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Recruitment Consultant

We are looking for a Driven Recruitment consultant who will be responsible for identifying and sourcing both apprenticeship vacancies and suitable candidates in targeted sectors and locations. Supporting the successful placement of candidates in their role and Apprenticeship. This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Department
Business Development
Location
Cardiff
Responsible to
Head of Business Development
Posted
Monday October 26, 2020
Overall purpose & Scope of role

We are looking for a proactive recruitment professional who will be responsible for identifying and sourcing both apprenticeship vacancies and suitable candidates in targeted sectors and locations. Supporting the successful placement of candidates in their role and Apprenticeship.

Key duties
  • Build relationships with Business Development Managers and other team members to identify new vacancies from existing employers
  • Thoroughly screen and assess all potential apprenticeship applicants for eligibility and suitability for programmes in line with funding guidelines
  • Ensure CRM is being used effectively and accurately for tracking activity and reporting
  • Strive for right first time learner placements in line with Quality & Compliance expectations
  • Ensure that vacancies are advertised on relevant platforms
  • Establish and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with employers to support the achievement of sales targets
  • Understand potential apprentices’ employment ambitions and skills. Support them with the application and interview process
  • Communicate with potential apprentices, updating them with progress in matching them to vacancies and ensure that they remain committed to securing an apprenticeship
  • Work with delivery teams to identify and support learners who are ‘at risk of leaving’ during their employment. Sourcing alternative placements and candidates where appropriate
  • Engage with Marketing team to contribute to campaigns to attract candidates including via social media channels
Knowledge & desirable experience

Knowledge & Desirable Experience

  • Working knowledge of CRM systems and B2B pipeline management
  • Previous exposure to apprenticeships/ adult education
  • Prior experience of engaging with 16-18 apprentices
  • Extensive sales/resourcer experience in recruitment
  • Track record of exceeding targets in a fast-paced environment

Desirable Qualifications

  • Level 2 English and maths
  • Level 4 Information Advice & Guidance
Skills & behaviours

Skills

  • Influencing and negotiation ability in a sales environment
  • Proven communicator, with the ability to engage and nurture relationships across a wide range of sectors
  • Attention to detail
  • Competent in the use and purpose of technology with strong IT skills in Microsoft office
  • Planning and organising

Behaviours

  • Sales and target driven
  • Motivating & Engaging
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving
Development opportunities

CPD and training opportunities are available through discussion with your line manager

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