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.

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Job Listings

  1. Senior Recruitment Consultant - Commercial & Office Support

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £27000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Motivated…ambitious…competitive…
    All words you should use to describe yourself if you want to be considered for our Senior Recruitment Consultant opening. The job itself will be to oversee and recruit a wide range permanent Commercial & Office Support roles, where variety is very much the spice of life. So ...

  2. Senior Recruitment Consultant - Industrial & Engineering

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £27000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Motivated…ambitious…competitive…
    All words you should use to describe yourself if you want to be considered for our newly created Senior Recruitment Consultant opening. The job itself will be to oversee and recruit a wide range of Industrial, Engineering and Technical roles, where variety is very much the spice ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Hospitality Recruitment Consultant - 2019 Start!

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18000 to £22000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Heard the one about the Chef, the Cafe Manager….and you??!
    Probably not, but this one isn’t a joke. Due to a continued increase in business, we are currently looking for a talented new Recruiter to join our Hospitality team in Edinburgh. Whether your experience is in F&B ...

  5. Hospitality Recruitment Consultant - Chefs

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £18000 to £21000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    In 1989, De La Soul proudly stated that “3 is the magic number”.....almost 20 years later, we have respectfully decided “it’s 4…."

    Due to the continued expansion of our Hospitality Division, we currently require a 4th consultant to join our successful Paisley team. The job will be to ...

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