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Lead Data Recruiter

Job Title: Lead Data Recruiter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Austin
Salary: $60-90K base Commission + Equity ($200k+) + Team override + Healthcare + 401k
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JWATXLHD0527
Contact Name: James Westwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2022 21:14

Job Description

Lead Data Recruiter - Austin

We are LHi, officially the No.1 Staffing firm in the UK & US Certified Great Place to Work ’22. An Employee-owned group consisting of four specialist, non-competing recruitment brands spanning the UK, Europe, and North America. Our group of brands are niche recruitment businesses within Technology, Life Sciences, Renewable Energy, and the Built Environment.

With the group recording 6 straight growth years in the US, 2021 saw us hit 90% invoice & 41% headcount growth, truly market-leading figures that have gone from 5 - 140+ in that time. The growth of our ATX office has seen 3 offices, with a 4th due this year it's a cultural melting pot. Our Austin (Downtown) is home to 2 brands, to which, are strongholds in Renewables & Tech markets. Led by one of the founding USA team (Jack) + one of the most coveted, once upon a time graduates, Chloe. 

Lawrence Harvey - Austin, is the brand to watch for across the US group. Having attracted some of the most talented professionals in Austin, the brand has begun building its presence across both contract & perm. With a brand & contract leader in place, this role is to oversee & drive growth within the business's legacy market, Data. 

Built on the foundation of niche market experts, we are working the hottest smart technology markets of Data, Cloud and Cyber. Not just within these markets, we specialisms in areas of Analytics, Machine Learning & Robotics.  Driven by true partnerships across Retained, Engaged, Exclusive, and Contract solutions, we work with startups to household names. Now, we are trusted partners with starts & big label brands, to which, we are looking to further penetrate this market. 

Our SVP / Office leader's background is building the largest Data division in NYC before heading to Austin to continue his leadership journey, therefore, expect client referrals, industry advice, and mentorship in the seat. With an established client base, proven results in the market via existing colleagues, the position is to spearhead the growth of one of our 3 core verticals. 

Why consider a move?

  • A newly established function, our office comprises of ‘full desk’/’360’ recruiters, Account Managers, and BD-centric consultants, to provide multiple angles of support.
  • The autonomy to build, shape, and put your own stamp on this new vertical.
  • Data is a market where we have a proven track record, known expertise in the industry, and a book of business to build upon from day one. 
  • The average fee across our ATX business is $40k with terms with household names & innovative startups who are changing their market.
  • Utilize your personality/experience and be a cultural architect to lead and continue building this fast-growing team.
  • Mentor, Develop and Nurture the future talent of an award-winning staffing firm – 15th Best business to work for in NYC + Forbes recognized best staffing firms.
  • Walk into a leadership seat, with the budget to hire straight away.
  • 6 tier L&D (US-based) program, to support your professional development in running a PNL, building remote teams, and driving D&I.
  • Lawrence Harvey is our largest brand, with collaboration across Europe, East/West Coast & other teams such as our Renewables & other verticals in Cloud and Cyber.
  • The Environment is a true start-up vibe; industrious work ethic, multiple office dogs, and celebrating as a family are what to expect.

What's on offer?

  • Health care – Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Equity – EOT (Employee Ownership Trust) starting equity is $200k!
  • 401k match
  • 37+ PTO
  • Wellness programs include; Mental health awareness, excluded lunches for physical wellbeing,  
  • Competitive salary + Lucrative Team override
  • Quarterly, Half Year, and Full Year bonuses
  • Remote / Hybrid / WFH opportunities
  • Bespoke 'future leader' and 'directorship' training
  • Collaboration across our Technology, Renewables & Life Sciences brands
  • LHi Experiences – Incentive trips with a difference: South Africa, for wine tasting, safari,
  • Community Outreach & Charity days
  • CSR program, specific per location
  • Internal relocation opportunities - ATX, NYC, & Europe.

What are we looking for?

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Technology / IT Recruitment landscape
  • Management/Leadership experience
  • Experience in leading a candidate focus team
  • A self-motivated, and self-starter attitude with the ability to identify, and create new opportunities
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Uphold the ‘Good Human’ ethos
  • Adopt our ‘Younger You’ leadership philosophy – A supportive mindset 
  • Self-driven by our ‘Future You’ – Striving for self-development & purpose in their careers
  • LHi 2.0 has a mission cultivated by the phrase ‘We not me’.

Why Apply?

Built on an award-winning UK, EU & US business, the last 7 years in the US speak for themselves; Year on Year Growth, 56% business growth during the pandemic, 91% invoice & 41% headcount in ‘21, and the market leaders in emerging markets such as; Sustainability, Computer Vision, and R&D to name but a few.

What makes us different from any other recruitment business... Firstly, being Employee-owned, meaning everyone is a beneficiary, collaboratively working towards the common goal of investment by the end of '24. Secondly, the US journey has only just begun; our Blueprint has been recognized as being '2020's 15th Best Company to Work For' + Forbes recognized ‘Best US Staffing Firms’ + Certified 'Great Place to work' '22 with a score of 97% (industry average is 57%). 

Our leadership is driven by our 'Younger You' ethos, our hiring policy is based on 'Good Humans' & across life sciences, emerging tech & renewable energy industries we are 'Together Stronger' with a selfless mentality of the greater good – ‘We NOT me’.

So, if you are ready for the next step in your career, apply online, or let's have a confidential chat. *646 331 6279

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.