8 months ago
External Recruitment Consultant - Manchester
Our client is a Universitys recruitment consultancy placing students and graduates into temporary and part-time roles both on campus and with clients across Greater Manchester.
360 recruitment role to support the Branch Manager in developing and expanding their recruitment service with businesses in the Greater Manchester area, achieving targets and contributing to growing the external business.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone from a business development background who wants to develop his or her career within a Higher Education setting.
New Business Development
A warm desk, contacting local businesses via telephone and email within Greater Manchester to sell the service and gain suitable job roles and long lasting relationships
Provide research for the Branch Manager to be used in targeting UK clients on individual assignments and preferred supplier relationships.
Undertake competitor, customer and pricing analysis to identify and exploit new potential markets and benchmark offerings to competitors.
Deliver an excellent level of service to the new and existing accounts
Assist the clients to identify their leadership/professional recruitment needs and develop a bespoke search/recruitment strategy for each assignment.
Deliver outstanding levels of communication and management of expectations throughout the process to ensure the client is fully aware of developments and delighted with service provided.
Attending client meetings with senior clients to gain a thorough briefing for the assignment and developing a search/recruitment strategy with the client
Conducting detailed interviews face to face to determine the suitability of the individual for the post
Guiding the candidate through interview and appointment process
Essential Skills & Requirements:
Degree qualified or equivalent Business Development experience
Experience of presenting and liaising within large organisations
Developing long-term relationships with decision makers at all levels
A sound understanding of the temporary recruitment market with proven experience in business-to-business sales
Excellent communication skills will be required as the role will involve assisting with the delivery of presentations to prospective clients and at networking events
The ability to produce convincing sales materials
Sales and marketing strategies plans and reports.
Awareness of new developments within recruitment particularly with regard to legislative changes and issues affecting the HE/FE sector.
Computer literate in the use of Microsoft applications and have an awareness of online recruitment methods.
Experience in Recruitment (Agency)
Experience of recruiting into or having worked within the higher education sector
Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.