East London, ZA
1d ago

Sector Customer Services,Human Resources,Recruitment Location East London Job Type full time Experience 2 to 3 years Qualifications No education Package Negotiable Description

Headhunters is expanding and we are looking for a young, dynamic and customer-centric individual to join our awesome team, in the capacity of a Business Development & Recruitment Consultant.

This position is based in East London.

  • This is a new and exciting role which has been designed to accelerate Headhunters brand awareness and to accentuate the way we value our people, our clients and our candidates;
  • to the way we do business, and the way we embrace our vision and live our values; this is what defines Team Headhunters.

    Furthermore, we value excellent communication skills and the self-confidence to engage with people at all levels; as well as individuals who pay close attention to detail and who have a high work ethic.

    In return, we offer a stimulating and fast-paced working environment where you will have the opportunity to work with Industry Leaders and decision makers.

    Professional development, EXCELLENT earning potential and recognition for your achievements are further benefits of a career as a Business Development & Recruitment Consultant at Headhunters Recruitment.

    That said, we welcome applications from candidates who have a proven track record within the recruitment industry.

    Job description

    The Recruitment Consultant is responsible for attracting candidates and matching them to temporary or permanent positions jobs with client companies.

    The jobs may vary from entry-level roles to Management positions.

    The Recruitment Consultant will work with client companies, building relationships in order to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements.

    He / She will attract candidates by drafting advertising copy for use in a wide range of media, as well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals.

    The Recruitment Consultant will screen candidates, interview them, do background checks, and finally match candidates to their clients.

    Consultants also provide advice to both clients and candidates on salary levels, training requirements and career opportunities.

    Typical work activities

    A Recruitment Consultant's role is demanding and diverse, and involves :

  • using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking in order to attract business from client companies;
  • building relationships with clients;
  • developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do and their work culture and environment;
  • advertising vacancies appropriately by drafting and placing adverts in a wide range of media (e.g., newspapers, websites, magazines);
  • headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates;
  • completing a search of the candidate database to find the right person for the employer’s vacancy;
  • receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and short-listing candidates;
  • requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the employer;
  • briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question;
  • preparing CV’s and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants;
  • organising interviews for candidate as requested by the client;
  • informing candidates about the results of their interviews;
  • negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates;
  • offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression;
  • reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.
  • Qualifications

  • Matric / Grade 12 with Mathematics
  • Completed 3 year Diploma / Degree advantageous
  • Valid Drivers Licence and own vehicle essential
  • Skills & Attributes

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Flexible
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Deadline-orientated
  • Good business acumen
  • Creative be able to think-out-the-box
  • Good networking ability
  • Computer literate
  • Team player
  • High customer service ethic
  • Honest and integrity
  • Driven and passionate to succeed
  • Apply
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