Recruitment Business Development Manager - Future Relocation To Australia.

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Location: Initially office based in London with the opportunity to relocate to Melbourne, Australia.

Please note, this role will require you to work APAC hours from the UK to align with our team in Melbourne.

Our story so far:

Planet Pharma is the market leading staffing business within the Pharmaceutical / CRO world. We are recognised by our diverse client portfolio as the 'go-to' supplier to meet challenging resourcing needs. With teams and offices based across the UK, Europe, JAPAC and the US we continue to partner with first class candidates and clients across the globe.

How do we do that? We hire talented, motivated, and knowledgeable staff to work here, who are passionate about being successful and work tirelessly to achieve personal and professional goals.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • You will be at the forefront of our business development team to significantly drive sales efforts within the region, identify new opportunities with clients for services including Permanent, Contract /Freelance, and SOW staffing.
  • Actively seek new business opportunities through a variety of channels, working intelligently in line with market developments and Planet Pharma’s sales strategy.
  • Effectively communicate with and work with our internal Recruitment Delivery team in order to meet client hiring needs.
  • Work in a solution orientated manner to proactively promote Planet Pharma and successfully secure new clients and assignments.
  • Develop, build and maintain relationships with new and existing clients and work with internal and external stakeholders to create communication lines to support successful fulfilment of client needs.
  • Negotiate and conclude deals with clients and propose contracts / service agreements (MSAs) in accordance with the pricing policy and in consultation with the direct manager.
  • Handle the communication between client portfolio and various internal departments, by acting as a primary point of contact, in order to drive opportunity and keep clients optimally informed.
  • Some travel will be required in order to visit clients

Desired Skills & Experience:

✔ Demonstrable track record of successful business development within Recruitment/Staffing Solutions across the Life Science/Pharma industry.

✔ Strong commercial acumen.

✔ A proactive and strategic approach with experience in successfully building a division/desk.

✔ Life Science/Pharma staffing experience required - open to vertical.

✔ Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel and Word)

✔ Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and fluent in English, additional language skills are an advantage but not necessity.

We are heavily investing in growing our business at this time and would welcome further discussions in strict confidence around potential opportunities tailored personally to your situation.

Be part of our story.....

For more information, please contact:

Gemma Johnston

Talent Acquisition Lead EU & APAC

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview
Planet Pharma
Planet Pharma

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Founded in 2012, Planet Pharma has a dedicated team of seasoned professionals with extensive experience supporting the Life Sciences industry, specifically: - Medical Device - Pharmaceuticals - Diagnostics - Biotechnology - CRO - CMO - Specialty Providers - Labs/ Healthcare Our goal is to create an organization that strengthens the employer-employee dynamic by connecting clients with talent — ultimately making staffing more personal and creating enduring, valuable relationships. We achieve this by leveraging cutting-edge technology and flexible service delivery models that enable us to provide personalized solutions for your business. Planet Pharma has offices throughout North America, Europe, and APAC. All locations operate with shared attributes at the heart of everything we do! We provide the following solutions: - Contract Staffing - Direct Hire - SOW projects - Retained Search - Executive Search
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