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Life Science Recruiter

Manchester   •  £21000 - £26000 per annum + + Bonus + Flexible Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

Life Science Recruiter


£21,000 - £26,000 dependant on experience + Bonus

Based: Manchester and WFH

SRG is the UK's number one specialist scientific recruitment agency, working with the chemicals, life sciences and clinical industries to find talented individuals for a range of scientific and engineering roles. Based in Media City (and from home) we are looking for a Scientific Recruiter to join our Life Science Team. The key purpose of the role is to support the hiring of laboratory-based scientists and other related roles in the North of England and North Wales. The successful individual would need to have science qualifications or experience in the lab and some experience working in either recruitment, resourcing, technical sales, technical service or commercial based customer service.

You will be:

  • Utilising our qualified database of candidates, as well as online job boards and social media, to find the best candidates for a variety of scientific vacancies
  • Engaging with candidates through telephone interviews, building rapport through warm and inquisitive communication
  • Working with the team and meeting clients (virtually at the moment) to understand client needs, job briefs and requirements
  • Using this understanding to match the right candidates to the right job
  • Working continuously with candidates to support them throughout the recruitment process, from initial application to interviews, to successful placement in a company
  • Staying in touch with scientific companies to determine future recruitment needs.


  • Degree or equivalent in scientific subject
  • Previous experience in recruitment, or in technically-focused B2B or B2C sales/service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interested in people and naturally inquisitive
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Empathy
  • Resilience
  • Solutions focused

In return, SRG will provide full and ongoing training on both a one-to-one and classroom basis to nurture your professional development, a positive working environment and genuine career prospects. We offer work from home and full flexible working in terms of hours and how they are worked. The roles included bonuses, incentives and a flexible benefits package.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to

For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Alison on 0161 868 2216

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2160192
  • Posted: 4th May 2021
  • Expires: 11th May 2021


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