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5th Nov

Science Recruitment Consultant

— Science Graduates and Scientists, join us!

£18,000 - £25,000 base plus commission, profit share and benefits


  • Enjoy a structured training & development plan with all the tools required to make you a success in a truly engaging and collaborative team environment with the entire business supporting you every step of the way.
  • Have a real impact, you’ll create teams and shape futures. Including your own!
  • Join a well-respected and successful B Corp Certified and employee-owned recruitment business.

Since 2001 we’ve immersed ourselves in the Technology, Data, Engineering, Science, Marketing, eCommerce and Design communities. Out of this has arisen a highly respected and experienced team, regularly called on to share their unrivalled knowledge and connect the finest talent with tech disruptors and well-backed ambitious start-up innovators, thriving SMEs, agencies of all shapes and sizes, challenger brands and large international powerhouses.

It’s all growth here at ADLIB and with a clearly defined road map in place, we’re looking for Science Graduates or Scientists who are looking to use their communication skills, to join our Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Recruitment team.

What you’ll be doing

  • From day one you'll go through a structured training programme, hands on practical coaching with ongoing support from a team of mentors and managers.
  • You’ll interview candidates, take briefs from clients, and you’ll learn the art of candidate acquisition, using a range of tools including search and selection, digital marketing, and software.
  • You’ll also learn to write excellent adverts to attract a diverse and skilled set of candidates and you then guide them through the entire recruitment process.
  • You’ll be recruiting for some of the UK’s most forward-thinking Cell & Gene Therapy, Protein Science and Digital Healthcare start-ups, exciting Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences scale-ups, well-known and renowned brands.
  • Building on the respect we’ve earned and our reputation for excellence, you’ll deliver an outstanding service to your clients and candidates.
  • You’ll truly immerse yourself in the Biotechnology, Bioscience and Pharmaceutical sectors, becoming a true niche recruitment expert.
  • You’ll learn from some of the most established and respected Recruiters this side of London.

What experience you’ll need

You could be degree qualified in a Science discipline, including Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or Physics or other related fields.

  • Above all, you’re ambitious and hungry to learn and develop. We’re looking for people who want to make their own mark and push things further.
  • You’ll have impeccable communication skills, attention to detail and enjoy working at pace.
  • As a person, you bring a proven ability to negotiate and persuade. You can work in an agile way and multi-task, whilst being well organised.
  • You are resilient and committed. We’ve created a really positive environment for you to succeed in, but recruitment can be tough at times.
  • You are a team player. We know, sounds cheesy, but we all get as much buzz from seeing each other do well and it’s important you feel the same.

What you’ll get in return for your talents

Expect an adult environment, a base salary in line with your experience and previous success, bonus structure, flexi-time scheme, 27.5 days holiday (plus bank holidays), health scheme, seriously nice offices, a B Corp stakeholder group for all to join, ping pong, company lunches and drinks / pizza fridays (drinkers, non-drinkers, vegans, veggies, you'll be in good company) and most importantly, you'll be joining a collaborative team that'll have your back from day one and support you every step of the way.

What's next?

If you would like to find out more, please send across an updated CV, don’t worry about tailoring it for us, as we realise that this career might not have been a path you may have considered!

Here at ADLIB we hold onto equality at the very core. We are creating an environment where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, do their best work and stay. We’re building a team that represents a variety of perspectives and backgrounds as we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better and more innovative our work will be. We strive to be a workplace where everyone feels empowered and enabled to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

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Who's managing this role?

Roy Bennett

Roy Bennett

— Head of Science & Engineering Science & Innovation

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