Recruitment consultant technical shipping

Senior Recruitment Consultant
Posted 1 year ago

Recruitment consultant

Southampton – technical shipping

Circa £35-40k OTE

A leading international specialist recruiter for the maritime and shipping industry, with strategically placed offices in the UK and overseas. Established for over 15 years now, they have just moved their head office in Southampton to newly renovated offices which offer unrivalled views across Southampton water, bright and spacious open plan environment, state of the art systems, free parking and a genuine opportunity to build your recruitment career. In fact, the majority of their team leaders and managers are all home grown.

The role:

As part of a highly experienced maritime division, we are now looking for an experienced recruiter to join and to focus on placing shipping professionals into technical and commercial positions such as superintendent, chartering, operations, broking and trade support. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with warm clients and to focus on recruiting for some of the most prestigious Ship Owners and Operators, Trading Organisations and Oil Majors across the EMEA Region. This is a full 360 role where you will see yourself:

  • Building professional relationships with existing clients
  • Expanding the current client base through intelligent recruiting and not phone bashing
  • Attracting candidates utilising a variety of methods including using social media to head hunt, advertising and networking, building your own reputation
  • Managing the interview/selection processes for client and candidate from initial screen to candidate placement
  • Negotiating salaries and terms and conditions within specified guidelines
  • Researching the market place and industry
  • Attending industry specific conferences and exhibitions
  • Above all else, truly immersing yourself in your market keeping up to date with industry news and changes

The person:

  • Ideally you will be degree educated but this is not essential
  • We are specifically looking for recruitment experience and ideally within a technical or engineering discipline
  • You will be someone who thrives on achieving targets and working towards company and personal goals
  • Ideally you will be looking for an opportunity to grow and manage a division and to step in to a team leader role in the near future

Why would you want this role:

  • An opportunity to develop your career
  • Beautiful offices with free parking
  • A commission scheme that offers a ZERO threshold
  • In addition an opportunity to earn quarterly bonus
  • Flexible working and a grown up non KPI environment
  • Quarterly and annual incentives including a recent trip to Dubai


Job Features

Job CategoryMarine and shipping

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