Jake joined Next Phase in early 2020 as CEO, investing into the business in order to help us grow our range of services and geographical reach. Jake is a successful recruitment MD, experienced at delivering fast-paced international growth on a sustainable basis across the life science industry.Since 2006, Jake has gained a vast and broad skillset in all aspects of building, growing and a running an international life science recruitment company. These skills include:Creating a high-performance cultureDelivering significant & sustained EBITDA growthDeveloping and executing the company’s business strategyOverseeing the company’s financial performance, investments and other business venturesNegotiating international supply contractsBuilding fast growing sales teamsDeveloping new and experienced peopleImplementing leadership development programmesDeveloping bespoke internal learning & development functionsDriving efficiencies in all support functionsManaging complex finance functionsDelivering cross-border sales solutionsInternational office set-up, including the US and AustraliaJake's own recruitment expertise is particularly focused on regulatory affairs and specialist areas within clinical research, gained across the UK, Europe and USA. He has an extensive network of professionals who are at the forefront of their respective fields. For a confidential conversation with Jake, please call him on +44 (0)1403 216216.
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Steve joined Next Phase in August 2018, bringing with him over 10 years of previous experience in life science recruitment. Steve is passionate about rare diseases and cell & gene therapy and specialises in the appointment of Boards and C-Suite executives within innovative organisations in these niches, from start-ups to established multi-national businesses.Steve attends and participates in conferences across the UK and Europe, engaging with professionals across the Orphan Drug and Advanced Therapies (ATMP) development sectors. With an extensive background in executive search, Steve has an extremely professional and consultative approach and enjoys building strong relationships with people across these exciting and ever-changing industries.Steve also leads Next Phase's unique initiative to help Biotech businesses to secure funding from multiple investors of interest, by building "Raise Teams": high-calibre teams of investor-attracting industry executives, who are so bought into our clients that they are willing to operate on an equity-only basis. Steve has written a series of articles, including 'Tackling the Talent Gap in Cell and Gene Therapy'.For a confidential conversation with Steve about your next career move, hiring your leadership team, or exploring opportunities for funding for your business, please call him on +44 (0)1403 216216.
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Senior Recruitment Specialist - Rare Diseases and Cell & Gene Therapy
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