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Recruitment Consultant – Business Development

Job Title: Recruitment Consultant – Business Development
Location: Leamington Spa
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: Competitive salary + commission scheme

We currently have an opportunity for an ambitious and motivated Recruitment Consultant to join our team in our Leamington Spa headquarters.

The role:
Fuel Recruitment is a specialist consultancy and pride ourselves on working in partnership with our clients to identify and contact the very best candidates in the market. Your work will cover the full lifecycle of the recruitment process, from initial contact with clients and identifying their staffing needs, through sourcing class-leading candidates to managing the placement of these individuals.

You work will focus on 3 key areas.

The business development element of the role involves winning new business (finding vacancies) to fill. Recruitment Consultants do this by a variety of methods including researching their client base, telephone sales (both to existing clients and new prospects that they have identified), networking, attending client meetings and more formal tender presentations. The telephone sales element of the role should not be underestimated. A big part of your time will be spent calling the companies within your chosen sector, finding out if they are hiring / how they normally go about hiring, selling them the benefits of the services Fuel offer and ultimately getting agreement to work with them to fulfil their recruitment needs.

A large part of any Recruitment Consultant’s day is spent identifying and shortlisting candidates for the roles they are working on. Depending on the specific role, you will employ a variety of methods including writing and posting job advertisements to attract talented candidates, searching the internal database of existing candidates, searching internet CV databases, social and business networking and head-hunting. Many candidates are spoken to at length about the vacancy, allowing the Recruitment Consultant to arrive at a shortlist of candidates whose CV’s will be sent to the client. Fuel Recruitment pride ourselves on the quality of our candidates and so spend a large amount of time gathering information on them to ensure they are the very best people in their respective fields.

Managing the Recruitment Process
This involves discussing the job requirement in detail with the client, preparing both the client and the candidates for interview, managing the interview process itself, negotiating with all parties around notice periods, start date, salary and fee, taking references and ID checks and keeping in contact with all parties throughout the process. Throughout this process the Recruitment Consultant is focused on building excellent relationships to ensure repeat business.

Your profile:
To work as a Recruitment Consultant you will be need to be driven and ambitious with excellent telephone skills.
You will be self-motivated and comfortable working autonomously.
Ideally you will have previous recruitment experience in a technical division, however, previous B2B sales experience and a drive to learn would also be considered.
Demonstrable experience of working in a pressurised role and previous experience of working to, and exceeding targets would also be looked upon very favourably.

The following skills and attributes are seen as advantageous:

– Self-motivation
– Able to prioritise and work to deadlines
– Enthusiasm and Professionalism
– Ability to maintain a calm demeanour in a fast paced environment.
– Proven telephone and face to face communication skills
– Strong IT skills, including Excel, Word, Outlook and similar packages.
– Can demonstrate the ability to assimilate, assess and analyse information quickly in a methodical manner.
– Be persuasive, persistent and patient
– Be flexible and adaptable
– Technical appreciation and interest
– Ability to take a proactive approach
– Tenacity and a drive to succeed.

Why Fuel?

We believe in rewarding our people and want them to stay at Fuel Recruitment long term. To help this we offer a highly competitive package, including:

– Competitive salary structure with regular reviews
– Uncapped, industry leading commission scheme
– Incentive trips for top performers
– A positive and rewarding working atmosphere
– Extensive in-house training scheme
– Quarterly award scheme
– Pension scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, free parking

At Fuel we want to help develop our employees to reach their full potential and have many opportunities to take your career to the next level. This could include building and managing your own team in the future, opening new offices or starting a division from scratch.

If you’re interested in this position or working for Fuel in general, please send a CV.

Fuel Recruitment acts as both an Employment Business and an Employment Agency.

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