Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job title : Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Location : London
Job type : Permanent
Salary : Up to £25000 per annum + Uncapped OTE
Contact name : Faye Charlesworth
Contact number : +44 (0) 207 255 6600
Contact email :

**Early Talent Academy - Start 8th February 2022**

Why join SEC?

SEC Life Sciences is proud to be one of Europe's leading providers of talent acquisition services within the field of Life Sciences.

We cover both permanent and contract positions across the entire drug development cycle, from discovery and development right through to commercialisation. We support a number of clients in the Biotech, MedTech, Digital Health, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical space.

After a fantastic 2021, we are now in the next phase of development and strategic growth at SEC. That's where you come in! We are looking to add Associate Recruitment Consultants to our Contract and Permanent; Biometrics, Clinical Operations, Data, and Tech Operations teams. You'll be recruiting specifically into the UK and Europe.

At SEC we provide all the tools you need to be a success. As an Associate Recruitment Consultant, you will build and grow your client portfolio using commercial information to identify organisations that have current or future recruitment needs within Life Sciences, Pharma, MedTech and Biotech's.

We know that the secret to our success is our people. We want YOU to be the best of the best. You'll start in our Early Talent Academy here at our London office where you'll learn the ropes of recruitment.

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage client assignments in a professional and timely manner

  • Develop client contact strategies and conduct business development calls

  • Self-generate client requirements

  • Create & implement a structured sales and business development plan along with all other associated activities in the vertical market assigned

  • Skilfully use all resources available to identify potential candidates for specific assignments

  • Ensure your performance is in line with agreed goals and key performance indicators (KPI's)

  • Work as an integral member of #TeamSEC, motivating each other and communicating effectively

Skills and Experience

  • You are either a recent graduate or someone with B2B or B2C sales experience

  • You will be highly organised with a keen eye for detail and administratively sound

  • You are self-motivated but able to work well to instructions

  • You are an empathetic person who has well-developed interpersonal skills

  • You have strong communication skills both verbally and written

  • You thrive off success and hitting targets

  • You are ambitious, with a keen interest in self-development and career progression

Desirable but not essential

  • Having previous sales experience is highly advantageous

  • French or German language skills are desirable

What we offer
💸 Competitive basic salary + uncapped commission with no threshold
🌴 Industry leading annual leave allowance starting at 25 days, increasing with service and seniority
🧬 Charity partnership with In2ScienceUK
📈 Structured career path with clear promotion targets and no glass ceiling
🎯 Realistic targets linked to rewards
📚 Fully blended training programme throughout your career
✈ Multiple annual holiday incentives - we have been to Cancun, Miami and Hong Kong
🍴 Quarterly lunch clubs at Michelin Star restaurants
🌍 Attendance at global client meetings and conferences
📍 Great city location in Monument in a newly refurbished office
💳 Bespoke benefit package for you to spend money monthly on your interest
🚲 Cycle to work scheme

Research shows that when applying for jobs women feel they need to hit 100% of the role requirements. Not sure you hit 100% of our requirements? Don't let this stop you from applying, we'd still love to see your application! As part of the application process, we will be asking successful applicants to complete a psychometric test within 24-36 hours. We will then conclude a full telephone screening. Full results and guidance from the psychometric test will be given to all candidates.

If the above sounds of interest and you would like to discuss further or have a completely confidential chat, please send an email to