First People Solutions
The role of a Resourcing consultant is focused and measured upon the delivery of suitable candidates within tight time frames. You will also be expected to gather market information and sales leads that will prove valuable to the business development function of the business. You will be working as part of a cohesive team all as part of the business vision and strategy.
Typical work activities:
• Working towards targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated;
• Developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do and their work culture and environment;
• Advertising vacancies appropriately by drafting and placing adverts in a wide range of media, e.g., newspapers, websites, magazines;
• Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates and employers;
• Headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work;
• Using candidate databases to find the right person for the client’s vacancy;
• Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and creating a shortlist of candidates;
• Requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client;
• Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question;
• Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants;
• Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client;
• Informing candidates about the results of their interviews;
• Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates;
• Offering advice to candidates on pay rates, training and career progression;
Resourcing consultants are responsible for attracting candidates and matching them to temporary or permanent positions with client companies. They work with client companies, building relationships in order to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements.
Resourcing consultants attract candidates by drafting advertising copy for use in a wide range of media, as well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals. They screen candidates, interview them, do background checks and finally match them to their clients. Consultants also provide advice to both clients and candidates on salary levels, training requirements and career opportunities.
You will be rewarded with your SCQF level 6 in business and administration.
You will also learn more personal qualities such as;
• Good communication skills, both oral and written
• Good organizational skills
• Good interpersonal and customer service skills
• An ability to work using own initiative within boundaries
• An ability to work effectively with people across a wide range of levels and responsibilities
• Good team-working skills
You will need qualifications of National 4's and National 5's.
You will also need to have a good knowledge on Microsoft packages on the computer. Along with a good standard of knowledge in administration you will also need to have a keen interest in working in a business and administration environment.
Tenacity & Determination
Strong Desire to succeed