YOUR EXPERT PARTNER FOR
SPECIALIST RECRUITMENT AND EXECUTIVE SEARCH

IN THE HEALTH CARE AND THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRIES

EXPERT VACANCY MANAGEMENT ACCORDING TO THE

LOCK-AND-KEY-PRINCIPLE

The complex, simultaneous interaction of two or more complementary structures.

Since 2001, NiK’s team of executive search specialists and industry insiders have offered unparalleled professional services to executives, managers and specialists from leading companies and start-ups in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical technology and life sciences industries.

SALES | MARKETING | MEDICAL | MARKET ACCESS | MANAGEMENT | CORPORATE FUNCTIONS |

Our passion for effective executive search is reflected in a meticulous selection process. NiK offers a target-oriented approach and tailored career consultancy for outstanding candidates seeking, under expert guidance, new and challenging positions with our corporate clients.

NiK’s excellent professional network has been developed through intensive personal networking and long-term cooperation. As a result, corporate clients and candidates trust in both our comprehensive knowledge of the market, and in our valuable relationship management, which are the basis for a successful goal-oriented selection process.
With the assistance of our exclusive aptitude diagnostics, candidates and corporate clients reach goals efficiently. Along with the alignment of professional skills, we specifically determine both the cultural fit and the feel-good factor, which are essential for effective cooperation.

Basically, it’s the connections with people,
that give life its value.

Wilhelm von Humboldt

CANDIDATES

Getting to know individuals who seek change in their professional lives requires an understanding of what makes them special, along with a clear grasp of their goals. The ambitions of the candidate play a central role in their personal interview where we ascertain the culture, values, and structures that are critical to them – in short, the characteristics that motivate them as committed employees, to immerse themselves in the company culture, and contribute to the success of the business.

For candidates

NIK CREATES VALUABLE
CONNECTIONS.

CORPORATE CLIENTS

For every position in your company we develop a unique job profile whose parameters assist us in identifying and securing high-potential candidates for you. Getting to know the culture of your company and undertaking a comprehensive analysis of all relevant details is a particularly important first step. During the selection process and on through to the successful completion of your project, we understand that efficient cooperation based on mutual trust is crucial.

For Corporate clients

GET TO KNOW

As industry specialists, we at NiK have been committed to the individual support and precise selection of executives, managers and specialists for leading clients in the health care and life sciences markets since 2001. Guided by the values of respect and trust, we act as an essential link between clients and candidates. Our company aspiration is to promote jobs with the feel-good factor by creating specific job profiles, developing positive individual relationships and implementing the latest support-technology.

7 Questions

for Nina Kummerlöwe,

founder and general manager of NiK Personalberatung and NiKvoran

What was the most important piece of advice you have been given in your life?
Trust your intuition! It is the best thing you have!

How did you come to launch NiK Personalberatung?
When I decided to leave an IT start-up as HR manager at the age of 30, it was initially difficult to find similarly exciting work. But then there was a personal experience that inspired me to become active in the healthcare market. This is where I saw and still see my calling as an expert in recruitment, career counselling and job application coaching.

What exactly does NiK Personalberatung do?
NiK Personalberatung supports companies and high potentials from the healthcare industry in executive search and job search measures with the goal of connecting candidates with the companies and company cultures that are right for them.

There, they can make an important contribution in our focus area of severe and rare diseases by helping to drive real innovation.

The NiK Personalberatung team provides support and guidance throughout the entire search and recruitment process and remains in contact with all parties even after the successful placement of the candidate.

What distinguishes NiK from other HR consultancies?
On the one hand, we have been operating exclusively in the manageable but very specialized healthcare and life science market for 20 years and are really at home there. We have a strong network, excellent relationships with our clients and candidates and enjoy a high level of trust.

On the other hand, we work in a very structured way according to a clearly defined process and deal intensively with the requirements of our customers.

How do the customers and candidates benefit from your way of working?
First, it’s very comfortable for everyone involved to enter the process with partners who are competent in terms of content. If you know the market, competitors and positioning of products, you lose little time and can convince quickly.

For our candidates, we are dialogue partners operating on equal terms. They have a personal contact person who supports them in their professional reorientation, accompanies them through the entire process, provides insights into the company and prepares them for their interviews. If desired, we can support this with targeted profiling and application coaching.

Operating as experts on an equal footing, we facilitate the work of our business partners at the HR level by addressing the desired candidates through target-oriented pre-selection and by cultivating the image and employer branding of their company.

Our clients appreciate our transparency and the access to superior candidates they often do not reach through their own recruiting channels. Our attentive, seamless support is our trademark and brings positive results for the image of our customers in the healthcare market.

What is the best thing about your job?
Definitely the daily work with great people and personalities in ever-changing constellations. Always getting back into the ring to find the best solution for medical professionals and companies and seeing everyone thrilled at the end. That’s motivating and a lot of fun. It’s the people who enrich our job and make it truly meaningful in the end.

What is the biggest challenge in HR consulting?
It is becoming increasingly difficult to offer a top service at a competitive price. The reason for this is the rapidly advancing globalization and the associated strong growth in the desire for large, international partners.

FIVE REASONS WHY NiK IS THE RIGHT PARTNER FOR YOU

WHY WE ARE THE KEY TO YOUR SUCCESS

INDUSTRY
EXPERTS

We love doing what we do best – with drive, transparency of purpose and true enthusiasm for people exclusively in the health care and life sciences industries.

EXTENSIVE
NETWORK

For nearly 20 years we have supported countless talented professionals with impressive careers. Our success is based on the commitment to nurturing valuable, longstanding relationships.

PROMOTING YOU
IS OUR PASSION

Whether you are our client or our candidate, we attract market attention and present your qualities with true passion and unreserved loyalty.

SUCCESS
COUNTS

Our clients are loyal and continue to place their trust in our services.
A high number of our successful candidates are recognized and promoted within their first three years.

FROM PERSON
TO PERSON

In an age of rapid technological development, we choose to continue investing in what is most important – meaningful, personal interaction.

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