Senior Recruitment Consultants

Location Leicester
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25000 - 35000 per year
Reference PRCL

Principal Recruitment Consultant  

Leicester (LE3) £25,000 - £35,000 uncapped commission, agile working policy, 25 days holiday + option to buy 5 additional days, laptop, mobile phone, cycle to work scheme, life assurance policy, pension contribution + other company perks & benefits.

ATA Recruitment, are one of the UK’s leading providers of candidates into the lucrative technical and engineering sector on both a contract and permanent basis.

We are currently looking for an ambitious Principal Recruitment Consultant to join our expanding team in Leicester. This is an ideal role for an experienced Recruiter who is looking for a step-up into a leadership position in the next 12 months, as there is a clear succession plan in place within this team. Working alongside experienced Consultants, you will quickly come to grips with the engineering sector and establish yourself as pivotal part of this thriving team.

With over 35 years of recruitment experience and a home-grown Management team, we are well placed to help with your transition into our sector. Our thorough training programme equips you with all knowledge and skills you need to be successful – whatever level of experience you have. At ATA Recruitment, we only recruit the best, meaning you will be working alongside true experts, who are all passionate about their chosen field and enjoy what they do. We are looking for like-minded individuals who want to build a long-term career with us; should you embark on this journey with us, we will ensure you are rewarded well.

Not only do we offer a competitive basic salary, attractive benefits package and numerous incentives, but we also work in an extremely results-driven environment. There are clear routes of progression for our top performers - regardless of length of service with the company.

The role of Principal Recruitment Consultant:

  • Initially you will be working with our most experienced recruiter, sourcing candidates for live vacancies within the technical engineering sector
  • Following up on leads provided by either teams within the business
  • Once you have developed confidence in your market and the ATA Way you will then be expected to begin business development to grow your client base
  • Creating your own network of candidates - advertising, job boards, professional networking sites
  • Developing relationships with existing and new clients - understanding their needs and advising them on suitable candidates and market trends
  • Overseeing the entire recruitment cycle including finding candidates, assessing their skills, matching them to the job and the interview process
  • Acting as a mediator in negotiating with your clients and candidates to secure a sale - the placement of your candidate
  • Achieving challenging sales targets. Once you begin to do this consistently then you will be given the remit to organically grow a team around you

The successful candidate will be:

  • Ideally from a sales or recruitment background, with a proven track record
  • Able to form relationships with and present articulately to senior contacts within our marketplace 
  • Ambitious, with a strong desire to succeed
  • Confident, with excellent communication skills
  • Able to work autonomously and effectively
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced and target-driven environment
  • Motivated to provide a first-class service for clients and candidates alike

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact our Talent Acquisition Manager Rachael Bailey-Frost today.

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