Harnham Recruitment Graduate Scheme – Beginning July/September


London / £25000 - £40000



£25000 - £40000




Job Type


2023 Recruitment Consultant Role (Starts Jul/Sep)

Join an industry leader in data and analytics.

Location: Wimbledon.

£25k base salary plus uncapped commission (£40k OTE).

At Harnham, we're excited to announce our 2023 graduate scheme.

This scheme includes a comprehensive training program delivered by our top-tier learning and development team in conjunction with our managers. During the training, you'll familiarize yourself with your specific market within data and analytics, evolve along our consultant development path, and thrive in the dynamic world of recruitment.

We'll welcome a diverse group of individuals in September and October, who will participate in the training program collectively.

We encourage motivated individuals from any academic discipline who are eager to kickstart their careers in a fast-paced industry. Harnham is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse environment, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Our Progression Path:

  1. Recruitment Consultant
  2. Senior Recruitment Consultant
  3. Principal/Managing Recruitment Consultant

By the conclusion of their initial two years, most of our graduates attain their second promotion and can then envision their career trajectory within Harnham!

A key focus of our graduate training program is progression; our promotion system is target-based with the average individual achieving their first promotion within 9 to 11 months. Regular weekly and monthly meetings with your manager will provide support throughout your journey, aiding you in achieving your targets and excelling in your role.

Recruitment Role:

As a recruitment consultant, you'll work with clients within the data and analytics sector, assisting them in fulfilling their staffing needs. The candidates you'll interact with will possess highly sought-after experience and qualifications. At Harnham, we aim to help you become an expert in connecting your clients with their ideal candidates.

The role responsibilities include:

  • Business Development - Proactively bring new business to the company through cold-calling and networking, selling your recruitment services as well as Harnham's.

  • Candidate Sourcing - Identify the best candidates for the job through job boards postings and headhunting individuals with the necessary skills.

  • Process/Account Management - Prepare candidates for interviews, maintain communication with both candidates and clients, and ensure the process runs smoothly.

  • Placement Negotiations - Facilitate a smooth negotiation process when a candidate is offered a job, guaranteeing they receive the best offer, and consequently earning commission.


As a Recruitment Consultant at Harnham, you will earn commission on any candidate you place, this commission being a percentage of the negotiated deal fee with the client. Our competitive commission structure is uncapped and threshold-free, enabling you to start earning commission as soon as you make your first placement.

On average, our graduates earn £13 - 18k in commission during their first year at Harnham (bringing the OTE to £35-40k, including the base salary)


In addition to commission, we offer a diverse range of benefits at Harnham. We place a great emphasis on employee well-being and strive to make our office a welcoming space you look forward to each day. We foster an open and social environment at all levels and host numerous events and socials throughout the year to encourage team bonding and company-wide connections.

Other benefits include:

  • A generous bonus structure
  • Incentives such as company meals and all-inclusive holidays
  • Complimentary snacks and beverages in the office
  • A cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or complimentary gym membership
  • Opportunities to transfer to our international offices (NY, San Francisco, etc.)
  • And many more!

To apply to our 2023 inclusive graduate scheme, please submit your application to Alex Wiffin by clicking the apply button.


Alex Wiffin

Senior Internal Recruitment Consultant


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