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Business Consultant Life Sciences

You are client and candidate oriented? You have affinity for technical profiles? You are dynamic, result-oriented, team player, resilient and have a good sense of humor? This job is for you!

Via Experis Belgium

Published on 16 days ago

For our team we are actively looking for a new colleague as Business Consultant in Life Sciences.

Business Consultant Life Sciences

Job description

The perm business consultant is a trusted advisor for clients and candidates. He acts on the client side, understanding the company's needs and processes whilst influencing the decision making process and selection criteria.

The perm consultant acts on the candidate side too, positioning himself as the candidate's best advocate in this career transition.

The Business Consultant works within the ManpowerGroup context, according to the tactical plan and the operational priorities.

Main tasks:

Client related processes :

  • Identifies/develops new business opportunities within a client- or market-related scope.
  • Engages in single-deal or volume-based perm projects within our specialty.
  • Acquires a deep understanding of the client strategy, the client project, the client needs and the client decision making process.
  • Influences selection criteria and decision making process through consultative advice to achieve a smooth flow-through of candidates.
  • Is capable of sharing benchmarks and world of work insights with clients.

Candidate related processes :

  • Organizes (complex and advanced) sourcing processes.
  • Positions Experis as the best possible advocate for the candidate.
  • Acquires a deep understanding of the candidate motivators and expectations to minimize candidate drop-off during the process.
  • Prepares the candidates for interviews with information and role-play.

Team related processes :

  • Shares candidates and opportunities with the team to achieve goals and priorities.
  • Maximizes the team results, providing backup services for colleagues.
  • Delivers KPI reporting of activities as requested.

Financial processes :

  • Is capable of negotiating tailor made packages that suit the individual candidate's expectations and the client's comp & ben strategy.
  • Is capable of "closing" deals and processes.
  • Executes the required admin processes.



Sales related competencies :

  • Engage in a "consultative" (not transactional) selling approach where you communicate with influence and impact.
  • Combine IQ and EQ to analyse quick and in depth the nature of the company, the open position and the process, correctly qualifying the opportunity.
  • Seamlessly merge client orientation with results focus (working towards closing the deal).
  • Develop a broad but sharp commercial feeling for opportunities for the benefit of the entire ManpowerGroup.

Candidate related competencies :

  • Develop deep subject matter expertise in advanced sourcing techniques.
  • Create a winning relationship for you to be the candidate's "exclusive" advocate in search of a new career opportunity.
  • Develop deep subject matter expertise on salary package components and fiscal levers.
  • Apply strong ethics in making and keeping promises towards candidates.

Operations related competencies :

  • Operational excellence (on time, on budget, on KPI, with the required quality).
  • Administrative accuracy.


  • Master degree level or equivalent through experience in a relevant domain (sales or/and recruitment).
  • Excellent level of French or Dutch with a good level of English.
  • Adhering to the ManpowerGroup vision and mission.
  • Adhering to the Experis "trusted advisor" vision and mission.
  • Attracted by the "negotiator" position between client and candidate.
  • Capable of having conversations on C-level (consultative level in verbal, presentation-related and written communications).
  • Results orientation with good management of time and priorities.


We are offer an exciting role in a dynamic team as well as a chance to further develop your skills. A permanent contract with a very attractive salary package and extra-legal benefits depending of your experience.

Walloon Brabant

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  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • Dutch, English, French


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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