Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Construction

Job title : Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Construction
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Sam Phillips
Job reference : SP71613

The Candidate Resourcer / Manager will work alongside the Senior Consultant with a focus on recruiting people in the Construction, Residential, Interior fit-Out and PQS sectors. Working in a candidate short market, the priority of the position will be identifying and sourcing the right people for our clients job vacancies. Recruitment and / or recruitment experience is highly beneficial, although internal training and mentoring will be provided.

This position has a base salary and a commission component. Base is $45-60k depending on experience, realistic OTE commission is in the region of $20-25k bringing the total earnings to $70-85k. You'll be joining New Zealand's largest locally owned recruiter in a very busy market, we have a great team driven culture and social club. We have superb offices on Quay Street in Auckland's CBD, overlooking the Waitemata Harbour, lots of great shops, cafe's and bars in the area.


  • Seeking out, filtering and interviewing candidates in relation to job vacancies (you earn money by speaking to people, how cool and easy is that?!)

  • Growing and maintaining the RobLawMax candidate database

  • Advert drafting and social media posting

  • Reference checking

  • Attending client meetings with the Senior Consultant

  • Researching company and market sector information

  • Attending industry events

We are looking for a people person with real spark and personality who will contribute both professionally and personality wise to our company culture. Someone who gets creative when it comes to finding candidates, enjoys hard work and can handle the administration component of the role. You also need to be resilient and pro-active in picking up the phone to talk with our candidates.

Other attributes we are looking for are:

  • Strong MS Office and IT skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Time management – you can juggle your tasks, prioritise, and communicate when you can’t meet a deadline

  • Good sense of humour

  • An interest in the sectors we recruit for is also a bonus

  • Recruitment or resourcing or construction experience is essential, in-house or agency or someone with a trades background

Ready to join us? Get in touch today with your CV and cover letter. Click apply or send your CV to quoting reference SP71613.