Core-Asset Consulting
11 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
Job description:
CoreAsset Consulting, a leading financial sector recruitment company based in Edinburgh, is looking for a Trainee Recruitment Consultant to join its Asset Management division on a permanent basis.
Our recruitment approach is based on service not sales, and quality in everything we do is our primary focus. We work in close partnership with clients and candidate to tailor the most effective recruitment strategies. As a result, our business has matured to the extent where many companies consider us their number one Scottish based recruitment partner.
The role requires ambition, business acumen, and a competitive edge to deliver a service that results in great appointments within the Asset Management market. The Asset Management division covers permanent recruitment, and is both varied and highly specialised. In this role you will be learning how to advise across a wide range of diverse specialisms. Scotland has a large and talented set of professionals within these sectors, and CoreAsset Consulting partner many of the countrys leading businesses in attracting the top performers in their fields.

Core responsibilities:

Building an understanding of your core markets (through on the job training and meeting clients, candidates)
Source candidates of interest through our candidate database, headhunting and referrals; learn about their technical skills and motivations to understand what career options are suitable
Meet candidates prior to interview request with your clients ensuring they are fully briefed on the role they are being interviewed for, the company and guidance on interview techniques
Effective handling of candidate enquiries, whether relating to a specific position or general consultancy regarding career management and the job market trends.
Work very closely with the team in generating referrals or matching candidates to vacancies
CV formatting and compilation of advertisements as required
Account manage your clients keeping in regular contact with them, ensuring that you are always aware of their recruitment needs and any changes in their business e.g. plans for expansion
Maintain a professional, polite and courteous service to clients and candidates at all times, ensuring that they are always made to feel they are receiving a bespoke service.
Keep abreast of and share new knowledge relevant to our core business


Ambitious, proactive and highly motivated
Ability to work at pace while maintaining quality
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work in a team
Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
Good organisational and time management skills
Strong customer service skills
A smart, professional appearance is essential
Degree qualification required


Competitive basic salary
Rewarding commission structure
Discretionary bonus
Generous pension scheme
Private Health Cover
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