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Pharmaceuticals & life sciences

Leadership & talent solutions for solving your biggest challenges

Focussing our expertise in pharmaceuticals, vaccinations, consumer health, medical devices and genetics. The sectors we specialise in are seeing ever-evolving new product innovation, plus ever changing regulation and quality control requirements – especially in the wake of COVID-19. Never before has there been greater pressure on the domestic and international supply chain.

The experience and expertise of permanent senior executives and interim managers is helping our clients navigate the challenges of a constantly changing industry which moves at lightening speed.

Our pharmaceuticals & life sciences team is not only here to connect your businesses with high-calibre talent – industry specialists ready to navigate change and deliver results – our strategic consulting solutions support professionals and organisations at key moments: change, recruitment, developing individuals, building teams, growth and succession.  

Helping you deliver better outcomes

We’re dedicated to assisting small and large pharmaceutical and life science companies with their change and transformation needs. Clients range from those within the pharmaceuticals space itself, to business the develop vaccinations, consumer health products, medical devices and genetics.

Our associates are engaged through our ROI methodology, via a statement of work, or on time and materials frameworks. By defining the desired outcome and mapping out the best way to achieve success, we deliver the results you want. 

Executive search & selection

Our extensive candidate network means we're well placed to find high-calibre senior candidates when you're looking to recruit a permanent executive. Our executive search service delivers retained executive-level assignments both internationally and domestically, centring on the recruitment of CEOs, MDs, c-suite appointments and general managers along with other senior leadership professionals.

Our high-quality, holistic service combines the capability of our highly experienced executive recruitment consultants with in-depth psychometric/personality assessments delivered by qualified occupational psychologists. Our search and selection methodology will ensure a cultural fit and alignment to values and organisational purpose, which is particularly important at a senior level.

Typical executive search assignments

  • Board and leadership
  • Digital, change and transformation
  • Commercial
  • Finance
  • Human resources 
  • Information technology
  • Marketing and sales 
  • Operations
  • Programme management
  • Risk, governance and compliance

Key benefits of interim managers

  • Cost-effective expertise to lead and deliver change and transformation
  • Immediate access to specialist expertise for delivering operational and financial turnaround
  • Hiring of expertise on a project basis to support pre-acquisition due diligence
  • Leadership and programme management for successful end-to-end delivery of a merger or acquisition 

Example roles

  • Interim CEO, COO, MD, CIO  
  • Interim CFO, FD  
  • Interim CCO, CRO  
  • Interim CTO, chief data officer  
  • Interim head of transformation, GDPR  
  • Interim Operations director, head of PMO, HRD  
  • Interim CMO, commercial director

Get ready for IR35

With changes to the IR35 legislation hitting the private sector in April 2021, now is the time to ensure you're fully prepared so that the changes are implemented smoothly. Learn more about our IR35 compliance managed service.

Other services

  • Board effectiveness review
  • Leadership assessment
  • Executive coaching & development
  • Succession planning
  • Project recruitment

Meet the team

Laurence Frantzis

Director

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Jerome Bull

Director

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