Job: Recruitment Consultant

Title Recruitment Consultant
Categories Other
Job Info

An opportunity has arisen for a Recruitment Consultant for our Permanent Division within Wales.  The role will be situated in Llanelli.

We are looking for a Recruitment Consultant, ideally with experience in the following sectors, Industrial, Commercial, Engineering, Construction, however we will accept applications from all recruitment sectors. Recruitment consultants provide a vital link between clients and candidates. You will be required to bring new business, look after existing business and work a 360 recruitment role.

For the right person, it is also very rewarding and exciting and can provide an excellent career as well as excellent earning potential. As a Recruitment Consultant, you will be involved in the following:

  • using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking 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, plus their work culture and environment
  • advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a 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 regarding 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
  • completing accurate reports on a daily/weekly basis
  • meeting performance standards as determined by the Managing Director


To be successful within our business we look for someone with the following attributes:

  • confidence
  • energy
  • commercial awareness
  • excellent presentation skills
  • excellent relationship-building skills
  • organisational skills
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • self-motivated attitude
  • ability to excel in multitasking and meet strict deadlines
  • ability to be pro-active and a “Get on with it” attitude
  • relevant experience in telemarketing, sales or recruitment
  • to be good at building long standing relationships within a business environment
  • to be able to negotiate and influence decision makers
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