Senior Recruitment Consultant, Seoul

  • Full-time
  • Korea


Taylor Hopkinson is a dedicated renewables recruitment specialist and a trusted partner to the world’s green energy leaders. In December 2021, we joined forces with Brunel International N.V., expanding our global footprint to more than 100 offices across 40 countries and unlocking a range of opportunities to join our rapidly expanding, award-winning team.


Offshore Wind in Korea is a growing and dynamic field. With the increasing focus on sustainability and the urgent need to address climate change, there has been a surge in demand for professionals with expertise in offshore wind energy project development and execution.

Our office in Seoul is located in Jung-gu (21st Floor, Seoul Finance Center, 136 Sejong‑daero, Jung‑gu, Seoul) and serves as a hub for our Offshore Wind business in the rapidly growing renewables market within the APAC region.

We are looking for a perm focussed Senior Recruitment Consultant to consistently develop existing & new client relationships and candidate networks, work in the project development and execution vertical to become the go-to individual and subject matter expert and make a meaningful impact on your career, your team and more widely on the transition to renewable energy.

The role reports to our Korea Head of Recruitment Josh Whitaker and sits within a team of three other colleagues. We also have teams in Taiwan, Singapore, Japan and will soon have a team in Australia too.

In terms of career progression, the role provides the opportunity to develop further as an expert or take on a team leadership role.

You’ll be part of a diverse, high-performing, and inclusive team that puts collaboration first. With an open, welcoming and social culture backed by a sector-leading employee engagement rating, we reward our people with unforgettable incentive events and trips. You’ll be able to travel at your discretion and will be encouraged to attend networking events and conferences.

We also provide flexible and remote working, a range of perks, and support when our people need it most.

You’ll be offered industry-leading benefits and a commission and bonus scheme that rewards performance, alongside world-class offshore renewables-specific training and development that will help you achieve your career goals.


As a Senior Consultant at Taylor Hopkinson, you will build trusted long-term relationships with clients and candidates to connect high-calibre specialists to roles at global renewables companies.

Day-to-day responsibilities

  • Develop relationships with existing and new clients; specifically, new business development (BD) with local Korean renewable energy clients
  • Develop and grow candidates networks and deliver on vacancies for our clients
  • Share market information with colleagues globally
  • Record activity appropriately on Bullhorn/CRM systems
  • Learn about the offshore wind / renewables sector and grow into a subject matter expert in the renewable energy field



  • A minimum of two year's experience in an agency recruitment role (preferred) or in an account management / sales / BD role
  • Previous experience in account management for two or more clients
  • Previous experience in bringing onboard new clients
  • Aptitude for building relationships with clients, sales and business development
  • A genuine interest in the renewables sector and a real ambition to become an expert in your field
  • An energetic and positive approach to work, with a passion to foster strong relationships and develop networks
  • A strong communicator who can understand and discuss technical aspects of roles with colleagues and candidates
  • A willingness to share your knowledge and build relationships internally and externally
  • Good level of fluency in English


  • Renewables or energy experience


Two rounds of interviews and an online assessment


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Incentives such as lunch clubs and company trips; Monthly dinner and drinks with the team and quarterly APAC team lunch
  • Opportunity to work in the other offices in the APAC region; annual all-company meet up in Glasgow, UK
  • Joining a small close-knit collaborative team with a lot of career opportunity
  • Development plan to move into a Principal Consultant role over time/performance
  • Strong leadership on the ground and the opportunity to learn from the very best
  • CMI training for building leadership skills
  • Excellent earning potential on commission
  • Hybrid / flexible working arrangement: full-time in the office during the probation period and then 4 days/ week in the office

We are committed to equality and diversity in our team and are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

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