BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT - Umphakathi Recruitment (Pty) Ltd, Randburg

  • Randburg
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Umphakathi Recruitment (Pty) Ltd on Friday, January 10, 2020
  • Reference: BD0010
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 11 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Umphakathi Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

We are looking for a young, dynamic and customer-centric individual to join our awesome team, in the capacity of a Business Development & Recruitment Consultant.


We value excellent communication skills and the self-confidence to engage with people at all levels; as well as individuals who pay close attention to detail and who have a high work ethic.


The Recruitment Consultant is responsible for attracting candidates and matching them to temporary or permanent positions jobs with client companies. The jobs may vary from entry-level roles to Management positions.

The Recruitment Consultant will work with client companies, building relationships in order to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements.

He/She will attract candidates by drafting advertising copy for use in a wide range of media, as well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals. The Recruitment Consultant will screen candidates, interview them, do background checks, and finally match candidates to their clients.

Consultants also provide advice to both clients and candidates on salary levels, training requirements and career opportunities.


Candidate Requirements


Business Development

  • Using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking in order to attract business from client companies
  • Building relationships with clients
  • Developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do and their work culture and environment


  • Advertising vacancies appropriately by drafting and placing adverts in a wide range of media (e.g., newspapers, websites, and magazines)
  • Headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates
  • Completing a search of the candidate database to find the right person for the employer’s vacancy
  • Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and short-listing candidates
  • Requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the employer
  • Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question
  • Preparing CV’s and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants
  • Organising interviews for candidate as requested by the client
  • Informing candidates about the results of their interviews
  • Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates
  • Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression
  • Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.




  • Matric / Grade 12 with Mathematic
  • Completed 3 year Diploma/Degree advantageous
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and own vehicle essential



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