Managing Director - Energy | Renewables | Power 28th May 2019


Managing Director - Energy | Renewables | Power

$100,000 with quarterly bonuses based on team performance and equity.

Atlanta | Boston | California | Chicago

Samuel Knight Corp is a subsidiary of Knight Recruitment that specialises in Rail and Energy project manpower solutions and professional recruitment services. Samuel Knight Corp is our newly formed USA division with huge growth plans throughout North America.

Our focus covers areas such as Engineering, Construction, Technical, Commercial and Senior appointments across the complete energy and rail project life cycle. Driving the knowledge and search capabilities behind their successful approach to sourcing talent are its multinational group of highly experienced, highly motivated Directors, Managers, Consultants and Resourcers. What makes Samuel Knight different is their engineering project expertise with senior management coming from industry having worked as engineers, project managers, or industry experts in their previous careers.

They are a holder of the GB Team of the Year award and consistently feature within the top ten engineering market report offering project excellence to their clients globally.

The role will be reporting into the Group CEO with a remit to grow the existing portfolio of clients across the industry. Core responsibilities for the MD would be business growth, business development and client relationships. The MD would be tasked to identify prospective clients to whom the firm can add value through its services, present prospects to the potential client, prepare proposals and agreements in response to specific requirements, and successfully market those services with the goal of retaining the client through the delivery of consistent, exceptional assignment performance.

With respect to business growth, the MD would be tasked in making strategically thought out hires that would complement current internal talent and focus on increasing the revenue (and profits) for this market.
With respect to business development, the MD would be expected to draw upon his/her contacts and develop new relationships to identify and win engagements.

  • ?Candidates with prior experience operating in US energy sector
  • A search professional with ability to own/run a full P&L and be decision-makers in the organisation for which they currently work.
  • Be a proven revenue generator in a smaller US based firm.
  • Previous retained executive search experience, incl. C-Level appointments.

We are one of the UK's fastest growing independent recruitment companies with major investment behind us. In January 2019 Samuel Knight secured institutional investment from Gresham House to help push our global growth plans state side. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for us, forming part of the US executive leadership team.



Contact details:

Name: Julie O'Neill
Telephone: 01992643884

  • Salary: £95,000 to £100,000
  • Sectors: Rail
  • Types: Permanent
  • Locations: International
  • Regions: USA

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