for further technical analysis and interview to maintain high standards
  • Business development, continually approaching and engaging new businesses to partner with using a variety of our own processes, technologies and your own sales style. You’ll also identify cross-selling leads within your own client base that could be used by other areas of the business.
  • Market mapping with latest news in your vertical; you’ll be responsible for a particular specialism and you’ll identify any new developments in this area

What We’re Looking For:

  • Highly organised, self-motivated individual that is driven by results.
  • Experience of working with technology manufacturers, IT consultancies and technology solutions organisations
  • Understanding of IT Infrastructure and Software Development terminology and languages
  • Track record and evidence of successful individual achievement within contingent and permanent recruitment sales 
  • A natural communicator, comfortable in a client-facing and candidate-facing capacity, but also confident when it comes to expressing your ideas, challenging processes or questioning decisions. You’ll work closely with internal stakeholders and senior management teams and be involved in key decisions regarding your sector and the business as a whole

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27 ) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform


UK Wide with hubs in London, Reading & Manchester

Time Type

Full time

Contract Type


Contact the job poster

James Walker

Director Of Operations at JW Recruitment Group 

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