German or French speaking Senior Recruitment Consultant

  • Job Reference: P92218
  • Date Posted: 1 June 2022
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £23,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Base salary + commission and Excellent benefits
  • Sector: Sales, Graduate, Human Resources, Recruitment
  • Language(s): German, French
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 8503 7766

Job Description

We have a superb job opportunity for a German or French speaker to join an international and top performing recruitment consultancy as a Recruitment Consultant, working with clients in the lucrative business sectors (IT & Life Sciences) across Europe, mostly with Switzerland and Germany. As Recruitment Consultant, you can expect to work as part of a supportive, international team, with excellent training, career guidance and development. 


Central London office (City) + travel into the DACH and French speaking countries in Europe when required.

German OR French  

Base salary is negotiable, c£30,000 + excellent commission structure (OTE c£40,000 /£70,000 uncapped) , bonus and company benefits. 

Our client is a hugely successful recruitment agency, working in niche business markets  (such as Technology, Life Sciences & Pharma , Oil & Gas and Telecoms) across Europe. They have developed fantastic, long term business relationships with global organisations, proving to them an excellent recruitment service that has created strong business relationships over many years.

In order to develop and work on their many ongoing recruitment assignments with clients mostly in Switzerland and Germany, they now wish to hire either German or French speaking Recruitment Consultants. You will focus on the exciting business markets of technology and life sciences and will have the overall responsibility to research and develop your own new clients, work closely with hiring managers on job vacancies and also manage the candidate identification and selection process - the full 360 of recruitment. Your job will typically cover the following duties and responsibilities: 

  • Sourcing and selecting candidates (using job applications, LinkedIn, networking, social media etc.)
  • Conducting telephone interviews with candidates
  • Business Development-acquire new clients and develop our existing client portfolio including client meetings
  • Candidate Management in the recruitment process
  • Database Maintenance and create your own recruitment desk



  • Fluent German or French, as well as English is essential
  • Educated to university degree level - any subject
  • Have strong, confident communication and inter personal skills - this is a people business!
  • Energy enthusiasm and be willing to learn and be guided by experienced managers is essential
  • Previous recruitment experience
  • Excellent winning, sales focused mentality is key! 
  • Be competitive, focused and willing to go the extra mile to achieve your success
  • Have a cultural awareness of  European business markets and methods
  • Be willing to travel once every couple of weeks into the DACH countries, to meet clients or candidates


A negotiable base salary of c£23,000 - £30,000 + excellent commission structure - one of the best in recruitment (OTE c£40-£50,000) , bonus and company benefits (25 days holiday, healthcare and excellent company events). On offer also is career progression and a fantastic work culture, ongoing training, business workshops. This is a great opportunity to learn from experienced colleagues who will develop you in time into a strong, successful performer.


To apply please email your CV to us - the job is an immediate start.

Recruiter contact: Jonathan Grimes.