Recruitment Consultant – Cyber Security

Central Bath
From £24,000, depending on experience
07 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

Job Title:                                             Recruitment Consultant – Cyber Security

Reference No:                                      CND1316/REC/A

Location:                                             Central Bath      

Salary:                                                 From £24,000, depending on experience

                                                            Uncapped Commission, rising to 50% of fee

Hours:                                                  Full time:  09:00am to 17:00, Monday to Friday

Contract Type:                                      Permanent        

********************************UNOFFICIAL JOB DESCRIPTION**************************************

"You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes." Morpheus to Neo, The Matrix

If you enjoy the nicer aspects of recruitment, such as engineering the careers of your candidates, forming long term meaningful relationships and being able to place an ethical quality approach ahead of achieving impossible targets, we might be the Company you are looking for.  If however these sentiments make you want to gag, you probably wouldn’t fit in with the team, (take the blue pill).  Despite the achievable targets, lack of cold calling and emphasis on quality of life, we still work hard and rely upon your work ethic to deliver results, with teamwork in mind, a wicked sense of humour is mandatory.

Cyber security has taken the fore for the last 18 months or so and numerous agencies are desperately trying to develop a cyber security capability. CND is one of the oldest independent cyber security recruitments agencies in the UK who are dedicated to cyber security.  Our longstanding global reputation for not only being awesome at what we do, but in an ethical way, makes a recruiter’s life much easier. Candidates who know of us, will genuinely welcome your call and even if they aren’t looking for a new role, they will still pass the time of day with you, which if you’ve been recruiting for a while, you’ll find refreshing.

Business is booming and we have loads of open requirements.

You will be expected to learn about cyber security, though we’ll help you every step of the way with some excellent training, both internal and external.

**********************************OFFICIAL (boring) JOB DESCRIPTION******************************

CND are a niche Recruitment Agency covering Cyber Security roles such as Security Architects, Penetration Testers (Hackers) and Cyber Engineers.  Some of our Consultants catch computer hackers whilst others make networks more secure to stop hackers breaking in. In order to find these talented candidates, we have a specialist recruitment team acquiring candidates for our clients and to support CND’s own Consultancy Business.

We are actively seeking an experienced Recruitment Consultant to join our Bath office.

The Recruitment Consultant is a fundamental position for CND, a company representative to our associates, candidates and clients. This is an ideal position for an experienced Recruitment Consultant with an entrepreneurial streak who wants to learn about the fascinating Cyber arena, to develop their career and shape a future within a respected and growing organisation.  The successful candidate will play a significant part in expending both the business and the current recruitment team. 

Candidates will need to demonstrate evidence of the following:

  • A minimum of 12 months’ experience, preferably with recommendations from your clients/candidates
  • Proven success in resourcing and headhunting suitable candidates
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sales and negotiation skills
  • A goal-orientated approach to work
  • The ability to handle multiple priorities, to deadlines, without compromising on quality and
  • Creative, problem-solving ability;
  • Must be tenacious, self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Team-working skills
  • Personality: We are looking for someone who considers themselves entrepreneurial, ethical, honest, outgoing, organized and professional with a good sense of humor. 
  • Ability to attain/ willing to undergo UK government security clearance
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken
  • A smart personal appearance is important as the role involves meetings with clients and conducting interviews with candidates



Desirable Skills:

  • Confident knowledge of IT or information security recruitment would be an advantage.
  • Experience leading a team or mentoring team members
  • Knowledge of the Cyber Security arena is an advantage
  • Degree qualified

The role:

Hours 09:00 – 17:00 Monday to Friday

Base salary plus uncapped commission

Benefits including pension, health insurance and your birthday off work every year.

Holiday:  Starting at 20 days per annum, rising with service to 25 days.

Further training will be provided, as appropriate to the role requirements

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