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Branch Manager (Recruitment)


Newton Abbot, Devon

Pay rate, Salary

£30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package

Contract Type



Are you an experienced Senior Consultant or Team Leader looking for your next step up?

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Job description

Are you an experienced Senior Consultant or Team Leader looking for your next step up?

Or maybe you are already a Branch Manager looking for your next challenge?

Read on!

Acorn by Synergie is one of the leading recruitment specialists in the UK, we are looking for a Branch Manager to lead our successful Newton Abbot branch in sunny Devon.


We offer a great benefits package and working environment -

* A minimum of 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) from day one, increasing with length of service. Plus, birthday off and You (Wellbeing) Day!

* Competitive bonus scheme

* Working Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm

* Company car/allowance options

* Generous company sick pay scheme.

* Employee Assistance Scheme (EAP)

* Pension with Scottish Widows - 5% employee and 3% employer contribution

* Life assurance from day 1

* Private healthcare scheme available after 2 years' service

* Training & development opportunities

* Clear career pathways and regular reviews via the Open Blend platform

* Hybrid Working Policy (a healthy mix of remote and office-based working)

* Friendly and rewarding working environment

* Discount shopping portal, Directors lunches and long service awards

* Competitions, incentives and staff parties


At Acorn by Synergie, we believe that there is more to recruitment than just filling vacancies - it's all about the people. We're looking for a talented and motivated person to help us deliver an exceptional service to our candidates and clients.


Purpose of the Role:

* To maximise gross and net profit targets in the branch through the successful servicing of existing clients and acquiring new business. Managing and overseeing the branch to ensure efficient operation of the branch day to day to maximise results and achieve peak performance.


Qualifications & Experience required

* Good standard of education; ideally holding relevant business management qualification(s)

* Demonstrable successful experience in a sales or business development role is essential.

* Previous experience and proven success within the recruitment industry is essential.

* A strong commercial awareness and high level of business acumen is essential.

* Strong people management skills and proven ability of managing a successful team.

* Current, valid driving licence.


As a Branch Manager, you will be responsible for:

* Managing and developing core branch business to meet predefined targets and business objectives.

* Accountable for achieving all set financial budgets, in line with branch P&L.

* Driving business development opportunities by identifying new business opportunities with prospective and existing clients.

* Evaluating employee performance and providing feedback, support and coaching as required.

* Monitoring branch sales activity and assessing performance, ensuring action plans are in place to meet targets/expectations.

* Interacting with customers on a regular basis to ensure satisfaction and to build a strong relationship.

* Leading regular team meetings to discuss team performance and provide wider business updates.

* Guiding the team through the day-to-day workload, ensuring you develop and mentor each individual and conduct regular performance conversations.

* Managing and monitoring recruitment activity; distributing roles, managing SLA's, and ensuring tasks are picked up in a timely manner.

* Ensuring the experience delivered to candidates and clients is underpinned by excellent customer service.

* Attending regular client review meetings and suggesting areas of continuous improvement to enhance service delivery


Apply Today!

Acorn by Synergie employees describe the company's culture as 'inclusive'. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic, and promise to respect and embrace your individuality throughout the recruitment process and if you are successful in working for us.

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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