Life Sciences Recruiting Solutions to Help You Excel

To win the best pharmaceutical, research, digital and other life sciences talent, your company’s people practices must transform to stay ahead of the competition. Cielo, the world’s leading life sciences RPO partner, has a unique, expert-driven approach to deliver business-changing outcomes to organizations.

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Acquiring top talent in the life sciences industry is complex. We know that talent scarcity remains a huge challenge and is a real inhibitor to growth. Recent events have led to a rapid shift in processes and digital adoption, alongside long-standing challenges such as pricing pressures, high research and development costs and patent cliffs – highlighting that bringing the right talent into your business can make significant differences to performance. The global nature of most life sciences companies requires rapid evolution and scale for talent acquisition functions to meet business demands while managing through talent gaps, cultural differences, and regulatory challenges.

Strategic TA leaders are getting creative with how they find, recruit, and hire people necessary for growth. Cielo can partner with your business to differentiate itself and attract top talent in the life sciences sector. We work with organizations in the global pharma, biotech and medical device and technology sectors, consistently drawing upon our extensive knowledge of life sciences recruitment to help you solve talent acquisition challenges.

Many life sciences RPO providers think more like outsourcers than recruiters, but we immerse ourselves in your industry, brand and values – and are accountable for driving real results. By partnering with Cielo, you can expect:

  • Recruitment solutions and life sciences consulting services designed to ensure you attract and hire better talent faster while providing a world-class candidate experience
  • Customized employer brand solutions to enhance your organization's reputation and provide an impactful candidate experience
  • Exceptional market intelligence, data, and analytics to help your stakeholders understand how your talent acquisition strategy impacts the bottom line
  • Effective approaches to build, lead and execute corporate diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging strategies
  • Impactful business results that elevate your role as a strategic HR and TA leader and deliver cost savings and improved outcomes

Cielo is the world’s leading partner for Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Total Talent Acquisition, Consulting and Executive Search for organizations in the life sciences industry.

  • With significant experience gained through global client partnerships, our infrastructure is designed to help your business excel.
  • We design comprehensive, people-centric solutions and leverage Cielo TalentCloud – our technology platform featuring CRM, AI, automation, and analytics capabilities – to help our clients find, attract and hire quality talent.
  • Year over year, we receive global industry recognition as leaders on the Everest Group PEAK Matrix Assessment, NelsonHall’s NEAT Vendor Evaluation for RPO and HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen list for RPO.

Who We Serve

Who We Serve

Life sciences organizations around the world benefit from a partnership with Cielo, and many of our clients have been proud to share their success stories. We currently work with clients across:

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Devices & Diagnostics
  • Medical Technology

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We're Committed to Helping You Achieve Great Results

Embedded seamlessly into your team, we live your business, brand and culture. You gain access to our experts and their deep knowledge of life sciences recruiting. We understand your challenges and needs, allowing us to deliver a workforce strategy that sets you up for success – now and in the future.

David Whittingham-Jones



Senior Vice President - Business Development

Kirsten Mayer



Executive Vice President - People & Culture

Jonathan Gottlieb



Senior Vice President – Business Development

Kumar Bhaya



Vice President – Sales Outreach, APAC

Klaus Topfer



Vice President – Business Development

You need a recruiting partner that understands the complexity of your industry. Start a conversation with our life sciences RPO experts to start winning the talent to deliver business results.

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