Business Development Manager

Location Scotland
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Gareth Allen

Contact email:
Published: about 2 months ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are currently looking for a Business Development Manager to sell recruitment services to prospecting clients in Scotland.

If you are from the recruitment sector that would be hugely advantageous, but not a pre-requisite.

What is critical is your previous record in successful sales, outbound sales, turning strangers into invoices. You will be approaching various levels of stakeholders in businesses across a number of sectors, ranging from recruitment specific teams, HR, hiring managers, directors and business owners,

Salary is £30,000 plus a fantastic commission scheme on top.

This role will be working from home, but initially you will be expected to come to our head office in Sunderland for training, all costs covered by the company.

Travelling out to see potential and existing clients is also critical so a driving licence and car required (mileage and expenses fully provided by Superior Recruitment Group).

It would be a hugely advantageous to have sold recruitment services and solutions prior but not a pre-requisite, full training on recruitment solutions and products we provide to our current client base will be provided.

What is critical is for you to have a solid track record and proven successes in business developing clients in your career, in whatever vertical you have been selling prior. The recruitment agency world is very competitive and there are some wonderful businesses out there that we compete against. The UK has circa 35000 agencies and we have a huge challenge to stand out in this market, the only way we can do so is by being “Superior.”

When we win client’s we rarely lose them, despite Covid Superior had a record-breaking year but with a very small team but we need to be working with more businesses.

We are now committed to a growth plan and this hire is critical to our success. Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 9-3pm.

Our clients, both current and in our target audience work within:

Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Engineering and Manufacturing, HR, Finance and office support functions, Corporate and boardroom, Chemicals

You will be involved with cold calling, reaching out to dormant clients, supporting growth and penetration with existing clients, attending networking events, devising a sales strategy and involved in, and leading sales meetings internally.

Training will be given on how recruitment agencies operate in terms of making money, processes, payroll, compliance, headhunting, candidate management, payroll and all supporting administration involved.

Company laptop and mobile phone all provided and subject to a commission scheme from day one. free drinks and snacks from our onsite canteen, sensible approach to flexible working where needed.

This is not a job, this is a career! Superior, despite Covid have doubled turnover and grown our team internally by 400% in the last 6 months to a team of 19, we are now looking for the next superstars to join our business, enjoy Fastrack career progression, a crazy commission scheme (our top biller last year earned an extra £27000 on top of their salary for performing well, this was in a year of Covid restrictions!)

Full details of commission scheme available on application, but keeping it simple for every role you bring into the business and is successfully filled, you get paid, the more you bring in and the higher the value, the more you get!

These jobs do not come around often and we are hugely excited about this period of growth.


  • Casual dress

  • Company events

  • Company pension

  • Discounted or free food

  • Employee discount

  • On-site parking

  • Private dental insurance

  • Private medical insurance

  • Sick pay

  • Store discount


  • 8 hour shift

  • Holidays

  • Monday to Friday

  • No weekends

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

  • Commission pay

  • Performance bonus


  • Business sales: 2 years (required)

  • Outbound lead generation: 2 years (required)

  • Customer relationship management: 2 years (required)

  • Generating client visits/meetings: 2 years (required)