Trainee Recruitment - Life Sciences Recruitment - 20K+ Comm

Posted 10 November by Excell Jones

Salary: Up to £22K + Uncapped Commission (typically 40-45K in your first year)

Location: Aldgate, London

Sector: Placing senior professionals (VP/C Level) into the life-sciences arena

The Role/Company:

  • This role is based within a successful recruitment company, who have offices in London, New York, San Francisco, Chicago and soon to open a Berlin office
  • 80 strong in the company, looking to have a head count of 110 by the end of 2018
  • Placing into pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare communication, and digital health companies
  • They already work with some prestigious and high profile clients, such as Convance, Parexel, Astra Zenera, Saatchi & Saatchi etc. and the big players within the pharmaceutical life-sciences space
  • Placing candidates at high level (VP and C Level) worldwide
  • Working to fees up to 40%/50% with our clients


  • Up to £22K (depending on experience) PLUS uncapped commission (typically 40-45K in your first year)
  • Incentives/bonuses include: Annual holiday targets to placed like Ibiza, Dubai and Miami, team nights out, monthly lunch clubs
  • 28 days holiday a year
  • You will be trained up extensively and be fully equipped with the tools you need to become a successful Consultant
  • Adult environment, collaborative, friendly competition, everyone working together


  • Ideally, you will have a degree
  • You don't need any recruitment experience, but some sales would be great
  • They like to see that you have been travelling, or shown work ethic, or shown your independence by working abroad/different country or location/life experience
  • This is for someone that is pro-active, wants to take something and make it their own
  • This is full 360 role, sourcing your own candidates, building further relationships with clients and making placements

Required skills

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Recruitment
  • Sales
  • Lifesciences
  • Work Ethic

Application question

Do you have a degree?

Reference: 34928399

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