Workforce – Professional. Committed. Connected.
Rated as one of the UK’s best employers, Workforce is an award-winning recruitment and training specialist with regional offices spread across central England.
Founded in 2003 by brothers Paul and Joe Alekna, our journey has seen us flourish into a widely-admired UK business – now employing over 100 people at our branches in the Midlands.
2019 represents a period of exciting growth for our business with the opening of a number of new recruitment centres across Central England.
Committed to our people, our clients and our candidates, we are also placed within the UK’s top 45 fastest growing companies within the prestigious Sunday Times Fast Track 100.
Our team pride themselves on understanding the UK’s job markets and excel in providing quality, dependable workers to almost 600 businesses - from SMEs to PLCs - and covering a variety of roles from the shop floor to the board room.
Through our recruitment team, over 1,500 people placed in temporary jobs every day of the week within successful organisations.
We bridge skills gaps for employers, fix their recruitment challenges and most of all, we back candidates to win.
In short, we connect people with opportunities.
Key Benefits of working for Workforce
One of the UK’s Best companies to work for
Excellent package including market leading salary and uncapped commission scheme
Company car allowance scheme (role dependant)
Working for a company who takes innovation seriously to make your job easier
Excellent career progression opportunities
State of the art systems
Access to leading job boards providing our consultants and managers with the necessary tools to provide clients with an unrivalled service
Well invested offices providing an excellent environment for people to succeed
Internal communication tools meaning consultants and managers alike can stay updated with what is happening within our business
Market leading group services supporting our branch network including, sales, marketing, HR, staff development training
The purpose of this role is the co-ordination and development of the Driving desk within Dudley. Reporting into the Divisional Manager you will be required to ensure that your desk is maintained and developed to meet budget, support junior Driving Consultants when necessary and ensure that all Workforce's compliance standards are met at all times
Hour of Work:
Monday to Thursday - 08:30 to 17:30
Friday - 08:30 to 17:00
Main Duties and Responsibilities
To ensure your sales activity targets are met or exceeded
To liaise with your client(s) daily to understand their needs and plan your day accordingly
Contribute to the morning meetings daily to feedback the requirements of your client(s)
Ensure that all driving-specific legislation is adhered to
To attend regular service review meetings with your clients to understand any areas for improvement in the service delivery of Workforce
Write and place professional and effective job advertisements to attract candidates
Use marketing tools to source candidates
Source, develop and manage candidate relationships within chosen competency
Qualify candidate suitability for current or future vacancies/clients, through questioning and referencing.
Qualify client suitability for current or future vacancies/relationship, through questioning and gaining the essential commitment to effectively manage the recruitment process with all parties needs in mind. This will include relevant client meetings
Maintain and develop current client relationships to ensure that at all times they receive the best service possible and to maximize business opportunities
Work with colleagues to ensure we capitalise on every opportunity to generate revenue is achieved
Be able to use in-house IT system to generate candidates
Manage recruitment process from start to finish with both client and candidate
Deal with client/candidate queries and take ownership of objection handling
Manage placed candidates contracts and maintain client relationships with active contractors and placements.
Administrative & General
To agree rates and terms with all prospective clients
To support any junior Consultants in their day-to-day duties
Ensure records are kept in line with, and adhere to, the recruitment legislation
Keep all paperwork/system work up-to date regarding candidate’s eligibility to work
Maintain and record candidate availability as required by the needs of the business
Have sound understanding of Workforce's contracts and terms and conditions
The first point of contact for workers who require support
The first point of contact for the client(s) who require support
Ensure that the staff are checked in daily with the clients - including the on-boarding/induction of new starters
Ensure the local office sources, screens and selects applicants to the standards set out with the client(s) you are assigned
Complete weekly inductions matching client demand
Compile weekly management information for contracted clients
Ensure that you, or a colleague, re-book staff for the following day in line with client requirements
Continuously assess any training needs and keep an open dialogue with workers ensuring that any issues are dealt with promptly and the facility is as productive as possible
Liaise with Workforce onsite co-ordinators on day-to-day challenges seeking support from the branch network during peak times
Physical Attributes: Smart professional appearance
General Intelligence: Able to learn quickly, good working knowledge of the transport and logistics sector
Special Aptitudes: Able to deal effectively at all levels, enjoy contact with people and be able to work under pressure.
Driving: Experience within the Driving Recruitment sector is preferable
Disposition: Outgoing and confident personality. Cheerful with a good sense of humour and capable of dealing with all nationalities.
Motivation: Keen to learn new skills and looking to possibly develop the role to encompass other duties in the future.
Management: Be responsible, effective and approachable as a senior to a Driving Recruitment Consultant and provide support, training and discipline where necessary.
Organised: Be able to readily provide information regards business plans and client needs when asked
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£25000 - £35000/annum + Car Allowance