Recruitment Resourcer / Search Executive - Life Sciences Industry

TN2 5NP, Tunbridge Wells
Benchmarked base + commission plan + additional incentives + uncapped holiday
21 Jun 2021
21 Jul 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)


With a continued rise in demand for our services and to prepare for future growth plans, we have multiple vacancies becoming available from entry level to Director level.


We are a team of multilingual consultants, delivering specialist executive search recruitment solutions to the life sciences industry in local and international markets.

Our team balance their work and home-life, operating from a mix of company and home-offices. We love to meet in person but are also open to increasing the number of partial or fully remote colleagues.

Our industry data, insights, and network combined with our executive assessment tools, enables us to find the perfect talent for our clients across the globe. 

We are trusted partners to biotechnology companies, high-growth health-technology companies and innovative pharmaceutical companies of all sizes.

We have a big heart and positively impacting the lives of others is integral to our culture and ongoing motivation.


Search Executives – entry to executive search and recruitment

Associate Consultants – previous executive search and recruitment experience

Consultants – established search consultants and recruiters

Senior Consultants – highly experienced search consultants and recruiters

Director – able to develop and implement a growth strategy within a core specialist market, growing and leading a team with P&L accountability

From Associate Consultant level and above, the opportunity to hire and manage others is available if desired.


You will be joining us at an exciting time where we have a long list of active clients who are asking us to support them every week. This will enable you to have active clients and vacancies from an early stage.

We cater to a wide range of life science disciplines and can tailor your specialist area to your strengths, experience, and character.

As well as catering to existing demand, we are looking for new hires to build our specialist markets which will require a proactive business development strategy and skills. We can discuss our current focus and future specialist markets at interview stage.


Our team comprises a wide range of characters from a variety of backgrounds. Common qualities across the team include:

  • Articulate communication skills (including English)
  • Self-confidence
  • Scientific curiosity and an interest in healthcare innovation and access
  • A desire to help others (clients, candidates, colleagues and patients)


Base salary

At each level there is a good base salary, benchmarked to ensure it is fair.


Our commission plan is simple and designed to enable high-potential, less experienced colleagues and experienced industry professionals alike to achieve exceptional results.

There is no minimum threshold, you earn commission from your first successful introduction.

We pay commission in four tiers: 10%, 15%, 23% and rising to 30% with a discretionary bonus available for those exceeding annual targets.

As soon as you achieve the applicable revenue milestone, you move straight up to the next commission bracket. The milestones are set at an achievable level for example, moving to our 23% bracket upon achieving revenue or £46’001 at an Associate Consultant level and £60’001 at a Consultant level.

Additional incentives

We separately and additionally reward the winning of new clients and also, providing multiple solutions in one month to the same client.

Team social events and individual rewards are also put in place as additional incentives to recognise great performance and to celebrate success as a team and/or individually, with partners, family or friends. We recognise that not everyone wants to go on an incentive trip with their colleagues and so we are flexible to suit individuals.

Those entering the senior leadership team, additional rewards and incentives are put in place.

Office Vs Home

Office based, remote working/work from home, or hybrid working are all possible.

Our UK office is in a beautiful, historic, and culturally rich location in the heart of Tunbridge Wells (Pantiles), surrounded by unique shops, restaurants, pubs and bars. During the summer months, there is live music every Thursday just a few steps away from the office.


We operate as a team, supporting each other, sharing clients and our knowledge to benefit the whole team and company objectives. We have a sensible and pragmatic commission split scheme that recognises the proportionate contribution from each colleague involved in enabling a successful client solution.


Training is available at all levels and tailored to your needs. This can be delivered in-house or externally as needed.

We love holidays!

Our annual leave entitlement is uncapped.

For entry level roles we provide a minimum of 20 days paid annual leave plus paid public holidays

Annual leave entitlement rises with seniority.

You also have achievable incentives to gain more paid annual leave throughout the year.


CRM - We provide you with a fantastic, modern cloud-based CRM with many thousands of life sciences industry candidates across all major disciplines.

COMMS - You will have an App to manage all your work-related phone calls across all devices. No need to put-in expense claims.

DATABASES & NETWORKS – We pay for you to have access to the leading industry job boards and professional networking sites where you can advertise, source and engage life science professionals.

MICROSOFT OFFICE - All major Microsoft programs are available to you as you would expect. All accessible in the cloud.

Charity work

We support the giving of time and money to good causes and support individuals through Wentworth Giving, our ongoing charitable project.


Gatwick airport – approximately 45 minutes by car

Train - under five minutes’ walk from the mainline station

Car – easily accessible from the A26, A21 and across country with free on-street parking

Google Maps link:

Our building has wide access and a lift.

If you are a Resourcer, Researcher, Recruiter, or Executive Search Consultant / Senior Consultant - apply now to let us know you want to explore Wentworth opportunities. If you are reading this but the time is not right, please follow us on LinkedIn or Socials.