Recruitment Consultant - Engineering

Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
25000.00 GBP Annual + 00
05 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Opus Talent Solutions is a multiple award winning end-to-end talent consultancy and recruitment firm launched in the UK in 2008. Our mission is to be a global leader in niche and innovative talent solutions, partnering with clients across the entire talent lifecycle, from developing their talent strategy, to talent attraction, recruitment, retention and succession planning.

As a business we have grown and developed our offering to incorporate multiple recruitment brands covering the UK, US, APAC and EMEA markets. As global market leaders, Opus provides talent for niche roles within a variety of industries including but not limited to; IT, Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Engineering and Architecture

Our passion goes beyond 'recruitment'. People are who run our business both internally and externally. Our passion is driven by providing the best opportunities for our stakeholders and that includes the staff we employ.

We have a network of Regional Offices throughout the UK with our head office based in the central business district of Bristol, UK. Our international footprint is visible across the UK, Europe, North America & Australia.

Main purpose of job:

Join a successful Engineering (Embedded or Mechanical) recruitment desk by identifying and developing new business opportunities. This is a very exciting opportunity to join one of the fastest growing recruitment business in the UK. The potential for career progression is limitless as we seek to grow the sector to be one of the biggest in the Group.

Key Responsibilities

Build your market:

- Based in our Bristol HQ office, you will be expected to identify new Engineering business and recruitment opportunities
- Attend industry events
- Create and maintain business records to increase your profile and footprint within your market
- Develop your solid lead base of relevant prospective clients and candidates
- Continue to lead generate to build on your pipeline of new business opportunities within your market. Identify and qualify these opportunities
- Grow new business sales revenue in the Engineering market
- The candidate will play a key role in market selection

Recruitment Activities:

- Be an expert in the candidate and client end to end recruitment lifecycle
- Establish key clients and target client plans
- Manage key relationships with clients within your market to generate profitable business partnerships
- Be able to attend business meetings with clients to identify needs and offer solutions
- Skilled negotiator with both client and candidates
- Be adept on all Opus technical systems (RDB, Daxtra, Idibu etc)
- Meet performance standards that relate to KPI activities
- Experience of either managing a small team of trainee recruiters or mentoring responsibilities

Role Competencies:

- Minimum of 2 year experience in sales background
- Strong, demonstrable billings history
- Detailed understanding of Opus, our brands and markets
- Passion and knowledge of the recruitment market
- Expert level understanding of the recruitment lifecycle
- Mentoring/people management skills
- Team player


- Lucrative, un-capped commission structure
- Incentivised Bonuses and Prizes (Holidays, Michelin Star Lunch Club, VIP Sports Events etc)
- International relocation opportunities
- Car allowance scheme
- 28 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays)
- In-house training team providing a centre of excellence
- Healthcare
- Pension
- Mortgage Savings Fund
- Use of Company Wellness Retreat in Italy
- Travel to work loan schemes