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Recruitment Consultant - Construction & Engineering

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    London, England

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    Cobalt Recruitment

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  • Published:

    26 August 2021

  • Expiry date:

    25 October 2021

Recruitment Consultant - Construction & Engineering desk

A true work from home structure for 2021, unlimited annual leave, a market-leading ZERO threshold commission scheme. If you are seeking a role in dynamic, forward-thinking team which has continued to prosper and grow throughout COVID with further growth planned for next year, please continue reading.

The Company

Cobalt is the leading international professional recruitment provider to the Construction and Real Estate Sectors. We recruit professionals within all professional disciplines within the built environment from our 12 global offices for clients ranging from large corporate organisations to niche entrepreneurial entities.

We recruit at all levels of seniority via search and contingency methods. Our clients include developers, constructors, private practices, fund managers, banks, property companies, opportunity funds, private equity firms, corporates, retailers and public sector bodies.

The Role

Cobalt is seeking to appoint a Recruitment Consultant to our Construction & Engineering Main-Contractor desk.

The Main Contractor desk focuses on placing individuals that specialise in Construction, Commercial Management, Design Management and Engineering disciplines. These individuals are responsible for managing various stages of the construction life cycle across the built environment; from buildings (residential, commercial and education) to Civils, Infrastructure, Nuclear and Rail.

The Main Contractor desk sits withing the wider Construction and Engineering team and benefits from existing strong relationships and PSL agreements in place with Tier 1 & Tier 2 contractors, Real Estate Developers, Building Consultancies, niche Design and Build contractors and House Builders. This warm desk is supported by an extensive network of clients and contacts and crossover through an established team that currently focus on Project Planning, Temporary Works, Site Engineering, Design Management and Construction Management placements.

The desk is structured for the placement of permanent and interim contracts. The interim candidates work on a project basis, whereas permanent candidates are placed for longer term replacement, business growth or long-term business development initiatives,

Joining Cobalt on this desk will require reconnecting with several contacts, establishing new relationships and taking on an existing client base.

A true Consultant is one who can consistently undertake all the following responsibilities:

Business Development, NFI & Business Plan Ownership

Understand a specialist market thoroughly and generate personal NFI from candidate and client management in a 360-degree role. Have a full understanding of the scope and range of services offered by the broader team and business and be able to cross-sell effectively. Understand and contribute to the team's business plan. Be aware of the full competitor, client and candidate landscape.

Account Management

Act as account manager for clients, ensuring that all Cobalt locations, teams and disciplines are involved in order to maximise revenue whilst providing a first-class service.

Terms of Business

Agree and establish commercially viable terms of business with new clients.

What Cobalt Can Offer You
We understand that that the best recruiters require the right balance of opportunity, personal development, support, operating environment and financial reward and provide the following:

  • A clear path for career development and personal growth.

  • Outstanding training and mentoring within a values-based culture.

  • An outstanding and uncapped commission scheme that rewards success.

  • A competitive salary and an attractive range of incentives and benefits.

  • Cutting edge technology, marketing and finance functions.

  • A true WFH policy and a forward-thinking environment.

  • A wide variety of incentives, competitions and awards that recognise financial, leadership and values-based achievements.

The successful applicant

  • Will have values aligned with those that make up the 'Cobalt Blueprint': Responsibility, Integrity, Quality and Delivery.

  • Will possess a strong track record of success in recruitment.

  • Will be outgoing and confident.

  • Will be ambitious and driven by career development.

  • Will be financially motivated.

  • Will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

The Team/ Environment

Hardworking, highly motivated, high performing people who all share the same values, drive and passion to succeed typify the Cobalt business. A healthy and flexible work/life balance is promoted within the company, and hard work is rewarded with a leading bonus structure, rewards and genuine career development opportunities.

If this opportunity is something you think may be of interest to you or matches your skill-set, please apply online with an up-to-date CV.