Senior Logistics Recruitment Consultant

Workforce Staffing Ltd
£24k - £28k pa + Car Allowance Scheme + Bonus
09 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The purpose of this role is the co-ordination and development of the Logistics desk within Coventry. Reporting into the Branch Manager you will be required to ensure that your desk is maintained and developed to meet budget, support junior Logistics Consultants when necessary and ensure that all Workforce's compliance standards are met at all times

Hour of Work:

Monday to Thursday - 08:30 to 17:30

Friday - 08:30 to 17:00

Main Duties and Responsibilities

- To ensure your sales activity targets are met or exceeded
- To liaise with your client(s) daily to understand their needs and plan your day accordingly
- Contribute to the morning meetings daily to feedback the requirements of your client(s)
- To attend regular service review meetings with your clients to understand any areas for improvement in the service delivery of Workforce
- Write and place professional and effective job advertisements to attract candidates
- Source, develop and manage candidate relationships within chosen competency
- Qualify candidate suitability for current or future vacancies/clients, through questioning and referencing.
- Qualify client suitability for current or future vacancies/relationship, through questioning and gaining the essential commitment to effectively manage the recruitment process with all parties needs in mind. This will include relevant client meetings
- Maintain and develop current client relationships to ensure that at all times they receive the best service possible and to maximize business opportunities
- Be able to use in-house IT system to generate candidates
- Manage recruitment process from start to finish with both client and candidate
- Deal with client/candidate queries and take ownership of objection handling
- Manage placed candidates contracts and maintain client relationships with active contractors and placements.

Administrative & General

- To agree rates and terms with all prospective clients
- To support any junior Consultants in their day-to-day duties
- Ensure records are kept in line with, and adhere to, the recruitment legislation
- Keep all paperwork/system work up-to date regarding candidate's eligibility to work
- Maintain and record candidate availability as required by the needs of the business
- Have sound understanding of Workforce's contracts and terms and conditions

Key Responsibilities:

- The first point of contact for workers who require support
- The first point of contact for the client(s) who require support
- Ensure that the staff are checked in daily with the clients - including the on-boarding/induction of new starters
- Compile weekly management information for contracted clients
- Ensure that you, or a colleague, re-book staff for the following day in line with client requirements
- Continuously assess any training needs and keep an open dialogue with workers ensuring that any issues are dealt with promptly and the facility is as productive as possible

Person Specification:

Physical Attributes: Smart professional appearance

General Intelligence: Able to learn quickly, good working knowledge of the warehousing and logistics sectors

Special Aptitudes: Able to deal effectively at all levels, enjoy contact with people and be able to work under pressure.

Disposition: Outgoing and confident personality. Cheerful with a good sense of humour and capable of dealing with all nationalities.

Motivation: Keen to learn new skills and looking to possibly develop the role to encompass other duties in the future.

Management: Be responsible, effective and approachable as a senior to a Logistics Recruitment Consultant and provide support, training and discipline where necessary.

Organised: Be able to readily provide information regards business plans and client needs when asked