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Trainee Recruitment Consultant – Residential Technical Perm Desk £2

Job Title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant – Residential Technical Perm Desk £2
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £21000 - £23000/annum
Reference: 204150310
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: June 10, 2016 06:22

Job Description

Do you have a background in Construction and a passion for sales? Are you looking for a change in direction and an opportunity to develop a successful career? Potensis are looking to recruit the right individual to join their business. The successful candidate will be working on one of the high spec Residential Permanent desks recruiting for new build developers in London and the surrounding areas. This will be solely for white collar production staff for example - Site managers from Assistant to Senior Level. This is a hot desk with a consistent and heavy generation of work with established clients in the market. Potensis are a leading and recognised recruiter within the construction and property industry. Potensis has a deep rooted belief in investing in its people, and are accredited with a silver Investors in People award. We are independently owned and have a well-established relationship with leading developers and contractors and are expanding our London office. Potensis have dedicated the past 15 years to training and development, as a result of this, all of our directors and senior management have grown through the business to their current roles. We have the ability to convert raw potential and have an impressive record of converting trainees into successful, high billing recruitment consultants and managers. Our senior management team invest in the resourcing consultants on a daily basis and this is applied through training, coaching, feedback and development sessions. What makes us different? Potensis understand that they key to a successful recruitment consultant is an in depth understanding of the recruitment process and the market they work in, which is why we have a well-established in-house training program devised by our senior management team and external trainers. This is delivered on a day to day basis by a dedicated team of learning and development managers. The training program consists of: • One on one coaching sessions • Research projects • Boardroom training sessions • Follow up training activities • On the phone training sessions • Sales training with senior management. Potensis believes in the constant upskilling of our recruitment consultants and our consultants and managers are offered the opportunity to further develop their skills by completing a range of internal and external courses including Open University courses and accredited management courses. We are also affiliated with an external training body to further the training of our first year sales consultants and junior managers. What is the life of a resourcing consultant? During your training, we will introduce you to many of the day to day duties of a Recruitment Consultant which will be integrated into your training to ensure that, upon promotion, you are equipped to successfully apply your knowledge and consistently achieve your agreed sales targets. You will be fully responsible for your own time management, candidate generation and performance against targets. Some of the duties you will undertake will include: • Market research to identify skill short areas • Arranging interviews • Interview preparation for candidates • Generating new candidates • Taking references It is important to realise that recruitment is a sales role and 80% of your time will be spent on the phone to candidates and clients. We are looking for someone who is: • A good communicator - Clear and precise communication is a must in recruitment. The ability to build rapport and influence clients and candidates is imperative. • Self-Analytical - You must be able to assess your areas for improvement and work on these in order to develop as a consultant. • Resilient - Recruitment is a tough job! There is a lot of rejection and setbacks; you need resilience and commitment to get you through the inevitable tough times. • A high achiever - A demonstration of your personal success is key. This can be from any aspect of your life, but Recruitment is ideal for someone who exceeds their targets, be it academically, sporting achievements or personal goals. • A Competitive nature - You must have the appetite to outperform your peers and competitors and strive for success. Potensis is one of the UK’s leading specialists in construction and property recruitment and have an ambitious and vibrant team of consultants dedicated to delivering an expert service to all of its clients. Potensis are currently searching for bright, driven individuals to be a part of their success and join their expanding London office. If this does not sound like the ideal role for you but you have an interest in the Construction industry, please contact me anyway to discuss your career further