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Recruitment Consultant

  • Job reference: 914894
  • Location: Teddington, Middlesex
  • Salary: GBP25000 - GBP28000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Office & Commercial, Sales / Marketing
  • Date posted: 17/07/2018

A talented and experienced Recruitment Consultant is required for an exciting opportunity based in Teddington, Middlesex. A great location, team and environment to work in - offering a competitive salary and commission structure!

The successful candidate must be driven to succeed and keen to be part of an expanding and focused sales team. If you are looking to learn, grow and develop in the world of recruitment and have, preferably worked within a finance agency, this could be the right opportunity for you.

The Consultant will be providing an efficient, effective and professional recruitment service to both clients and candidates, portraying the group and the specialist division in a positive manner at all times through your own personal conduct and performance. The consultant will work towards and exceeding targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated; it is the responsibility of the Recruitment Consultant to provide a quality service both internally and externally, ensuring compliance to group policies and the REC Code of Conduct.


  • Develop and utilise the candidate database in order to identity the right match to the clients vacancy
  • Advertise vacancies and manage response
  • Actively source and maintain a bank of quality applicants within specialist discipline
  • Client and candidate management
  • Keep open communication with candidates to ensure availability is current and obtain market information/leads
  • Manage clients recruitment requirements at all times within a timely and professional manner
  • Business development - actively market and promote specialist division and group via telephone, written communication, client visits and presentations
  • Actively pursue leads and develop business via social media and networking
  • Gaining detailed information relating to clients recruitment need and managing the full process from taking of vacancy, shortlist, interview, placement and maintaining/developing client relationship
  • Fully brief all candidates regarding the job, client, manage the interview process and after care service
  • Negotiate rates with clients as necessary and ensure all communication is documented on company database and copied to client - ensuring there are no grey areas
  • Paperwork compliance for candidates and clients
  • Ensure 100% compliance for all contractors prior to any contract assignment
  • Gain verification of eligibility to work, qualifications, referencing etc
  • Ensure that any changes such as rate changes/contract amendments etc are correctly managed and documented on database and all administration completed correctly and saved
  • Attend recruitment fairs/exhibitions/seminars as required, both to promote the Group and to build own personal knowledge/development
  • Participate in daily/weekly team meetings - ensure follow up of actions and commitments
  • Assist management in bid preparation and tender exercises as requested
  • Provide line management with Management Reports & Information as necessary or appropriate (having particular regard to outputs against Key Result Areas contained within the Office Business Plan)
  • Deputise in absence of colleagues
  • Mentor/train junior members of staff as required
  • Ad hoc projects as requested


  • Finance recruitment experience desirable/relevant experience in a recruitment/sales environment
  • Demonstrable experience of working to and exceeding set sales and financial targets
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely and with appropriate tone and grammar, both verbally and in writing
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to manage a diverse and busy workload, plan effectively and work to deadlines on own initiative
  • Sound numerical competence
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative or well within a team
  • Excellent customer focus with flexible can do attitude, aimed at delivering business and service objectives
  • Strong IT skills including MS Office
  • Willingness and ability to undertake and/or continue professional development
  • Car driver and owner - preferred

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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