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Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ashford, Kent
Reference: 207024290
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: December 08, 2017 05:47

Job Description

Recruitment Consultant – Building Services / Construction*** Ashford, Kent Magenta International is an independently owned specialist consultancy with offices in Kent and South West London. We are looking to strengthen our sales team and are now seeking an experienced Recruitment Consultant preferably within the Construction and / or Building Services or associated industries. Typical work activities Recruitment consultants provide a vital link between clients and candidates. The role is demanding and diverse and involves: • using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking in order to attract business from client companies; • visiting clients to build and develop relationships; • developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do and their work culture and environment; • advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a wide range of media, for example newspapers, websites, magazines; • using 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 in respect of suitable applicants; • organising 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 The above is an overview of what is expected of you in the general sense, however as we are aware you will have your own individual way of working to ensure best practice and be successful in your role. Although our preference is for an individual who has previously worked in the above sectors, we will be happy to consider your application regardless of previous sector experience. This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Magenta International Ltd – please call David Housden for further information