Life Sciences Recruitment Consultant- Zurich

Location Bezirk Zürich
Salary Uncapped commission, Full Health Insurance

Life Sciences Recruitment Consultant- Zurich

Full Training provided

Are you looking for a career where your performance is truly rewarded, your commission is uncapped and the progression to manager in 2+ years is a real possibility?

No experience required-we will provide full training of up to 60 hours in year one as well as ongoing training and a clear progression path.

We are looking for driven, inquisitive, emotionally intelligent and resilient people who can build rapport easily to join the EPM Scientific Contracts team. Phaidon International's presence in Switzerland was established in 2013 to grow our business across the DACH region and Continental Europe-the office offers a lively, dynamic and multi-cultural environment situated in the heart of Zurich

EPM Scientific is a global specialist recruitment company working exclusively to place rare, hard to find talent into the Life Sciences industry. Sitting under the Phaidon International umbrella we are a company that is continually growing, with 12 offices internationally across UK, Europe, USA and Asia.

As an industry expert we understand that the ongoing changes within the Pharmaceutical industry make the ability to attract and maintain industry-leading talent a key priority and we will support you to become a true Market Expert.

The ideal candidate will have some sales or recruitment experience, be graduate degree level educated and business fluency in German and/or Swiss-German is highly desirable.

Why Zurich?

  • Fantastic standard of living with Zurich consistently ranked one of the top cities for quality of life.
  • Ski in the winter and relax on the lake in the summer.
  • International, multicultural environment.
  • Multiple headquarters of international leading companies.
  • Hotspot for international talent across several industries like Finance, Life Science, IT, Engineering etc with outstanding career opportunities.
  • Well-connected in the centre of Europe with fantastic transport links.


You will have complete ownership of the recruitment process, including:

  • Business development- through cold calling, lead generation, research and networking both on and offline.
  • Client management- network, generate and sustain relationships, building rapport face to face with world leading payers in the Life Sciences sector
  • Researching the market-continually learning and staying on top of market trends.
  • Securing the best professionals in the market-through calling CVs from internal and external databases as well as ad response and utilising LinkedIn and other social media sites.
  • Assisting clients and candidates in finding recruitment and hiring solutions.
  • Managing both sides of the relationships throughout the interview process in order to provide a best in class service to client and candidates alike resulting in successful placements.
  • Achieving and smashing targets!

Our promise to you as a successful recruiter is:

  • Competitive entry-level salary PLUS uncapped commission on a sliding scale up to 50%.
  • Full company paid health insurance
  • Top Performer trips bi-annually to locations such as Las Vegas, Ibiza, Seville
  • Incentive driven targets with the chance to earn a Rolex.
  • Open-plan office, flat hierarchy - everyone is in arms reach!
  • Fast track, meritocratic career progression with the opportunity to relocate in the future

Having won and been shortlisted for over 55 independent awards including The Queen's Award for Enterprise, The Sunday Times Best Company to Work for and a National Best and Brightest Company to Work for (Best and Brightest) it's clear to see why EPM Scientific is a great place to kick-start your career in recruitment.

Please note this position is open to candidates with full right to work in Switzerland and candidates who are business fluent in German or Swiss-German will be prioritised