Recruitment Consultant Jobs

Recruitment consultant jobs is to be responsible for helping employer clients to recruit staff for job vacancies. Recruitment consultant jobs can be permanent or temporary roles, and can range from junior level staff to managers and directors. Recruitment consultant jobs develop an understanding of their client's requirements, then identify potential staff (candidates) through existing contacts or by advertising roles/headhunting (executive search). Recruitment consultant jobs assess candidates' skills through interviews, tests and background checks, then make recommendations to their client.

Recruitment consultant jobs also provide advice to both clients and candidates on salary levels, training requirements, career opportunities and developing solid relationships with clients is integral to the role. 

Recruitment consultant roles is demanding and diverse, involving:using marketing and business knowledge to extend company contacts; identifying and evaluating employers' recruitment needs; negotiating terms of employment; interviewing potential candidates. 

Duties of a Recruitment Consultant

In particular, Recruitment consultant jobs typical work activities are likely to include:

canvassing (cold-calling) employers by telephone to establish new contacts and their recruitment requirements; documenting clients' details and vacancy requirements in a brief; clarifying and negotiating salary and benefits relating to the role; negotiating fees relating to work the consultant will undertake for the client; advertising posts appropriately - drafting and placing advertisments using a wide range of media (eg, newspapers, magazines or local radio); headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates; reviewing applications, managing interviews and considering candidates and shortlists; monitoring candidates once placed; collecting feedback from employers on the performance of candidates who have previously been placed with them; maintaining current records and personal statistics for review against performance targets; attending recruitment fairs and other events to expand the client base and develop new business.

Contact the HR Division Team

Email the HR Division at hr@stafffinders.co.uk.

Candidates can submit a CV online using our Register online service.

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Job Listings

  1. Recruitment Branch Manager - Edinburgh City Centre

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    We are looking for an ambitious Branch Manager, who wants to lead our motivated and enthusiastic team in Edinburgh city centre.
    What’s your industry specialism? If it’s Commercial, Industrial, Hospitality or another recruitment sector, you could be just what we are looking for. Are you talented, self-motivated and ...

  2. Recruitment Consultant - Commercial & Office Support

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £18000 to £25000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    "Ambitious and talented Recruitment Consultant, commercially focused with a target driven attitude, fierce competitive streak and a desire to help develop and nurture colleagues."
    If you were writing about yourself in the third person, would this describe you??? If the answer is no, then thanks, but perhaps give this a ...

  3. Senior Recruitment Consultant - Housing Sector

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £25000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    “Ambitious and talented Recruitment Consultant, commercially focused with a target driven attitude, a fierce competitive streak and a desire to help develop and nurture colleagues.”
    If you were writing about yourself in the third person, would this describe you??? If the answer is no, then thanks, but perhaps give this ...

  4. Recruitment Resourcer

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £16000 to £16000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Stafffinders have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious Recruitment Resourcer to join our fast-paced and growing Paisley office.  This key role would be ideal for somebody looking to break into, then make their mark in the recruitment sector, with the long-term aim of progressing to a full Recruitment ...