Manchester UK

Global Headhunter (Graduate-entry)

Manchester UK

Global Headhunter (Graduate-entry)

Graduate sought for a fast-paced, challenging, research-based but people-oriented career as a global Headhunter with Armstrong Craven.

You don’t need a flashy CV - you've only just finished undergraduate studies, so our expectations are realistic. However, you do need to be someone who combines tenacity in research with the people skills to pick up the phone and speak to global leaders in their fields.

The Role

The Healthcare & Life Sciences practice at Armstrong Craven works with clients ranging from global top-10 pharmaceutical companies through to emerging biotech. Our specialism is our client, so we make sure we understand their organisation, science, products, strengths and challenges. You could be looking for a Principal Scientist in Cell Culture Development, a Senior Vice President for Immunology, a Director of Procurement LatAm or the Chief Scientific Officer for an R&D hub in China (all current or very recent projects). And yes, we do have clients who are working on the COVID19 vaccines.

There is no classroom or length training sessions. This role will have you involved in business-critical projects from day one. An experienced colleague will guide, support and mentor you throughout. Struggles and mistakes are expected, will be covered and will be picked up as 'teachable moments' where learning, growth and development can happen. We want you to succeed.

About Armstrong Craven

Main business: HR, Training, and Recruitment

Global Executive Search (headhunt) with diversified offerings of Talent Mapping, Pipelining, and Insight. Client base ranging from multi-national corporations to niche sector specialists. Practice specialists grouped in Healthcare & Life Sciences, Commerce & Industry, Financial Services and Technology.

Unlike recruitment agencies, all of our projects are undertaken on a retained basis so that we are a full partner to our clients.

Salary Range:

  • Competitive

Salary Description:

  • We have built a structured salary plan that will incorporate significant growth increments throughout the first 12-24 months to reflect your growth and progress.


  • Manchester


  • United Kingdom (UK)

Location details:

  • Our global head office is in Hale, Altrincham - where this opportunity will be based. We have offices in Singapore, Geneva, London, and New York.


To find out more, apply with your CV or contact Tim Butt for a confidential chat.

We are committed to equal opportunities for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.