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Senior Consultant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
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May 23rd, 2024

Position: Senior Consultant

Location: Cambridge or Manchester - Hybrid

Are you passionate about bridging the gap between talent and exciting career opportunities within Life Sciences? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where your skills make a real impact? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

About us:

SRG is the UK's largest life science recruitment business, with deep connections across the sector, having placed several people across STEM in their first jobs, who are now senior leaders. Working in the life science recruitment team is an incredible opportunity to have significant influence in this space. Along with placing hundreds of scientists into amazing opportunities, we make a real impact across the sector by sponsoring awards, networking, supporting accelerator programs and presenting at STEM events. Our aim is to be experts in key areas of talent which drive our sector and support our customers by delivering innovative solutions based on their pain points. We specialise in talent covering analytical, development, process and quality which are critical to our customers when it comes to developing and manufacturing safe and effective pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Your role:

As a Senior Consultant, you will be responsible for Development, and growth of new business through direct sales activity and candidate management in line with SRG business plan.

Ensure all clients, candidates and colleagues receive an experience in-line with the SRG promises.


Your responsibilities:

  • Grow network across specific skillsets which are critical to our sector and use this to drive business growth.
  • Attend events representing SRG and win new customers.
  • Manage and expand existing accounts to improve overall service and spend, by building great relationships and understanding their pain points.
  • Build relationships based on trust with candidates across life science development & manufacturing, to support them throughout their career.


  • Proven track record of securing new business opportunities and building business and candidates relationships.
  • Technical background to understand key processes across life sciences and communicate them effectively to people in industry.
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation abilities.
  • A passion for helping candidates and clients achieve their goals.
  • Degree in a STEM subject or scientific experience is advantageous.

What we offer:

  • Ongoing training and development
  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • Transparent career path from day one
  • Reward and recognitions initiatives running throughout the year - recently had trips to Mexico and Paris
  • Access to all the usual recruitment tools coupled with an existing database of 100,000+ candidates.
  • One of the easiest to work for recruitment brands there is - award winning, market leader in science.
  • Suite of flexible benefits for you to choose from


If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srgtalent.comto view our other vacancies.


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age.

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