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Trainee Recruiter - Altrincham

  • Salary: £16500 - £18000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Altrincham, Cheshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 15/11/2017
  • Job reference: J377462A

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Trainee Recruiter, Resourcer, Recruitment, Public Services, IT, Headhunting, sourcing, customer focused, sales, Candidate journey, Experis, Manpower, Graduate, Altrincham, Manchester

Trainee Recruiter - Altrincham

Experis (part of the Manpower Group) is a globally recognized recruitment consultancy with a focus on IT, finance and engineering. We are currently recruiting for a trainee recruiter to join the public services contract team, placing IT contractors into a host of roles across government. This is an entry level role with no previous recruitment experience necessary.

Job responsibilities:

Delivery Process

  • Advertising, search of database, job boards, LinkedIn and Headhunting
  • Carry out face to face candidate interviews on an ad hoc basis.
  • Undertake candidate telephone interviews in order to identify a short list. This will necessitate evening work and occasional weekends.
  • Chasing clients for feedback on CVs as required.
  • Booking interviews with client/candidates as required.
  • Debriefing candidates and clients after interviews as required.
  • Making offers and closing/signing up Applicants/Clients.
  • Taking up references for candidates.
  • Preparing CVs for presentation to Clients, and ensuring quality levels are sufficient for Client inspection.
  • Preparing applicants for interviews.
  • Working within the delivery timescales as agreed with the client.

Record Keeping and Administration

  • Maintaining Client and Applicant records to the standards laid down by the Employment Agencies Act, the Quality Management System and the Experis Client and Contractor administration process manual.
  • Recording details of the recruitment process i.e. CVs sent, interviews arranged, vacancy requirements and placements.
  • Marking up of CVs.


  • As required, network with applicants and clients in the evenings
  • Research and present technical understanding on a regular basis
  • Specialise within several technologies to pro-actively build hot lists and an understanding of the candidates within that market.
  • Attend regular training workshops to improve knowledge and skills
  • Behave in a positive manner towards colleagues, clients and candidates
  • Undertake all duties in accordance with procedures in the Quality Assurance Manual
  • Ensure that own areas of work are serviced and covered thoroughly and efficiently
  • Any other duties commensurate with the post as directed by the appropriate Account Manager/Team Leader or Manager
  • Ability to provide information for contractors on Experis' range of products and services.

Person Specification


  • Experience in a customer focused role, with demonstrable potential to progress into account management or sales.

Skills, Knowledge & Attributes

  • Good computer skills and ability to acquire knowledge of the in-house candidate database swiftly in order to be able to undertake multi-level searches.
  • Good reasoning skills and ability to screen and eventually interview applicants and make sound judgements on suitability.
  • Excellent telephone skills (basic sales, message handling, service).
  • Reasonable presentation skills.
  • Reasonable knowledge of the market place and of competitors.
  • Basic negotiation skills.
  • Some technical knowledge.
  • Ability to project professionalism and personality over the phone and face to face.
  • Networking skills.