Principal Recruitment Consultant

Posted 13 May 2024
Salary £28,300 + benefits & uncapped commission (OTE in excess of £40k-£55k in the first 18-24 months)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Careers at James Andrews
Contact NameJo Dufficy

Job description

Are you an experienced recruiter who loves recruitment, but looking for a working environment that aligns with your values?

As proud recipients of the 2023 People's Platform Award for Outstanding Company Culture and a highly-coveted Investors in People Gold accreditation, James Andrews is not your average workplace.

We believe in rewarding excellence from day one. Enjoy a competitive starting salary and a transparent generous commission structure, ensuring the opportunity for your success is limitless.

But that’s not all. We offer a range of market-leading additional benefits and opportunities including;

·         Generous Holiday Package: Enjoy 26 days of Annual Leave (plus Bank Holidays), increasing by 1 day each year, up to a fantastic 31 days.

·         Comprehensive Wellbeing Package: Ensure peace of mind when it comes to your health, and take advantage of our extensive employee healthcare offering, featuring Life Assurance, option Dental Plan and Health Insurance.

·         Heka Wellbeing Platform: Sign up and enjoy a world of wellness benefits, receiving monthly credit to spend on a gym membership, meal subscriptions, supplements, mental health support and much more.

·         Progression & Development: Fast-track your career with us. Carve out a lucrative career as an individual biller or join our management training paths, we have development opportunities to suit everyone.

What will you do?

·         You will join us as a 360 recruitment consultant in one of our specialist division’s; Human Resources, Finance & Procurement, Legal, Social Housing, Property Management or Tech and will provide advice, guidance and consultation to both clients and candidates of all levels.


·         You will develop relationships with clients at multiple organisations through various business development tools; telephone, email marketing, LinkedIn, virtual meetings and in person client visits.


·         You will source, screen, short-list and provide consultation to candidates of all levels within your specialist sector using a range of tools.


·         You will multi-task and prioritise workload alongside your team in an ever-changing, deadline centred, KPI driven and fast paced environment.


What qualities contribute to your success as a principal recruitment consultant?

• Exceptional communication skills and the ability to establish rapport

• Self-motivated with a goal-oriented mindset

• Resilience and ease in handling pressure

• Capable of multitasking and adapting to various challenges

• Ambitious, with a commitment to career advancement

• A collaborative team player who works well with alongside others


If you have some or all of the above attributes and love the idea of working in a recruitment role but with a supportive team centred working culture then please don’t hold back – apply today!