Recruitment Consultant - Construction at Cobalt Recruitment

£25,000 - £30,000

Annual Basic Salary
London, UK
Agency Recruitment

What Hunted Says

Based in the UK, US and Germany, Cobalt has an incredibly tight-knit team and we are proud to work here, in fact 98% of our staff would happily recommend working for us. Why? Well, we actively discourage long working hours and make sure you're successful but also happy doing what you're doing. We're a diverse bunch operating in the Built Environment, FS, Construction and Engineering sectors.

Desk Focus

Permanent Roles


Property & Construction

Welcome to the world of Cobalt.

We are specialist recruiters, operating across multiple geographies and specialisms, built from decades of experience in international real estate and construction.

In an overcrowded market, we are authentically different. We believe that relationships are based on chemistry and trust. To us, the real value of recruitment lies in the ability to attract and retain these relationships, just like the magnetic metal we’re named after.

We recruit professionals within all professional disciplines within the built environment from our 10 global offices for clients ranging from large corporate organisations to niche entrepreneurial entities.

We recruit at all levels of seniority via search and contingency methods. Our clients include developers, constructors, private practices, fund managers, banks, property companies, opportunity funds, private equity firms, corporates, retailers and public sector bodies. 

The Role

The aim of a Consultant within Cobalt is to generate NFI through the independent, expert management of candidates and clients and to uphold the values and culture of the business through everything that they do.

A Cobalt Consultant consistently undertakes:

Business Development, NFI & Business Plan Ownership
Understand a specialist market thoroughly and generate personal NFI from candidate and client management in a 360-degree role. Have a full understanding of the scope and range of services offered by the broader team and business and be able to cross-sell effectively. Understand and contribute to the team’s business plan. Be aware of the full competitor, client and candidate landscape.

Account Management
Act as an account manager for clients, ensuring that all Cobalt locations, teams and disciplines are involved in order to maximise revenue whilst providing a first-class service.

Terms of Business
Agree and establish commercially viable terms of business with new clients.

The Desk

The Main Contractor desk focuses on placing individuals that specialise in Construction, Commercial Management, Design Management and Engineering disciplines. They are responsible for managing various stages of the construction life cycle across the built environment; from buildings (residential, commercial and education) to Civils, Infrastructure, Nuclear and Rail.

The Main Contractor desk sits withing the wider Construction and Engineering team and benefits from existing strong relationships and PSL agreements in place with Tier 1 & Tier 2 contractors, Real Estate Developers, Building Consultancies, niche Design and Build contractors and House Builders. This warm desk is supported by an extensive network of clients and contacts and crossover through an established team that currently focus on Project Planning, Temporary Works, Site Engineering, Design Management and Construction Management placements.

The desk is structured for the placement of permanent and interim contracts.

What Cobalt Can Offer You

A healthy work/life balance is promoted within the company, and hard work is rewarded with a leading bonus structure, achievement rewards and company trips abroad.

• An outstanding and uncapped commission scheme that rewards success.
• A competitive salary and an attractive range of incentives and benefits.
• A clear path for career development and personal growth.
• Outstanding training and mentoring within a values-based culture.
• Flexible working and a forward-thinking environment. 
• A wide variety of incentives, competitions and awards that recognise financial, leadership and values-based achievements. 

The Successful Applicant

• Will possess a strong track record of success in recruitment. 
• Will be outgoing and confident. 
• Will be ambitious and driven by career development. 
• Will be financially motivated. 
• Will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  


If this role is of interest to you and matches your skill-set, please apply online with your up-to-date CV.   

International Recruitment Company of the Year 2017