Are you looking to start a career in Recruitment, or want to get a better understanding on if you are being paid correctly in your current recruitment role?

Recruitment is a sales focussed role, and like most sales roles, Recruitment Consultants will receive a base salary and the opportunity to earn commission based on their performance. The opportunity to earn commission is great, as it is purely based on your output, performance and success, which means you get out what you put in. The more deals you do the more money you make, and here at Navartis we have a huge number of Consultants that are earning incredible commission.

We have put together an overview of what we offer our Recruitment Consultants at all levels, as well as offering an insight into the progression opportunities we offer, training provided and benefits offered.

What can you earn as a Recruitment Consultant?

As discussed above, Recruitment Consultants receive a base salary, which increases as you progress through your career and will also earn commission for each deal that is done. By this we mean when you place a candidate in a role, you will receive a percentage of that deal. This can differ from company to company, but overall it means the more deals you make the money you make.

Below we have offered the base salary for each level or Recruitment Consultant at Navartis;

  • Trainee Recruitment Consultant = £20,000 to £24,000 per annum

  • Recruitment Consultant = £24,000 to £28,000 per annum

  • Senior Recruitment Consultant = £28,000 to £34,500 per annum

  • Principal Recruitment Consultant = £36,000 to £43,000 per annum

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What benefits do we offer?

On top of your base salary and the commission you can earn, you will also receive a benefits package. A benefits package may differ from business to business, but below is what we offer our people;

  • Uncapped bonus schemes

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Pension scheme

  • Gym membership

  • BUPA Private healthcare

  • Birthday day off

  • Charity day off

  • End of quarter events

  • Company car (dependent on level of seniority)

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What career progression do we offer Recruitment Consultants?

We believe in promoting from within and you don't have to wait for a management role to become available in order to progress. 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.

At Navartis your career is yours to decide. So whatever your goals we will provide the support and expertise to help you meet them. Below you can see what an average career progression within Navartis looks like;

  • Trainee Recruitment Consultant - 0-6 months - From the start, you'll go through our comprehensive induction and industry leading training programme. From doing this you will gain the skills and confidence to make placements from day one and will earn yourself commission.

  • Recruitment Consultant - 9+ months - More training will sustain you to take on more responsibility, develop and manage your own clients plus help you apply your recruitment knowledge and establish your business reputation.

  • Senior Recruitment Consultant - 24-30 months - Your authority grows and you utilise your skills and experience to create business opportunities for yourself and others. You manage and mentor trainees in line with the company values and vision.

  • Managing Consultant - 36+ months - These are the first steps you take into management. More training will allow you to run a team of up to 8 consultants. You'll be coaching, developing and guiding them, in addition to contributing with your own billing.

  • Principal Consultant - 36+ months - As a sector professional, you will build trustworthy, long-lasting relationships with key clients. Plus, you will be a role model driving new initiatives and incentives and be one of the top billers in your sector.

  • Business Manager - 5+ years - Your attention moves from your own billing to supervising a profit centre, creating business plans and driving the performance. You will supervise between 12 - 25 people and these will often be sector focussed e.g. Rail or Power.​

  • Director - 8+ years - You are one of our business leaders and will be responsible for taking critical decisions at a company level. You'll be deeply involved in the strategy, direction and the future of your region.

What training do we offer Recruitment Consultants?

We have prioritised and invested in developing a world class Learning and Development department, which is engrained as part of our business. We have a learning culture that is embraced by those at every level of the business.

At Navartis, we believe that by offering professional development and providing the support, guidance and training to achieve this development that we set ourselves apart from the competition and attract and retain the highest calibre of people.

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 your 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

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