Driving & Logistics Recruitment Consultant

24000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + £24000 - £28000/annum
04 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
We are now recruiting for a Driving & Logistics Recruitment Consultant to join our team at Freeway Recruitment within our Manchester Branch. We are looking for a driven, committed and loyal individual who already has a proven and reputable background within the Driving sector who wants to develop their career within an independent and growing business.

Freeway have a long history within the Driving sector dating back to 1989 when our Leeds Division was established. Our Manchester Branch was formed in 2013 and has seen strong a stable growth in the logistics market. We are now strengthening our existing longstanding team with this exciting hire.

We are a business that strives for excellence and have always prided ourselves on the quality in our service and the quality of the relationships we hold with both our clients and candidates. We are looking for a person that shares these values and wants to join a young dynamic team where they can express themselves in an environment that supports individualism and promotes free thinking.


This is a full 360 degree role which requires a talented individual to be responsible for the entire development and life cycle of their desk and recruitment process which will be backed and supported by the wider branch and experienced driving division

Research, target and generate new business/clients within the Manchester and North West region. Generating new prospect clients as well as nurturing and networking with long established contacts to gain a deep understanding of their short and long term seasonal and annual requirements

Attend regular new sales meetings and existing client operations service visits to ensure quality levels are kept consistently high

Accurately search, select and recruit high quality candidates for your own and the branches customer base through multiple channels ranging from online job boards, social media platforms, candidate networking, word of mouth and advertising campaigns

Engage candidates and legally registering and interviewing them ready for placement

Achieving weekly/monthly KPIs revenue targets in line with branch forecasts and development

We offer a 24 hour 365 days a year service due the nature of our sector managing out of hours on call service is required which rota based with the team


* Experienced driving recruitment consultancy, local and regional marketplace knowledge is essential

* Able to develop and secure new business and possess strong and proven negotiation and business winning skills

* Must be an excellent and accurate recruiter, being able to search, select, register and retain quality candidates for the contracts you and we manage

* Ability to understand driving pay and charge rates, margin, gross and net profit

* Good understanding of payroll methods, paye and outsourced schemes offered within the logistics marketplace

* Excellent knowledge of Driving industry legislation, legal driving hours and working time directives

* Excellent knowledge of legal right to work registration processes

* Hold excellent customer service skills

* Be able to work within a fast paced and often high-pressured environment due to the nature of the sector

* Must be passionate about recruitment and about people

* Able to generate new ideas and ways of working. We are a growing business and we want our team to shape our company

* Have excellent organisational and planning skills

* Be confident, personable and friendly

* Own car and driving licence are essential

Basic Package & Benefits

* Negotiable salary & commission/bonuses based on application and experience

* 28 days annual leave (including bank holiday's)

* Pension scheme

* Excellent office environment, team and management support

* Ongoing training to develop your personal and professional skills

* Excellent career progression

* Monthly salary

* Car allowance from day one employment

* Hours of Work Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17.00

* 1 Hours Lunch Break

* Free onsite parking

If you think our role, company and career path is for you, please contact Wayne Clark for further details. Anything discussed will be done so in the strictest of confidence and confidentiality