Trainee Scientific Recruiter

Posted 20 September by Lignum Recruitment
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Job Title: Trainee Scientific Recruiter

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Warrington

Salary: Competitive package - dependant on experience

Working hours: 8:30 - 17:30

We are currently looking for a Trainee Scientific Recruiter to join our Life Science division for our new office in Warrington. We are experiencing rapid growth on a number of key accounts across the UK and mainland Europe.

Due to the clients we work with, you will be resourcing high end candidates in a Scientific/Pharma/Biotech & Technical disciplines. We need someone who is hard working and not afraid to push their boundaries to deliver a high service to our candidates and clients.

If you don’t have experience of working in recruitment but have a scientific degree and are looking for a move into recruitment - we would love to hear from you!

We are also open to different types of backgrounds / experience - it is all about attitude. Successful candidates will receive industry leading training from our training academy.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage candidate’s expectations
  • Writing job adverts
  • Help resource candidates for live jobs
  • Screening suitable candidates for live jobs
  • Skype and face to face candidate interviews
  • Calling candidates
  • Reference checking


  • Experience - Preferably some experience in recruitment resourcing or a sales background
  • Friendly - Looking for somebody to build good relations with candidates
  • Confident - Not afraid to pick up the phone, or push their comfort boundaries
  • Hard Working - At times it can be fast paced, and you would have to work hard to keep up
  • Well Driven - Set your own targets and strive to meet them
  • Works well in a Team - Office culture

We are looking for anybody meeting the above criteria, so don’t be afraid to apply. It’s an exciting opportunity to really push your capabilities of recruitment without restriction, A blank sheet for you to write your own success. It’s about having the right attitude, and the willingness to want to push yourself and be part of a progressive business.

Company Incentives:

  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Target incentives (nights out, meals out etc.)
  • Friday breakfast
  • Company phone

Other Details:

  • Nearby Parking (may be at a small cost)
  • Working hours: 8:30 - 17:30
  • Looking for somebody to start ASAP

If you are interested in applying, want to find out more information please get in touch!

Full discretion, and confidentiality upon contact.

Required skills

  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Recruitment
  • Resourcing

Reference: 36156136

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