Senior Recruitment Consultant | £29,500 OTE | BH23 6NX

Backline Christchurch
8th March 2019
Job Type
Salary / Pay
£24,000 - £29,500 OTE
Job Reference
Chr - bck


We are currently recruiting for a recruitment consultant for our Christchurch Branch!

Do you have recruitment experience?

Do you have a real desire to succeed and enjoy a challenge?

If so we want to hear from YOU!


Backline are a specialist recruitment contractor, transport operator and training provider, with over 30 years of expertise serving the Transport & Logistics sector. We have 11 offices spanning the South West and own The UK’s No.1 Elite Driver Partnership! We are committed to recruiting, retaining and upskilling our driver portfolio and branch staff. Don’t believe us just ask our dedicated team of Platinum drivers!


Main duties will include (but are not limited to)


  • Attract, source and retain candidates
  • Conduct interviews with candidates applying for temporary and/or permanent roles as appropriate.
  • Managing candidate compliance
  • Field incoming calls from temporary staff, clients and other Backline employees, taking the required action or escalating to the appropriate level of authority.
  • Allocate placements to candidate(s) and liaise with the relevant client in a timely manner to maximise the success rate for fulfilled bookings.
  • Maintain client contact via daily ring-rounds and client visits.
  • Execute sales activity to develop and bring on new clients
  • Conduct any other task(s) as reasonably requested by the Branch Manager, Regional Manager or a Director.


Person spec/essential criteria


  • B2B sales experience - preferred but  not essential
  • REC qualification desirable but not essential
  • Clear communicator both face-to-face and on the telephone
  • Possess a real desire to succeed; self motivated, determined and target driven
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise work load
  • Clean UK driving licence


Hours of work: 42.5 per week, between 06:00 and 18:00 Monday to Friday.


Excellent benefits package including:

  • ongoing training, annual reviews with PDP’s, company pension scheme , Life & Personal accident Insurance and Medicash Healthcare plan.


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