Recruitment consultant


About this role

We are hiring a Rockstar Recruitment Consultant for a well-developed Life Science division in a fast-paced recruitment company.


  • Develop strong candidate pools in the pharmaceutical, medical device, animal health and cannabis industries
  • Collaborate with Account Managers and hiring managers to ensure full comprehension of new positions
  • Collaborate with Business Developers by generating leads through screenings or references, and sharing research/intel for current and prospective clients
  • Research clients and ensure best ways to communicate their value to suitable candidates
  • Develop and update job descriptions as needed
  • Post jobs to multiple platforms to ensure suitable candidate traction
  • Source and recruit candidates by using databases, social media, LinkedIn, Indeed etc
  • Screen candidates resumes and job applications
  • Phone screen candidates effectively ensuring they have the right technical skills and soft skills
  • Set appropriate timelines expectations with candidates
  • Schedule interviews with hiring managers
  • Give candidates interview preparation tips
  • Ensure all candidates both successful and unsuccessful receive updates
  • Monitor and apply HR recruiting best practices
  • Provide analytical and well documented recruiting reports to the rest of the team
  • Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process
  • Act as a strong representative for the company at networking events to promote the brand
  • Proactively source and market strong candidates to clients
  • Keep database up to date
  • Share candidates in your network with team members
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure the team is supported
  • Conduct reference checks
  • Negotiate salary on the client’s behalf
  • Check in with candidates once they’ve started the new position and help with any issues that arise and maintain a strong relationship
  • Performance manage if requested



  • 2+ years previous experience in recruitment preferably with an agency
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be very responsive and results driven with a high ability to perform in a fast paced environment
  • Life sciences experience and network is an asset
  • Solid ability to screen for positions of all seniority levels both permanent and contract
  • Hands on experience with various selection processes (video interviewing, phone interviewing, reference check etc)
  • Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Candidate Management Systems (CMS)
  • Skilled with Boolean searches
  • Strong LinkedIn experience required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Positive hard-working attitude
  • Proven experience working well in a team environment
  • Strong decision-making skills


Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

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Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Sinead McLaughlin is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Sinead McLaughlin
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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