Team Leader – Telecommunications

Posted on :

16 Jun, 2016

Category :

Telecom Jobs in South Africa

As a group Networkers have over 25 years of experience in supplying Contract, Permanent (including Executive Search) and Managed Service recruitment solutions to the Telecommunications, IT, ERP, Energy & Engineering, and Financial Markets industries.

By focusing on the aforementioned sectors we have evolved into a specialist recruitment company and as such are able to avoid the pitfalls of a generalist approach. We have become market leaders within the sectors in which we operate providing our clients with a service that fits their unique requirements and is supported by our accumulated market knowledge.

Today we have 16 offices spanning 5 continents, employ over 330 staff worldwide and in 2012 reported a turnover of £170m. We have experience of providing recruitment solutions across the world, providing our clients with tailored solutions which often span continents. We are a global recruitment company with a local attitude.

Your role will be to manage a team of successful, results oriented sales consultants (currently a team of 10). Train, develop and nurture new employees within the business, and work with them in developing a career with Networkers International plc. Helping to develop our market awareness and specialisation within the specific recruitment market, whilst identifying new leading edge technologies associated with this sector to enhance growth and delivery. Be accountable to the sales director for team goals and targets, and work closely with team members to achieve these goals.

Key responsibilities

• Develop new business prospects via marketing calls, client visits, company presentations and networking at client events
• Be able to identify potential candidates to fulfil clients requirements within the market sector utilising effective candidate attraction strategies
• Responsible for negotiating terms and conditions of business in connection with both contingency recruitment and retained business
• Continually identify new markets to research, develop and specialise in
• Work closely with sales director, division manager and bid manager in ensuring that tenders are delivered in light of company expectations
• Accountable for the growth and development of sales consultants
• Responsible for the recruitment of new employees
• Promote team spirit and cohesiveness and encourage a professional behaviour at all times
• Demonstrate capabilities of being a specialist within your division, encouraging team members to refer to you
• Responsible for developing team capabilities by ongoing training strategies
• Work cohesively with team to ensure targets are being met and individuals requiring further assistance are being provided necessary support
• Liaise with other Networkers International divisions to ensure all synergies are being fully exploited
• Work with sales director to achieve team and personal objectives


• Must have demonstrable success in recruitment in relevant industries
• Must be sales oriented and target driven
• Comprehensive knowledge of the specific industry
• Commercial awareness
• Superior communication and interpersonal skills
• Commitment to the success of Networkers International PLC

Personal Qualities

• Demonstrate excellent leadership qualities
• Strong team player and results oriented
• Be results oriented and strong problem solving skills
• Self starter, pro-active and driven
• Highly motivated individual who displays initiative
• Conscientious and able to perform under pressure
• Strong rapport and relationship building skills
• Demonstrate ability to multi task, and be creative


Please apply if you are keen to discuss this position in more detail, or email [email protected]

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