Life science search and selection

Why Delve?

Life science companies are critical to human health and welfare; they play a key part in the measurement and processing of vaccines, medication and samples. The life science sector has faced significant challenges following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, but as we look ahead there are also numerous opportunities for growth. Many companies in this high-tech and fast evolving industry are finding that they need to scale up quickly, and therefore hiring the right people can be a highly competitive and time consuming process.

Life science

The team at Delve has extensive experience of providing support to life science companies looking to raise their profile and increase their hiring ability. We have experience of working with a variety of businesses in the sector, from start-ups to established manufacturers and distributors of essential technologies.

Our life science customers are often involved in cutting-edge projects and as a result will see their equipment installed and utilised globally, so it is crucial that we can follow and support those customers in any territory.

Typical search assignments

Sales, management and leadership

Commercial and scientific management

Portfolio, project and product management

Operational and supply chain leadership

Technical, management and leadership

Life science case studies 

Case study:

Azenta were in the process of opening a new office in Leipzig, with three new roles due to be based at the new premises. Delve successfully completed on their search requirements.

Case study:
Cell Signaling

Delve searched for and placed a new Key Account Manager that Cell Signalling Technology were seeking to appoint as a direct result of the growth they have experienced.

Case study:

As a start-up company Noscendo didn’t have immediate brand recognition in the market. It was also critical that their initial hires were the right calibre and cultural fit for the company.

Case study:

Singleron were expanding in to the European market and Delve worked with them on their urgent, and ambitious, hiring plans. 

With over 
80 years experience

We’ve seen a huge growth in the market over the last ten years and often find our customers feel that they are fighting for talented candidates, which isn’t surprising when you consider the market is expected to grow 6% year on year.

To support our customers, we have invested heavily in building a network of talent globally that we can quickly reach out to with the right opportunities. Our use of technology and willingness to invest time in finding talented candidates has built our reputation as a trusted recruitment partner amongst life science, pharmaceutical and biotechnology organisations looking for assurances they are accessing the best people to fill critical roles.

We offer value to our customers by providing a complete service that isn’t restricted by location or time zone. Not being bound by geography means that we can offer bespoke recruitment solutions including face-to-face candidate meetings or onsite interview support for remote locations.

We provide a single point of contact for any search so that you will have one partner who truly understands your business and your culture, working through any challenges with you.

Our team

Our experienced and skilled team are committed to providing excellent service to both our customers and our candidates. We want to ensure both customers and candidates are satisfied through open and transparent communication and by going the extra mile to meet their needs.

Gareth Foden


Franziska Schlatt

Search Consultant

Jamie Rafferty

Senior Search Consultant

Contact us

Proud to partner with

SLAS Europe 2024 Conference and Exhibition

27-29 May 2024 – Barcelona, Spain

Our experienced life Science team are attending SLAS Europe 2024. 

They are excited to reunite with familiar faces and forge new connections. Get in touch to arrange a coffee and a chat.

LinkedIn – Gareth Foden

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