Recruitment Consultant

Location Cork, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 month ago
Contact Eileen Walsh
Job ref CRKSL_1610986571

Job description


To understand and match the needs of our clients and candidates to provide quality tailored recruitment services whilst continually meeting target.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

Sales Activity and Business Development

  • New business generation
  • Meet sales / gross profit targets in line with KPIs
  • Client visits - new and service as well as identifying and following up business leads
  • Support on proposal documents and tenders; negotiate fees and rates in line with Company policy as well as complying with approvals / discounts allowed before issuing Terms of Business
  • Responsible for candidate sourcing

Client Management

  • Client Management, identifying client needs and provide regular feedback on quality of service
  • Vacancy management
  • Site management
  • Collate information on clients such as number of employees, department, attrition etc, as well as identifying sale opportunities to include the cross selling of brands and services.
  • Responsible for adding information to the recruitment system
  • Network internally and externally with clients
  • Benchmark for clients - salary, availability, candidate pool, industry activity
  • Offer an on-call service to clients when required
  • Generate management information, complete client satisfaction surveys and present to clients
  • Gathering client information through calls, visits and networking events using well prepared questions to build a full picture of clients to include organisational chart, business operations, main decisions makers and future business goals.

Candidate Management

  • Responsible for candidate sourcing and talent pooling
  • Pre screen and register candidates in line with weekly KPIs
  • Prepare candidates before interviews
  • Responsible for skills testing candidates and providing information to candidates on client history, structure, culture and promotion prospects.
  • Inform candidates on the results of their interviews by giving constructive feedback and advice
  • Negotiate job offers, notice periods and terms of employment
  • Offer advice to candidates on pay rates, training and career progression
  • Manage Temp availability to meet client needs (applicable to Temp Consultants)
  • Spec CVs / market candidates, search / shortlist CVs/, ensure CVs are of a high standard and reflective of client requests
  • Provide information / feedback to candidates on clients and job specifications for all jobs


  • Carry out work instructions in line with Key Processes and QMS
  • Ensure all communications, written and verbal communication are effective and of a high standard
  • Candidate vetting duties to include; identification and national insurance checks, verification of qualifications, obtaining bank details, dealing with timesheets, payroll queries and amendments, tracking credit checks, raise permanent invoices and reference checking
  • Develop and ensure effective use and maintenance of ERP/CRM
  • Assist Branch Manager in the recruitment and selection of staff including Induction, coaching and development also deputise for Branch Manager where necessary
  • Mentor staff within the branch and divisions of other branches and act as point of expertise for consultants
  • Capture info / calls / bookings correctly on ERP/CRM - update and maintain client/ candidate information on the database
  • Manage own PDP
  • Ensure records are kept in line with legislative requirements
  • Any other duties as required

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