Senior Recruitment Consultant

Job Description

Senior Recruitment Consultant
Professional Services

About Us

VANRATH are Northern Ireland's preferred recruitment partner of choice for temporary, permanent and contract hiring solutions for many of the key employers across the public, not for profit and private sectors. We have set the tone for well over 2 decades in how specialist recruiters should operate and be rewarded for their consistent levels of delivery. Our core team of senior consultants and Directors are long-standing and established leaders in their respective fields, who are generally renowned within NI recruitment circles as the 'go to' contacts for each sector they oversee. Year on year, our consultants continue to raise the bar on performance and integrity standards for both our candidates and clients, whilst setting the example for the new members of our team to aspire to. We are now looking for the next, key member of the team to commence their career with VANRATH.

The Role

We are seeking a highly ambitious recruitment professional to join our thriving Permanent Team, focused on developing and fostering long-term relationships with key clients and candidates in the professional services sector. This is a high-potential desk, based in our Belfast HQ (with hybrid working available) and should stand as the launch pad for any developing or established recruiter to take the next step to unparalleled earnings, exposure and stimulation in a key area of our business.

You will enter into a 'warm' desk and hugely supportive and collaborative team of recruiters with strong, pre-existing relationships and an unrivalled candidate database. You will have an immediate opportunity to deliver significant fees on key appointments and, with that, the opportunity to put your own personal stamp on the sector as you develop things. This particular market presents a huge opportunity for a high gravitas individual to establish themselves as a key member of our highly successful recruitment team and achieve real career progression and unrivalled earnings.

The Package

  • Excellent base salary
  • A guaranteed OTE for a period (12 months) as you build your desk within VANRATH
  • Up to 25% commission on placement fees generated (uncapped)
  • Placement Bonuses
  • Westfield Health & Rewards including high street and gym discounts
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Client entertainment expenses
  • Coffee Docks, Fresh Fruit, Breakfasts
  • Hybrid Working (with all required equipment provided to facilitate an effective WFH set up)
  • Company away days
  • Referral bonus

The Ideal Person

  • A strong academic profile with high gravitas and confidence to deliver in a client facing, sales role
  • 1 year's+ Recruitment experience and a proven track record of delivering strong fees and maintaining relationships


  • 25+ years specialist market knowledge and experience
  • 96% client retention rate
  • 15,000 + candidates placed over the past 20 years
  • 1000 + Google reviews and NI's highest-rated recruitment agency
  • Bespoke CRM system
  • Chosen recruitment partner, member and sponsor to many of the professional bodies such as ACA, ACCA, NI Chamber of Commerce, Belfast Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business, Catalyst, Young Leaders NI and the Institute of Directors to name but a few.

Bench-marking against other recruitment agencies and similar sales roles within NI has shown year on year, that our consultants have earned significantly more in their OTE!

To discuss this opportunity or any other roles within our recruitment teams, please contact Damian Della Croce for a confidential conversation about opportunities and life at VANRATH. All initial conversations can be held with total discretion guaranteed.