JOB TITLE: Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant


Industry : Working for Bluefire Job Location : Liverpool
Job Reference : 8931 Job Category : Recruitment Consultancy
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 13/09/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £14000 - £25000 per annum + iPhone5+Ipad+laptop
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant, Liverpool City Centre, £25k pa + iPhone 5, Laptop, iPad, 29 days holiday. Bluefire Consulting is an award winning Recruitment and Headhunting agency operating throughout the UK. We specialise in a variety of niche industry sectors such as Commercial, Finance, Engineering, IT, Telecoms, Sales and Marketing. Our clients include industry leaders in their respective industries such as Virgin, Fujitsu, SSE, Enterprise, European Metal Recycling, Schneider El


Job Description

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant, Liverpool City Centre, £25k pa + iPhone 5, Laptop, iPad, 29 days holiday.

Bluefire Consulting is an award winning Recruitment and Headhunting agency operating throughout the UK. We specialise in a variety of niche industry sectors such as Commercial, Finance, Engineering, IT, Telecoms, Sales and Marketing.

Our clients include industry leaders in their respective industries such as Virgin, Fujitsu, SSE, European Metal Recycling, Schneider Electric, Prodrive, Bunzl, Veolia and SCA.

Now in our 17th year of business with recognition by the Financial Times as a top 100 fastest growing inner city company, Bluefire maintains a strong primary focus on exceptional service to both candidates and clients alike. Our aim is to recruit 10 Graduate Trainees across our Liverpool and London offices within the next 12 months.

We are initially looking to recruit for our busy Liverpool Head Office, where no two days are ever the same. Working in the heart of the business district in our prestigious offices, you should expect to be constantly challenged in your ability to reach targets, bring on new business and help provide recruitment solutions for our clients.

The ideal graduate calibre candidate must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of success in your work experience to date, as well as being motivated to be able to succeed in a sales environment, as a recruitment consultant's day is targeted, fast paced and challenging.

You will start as a Resourcer, where you will be responsible for sourcing and matching candidates, and will learn the building blocks as to how a recruitment agency operates. From here you will gradually be introduced into a client facing role where you will shadow an experienced recruiter. This stage is expected to last 6-12 months with a salary increases commensurate with your performance.

In return for high levels of professionalism, commitment and energy we expect from our trainees, we offer you full training and support and a competitive starting salary of £14,000-£17,000 pa basic plus individual commission, team bonuses and also company profit share, meaning your anticipated first year earnings are likely to be circa £25,000 pa.

You will have 28 days holiday plus an additional day's annual leave to celebrate your birthday. In addition you will also be provided with a company laptop, iPhone 5 and iPad. Our top performing Graduate Trainees have qualified for a company car allowance within their first 12 months with the company, and have also been rewarded with a £3,000 Tag/Rolex watch (or similar) to recognise their achievements.

Your main duties will include:

* Overseeing the recruitment process from start to finish
* Writing job Specifications and adverts
* Sourcing Candidates from job boards and applications
* Matching candidates to your own vacancies and the vacancies of your Managing Consultant
* Agreeing Terms and Conditions with clients
* Arranging suitable interview times
* Preparing candidates for interview via telephone screening and face to face interviews
* Receiving and relaying interview feedback to both client and candidate
* Building and consolidating relationships with candidates and clients
* Formatting and editing CVs in preparation for sending to clients
* Contacting potential clients and promoting our services
* Accompanying Consultants on client site visits

On progression to becoming a Recruitment Consultant, you can expect to achieve total earnings in excess of £70,000 pa.

To apply you will need to have a 2:1 degree or above, ideally in a business, technical, IT or engineering related subject. We will also consider exceptional candidates who can demonstrate strong A level grades combined with relevant work experience. Candidates' who play competitive sports such as Rugby, Hockey, Golf, etc, are of particular interest, as are those candidates who have previously done voluntary work and/or have participated in university clubs and societies.

Key Competencies

* Results driven
* Persuasive in every medium (over the phone or face to face)
* Building Relationships - Ability to develop relationships, interact sensitively, use effective networks, build rapport
* Can sell services to existing and new clients using appropriate, effective techniques
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Displays energy
* Commercial awareness and ability to understand technical concepts
* Very well presented
* Resilience and tenacity
* Displays self-confidence without arrogance
* Ability to prioritise
* Planning and Organising - Ability to identify the steps to be taken to achieve objectives, well organised
* Takes important issues and potential outcomes into account when making decisions
* Business decision making and knowledge - Ability to make effective judgements on available data / knowledge, i.e. makes timely decisions, even in ambiguous situations
* Lateral Thinking and Problem Solving
* Computer literate with good understanding of Word, Excel and Outlook

For further information please email Hiroo Caprario with your CV, details of your current circumstances, and reasons why you feel you are suitable for this opportunity.


Job Keywords

"recruitment consultancy" "sales" "graduate"



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Recruitment Consultancy recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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