Associate Director at Pioneer Search

£40,000 - £50,000

Annual Basic Salary
London, UK
Agency Recruitment

What Hunted Says

Pioneer Search is a Technology & Electronics Recruiter who truly practices what they preach as technology recruitment experts operating at the quality end of the market. They conduct morning scrums to create a culture of collaboration, openness and support for all levels of recruiter. In addition, training is provided with a blended method of on the job, online, board room academy and coaching from the owners. Pioneer Search also know how to enjoy their successes: go-karting, royal ascot, themed nights, fine dining and 28 days holiday, to name just a few incentives.

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Pioneer Search are hiring!

We are currently looking for an Associate Director to join us here at Pioneer Search to focus on team management and new client acquisition in EMEA. Pioneers core specialisms cover Technology, Business Change, Data Science, Cyber Security and Electronics Engineering recruitment. We are looking for an experienced recruiter to support the Electronics, Data Science and Change teams. With 30 years leadership in the business Pioneer Search was created 7 years ago to deliver a market leading and truly consultative recruitment experience. Spearheaded from our London HQ in the heart of the City, you will get the opportunity to work in a prestigious office and report directly to the Managing Director.

What is the job?

- You will be managing multiple teams who work across; Electronics Engineering, Data & Analytics and Change - driving sales and managing any team learning and development needs - This role will be split between managing team performance whilst also bringing on your own clients and utilising the different verticals to fill positions - You will report directly into the Managing Director of the business and be expected to report on team performance - Networking at industry events, seminars to build strategic long-term relationships

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What are we looking for in you?

- 5+ years Technology or Change recruitment experience - Experience of both team management and business development - Enterprising approach to networking and client acquisition - Someone that likes to build and work with a team - Leadership potential


Why would you do this for Pioneer Search?

- If you are in a larger business and want to see the impact of yours and your team performance - Gain the experience of working for the Managing Director; Mentoring, coaching, training by the business owners and management

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What do we offer?

- Monthly incentives and dining at London’s top restaurants - A Christmas & Summer party- For Summer 2019 we started off with a private cinema screening followed by a day at the races, and for Christmas we are off to Barcelona! - Team nights out Go-Karting, Pool Nights, Cocktail Making Lessons, In-Door Golf to name but a few - Full benefits including half price cinema tickets, season ticket loan, 12% off Apple Store, Taste Card, free iPhone mobile insurance

Commission Structure

Actual GP pm - Percentage paid at each level £0 - £5,000 - 5% £5,001 - £10,000 - 15% £10,001 - £15,000 - 20% £15,001 - £20,000 - 25% £20,001+ - 30% Split Deals - Split Roles 100% - Account owner + Candidate 80% - Account Delivery + Candidate 60% - Candidate only


Being a small office means culture and fit is imperative for us. We all get on and like banter but we're also well aware we have a job to get done. Joining Pioneer at this key stage in it's growth means you have a massive impact on the future of Pioneer and who we hire next. The candidates and clients we work with are corporate and usually pretty senior which means that we do have to be serious some of the time, but when we're not on the phone to clients and candidates there is usually lot's of jokes and banter whizzing across the office, with discussions of next team nights out top of the chat! We like to do a monthly night out like crazy golf, bowling or go-karting, but we will also do drinks after work as and when people are around.

Electronics Engineering - Sectors & Expertise

Sectors ; - Electronics - Semiconductor - Software Development - Technical Support Areas of technical Expertise; - Software Development - Engineer- C/ C++/ Python, DSP, Firmware, Tester - Electronics - Chip Design, PCB Layout, FPGA, Testers - Semiconductor - Engineer, Analog Layout, IC Design - Technical Support - 1st, 2nd, 3rd Line Support, Applications Support, Commissioning Engineers

Data & Analytics - Sectors and Expertise

Sectors; - Data Science - Insight & Analytics, Marketing & Visualisation - AI & Machine Learning Areas of technical expertise: - Data Science: R, Python, PhD, structured & unstructured data, Predictive modelling, Machine Learning - Insight & Analytics, Marketing & Visualisation: Tableau, Plotly, RAW, Datawrapper, Ad Tech, Econometrics, Statistical Analysts - AI & Machine Learning: Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Computer Vision, Image/signal processing NLP, Supervised, unsupervised, Decision trees, Neural Networks

Change & Transformation - Sectors and Expertise

Sectors; - Change & Transformation - Agile Delivery - Product Ownership & Management Areas of technical expertise; - Change & Transformation; Project/Programme/Portfolio Managers, Business Analysts, Heads of Change/Transformation Director, PMO Analyst/Planner/Manager, Change Manager - Agile Delivery; Agile Delivery Manager, Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Agile Program, Consultant, Agile Practice Lead, Release Train Engineer, Agile Evangelist - Product Ownership & Management ; Chief Product Officer, Head of Product, Product Director, Product Owner, Product Manager, Product Analyst