Recruitment Consultant Level 3
The recruitment consultant’s role is to identify and secure job opportunities within client organisations. They attract candidates and successfully place them in those jobs in return for a fee. A recruitment consultant may focus on the supply of flexible workers, permanent placements or a combination of both. Typical responsibilities for a recruitment consultant are:
- Identifying, qualifying and securing client recruitment opportunities in line with corporate and personal goals
- Identifying, assessing and placing suitable candidates to meet client requirements in order to achieve revenue in line with corporate and personal goals
- Developing and manage client / candidate relationships to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and quality standards
- Meeting all procedures and carrying out relevant processes to ensure industry codes of ethics and relevant legislation are adhered to
- How to establish, negotiate and agree terms and conditions of business with clients
- All necessary processes, payment and aftercare services in line with company policies
- The different recruitment models (eg. Temporary, Permanent, Contract Recruitment, Executive Search etc)
- Agreed job-related Key Performance Indicators (KPIs, e.g. vacancies taken, calls made, interviews etc) and how they will be assessed and measured during the apprenticeship
- How to ensure candidates and clients receive a professional and comprehensive recruitment service
- How to develop successful sales techniques for recruitment
- The principles of assessing people
- Identify, progress and convert sales leads into new clients, candidates and placements as required
- Proactively and consistently strive to identify and obtain new business opportunities
- Source suitable vacancies in line with company policies and sales procedures
- Manage and profitably develop client relationships
- Identify and attract candidates using all appropriate methods to fill jobs
- Monitor responses/applications received and make sure that candidate applications are processed efficiently
- Shortlist and present suitably qualified applicants against defined job vacancies
- Manage the recruitment and selection processes by effectively liaising with the client, candidate and internal teams
- Courage and ability to effectively challenge poor practice
- Tenacity and resilience
- Confident, assertive and persuasive communicator
- Ambition, drive and determination
Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this might include five GCSEs and/or A levels.
English and Maths
Level 2 English and Maths will need to be achieved, if not already, prior to taking the end point assessment.
The duration of this apprenticeship is typically 12 months.
This is a level 3 Apprenticeship.