Recruitment Apprenticeship Level 2 MICHAEL SHARMA GROUP LTD

The purpose of this role is to represent Michael Sharma Group in the recruitment market. Supporting clients of MSG with the recruitment of candidates into permanent and contract vacancies. We will look to develop the skillset of our apprentice to become a well-rounded recruitment resourcer with the intension of progressing into a consultant's role.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage banding - £14,000 - £17,000 - To be discussed with the successful candidate

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 9am-5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    11 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To develop candidate relationships
  •  Support candidates with their CV’s, cover letters and applications for new roles
  • Pre-screen candidate profiles, using Michael Sharma Group CRM as well as available CV databases
  • Meet with candidates, interview them for suitability of vacant positions
  • Ascertain reference points and references, conducting due diligence on all represented candidates
  • Collate “right to live and work in the UK” data to ensure candidate compliance and eligibility for vacant positions
  • Negotiate salary with candidates, managing their expectations on market conditions
  • Conducting aftercare meetings with candidates upon successful placements (contract and permanent)
  • Business development, largely on the phone and email
  • Winning new client accounts and managing client relationships
  • Sourcing suitable candidates for client vacancies
  • Negotiating fee and/or margin structure for services
  • Pre-screening candidate suitability for interview
  • CV presentations to clients, giving a detailed description of why candidates are suited to vacant positions
  • Negotiate salary with clients, ensuring candidate and client reach an agreement to offer
  • Maintaining client relationships throughout the recruitment process and beyond
  • Advertise roles on job boards
  • Represent Michael Sharma Group at networking events and exhibitions

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Recruitment Resourcer level 2 NVQ & Certificate
  • End Point Assessment 
  • Math's and English functional skills if required which will be delivered via online training sessions for 1 hour per week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression onto a Level 3 Recruitment Consultant Apprenticeship or a Full-time position may be offered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Engaging Personality, Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adaptable, Intuitive, Flexible attitude to work, Ability to communicate at all


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy required an applicant to have a good level of confidence, the ability to build relationship with customers and will entail a heavy use of the telephone. If you are not confident in speaking on the phone this is not the role for you.

About the employer

With over a decade of expertise within the Accountancy and Technology industries, Michael Sharma Group are specialists in recruitment, with a strategic and consultative approach to recruiting the right candidates in the right roles. We work closely with both clients and candidates to support their recruitment needs through our extensive network in the Accountancy, Finance, Technology & Digital markets. We are persistent and tenacious when it comes to placing talent, we act as recruitment partners and not just suppliers to our clients. Embedded within our core values, we consult and advise clients with honest and transparent insight into market conditions to achieve the perfect fit for their organisations.








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Training provider



Paul Nightingale


Apprenticeship standard

Recruitment resourcer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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