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. International Recruiter & Researcher - Edinburgh

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    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:

    International Recruitment Resourcer & Researcher.

    With a client base that spans the ...

  2. HR Assistant

    Location: Irvine

    Salary: £9.74 p/h

    Category: Assistant/Administration

    An exciting role has arisen for a HR Assistant/Resourcer in the North Ayrshire area. This role will be an immediate start for the right candidate.
    This position is a fixed term contract of 6 months. Hours are Monday to Friday 08:30-17:00.
    Salary is DOE
    This is an ...

  3. Training Coordinator

    Location: Irvine

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Training

    An exciting role has arisen for a Training Coordinator in the North Ayrshire area. This is a key role within the business, and you will be responsible for providing administration and coordination support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks.  The Training Co-ordinator assists the Senior HSE Coordinator ...

  4. HR Administrator

    Location: Ayr

    Salary: £10.00 p/h

    Category: HR Officer

    A rare opportunity has arisen for a HR Administrator in the South Ayrshire area to join our well-established client. This role will be an immediate start for the right candidate and the contract will run for approx 3 months.
    Due to the requirements of the role, we can only consider ...

  5. Recruitment Consultant

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18000 to £25000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Are you ambitious, sales focused and target driven? Would you pride yourself on the service you provide to both clients and candidates alike?
    Most importantly, do you have the personality to match?!
    If this is you, then you could be just what we are looking for. Due to expansion, we ...

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