Consultant Head-hunter

Posted 19 February by Grace Personnel Ltd

Consultant Head-hunter


  • Gain understanding of the skills and process of head-hunting
  • Gain experience and achieve success within the Research Phase of the search
  • Gain experience and achieve success within Approaching Phase of the search
  • Acquire an understanding of the overall management of a search
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding and use of maximising tools such as FileFinder & Linked In
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the cycle of a search to include process and timescales
  • Build a track record of successful delivery of searches in a timely and efficient manner
  • Gain understanding and be able to articulate clearly the value proposition and positioning of the client propositions
  • Demonstrate considered and accurate qualification of candidates against brief
  • Gain demonstrable understanding of a broad number of roles against which we recruit for our clients
  • Gain demonstrable understanding of cultural differences across the searches you are involved in
  • Become involved and gradually take accountability for developing "successful" CVs
  • Become adept at producing an accurate search target list with cognitive demonstration in support of your choices
  • Work towards advising others in research that are supporting you on your assignments
  • Demonstrate your ability to think outside the box to build shortlists and come up with your own ideas
  • on how to find the right person for the search
  • Demonstrate your ability to lead in a virtual team environment
  • To demonstrate effective "headhunting" communication skills, both written and verbal

Success criteria

  • Confident, bright character and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills on the telephone and face to face
  • Active mind, creative, proactive and resourceful
  • Practical common sense approach and excellent problem solving skills
  • Able to retain and apply knowledge effectively
  • Analytical, organised and clear thinker
  • Able to work to deadlines and set clear expectations of results
  • Decision maker, persuasive and capability to influence
  • Open, honest, integrity, trustworthy, reliable
  • Sense of perspective and realism
  • Career minded and team orientated

Skills and experience

  • University or high level of vocational achievement highly desirable
  • Previous work experience is essential with a minimum of 1 year since completion of your Degree and we have no upper limit on experience and are very open to people who have taken a career break and wish to return to a successful career
  • Background with consistent progression from education and career ideally in related jobs (not necessarily recruitment)
  • Experience of telemarketing or sales very useful as there is a high level of relationship building on the telephone
  • Experience of agency based or in-house recruitment desirable although not essential
  • Experience of other roles that require a well-developed level of people contact, either face to face or over the telephone, for example telemarketing, telesales, helpdesk or call centre

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to reply to everyone. If your application is successful we will contact you within 5 working days. If unfortunately you do not hear from us please feel free to apply for future roles.

Required skills

  • recruitment
  • Headhunting
  • research
  • clients

Application questions

Do you have agency or in-house recruitment experience?
Do you have telemarketing or sales experience?
Are you confident speaking to Senior Executives?
Do you drive and have access to your own transport?
Are you happy to come and register with our agency in Maidenhead?

Reference: 36173377

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