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Recruitment Consultant

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent, Full-time
  • Location: Zurich
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Date posted: 07/10/2016
  • Job reference: J329672A

Job Purpose

This post holder will be responsible for opening new accounts and developing existing clients in line with sales targets set.


Business Development Activities

  • Canvassing current Client companies for updates on new and existing business.
  • Canvassing potential Clients for new business.
  • Recording details of new Clients on the database and ensuring that any client/vacancy requirements are adequately recorded.

Interview and Placement Activities

  • Planning the screening, search and selection process and monitoring its effective implementation and conclusion.
  • Executes in depth selection of Applicants based upon CV telephone screening and/or face-to-face interview.
  • Taking up references for applicants where necessary or as requested by the Client.
  • Recording details of the recruitment process i.e. CVs sent, interviews arranged, vacancay requirements and placements.
  • Preparing Applicants for interview, setting up interviews on behalf of clients as requested and co-ordinating recruitment progress with Client and Applicant.
  • Arranging for Applicant placements and co-ordinating and arranging follow-up activity with all Applicants placed.

Person Specification

Skills, knowledge and attributes

  • Must have previous permanent or contract recruitment experience, preferably in IT.
  • Must possess the confidence and knowledge to conduct and lead client meetings and to present Experis to clients.
  • Must be able to develop strong relationships with Clients, Contractors and Colleagues.
  • Must be proficient in all aspects of sales process - telephone prospecting, visits, presentations and negotiation (financial and contractual).
  • Achievement Orientation - Must have the initiative, drive and ambition to succeed and meet/exceed targets.
  • Must speak fluent English and local Swiss language (German, French or Italian)


  • Be candidate first. We want great talent to choose us. Our promise to candidates is clear - we help accelerate their personal success. What is important to our candidates is important to us, because their success leads to our success.
  • Be an expert. We continually deepen our knowledge of trends, markets, industries and people. We give our candidates access to our knowledge, insights and networks. In turn they build our networks and knowledge.


  • Degree level or equivalent

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