Posted to MedZilla on 2/22/2020


United States, Pharmaceutical Contract Recruiter & Business Developer IN_LS_080917-MZ


Do you have a passion for life sciences and interest in pharmaceuticals and drug development?

Are you articulate, analytical, a good listener, and eager to learn how to leverage those skills into a successful sales career in the Life Sciences?

Would like to work in a role that offers world-class training, upward mobility, great benefits, and pay in direct proportion to your achievements?

If you answered yes, then ProClinical would like to hear from you. Our Philadelphia office is growing rapidly, and we are actively seeking a high-performing Life Science Client Services Manager to support our Contract Staffing division based in Philadelphia, PA.

ProClinical is a life sciences service provider that has expanded rapidly, growing by 650% over the past 5 years to a current turnover of $47m and with an annual staff turnover of less than 4%. To help our clients achieve their goals, and to meet our mission statement of helping to support ill-health globally through the provision of a skilled workforce, ProClinical has been proudly offering a high-quality, premium recruitment service for over a decade. Our model has proven successful in the global markets we serve in Europe, Asia, and the United States.

Simply put, we provide expert recruitment, executive search, and contract staffing services to pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, medical device manufacturers and contract research organizations globally.

As a Life Science Client Services Manager, your role will be to identify and win new project-based business for ProClinical both locally and nationally. You will be equipped with a dedicated internal team of recruiters to support the clients/vacancies you bring in, along with, the most advanced networking and sales tools, attendance at prestigious industry events, progressive training, and the backing of a multiple Award-Winning, Global Life Science Staffing organization and leadership team committed to being #1 in the markets we serve.


  • Market mapping of key clients and prospects seeking Contract/Project staffing solutions in the Life Science industry
  • Development, Implementation, and Execution of sales philosophies and strategies; leading to new client generation
  • Hitting quarterly new business development targets
  • Developing specific niche focus in one of ProClinical’s core delivery verticals; Scientific, Clinical, Quality, Medical, Regulatory, HEOR, Biometrics, Commercial, Manufacturing, and Validation
  • Developing long-term, trust-based, relationships with ProClinical partners
  • Training/mentoring members of the Recruitment team


  • 3+ years progressive experience in Staffing (Life Science preferred)
    • 1+ years specifically within Contract/Temporary
    • Strong planning and organizational skills
    • Exceptional Communication skills, written and verbal
    • Positive attitude
    • Competitive
    • Money-motivated
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • High level of personal motivation and accountability

In addition to adhering to our core values of Delivery, Knowledge, & Trust, the other raw skills that we look for are:

  • People skills: An ability to lead a conversation, to influence, and most importantly the ability to ask the right questions, in the right way, and to listen carefully to what people say in response. If you are good at talking but even better at listening, then keep reading.
  • Drive: A willingness to work hard and a determination to succeed. You can be shown the path to success but only you can walk down it. You will be given a lot of freedom to explore your own style, and are trusted to work hard. Undoubtedly, competitiveness and self-motivation are key to success in this role.
  • Science: You will be expected to learn all about the pharmaceutical industry and drug development life cycle from our structured training, your mentor & senior consultants, reading journals, and speaking with industry professionals every day. If you have worked in Life Sciences before or have a degree in science, this will certainly help, but only if you also have the Drive to succeed, and the People Skills.

The successful candidate will earn a competitive base salary along with an uncapped commission plan. Additionally, you will be eligible for target-based incentives as ProClinical offers monthly, quarterly, and annual incentive contests.  In addition to your compensation, your package will include 20 days’ vacation, 8 public holidays, competitive benefits plans, and a 401(k) plan with a 3% employer match.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.
In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Laura Sparrow on +44 203 37520 311 or upload your resume on our website -
A full job description is available on request.
ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

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