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Swindon / Remote
Advertising Salary
£82,153 - £123,229

The opportunity

The Head of Adviser Recruitment will take responsibility for the delivery of the corporate objective of the annual target of new MCOB and COB advisers, bringing together the recruitment functions throughout the partnership.
Delivering profitable growth in group production, from effective recruitment activity, sales management, marketing, activity management and driving individual and team accountability performance. The figure head of the field recruitment team, you will manage and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders across the partnership.

Key Accountabilities 

Manage a team of Regional Recruitment Managers, Induction Managers and Business Managers
Drive and manage activity and results leading from the front
Maintain recruit teams benchmark quality
Manage team activities within expense parameters.
Manage and control the recruitment function’s budget
Develop contact strategies and lead generation providing prospect opportunities.
Drive marketing - both internal and external using external companies
Provide issue resolution for Regional Recruitment Managers with potential joiners and with Enterprises that have joined where issues arise.
Provide issue resolution with existing Enterprises and agencies as necessary
Maintain effective communications with colleagues within The Openwork Partnership

What will you need to succeed?

Professional Qualifications and Experience

Holds Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning (or equivalent).
Have experience/understanding of wealth, mortgage & protection propositions. 
Established experience of successful (volume) recruitment of Financial Advisers within selected markets 
Demonstrable experience of successful (volume) team/corporate recruitment of financial services businesses and advisers

Skills and Competencies

Outstanding interpersonal skills
Strong team building ability
Strong team manager, leader, motivator of a team
Good communication skills – verbal & written
Ability to drive delivery, create a culture of individual and team responsibility and deliver outstanding results


Strong financial awareness of the Openwork group business model and our proposition
Clear understanding of the wider UK FS distribution landscape. (IFA, Multi tied, Directly Authorised) & competitors
Understands and can demonstrate how the OW group fits and its strategic positioning in the wider Market.
Expert knowledge of industry recruitment processes
Maintains knowledge of competitor propositions and is able to represent the Company as a market leading alternative.
Expert knowledge of the product proposition and is able to express the advantages for The Openwork Partnership.

Why The Openwork Partnership?

We're a dynamic, fast paced, and growing business with huge ambition. This is all made possible by the brilliant people who are part of The Openwork Partnership family. We're investing heavily in our colleagues, continuously striving to give them the platform to develop personally and professionally and reach their full potential.

We’re also very proud of our culture, as one of the Best 100 Large Companies to work for in 2021. The Openwork Partnership values, and respects individuality and we are committed to building an inclusive culture and environment where you can balance a successful career with your commitments and interests outside of work. We believe that you will bring your best self to work if you are trusted to choose when, where and how you do it.

On top of offering a modern workplace with bags of development opportunities, we also offer a highly attractive benefits package to reward you for your hard work. This includes a competitive base salary, an industry-leading annual bonus, enhanced pension, critical illness cover, income protection and a range of other flexible benefits.

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