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Candidate Relationship Specialist

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    26 days ago

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Candidate Relationship Specialist - Leverage Your Lab Experience in a People-Focused Role - Life Sciences Sector

Next Generation is well known recruitment agency, established in 2007, specialising in export led manufacturing industries. Our mission is to align our recruitment services with the strategic needs of our clients and the career aspirations of our candidates.

We are on the lookout for an engaging and dynamic Candidate Relationship Specialist to spearhead our QA/QC desk within the life sciences sector. This role is ideally suited for professionals with a chemistry background seeking to leverage their scientific expertise in a more interactive, people-oriented setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead the recruitment process for our biopharmaceutical and food science sectors, focusing on roles that demand strong QA/QC chemistry knowledge.
  • Utilise innovative sourcing techniques to attract a diverse candidate pool
  • Conduct comprehensive interviews and candidate assessments to ensure precise matches between candidates and positions, aiming for optimal placement success.
  • Develop and maintain robust relationships with clients and candidates, fostering a professional network that enhances career and business development.
  • Participate in ongoing training programmes tailored to boost your recruitment skills and deepen your industry knowledge.

Required Qualifications:

  • A degree in Chemistry or a related scientific field, demonstrating a solid foundation in QA/QC principles.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with a natural ability to connect with people at various professional levels.
  • A genuine interest in transitioning from a technical laboratory role to a recruitment-focused position, mixing scientific acumen with business acumen.

Our Ethos: Next Generation fosters an inclusive, balanced workplace that values individual contributions. We pride ourselves on our deep industry understanding and our professional yet approachable manner, which positions us as leaders in our field, committed to building enduring relationships and delivering superior results.

What's in it for You?

  • Competitive salary package with attractive commission structures and quarterly bonuses.
  • Flexible working arrangements, including options for a hybrid work model.
  • Extensive benefits package, including additional annual leave entitlements, health benefits, and schemes for tax saving and transportation.
  • A clearly defined career progression path, supported by comprehensive training and potential for further education.

The Next Step:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Maura O'Hea from Next Generation Recruitment.

Next Generation are specialists in Engineering, Data Science, Digital, Finance, IT Contract, IT Permanent, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, Procurement and Operations

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