JOB TITLE: Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Industry : Working for Bluefire Job Location : Liverpool
Job Reference : 7122 Job Category : Recruitment Consultancy
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 14/01/2011
Salary & Benefits : £14000 - £17000 per annum + Bonus
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

Enthusiastic Graduate calibre candidate required to join our Trainee Recruitment Consultant Programme and be part of our motivated team situated in the heart of the business district of Liverpool. In line with our ambitious growth plans, we plan to increase the size of our business in accordance to continued and outstanding success. Our clients include FTSE 100 and 250 organisations and our consultants enjoy benefits of up to 30 days holiday, car, I-phone, laptop & earnings in excess of £70k pa

Job Description

Bluefire Consulting is an award winning Recruitment and Headhunting agency operating in over 30 locations throughout the UK. Bluefire specialises in a variety of niche markets such as Commercial and Finance, Engineering and Technical, IT and Telecoms and Sales and Marketing.
We are in our fifteenth year of business and rank in the Financial Times 100 fasting growing companies, Bluefire maintains a strong primary focus on exceptional service to all candidates and clients thus the ideal graduate must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of success in your career to date as well as be motivated to succeed in a sales career as a recruitment consultant's day is targeted, fast paced and challenging.

We are currently looking to recruit for our busy Liverpool Head Office where no two days are ever the same. Expect to be constantly challenged in your ability to reach set targets, bring on new business and generate revenue. In return for high levels of professionalism, commitment and energy we expect from our trainees we will offer you full training and support and a competitive starting salary of £14,000-£17,000 pa plus bonus.
The first stage of the training programme will take approx 3 months, you will initially join the team as an Administrator. This will give you the opportunity to learn all about our recruitment processes, the company and its operations.
Your main duties will include:
* Being the first point of contact for candidates and clients
* Answering calls and directing as necessary
* Ensuring all databases are up to date
* Ensuing all employment legislation is adhered to
* Amending legal documents
* Dealing with correspondence to Clients and Candidates
* Providing administrative support such as responding to letters, emails, faxes, scanning, filing and travel bookings.
* Ensuring all relevant paperwork is on file
* Compiling daily statistics on Consultants and Resourcers activities
* Conducting credit Checks
* Assisting with payroll procedures
After completion of the first stage you will be promoted to Resourcer where you will be responsible for sourcing and matching candidates. You will be dealing with clients directly and placing candidates in roles. This stage is expected to last 6-9 months with a salary increase to approximately £25,000 pa (inclusive of bonus) in addition to a contracted iPhone and Laptop.
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 completion of this final stage you will progress to become a Recruitment Consultant, with benefits of up to 30 days holiday, a car allowance and earnings which can be in excess of £70,000 pa.
Key Competencies
* Communication
* Resilience
* Makes timely decisions, even in ambiguous situations
* Takes important issues and potential outcomes into account when making decisions
* Displays self-confidence without arrogance
* Loves selling and is results driven
* Is flexible in approach to secure business from existing and potential clients
* Persuasive in every medium (over the phone or face to face)
* Can sell services to existing and new clients using appropriate, effective techniques
* Displays energy
* Business decision making and knowledge - Ability to make effective judgements on available data / knowledge
* Building Relationships - Ability to build relationships, interact sensitively, use effective networks
* Planning and Organising - Ability to identify the steps to be taken to achieve objectives
* Lateral Thinking and Problem Solving
* Computer literate with good understanding of Word, Excel and Outlook

Job Keywords

Graduate, Recruitment, Sales, recruiter, headhunter, headhunting, principle recruitment, Liverpool,

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

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