Recruitment Consultant | Hampshire

Based in Southampton, we are a boutique Recruitment Consultancy which specialises in the recruitment of Procurement Professionals.

We’re looking for a talented Recruitment Consultant to join and help share in our success, but only the ambitious need apply.

We have a shared vision and strategy for the future; together our team aim to become the leading recruiter of Procurement professionals in the UK.

As Recruitment Consultant you will:


  • Identify and attract potential candidates using all sourcing tools at your disposal including social media platforms, distribution networks, referrals and advertising
  • Maintain an accurate database of talent to know who and where potential candidates are and when they are available
  • Generating leads by interviewing candidates to gain valuable market insight to follow up on, converting those leads into active roles to recruit for
  • Meet candidates to establish their suitability for roles
  • Provide CV advice and interview technique guidance
  • Maintain regular contact to ensure aware of commercial developments
  • Brief candidates to ensure they are fully prepared and set up for success when attending interviews
  • Manage the whole selection process, managing preparation, feedback and progression to the next stage
  • Support candidates through offer negotiation process and manage all expectations


  • Build and develop client portfolio to identify organisations that have current or future recruitment needs across FTSE 250, SMEs, Public Sector and Not for Profit entities
  • Business development through calls, meetings, referrals and networking events to sell Procurement Heads
  • Identify the decision-makers within organisations
  • Network across your industry sector to ascertain market trends and growth areas
  • Present suitable candidates to clients ensuring they meet the required brief
  • Manage the recruitment process from brief to offer stage, providing excellent service with positive commercial outcomes
  • Provide full aftercare service to the business and secure any possible future business
  • Hit fee revenue targets through sustained business development activity

Skills and experience required:

  • Ideally some experience of working within recruitment, sales or customer-facing business and a good understanding of a commercial, business environment
  • A self-starting attitude with a competitive drive and the ability to work autonomously and take ownership
  • Excellent internal and external relationship building skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good IT and administration skills
  • A desire and commitment to doing things differently within a values-based culture
  • A passion to succeed and help drive Procurement Heads to be the recruiter of choice

Benefits of the Recruitment Consultant role:

  • Excellent base salary
  • Highly competitive commission structure
  • High-performance bonus
  • 25-30 days holiday
  • Christmas Shutdown
  • Pension
  • Free Parking
  • £50 Birthday Gift
  • Quarterly and annual incentives

To discuss the Recruitment Consultant role in more depth please contact Rupert Gaster at Procurement Heads by emailing your CV to or call +44 (0) 1962 869838. Enquiries are all handled confidentially.

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