There is No Substitute for Experience! We recruit recent Graduates with a degree in biokinetics, sports medicine, human movement, or anatomy and physiology modules for entry level operating room sales positions. You would need a valid license, own transport, and be available to work in theatre, in scrubs, assisting the customers and the current sales rep team. Intake once per annum.READ MORE JOB POSTINGS
There is No Substitute for Experience! We recruit Junior Pharmaceutical Representatives with 1 to 5 years "detailing" experience, to GPs and Specialists, in cardiovascular, diabetes, neuro psychiatry, oncology tumor sector, intake once per annum. Detailing experience in this portfolio at Jnr level is required to apply.READ MORE JOB POSTINGS
There is No Substitute for Experience! We recruit recent University Graduates (Life Science, Anatomy, Physiology modules) for International Pharmaceutical Corporate customers, to be a part of their Sales Learnership Program, fixed contract, 12-months, intake once a year. A student stipend is paid with a company car, must be able to drive and have a car license.READ MORE JOB POSTINGS
For close on three decades, Career 2000 has specialised in the recruitment of medical professionals in the field of device sales (focusing on Orthopedic and Sports Medicine market sectors). In addition to providing a GRADUATE Recruitment Service to MEDICAL DEVICE AND PHARMACEUTICAL organisations. Through networking and innovative recruiting strategies over the past 24+ years, Kim has an extensive portfolio of building sales teams in multiple healthcare organisations in South Africa, as well as adding to the successful employee base as a Specialist & Graduate Recruiter.
The recruitment process is based on recruiting experience and proven results (using Targeted Selection interview techniques and Performance Based interviewing questions). Kim networks daily with hiring managers, using the latest strategies to locate talented professionals for your organisation.
Kim has built the company into a leading medical device & graduate recruitment firm exclusively serving the needs of the Medical Device Industry in South Africa and other Surgical/Medical/Pharmaceutical Healthcare Organisations.
Career 2000 still primarily recruit in the areas of Medical Device Sales, Product Management, Business Support Management, Sales and Marketing Management to remain recognized as one of the nation’s leading recruiting firms, exclusively serving the medical device industry (Orthopedic and Sports Medicine focus).
Her company has grown over the years to offer a broad range of services successfully recruiting key individual contributors, as well as teams of select people, who can immediately make an impact.
An additional new arm to the business in the last 6-8 years, is a request from Customers (pharmaceutical and medical devices) to provide resumes on recent University Graduates with a Degree in the Human Life Science / Human Movement field, for a 12-month formal Sales Learnership Program, provided they meet certain criteria to be trained in the field of Medical Sales.
From time to time Kim is asked to assist in the Pharmaceutical sector with essential key headcounts in Management or other Senior Positions such as Head of Marketing, Medical Science Liaison, Regional Sales Management and the like.
Initially when the business began, it was a combination of pharmaceutical and medical device recruitment, later gravitating to a Specialisation in the surgical and medical market (medical device focus) in South Africa. And then onto targeted Graduate Recruitment for healthcare customers. Kim is playing a big role in assisting recent University Graduates to enter Learnership programmes in South Africa, when available.
With 24+ years industry experience, Kim has first-hand experience at customising talent searches to find the best fit for you and your company. Long-term client relationships, and the hundreds of positions filled, since opening in 1997, are testament to Kim’s commitment in the industry.
"Dedicated, patient and an overall wonderful person is the best way to describe Kim. I was fortunate enough to cross paths with such an amazing recruiter who has helped me secure employment in such uncertain times. She went the extra length and always kept me updated regardless of the time and day. Kim has always been willing to assist me and I cannot express my gratitude for all she has done. I would highly recommend career 2000 and Kim Pennington as she is nothing short of amazing!"
"I've had the distinct pleasure of working with Kim as a prospective employee, seeking a new career opportunity. She helped me immensely during the recruitment process. I am impressed with her professionalism, she is engaging, efficient, trustworthy and reliable. I highly recommended her as a recruiter."
"Kim did a great job finding us a comprehensive list of potential employees for our business in South Africa. We ended up selecting the best candidate but it was a difficult choice, which is the hallmark of a great recruiter!"
"Kim really made a difference in my life. Fresh out of university with no work experience I struggled to get a job. After 6 months of trying I met Kim. She helped me get a job with one of the world's largest orthopaedic companies based on my bachelor of science degree and sales experience from my childhood. I excelled in the position and quickly moved up the corporate ladder. I would not be where I am today if it wasn't for her expertise, professionalism and experience. Thank you!"
"Kim has an aptitude for recruiting and understanding clients needs. That is what makes her stand out from the hundreds of recruitment business's in South Africa today. Kim pays close attention to what you say during consultation sessions and tries to capture the essence of your requirements in her candidate proposals, that is always presented professionally. I strongly recommend Kim as a recruitment specialist within the Medical fraternity."
"It is with great pleasure that I write in compliment to you, your service you have provided me in recruitment over the past 2 years. You have shown tremendous commitment to the Medical Device Industry and in particular, I have to commend you on the quality of personnel you have supplied to me in helping me build a successful team and business. You have always shown a high level of professionalism. This is certainly not the end but the beginning of a fruitful working relationship. Thank you again!"
"Kim has a spectacular recruiting talent. Her ability to spot talent and match candidates to positions, are always perfect. Kim saw talent in myself, and together, sold me to a company. Thank-you Kim, for seeing something in myself. I highly recommend your recruitment skills to all companies. You will not be disappointed!"
"I have been using Career 2000 as a recruitment agency since 2007. The quality of candidates Kim puts forward, are always of a high standard. She is always professional in her approach, which makes it a pleasure to work with her."
"Kim is a highly driven and focused recruiter. I have networked with Kim for almost 12 years in a business relationship that is unique in our industry. This business relationship has been very successful for both our businesses and is based on a strong mutual trust that is not usually found between 'sometime' competitors. Kim is highly ethical and has a great customer service ethic, she understands the medical and pharma industry requirements well. I would highly recommend Kim on this basis to anyone."
"What a privilege to be associated with Kim! Her professionalism and attention to detail is unsurpassed in my experience. The statement "being pro-active" took on a new meaning in working with Kim on an assignment. Small but huge value added activities from her side and the constant feedback must be a new benchmark in the Exec Recruitment arena. Her enthusiasm to make an assignment a reality or to look for aligned opportunities is contagious. "
"Kim is very professional and service orientated. She listens to the clients needs and sends CV's of high calibre candidates. She is passionate in what she does and this is clearly displayed when recruiting for a client."
"Kim Pennington, is absolutely great at what she does! She arranges interviews for all her candidates with great, reputable companies, and follows up after each and every interview. She found me my dream job, and supported me throughout the interview process. She also made sure that I will receive a deserving salary, with great benefits. Thank you very much for making my dreams come true Kim!"
"It was an absolute pleasure working with CAREER 2000! Kim went the extra mile and made every effort to ensure we had excellent candidates."
"Career 2000 is a highly efficient company, with personal attention to all your needs and the client. They are clearly a market leader and trend setter."
"CAREER 2000 is professional, efficient, understands the client's requirements and provides the relevant candidates in time."
"Career 2000 is dynamic in approach and works exceptionally well with a customer brief to secure outstanding placements."