Recruitment Associate - Insurance specialist

KSA Recruitment Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Recruitment Associate

Westcliff on Sea, Essex

We are seeking professionals who have a background in insurance (Broking, claims, Underwriting etc) ideally from either the commercial or corporate general insurance market, or the London Market / Reinsurance market.

You will be responsible for working with companies, building relationships to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements.

You will be working towards a management role building ateam around you, once established we will work with you to recruit your very own team of sales executives and candidate managers and consultants.

The role is an equity based role, this means you will receive an extremely high commission of 50% (£1,000 - £7,000 for each placement made) but there will be no basic salary, but when you are making multiple placements each month, who is worried about the basic salary.

Plus, once you have recruited your team, you will receive a % of the team’s business.

Typical work activities

A recruitment consultant's role is demanding and diverse and involves:

  • using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies;
  • working towards targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated;
  • building relationships with clients;
  • developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do and their work culture and environment;
  • advertising vacancies appropriately by drafting and placing adverts in a wide range of media, e.g., Reed, jobsite, total jobs
  • Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates and employers; e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook & twitter.
  • headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work;
  • using candidate databases to find the right person for the client’s vacancy;
  • receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and creating a shortlist of candidates;
  • requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client;
  • briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question;
  • preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants;
  • organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client;
  • informing candidates about the results of their interviews;
  • negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates;
  • offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression;
  • Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.

We also offer a share scheme which would give you the opportunity to receive company shares based on the company’s profits.

To be considered for this role, please contact Kirk Stannett at KSA recruitment Ltd