Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Yorkshire & Humber
13 May 2019
10 Jun 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
About us:
Based in West Yorkshire, we are a specialist market-leading recruitment organisation, working within the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry across the UK. As part of our expansion plans, we have on offer an exciting new opportunity to work as part of a vibrant, fun and passionate team within a forward-thinking and highly progressive company as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant.

What's on offer:
This position will be working closely alongside and in partnership with an experienced team of Recruitment Consultants. Our business thrives on developing our people to be the best they can be; therefore incumbents will be placed on a structured training programme and can expect to work within a highly supportive environment, where working as a team is our number one priority. We offer sustainable career progression with the goal to developing highly successful and well-rounded recruiters!

What we're looking for:
We're seeking applications from individuals who are looking to start and develop a recruitment career within the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry.
We'd like to see applications from highly motivated individuals with strong interpersonal skills, who are looking for the prospect of developing a sustained career within our business.

Role Responsibilities
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
Development of a portfolio of new clients and candidates.
Sales, business development, marketing and networking to attract business from client companies.
Developing and maintaining a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, plus their work culture and environment.
Researching and identifying advertising opportunities for vacancies and services in relevant industry media.
Briefing candidates about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of vacancies.
Working closely with job seekers to improve CV quality, as directed.
Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding suitable applicants.
Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client.
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 set by the business and to drive the generation of revenue in a defined geographical area.
Reviewing applicable recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.
Maintaining the acute accuracy of candidate records on an internal database to ensure all information is up to date.
To provide regular updates to candidates regarding the status of on-going applications and vacancy status.
To reject inappropriate candidates for vacancies, as directed.
Prospecting new clients as directed.
To aid in the generation of new candidates through the use of social media, electronic mailers, referrals and resurrections.
Ensure new vacancies are added to internal CRM system within defined timescales, inclusive of job specifications and full details, as directed.
Creating and advertising job vacancies on various online job sites, as directed.
Ensure that all job adverts are renewed within a defined timescale on job sites.
Preparation of recruitment mail-shots to specific audiences, to generate increased interest in specific vacancies.
To learn and develop knowledge and expertise of the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry and the NHS in relation to the role.
To maintain strong business relationships with all external customers.
To maintain exceptional levels of customer service at all times.
Continuous self-improvement around CV structure and writing.
Continuous self-improvement around industry knowledge.

Specific Competencies Required:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work under pressure
Strong organisation, planning and prioritisation ability
Self-motivation and tenacity
Exceptional attention to detail
The ability to work well within a team
Determination and drive for success

For applicants who do not drive, a regular bus service operates to our business park location