Business Development Consultant - Recruitment

REF: 904628_1599121606

  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £60000 to £70000
  • Location: Greater Belfast

Business Development Consultant x 2 (US Market)

OTE £50-90k depending on experience and capability

  • Established, award winning firm entering new market
  • Opportunity to fast track your career progression
  • Uncapped, top of market commission structure (based on average fee values 3+ times higher than the NI market)
  • Great training and professional development
  • Best in class technology and all the tools you will ever need to succeed
  • US east coast working hours (Monday - Thursday) 12 -9pm/8.30 -5.00 Fridays


MCS Group, NI's premier technology recruitment specialists, are going global. The company has already gained an established base of US businesses that operate in Northern Ireland and will now utilise those connections by building a team of crack consultants to service the US market.

The plan is to build a significant team of technology recruitment specialists who will make a strong impact in the US market.

The rewards are significant. The US market is worth over 150 Billion Dollars. Competition is strong, but opportunities are plenty in the niches we plan to target.

Additionally, placement fees are circa 3-4 times NI averages, meaning that ambitious consultants can earn more, quickly.

The Roles

We are seeking Business Development Consultants, to sell services covering both contract and permanent recruitment. The team will be split between Business Development and Service Delivery, enabling the required focus on both winning and servicing business to a high level, therefore the successful candidates will work closely with the Service Delivery Consultants.

Business Development (Client Acquisition) specialists will be high energy, driven individuals who are motivated by winning and see 'closed doors' as a personal challenge. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate drive, resilience and tenacity alongside the skills required to develop new business relationships with a wide range of companies and decision makers.

Prior commercial experience in a business development or similar role is required, while previous experience in the recruitment industry is preferred though not essential. Either way, you will be open, honest and trustworthy, someone who is ethical in their approach, yet highly driven and ambitious in character. You are motivated by learning and are constantly seeking new ways to develop and improve your professional self.

The Opportunity

MCS Group is a business that has outperformed the market during the most difficult economic conditions in living memory.

These roles offer a fantastic opportunity to fast track your career as one of the first employees on board a business unit which will grow to become to significant part of the overall group. MCS Group plan to build a significant presence in the US market, creating future senior management and Director career possibilities, which the first tranche of successful hires will be best placed to avail of.

MCS Group is a multi-award-winning business and has built its reputation and success to date by providing a world class service with a professional and highly ethical approach. It is known for being innovative, continually pushing up standards, both in levels of expertise and service, as well as in actual commercial performance.

The company is seeking individuals who share this ethos and can match our drive and ambition. We will invest heavily in your development and challenge you strongly to fulfil your potential.

To Apply

For further information please email your CV and cover letter outlining your career ambitions to, Barry Smyth, Managing Director, MCS Group or call 028 9023 5456 for a confidential discussion.