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.

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  1. Resourcer/ consultant

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Stafffinders have an opportunity for a recruitment consultant or experienced resourcer to join a leading International Specialist and Search organisation located in Edinburgh’s City Centre.
    You will join a market leader who specialise exclusively in International tax recruitment possessing an enviable reputation and portfolio of clients.   You will join ...

  2. International Recruitment Consultant – Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Location: Europe

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment & Selection Specialist

    International Recruitment Consultant – Edinburgh, Scotland.
    Your new company:
    Working closely alongside one of the company’s highly experienced owners in this specialist, boutique International Recruitment firm operating all across the globe.Your role:As an International Recruitment Consultant, you will partner with some of the world’s largest Accountancy firms ...

  3. International Recruitment Resourcer & Researcher

    Location: Europe

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment & Selection Specialist

    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 role:
    International Recruitment Resourcer & Researcher 
    With a client base that spans the globe ...

  4. HR Consultant (Part time)

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: £20000 p/a

    Category: HR Consulting Officer

    Stafffinders are delighted to be working exclusively with a forward thinking organisation who are seeking an experienced HR professional to join a growing service, located in Argyle and Bute.
    This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with knowledge of HR Policy and experience of staff management ...

  5. HR Consultant

    Location: Inverness

    Salary: £40000 p/a

    Category: HR Consulting Officer

    Stafffinders are delighted to be working exclusively with their Inverness based client who are seeking an experienced HR professional to join a growing service, initially working from home.  
    This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with knowledge of HR Policy and experience of staff management.  This ...