Senior Recruitment Consultant - Scotland & Ireland legal market

BCL Legal
Manchester, UK
29 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Here at BCL Legal we like to do things differently, and our people and values are at the heart of our culture.

Established in 2003 we're a specialist legal recruitment consultancy working with private practice law firms and in-house legal teams throughout the UK.

We have offices in Manchester, Birmingham and London. Our current head count is 70 and steadily growing!


Due to expansion we're looking for an experienced consultant to join us in Manchester. This individual would be starting a new sub-division of our North West Private Practice team, focusing on recruiting lawyers at all levels in to firms across Scotland and Ireland.

You would be joining an 11 strong division of consultants in Manchester with a wealth of experience.

Whilst we do have existing relationships with our PSL clients operating in the Scotland and Ireland market, this is an exciting new venture for us!

This opportunity offers fantastic short and longer term progression prospects, with the chance to build and manage your own sub team as the desk grows.


- We offer market leading basic salaries at Associate level (£23,000-£28,000) and up to £35,000 for Senior Consultants. For highly experienced recruitment consultants operating at Managing Consultant level and above, we are open to further discussion in relation to salary.

- As this is a new desk for us, there will be a highly realistic ramp up target in place, with the ability to earn substantial commission in year one.

- We offer an uncapped bonus scheme and a 'Super Bonus' scheme based on annual billings.

- Last year the whole team took off for a long weekend at a 5 star resort in Palma. This year we're booked in for a luxury weekend in Barcelona!

- Career progression at BCL is completely transparent and based on personal billings targets.


- This is not a cold calling environment. Whilst an element of business development is part of any recruitment role, we're a market leader with a delivery focused approach.

- We work in lateral markets - you would focus on a specific geographical locations allowing you to become a specialist.

- We heavily invest in technology and provide you with cutting edge training and development.


- BCL's team has an incredibly strong sense of unity and camaraderie. When you join us, you join a supportive and collaborative family who work as one to achieve results.

- There's a great social scene at BCL - check out our Instagram (@bcllegallife) to see what we get up to as a team! Every Friday is dress down and 'Fizz Friday'.

- We encourage a good work life balance. Our standard working hours are: Mon-Thurs 9.00am-6.00pm and Fri 9.00am-5.30pm. Once you are on-board and bedded in, we are open to the idea of flexible working. In addition, we are happy to offer additional flexibility/the opportunity for home working from the outset to experienced recruitment consultants with a strong track record.


- You will be an experienced 360 recruitment consultant focusing on recruiting within the legal or the white collar sectors.

- You will have the confidence and ability to build relationships with lawyers as both candidates and clients, alongside an appetite for business development.

- You will possess an outgoing personality, be team oriented and have a strong work ethic.

WHAT TO DO NEXT - If your experience matches the stated criteria for this role (as above), please apply now.

BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.

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