Technology Recruiter, Edinburgh; £22,500 - £26,500 plus car allowance (dependant on level) & commission
Joining a key specialism for Hays that has seen significant growth and investment in the past 18 months, we are seeking to appoint someone that comes with a proven track record in the IT recruitment sector. It may be that you feel there is a lack of career progression in your current role, or are seeking your next challenge in a forward-thinking an innovative business. Either way, if you have experience in the technology recruitment market, and place clients and candidates at the heart of everything you do then we want to hear from you.
Your new job in Hays
Due to established performance and growth in our Scottish IT and Digital recruitment business, our Edinburgh office has an exciting opportunity for you to be part of a growing and ambitious IT team to help us continue to build the business, and further dominate the market.
Some key aspects of the role will include pro-actively generating leads and converting to sales, working closely with colleagues to identify & source sales leads, identifying opportunities to make recommendations that promote company approved products and techniques, presenting at external meetings representing the Hays brand, managing the penetration of your territory according to an agreed market development strategy and developing new and existing business using effective, appropriate and ethical sales methods.
Ultimately you will work to exceed targets set to generate and fill vacancies in your technical space and geographic remit.
Hays Specialist Recruitment was established 52 years ago and since then has continued to grow, developing our expertise and market presence in specific key disciplines. IT, whilst not our oldest specialism, is now our fastest growing – in line with the external market - and one of our most established. We have allocated significant investment for this sector across the next few years, allowing us to shape our IT business to give our clients the best possible service and delivery experience, whilst offering technical candidates a great platform to get the right job.
As a business we invest heavily in adding value to all areas of employment and staffing, demonstrated across the last few months with the creation of our Thrive, Boost and Employee engagement hubs. This provides our consultants with a huge competitive advantage being able to approach customers as true experts in the field of recruitment and engagement, As a wider team, the Hays IT UK&I Contract team recently won the award for the Best IT Contractor Recruitment Agency 2020, with the Contractor Awards!
Edinburgh is a flagship office of Hays Scotland, and home to one of the UK’s most successful IT/DT teams. To support our strategic plan, we are seeking an experienced IT recruiter who is looking for a new challenge to further their career.
What you'll need to succeed with us
You will have IT recruitment experience from an agency environment, be confident in the development of new business, both targeting new clients and nurturing existing warm Hays relationships and able to display that you are adept at dealing with a diverse portfolio of clients. Core competencies will include the ability to build and solidify lasting relationships, deliver exceptional customer service, have a results-driven approach and a genuine passion for evolving your knowledge of technology.The successful applicant will likely have a proven track record of consultative selling, evidence of delivering consistent new business and growing existing, and be able to demonstrate effective selling and presentation techniques to influence the customer.
What you'll get in return from us
On joining Hays you will be given the support of our market-leading brand, receive world-class and sector leading training and have access to the best tools and technology in the industry, a competitive base salary, commission on billings, access to range of excellent incentives and rewards, and we also have a range of generous employee benefits to choose from.
We operate a meritocratic culture where you are rewarded, recognised and promoted based on your results. You already know recruitment is hard work, and we expect excellence here at Hays, but if you deliver the results your earning potential and career progression has no limits.
You will also receive:
· Direction from highly experienced Technology Directors
· Continuous learning and development, both professionally and personally
· A competitive package
· The chance to grow your career exponentially
· Our Technology specific tools which enable you to open doors with candidates and clients
What you need to do now
To join the fastest growing Hays sector and be part of the global technology boom, apply now!