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Pharma & Life SciencesRecruitment

Could there be anything more rewarding than helping to cure illness and increase life expectancy?

This perspective drives our pharmaceutical recruiters and talent experts. And it’s a big reason why our pharmaceutical team is powered by people who have a passion for health and science.

Hudson RPO’s pharmaceutical talent specialists recruit for the complete life cycle of drug development. Whether you’re looking to grow a team of biotechnologists, medical science liaisons, high-performing salespeople, or any other operational role, we can help you find the right people to drive success in your organization.

And we can do so with a solution that increases efficiency and saves you money, allowing you to invest more heavily in the well-being of people – inside and out.

Why Hudson RPO for Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences Recruitment Solutions

Talent Expertise

Our expert recruiters understand your industry’s competitive landscape.

Access to Leadership

You’ll have direct access to our regional CEOs and executive team for advice navigating the changing talent landscape.

Custom Solutions

We don’t expect you to fit into a box. We'll develop a solution that works for you and is ready to flex and grow to keep up with your business.


Hudson RPO is a partner first and foremost, and we’re willing to invest in the partnership to grow with your needs.

1,700+ Chinese hires within 7 months for global pharmaceutical

A leader in global pharmaceuticals was struggling with hiring in China. Challenges they experienced included lower employer brand visibility and an inefficient existing recruitment process. They turned to Hudson RPO with an urgent, high-volume recruitment need to fill within 7 months.

During that timeframe, we hired over 1,700 across the business including 1,174 pharma medical sales roles. Average time-to-fill was 45 days (against an agreed target of 60 days). Overall the solution increased quality of hire and improved the organization’s retention.
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Recruitment in real life

Enterprise RPO

While the average enterprise RPO engagement is 2-3 years, we have been the exclusive, end-to-end RPO provider for GSK Canada since 2006, delivering 300+ hires annually.

RPO Projects

A major global pharmaceutical company needed to expand its dermatology salesforce by 136 people. Within 90 days, Hudson RPO filled 100% of the roles.

On-demand recruiter

A global pharma company had a hiring backlog for consumer medical affairs and CPG roles in the Mid Atlantic. Our on-demand resource filled 50 roles within three months.

Employer Branding

We provided a competitive employer branding assessment to a global pharmaceutical giant focused on enhancing branding activities and candidate communications.

Recruitment Consulting

Whether you're in life sciences or pharmaceuticals, we can advise you on internship programmes, diversity, and inclusion. Discover how to exploit competitive market data. Learn how to drive improvements using candidate and manager satisfaction surveys

Is an RPO solution right for you?

We would love to answer your questions and show you how your organization will benefit from one of our talent solutions. Start by selecting your region to speak with one of our talent experts or complete the form below.

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Start by selecting your region:
Asia Pacific

Reach out to one of our Asia Pacific talent experts

Nicki McCulloch


Mia Lin


Lucky Ramanathan


Reach out to one of our Americas talent experts

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Cristine Kane

VP Solution Design and Technology Innovation

Peter Simandl
Peter Simandl

VP, RPO Sales

Reach out to one of our global talent experts

Nicki McCulloch

APAC Region

Reach out to one of our EMEA talent experts

Lucy McBean

Solutions Director

Rachel Marshalsea
Rachel Marshalsea

Director, Client Solutions, EMEA

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