Recruitment Consultant

June 13, 2018
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

The role of Recruitment Consultant is a challenging role requiring in-depth knowledge of mandatory requirements regarding crew qualifications/certification.  A practical, hands-on approach is required to fill vacancies and client requirements for all contract and non-contract crew.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring ship owner’s, manager’s and client’s requirements are fully understood and met
  • Recruitment of one-off placements and temporary crew for various ranks
  • Take an active and pro-active role in sourcing candidates
  • Oversee the processing of application forms
  • Vetting of recruits and applications
  • Liaison with clients and candidates, as well as other staff & management within the Company to ensure the best possible service is given
  • Verification of qualifications and certificates, ensuring authenticity and validity
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining accurate personnel files
  • Perform reference checks on marine personnel
  • Assist with Crew Management Contracts as required
  • Assist with travel bookings as required
  • Oversee the payroll checks for any personnel placed on payroll
  • Deal with any marine personnel enquiries
  • Process Certificates of Equivalent Competency applications, etc as required
  • Ensure there is an adequate supply of all ranks at all times, especially those ranks most frequently used

Personal Specification:

A successful candidate must be eligible to work in the UK, will be professional, approachable with the ability to deal with confidential situations and information in a diplomatic and reasonable way. They will be able to demonstrate, effective interpersonal and team working skills; an organised approach and have the ability to be flexible when the need arises.

Additional Requirements: 

  • There may be some travel throughout the UK to meet clients and visit other office sites is essential
  • There will be an on-call requirement, working to a department rota system
  • Covering at another site may occasionally be required by agreement

Experience Required

  • Experience working within a recruitment or shipping industry advantageous
  • Administration knowledge essential
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Certificates and Qualifications

Mandatory STCW certificates are required from all applicants.
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