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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Job Listings

  1. International Recruitment Consultant – Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Location: Europe

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment & Selection Specialist

    International Recruitment Consultant – Edinburgh, Scotland.
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    Working closely alongside one of the company owners of this small specialist boutique International Recruitment firm operating all across the globe from their offices in central Edinburgh.
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  2. Recruitment Coordinator

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment - Inhouse

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for a Recruitment Coordinator for our client at their resort based in Argyll and Bute. Due to location, the successful applicant must be able to drive and have access to their own transport.
     
    This is an excellent opportunity to work with a small but busy team ...

  3. Industrial Recruitment Consultant

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £22000 to £28000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    “Ambitious and talented Industrial Recruitment Consultant, commercially focused with a target driven attitude, a fierce competitive streak and a desire to work with and nurture like-minded colleagues.”
    If you were writing about yourself in the third person, would this describe you??? If the answer is no, then thanks, but perhaps ...

  4. HR Administrator

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £20766 to £22445 p/a

    Category: Assistant/Administration

    Stafffinders are delighted to be working with an Edinburgh based third sector organisation who are currently seeking a HR Administrator to join their busy team.

    This is a pivotal role within the team and you will be required to provide comprehensive administrative support to a team of three to ensure ...