Are you interested in starting a career in recruitment? Or are you an experienced recruiter looking to make a move? You’ve come to the right place!
Recruitment is a hugely exciting sector to be involved in! We have put together everything you need to know about recruitment, so if recruitment is new to you, we have shared some key information that will hopefully open your eyes to what a career in recruitment can offer, in terms of career development and progression and long term opportunity.
If you are already in the recruitment sector and you are keen to find a business that aligns to your values and aspirations then keep reading, as we have shared some key information about who we are and what we offer!
What is the role of a Recruitment Consultant?
A Recruitment Consultant is responsible for attracting candidates for job opportunities and matching them to freelance and permanent position with clients.
At Navartis, our Recruitment Consultants specialise in specific areas, such as Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms. Within those sectors, they will usually focus on specific job disciplines, such as Quantity Surveying, Site Management and Planning. This will help you to become experts in the area you recruit in, helping to build specialist knowledge to help build trust with candidates and clients.
What are the typical duties for a Recruitment Consultant?
Typical duties and activities undertaken by Recruitment Consultants include:
Advertising job vacancies across multiple channels, including job boards, email marketing and social media
Researching companies, professions and specific sectors
Maintaining and updating the company database
Networking with candidates via phone, email and face to face meetings
What qualifications are needed to secure a Recruitment Consultant role?
At Navartis we don’t look at what qualifications you have. We believe that if you are committed to learning and developing your skills and you are driven to achieve then we will support you on your journey to becoming a successful recruiter. Although no qualifications are needed, there are some key skills that would benefit you and your career within recruitment. These include:
Good communications skills
Excellent written skills
Be persuasive, patient and persistent
Be flexible and have the ability to adapt
Ability to prioritise
Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
What type of recruitment training is offered?
Training from company to company differs hugely. At Navartis we are proud of the training we have in place, which has helped countless Recruitment Consultants in our business achieve, develop and progress within the business.
Our Recruitment Consultants receive a tailored training programme, which starts the moment you walk through the door and flexes to suit your career aspirations. Our training is not just aimed at those new into the business but continues throughout all the stages of your career, including structured management training for those who aspire to being future leaders in the business.
Our training is delivered by experienced trainers who have not only worked in our business as Recruiters and Managers but who are also fully qualified trainers to a CIPP standard.
“Giving our employees a clear career path and investing in developing their skills drives a confident and committed workforce. Our journey to success and the continued growth we strive for is one we’re proud to be accomplishing and we want all of our employees to feel a part of that. For this reason, our employees’ learning and development is a priority for us.”
- Paul Eaton | Head of L&D
What our people say about working at Navartis
Our culture has been built around our people and allowing them to flourish both personally and professionally. We work hard to ensure our people are fully supported from the minute they walk through the door and throughout their career, allowing them to achieve everything they want to in their career. Here are just a few of the many positive reviews we have received from employees who work here…
“If you are looking for a company to develop and learn your trade, there is no better company out there! Real focus on quality and being the best in the business.”
- Recruitment Consultant
“Great people, great company and great opportunities.”
- Senior Recruitment Consultant
“Amazing place to work and amazing company to build a career in.”
- Recruitment Consultant
What does career progression look like within the recruitment sector
Although every company has their own development and progression plans, the most exciting thing about working in recruitment is that your career progression and career earnings are completely in your hands. Although we work hard to help develop and coach you, you really have complete control of how far you can go within our business. At Navartis your career is yours to decide. So whatever your goals we will provide the support and expertise to help you meet them.
If your goal is to become a Managing Consultant or Business Manager, then we will build a team around you and coach you on every step of your journey. If management isn't the path for you, then our Principal Consultant role allows you to run your own desk, generate new business, develop existing clients, and focus on making placements.
Interested in looking for a new Recruitment job?
If you are interested in looking for a new opportunity then simply search for all the latest Recruitment jobs and apply with your CV.
Want to find out more about working at Navartis?
If you are keen to find out more about life at Navartis, including the training offered, career progression, our culture and the benefits, check out out join us page.
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Work on the Crossrail began in 2009 and was confirmed in 2014 that the £14.8bn project would extend to Reading. The project is set to be complete in 2019.
This £500m project will see 930,000 sq ft of office space, 150,000 sq ft of retail space and 300 residential units next door to Reading train station, which is the largest in the south east. Permission was granted in 2014 seeing the former dance hall demolished.
Looking for a new construction job?
If you are looking for a new opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.
Want to find out how we can help you and your job search?
We are always pushing boundaries to improve our services to our clients and candidates. So taking pride in what we do is ranked extremely high. Find out more about the services we can provide for you.