If you're an innovative, hard-working individual looking to build an exciting, long-term career in life science recruitment, we would love to hear from you.

At Next Phase we are ambitious. We have a clear growth strategy with the investment to support it. We have a fantastic team of people. We work collaboratively. We have great clients and a track record of success for over 15 years.

We offer clear and exciting career paths, whether you want to work in a pure business development role, develop your skills as a Delivery Consultant or Account Manager, or manage a full '360' recruitment desk. Our rewarding career opportunities are supported by personalised and relevant learning & development programmes. Everything we do is based on our "People-First" approach, putting the needs and ambitions of our people at the centre of our business.

Building your career at Next Phase

We offer fantastic careers in a broad range of roles. We have ambitious international expansion plans and we give the space to our team to express themselves and develop innovative ideas. We are embarking on a period of rapid growth and are looking for bright, ambitious individuals to join us. The many reasons to join Next Phase include:

  • Highly experienced and successful leadership team

  • Well defined career paths for fast progression

  • Ongoing commitment to personalised learning & development

  • Long-term flexible working

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

  • Industry-leading commission scheme: up to 50%

  • Vitality healthcare scheme and other excellent benefits

  • Warm client relationships

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

  • International office opportunities

  • Regular charity fundraisers, local volunteering and fun events

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At Next Phase we are passionate about innovations in life sciences and new therapies in cell and gene, DNA, viral vectors, medical device and clinical trial innovation

Six values that guide everything we do:

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We believe that treating all our contacts with care and respect at all times will build better relationships. We are a people enhancement company; personal progression and improvement are the foundations of everything we do.


We pride ourselves in our sincerity and honesty, and above all else we are approachable. We believe our candidates, clients and colleagues will flourish on relationships that are built on assurance and trust.


We are dedicated to the life science industry, developing expert knowledge to support and advise our partners & colleagues to secure the right outcome


We strive to deliver genuine, reliable solutions with integrity. We use our experience to offer tailored, dependable advice to candidates and clients with confidence.


We believe that to be competitive we need to be entrepreneurial and resourceful. We endeavour to create inventive suggestions for our partners & colleagues to help them excel.


We believe that our partners expect to be impressed. By being determined, working enthusiastically and resourcefully we can provide them with prompt, effective solutions.

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Alex Butcher is an experienced recruiter in IRT and Informatics. In this video, Alex summarises her experience of working at Next Phase Recruitment, partnering with life science clients across the UK, Europe and US

Jake Thomas, director at Next Phase Recruitment, talks about what it is like to work at Next Phase life science recruitment and why experienced recruiters should come to join us

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