Executive Search Researcher

29 Jan 2019
26 Feb 2019
Marketing, Sales
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Barrington James are a global Life Science specialist recruitment company. A unique opportunity has arisen in our Executive Search team for a Researcher/Senior Researcher. This role will specialise in offering retained recruitment solutions for senior level hiring in the Life Science space. You will work closely with an experienced team to contribute to ongoing success.

The primary function for the Researcher/Senior Researcher is to identify top talent and potential candidates for senior assignments, provide accurate market information to companies and clients in the life science sector and keep up to date with key market trends.

The Researcher/Senior Researcher will take responsibility for:

* Researching and mapping the market for Executive and Senior level life science professionals

* Generating candidates for search assignments through research, headhunting and other selected methods for candidate attraction

* Works closely with the relevant internal search consultant to contact suitable candidates to discuss current searches on behalf of our clients

* Organising and conducting candidate screening interviews

* Maintaining strong relationships with candidates, ensuring their activity in the market is kept up to date

* Answering candidate queries relating to our searches

* Supporting the relevant internal search consultants to effectively manage candidate relationships throughout the search process

* Identifying market trends, insights and talent communities by speaking regularly to candidates and sharing this knowledge with the wider team

* Ensuring regular contact with candidates by providing feedback and communicating updates relating to active searches

* Being present on client briefs to ensure an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the desired candidate skillset for each search

* Supporting in business development efforts by passing on vacancy leads and scheduling meetings for the Business Development team

To be successful in this role we are searching for candidates who are naturally personable, detail oriented, process driven and with strong communication skills.

Previous recruitment experience is not essential, although the following skills/experiences would be desired;

* Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

* Excellent time management and organisation skills

* Strong analytical skills

* Ability to deliver against deadlines

* High self-motivation and ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

* A passion and natural ability to build strong relationships with peers and candidates alike

* Knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

* Well presented with strong business acumen

* Experience/knowledge of the life science industry, prior experience in recruitment and/or experience in a form of research is strongly advantageous

This role will be full-time office based at our Headquarters in Horley, Surrey.

If you are interested to find out more about this opportunity, please click 'Apply' or contact our Internal Recruitment team

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