Are you the cream of the crop??? at SPS International

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£24,000 - £40,000

Annual Basic Salary
Southampton, UK
Retained Search

What Hunted Says

Work international, retained mandates in some of recruitments most niche sectors. Think Animal Nutrition and Health, 3D Printing and Chemicals. At SPS your career is tailored to your strengths, whether that’s delivery, sales or 360. With a unique blend of hustle and a relaxed environment, SPS are one of the few recruitment businesses that can boast a 95% retention rate!

Desk Focus

Permanent Roles


AgricultureBeauty & FashionEngineering & Manufacturing

The Opportunity

As a result of growth plans for the business we have an exciting opportunity developing a niche sector within an established SPS desk – Agribusiness. This includes Agrochemicals, Animal Nutrition & Health, and Food Ingredients. We partner with some of the worlds leading companies within the sector to identify top talent from mid-management up to board level positions. The position on offer has two main parts: - Recruiting for retained roles within established SPS desks. This enables you to hit the ground running and to get an intimate understanding of the SPS Forensic Search Methodology. - Business Development around creating your own niche. Full support and strategic guidance is provided by the senior management team to ensure you are successful. The majority of the retained projects that we work are international positions with 90%+ of placements made outside of the UK. International is in our company name for a reason!

The Team

You’ll be joining a small, close-knit team here at SPS International, with an established Team Leader to provide you with readily accessible support. Unlike most of our competitors, the company culture is not corporate and stuffy. We pride ourselves on having a professional environment but with the freedom for your own personality to come through. We don’t want SPS clones!

Who Are You?

Primarily you will need to be high achiever who is willing to put in the work rate required to be successful in this job. As with most recruitment roles the position is heavily phone based, however we cannot have phone robots. The difficulty and level of detail that our searches require means that we need a critical thinker with the determination and pride to complete assignments within the stipulated timeframe. Entrepreneurial flare is also beneficial in building your own niche sector in as quicker time as possible!

A Career With Us

We will provide you with all the necessary training and tools to build a successful career within higher end of the recruitment sector. Every individual has different strengths and we really try to identify early on what they are and how to best utilise them. Identifying areas of improvements is also key and throughout your career at SPS training never stops, with regular training workshops throughout the year. We must be doing something right……. we have a staff retention rate of 95%!

What Now?

Press the I’m interested button and come and meet us! We are looking at getting someone on board with minimal delay and we will move quick from our side. If we like the look of your application, you will be invited to a face-to-face interview at our offices in London with members of the senior management team. For the second stage interview we invite candidates to sit in our main office and get a feel for the atmosphere and listen into some of the various phone calls taking place. We actively encourage candidates to speak with the existing employees to really get a feel for what we are about! if after these stages both parties think it is a match then an offer will be made ASAP!

Monthly Commision Structure

£0 - £10,000 = 10% £10,001 - £20,000 = 20% £20,001+ = 25% No Threshold! Example - £20,000 billing = £3,000 commission Additional % for individual over achievement. Additional % for industry targets. Additional % for Team Leader targets. Our top biller earned £65,000 in commission in 2018

Benefits and Incentives

Private Healthcare Pension Travel card Cover Cycle to Work Gym Membership Early finish Friday = Pub Quarterly Dinners for target hitters 6 month club = weekend away Many small performance related awards Regular team outings International Travel

Decide Your Own Career Path

We offer everyone the opportunity and training to become a 360 consultant, but we know this is not everyone's skill set. So if you prefer delivery & account management OR see yourself as a business developer, we have a space for you. Our Agribusiness is the fastest growing at SPS, and we need all shapes and sizes to support this growth.