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  • City of London, London, UK
  • £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: TPK-TRC-LON
  • Consultant: Tom Perkin

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Position: Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Contact: Tom Perkin, Unite People Ltd

Unite People Ltd - The Opportunity

Unite People are one of fastest growing Construction / Civil Engineering recruitment businesses in the UK. We have a well-established network that has been built up over 10 years and have an incredibly strong forward pipeline of work. A unique opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Recruitment Consultant to join our team in London to help service our clients growing requirements.

We believe a Trainee Recruitment Consultant needs to be:

  • Open & Honest
  • Adaptable & Dynamic
  • Tenacious & Resilient
  • Professional & Personable

We operate a 6-month fast track training programme to promote our Trainee Consultants into Recruitment Consultants upon completion of our industry leading training and probation. You will be targeted on both your activity and sales. The successful applicant will enjoy unparalleled training & development and unlimited earning potential.

Why Unite People?

  • We think big
  • We champion a growth mindset
  • We are authentic
  • We develop and train talent
  • We reward success
  • We represent quality
  • We are a team of teams
  • We are forward thinking
  • We are a young, dynamic business
  • We innovate
  • We surround ourselves with excellence
  • We are a specialist
  • We work hard and play hard

Our Group Achievements

  • Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 (Britain's top 100 private companies with the fastest growing sales) 2015
  • 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
  • The Telegraph - Colm McGinley CEO recognised at one of the Top 50 most ambitious business leaders 2018

Our Expectations?

  • To listen and learn
  • To be humble
  • To be resilient
  • To walk the walk
  • To think long term
  • To drive harder than the competition
  • To be innovative
  • To care
  • To understand
  • To be adaptable

Day to day:

  • Sourcing Candidates
  • Candidate meetings & interviews
  • Lead generation & sales calls
  • Client visits & meetings
  • Market analysis
  • Negotiating Deals
  • Taking Employment References
  • CRM Management
  • CV Writing
  • Advertising vacancies
  • Working closely with our Sales Support Manger to ensure candidates are fully compliant
  • Supporting team members with availability of candidates
  • Posting adverts
  • Business planning
  • Supporting your team in recruitment activities


  • Preferably degree qualified or some form of higher education
  • 1-2 years sales experience, B2B or Recruitment
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • High Achiever
  • Ambitious & driven to succeed

Training & Development:

  • 0-16 Weeks; Training Academy, 6 Stages
  • 16+ Weeks; REC Accredited qualifications CertRP, DipRP
  • Job Shadowing
  • Daily 1to1 mentorship
  • Annual business & progression plan
  • Quarterly business plan
  • Personal Development
  • Weekly team meetings
  • Weekly 1to1 meetings
  • Management development programme


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

  • Starting basic salary £20,000-£25,000
  • Market leading commission scheme (Year 1 on-target-earnings of £45,000)
  • 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, junkyard golf, meals out)
  • Monthly 'Sales Incentive' (currently supercar track day, spa day and wine-tasting)
  • Christmas Party (previously meal at Ham Yard Hotel + west end show + night out)
  • 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

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)

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.

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