• Office Location: Unit 1 Clifton Court Clifton Road Cambridge, CB1 7BN
  • Office Name: Cambridge Engineering
  • Salary: £22000 - £28000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time or Part-time
  • Job Ref: 482785

Recruitment Consultant – Perms Desk

Recruitment Consultant – Engineering


Full-time or part-time, immediate start

Competitive salary and excellent career opportunities

Reed Engineering specialise in the recruitment of permanent, temporary and contract professionals at all levels from Graduates to established Senior Managers. We have a formidable reputation for providing innovative and effective recruitment solutions across all areas of the Engineering and Manufacturing spectrum.

The Cambridge office currently has a very exciting vacancy covering engineering recruitment within the East Anglian region. The successful candidate will be joining with an already established client base, and the opportunity to earn bonus from day one. You will also benefit from working closely with an experienced recruitment manager who will help you become a successful recruiter within the engineering market. 

We would be keen to hear from candidates who are looking for a position with great earning potential, as well as a role which can offer excellent career development opportunities. This role would suit someone with customer facing experience  or a sales background. We can be flexible and tailor a training and development package based on your experience and needs moving forward.

Reed is the most recognised recruitment brand in the UK, with a rich history and reputation for improving lives through work, for over 60 years.  Delivering recruitment solutions with many household brands throughout the UK and globally, we find new jobs and careers for people from many different backgrounds across multiple business sectors. As trailblazers in our field, our business has depth, and the types of recruiters and the opportunities available across Reed, vary enormously.

We look for people who want an inclusive and collaborative environment, who strive for performance and celebrate team success, in a challenging and rewarding career.

A bit about the job…

As a Recruitment Consultant your main duties will include;

  • Developing business with both new and existing clients
  • Sourcing and building a pipeline of available candidates to match your clients recruitment needs
  • Advertising vacancies in a professional and attractive manner to attract the best candidates
  • Interviewing candidates and preparing them for interviews

What we look for in our Consultants…

To be successful within our business we would look for someone with the following skills and attributes:

  • Ability to communicate with all people
  • To be both creative and innovative in working
  • Display resilience when faced with setbacks
  • Can influence key decision makers
  • Enjoy working to and exceeding activity and financial targets

Why Reed

Achievement is celebrated through…

  • Unlimited earning potential – our transparent and uncapped bonus schemes are paid every 4 weeks
  • Clear and transparent career development frameworks which deliver regular promotions and salary increases
  • Annual high achiever awards held at prestigious venues
  • Thrive at Reed – annual bespoke, personalised holidays, for our high achievers – make memories with the people you care most about
  • R1 Formula Reed – our high achievers club, giving you access to exclusive benefits including private healthcare
  • Luxury cars, holidays and more available through our periodic high achievers scheme 

Your work matters and you’re supported with…

  • A personalised learning and development experience, hosted on our bespoke digital learning platform, supported by our experienced in-house team
  • Your personal Microsoft device enabling you to work dynamically wherever you work best
  • The ability to buy more holiday and gain paid sabbaticals linked to your length of service on top of the 25 days we give
  • Our dedicated health and wellbeing centre and calendar – everything from financial wellbeing to mindfulness
  • Reward Hub delivering you retail savings of £100s a year
  • Professional and personal development schemes and your choice of three different mentoring schemes
  • Access to life assurance which covers you to the value of 4 times your salary
  • We have inclusion and belonging ambassadors and senior board sponsors, who act as catalysts for change
  • Our cycle to work scheme, supports the environment and your health

Trailblazers in our field…

  • You have an annual opportunity to join our shadow board and contribute to the company strategy
  • Be part of our social impact strategy – 18% of Reed owned by the Reed Foundation – meaning you work one day a week for charity. We give globally and have invested over £36m to help alleviate poverty and support Women’s rights worldwide
  • We are all about the environment being the first recruitment company to be certified as Carbon Neutral 

Feel what it’s like to truly belong.


Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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Our values, your values; our future, your future

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel and reservists.

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