Life Sciences Hiring

From pharmaceutical to medical device, Advanced RPO has provided hiring solutions to many disciplines within the life sciences industry. We understand the complexity of the specialized positions coupled with the expedited demands of this industry.

Real Results

Biopharmaceutical company partners with advanced to fill 80 specialized, hard to source positions. Read our Case Study >
Seasoned Team

Our sourcers, recruiters and managers have supported over 50 life sciences companies


Interview-to-hire ratio

30% Savings

Resulted in over 30% cost savings

Case Studies – Hiring Down to a Science

R & D Center Relocation
60 Critical Hires

We collaborated with the client to redefine the hiring process in its entirety. Built solution to support hiring of scientists, quality, technical roles and more.

8 Months
  • Beat hiring deadline by 8 weeks.
  • Earned expansion work.
  • Eliminated recruiting agency spend.
Company to Open First Ever U.S. Lab in Cambridge, MA
24 Vital New Hires

ADCC Scientists, BioAssay Scientists, Biacore Scientists, Operations Support, Quality Auditors, and Quality Manager roles.

90 Days
  • Decreased time-to-fill by 40%.
  • Zero headhunter dollars.
  • Earned expansion work.
  • Interview-to-hire ration 4:1.
New Salesforce Nationwide
90 Experienced Sales Representatives
6 Months
  • Decreased time-to-fill by over a month
  • Nearly $500k in cost savings.
  • Diversity goals achieved.
  • Regional hiring events.
  • 3:1 hiring manager interview to offer SLA.

Common Life Sciences Hiring Challenges

  • Highly competitive industry and rapidly changing landscape
  • Aggressive hiring timelines
  • Unpredictable scaling - hiring ups and downs through product launches, mergers, expansions, etc.
  • Job vacancies tied to significant revenue losses
  • Limited recruiting resources: technology, team
  • FDA approval uncertainties
  • No or limited internal recruitment team
  • Lack of formal hiring process

Team Specialized In

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    Medical Devices
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    Analytic Labs
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    Dietary Supplements
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    Clinical Trials Services Companies
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    Contract Manufacturers
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Experience Hiring For

  • Formulation Scientists
  • Microbiologists
  • Clinical Study Managers
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Medical Science Liaisons
  • Quality Assurance
  • Medical Writers
  • SAS Programmers
  • Sales (Primary, Hospital, Specialty)
  • Lab Scientists
  • Clinical Research Associates
  • Manufacturing / Production / Operations
  • Engineers
  • Information Technology
  • Safety Reviewers
  • BioStatiscians
  • Safety Data Analysts
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Clinical Operations
  • Molecular Biologists
  • Lab Scientists
  • Quality Control
  • Principle Scientists
  • Chemists
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Corporate functional roles

Supporting Life Sciences Companies

  • of all sizes
  • with hiring across the U.S.
  • from start-up to mature organizations
  • through new product launches, expansions, steady state hiring and more

Seriously, this would not have happened without you and your team! We needed great talent and you brought it home just as we needed!

President, Clinical Research

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