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 Resourcer - Industrial Division

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £16000 to £18000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Stafffinders have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious Resourcer to join their fast-paced Industrial Team.  This key role would be ideal for somebody looking to make their mark in the recruitment sector, with long-term aim of progressing to a Recruitment Consultant job.
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  2. 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 ...

  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 Recruiter / Recruitment Consultant - Chefs

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18000 to £21000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    In 1989 De La Soul proclaimed that “3 is the magic number”
    In 2018 Stafffinders Edinburgh said, “actually it’s 4…."
    Due to a continued increase in business, we currently require a 4th consultant to join our successful Hospitality Division in Edinburgh. The job will be to recruit specifically for ...

  5. Recruitment Consultant - Commercial & Office Support

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18000 to £21000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Heard the one about the Legal Secretary, the Finance Assistant and the Telesales Executive…???
    Didn’t think so but this is just a small selection of the roles you could be recruiting for if you take the plunge and apply for our Commercial Recruiter vacancy. The job will be to ...

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