Trainee Recruitment Consultant – London Bridge

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  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £23,000 - £25,000
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Potensis
  • Job Ref: LBI/901

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London

Potensis are the number one recruiter within our sector, placing senior management and technical candidates in to the UK’s best house builders. It is certainly not unusual for our strong performers to have an OTE of £80,000 – £100,000+ as our commission is uncapped.

If you want to fast track your career, work hard and earn BIG…Apply now to organise a consultation meeting!

Potensis understand that the key to a successful Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant is an in depth understanding of the recruitment process and the market they work in, which is why we have a well-established in-house training program devised by our senior management team and internal trainers. This is delivered on a day to day basis by a dedicated team of learning and development managers. The training program consists of:

• One on one coaching sessions
• Research projects
• Boardroom training sessions
• Follow up training activities
• On the phone training sessions
• Sales training with senior management.

Potensis believes in the constant upskilling of our Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultants and our consultants and managers are offered the opportunity to further develop their skills by completing a range of internal and external courses including Open University courses and accredited management courses. We are also affiliated with an external training body to further the training of our first year sales consultants and junior managers.

What is the life of a Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant?
During your training, we will introduce you to many of the day to day duties of a Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant which will be integrated into your training to ensure that, upon promotion, you are equipped to successfully apply your knowledge and consistently achieve your agreed sales targets.
You will be fully responsible for your own time management, candidate generation and performance against targets. Some of the duties you will undertake will include:

• Market research to identify skill short areas
• Arranging interviews
• Interview preparation for candidates
• Generating new candidates
• Taking references

It is important to realise that recruitment is a sales role and 80% of your time will be spent on the phone to candidates and clients.What can we offer you as a Graduate Trainee

Recruitment Consultant?
Potensis offer a basic salary of between £23,000 and £25,000 depending on experience. You will enrol onto our commission structure from day one which entitles you to: no threshold and UNCAPPED commission with average earnings of a first year Recruitment Consultants of £30- £45k per year, second years average £60k OTE and third year Recruitment Consultants earn anything from £90k OTE upwards, In addition, we offer the following:
Annual team weekends away to locations such as Las Vegas and Miami.

  • Additional full day annual leave for birthdays
  • Incredible company culture; we are all like minded high achievers and enjoy many social and sporting events together outside of work
  • Pizza Tuesday every pay day week paid for by Potensis
  • Leave early on Fridays to get the weekend started sooner
  • Baskets of delicious fresh fruit delivered to the office for all to enjoy.

Our Ideal Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant:

  • Experience within a sales role/environment and working towards targets is essential
  • Communication – Clear and precise communication is a must in recruitment. The ability to build rapport and influence clients and candidates is imperative.
  • Self-Analytical – You must be able to assess your areas for improvement and work on these in order to develop as a consultant.
  • Resilience – Recruitment is a tough job! There is a lot of rejection and setbacks; you need resilience and commitment to get you through the inevitable tough times.
  • High Achievers – A demonstration of your personal success is key. This can be from any aspect of your life, but Recruitment is ideal for someone who exceeds their targets, be it academically, sporting achievements or personal goals.
  • Competitive – You must have the appetite to outperform your peers and competitors and strive for success.

To apply for this job email your details to lou.billups@potensis.com

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