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  • Location: Horsham, RH12 1DR
  • Salary: Excellent salary + commission + benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Business Support
  • Contact: Steve Twinley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2021-11-22
  • Job Ref: NP-22

Have you graduated in the last couple of years, gained some experience, but started to feel that you could doMORE?

If so, we are expanding our team at Next Phase and would love to hear from you! We are a specialist life science recruitment agency in Horsham, West Sussex, working with innovative Cell & Gene Therapy, Biotechnology and MedTech clients across the UK, US and Europe. Are you an ambitious, motivated individual with excellent people skills? Then specialist recruitment could be an fascinating career opportunity for you. 

We are based right in the centre of Horsham, with excellent transport links. We have over 16 years’ experience as a successful, forward-thinking business, and we are looking for bright, positive, professional and tech-savvygraduates to be part of our recruitment training programme. It is important that you can demonstrate confidentsales skills, perhaps backed with some experience in a role in sales, client services, project co-ordination orestate agency.

For more information, contact us on 01403 216216 or visit

The many reasons to join Next Phase include:

  • Well defined career paths for fast progression

  • Significant investment in your training, using both in-house and external trainers

  • Highly experienced, successful and supportive leadership team

  • Great company culture, with regular social events and team-buildinglocal volunteering and charity fundraising

  • Warm client relationships with innovative life science organisations across the UK, Europe and US

  • Very strong financial backing, allowing us to make new investment in all areas

  • Long-term flexible working

  • Full tech suite, using market-leading tools to help you be highly successful

  • Brand new laptop, 2nd screen and cloud phone setup for successful working both in the office and at home

  • Strong basic salaries and industry-leading commission scheme: up to 50%

  • Vitality healthcare scheme (after 1 year) and other excellent benefits

  • Medium-term international office opportunities

  • Free parking close to office

The Opportunity

As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant, you will learn about the whole spectrum of recruitment, getting to know people in different roles with life sciences, across various geographical locations (inside and outside the UK). You will start to have a range of responsibilities including:

  • Searching for candidates with specific skills and experiences

  • Conducting interviews and expanding your industry knowledge through fascinating conversations

  • Building your network of contacts across the industry

  • Creating attractive adverts

  • Writing and sharing engaging content about scientific innovations

  • Assisting in the coaching and support of individuals going through interview and offer processes

This will be a busy, challenging role which requires dedication and positive energy. In turn, the rewards will be enormous as you begin to progress on your chosen career path. This path may be within delivery (candidate-focused), client services (business development-focused) or recruitment consultant (sometimes referred to as ‘360’).

We work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in our modern, welcoming office in the centre of Horsham, and Mondays and Fridays from home.

Experience Required

We are looking for someone with a good educational background, some experience gained in a customer-facing role, a willingness to learn and a positive, upbeatmanner. Experience in sales, estate agency, project management or client services will all be useful. You will ideally live within 30 minutes of Horsham for office-based days.

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