Recruitment Consultant

Evans Jones Associates
Mid Wales
16 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Evans Jones Associates are looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join our successful team in our Cross Hands office.


As a recruitment consultant, you're the vital link between clients and candidates. The role is demanding, diverse and involves:

Using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies

Visiting clients to build and develop positive relationships with them

Developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, their work culture and environment

Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships

Headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work

Using candidate databases to match the right person to the client's vacancy

Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and tests and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client

Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question

Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding suitable applicants

Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client

Informing candidates about the results of their interviews

Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates

Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression

Working towards and exceeding targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated

Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programs

Working hours

The working day usually covers the core hours of 8.00am to 6pm, but working longer hours is possible and may include early starts and evenings if required.

What to expect

The role can be challenging, but also exciting as the profession is fast-paced, target driven and demanding.

Work is office based but time is also spent outside the office, meeting with clients and interviewing candidates.

A smart personal appearance is important as the role involves meetings with clients and conducting interviews with candidates.

Travel within the working day may be required to meet with clients.


You will need to show evidence of the following:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Sales and negotiation skills

A goal-orientated approach to work

The ability to handle multiple priorities

Problem-solving ability

The ability to meet deadlines and targets

Ambition and the determination to succeed


Confidence and self-motivation

Time management and organisational skills

Team-working skills



??18000.00- ??20000.00