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
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
The ability to meet deadlines and targets
Ambition and the determination to succeed
Confidence and self-motivation
Time management and organisational skills