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Recruitment Consultant

Location : Cardiff
Type : Permanent
Salary : Competitive remuneration

Executive/Professional Recruitment Associate

About us……

Head4Talent is a specialist recruitment practice based in Wales, which offers specialist recruitment solutions pan sector.

We work at the professional end of the market with Executive level, Senior Management, Management Finance and Accountancy professionals.

We offer contingent and retained services and have been highly successful at supporting businesses in Wales attract the best talent in the local market, as well as attracting talent from outside Wales into the area.

In addition to our core discipline of Finance and Accountancy we are looking to grow and develop our recruitment services in new disciplines.

We have a highly experienced team of Consultants who are professionally qualified in the Finance and Accountancy field.

We place high levels of importance on working professionally, with high levels of integrity, honesty and delivering exceptional levels of customer service whilst producing market leading candidate shortlists and appointments.

As part of our continued desire to both grow and develop whilst maintaining high levels of customer service, we have created a new role for an Executive/Professional Recruitment Associate

What does this role entail?

In summary this role will provide an efficient and professional recruitment support to our Consultants across a wide range of different areas

-Write and develop high quality candidate and corporate candidate packs, including copy for media platforms including job boards and social media

-Search activity to support assignments and campaign including identification of candidates through database/network, Linked In and other intelligence

-Discuss briefs with candidates and help to assess suitability, acting as a conduit between Client and candidate where necessary providing candidates with additional information

-Manage high quality interview process including the management of key communications between candidate and Consultant including feedback

-Project support to improve and develop our CRM and candidate database, to optimize use of technology and to ensure compliance with internal quality protocols, and GDPR

- Business management, to work closely with Administrator/Resourcer to improve, develop and refine processes across the business to improve quality, customer service and output, efficiency and to enable robust business support during growth

-As a small team, it is important that we are all prepared to operate on a hands-on basis and pick up other tasks on an ad-hoc basis

What do you require to be successful in this post?

Our recruitment mantra is about core values, intellect, behaviours, transferable skills and capability. We favour this in nearly all situations over direct like for like experience.

We are looking for………how do you stack up?

Values-honesty and transparency, high levels of personal and professional integrity

Intellect-we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate agile thinking, problem solving ability and who has the capacity and desire to learn, who can grasp new concepts quickly. Will also seek to clarify by asking questions.

Behaviours- exemplary work ethic, will always go the extra mile, highly professional, motivated by doing an excellent job and delivering high quality output. Taking a pride in what you do. High levels of enthusiasm, drive, determination and passion. Down to earth and hands-on. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Sees opportunities for improvement. Takes responsibility for actions and readily owns projects. Is a starter and a finisher!  Bounces back and is resilient. Good sense of humour! Proactive and not reactive. Customer service focused. Will deliver on promises. Ability to manage expectations openly and transparently when things are not going to plan. Not egotistical. A healthy balance of possessing a ‘can do’ attitude, measured with the ability to say no when necessary. Enjoys a fast pace environment.

Transferable skills

-Excellent written (we place high importance on good spelling and grammar) and verbal communication skills. A clear and articulate and professional communicator

-Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills

-Outstanding organizational skills. We work in a fast pace environment, managing multiple projects at any one time. Ability to continually prioritise and re-prioritise

-Excellent IT skills including all Microsoft Office packages.

-Good project management skills

-Good team player skills as well as ability to work independently

-360-degree management skills, importantly being able to manage upwards and sideways.

-Meticulous, eye for detail and accuracy. High standards of professional output.


-Candidate background.

We are very open on candidate backgrounds and are open to consider candidates at an earlier stage in their career or candidates with more significant experience. We are less concerned about the sectors you have worked in and it is not a requirement to have worked in the recruitment sector previously.

We are more interested in the skills you have developed, the progression of your CV. We are also interested in your track record of achievement and references.

What is on offer?

The opportunity to join a small but growing business and help take it to the next stage of its development. This is a key role, whose remit will grow in line with the business’ development.

The candidate can really make this role their own. There is an opportunity to take a lead role in developing the business going forward.

Based in our contemporary offices in Cardiff we offer a competitive remuneration package and holidays, as well as access to gym, café, free parking, laptop, phone.

We look forward to hearing from you! 😊









Position of : Recruitment Consultant, Cardiff

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