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Recruitment Consultant

About the role

Location: Leeds, LS1 5AA

Salary: up to £29k DOE + commission

8.30am-5.30pm 3 days in the office, 2 WFH

This role calls for a confident, new business hungry individual adept at following stringent recruitment process in the public sector. The ideal candidate will possess a strong grasp of business development, but also have exposure in the recruitment world and be raring to applying that knowledge in procurement for our clients.

Diligence in time management is crucial for this candidate, given the focus on delivery in this role – potentially managing more than 10 roles during multi-hire campaign wins.

We are expecting the right candidate to be comfortable making proactive calls, enthusiastically connecting with smaller clients, showcasing, and selling our comprehensive offerings. 

The Team

The team currently comprises of one consultant, and a delivery consultant, making this role perfect for someone seeking a balanced workload, enjoys extensive interaction with wider teams and thrives in a rewarding industry within an exceptional company.

Whilst working under the leadership of Hannah Quinn-Hill, you will have constant growth opportunities, and access to a true market leader, meaning your understanding of the Procurement market will exponentially increase over a short period of time.

What you'll be doing

You will specialise in the Procurement Services vertical where your expertise lies, serving as the go to ‘expert’ for both candidates and clients. Your primary responsibility will involve targeting line managers within that designated vertical, aiming to maximise opportunities for business acquisition and overall success.

This candidate will:

  • Business Development
    • Build client relationships by demonstrating your credibility and expertise to effectively secure their business
    • Closely follow individual client strategies to gain trust and consistency from clients, underpinned by regular sales calls and networking
    • Market map to build out all market potential and knowledge – you will do this by cross selling to other vertical experts in your team to optimise client wins
    • Identify sales leads for the team wider team to help develop and increase our presence within key clients
  • Candidate Management
    • Build a suitable talent pool of candidates through thorough market mapping to enable you to present the highest calibre of talent to your client
    • Manage the candidate sourcing process and identify suitable candidates through screening in accordance with the client’s agreed requirements and agreed service levels
    • Arranging interviews, preparing candidates for interview, taking client and candidate feedback  
    • Maintaining relationships with both registered and placed candidates including placement administration and aftercare.
About you

A full 360 existing recruitment background would be ideal, but we are open to someone who has a sales focused mindset with exposure to recruitment looking to enter the public sector.

Alongside this, we’re looking for someone with:

  • A positive, motivated, and charismatic attitude
  • Strong business and commercial acumen
  • Ambitious nature who can keep up a professional and consistent pace with clients
  • The drive to be a team-player within a supportive team and company environment
  • Desire to be a top biller within the recruitment industry
  • Confidence is key!
  • You will be in front of high level directors and individuals at board level so you will need to be eloquent and professional in your verbal and written approach
Why choose us?
  • You will be entering a dynamic and fast paced environment. Not only will you be entering a vibrant industry, but you will constantly be engaged in diverse tasks, interacting with various professionals, and tackling new challenges.
  • The fast-paced nature keeps you agile and offers continuous learning opportunities.
  • If you like connecting with people, this is for you. You will be speaking with individuals from diverse backgrounds. You can make tangible impact on someone’s career while meeting the evolving needs of clients.
  • Benefits: Company Pension Plan, Life Assurance, retail discounts, season ticket loan etc.
  • Tailored programme of training and development.
A journey to bring out the best in you

On our career site, you will find some of the key steps you can expect to guide you along the way.

As one of the world’s largest employers we believe in talent, not labels, and focus on the diverse and unique skills our people bring. We seek to foster a culture of belonging and purpose, an environment where everyone can thrive and feel engaged, and where difference is respected and valued. Our commitment to equity, equal opportunity, inclusion, and diversity is part of our broader commitment to respecting fundamental human rights across our value chain. The Adecco Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interview Stages:

You will initially have an informal 15-minute phone call with our Talent Acquisition Consultant, Polly Dale.

  1. Brief phone call with Hannah Quinn-Hill
  2. Face to face with Hannah Quinn-Hill, Branch Manager Jason Martin and our regional director Jonathon Rayfield

Posting date: 25-02-2024


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