Retained search

Retained Search

The Life Sciences industry today is rapidly changing. High-caliber candidates with niche skillsets are becoming more and more scarce.

When the need arises to hire externally, for some requirements, retained search is the most effective method. By engaging with us on a retained basis you will benefit from a highly tailored solution and refined candidate selection. The retained agreement means we work on an exclusive basis to fill your requirements. We will proactively explore the market and engage with a carefully selected group of candidates on your behalf, ensuring that the market is completely covered and that you are meeting with the top talent in your area.

Our dedicated research team are immersed in their markets, offering insight into current and future trends, they are able to build and maintain relationships with the top talent in the industry.


  1. Commitment. We will provide a dedicated research team led by a single point of contact to solely focus on your search. They will undergo an extensive market mapping project and utilise their specialist knowledge to deliver results within a pre-agreed timeframe.
  2. Exclusivity. You will have exclusivity to all headhunted candidates engaged for the purpose of this search. Our service promise is that these exclusive candidates will not be presented to your competitors until they are removed from the process.
  3. Employer Brand Representation. You only get one chance to make the right first impression. When the representation of your brand in the market place is of the upmost importance, a retained service can be the most effective method. We take pride in our ability to truly get to know your business and represent your employer brand. With so many organisations competing for the same talent this has never been more important.