Life Sciences Recruitment Consultant

Other, Recruitment Consultant, Senior Executive Positions, Business Development Manager

East Anglia, East Midlands, London, North East (Including Yorkshire), North West, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland, South East (Excluding London), South West, UK Wide, Wales, West Midlands


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Life Sciences Recruitment Consultant – Home or Office based

About us:
Based in West Yorkshire, we are a specialist market-leading recruitment organisation, working within the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry across the UK. As part of our expansion plans, we have on offer an exciting new opportunity to work as part of a vibrant, fun and passionate team within a forward-thinking and highly progressive company as a Recruitment Consultant.

What’s on offer:
We’re looking for experienced recruiters with natural sales ability and a proven track record of success working in the life sciences, pharmaceutical or healthcare sectors. This opportunity will be working within a passionate and experienced team of Recruiters.

Our business thrives on developing our people to be the best they can be; incumbents can expect to work within an autonomous, yet highly supportive environment. We offer sustainable career progression with the goal to developing highly successful and well-rounded recruiters!

This position can be home or office-based, dependent upon location.

What we’re looking for:
We’re seeking applications from successful and ambitious life-science recruiters who are looking to further develop their recruitment career within the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

We’d like to see applications from highly motivated individuals with strong interpersonal skills, who are looking for the prospect of developing a sustained career within our business.
Strong communication skills are essential.

Education wise; we’re more interested in you as a person. We’re looking for incumbents to have the ability to work hard and enjoy what you do!

Role responsibilities:
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
Development of a portfolio of new clients and candidates.
Sales, business development, marketing and networking to attract business from client companies.
Developing and maintaining a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, plus their work culture and environment.
Researching and identifying advertising opportunities for vacancies and services in relevant industry media.
Guiding candidates and clients through an interview and induction with a focus on quality of service.
Briefing candidates about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of vacancies.
Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client.
Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates.
Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression.
Working towards and exceeding targets set by the business and to drive the generation of revenue.
Reviewing applicable recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.
Maintaining the acute accuracy of candidate records on an internal database to ensure all information is up to date.
To provide regular updates to candidates regarding the status of on-going applications and vacancy status.
To reject inappropriate candidates for vacancies, as directed.
To learn and develop knowledge and expertise of the market sector.
To maintain strong business relationships with all external customers.
To maintain exceptional levels of customer service at all times.
Continuous self-improvement around CV structure and writing.
Continuous self-improvement around industry knowledge.

Competencies/Skills Required:
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure.
Strong organisation, planning and prioritisation ability.
Self-motivation and tenacity.
Exceptional attention to detail.
The ability to work well within a team.
Determination and drive for success.

Highly competitive package + commission depending on experience level.
Laptop computer.
25 days annual leave + bank holidays.

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