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Construction white collar recruiter – contract

Construction white collar recruitment

Southampton location

Up to £28k basic plus commission up to 30% and additional quarterly top-up

Set up over 10 years ago now, the company can now boast 4 office locations (one overseas), over 40 employees and managers who are proof that long-term careers will be offered and opportunities will be presented.

The role:

  • Working alongside two highly successful construction white collar permanent recruiters who focus on the residential market, your role will be to break in to these clients and to provide contract staffing solutions
  • With a heavy emphasis on face to face contact, you will attend meetings and pitches together ensuring that you provide the client with a full end to end solution
  • Covering the Hampshire, West Sussex, Dorset and Thames Valley region, you will have warm existing clients to build relationships with
  • Covering all disciplines to incorporate site, building and commercial
  • Working in a close knit-team you will share leads and ideas and work together with your colleagues

The person:

  • To be able to be considered you will ideally be an existing construction recruiter with a strong contract background
  • Alternatively you may be a contract recruiter who is keen to move in to the fast pace and currently very busy residential market sector
  • A driver with your own car or a full clean driving licence is essential
  • Proven sales experience and evidence of face to face selling as opposed to pure telephone based recruitment
  • Polished and presentable and able to manage relationships at a senior director level

Why would you want this role?

  • A great team environment
  • Work alongside the company’s top permanent recruiter (out of 40)
  • Commission paying up to 30% with an additional quarterly top-up for achieving target
  • A generous basic of £25-28k
  • Industry leading recruitment courses
  • An in-house training and development manager for continual support
  • An individual personal development plan to work towards
  • Company wide trips overseas
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Recruitment consultant white collar construction

White collar construction recruiter


Basic £25-35k plus commission

Our client has a history spanning 10 years plus of recruiting within the blue collar construction sector across the South. With strong teams who focus on M&E, trades and labour, maintenance, it was only natural that the next stage of growth would be to introduce a white collar permanent construction division. At the beginning of the year a highly experienced director was secured and they can now boast 8 consultants in 4 locations. We are looking to add to that team in Whiteley with 3 additional hires within residential, M&E and construction.

The role:

  • You will work closely with the director, senior consultant and also the blue collar team to map out key clients to build relationships with across the South
  • Conducting intelligent business development calls utilising candidate marketing as opposed to yellow pages cold calling
  • Visiting clients face to face to build long term relationships and to be visible to your hiring managers
  • Managing your own desk and working towards a £10k per month target
  • Planning your own day as this is not a business with a heavy focus on KPIs

The person:

  • An experienced recruitment consultant with upwards of 12 months experience and ideally on a permanent desk
  • An understanding of the construction /technical market would be advantageous
  • Able to demonstrate that you can build long term relationships with a focus on doing what is right for both candidate and client
  • Exposure to conducting face to face meetings with both candidates and clients
  • A strong team player who can work closely with other team members to cross-sell opportunities

Why would you want this role?

  • Our client is building a grown up culture where you will not be expected to achieve unrealistic KPIs
  • A flexible working environment where you can choose your hours between 8am and 6pm
  • An environment where you are encouraged to take time out during lunch to relax and refresh (or join their running club)
  • A director who will support and mentor but equally will treat you with respect and a certain amount of autonomy
  • A great commission scheme that pays up to 25%
  • A great benefits package
  • Above all else an opportunity to be a part of an exciting new phase of growth with new locations opening across the UK
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Recruitment consultant construction

Recruitment consultant construction

Southampton city centre based

Circa £30-35k OTE

Over 10 years ago, two individuals got together and decided to set up a construction agency like no other. Fast forward and they can now boast an office network across the UK and a highly successful permanent team of 7 consultants focusing on the white collar construction market. Due to growth only, they are now looking to add a further two consultants to this team.

The role:

  • Building up your own desk of clients in a specified geographical patch, working closely with the permanent director initially
  • Focusing on candidate generation and sourcing in what is a candidate led market place
  • Using proactive headhunting and sourcing methods to find hard to reach candidates as opposed to relying heavily on job boards and adverts
  • Setting up and attending face to face meetings, initially with your director, to build long term relationships with industry professionals
  • Focusing on working towards achieving a monthly target of £10k with clear goals to achieve senior consultant status

The person:

  • You may have some recruitment experience or alternatively you could be a strong sales professional looking to get your first step on the recruitment ladder
  • We are looking for confidence, but not arrogance, and a strong communication style
  • As an individual you must be thick-skinned and able to handle knock-backs with a resilience to bounce back
  • Ambition is key as this team will continue to grow and will be looking for the future leads as they build a team of leaders to support the growth moving forward
  • A car driver is essential as there is a heavy focus on face to face meetings

Why would you want this role?

  • The permanent team is where the growth in this business will come over the next two years and therefore career progression is within easy reach
  • A highly successful team who work hard but equally don’t take themselves too seriously
  • The business will be moving in to brand new, renovated offices with state of the art technology and support functions
  • A great commission and benefits scheme which is reviewed annually to ensure that they stay one step ahead of the competition
  • An understanding that recruitment doesn’t require a 12 hour day
  • Lots of great incentives, team days out, social events
  • Work for a construction agency that really does focus on quality and won’t compromise for the sake of a quick fee.

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