Consultant / Financial Services at Oakleaf Partnership

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£25,000 - £35,000

Annual Basic Salary
London, UK
Agency Recruitment

What Hunted Says

How often do you come across fast growth, high achieving agencies that have managed to keep their friendly team culture? Take it from us. Not very often. Oakleaf have been recognised by The Sunday Times and London Stock Exchange Group for their employee care and career trajectory. Benefit from the exciting development in HR while working with a team filled with integrity and passion.

Desk Focus

Permanent Roles


HR & Recruitment

Commission 💰

Paid monthly - 25% of billings over threshold Top up to 30% @ 6 months if over threshold Annual top based on % below if threshold achieved: • Billings up to £139,999 - 30% of total billings less your base salary • Billings between £140,000 and £179,999 - 33% of total billings less your base salary • Billings over £180,000 – 35% of total billings less your base salary 10% over annual target – Incentive prizes (E.g. weekends away / gift packages) 20% over annual target – Incentive prizes (Week long holiday / trips / experiences)

Types of roles

Global Talent Planning Manager £60k - £70k HR Business Partner £55k - £60k Talent and Learning Manager £50k - £70k HR Assistant £25k - £28k HR Advisor £35k - £40k

What you'll be doing!

There’s an opportunity to join our market leading Financial Services team to manage Junior Permanent hiring from entry level up to £50,000 (Senior Adviser / Junior Manager equivalent). Our team cover roles including; HR Generalist, Learning & Talent, Graduate & Experienced Hire Recruitment, Employee Relations, HR Projects, Employee Relations & Policy, HR Operations & Diversity & Inclusion.

The Team 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Our Financial Services team consists of 10 strong performing Consultants each of which have balanced portfolios across; Investment Banking, Asset Management, Insurance, Private Equity, Trading etc. Clients include; HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Morgan Stanley, UBS, Blackrock, RSA, QBE, Chubb Insurance etc. We partner with 500+ FS clients as a team and work collaboratively from a candidate sourcing & client management perspective to support each other with day-to-day hiring (we have a no candidate ownership policy). We have 5 Consultants on the permanent side & 5 Consultants on the interim side. The Junior perm FS team consists of this role + one other strong Consultant and you would pair up daily from a candidate generation and management perspective.

Warm desk for everyone!

You will typically be managing 8 -12 jobs at a time, making circa 25 – 30 placements per year with an average fee of circa £8k per placement (desk value circa 180 – 250k on average). This is deemed to be one of the warmest desks in the business, however it is a fast paced market at this level so you will need to work hard to source and manage candidates and clients. Your roles will primarily all contingent with circa 20 - 30% exclusive hires (most of which will be with FS boutiques). You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of circa 150 – 200 existing clients & also spend circa 25% of your week building new business (BD) pairing up with the rest of the FS team & business. You will also over time / level dependent become an Account Manager for a number of Oakelaf Accounts.

Realistic goals

Reporting Lines: You would report directly in to Alan Hewett (Manager of our Junior Perm FS Business). Guidelines of weekly activity: You would typically meet with 5 – 7 candidates, 2 – 4 clients, drive internal Oakleaf and / or FS events (to support ongoing BD activity), advertise all jobs & review all job applications, likely be spending 1-2 hours a day speaking on the phone with your clients and candidates, sourcing candidates via Linkedin & job boards.