Consultant, Business Development - Life Sciences

  • Contract type Permanent Position
  • Place
  • Reference sciences-60985-555089
  • Start date ASAP/By arrangement
  • Sector Chemistry & Life Sciences
  • Publication date 15.09.2022
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ManpowerGroup®, the leading global workforce solutions company, helps organizations transform in a fast-changing world of work by sourcing, assessing, developing and managing the talent that enables them to win. We develop innovative solutions for hundreds of thousands of organizations every year, providing them with skilled talent while finding meaningful, sustainable employment for millions of people across a wide range of industries and skills. Our expert family of brands – Manpower, Experis and Talent Solutions – creates substantially more value for candidates and clients across more than 75 countries and territories and has done so for over 70 years. We are recognized consistently for our diversity - as a best place to work for Women, Inclusion, Equality and Disability and in 2021 ManpowerGroup was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the 12th year - all confirming our position as the brand of choice for in-demand talent.    

Consultant, Business Development - Life Sciences

Your assignment

For the Life Science team in Basel, we are currently looking for Consultant, Business Development - Life Sciences In this position, you will acquire and manage mandates for searches and placements of qualified personnel. You are responsible for the analysis of the client's needs until the conclusion of the contracts. Within the framework of these mandates, you will ensure the sourcing, recruitment, evaluation, and selection of qualified candidates using the company's HR processes. You conduct interviews, evaluate personality profiles, and prepare application files for our clients. Through your methodical work in the market and your sales flair, you cultivate and develop a network of clients and candidates to optimally satisfy their mutual needs.   - Recruitment, selection, and placement of personnel
- Acquiring new clients in the pharmaceutical sector
- Writing and posting job advertisements
- Pro-active candidate approach via various channels (e.g. LinkedIn, Indeed, job-room etc.)
- Conduct pre-selection and qualification calls, organizing interviews guiding candidates through the entire interview process
- Managing the entire recruitment process from start to finish
- Salary negotiations
- Compliance with contractual conditions in accordance with Manpower's framework guidelines (general conditions, collaboration contracts, CCT, Swissstaffing, etc.)
- Compliance with internal processes
- Administrative duties: updating our internal system with candidate information

Your profile

- Commercial education as well as further education in human resources and/or a comparable education and training in the field of social media recruiting or talent acquisition or comparable professional training. University degrees in Life Science with fields of study in laboratory, biology, chemistry, pharmaceuticals are also welcome
- First confirmed experience in a placement agency within Life Sciences sector (Pharma, Medical Device, Biotechnology etc.)
- High customer orientation with the ability to adapt to a wide variety of interlocutors at all hierarchical levels
- Strong predisposition for commercial activities: prospecting calls, client visits, events, etc.
- Autonomous, responsible, pragmatic, and dynamic
- Independent and solution focused approach to work
- Good team attitude to cooperate with other members of the team
- Mastery of the usual computer tools and social networks
- Fluent English written and spoken, German would be a plus and any other language is an advantage

We offer you: - 5 weeks of vacation
- Additional two days of vacation during Christmas and New Year
- Hybrid work
- Excellent social security benefits (BVG)
- Maternity/paternity leave
- Daily sickness benefits insurance
- Internal training program
- Opportunities for growth and career advancement
- Exciting field of activity where you can actively contribute your ideas


Are you a motivated person with a flexible mindset, ready to take on your next challenge? We are looking forward to receiving your application!

About Manpower
Manpower Switzerland offers its customers more than 55 years of experience in the recruitment, selection and placement of permanent and temporary staff, as well as in HR solutions. Its network of 50 branches active in all linguistic regions, 20,000 temporary staff, 1,500 permanent placements and over 5,000 clients – including small, medium and large companies – in all sectors of industry make Manpower one of Switzerland’s leading providers of workforce management solutions.
Our 3 promises
“We are passionate about what we do. This passion is a motivating and driving force, ensuring excellent placement opportunities for you.”
“We care about the people we work with. Including you. That’s why our collaborations are based on trust.”
“We take on our responsibilities. For you, that means security and exciting prospects.”

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Your Manpower consultant
Luciana Sardo

Recruitment Center Zürich
Schaffhauserstrasse 343

T: +41 58 307 29 60

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