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Recruitment Consultant

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent, Full-time
  • Location: Zurich
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Date posted: 07/11/2016
  • Job reference: J329672A
This vacancy has now expired.

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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