Recruitment Team Leader - Sustainability

Location London
Discipline: UK
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive Salary (DOE)
Contact name: Laura Sparrow

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Job ref: lsli-1oct
Published: over 1 year ago


Founded in 2010, The Green Recruitment Company is a global, award-winning specialist provider of recruitment solutions across the renewable energy, clean technology, sustainability, ESG and green finance sectors.

With headquarters in London Waterloo and offices in Beijing, New York, Orlando, Austin, Sydney, Cape Town and Amsterdam, TGRC are undergoing a period of rapid international growth which is expected to accelerate over the next 18 months.

The Company has recently secured investment to expand and as part of our growth strategy, we are hiring a Team Leader to grow our Sustainability division. The purpose of the role is to build and lead a European Sustainability team of dedicated recruitment Associates and Consultants as well as taking a lead in organising and advocating business development across the division.


  • Build the Sustainability recruitment division with budget for headcount growth

  • Responsible for delivering sales figures against quarterly agreed budgets.

  • Work with Talent Acquisition to make appropriate hires

  • Work with Learning & Development to upskill teams

  • Work with the Board to devise ambitious but realistic annual division budgets.

  • Set and agree individual quarterly and annual performance objectives for team

  • Carry out employee performance reviews and appraisals

  • Identify and win new business for the company across Europe, attending client meetings regularly.

  • Market map key clients and prospects seeking staffing solutions in the Renewable Energy industry

  • Develop, implement, and execute sales philosophies and strategies, leading to new client generation

  • Develop and maintain long-term, trust-based, relationships with TGRC partners


  • Market knowledge of Sustainability sectors

  • Proven success of breaking into new accounts

  • Proven success in hiring, managing and developing successful recruitment teams

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal

  • Positive attitude and strong team / cooperation skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise

  • High level of personal motivation and accountability

What we offer you:

  • Opportunity to autonomously run the Sustainability division

  • Support from an experienced business support team covering finance, hiring, on-boarding, learning & development, operations and marketing

  • Competitive salary and bonus

  • Benefits including 25 days annual leave, private healthcare, group life assurance, pension scheme

  • Access to a large client database, various job boards, LinkedIn Recruiter, budget for industry specific conferences.