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Construction Recruitment Consultant

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £22 - £28/annum Plus Commission
Posted: about 1 month ago
Industry: Sales
Contact Name: CV-Library
As a recruitment consultant, you're the vital link between clients and candidates. The role is diverse and involves: * Using sales, business development, marketing techniques and visiting clients to build and develop positive relationships with them * Developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, their work culture and environment * Advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a range of media, such as websites and social media * Identifying and approaching suitable candidates * Using candidate databases to match the right person to the client's vacancy * Receiving and reviewing applications * Requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client * Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job * Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates * Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates * Working towards and exceeding targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated * Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes. * Be able to handle challenging situations such as counter offers, offer declines and PSL tendering What to expect * The role can be challenging, but also exciting as the profession is fast-paced, target driven and demanding. * Work is office based but time is also spent outside the office, meeting with clients and interviewing candidates. * A smart personal appearance is important as the role involves meetings with clients and conducting interviews with candidates. * Travel within the working day may be required to meet with clients. You will need to show evidence of the following: * Problem-solving ability * The ability to meet deadlines and targets * Ambition and the determination to succeed * Confidence and self-motivation * Time management and organisational skills * Team-working skills * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills * Sales and negotiation skills * the ability to handle multiple priorities • Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and tests and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client • Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding suitable applicants • Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the clients • Informing candidates about the results of their interviews • Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression