Project Manager within Executive Search

Gordon Yates
London (Greater)
16 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager within Executive Search

Have you worked previously within a Client facing role overseeing projects and providing senior support from beginning to end?

This really could be the perfect opportunity for you – this role will see you building a career within executive search working within close teams; finding exceptional leaders across the Education and non-profit sectors.

If you have an interest in education or non-profit sectors, have the natural ability to build relationships and have worked within a Client facing projects orientated position previously we encourage you to apply to find out more.  

Who will you be working for?

Our client is an established global leader within executive search.  They pride themselves on connecting with and finding the most exceptional, influential market leaders within sectors that have a transformable impact on society.  They genuinely care about what they do.

What will you be doing?

The Project Manager positions will involve working within supportive teams; the Project Management teams are responsible for Client and Candidate communication and are often the first point of contact.  Their role is to ensure that the appointment process runs as smoothly as possible from start to finish.

You will also oversee: 

  • Business Development – supporting and devising business development strategy and pro-active business support.
  • Diary Management, this will involve organising meetings and events as required by the team/Consultants.
  • Numerous projects with some being more challenging than others and potentially across more than one business area.
  • Being the primary contact for incoming communications from Clients, Candidates and new business queries.
  • Being a supporting member of the team; training new and junior staff members, working collaboratively on special project’s and on occasion stepping up to support the Consultant by attending pitches, meeting brief, administration of documents required for Client meetings and general account management.

What do you need?

  • A 2:1 degree or equivalent is highly desired (with A’s and B’s at A-level also desirable).
  • Pro-active and professional approach.
  • A high level of efficiency and attention to detail.
  • Strong aptitude towards IT.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Confident ability to multi-task holding good organisation skills.
  • An adaptable approach to an ever-changing workload and deadlines.
  • You will need to have a personable approach to your work; the expectation is that you will be consultative and never be transactional.
  • You will ideally have an interest in either education or non-profit sectors and have worked within similar role or in a client facing project orientated position previously.
  • Comfortability in building relationships – this position will involve making warm or cold consultative calls for business development purposes.
  • Willingness to complete any necessary administration.
  • A good team spirit and positive approach to your work.

What’s in it for you?

The Project Manager is a permanent position paying a salary of between £27,000-£32,000pa (dependent on experience).  This is a truly unique opportunity to work within a lovely company; they offer outstanding employee benefits with plenty of long-term opportunity for growth and development.

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