Recruitment Consultant

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
07 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Given the significant market growth over the last few years, we are now looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join our established team in Birmingham looking after clients spanning the automotive, aerospace and wider industrial manufacturing sectors. Contrary to widespread perceptions, UK manufacturing is strong with the UK currently the world's ninth largest industrial nation. Manufacturing contributes £6.7tn to the global economy.

Client Details

PageGroup, one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to work for, is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions for the world's top companies. Founded in the UK in 1976, as a two-man operation, four decades later we have grown organically to establish ourselves as one of the best-known and most respected consultancy companies. Page Group now has more than 5000 employees and a global office network, while growing our UK market coverage too. We combine our local knowledge and global expertise to provide a specialised service to both employers and candidates.

PageGroup has been recognised nine times by The Sunday Times as one of the best companies to work for in the UK with top scores for management, leadership and personal growth. 87% of our directors and above have been promoted from within, demonstrating our commitment to career development.


A Recruitment Consultant's day is demanding and varied. The successful candidate will be responsible for 360 degree recruitment, looking after both candidates and clients alike.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying new business opportunities, developing client relationships and managing a client database
  • Developing a network of candidates and managing their aspirations and career search
  • Providing consultancy to both candidates and clients in market conditions whilst managing expectations at every stage of a process
  • Assessing and responding to the needs of each client or assignment and ensuring delivery deadlines are met
  • Managing your clients' and candidates' recruitment process from initial interview to offer stage
  • Focussing on the importance of service delivery and client relationship management (CRM)

Your ultimate goal will be to build mutually beneficial relationships with clients and candidates to provide high service levels and generate new opportunities to maximise PageGroup's commercial performance.


Previous recruitment experience would be advantageous however we will also consider engineering professionals, people with technical manufacturing experience/qualifications or salespeople, with a proven track record of success against targets.

You must be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong customer relationship management, networking and client development abilities
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels of an organisation
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Strong commercial business acumen
  • A passionate desire to succeed and build a successful career

You will receive full training and development, unlimited potential for career progression from a consultant position, the prospect of international career opportunities and excellent earning potential.

Job Offer

Salary dependent on experience. Other benefits include (bonus, private healthcare, pension)

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