Recruitment Branch Manager - Logistics

Salary:  £24000 - £30000 per annum

Location:  Swindon

Job Type:  Full Time



For this role YOU will ideally be within travelling distance of Swindon


SALARY AND BENEFITS: £24,000 - £30,000 negotiable per annum dependant on experience plus company car, lucrative bonus, contributory pension scheme


Rapier Employment, part of the Pertemps Network Group, are currently offering an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing specialist Logistics and Warehousing recruitment agencies based in Swindon. The Swindon branch enjoys a large catchment area, covering the whole of the South West of England and South Wales, and we are particularly interested in candidates who can recognise the opportunity and the chance to benefit from this with an outstanding commission structure.

Whilst the list of requirements and attributes is listed below, we are looking for an experienced recruiter, ideally from a transport and logistics background. We are seeking someone equally adept at managing existing business while developing a pipeline of future business. This will include both temporary and contract as well as permanent placements.

This is a varied role, with plenty of autonomy, a chance to join one of our company and shape the future of our brand.


  • Working for an established company
  • Genuine Career prospects
  • An annual salary of £24,000 to £30,000 negotiable per annum depending on experience
  • Outstanding commission structure
  • Company car
  • Contributory pension scheme


  • Efficiently carry out the day-to-day worker assignment controls
  • Actively attain new business opportunities
  • Complete recruitment; payroll, and HR administrative functions
  • Receive bookings from clients, allocate appropriate candidates to bookings, complete the booking sheets and notify clients and candidates
  • Interview candidates ensuring all relevant documents are copied and logged. Ensure candidates are eligible to work in the UK, take up and record references before allocation of work
  • Meet, greet and deal with ad-hoc employment enquiries efficiently and professionally
  • Develop client KPI packages demonstrating Rapier performance against service level agreement targets and objectives
  • Create and maintain a business development monitor or "Pipeline" model detailing new client contact details, results and progress of potential new clients
  • Be able to work proactively on own initiative
  • Fully understand and correctly log WTD hours, holidays, tacho infringements, tacho returns
  • Ability to think on your feet
  • Excellent Organisational skills
  • A positive 'can do' attitude
  • Driven and 'self-starting'
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent Computer Skills (Microsoft Windows/Office)
  • Driving Licence
  • Management experience would be ideal although full training can be given to individuals who can demonstrate the aptitude and drive for the position


Why Rapier? Because We Deliver!



Rapier offers over 28 years of excellence in providing dedicated workers to leading third party clients. We are committed to sourcing, supplying and placing both temporary and permanent workers into a full range of commercial, production and logistics positions.

We are recruiters for many leading logistics firms in the UK. We are constantly on the look-out for drivers, warehouse and office based staff to fill both temporary and permanent positions.

As an equal opportunities employer, we place great importance on treating all employees fairly. As part of a generous employee package we offer many training and development opportunities, excellent rates of pay (including pension and holiday pay) and a benefits package that includes medical plan, life and disability cover.

This vacancy is advertised on behalf of Rapier Employment, who are a recruitment business.



  • Why Rapier?

    Choosing Rapier you can be assured that you are working with an industry leader who genuinely cares for the success and well-being of their employees.

    We strongly believe in the fair and ethical treatment of all our staff and promise:

    • Respect, openness and understanding
    • Continuous training and development
    • Flexible work patterns to suit your lifestyle
    • Excellent rates of pay
    • An approachable and supportive company culture
    • A subsidised benefits package that looks after you and your family
    • Financial rewards for your loyalty and hard work


    We offer regular work

    Many of the UK's largest logistics suppliers trust us to satisfy their staffing needs. This means we're constantly on the look out for new drivers and warehouse staff. As part of the Rapier team you can be sure of regular work with excellent rates of pay.

    We develop you

    We know our reputation is based on the strength of our workforce, which is why we make sure each and every employee is trained and skilled for their role. From apprenticeships to NVQs and a management development programme, we provide training opportunities to ensure you are up to date, certified and ready for work.

    We reward you

    Employee loyalty is something we take seriously and seek to reward. Throughout your time as a Rapier employee we offer financial rewards and incentives as a thank you for your hard work and continued commitment.

    We believe in equality

    As an equal opportunities employer, we place great importance on treating all employees fairly. We are signatories of both the United Nations Compact Agreement and the Stronger Together Agreement, to show our commitment to ending work force exploitation.

    Take a look at the many reasons why you should choose Rapier Employment



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