Recruitment Consultant

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 + commission
Job Type: Permanent
Published: 04/19/2021
Reference: RC1904

Would you like to work in a role where you can genuinely play a part in helping the world become a more sustainable place?  Where your efforts can help in the battle against Climate Change?  A world in which future generations will be able to live in harmony with the environment?

Due to rapid growth, we are looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join us in supporting businesses to build a sustainable world.  Working as part of a team you will liaise with clients and candidates to provide staff for environmentally sustainable businesses nationwide including renewable energy, recycling and nuclear. This position involves white-collar recruitment and will suit someone with drive and motivation to succeed in a sales-focused role.

As a Recruitment Consultant you will be responsible for:

  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities
  • Managing new and existing client accounts
  • Negotiating terms and offers of employment
  • Sourcing candidates using our internal database and multiple job boards
  • Interviewing candidates and matching to open or potential vacancies
  • Candidate management throughout the recruitment lifecycle including administration, interview process, and continuous feedback
  • Formatting, creating, and advising candidates on their CVs and cover letters
  • Creating attractive and engaging job adverts in line with Astute’s standards and quality

What we need from you:

  • Exceptional customer service and relationship-building skills
  • Highly motivated and driven to deliver results
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Outstanding organisation, IT, and administration skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Previous recruitment experience an advantage

What we can do for you:

  • Competitive salary starting from £23,000 plus commission
  • Bespoke training from our in house trainers and mentors
  • Excellent development and career progression opportunities
  • Early Friday finish
  • Flexible working options
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing by 1 day on each year of service
  • Additional day off for your birthday
  • Casual dress code
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare and Life Assurance

As a people focussed business, we greatly value what people mean to us and look after our staff so you will never be just a number.  We genuinely care and this is reflected in our Glassdoor reviews and Great Recruiter certification. A career in recruitment focused on areas specifically aimed at reducing carbon emissions and helping us achieve our Net Zero commitments can be very rewarding. Not just in terms of benefits for yourself, but also the future of our planet.

 

 

 

 

 

To learn more about our Recruitment Consultant opportunity, or to apply.

Please contact Sam Bradshaw by calling 02392 288216 or emailing sbradshaw@astutetechnical.co.uk.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government’s Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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