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Top Pharmaceutical Recruitment Agencies in the UK

Top Pharmaceutical Recruitment Agencies in the UK


A round-up of 20 of the top pharmaceutical recruitment agencies in the United Kingdom.
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Editor: Lucy Walters Last Updated: 24-Apr-2023

A round-up of 20 of the top pharmaceutical recruitment agencies in the United Kingdom.

Achieva Group Ltd

ACHIEVA has over three decades of experience in sourcing industry experts across a wide range of specialist sectors including Pharmaceuticals, Primary Care, Occupational Health, Health & Safety, Engineering, Development and Research.


Actalent connections passion with purpose. Their scalable services and talent solutions drive value and results and provide the expertise to help their customers achieve more. Every day, their experts around the globe are making an impact.


Backed by well-known industry experts, AL Solutions is dedicated to making a real difference to the Life Science recruitment and staffing industry. They now see themselves as market leaders within the Life Science Biometrics and Clinical Research/Development sectors.

Barrington James

Originally, a purely contingency and contract recruiter, focused in the UK, Barrington James is now a sophisticated, highly effective provider of human resources solutions up to full RPO, partnering the pharma, medical devices, and healthcare industries right across the globe.

BTH Recruitment

BTH Recruitment was founded in 2014 with a vision of providing global strategic recruitment solutions to a select group of the pharmaceutical industry’s most exciting and innovative organisations.

Carys Mills Consulting

Carys Mills Consulting works with market leaders connecting leading industry talent in healthcare communications through executive search.

Chemistree Solutions

Chemistree Solutions Ltd and Healthcare Recruitment Specialists providing expert resourcing and recruitment services across sales, marketing, medical, clinical and commercial support functions and offer permanent, contract and interim solutions.

Compass Life Sciences

Compass Life Sciences was formed in 2018 by veteran recruitment professionals. Candid conversations with Investors and clients identified a demand for highly knowledgeable, experienced, quality-based recruitment solutions within the sector that offered a genuine, consultative service.

GI Group

Gi Group is one of the world’s leading staffing solutions companies, providing specialist services for the development of the labour market. Their specialist Pharmaceutical Division supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology organisations nationwide.

Global Life Science Hub

With over 15 years of experience across their senior leadership team, The Global Life Science Hub provides functional services and consulting with a solid mission to accelerate, strengthen and enhance global clinical trials.

Hobson Prior

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific.

i-Pharm Consulting

i-Pharm Consulting provides Talent Solutions for the global Life Sciences sector. They are an award-winning international life sciences recruitment company with offices in London, Munich, Frankfurt, Sydney, New York, Charlotte, and Los Angeles.

MedComms People Limited

MedComms People is based in Surrey and specialises in presenting medical communications professionals to both medical communications agencies and pharmaceutical companies.

NonStop Consulting

NonStop Consulting is an international recruitment consultancy renowned for a high level of service, professionalism, unrivalled industry knowledge and extensive industry networks.

Planet Pharma Staffing Limited

Planet Pharma’s goal is to create an organization that strengthens the employer-employee dynamic by connecting clients with talent.

Pop Science

Pop Science are aiming to make science more popular, by championing careers in clinical and scientific research, life science technology, engineering, maths and more.

ProClinical Staffing

ProClinical has onw aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

RBW Consulting

RBW’s purpose is to catalyse life-enhancing work that changes the world by helping life science businesses by giving them the people, insight & networks to innovate and scale.

SEC Life Sciences

SEC Life Sciences place top-tier candidates into industry-shaping businesses in the medtech, biotech, pharmaceutical and consultancy space across the globe.

Umbilical Life

Umbilical aim to be a world leading provider of workforce solutions in Science, Technology and Engineering.