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Graduate Recruitment Consultant - Information Security


ReferenceGHE GRC InfoSec EC
SectorsIT and Telecommunications, Military, Security, Policing
Salary£22,000 to £23,000 per annum
BenefitsExcellent Commission / Bens
Town/CityCity of London
Locations UK, London
Contract TypePermanent


Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Cyber / Information Security Recruitment - City / Old Street - starting salary £22,000 to £23,000 + bonus / commission (salary rises to £25,000 to £28,000 after 12 months) - Excellent opportunity to work for the UK's pre-eminent cyber security / information security recruitment business.

The company is the leading specialist for cyber security and information risk management recruitment which has been supplying government, commercial organisations, security vendors, systems integrators, and consultancies with information security staff for over 15 years. The company only recruits in Cyber Security and places in specialisms including Information Security & Risk Management; Governance & Compliance; Technical Security; Cyber Security; Business Continuity Management; Penetration Testing, Forensics & Intrusion Analysis and Sales & Marketing.

An exciting new opportunity now exists for a Graduate Researcher / Trainee Recruitment Consultant to join in the City / Old Street area. You'll receive excellent training and will spend your first 9 - 12 months as a Researcher learning to identify and head-hunt talent within the information security market for a range of client organisations. After your training you'll progress into the full Recruitment Consultant / Executive Search role, dealing with your own client portfolio.

Salary / Benefits / Progression:

  • Starting Salary £22,000 - 23,000
  • Researcher bonus scheme of £400 per placement plus additional incentives (expect total earnings of £30,000 to £35,000 in the trainee recruitment consultant / researcher role which quickly jumps to £50,000+ in year two once you've been promoted to Recruitment Consultant.
  • Working hours are 8.30 - 5.30 or 9.00 - 6.00 but need to be flexible.
  • Benefits, pension, gym membership, healthcare, life insurance up to 24 days holiday in the first 2 years and then 27 after year 2.
  • Excellent working environment in City / Old Street area.
  • Relaxed working culture, breakfast is provided daily, chocolate at 3pm, pilates at your desk!
  • Structured career progression - the business has strong growth and opportunity for managers.

Role of a Researcher / Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Responsible for gathering and presenting information and data associated with current live permanent and contract jobs and retained searches.
  • At the beginning of each assignment assist in the development of the search strategy, including constructing company target lists, researching candidate profiles and matching necessary competencies and experience, drawing from internal and external resources including the database, LinkedIn, contracted tools and job boards etc…
  • Constructing target lists of companies and candidates.
  • Conducting candidate telephone interviews and writing up the candidate profiles.
  • Using initiative to find candidates.
  • Mapping the market, identifying and approaching people and assessing their interest and fit for roles.
  • Be the established port of call for clients and candidates throughout the recruitment process in the event the Consultant is unavailable.
  • Building the database of specialist Information Security candidates.
  • Developing in depth knowledge of your market, understanding the sector from top to bottom and so contributing to practice intelligence.

Person specification

The successful candidate will be a presentable, articulate and bright graduate with a 'can do' attitude. Essential requirements:

  • Must be pro-active, polished and be an effective communicator who is strong on teamwork and collaboration.
  • Able to foster respect, transparency, and trust with candidates.
  • Have gravitas and credibility to speak to senior professionals.
  • Have an interest in the Cyber Security market.
  • Works well under pressure and can deliver high quality results.
  • Learns quickly, applies a methodical approach and has excellent attention to detail.
  • Has good time management skills and can work autonomously.
  • Is a team player, willingly sharing the workload - being proactive in taking on work in order to support practice activities.

Your career progression

Having become confident and competent with all the elements of the in the Researcher role (candidate sourcing, head hunting, information security sector knowledge, recruitment processes etc…) you will have the opportunity to be promoted. If research is your passion, you will be given the opportunity to develop your research skills and progress along the Researcher career ladder. Alternatively you may decide to transition towards a fee-earning Recruitment Consultant role. You will be given training and support to progress in either direction.

Interviewing now. Please apply today.

This Researcher / Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant vacancy is being handled by Conrad Scott Ltd. Conrad Scott Ltd is a recruitment agency specialising in placing graduates, trainee recruitment consultants and experienced recruitment consultants into the recruitment, search and selection industry. Conrad Scott acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales as Conrad Scott Ltd, registered no 7537737.

Company Details for Conrad Scott

Main Contact: Sean Curran
Tel: 01508 495005

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