Recruitment Consultant - Science

Recruitment Consultant - Science
  • £28,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK M17 1HH Manchester Greater Manchester UK M17 1HH
Job Ref: J2162839
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 25 November 2021
Recruitment role in UK's must sucessful Science Recruitment Business - Science Background required

Science Recruiter required for UK's leading science recruitment business.

Job Title: Recruitment Consultant

Duration: Permanent

Salary £28,000 - £30,000 basic + Bonus

Location: Media City or WFH

SRG is the UK's number one specialist scientific recruitment company, working with the chemicals, life sciences and clinical industries to find talented individuals for a range of scientific and engineering roles. Based in Media City (and/or from home) we are looking for a Recruiter to join our Chemicals Team. The key purpose of the role is to support the hiring of scientists and other related roles in the Chemicals industry across the Northern England and North Wales. This is a newly created role as this multi-award-winning team is currently experiencing record growth. We have loads of work, mostly exclusive clients, and the UK's largest scientific database of candidates to hire from.

Maybe you are already working in recruitment and not getting the support you need to be successful, or perhaps you are great with people and looking for your first role in our industry - either way we'd like to hear from you.

What we offer:

  • Full, ongoing training and development (we don't expect you to "hit the ground running" - we will support throughout your career to ensure you are successful)
  • WFH options as standard - work at home or from our office or a mix of the two once trained
  • Completely flexible hours to suit work life balance
  • Transparent career path from day one
  • Bonus scheme that should pay you at least £7,000 in year one and at least £12,000 in year two (many of our people earn considerably more than this)
  • One of the easiest to sell recruitment brands there is - award winning, market leader in science, loads of jobs to work on, exclusive work and the UK's largest scientific network of candidates to hire from
  • Autonomy to do your work, your way with full support on hand should you need it
  • Suite of flexible benefits for you to choose from

You will be:

  • Utilising our qualified database of candidates, as well as online job boards and social media, to find the best candidates for a variety of scientific vacancies
  • Engaging with candidates through telephone interviews, building rapport through warm and inquisitive communication
  • Working with the team and meeting clients (virtually at the moment) to understand client needs, job briefs and requirements
  • Using this understanding to match the right candidates to the right job
  • Working continuously with candidates to support them throughout the recruitment process, from initial application to interviews, to successful placement in a company
  • Staying in touch with Chemical companies to determine future recruitment needs.


  • Degree in or working background in science.
  • Previous experience in recruitment, or in technically-focused B2B or B2C sales/service environment, or just great with people and able to demonstrate it - whilst we'd like experience, we are willing to consider trainees - our entry level salary is £23,000
  • Excellent communication skills both spoken and written
  • Interested in people and naturally inquisitive
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Well organised
  • Empathy
  • Resilience
  • Solutions focused

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to

For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Alison on 0161 868 2216

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

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

25/12/2021 13:22:07
GBP 28000.00 30000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Alison Jones

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