Recruitment Consultant – Bradford

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and self-driven Recruitment Consultant to join the team in our Northern Hub office in Bradford BD1.

Recruitment Consultant – Bradford

Do you have excellent relationship building and sales skills and wish to start your career in recruitment with a respected brand leader?

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and self-driven Recruitment Consultant to join the team in our Northern Hub office in Bradford BD1. This position plays a key role in maintaining Driver Hire’s reputation for delivering reliable and quality drivers, whilst also ensuring the office stays compliant with our internal and industry standards.

What does the role involve?

As our new Recruitment Consultant, on a daily basis you will be responsible for managing the expectations and needs of both clients and candidates alike and will work alongside people who are just as passionate about delivering a great service as you are.

Your tasks will involve managing the whole recruitment cycle, including:

  • Identifying new prospect clients
  • Making an initial sales call
  • Visiting clients to discuss supply (current situation allowing)
  • Planning and management of remote registration process, inc. video calls to client and candidates
  • Recruiting and registering candidates
  • Processing candidates’ timesheets for payroll
  • Ensuring that all manual and computer records are up to date and correct.

As a new Driver Hire Recruitment Consultant you will be supported through an induction and training period which will focus on allowing you to learn the skills and knowledge that will become an essential part of your role within the team.

What do you need to be successful?

A key part of your success in the Recruitment Consultant role will be your:

  • Ability to grow the branch through new business sales
  • Experience of running a successful desk
  • Ability to follow a process
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent levels of customer service
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with candidates and customers
  • Full, UK driving licence

Experience of sales, recruitment, driving or logistics would be advantageous, but more important to us is an aptitude to learn and a positive attitude.

Why work for Driver Hire?

By joining us in the Recruitment Consultant role, you can expect an attractive benefits & rewards package including:

  • A competitive salary up to £35,000 p.a. + uncapped monthly performance related bonus (OTE circa £70k)
  • Hybrid working (optional 3 days in the office + 2 days WFH)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan (post-probation)
  • 33 days of holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Birthday day off
  • An optional paid day off every year to volunteer in your local community
  • A strong business support network
  • Development opportunities and learning from the best and most experienced in the transport & logistics industry

Our staff are important to us, so we regularly benchmark ourselves against our competitors. In our most recent staff survey (December 2023), 98% stated they are ‘proud’ or ‘very proud’ to work for Driver Hire.

In 2023 we celebrated our 40th anniversary year, we have also been reaccredited by the leading independent business culture assessment organisation, ‘Investors in People’. Driver Hire was first accredited in 1995 and maintained its marque for nearly 30 years. Last year we’re ahead of the overall industry average benchmark scores.

So, if you believe that this Recruitment Consultant role is for you and you want to join business with a positive culture, please apply today!