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Become a Trainee Recruitment consultant


At Spencer Ogden we don’t like to make assumptions. We don’t assume that a specific degree subject or personal background dictates your potential as a recruiter, nor do we think you need to be fresh out of university to make the transition into a successful career in recruitment, we welcome a variety of sales and educational backgrounds, building our team based on:

  • Attitude
  • Work ethic
  • Transferable skills
  • Personality

Joining Spencer Ogden at Trainee level as part of our acclaimed Consultant Development Programme promises:

  • Structured support
  • Constant personal and technical development
  • Self-dictated progression
  • An assigned business mentor
  • Clarity on your own progress and clear sales performance expectations

With full support functions from in house Learning and Development, personal development plans, a global mentoring programme and technical support functions to ensure you build the most efficient desk, we provide the tools to enable you to reach your full potential as a successful recruitment consultant.


At the core recruitment is without doubt a sales role, providing both our candidates and clients with a consultative sales service. A natural flare for sales, problem solving, and a target driven nature is essential to succeed. If you possess these traits we provide a unique and energising work environment for you to flourish in.

Consultant Development Programme

Whether you are fresh out of university or have sales experience and are looking to utilize your skill. For anyone who is entering recruitment we run a 1 year consultant development program. This is the foundation year at Spencer Ogden focusing specifically on the development of fundamental sales and recruitment skills to ensure you run an effective and efficient service for yourself, your candidates and your clients.

The year begins with a 2 week blended learning training academy and a subsequent tailored 1 year training suite with courses available running parallel with your progression in the role. 

 

Month 1

Week 1 Academy

Week 2 Academy

Legalities of Recruitment

Personal Development Plan

Month 2

Contract module

Call coaching 1

Personal Development Plan

Month 3

Terms of business course

Call coaching 2

Personal Development Plan

Month 4

Client Pitch Role Play

Perm Headhunting

Call coaching 3

Probation Review

Month 5

Client Meeting Course

Client Development

Month 6

Advanced Sales Course

121 Call Coaching

Month 7

Week 1: 6 month Review

Month 8

Advanced Objection Handling

121 Call Coaching

Month 9

Pitching Retainers

Month 10

Refreshers sessions

Month 11

Refreshers sessions

Month 12

End of program presentation

 

We also offer an international mentoring programme partnering any member of staff who signs up with a tailored mentor from any of our offices around the world for impartial career support, advice and encouragement.
Houston - Learning and Development Manager - September 2018
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location Houston
  • Salary Competitive
  • Description The Learning and Development Manager will take the overall responsibility for designing and implementing the regional learning strategy and supporting programmes
Graduate Recruitment Consultant - Australia
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location Perth
  • Salary Competitive
  • Description Graduates, and experienced sales consultants, we want YOU! We strongly believe an individuals potential to succeed as a recruiter comes down to 4 core areas: Attitude Work ethic Transferable skills
Regional Learning & Development Manager: 6-month interim role
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location Singapore
  • Salary Competitive
  • Description We are looking for an experienced Regional L&D Manager, to be based in Singapore, to join our APAC People and Infrastructure team on a 6 month fixed term maternity contract
Houston - Office Coordinator - September 2018
  • Job type Permanent
  • Location Houston
  • Salary Competitive
  • Description At Spencer Ogden, we have a clear vision to become the world’s number one energy, engineering and infrastructure recruiter. With offices across Asia Pacific, Europe