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Full-Desk Recruiter

Full-Desk Recruiter

Job title: Full-Desk Recruiter
Location: Charlotte
Salary: excellent commission and benefits per annum
Start date: ASAP
Reference: OJNC_1717536858
Contact name: Rosie Miranda
Contact email:
Published: 17 giorni fa

Job description

This position is for a full-desk recruiter, focusing on our flagship division, actuarial. Joining an established team, you will specialise in building a sustainable desk across a specialist market. Partnering with a range of existing and new clients, your role will develop long-lasting relationships through meetings and calls with a range of contacts through the business, should they be a hiring manager or candidate.

An introduction to OJ

At Oliver James people are our strength, they are our competitive edge and the key to our success and the service we provide.

When you join OJ, you enter an environment where your career progression is taken seriously. From day one, our global People and Performance team will work with you to build your confidence and knowledge through a tailored training programme, and this remains the case at every stage of your career.

We provide you with the platform to perform to the best of your ability and continuously develop. You have the authority and accountability to be responsible for the speed and success of your own career progression and development through a transparent promotion pathway, providing you with a clear route to progress.

Every team at OJ is made of individuals with unique strengths, so we provide an inclusive work culture that is collaborative and committed to a collective vision. You will work with some of the most talent professionals and will be supported by investment in the world's most innovative tools and OJ's agile working environment.

We work hard, are ambitious, but most importantly, we celebrate success and love what we do! If you have the drive to be the best at what you do, you can expect high levels of trust and support in return. Wherever you want your career to go, OJ will provide you with the platform to take your career to the next level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively headhunting candidates and developing a map of who is active in the market
  • Establishing new business relationships through cold calling, client meetings, flipping senior headhunts
  • Building a profitable desk specifically in your specialist market, working closely with the existing team, sharing information and contacts, and taking advantage of our extensive existing client base.
  • Defining client requirements whilst mapping out the organisational structure, the culture and client's annual growth plans
  • Networking with candidates and clients both over the phone and face to face, organising networking events and client presentations
  • Negotiating commercial terms with FTSE 150 companies, understanding the implication of the PSL for both permanent and contract hires
  • Cross-selling other disciplines and incorporating other business areas into the relationships cultivated
  • Adding contacts to the database to map out potential new clients
  • Working to a day plan which involves on a daily basis:
  1. Business development calls to prospective clients either by chasing an active lead or making the call to introduce a candidate/contractor/your service
  2. Gaining commitment from clients to work active roles, aiming to pick up a minimum of 1 qualified role a week
  3. Speaking to active candidates/contractors to track where they are going in the market, collecting leads and commercial information you can use for your own business development
  4. Build relationships with senior candidates which in turn can be flipped into clients
  5. Sourcing / headhunting candidates actively for live roles
  6. Taking candidates out to market by calling clients, emailing their profile to the client directly, and using Linkedin inmails. Following up on any emails with calls to sell in the profile
  7. Managing interview processes through to offer
  • Meeting your monthly financial target, if not ensuring your quarterly target is met across the 3-month period.
  • Collaborating with peers on sharing candidates/contractors, commercial information, and building out your vertical as a team on the database

About you

  • As an experienced Recruiter, you will be able to demonstrate that you are a proven business developer and networker
  • We are looking for confident, bright, and resilient individuals who thrive in a competitive environment that is challenging yet rewarding.
  • You must thrive under pressure and be goal-driven
  • You will have 1 Year+ experience in an IT recruitment role
  • A solid business mind and the gravitas to challenge prospective customers.
  • You will have excellent communication skills, and an impressive presence and demonstrate the ability to build long-term business relationships.
  • You must display ambition and a track record of high achievement either in or out of work.
  • Career-minded individuals who are looking for a role with rapid progression based on merit

What we offer

  • Transparent promotion pathway at every level
  • Excellent and competitive benefits including generous pension and healthcare
  • Extra day holiday with each year of service
  • Tailored training at every level
  • Festive close-down + extra holiday allowance
  • Monthly OJ get-togethers
  • Annual Company Events
  • Extended lunch break for gym-goers
  • Quarterly lunch club incentives

Your career is in safe hands - Meet our Country Director, Ken Maeda

All of our management team are top performers and recruitment experts. They are here to enhance your skills and knowledge, and foster an environment of collaboration, transparency, and ongoing support to ensure you can achieve your career goals.

​As a business, we focus on building people's careers and I see anyone who joins our team as the future leaders of our Charlotte office. From day one, you will have access to best-in-class technology, a tailored training programme, supportive leadership, and the trust and autonomy to own your own career.

The team in Charlotte are all incredibly talented, highly ambitious and dedicated to delivering the best possible service to our customers. They will support and empower you to be the best you possibly can be.You can expect a warm welcome, good times, a fun and supportive environment, a fantastic social scene, and most importantly, an opportunity to progress your career at your own speed and create endless memories with a great group of people.

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