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Per Christensen

Managing Director

ANNE CHristine Møller

Head of People & Culture  

Maria Paulsen

Marketing & Communications Manager

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FAQ

General

Our Life Science recruitment is a service that offers specialized recruitment within the branches of Life Science: pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical devices. Our service is specialized to a Black Swan search, where we locate, identify, and develop extraordinary candidates that are perfectly suited for our open positions. 

Find opportunities by checking out current open positions or learn more about our services to discover what we can do for your business.

No. Black Swans Exist is a Life Science-focused and specialized recruitment company. This allows us to dedicate our workforce to a highly complex field to give the best support we can to all Life Science companies and professionals. Read more about the areas we recruit in here.

The people you work with are your strongest asset, meaning that recruitment is an essential part of any company. However, finding the perfect candidate can be a tedious and difficult process that takes up time and leads to undesired results with no qualified candidates. 

 

Our service does not simply consist of filling a vacancy but also aims to ensure long-term success and provide a sustainable solution that will push you ahead of the competition in a fast-moving and fast-developing industry. 

Black Swan is a capable, ambitious, and extraordinary professional that is rare, yet incredibly valuable for a company. We recruit the Black Swans of the Life Science sector. Our company name derives from the famous ‘Black Swan philosophy.  

We apply a simple, efficient, and transparent recruitment process for both the candidate and client point of view, so you will always know what to expect. 

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting, or other legal requirements). No purpose will require us to keep your personal information for longer than 2 years without your permission. 

Learn more by reading our privacy policy or cookie policy. 

We currently operate in Denmark and work with Danish clients, but we hire for positions and screen candidates in all of Europe and North America. We reside in Copenhagen, on Østerbro. 

Yes, you can! We frequently look for new colleagues and are always on the lookout for ambitious consultants for our Talent Engagement Team. Internal job openings will be visible on our website and our LinkedIn. Unsolicited applications are always welcome as well.

Find more information on what it is like working at Black Swans Exist.

Please contact Saara@BlackSwansExist.com for further questions. 

We do not offer internships. However, you may apply for our paid student positions, possibly suitable as an internship, through our website. If your goal is to get an internship, please state this in your application and during the application process and we will try to accommodate your wishes. 

Discover what it’s like to be part of our team.

For Clients

We tailor our service to your needs, and the cost will vary according to your wishes. We offer a risk-free solution called No Swan No Pay, where you won't pay until we've found your perfect candidate. Please contact us to hear more and receive an offer tailored to you. 

We are experts and employ state-of-the-art recruitment systems to provide you with a competitive offer. 

We don’t want to waste your time or money. With our risk-free solution, you will never spend your money before finalizing the recruitment of your dream candidate. You won’t have to waste your time on fruitless searches for potential candidates but can leave it to us. 

 

We will send you weekly updates but otherwise won’t bother you unless we can present you with a pool of suitable candidates. 

After contacting us and sorting out your recruiting needs – nothing! We assess, identify, and evaluate candidates and let you know how the process is going as it is underway. When we are ready to present our choice of candidates, we contact you to schedule interviews. 

Discover how we recruit candidates and the process behind it.

Since we only recruit within Life Science, our consultants are specialized in the field and have an extensive network within the industry. Meet our consultants.

We guarantee to present you with at least 3 interviewing candidates within a 2-5 week timeframe. 

With No Swan No Pay, you don’t pay until we’ve filled your vacancy. Our service is risk-free, and if we do not find a candidate who matches your needs or who you are satisfied with, you will not have to pay for our service. 

 

Certain tailored services for special needs can have other guidelines. Your consultant will always inform you of the specific conditions of your recruitment process. 

By using screening software, you will miss out ovaluable candidates, or you might be flooded with unqualified candidates and waste your time sorting through them

 

Our consultants assess each potential candidate to determine their fit for your vacancy. In this way, you will never miss out on the right person for your role. 

If you have a specific question regarding your recruitment process that you can’t find the answer to, please reach out to your contact person. For any other enquiries, you are welcome to contact us.

for Candidates

We can offer you a wide range of job opportunities in Life Science. A career in Life Science leads to many exciting opportunities and options for constant growth in your career.

No. Our service is completely free of charge for the candidate. Read more about the process and how we help find your next job.

You can apply directly for specific jobs or submit your CV via our website. If you’ve applied or submitted your CV and no current vacancy matches your profile, we will keep you in mind and contact you, if an opportunity matching your profile emerges. 

We usually publish new positions for Life Science professionals weeklyTo keep updated with our open positions, we suggest that you follow our LinkedIn, where we post our new openings. Check out if we have any current jobs matching your interests. 

We recruit within pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical devices. We work with Danish Life Science companies – from the start-ups to Danish companies with international reach. All to present you with new and challenging opportunities for your career. 

If you’ve applied or submitted your CV via our website, you will receive a confirmation by mail within a week after applying. If you’ve applied to a position via LinkedIn, you will receive a mail directly from LinkedIn, notifying you that we have received your application. 

 

Please apply for a position directly via our website or the consultant’s mail.

Everyone who submits their CV or applies for a job will receive a confirmation by mail within a week. You will hear from one of our consultants if we decide to move forward with you in the process. 

Unfortunately, we cannot provide feedback to all the applicants who have submitted their CVs. If you have been interviewed personally by one of our consultants, we always make sure to get back to you and explain the reasoning behind it if you are not moving forward in the process. 

We currently accept applications in English and Danish. 

Absolutelyas long as you send an application for each job separately. We also welcome you to send us your CV, clarifying what roles you are interested in. Our consultants always try to match your profile and ambitions with the right job, so if we find another position you might be a fit for, we’ll reach out to you. 

The best way to receive news on new positions is by keeping updated through our platforms. We suggest that you follow us on LinkedIn, where we post updates on our new job openings weekly. If you have submitted your CV and our consultants find a fitting role for you, we will reach out. 

Never! We screen all applications and only present your information to our clients after we’ve spoken to you about the position and asked permission to do so. 

It depends on the positionPlease talk to a consultant about the relevant position and they will be able to inform you of the specific conditions. While we can’t guarantee remote working, many companies are embracing new, innovative ways of working. 

We occasionally offer part-time positions but not temporary positions or internships. Check out our open positions to see, what we are currently searching for. 

We usually hire specialists and managers with at least a few years of experience. However, you are welcome to reach out to us for more information on how we can help you. 

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