International Recruitment Consultant

Human Resources and Personnel

Job description

This role is based out of our Christchurch Office, and it will have a strong focus on our clients not only in Christchurch, but also across the whole of New Zealand. The base salary will be very competitive, with generous commission on offer for when you truly hit your stride.
Tradestaff is a proudly NZ-owned and operated company with an awesome team of Tradestaffers working throughout the country. We specialise in sourcing and placing the right candidates into trades and industrial jobs. Our Consultants are expected to do just that; consult. You will be working closely with our clients to get to know their business and then working hard to find the right candidate for their available roles. Our candidates equally rely on you to work hard to find them the right opportunity. When it all comes together, that's when the magic happens. Making successful placements is a feeling that is hard to beat!
To become a successful Tradestaffer, you don't necessarily need to have recruitment experience, but you do need to:

  • Love working with people, be a team player (and have a great sense of humour).
  • Be a confident communicator both on the phone, over Skype and in person. This includes being able to listen and understand the needs of our clients and to communicate clearly with candidates from all over the world.
  • Have a bit of fire in your belly for success. There are some serious rewards and opportunities up for grabs as this area of our business continues to grow.
  • Be a flexible and organised person who is prepared to go the extra mile for our candidates and clients. It is not unusual to be Skype interviewing candidates from a variety of time zones in the morning and evenings, Meeting candidates and their families at the airport and calling in on clients on their sites to discuss opportunities all in the same day.
  • Be ready and willing to learn the Tradestaff way. (With 22 years in the Recruitment business, we know our stuff and we are happy to grow our people).

    Our clients and candidates love us because:

    • We do what we say we'll do.
    • We're 'Cool & Easy' to deal with - that's just the Tradestaff way.
    • Our team truly care about the success of both our clients and our candidates. This shows in the level of care and detail we can provide to our overseas candidates and the extra mile we are always prepared to go in order to make a successful placement.
    • Health & Safety is at the forefront of everything we do.
    • We make no apologies for the high standards we set.

      At Tradestaff you will find that no two days are ever the same, and you definitely won't get time to twiddle your thumbs! This is not a typical desk job, we expect you to be managing your time and be out and about meeting with clients and candidates that you have successfully placed.
      You'll be dealing with our clients, candidates and overseas partners throughout the entire recruitment process including:

      • Knowing that every phone call, every meeting, and every conversation is an opportunity.
        • Working with our clients to get to know their businesses and to provide them with the staff they need to be successful.
          • Getting to know your candidates, their personalities, and skills to ensure you are able to actively sell their skills into jobs with our clients.
            • Proactively marketing candidates into businesses, visiting clients on site and learning about their business requirements, problem solving and offering solutions.
              • Advertising for applicants, phone screening, interviewing both in person and over Skype, reference checking, verifying qualifications licenses and visa status' and placing temps into roles.
                • Liaising with overseas candidates to help them find the immigration information they require and assisting them in any way possible to ensure a successful settlement into NZ life.
                  • Approaching potential clients, securing their business, negotiating and closing deals on behalf of your candidates.

                    Recruitment, business to business or trades sales experience is preferred, and any technical or engineering expertise you may have should also be mentioned in your cover letter.
                    If you want to work for an exciting, fast-paced, fun organisation where you'll have the opportunity to shine, you may be just the Tradestaffer that we are looking for!
                    Get in touch with us ASAP: click on the Apply Online button today to send your cover letter and CV through to Sue Harrison, Tradestaff's National People & Capability Manager.