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Recruitment Consultant - London Bridge

Location: Southwark, Greater London
Salary: £23000/annum + benefits
Posted: 30 days ago
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: CV-Library
About Potensis Potensis are a leading and recognised recruiter within the construction and property industry. Potensis has a deep rooted belief in investing in its people, We are independently owned and have a well-established relationship with leading developers and contractors and are expanding our London office. Potensis have dedicated the past 15 years to training and development, as a result of this, all of our directors and senior management have grown through the business to their current roles. We have the ability to convert raw potential and have an impressive record of converting trainees into successful, high billing recruitment consultants and managers. Our senior management team invest in the trainee consultants on a daily basis and this is applied through training, coaching, feedback and development sessions. What makes us different? Potensis understand that they key to a successful recruitment consultant is an in depth understanding of the recruitment process and the market they work in, which is why we have a well-established in-house training program devised by our senior management team and external trainers. This is delivered on a day to day basis by a dedicated team of learning and development managers. The training program consists of: • One on one coaching sessions • Research projects • Boardroom training sessions • Follow up training activities • On the phone training sessions • Sales training with senior management. Potensis believes in the constant upskilling of our recruitment consultants and our consultants and managers are offered the opportunity to further develop their skills by completing a range of internal and external courses including Open University courses and accredited management courses. We are also affiliated with an external training body to further the training of our first year sales consultants and junior managers. What is the life of a consultant? During your training, we will introduce you to many of the day to day duties of a Recruitment Consultant which will be integrated into your training to ensure that, upon promotion, you are equipped to successfully apply your knowledge and consistently achieve your agreed sales targets. You will be fully responsible for your own time management, candidate generation and performance against targets. Some of the duties you will undertake will include: • Market research to identify skill short areas • Arranging interviews • Interview preparation for candidates • Generating new candidates • Taking references It is important to realise that recruitment is a sales role and 80% of your time will be spent on the phone to candidates and clients. What can we offer you? Potensis offer a basic salary of £23,000 which rises to £25,000 once promoted. You will enrol onto our commission structure from promotion which entitles you to: no threshold and UNCAPPED commission with average earnings of a first year consultant of £30- £45k per year, second years average £60k OTE and third year consultants earn anything from £90k OTE upwards. In addition, we offer the following incentives: • Annual team weekends away to locations such as Las Vegas and Miami. • Additional full day annual leave for birthdays • Incredible company culture; we are all likeminded high achievers and enjoy many social and sporting events together outside of work Our Ideal Recruitment Consultant Communication - Clear and precise communication is a must in recruitment. The ability to build rapport and influence clients and candidates is imperative. Self-Analytical - You must be able to assess your areas for improvement and work on these in order to develop as a consultant. Resilience - Recruitment is a tough job! There is a lot of rejection and setbacks; you need resilience and commitment to get you through the inevitable tough times. High Achievers - A demonstration of your personal success is key. This can be from any aspect of your life, but Recruitment is ideal for someone who exceeds their targets, be it academically, sporting achievements or personal goals. Competitive - You must have the appetite to outperform your peers and competitors and strive for success