Bilingual Recruitment Consultant

Posted 18 March by French Selection UK

Bilingual Recruitment Consultant


Basic salary region of £20K + uncapped commission OTE £30-40K+
Please state salary expectations on application (please separate basic & commission)
Based at French Selection UK in Central London: Oval and Vauxhall tube/rail stations


French Selection UK is a leading recruitment consultancy specialising in the placement of multilingual professionals primarily fluent in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian for permanent vacancies in business-to-business such as export sales, customer service, engineering, logistics and other areas of international trade. Our clients range from SMEs (small & medium exporting companies) to larger international groups.

The role:

Bilingual Recruitment Consultant - Specialist Recruitment Solutions Finder
Talent Acquisition for multilingual vacancies across the UK

Purpose of the role:
To find and offer tailored recruitment solutions to best fulfil our clients’ vacancies
Handling recruitment projects from start to finish
Successfully place candidates to fill our clients’ vacancies
Achieve and exceed revenue/placements targets

Drafting job description, sourcing candidates, directly dealing with both customers and candidates from start to finish of project, obtaining and arranging interviews, negotiating job offers and placements.
Developing customer relationships and ensuring repeat business from our UK-based clients
Primarily office-based with some client visits

This position requires skills that are typically used in sales and operational roles: negotiating, influencing people, organising, questioning, finding solutions, getting the job done, working to service level and revenue targets, etc.

The candidate:

Fluency in English to a high standard - written & spoken
Good level of fluency in either French, German, Italian or alternatively in another language such as Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Czech, Hungarian, Slovenian, Romanian, Russian, Greek, Serbian, Croatian, Polish, Slovak, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, etc.
Previous experience within a frontline proactive negotiation and solutions-finding role in areas such as: sales, operations, recruitment, export, etc. In other words, someone who can bring their recruitment or commercial/operations expertise into the role and be up &quickly.
Motivated by & comfortable working to revenue/placement targets
Must be an independent and self-reliant character, someone who loves managing and developing their portfolio of clients in an independent way
Strong commercial skills, confident negotiator at all levels including MDs, Directors and HR officers
Proactive solutions-finder with a consultative approach
Assertive and confident with strong communication skills
Flexible approach and mind set required as we recruit in different industries and roles at all levels
Ability to work independently on own initiative
Interested in working within a small close-knit multicultural team, with various European nationalities

Basic salary region of £20K + uncapped commission (OTE £30-40K+)

Required skills

  • French
  • German
  • Recruitment
  • Sales
  • Spanish

Application questions

Are you fluent in English and French, German, Italian or in another language to a high standard?
Do you have previous experience in Sales, Operations, Recruitment, Export etc?
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