Recruitment Consultant / Senior Recruitment Consultant
Recruitment Consultant job, Hays - South West London & Surrey (Kingston)
Your new job in recruitment
Recruitment is fast-paced and dynamic, every day you'll make a lasting impact. As a recruiter you will win new clients and nurture existing relationships, contact candidates and build professional relationships and market knowledge. You will quickly develop expertise in your specialist market by advertising Roles, meeting with clients and candidates, networking in your industry sector and utilising our market leading database. You will be expected to deliver and exceed KPI's and targets on a monthly basis by bringing together both candidate and client to meet their requirements.
Hays is the most successful specialist recruiter in the U.K, placing more than one candidate into a new job every minute of every business day. We've been voted the best recruiter to work for in the U.K. by Glassdoor and we're the most followed recruiter globally on LinkedIn.
Our team of 8,748 people share ideas and knowledge to deliver consistently outstanding results. As recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work, we power the world of work by truly understanding our clients and candidates both locally and globally. Our Kingston office is home to a number of specialisms and is our hub office office in South & West London. From here we base our Human Resources, Accountancy & Finance, Office Support and Construction & Property businesses covering Surrey and South West London. In the office we have a fantastic team ranging from Associate up to Business Director level, who work collaboratively with each other. The management team are extremely supportive, spending their time upskilling consultants at all levels, with a length of service at Hays ranging from 5 to 15 years.
What you'll need to succeed with us
You will have excellent sales skills and a proven track record of success in either previous employment or Education. There's not one typical person that makes a good recruiter. We've got people from all kinds of backgrounds - retail, sales professionals, ex-tradespeople, graduates...
To succeed you'll need to demonstrate that you're sales driven, results-focused, and possess an ambitious drive to succeed in a competitive and fast paced environment. You will possess the ability to build successful relationships with clients and candidates and show outstanding interpersonal skills to maintain relationships.
You will be ambitious and driven to develop your market quickly and show an inquisitive nature and thirst for knowledge. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, show attention to detail and a strong work ethic in order to succeed.
Recruitment is hard work and it takes time and perseverance to achieve results so resilience, persistence and determination are key. You need to be passionate about people, outgoing and confident.
What you'll get in return from us
Hays are committed to developing our employees and you will receive the best training in the industry to help you achieve success as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. This will enable you to build your own business and client/candidate relationships so you can achieve and enjoy a lasting and rewarding recruitment career. You will be working in a fast paced, challenging yet supportive, fun and sociable environment. You will be rewarded for your success with a completive basic salary plus uncapped commission and a wide range of excellent incentives and benefits as well as unrivalled career progression within our business. As an exceptional consultant you will have the opportunity to fast track your career, moving into team and operational management longer term.
What you need to do now
Interested in a career as a recruitment consultant with Hays Click 'apply now' or call Laura Harmar, Internal Recruiter - South East region, on to discuss your suitability. Alternatively please email your CV to
Our culture is meritocratic; we share a passion for creating opportunities for our people to flourish & succeed whatever their background. We deliver a world-class service to a diverse customer-base and as such welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.
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Winner of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in the UK 2017 and Best Places to Interview in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)
Winner of the Rate My Placement Best Undergraduate Employer in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)