Principal Recruitment Consultant at Opus Talent Solutions

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£35,000 - £50,000

Annual Basic Salary
Manchester, UK
Agency Recruitment

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Start here and go anywhere. Opus are a Global team with 7 offices across Europe, HK, Australia and the US. One of just 3 companies to feature on the Virgin Fast-Track five years in a row, they’ve made Recruitment a career of choice. Everyone in the team adores working within the Tech market and strives to be more than transactional recruiters. Leading the group in their consultative approach is CEO Amy Goulding - the UK’s youngest female CEO of a $100 million company. Join an International agency that can offer you an unparalleled career trajectory.

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We are actively searching for new talent to join our business as Principal Recruitment Consultants based in our Manchester office! As a principal consultant, you will be placed our management training course to learn how to develop, lead, upskill and grow a successful team as well as continue to run a desk. This role is perfect for an experienced Senior or Principal Consultant looking to take the next step in their recruitment career.


• Provide high-quality professional recruitment services to match the needs of your clients and candidates. • Strive to be the best by driving new business & encouraging repeat business. • Provided a service level second to none that will see candidates become your clients and vice versa. • Autonomy to run your own desk as a thriving and lucrative business. • Business excellence is expected and success rewarded; the team are incredibly supportive, providing guidance on building, maintaining and expanding the business. • Mentoring junior consultants embarking on their recruitment careers. • Take an active role supporting the Team Manager


• A competitive and transparent salary structure • Uncapped commission and bonuses • Tailored and individualised career path mapping • Access to our Personal Development Pillar where you can opt into courses and training to develop you as an individual In addition to your on the job training • Access to our industry-leading learning and development team, offering outstanding training whatever your level and aspirations • International relocation opportunities • Monthly, quarterly and annual incentive trips • Complimentary access to our wellness retreat in the Tuscan Hills – Italy for you and your family and friends • 28 days paid annual leave (including public holidays) • Eye Care, Healthcare, Tech, Season Ticket and Cycle to Work Schemes • Fresh Fruit and open plan, modern offices in central locations


We began life as a Recruitment business in Bristol UK in 2008. Inspired by our Founder, and led by our CEO, we’ve been on a mission to become a global leader in niche and innovative talent solutions since then. We now operate in multiple locations across the globe, in some of the most vibrant and exciting cities, having interesting conversations with people about technology, innovation and people. The clients and candidates we partner with are the best, the biggest, the bravest in their respective industries, and our relationships with them have helped shape our business in to something more than just recruitment.


You will be able to demonstrate skills in Recruitment and/or Sales experience (call centre, B2B, B2C, customer led environment) with knowledge of the energy, engineering or IT sectors. You will be comfortable working in a target led environment, and will be personally motivated, resilient and competitive. You will be an expert communicator, both verbally and in written form, and will be adept at listening and asking insightful questions of your clients and candidates. Your proven experience in building strong relationships either over the phone or in face-to-face meetings.


As our business is constantly evolving, our people are too; you will be given opportunities to gain industry leading skills and experience. You will be pushed to explore your potential, both personally and professionally, from day one. With our transparent development structures, you can advance your career quickly and flourish here. We will encourage you to build strong networks and communities across our Group businesses and at all levels; today you might be sat next to our CEO, tomorrow, another Consultant. We collaborate, we share best practice, and we celebrate wins. In this context, you won’t be afraid of putting in the hard work as we will do it together, most likely laughing; our culture means everything to us.

Our Beautiful City

Some of the Amsterdam team at the 2018 Masked Ball

Summer Party 2018

Some of the Amsterdam team enjoying lunch club