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Life Sciences Recruitment Consultant  - Contracts Division

Sigmar is one of Ireland's most successful recruitment companies, employing over 110 staff. We are looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join our Science & Engineering Contract team. This role would suit an experienced 360 agency recruiter who knows the world of contract recruiting.

Since we’ve opened our doors on March 2nd 2002, we have scaled to become Ireland’s largest organically grown recruitment consultancy. As a people centric organisation, we are obsessed with creating opportunities for our people by constantly pushing the boundaries of our industry and driving the national job activation and international talent agendas.

Today we place thousands of jobseekers with hundreds of businesses across a diverse range of markets and continue to deliver innovative recruitment solutions. We have a team of 110 exceptionally talented people who have immense pride in all we do across our centres of excellence in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Athlone & Poland.

This job suits a hunter recruiter who wants to work on active accounts and build their desk further!


  • New and regeneration business development activities including market mapping, prospecting clients, and maintaining consistent communication.

  • Negotiation of rates and business terms with new clients.

  • Pitching the Sigmar Recruitment service offering and presenting this to current and prospective clients.

  • Playing a vital role in increasing the team’s revenue potential by winning new jobs and delivering on the service offering.

  • Maintaining a full and active pipeline of talent for speculative selling and job filling – candidate sourcing, screening, interview preparation and coaching through the process.

  • Influencing and guiding candidates and clients on the trends across the Life Science & Engineering sectors.

  • Candidate management and tracking, including all administration, payroll tasks, compliance and reference checks.

  • Attending networking events and promoting Sigmar on social media channels.

  • Achieving KPI’s and targets and increasing market share.

You suit this role if you:

  • Have an innovative approach to prospecting and business development.

  • Enjoy selling and negotiation.

  • Thrive in a collaborative and high performing environment.

What's you need:

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a recruitment agency working on contract roles.

  • Experience recruiting within a technical division but open to other industries.

  • Experience managing temporary and contracting candidates.

  • Strong business acumen and commerciality.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • The ability to work autonomously and in a fast-paced environment.

What's on offer:

  • Permanent position with a structured career path.

  • ZERO threshold commission.

  • Healthcare.

  • Opportunity to complete your Certificate in Recruitment Practice with the ERF.

  • Training & Development opportunities.

  • Healthy work life balance – flex on working hours.

  • Your Birthday and Good Friday off for free!

  • Regular activity incentives – earn time off, spot prizes and more.

  • Regular social events – work hard and play hard!

How to Apply

For further information and a confidential chat please contact Elaine Dolan, Internal Recruitment Manager at Sigmar on 086 604 3375 or email your CV to


**All applications will be treated in strictest confidence**

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