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Principal Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Principal Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading (Town Centre)
Salary: £25000 - £35000/annum Pension, Dental, Health
Reference: 203968106
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: May 05, 2016 06:24

Job Description

The Company Award-winning Supplier of Pharmaceutical Recruitment Services! Kenny-Whelan opened its doors for business in 1976, initially offering consultancy services to the emerging pharmaceutical sector. With the demand for a flexible workforce, Kenny-Whelan became the first company in Ireland to exclusively offer contracting services to their clients who now span the Pharmaceutical, Bio-pharmaceutical, Medical Device and associated sectors. Kenny Whelan are a CPL Group company who employ over 600 people across 35 different offices. Principal Recruitment Consultant Responsibilities • A Principal Recruitment Consultant provides a vital link between clients and candidates. The role is demanding and diverse and involves. • A Principal Recruitment Consultant will utilise sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies. • Visiting clients to build and develop relationships. • Develop a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, plus their work culture and environment. • Advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a range of media, for example newspapers, websites, magazines. • Use social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates and employers. • Headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work. • Using candidate databases to match the right person to the client's vacancy. • Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and tests and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client. • 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 in question. • Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding suitable applicants. • Arranging interviews for candidates as requested by the client. • Informing candidates about the results of their interviews. • Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates. • Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression. • 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. Requirements • Minimum of 3 years recruitment experience • Ideally some Pharmaceutical or Engineering recruitment experience • Local to Reading What’s on Offer? • Flexible working hours • Extensive benefits package including child care vouchers, dental, health, cycle to work scheme, free breakfast every day plus plenty more • Success breeds success and being part of the Kenny Whelan brand you are setting yourself up to exceed even your own expectations