Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
7 months ago

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

Trainee Recruitment Consultant (Public Sector) - Altrincham (with home working)

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:

Developing New Business

The role will require developing new client relationships within the Public Sector. This includes brand new relationships as well as existing relationships from Government frameworks.

Delivery Process

  • Advertising, search of database, job boards, LinkedIn and Headhunting
  • 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.

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.

If interested please contact James Cook on 0161 924 3946 or email

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