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. HR Manager

    Location: Falkirk

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Generalist

    Professional HR Manager required for our client based near Stirling.
    This is an excellent opportunity to join a marketing leading company during a busy and exciting time.
    Your new role:
    Using your knowledge and experience gained in Human Resources, you will join a friendly and hard-working team to successfully manage ...

  2. Recruitment Officer

    Location: Ayrshire North

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment & Selection Specialist

    A rare opportunity has arisen for a Recruitment Officer in the North Ayrshire area to join our clients well established business. This role will be an immediate start for the right candidate.
    We are especially keen to speak to applicants with some HR background, however the main focal point of ...

  3. Hospitality Recruitment Consultant - Chefs

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £18000 to £21000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    "Too many cooks spoil the broth" is a phrase that has been well worn over the years. If its one you believe to be true, then perhaps give this opportunity a miss...if you believe however that there can never be too many cooks, then that's a different story ...

  4. Recruitment Resourcer & Researcher - Edinburgh.

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Assistant/Administration

    A great person once told me that to become great, you need to be surrounded by greatness….
                  
    If you feel that you can help us become great, then we would love to talk with you about our new role:
     
    Recruitment Resourcer & Researcher

    With a client base that spans the globe ...

  5. Commercial Manager

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Director/Management

    Stafffinders are currently seeking a Commercial Director with a difference who can bring something spectacular to a successful chain of businesses within the West of Scotland. Due to continued growth, our client is looking for you to play an exciting, key role within the business. This job offers you the ...

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