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Managing Consultant

Managing Consultant

Job title: Managing Consultant
Location: New York
Salary: Negotiable per annum
Reference: NYC Manager _1635844951
Contact name: Naomi McGee
Contact email:
Published: 25 days ago

Job description

Established in 2002, Oliver James is a global specialist recruitment partner to the Financial Services, Professional Services, Commerce & Industry sectors. We have grown organically and consistently over the past 19 years to become a renowned search & selection organisation, with a current headcount of over 500 employees operating out of 12 global offices. 2021 Is set to be an exciting year, with more hires and growth plans, our current turnover globally is $168 Million.

We are currently seeking a Managing Consultant for Finance. As a Managing Consultant on the finance Desk you will be responsible for sourcing Finance professionals within specific sectors whilst developing new business with clients.


  • All Recruiters at Oliver James operate in 360 roles, proactively headhunting candidates and developing and establishing new business relationships
  • The successful applicant will be focused on building a profitable desk within the financial services and commerce and industry markets, working closely with the existing team, sharing information and contacts, and taking advantage of our extensive existing client base.
  • You will be responsible for achieving set targets.
  • Responsible for mentoring consultants within your team whilst holding key relationships across the desk
  • Responsible for developing a desk from scratch, sourcing candidates via headhunting, from junior to board level and matching them to suitable roles
  • Defining clients requirements whilst mapping out the organisational structure, the culture and clients annual growth plans
  • Networking with candidates and clients frequently, organising networking events and client presentations
  • Influencing candidates and clients to gather insightful information and conversing technically about the market
  • Cross selling other disciplines and incorporating other business areas into the relationships cultivated


  • As a Recruiter you must demonstrate that you are a proven business developer and networker, with an appetite for mentoring and developing others
  • We are looking for confident, bright, and resilient individuals who thrive in a competitive environment which is challenging yet rewarding
  • You must thrive under pressure and be goal driven
  • A solid business mind and the gravitas to challenge prospective customers.
  • You will have excellent communication skills, an impressive presence and demonstrate the ability to build long term business relationships.
  • You must display ambition and a track record of high achievement either in or out of work.
  • Career minded individuals who are looking for a role with rapid progression based on merit

What We Offer

At Oliver James, our people are our strength. They provide our competitive edge - and are key to securing and maintaining all our partnerships. We provide an inclusive work environment, where our current leaders and leaders of tomorrow understand that a team is made of individuals with unique strengths, committed to achieving one collective vision. This journey is supported by our investment in a range of innovative tools, and the creation of an agile working environment. Both ensure a fun, forward-thinking space where we can all deliver with excellence.

We ensure our values are demonstrated in all our activities, and we reward our employees with progression where these values are evident and applied. We are also passionate about supporting our clients and candidates, challenging ourselves to continuously improve for the good of every connection we make.

We have an award-winning People & Performance team, enabling us to provide training for all employees across all office locations, to ensure that you are consistently challenged and developed. A role with Oliver James is not just a job, it's a career!