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Recruitment Consultant - Town Planning (RCTP21)

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    benefits & bonus

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

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  • Published:

    10 May 2021

  • Expiry date:

    09 July 2021

Associate Consultant/Recruitment Consultant - Town Planning

With a true work from home structure for 2021, unlimited annual leave, a market-leading ZERO threshold commission scheme with guarantees and a role in Cobalt's established and Town Planning team with leadership and management opportunities in the short to medium term.

If you are seeking a role in a dynamic, forward-thinking team that has continued to perform excellently throughout COVID with further growth planned in the next 12 months, 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 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
We are looking to appoint an Associate Consultant/Consultant to work and support the Town Planning desk here at Cobalt which has (and continues to be) one of the most established and successful desks within Cobalt. We are proud of our established client base but also excited about the opportunity to continue our growth and dominance of the market.

This will be a full 360° role working on a warm and constantly expanding client base, as the area has continued to yield strong results even through the challenges of 2020.
This desk is one of the top performing desks over the last 10 years within the business and focuses on Planning professionals predominantly within the private sector into our clients that include planning consultancies, real estate consultancies, developers and house builders. There is also scope for us to widen our work into the public sector and this is something that will provide you with a superb opportunity to develop.

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 and understand and take ownership of interim processes

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, either within an independent billing role or a team leader position.

  • Outstanding internal and external 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 (including unlimited annual leave).

  • 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 ideally possess a strong track record of success within recruitment and have experience of working permanent roles

  • 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.