Director of Candidate Development, Life Sciences Staffing - Retained Search Practice

Wellesley, MA 02481

Employment Type: Full-time Industry: Recruiter Bio Technical, Recruiter Executive Job Number: 4879

Director of Candidate Development, Life Sciences Staffing -
Retained Search Practice


Are you a strong team player with a passion to learn the emerging market biotechnology space? As a result of the robust Biotech market, our client, a leader in Executive Search, is launching a retained Life Sciences practice. As a key member of the team you will  drive candidate development as well as  network with clients and engage with the professional  community. 

The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial adventure seeker who is an independent thinker, planner and finishes each race. A self-starter who thrives in a start-up and  is decisive in a risk promoting environment.

Research and build a strong database of targeted potential candidates, build long term, trusting and functional relationships with clinical development professionals. You will be a close career advisor to the best of the best.

Work with Director of Business Development and Practice Leader to examine new markets for both client and candidate opportunities. Participate in client sales and intake meetings and provide input for position descriptions and client organizational observations including culture and executive proclivities including direct report of the role.

Participate in building candidate profiles and attend and participate in candidate presentations to clients. Compile and conduct thorough and detailed candidate reference discussions.

Analyze current market plan and make recommendations for improvements, including additions, deletions, and work in anticipating market trends, etc. Work with marketing department on brand and position enhancement.

Research, identify and report on human capital and emerging market biotechnology associations, life science professional and educational associations and events nationwide.

Research and report on social networking (Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In, blogs etc.) to  position company for market-facing opportunities associated with the life sciences audience.

Review current job posting results and report on potential additional venues for postings within approximately 25 disciplines within life sciences such as CEO, COO, CFO, and multiple VP, director and manager level titles.

Believe  that every client and candidate should get Ritz Carlton quality service, but can walk away from the wrong business.

Bachelor’ s Degree and or 5 years of proven direct recruitment and building a book of candidates/business. History of revenue enhancement. Solid writing skills.

Within driving distance to Wellesley, MA headquarters or key locations of NY/NJ/PA/CA.

Six figure +++ incentive

Job Number 4879

Mee Derby is an executive search firm uniquely dedicated to serving the staffing industry. For nearly three decades, we've helped thousands of executives, managers, senior sales and senior recruiters who have worked in staffing find their place in this robust industry. You spend your days helping people find the perfect job. Don’t you deserve a partner who can do the same for you? Leverage our hard-won connections to take the next step in your staffing career.

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