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Health & Life Sciences

CBSbutler's Life Sciences team employs specialist consultants with a real passion for the industry, working with a broad spectrum of companies ranging from early stage research ventures through to huge global multinationals.

CBSbutler has a proven track record in working with some of the world's most respected R&D and Manufacturing organisations - consistently delivering the best talent either on a permanent or contract basis.

Our Life Sciences team have been successfully recruiting staff for scientific and engineering jobs across across Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Devices and NHS sectors for decades. 

Moreover, we are ideally placed to understand the recruitment needs across all functions and disciplines, including Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Clinical Research, Product Development, Engineering & Automation, Production, Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing, R&D, Health Informatics and Clinical Coding.

Importantly we can attest to having a truly international footprint, providing a distinct advantage when harnessing foreign talent pools either for cost savings or to secure scarce skills. 

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Risk Manager > Favourite this Up to £58000 per annum Hertfordshire

Head of Risk and Assurance - 12 month fixed term contract

A Head of Risk and Assurance is required by a leading children's charity to provide expert advising on all matters concerned with risk management, applying this expertise to develop, implement and monitor a Risk Management Strategy. As Risk and Assurance Manager you will monitor and report on delivery of action plans and internal audits to Trustees and the Executive.

The Head of Risk and Assurance will also lead on legal compliance in the management of information and to oversee cost effective and appropriate insurance cover and business continuity planning/management arrangements.

Experience of Head of Risk and Assurance

+ Experience of working in the Health and Social care sector would be extremely advantageous

+ Demonstrable experience within the public sector would also be a benefit but is not essential

+ Proven experience in risk management, compliance systems and extensive knowledge of legal and regulatory guidance/frameworks

+ Able to provide consistent, appropriate and well communicate advise to participants accountable to ensure this is delivered

+ Proven experience of taking the lead responsibility for ensuring that all risk management and compliance is managed effectively

+ Experience of lead in evaluating and driving the appropriate risk appetite and thresholds of the organisation, ensuring policy and control environment is appropriate

+ Experience of implementing business continuity disaster recovery plans in a large complex organisation

+ Managing internal audits provided by 3rd parties

+ Testing and reviewing crisis management plans

+ Writing of reports, papers and presentations in order to communicate a range of risk management information

Skills and knowledge of Risk Assurance Manager

+ Ability to confidently liaise, influence and challenge senior colleagues on risk and business continuity matters

+ Gravitas to build relationships and deal effectively with senior managers/executives across the Company.

+ Ability to exercise sound judgement in the absence of the Managing Director and Head of Governance

+ Ability to identify risks, policy and control process deficiencies and implement efficiency and improvement initiatives, in conjunction with the owner, to lead and manage business and cultural change, and is ultimately held accountable for delivery of these resolutions

Our client requires that the appointed Risk and Assurance Manager is able to engage in their culture where The Child is at the centre of everything they do, in an environment entirely different to that of the private sector.

Business Development Director > Favourite this £50000 - £70000 per annum Surrey

Due to rapid growth, an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director to join a team of pioneering clinicians and analysts who deliver valuable patient insights and profound patient understanding to the Pharmacy and Physician Network throughout the world. As Business Development Director, you will develop and execute a personal business development plan to deliver sustained revenue growth and achieve agreed sales targets.

They have multiple methods of engaging with patients and physician in order to improve patient health and compliance, empower patients with options, gain valuable insight using APLD (Anonymised Patient Level Data) as well as access to real world evidence and engaging with patients using modern technology such as SMS.

As Business Development Director, you should be a hungry "go-getter" with a "hunter" mentality and a desire for huge success; happy uncovering leads, meeting prospective new clients to demonstrate their products and ideally someone who has experience of selling to the large pharma companies.

In return is an excellent remuneration package and commission scheme based on revenue generated, details of which will be discussed at interview. In addition, a company car, healthcare and pension plan.

