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  • City of London, London, UK
  • Competitive salary
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: TPK-RCLON
  • Consultant: Tom Perkin

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Position: Recruitment Consultant

Location: Unite People Ltd, Warnford Court, Throgmorton St, London, EC2N 2AT

Duration: Permanent Position

Starting: December 2020 - January 2021

Earnings: Year 1 OTE £50K, Year 2 OTE £70K, Year 3 OTE £100K.

Package: Uncapped commission, private medical, pension, bonus, life insurance, phone, laptop

Benefits: Sales incentives, trips abroad, gym membership, your birthday off work, 2 days 'giving back'

Training: Comprehensive training programme. See below.

Who are Unite People Ltd?

Unite People are a modern & forward-thinking recruitment agency founded in 2016 by 3 partners, with over 35 years combined industry experience. Since then, the business has grown exponentially at over 200% per annum, turning over £11m in 2019, in line with the execution of our ambitious 5-year business plan. We are now recognised as a market leader within our chosen fields of expertise. What sets us apart from the competition? Our people - we only employ the best.

What are our company values?

  • Think Big
  • Put People First
  • Listen & Learn
  • Quality over Quantity
  • Authenticity

Our Culture

We provide all employees with a modern, positive and fun working environment where they can excel both professionally and personally. We are a highly motived, young & dynamic business that embraces new ideas, technology and positive mentalities. We have a reputation of being one of the best employers around (Sunday Time 100 best small companies to work for 2017), this is because we nurture our talent and provide an unparalleled level of support, training & development to our staff. Our high levels of growth and flat management structure enable us to promote quickly, from within, so everyone is able to achieve continued professional development whatever their position in the business. Further to that, we offer uncapped earning potential and encourage the celebration of success.

Our Group Achievements

  • Sunday Times 100 best small companies to work for 2017
  • FT 1000 (Europe's top 1000 fastest growing companies) 2018
  • Second fastest growing recruitment provider in the UK & Ireland 2018
  • London Stock Exchange Group's 1000 companies to inspire Britain 2018

Who are we looking for to join the business?

We are seeking a driven and hungry recruitment consultant to work directly alongside the leaders of the business. We are looking for someone that has a real desire to join a hardworking and driven team of experts and someone that shows enthusiasm and a passion toward to developing their career.

There are two desks available at Unite People within the following teams;

  • Civil Engineering (Highways, Rail, Aviation, Water, Energy & Utilities)
  • Building / Construction (Commercial, Industrial, Retail, Leisure, Fit-Out, PRS)

Typically, we recruit for the following types of people;

  • Management (Project Managers, Site Managers, Site Agents, Foremen, Directors)
  • Engineering (Site Engineers, Senior Engineers, Section Engineers, Sub Agents)
  • Commercial (Quantity Surveyors, Estimators, Cost Planners, Buyers, Commercial Management)
  • Planning (Project Planners, Planning Managers, Programme Managers)
  • Design (Design Managers, Design Coordinators, Design Engineers, Technical Managers)

Recruitment Consultant - The Role

  • Dependant on level of experience - you will be trained & developed up to successful 360 consultant level
  • Your director will work closely with you to build you a structured business plan
  • Clear, concise structured approach to building your desk - with constant support
  • You will become a market expert within your niche
  • Managing the complete recruitment lifecycle
  • Active and passive candidate attraction
  • Sourcing, screening & interviewing candidates
  • Sales activity across your client-base; relationship building, lead generation, calls, meetings, sourcing vacancies
  • Understanding your clients
  • Networking; attending industry events, visiting live projects, becoming an expert
  • Advertising vacancies & managing applications
  • Coordinating the interview & offer process
  • Negotiating & closing deals
  • Managing your contract/temporary workers to ensure they are compliant with relevant legislation
  • Gaining market intelligence
  • Growing your desk
  • Achieving & celebrating your success


  • You must have 1-2 years sales experience, B2B or Recruitment
  • You must be a graduate or have another formal qualification
  • You must be articulate with an excellent telephone manner - a natural rapport builder
  • You must be an ambitious, entrepreneurial, high achiever who is self-motivated to succeed
  • You must have good IT skills
  • You must be open to learning new skills, improving yourself and always striving to be the best
  • You must be a team player
  • You should live within easy commutable distance of our office at EC2N 2AT, City of London


In return, we are offering a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits. These include;

  • Starting basic salary £25,000-£30,000 DOE
  • Market leading commission scheme (Year 1 on-target-earnings of £50,000)
  • 6-stage, 16 Week training academy
  • REC Accredited recruitment qualifications CertRP, DipRP
  • Company Pension
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Birthday annual leave bonus
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Eye Care & Flu Vaccine
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company phone & laptop
  • Annual 'Pinnacle Club' trip incentive for the entire business (previously Las Vegas, Monte Carlo and Val D'Isere)
  • Annual Group Awards - black-tie event, last held at The Grove, 200 guests
  • Annual Summer Conference - training, teambuilding and business planning
  • Quarterly incentive & teambuilding (previously go-karting, evenings out at top restaurants)
  • Monthly 'Sales Incentive' (currently supercar track day, spa day and wine-tasting)
  • Christmas Party (previously meal at Ham Yard Hotel + west end show + SoHo night out)

Giving Back / Charitable Causes:

  • 2 Days leave per year to use for Charitable Causes / Volunteering
  • Chance to compete in company charity events (currently Montpellier to Monaco Cycle & National 3 Peaks Challenge)

How to Apply:

If you feel you have the necessary skills & experience to succeed in the role, then please forward us your CV via the link below, for a quick response & more information on the position. Please be advised all applications will be held in the strictest of confidence. We look forward to hearing from you.

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