Life Science & Engineering Recruitment Consultant (Contract Desk) - Nationwide

Sigmar Recruitment are hiring an experienced recruiter, with a focus on contract assignments for our highly successful and very busy Life Science & Engineering division.


This job suits an ambitious recruiter with strong knowledge of contracting and who wants to build on our current activity across top tier clients! This job can be worked from any of our offices in Ireland - Dublin, Cork, Galway or Athlone

What you will be doing

  • Maintaining a full and active pipeline of contract & temporary 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 your market

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

  • 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

  • Achieving KPI’s and targets and increasing market share

You will suit this role if you:.

  • Have an innovative approach to prospecting and business development

  • Enjoy selling and negotiation

  • Want to earn fantastic commission (up to 40% with no threshold!)

  • Thrive in a collaborative and high performing environment

What you need

  • 12 months+ experience in a recruitment agency (required)

  • Experience managing and pitching to temporary and contracting candidates

  • Knowledge of employment legislation related to temporary & contract work

  • 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 exciting career opportunities – a very structured career path in place

  • Healthcare

  • Education Assistance

  • A commission scheme that entails no threshold (up to 40%!)

  • Access to world class suite of training (individual, group, off- site, on-site and on-line)

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

  • Active sports clubs – yoga, cycling, running and golf

  • Your Birthday and Good Friday off for free

  • Opportunity to complete your ERF Certificate in Recruitment Practice

  • Overseas Christmas party every year

  • Regular social events – work hard and play hard!

  • Healthy work life balance

How to Apply

For further information and a confidential chat please contact Elaine Dolan at Sigmar on +353 86 604 3375 or email your CV to careers@sigmar.ie or click on link below.


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