Associate Consultant - Actuarial - Cantonese Speaker

Associate Consultant - Actuarial - Cantonese Speaker

Job Title: Associate Consultant - Actuarial - Cantonese Speaker
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable, plus bonus and rapid progression
Reference: OJA-HK-ACT_1535632747
Contact Name: Rosie Miranda
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Job Published: August 30, 2018 13:39

Job Description

Job Title: Associate Recruitment Consultant

Market: Actuarial

Location: The Center, 1906-07, No 99 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong

Oliver James Associates:

We are an ambitious, entrepreneurial and privately owned Recruitment Consultancy with a £100 million turnover operating out of 11 international offices. Established in 2002, we have grown organically and consistently over the past 16 years to become a renowned financial services search & selection organisation, with a current head count of circa 350 employees.

The business continues to go from strength-to-strength being recognised in the industry with various awards as well as having recently been named a Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to work for and placed in the Virgin Fast Track 100 for the 4th time.

We opened 4 new offices last year and currently have a physical presence in Manchester, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Milan, Frankfurt, Zurich, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. 2017 was an incredible and record-breaking year for us, with 103 promotions and 118 new hires.

The Hong Kong office:

Our Hong Kong office opened in 2011, over the past 7 years they have grown to a headcount of 40 with significant future growth and are the leading financial and professional services recruiter across 8 core vertical markets, from this office in 2017 they established a Singapore office of 6 to further their reach across the APAC region and look to open further offices in the coming years. (Tokyo, Shanghai, Australia, Malaysia).

Jonny Plews - qualified as an accountant before joining OJ in 2004, progressing from AC to head of Actuarial and in 5 years became Director of Hong Kong. He has since established a £10million T/O business in Asia employing 40 heads specialising in 8 core disciplines, and successfully mentored, developed and promoted Toby Weston to Director of Singapore.

Our Hong Kong office are doing incredibly well. Right now out of our top 12 billers Globally 8 of them are from HK.

It's a relaxed yet high performing working environment and an extremely fun team! They team monthly targets whereby you can get Friday afternoon off. Quarterly lunch clubs and incentives. Free drinks on Friday's. Holiday incentives. 1hr 30 minutes for the gym at lunch time.

The Role:

You will be joining an established team of 10 and reporting into talented Associate Director, Philip Chau. Actuarial is a flagship desk for Oliver James Associates and they were the top performing team in 2017 not just in Hong Kong but Globally too! The team dynamic is very fun and close knit, they consistently win monthly trips for overachieving including wake boarding, 4-star Michelin restaurant outings, dirt biking and outings to Taiwan and Macau. We are looking for someone commercially minded and energetic, no previous recruitment experience is required but is the ideal.

Job Description:

  • Proactively create, maintain, and develop a network of candidates via sales focused telephone activity
  • Proactively promote Oliver James Associates business and services to all contacts in order to generate new client business
  • Identify and establish sales leads and follow up with approaches to appropriate target clients
  • Keep up with current and anticipated demand of candidates with a clearly outlined skillset, maximising efficiency through the effective use of LinkedIn and internal databases
  • Assist Senior Consultants in mapping a candidate pool in response to client's hiring requirements
  • Screen, interview and assess candidates in line with company standards to ensure a thorough understanding of their job and career requirements
  • Present matched candidates to client requirements in a proactive and consultative manner

What we can offer you;

  • Global relocation is actively encouraged within Oliver James Associates once proven - either to existing offices or to set up your own.
  • On top of a competitive basic salary we boast a lucrative commission scheme; it is all transparent and uncapped rather than team based - so you are in control of your own income and know exactly what your take home is.
  • Culture - Our culture is unique and maintaining this is of the up-most importance to Oliver and James as well as all Global Directors and Senior Stakeholders. Annually we spend £700k on company entertainment so you can get to know your counterparts around the world. This consists of quarterly lunch clubs, quarterly team events, Spring, Summer and 2x Christmas parties!
  • Award-winning in-house training and development team - for every stage of your career (on recruitment and management).
  • Fast track progression, Oliver James Associates provide you with the right tools to propel your career with case studies of entry level candidates progressing to Director within 3,4,5 years!
  • - OJ's reviews from past and present employees
  • - Our YouTube channel so you can check out our company parties, client networking events, new office launches and more!

Please apply for a confidential conversation with our internal recruitment team about the opportunity in more detail.

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