HR Recruitment Consultant

Michael Page Human Resources
£25000 - £35000 per annum
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Michael Page Human Resources in Reading are currently looking for professionals, with a proven track record of success against targets, to transfer their experience and skills to the role of Recruitment Consultant, specialising in HR recruitment.

Client Details

You may not have realised the relevancy of your current career to recruitment or the amazing rewards that this sector has to offer. Whether you are an experienced sales consultant looking for your first step in recruitment, working in another sector with transferable skills, or currently working for another business in the recruitment sector, Michael Page Human Resources could offer you the career, training and development you are looking for.

At PageGroup we take pride in our proven ability to train and develop individuals, celebrate success and promote on achievement. Over the past 12 months we have made 956 promotions across the organisation and with over 98% of our Executive Team starting their careers as consultants at PageGroup, we are able to demonstrate our commitment to developing, promoting and retaining our talent. Furthermore we are a FTSE 250 international market leader within recruitment consultancy, which enables us to offer a breadth of career opportunities both within the UK and abroad.

This role would be based from our Reading office - one of our largest regional offices with around 50 employees on site - and would sit within our growing Reading HR function, who are recognised as one of the leading Human Resources team across the South East; both in our high performance and our positive, inclusive culture.

We are now looking to hire one, possibly two additional heads.


Michael Page Human Resources are currently looking for professionals, with a proven track record of success against targets, to transfer their experience and skills to the role of Recruitment Consultant.

As a Recruitment Consultant, your day will be challenging and varied, taking responsibility for both candidates and clients.

The day-to-day responsibilities of a Recruitment Consultant will include:

  • Managing and growing a client database.
  • Developing new opportunities by means of business development calls and client meetings.
  • Developing a network of candidates and managing their aspirations and career search.
  • Managing the entire recruitment process from initial job specification through to interviews and offer stage.
  • Focusing on the importance of service delivery and client relationship management (CRM)


Are you currently working as an Estate Agent, working long hours and weekends, and looking for a role in which you can transfer your current skills, whilst gaining more of a work life balance?

Are you working in a different sector entirely, but want more of a people-facing, target-driven, rewarding environment?

Are you in a different type of sales, but struggling to see a future career, or feeling as though your role is dead end?

Are you a person that no-one has ever given a chance to, but you know that you are hungry for a fast-paced, well rewarded and compensated role and really believe that you could be a success?

If you answered 'Yes' to any of the above, we want to speak to you! Our Recruitment Consultants - a high number of which are incredibly successful - come from many different backgrounds with transferable skills, including but not limited to:

  • Estate Agency.
  • Alternative Sales.
  • Gym Membership Sales.
  • Military/Police.
  • Sports.
  • Retail.

We will consider any experience and any background, however any potential Recruitment Consultant with Michael Page Human Resources must possess:

  • Strong and proven track record in sales, networking and/or client development abilities.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Strong commercial business acumen.
  • A passionate desire to succeed and build a successful career.
  • A winning mentality.
  • The ability to overcome objection and be persistent.
  • Demonstrated continuity and commitment.

Job Offer

  • The opportunity to work for a FTSE 250, leading brand name in the recruitment industry, who are unparalleled in terms of Training and Development, as well as career progression.
  • Basic Salary - £25,000 - £35,000 depending on experience.
  • Quarterly bonus, subject to performance.
  • Extensive rewards and incentives; monthly breakfast club, quarterly high-flyers and red letter events, subject to performance.
  • Full and ongoing training.
  • Unparalleled career progression opportunities - including International relocation if desired.