Your new company
Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group, the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific. With over 8,748 staff operating from 244 offices in 33 countries across 20 specialisms, last year we placed around 57,000 candidates into permanent jobs, and around 212,000 people into temporary assignments.
Within our Procurement specialism, we have a commitment to growing our Procurement temp team in Ebury Gate who specialise in recruiting skilled interim Procurement professionals across the public sector in London. To achieve this growth, we are looking to appoint a driven and motivated Recruitment Consultant to work alongside a successful and experienced team who have delivered positive results, period on period, including our best financial result in 3 years.
Your new role
Recruitment is fast-paced and dynamic, every day you'll make a lasting impact. Hays is well established within Procurement and you will utilise this reputation to lead from the front in winning business from new clients whilst growing existing client relationships. You will quickly develop expertise in your specialist market by advertising roles, meeting with clients and candidates, networking in your industry sector and utilising our market leading database. You will be expected to deliver and exceed KPI’s and targets on a monthly basis by bringing together both candidate and client to meet their requirements.
The Procurement team has an exclusive knowledge partnership with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Chain (CIPS) and using this, you will develop professional relationships and raise Hays’ profile across the market. In a skill short market, you must demonstrate innovative ways of attracting the best Procurement talent and providing an outstanding service in introducing them to suitable employers, managing the candidate experience from initial contact through to appointment and aftercare.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have excellent sales skills and a proven track record of success in either previous employment or Education. There’s not one typical person that makes a good recruiter. We've got people from all kinds of backgrounds - retail, sales professionals, ex-tradespeople, graduates...
You’ll need to have excellent interpersonal skills, credibility and drive to build relationships with your clients and candidates. To succeed you'll need to demonstrate that you are results-focused and possess an ambitious drive to succeed in a competitive and fast paced environment. Although not essential, it will be beneficial for you to have an interest or awareness of procurement within the public sector. Your clients and candidates will be highly skilled, passionate about the work that they do and are at the very centre of some of the most important projects in the UK.
You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, show attention to detail and a strong work ethic in order to succeed. Recruitment is hard work and it takes time and perseverance to achieve results, so resilience, persistence and determination are key. You need to be passionate about people, outgoing and confident.
What you'll get in return
Hays are committed to developing our employees and you will receive the best training in the industry to help you achieve success as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. This will enable you to build your own business and client/candidate relationships, so you can achieve and enjoy a lasting and rewarding recruitment career. You will be working in a fast paced, challenging yet supportive, fun and sociable environment. You will be rewarded for your success with a competitive basic salary of £20-25k, plus uncapped commission and a wide range of excellent incentives and benefits as well as unrivalled career progression within our business. As an exceptional consultant you will have the opportunity to fast track your career, moving into team and operational management longer term.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Katie Brightly now on for a confidential discussion on your career
Our culture is meritocratic; we share a passion for creating opportunities for our people to flourish & succeed whatever their background. We deliver a world-class service to a diverse customer-base and as such welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.
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