Data and AI Senior Recruitment Lead - Lawrence Harvey

$70,000 - $85,000
New York, NY, USA


LHi Group is an accredited 'Great Places to Work' & a people first company. We consist of four specialist, non-competing recruitment brands spanning the UK, Europe, and North America. Our NYC office is home to 4 brands - Lawrence Harvey, SciPro, Harper Harrison and Piper Maddox.

Lawrence Harvey, LHi Group's backbone brand launched in London 2001 before expanding across the UK and Europe. Lawrence Harvey began it's first USA expansion, finding it's first US presence in NYC 7 years ago. Lawrence Harvey is made up of a diverse array of market specialists, ranging across technical niches such as: Data/AI & Computer Vision, Cybersecurity and Legal / Privacy, Infrastructure and DevOps, Financial Services and Key Accounts. Lawrence Harvey has LHi Group's most experienced, internationally exposed management team, experts in their verticals having grown their businesses from the ground up. Lawrence Harvey is seeking a Data and AI Senior Recruitment Lead to work alongside Luke Rossi in market inheritance and expansion.

LHi Group NYC is home to 70 diversely experienced niche recruitment and sales employees and a multifaceted operations and HR team. The NYC office is overlooking the skyline of Manhattan's business district located in FiDi. The Data and AI Senior Recruitment Lead will play an integral role for the growth of the wider group driving both culture and a high performance mindset.

Some of the key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Job briefing: Oversight of all existing clients needs to understand the client's technical requirements, previous and future projects, and the desired skills and experience of the candidates for project execution and launch.
  • Sourcing candidates: source and train incoming recruiters to find most suitable candidates through job boards, professional networks, referrals and boolean searches.
  • Screening and assessing candidates: Hire, train and support junior recruiters to source, screen and assess candidates by conducting technical interviews, reviewing resumes, and providing reference checks.
  • Guiding the hiring process: Be the point of reference for all hiring processes to lead a positive experience for client and candidates represented.
  • Negotiating offers: conduct independent and support team closing calls through client and candidate favorable negotiations to generate consistent quarterly team revenue and build long-lasting relations across the sector.
  • Business Developing: expert client development practices to maintain a book of business, finding specialized markets and delegating team growth based on hottest sectors and prioritization of deal closure through retained or contingent partnerships.

What are we looking for?

  • Proven track-record of success building a self running recruitment desk ideally in the AI and Machine Learning sector or Tech market
  • Sales, Recruitment experience required
  • A desire for in-office presence
  • A self-motivated, and self-starter attitude with the ability to identify, and create new opportunities alongside our global top billing colleagues
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Uphold the ‘Good Human’ ethos - Supportive team-player mindset in aiding a larger sense of achievement and purpose
  • ‘Future You’ – Striving for self development & seek place and purpose in the build of LHi 2.0 ‘We not me’ culture.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary + commission + lucrative team override for managers; quarterly, half year, and full year bonuses
  • Health care – Medical, Dental, and Vision 21+ PTO, 13 holidays, 5 sick days + 1 volunteer day 4
  • 401k w/ match
  • Equity – EOT (Employee Ownership Trust) starting equity is $200k for all employees post 12 months tenure.
  • Lifeworks program - 24 hour free access to mental health counseling, general well-being tracker and fitness classes
  • Extended and flexible 1.5 hour lunches
  • "Future leader”, “directorship” and "team" trainings
  • Target Incentives: lunch clubs, international and regional top performer trips, Rolex incentives, Millionaire & Centurions Club, promotion breakfast and more!
  • Generous family leave package - Community Outreach & Charity days


All of our people at LHi Group believe that diversity and inclusion is integral to the success of our global business and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from diverse backgrounds, fostering a culture of real inclusion. We believe that embracing diversity; celebrating people's differences and maintaining an equitable workplace enhances the journey for all of our teammates, employees, customers, and suppliers. LHi Group is an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment to all of our employees. This policy applies to every aspect of the business at LHi, including recruitment, hiring, training, career development, and termination. It is the responsibility of all LHi's people to follow this, we agree that we will not discriminate against any race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability or any other factors prohibited by law.


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