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        As a Business Director of Allen Lane, you will be a recognised market leader with an exceptional recruitment and leadership pedigree.

        You will support company growth, drive performance across your teams and the wider business. As Business Director, you will play an active part in the expansion of Allen Lane by improving existing areas and establishing new markets.

        Business Director role purpose

        • To help realise the company’s ambition through active involvement in short to long term strategy
          To increase turnover and profitability whilst working to the highest standards of recruitment practice
          Effectively communicate the vision, strategy and day to day goals of AL down to the team

        Recruitment/ Business Development

        • Managing your own desk and business development within specific sectors / functions
        • Enhance the reputation of AL in the marketplace through professional, committed interaction with clients and candidates
        • Build and maintain a loyal and profitable client and candidate base within respective sectors by educating the market and understanding business needs
        • Work with the team to ensure that the team business plan and objectives are met


        • Motivating and managing the team in order to achieve quarterly and annual objectives
        • Conducting quarterly performance reviews and fortnightly updates
        • Identifying training and development needs of staff and working with colleagues to ensure they are met
        • Ensure all teams work closely together to maximise business opportunities for the benefit of the company
        • Be an active part of the recruitment process for hiring new consultants


        • Hold regular meetings with CEO to discuss matters relating to team performance and development
        • Participate in regular SMT meetings to discuss short, medium and long term strategy of Allen Lane and its delivery


        • Your earnings will be determined by a combination of your own recruitment success, that of your team(s) and that of the wider business. There is no limit here to what you can earn.

        For more information on the role of Business Director, or if you wish to speak to Allen Lane to discuss your suitability, contact Tessa Addison – Operations Director at

        Or to discover more about life at Allen Lane, the benefits and your career progression, visit our Allen Lane life page and build a career you love with a company that values you.

        Recruiting for this role:

        Tessa Addison

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