Have clearly defined and granular accounts plans;

Input into the annual operating and budgeting plans to support the company's objectives;

Generate productive leads through both warm and cold prospecting to expand the sales pipeline;

Build trusted relationships in our customer base to position the company as a partner of choice;

Navigate Pan-European and Regional stakeholders as well as Procurement;

Tailor proposals to meet client needs and win the pitch;

Regularly report on the progress of your sales pipeline and performance against targets;

Build the company profile, showcasing our work through conferences and other channels;

Provide market and competitor intelligence to support product innovation and new propositions;

Undertake frequent travel as appropriate in the business development process;

Territoary Sales Manager > Favourite this £30000 - £45000 per annum + 15,000 OTE Van+ car allowance South West England


Fantastic opportunity arisen for a Senior Territory Manager specialising in Ear, nose and throat located in the South West for a client who specialises in minimally invasive medical devices used within the NHS and private healthcare industries.

Our ideal candidate will have experience working in medical device sales, a strong sales background and is looking to expand the growth of the company whilst gaining substantial career progression!

The current positions are as follows

+ Territory Manager - South West - ENT - £45,000 plus an OTE of £15k

Key Responsibilities of Territory Manager;

* Managing all aspects of a sales territory
* Attending exhibitions, workshops and educational meetings
* Work in operating theatres, ITU/ICU and Outpatients units in close association with consultants, clinicians and nursing staff
* Deliver training and offer sales support for current customers

* Providing professional evaluation reports following trials of new equipment
* Presenting professional business cases and value propositions
* Collaborating with colleagues on cross divisional sales opportunities
* Liaising with Olympus Engineers in-field to ensure a high level of service is maintained

Experience & Qualifications:
* degree educated or equivalent in a life science field
* Strong passion within medical sales
* Ideally previous experience in medical device sales with demonstrable success
* Self-motivation, with an innovative or entrepreneurial approach

With this role, and as you'd expect with a large blue chip company, and excellent benefits package is also available which includes the following:

+ Pension doubled up to 12%

+ Private Healthcare

+ Life Assurance

+ Dental cover

+ Childcare vouchers

+ Annual health checks

+ Discounts at well-known retail outlets

+ Stunning Christmas Hamper!

For more information, if this role is of interest to you, please contact myself on or 01737 821067 and I would be delighted to hear from you and guide you on the correct path to your DREAM JOB!!

Territory Manager > Favourite this £30000 - £36000 per annum + 1% commission uncapped North East England

Territory Sales Manager - North - Scotland

£30 - 36000 pa DOE

Commission - 1% of sales @ 90% of sales target achieved, 0.5% if it is under 90. Uncapped

Pension 5% of salary after 6 months

Company Car

Laptop & Mobile

Lunch allowance

20 Days Holidays

A Northern Territory Sales professional is required by our client to sell, promote and enhance their range of Biotechnology products within the Laboratory Diagnostic and Pharmaceutical sector. This Territory is currently under serviced and from market research, our client has established the Biotechnology market it about to "boom" in the Northern part of the UK. Don't miss this opportunity to really enhance your reputation, and your earnings!

Their products are designed to enhance and improve quality control and assurance within a laboratory and Pharmaceutical environment and for consumer retail products. Products range from Microbial Identification Systems, Pipette Calibration, Culture Collection of Microorganisms, Quality Analysis kits, as well as Rapid microbial Method systems to name but a few.

The territory generates in excess of £1m in sales currently with huge potential for growth. With an uncapped commission scheme of 1% for 90% of target and above as well as an attractive remuneration package

Experience of Territory Manager:

+ Substantial experience of working in both sales (pharma or clinical) and a Laboratory environment, ideally in Quality Control/Assurance (Microbiology)

+ Proven track record in achieving sales forecasts and profitability targets

+ Educated or equivalent in work experience within a scientific discipline, ideally biomedical science or Microbiology

+ Self-driven to work alone with a clear focus

+ Willing to travel extensively and stay away from home is essential as you will cover England and Scotland

Responsibilities of Territory Manager:

+ Ensure planning and prioritising of personal sales activities

+ Prospecting new and existing clients

+ Ensure business development activities are achieved by targeting new customers

+ Respond to and follow up on sales/support enquiries rapidly and thoroughly

+ Provide product demonstrations and give oral presentations

+ Provide exceptional front line technical support, working closely with the customer service team

+ Establish sales targets, quarterly forecasts with UK Sales Manager which are in line with company objectives

+ Achieve 5-8 meeting per week

+ Attend exhibitions and trade shows throughout the year

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who in 6 years have doubled their revenue and continue to introduce new and exciting products for their clients, arming their Territory Managers with a state of the art and extensive catalogue of products.

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