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Consultants (UK Software Engineering Team)

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Chris Batters
Senior Director of UK Technology and Product

Zeren are looking for an experienced hire to join our Technology offering in London focused within our software engineering search function. We are looking for either consultants or Senior consultants who have knowledge within the software engineering space, who are comfortable taking ownership of a vertical market with our clients and candidates. This is a great opportunity for you to join an ambitious team and help scale up our Technology operations in the UK, specifically within the software engineering market.

About the role
You’ll be joining our growing technology team where you’ll act as a trusted partner, not just a recruiter, and build long-term relationships with clients and candidates, many of which will be on a retained basis. You’ll be responsible for:

  • Managing your own desk within software engineering
  • Winning new clients and developing existing clients; we firmly believe in a “land and expand” approach
  • Being a key member of a growing team and helping to support and develop that function from day one.


What will the role entail

  • Building and developing your own software engineering recruitment specialism in either back end (Java, Python, C#) or front end (JavaScript, React, Angular)
  • Placing skilled individuals into some of the world’s fastest growing technology companies
  • Developing amazing candidate networks and engaging with the Data community at events


Experienced needed:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the technology recruitment space
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced scaling recruitment team
  • Experience and desire to generate client pipelines and build out a true specialist recruitment market
  • Ability to create amazing candidate networks and communities within software engineering
  • An open mind to what is possible in recruitment – we’re the opposite of traditional, generic IT recruitment


Who are you?
We’re interested in a strong 360 billing consultants who are looking for a step-up in their career into the world of search. You will also have:

  • Business development experience and a commercial mindset
  • Strong motivation to and experience in winning new clients and developing existing clients
  • A passion and knowledge of the Technology market (specifically software engineering)
  • Positive, proactive, entrepreneurial, independent and results-driven attitude
  • Consultative, business partnering approach
  • Leadership and mentorship capabilities


Zeren is a leading global executive search and recruitment company, with offices across the USA, UK and Europe. We work with clients across the Technology landscape, empowering change makers from Venture Capital backed start-ups, through Private Equity owned businesses and supporting global brands with digital and tech transformations. Our functionally aligned teams partner with these clients to deliver Executive Search mandates, Team Building projects and Interim & Consulting solutions so they can achieve their ambitions and goals. We are part of Renovata & Company, the global Private Equity Advisory and Executive Search platform.

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