Recruitment Consultant

  • by Lamonby Recruitment
  • Location Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
  • Salary £16,000 - £20,000 / year
  • 108 days ago
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Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Recruitment Consultant to join our growing recruitment consultancy in Farlington, Portsmouth.

Working alongside one of our Senior Consultants the successful Recruitment Consultant will be responsible for maintaining and growing our Engineering and Built Environment Desk.

The successful candidates must have a have a minimum of 12 months sales experience preferably within Telephone Sales or Recruitment and will need to be tenacious, target driven with excellent interpersonal skills as building relationships with both clients and candidates will be key.

In return, you will be rewarded with a starting salary of between £16,000 - £20,000 and an excellent uncapped commission structure, team incentives and regular support and training along with a career progression plan.

Core hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm with an early 4.00pm finish every other Friday.

We work with a wide variety of established clients across the UK and it’s your role as the Recruitment Consultant to match a candidate's skills with a client’s requirement and manage the whole process in-between. A number of tools are available to meet these needs including our in house database, job boards and social media platforms to source candidates and advertise vacancies.

Recruitment Consultant Role

Manage the recruitment process from search/application through to a candidates first day.

Ensure that you build strong relationships with both your candidates and your clients on a regular basis.

Contact suitable candidates for current live roles and qualify them over the phone.

Contact existing and new companies to retrieve the latest information on current vacancies, gain new vacancies and continue to build relations whilst promoting the company brand.

Search new candidates and contact previous candidates to keep them informed of the latest vacancies available.

Match skills and attributes to both candidates and client needs ensuring relevant CVs are sent to companies.

Manage your diary and emails, ensuring everyone is kept up to date with the latest information.

Role Requirements and Qualifications

Enthusiastic, target driven, ambitious and entrepreneurial flair

Confident individual with good communication and written skills

Confident telephone manner

Computer literate, will be using Microsoft Office, Outlook and In-house Database

Attributes such as negotiation skills, sales ability, tenacity, time management and

Good administration skills, attention to detail

Must have a have a minimum of 12 months sales experience preferably within Telephone Sales or Recruitment

Recruitment Consultant Package

  • Starting salary £16,000 - £20,000
  • Excellent uncapped bonus structure
  • Regular team incentives
  • 21 Days Holiday, your birthday off
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Early finish every other Friday
  • Career progression

If you feel you have the skills required and would like to gather further information about this role and other opportunities available across the UK then please contact Matt direct on 02392 384650. 


  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info 21 days holiday, your birthday off, Early finish every other Friday, Company Pension
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Recruitment Sales
  • Years Experience 1+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Educational level HND/HNC or equivalent