Senior Recruitment Consultant

Permanent, Office-based job

Southend-on-Sea, Essex

£25K - £35K (Dependant on experience)

We're a leading technology recruitment agency in Essex

Join our team as a technology recruiter and support European businesses in scaling their tech teams and overcome the talent shortage!

Travel overseas

Our tech recruiters occasionally travel overseas to develop relationships with new and existing business clients

Work-life balance

Offering a better work-life balance: up to 44 days off a year*, regular social events, extended lunch breaks, early finish Fridays, and more!

Pathways in to leadership

As a senior recruitment consultant, you have the opportunity to progress on to Team Leader. We offer weekly team training sessions to help you up-skill and achieve your career goals.

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The Role: Senior Technology Recruitment Consultant

  • Supporting clients and candidates through 360 recruitment process
  • Preparation: develop a good understanding of client companies, their industry, their work culture, etc.
  • Sourcing: using LinkedIn Recruiter to identify and reach out to qualified candidates
  • Screening: reviewing applications and screening candidates to assess suitability
  • Selection: successfully matching qualified candidates to permanent vacancies
  • Preparing CVs and candidate profiles to forward on to clients regarding suitable applicants
  • Hiring: guiding candidates through the interview process, ensuring the best chances of success
  • Supporting clients and candidates through the onboarding process
  • Managing candidate and client expectations, negotiating salaries
  • Providing full recruitment support and effective staffing solutions to clients
  • Build and manage your own client/candidate portfolio
  • Travel overseas to build and develop client relationships
  • Employee advocacy: supporting our marketing efforts (e.g, social media engagement, advertising jobs, brand promotion)
  • Working towards and exceeding targets relating to the number of candidates placed or client billings.
  • Commission structure up to 30% flat rate per month with no ‘desk fee’
  • Base salary between £25,000 - £35,000 (dependent on experience)
  • 25 Days Annual Leave, plus Bank Holidays
  • 11 Wellbeing days - enjoy every last Friday of the month off
  • Christmas & New Year period off
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Monthly team social events
  • Quarterly 'London Lunch Club' (Michelin star dining)
  • Annual company holiday
  • Casual dress & early finish on Fridays
  • Gym membership contribution and extended lunch breaks
  • Free onsite refreshments (fresh coffee, canned drinks, bottled water, etc.)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Pool table in break room
  • Overseas travel to develop our existing and prospective customer base
  • 2-3+ years experience as a recruiter
  • Experience in 360 recruitment (managing candidate and client processes)
  • College or university level education
  • Great communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-disciplined, financially motivated, resilient
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong sales, negotiating and marketing skills
  • Previous experience working within technology recruitment (advantageous)
  • Previous sales experience (advantageous)

Better opportunities await outside of London. Apply below and progress your recruitment career with us!

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