Recruitment Consultant - Science Jobs

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Covering the following locations: High Wycombe, Hemel, Slough

Recruitment Consultant

HP10 8EG
Scientific Recruiter

Our vacancy is within the Scientific division as we are very busy currently. We recruit into the scientific and diagnostic commercial market, focusing on Sales and Marketing appointments . Our specialist division covers the full spectrum of diagnostic, life science and chemistry market areas and work with a range of the UK's most highly regarded Scientific and Healthcare companies. Science has become the market to be in and we are under resourced for the work we have. Our science team recruit for the companies in science research, companies that provide reagents, consumables and equipment that do the research for the Covid-19 vaccines. It's never been a better time to come into this sector and now is an excellent opportunity to join us and grow your career.

Role Responsibilities

The role is a blend of sales, service provision and administration in a highly competitive environment. Key elements of the role include:

1. Achieving sales (billings) targets

2. Business development - with existing and potential new clients

3. Account management of clients

4. Client pitches and presentations

5. Assessing and filtering individuals seeking employment

6. Relationship building - with individuals seeking employment, to the extent they recommend our service to others

7. Being able to support candidates in gaining new positions of employment, including giving constructive criticism in such a way it enables the candidate to modify their behaviour and secure a new role

8. Conducting competency based interviews with candidates both over the telephone and face to face

9. Establishing and maintaining contact with employers to network, gain market information and position Zenopa as a credible recruitment provider.

10. Delivering the service level to the employer that makes, and keeps, Zenopa as the recruitment provider of choice

11. Providing mutual support - you must be able to undertake your colleagues' activities in their absence

12. Accurately updating and maintaining the company database

13. Regular client visits and attendance at industry events

14. Working in a highly competitive industry, where responding quickly to meet client requirements is crucial

The role is target based with a mix of financial targets and activity targets. It will be based on activity driven by contact with client and candidates and results - i.e. billings.

Job Package

Competitive basic salary
25 days Holiday rising to 30 days after 2 years service, 35 days after 5 years service and 40 days after 10 years service (plus bank holidays)
Uncapped Bonus

Person Profile

Must have a degree or science A Levels plus 1-4 years 360 recruitment experience.

The most important requirement is attitude. We seek a 'can do' individual, someone who will put the effort in and deliver to the client regardless of how long it takes or how difficult it is.

We also seek:

Attention to detail/accuracy
Team working
Drive and tenacity
Focus on achieving objectives
A positive / enthusiastic outlook
Excellent relationship/rapport building skills
Influencing skills
Professional use of language
Clarity of diction

Candidates must live within 30 minutes travelling time of the office


Minimum of 1-4 years recruitment experience, ideally within a similar type of recruitment company, with excellent track record.

Driving Licence essential
Must live within 20 minutes drive of HP10 8EG

Interview Process

3 stages
Screening interview, DISC and Caliper testing, Final interview with presentation

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Job Ref: 66411

Max McGarvie

Internal Recruiter 07307 172 178

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