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Recruitment Research Intern at PER, London

0064 /IN
About us
  • We are a leading services provider to the private equity sector specialising in people placement, compensation advice and staff retention strategies
  • Our senior team are all former private equity investors, making us industry insiders
  • Our clients trust us as we have first-hand experience of their businesses
  • We work with private equity funds that range from multinational financial services businesses to small boutiques across the UK, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East
  • There are over 50 of us spread across offices in London, Germany, Mexico and Hong Kong

What you will like about working with us
  • We believe that work life balance is important so we work hard during working hours and go home at a sensible time
  • We are experts in helping our people manage their careers
  • All our team learn new skills and increase their self-confidence
  • You will have a career development plan and will get to work with all our consultant teams on a rotational basis
  • With good performance you will see regular promotion and increasing levels of compensation
  • We have regular inter-company events which have included weekends away, sports days, west end shows, and team building events

  • Our office is right on the edge of Covent Garden, on the corner of the Strand and Southampton Street
  • This is a fun, lively, vibrant part of town with no shortage of places to go at lunchtime and plenty of after work venues for a quick drink with the team before heading home

What about the role
The role is to work alongside our Consultants sourcing individuals from our own networks and our register of candidates. You will screen potential candidates to meet our client specifications and manage individual client interview programmes. In addition, participate in regular internal meetings with colleagues and work on firm-wide business development initiatives.

We provide a structured induction and ongoing training programme to ensure you learn both the fundamentals of the private equity industry and our own internal systems and processes in an effective and systematic manner. In addition, this programme provides for a measured career path development with growing responsibilities and rewards as milestones are met.

A high level of personal presentation and determination is vital with responsibilities including the following:
  • Strong academics, with a good Bachelor’s degree as a minimum
  • Relevant experience in executive search, financial sector or sales is not essential, but would be a plus
  • Impeccable telephone manner and communication skills
  • Strong commitment to contacting and building relationships with candidates
  • Personal discipline and confidence in following up leads
  • Some understanding of financial markets with enthusiasm to learn the detail quickly
  • High standards with immaculate attention to detail
  • Organised and methodical with good computer skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, a second European language would be an advantage
  • Valid UK work permit


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