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Core-Asset Consulting, a leading financial sector recruitment company based in Edinburgh, is seeking an experienced Recruitment Consultant to join its permanent recruitment team.

Core-Asset Consulting partners many of the country's leading businesses in attracting the top performers in their fields. Our service-led approach, combined with a structured programme of training and development provides the opportunity to become a true industry expert.

Our recruitment approach is to provide quality in everything we do; this focus is based on service not sales. We seek high quality individuals who thrive in a dynamic environment to join us. In return we offer a training infrastructure and mentoring culture to support and encourage growth and development.

Role Context

In this role you will work in close partnership with our clients and candidates to tailor and construct the most effective recruitment strategies for bespoke recruitment mandates. This role requires ambition, business acumen, and a competitive edge to deliver a service that results in successful appointments for clients across a wide range of industry specialisms.

We are dedicated to ensuring our people achieve their potential, promoting a culture of teamwork, personal responsibility, initiative and success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Attending vacancy briefings with allocated clients
  • Effectively implementing and managing all aspects of the recruitment process from start to finish for both candidates and clients.
  • Source candidates of interest through our candidate database, headhunting and referrals; learn about their technical skills and motivations to understand what career options are suitable
  • Meet candidates prior to interview request with your clients ensuring they are fully briefed on the role they are being interviewed for, the company and guidance on interview techniques
  • Effective handling of candidate enquiries, whether relating to a specific position or general consultancy regarding career management and the job market trends.
  • Work very closely with the wider permanent division in generating referrals or matching candidates to vacancies
  • Applying the recruitment process framework for pre-assigned (PSL) client mandates
  • Account manage clients keeping in regular contact with them, maintaining awareness of recruitment requirements and any changes in business e.g. plans for expansion
  • Cross selling additional Core-asset services
  • Maintaining a professional, polite and courteous service to clients and candidates at all times
  • Keep abreast of and share new knowledge relevant to our key business areas

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Commercial awareness
  • Ambitious, proactive and highly motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines
  • Ability to work at pace while maintaining quality.
  • Outstanding organisational and time management skills
  • Strong administrative capability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Salary & Benefits

Salary for the position above is negotiable depending on experience however will be kept in-line with our current salary banding. Benefits include:

  • Competitive Basic Salary
  • Rewarding commission structure
  • Discretionary Company Bonus
  • Expanded Holiday Entitlement
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service Allowance
  • Private Health Cover
  • Travel Allowance Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme

About Core-Asset Consulting

Core-Asset Consulting is an independent recruitment company dedicated to asset management, financial services, accounting & finance and investment operations in Scotland. A specialist recruiter, our expertise extends across permanent, interim, temporary and contract positions, as well as vetting and on-boarding services.

Launched in 2005, initially we made our reputation within Scotland's asset management sector. But the success of our model has allowed us to expand rapidly. We have developed into the wider financial services market, built an accounting and finance team, established an interim, temporary and contract division, and launched a vetting and on-boarding service.

We offer a compelling mix of high market expertise and high client engagement, built on the strong foundations of a recruitment model unique to the financial sector in Scotland. As a result, Core-Asset Consulting is now considered by many companies to be their number one recruitment partner.

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: (14128)

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.



T: 0131 264 0229 M: 07535 897 810
Louise Powrie Divisional Director Permanent Team, FinTech and Pensions

Louise is the co-founder of Core-Asset Consulting, she is an experienced recruitment specialist with over 20 years’ experience, initially within asset management Louise transitioned to FinTech, Platforms and Pensions following client demand in these areas.

Together with her sector level specialisms Louise is responsible for the day-to-day management of the permanent recruitment team.

We put people before profit, service before sales and ethics above all.

Betsy Williamson Managing Director

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