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Job description

Project Resource is a specialist recruitment consultancy providing professionals to the civil engineering and construction sector, which it is important to note is set to grow at 2.5%+ year on year for next 5 years.

Since 2002 we have grown organically as a business and have supplied senior professionals to some of the most valuable and prestigious projects in the UK.

Why is now such a good time to join us?

We are well established as a company in our market and have become a respected and known brand within the construction industry but with regard to future growth the opportunity is clear….

UK population is set to exceed 70 million by 2027 (currently 65million) that’s millions of homes, roads, railways, schools, hospitals, electricity networks, water management systems, transport hubs, in fact more of everything we see!

This is an unprecedented opportunity to join a growing business in a rising market to fast track your career…..

Our Ethos

At Project Resource our sales culture is not one of fulfilling KPIs of call numbers and sending volumes of CVs, we measure your success purely and simply on the billings you make. This leaves you the freedom work in a truly consultative way and to focus on building real relationships with your clients and candidates.

It is notable that Project Resource is currently growing rapidly, and this should be seen as a development opportunity. 

Duties will include (but will not be limited to)

  • Proactive generation of job vacancies
  • Management of the recruitment process from start to finish (including screening, interviewing and background checks);
  • Develop the existing employer database by exploring new companies;
  • Develop existing employer database to improve repeat business and retain customers;
  • Advertise all job vacancies through various approved advertising mediums;
  • Understand the importance of quality advertising, good advert writing and the best web sources for finding workable job seekers;
  • Develop your own business by conducting marketing drives, structured canvassing and demonstrating networking techniques;
  • Sell in a job seeker to a specific job, gain an interview and obtain an offer of employment for that job seeker;
  • Network job seekers and managers for leads which all parts of our business can use;
  • Write competent business letters and email sales letters, including sending a CV(s) to a single manager/ multiple managers or to a job vacancy (via the database).  With reference to job seeker email sales letters, you must be able to send singular emails, multiple emails & vacancy registration emails (via the database);
  • Demonstrate a structured approach to developing your respective business, both vertically and geographically;
  • Cold and warm call new business from leads generated every day;
  • Conduct employer meetings where needed to develop and increase business volume and quality;
  • Ensure compliance with all and any external legislation and internal company policies at all times as relevant to your job;
  • Consistently proactively generate (using all methods, especially including Social Media /Networking events) the best quality candidates available in the market who you will work exclusively with Project Resource, that you will then market on a project basis to your clients, with specific planned outcomes.

Career Development 

At Project Resource we have always promoted from within, it is ingrained in our culture. It is not about who has worked here the longest, it is about taking the talent and potential you possess and your ability to commit yourself and put in the hard work, combine this with the comprehensive training programme we provide and your future really is in your own hands!

The Person 

As we are very much a team here at Project Resource, you will need to be a team player, with the ability to put into the environment that you wish to thrive on.

As a result in order to fit in and succeed it is likely that you will be:

  • A confident and natural communicator and motivating to others;
  • Career minded, and completely success motivated.
  • You will have already have achieved beyond your peer group
  • Outgoing, friendly, focussed and hard working
  • Sensible with clear life goals
  • The ability to be self-critical
  • We expect you either to be a graduate or already have experience in sales.
  • Current undergraduates please note that we accept applications at any point in the academic year and if your application is successful we arrange a date for you to start after the completion of your final exams.

In addition

We have regular nights out, company events, fine dining and European and long haul trips (destinations have included, Miami, New York, Las Vegas)  to reward our high performers.