Managing Director, Life Sciences Staffing

Westchester, IL 60154

Employment Type: Full-time Industry: Division Director, Manager, Division Job Number: 6808 Is this job hybrid?: Yes

Job Description

Division Manager, Life Sciences Staffing - Hybrid,  2 days/week onsite in Westchester, IL

5+ years staffing experience required with current experience leading and developing a sales team. 

Are you a staffing leader looking for your next opportunity? Our client is growing and investing in new leadership. They are known for their tenured leadership team, solid reputation, and are 100% employee owned!
We’re hiring for a Division Manager to lead, develop and grow their Life Sciences division. 

What you’ll do:
  • Achieve growth and sales targets through individual efforts and by successfully providing direction to team on business development efforts and attaining quantitative and qualitative KPI’s.
  • Design and implement a strategic business plan that drives existing client growth as well as expanding company’s customer base and ensure its future growth.
  • Leverage existing relationships and/or prospect for new Customer accounts for business development.
  • Identify and target accounts with the significant business potential.
  • Develop depth in primary accounts including potential for primary supplier status and/or Managed Service Programs.
  • Actively participate in the hiring, training, mentoring and career advancement and success of new and existing Divisional Salespeople.
  • Oversee & assist in the training and development of the Divisional Sales Team.
  • Work collaboratively with Recruiting Team Lead to establish specific account recruiting strategy to maximize timely, effective, and complete searches.
  • Provide metrics regarding recruiting and sales efforts.

What you need:
  • Staffing industry or Engineering Project Services experience; preferably in a Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical or other Staffing Industry or Project Services capacity.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of related Sales and/or Recruiting and management experience.
  • Strong work ethic and excellent communications skills.
  • Successful previous experience as a sales representative or sales manager, consistently meeting or exceeding targets.
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close.
  • Strong business sense and industry expertise.
  • Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to train, develop, lead, and motivate a small team of Recruiters.
  • Ability to prioritize team and company goals while maintaining individual performance expectations.

What you get:
  • To become an Owner by earning Stock Ownership annually, as well as company contributions into your 401(k)!
  • To be surrounded by a team who is passionate, loyal, competitive, and driven.
  • To be highly rewarded and recognized for your individual contributions and recognized for your successes with commissions, quarterly & annual bonuses, trips, and similar.
  • To receive consistent training and professional development
  • The ability to create your own career path within a fast-growing organization.
  • To become a key part of an exceptional culture passionate about employee ownership and determined to achieve new levels of organizational growth.

Job Number 6808


Additional Information

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