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Recruitment Consultant

Posted 26 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Recruitment Consultant - HAYS Life Sciences - London City


If you're looking for a new career which will offer an unlimited earning potential and fantastic career prospects then perhaps you should consider a career in recruitment at Hays!

Your new job in recruitment 

We are currently hiring into our Life Sciences recruitment team at the Hays London City office.

This position will suit someone with a Sciences based background whether that be a Science degree or work experience from a lab environment.

As a Recruitment Consultant within the Hays Life Sciences team you will work with businesses at the cutting edge of biotechnical innovation. You will recruit Scientists and professionals who are working to discover critical new medicines and diagnostics for diseases etc.

You will be responsible for managing a 360 recruitment desk, this will involve being responsible for attracting talented candidates and developing lasting relationships with key clients within your sector. Once established you will have many opportunities to progress in our business and these include management, account management or focused fee earning roles.

About us
Hays is the leading specialist recruiter in the UK, placing more than one candidate into a new job every minute of every business day. We've been voted the best recruiter to work for in the UK by Glassdoor and are able to provide industry leading training and career development.

Our City of London, Cheapside office is home to over 250 recruitment consultants recruiting across 15 specialisms. The culture is vibrant and we have an inclusive team which provides excellent support, growth and career prospects.

What you'll need to succeed with us

To be a successful Life Sciences Recruitment Consultant at Hays London you will be scientifically minded with an interest for the sector. Having a Science degree such as, Bio sciences, Chemistry, Cell Biology, etc is highly advantageous as this will assist you to hit the ground running in the role.

We will also consider candidates with a lab based / pharmaceuticals background who are commerically minded and want to move into a career in sales.

To succeed you'll need to be sales driven, results-focused, and possess an ambitious drive to succeed. Recruitment is hard work and it takes time to achieve results so resilience, persistence and determination is key. You need to be passionate about sales, people-focused, outgoing and confident.

Think you’ve got what it takes? Take our interactive quiz.

What you'll get in return from us

  • As a Recruitment Consultant at Hays in London you'll run your own business but be given the support of our market-leading brand and have access to the best tools and technology in the industry.
  • We pay a competitive base salary, uncapped commission, incentives, referral bonuses of up to £2000 and a range of attractive employee benefits like discounted gym membership, annual season ticket loans, the ability to buy extra holidays and generous shopping discounts.
  • You will be put through our world class learning and development programme and have the opportunity to learn and be mentored from experienced consultants who have a wealth of experience across all sectors
  • We operate a meritocratic culture where you are rewarded and recognised based on your results. From day 1 you will be given promotion targets and high performing individuals can be fast-tracked into management roles within a few years

What you need to do now
Interested in this vacancy with Hays? Click ‘apply now’ or call Kate Davies, Internal Recruiter on to discuss your suitability. Alternatively please email your CV to  

Our culture is meritocratic; we share a passion for creating opportunities for our people to flourish & succeed whatever their background. We deliver a world-class service to a diverse customer-base and as such welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

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Winner of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in the UK 2017 and Best Places to Interview in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)

Winner of the Rate My Placement Best Undergraduate Employer in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)

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