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.
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 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
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:
- Medical Devices & Diagnostics
- Medical Technology
Centralized High-Volume Hiring Process Drives Success for McKesson
McKesson, with 40,000+ healthcare related organizations depending on the company for medical products and pharmaceuticals delivered accurately and on time, warehouse roles in their distribution centers are business critical. Meeting the demand for this...View Case Study
Improved Sourcing Helps Global Healthcare Company Fill Specialized Roles
Global healthcare company Fresenius Medical Care employs over 120,000 people in 50 countries around the world. They partnered with Cielo to develop and implement an end-to-end talent acquisition approach to quickly attract and hire research and develop...View Case Study
Cielo Helps Sanofi Bring Efficiency and Scale to its Talent Acquisition Across Asia
Global life sciences leader Sanofi operates in over 170 countries around the world, with more than 100,000 employees. They partnered with Cielo in 2018 to create a standardized RPO solution across nine countries in Asia to help recruit for a variety of...View Case Study
Next-gen Technology & Candidate-centric Processes Deliver Recruitment Results for Grifols
Cielo created a new structure for Grifols that delivered a streamlined talent acquisition function to ensure a consistent process and experience for candidates and hiring managers.View Case Study
How to successfully hire tech talent within Life Sciences
Becton Dickinson (BD) is a global medical technology company dedicated to improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinica...View Case Study
Flex and Scale to Meet Tomorrow’s Talent Demand: Allergan’s Talent Acquisition Transformation
Global pharmaceutical company Allergan began its RPO partnership with Cielo in 2015, allowing Allergan to continue building one of the broadest development pipelines in the industry.View Case Study
Transforming Talent Acquisition for Smiths Medical
In this case study: find out how, with Cielo, Smiths Medical has achieved significant financial and operational benefits – built around trust, transparency and accountability.View Case Study
Strategic RPO for Boehringer Ingelheim
In this case study, find out how pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim partnered with Cielo to innovate and stay ahead of the competitive curve.View Case Study
MSD: Delivering Critical Hires at a New Location
MSD partnered with Cielo to provide a project RPO solution for c.300 hires for a business-critical new finance centre in the Czech Republic.View Case Study
Cielo’s Life Sciences Experts are committed to helping you achieve great results.
Our service approach, WE BECOME YOU™, makes us a true extension of your talent acquisition team. You gain access to our experts and their deep knowledge base. We understand your challenges and needs, allowing us to deliver a workforce strategy that sets you up for success – now and in the future.
Executive Vice President – Global Solutions
Senior Vice President – Client Services, Americas
Senior Vice President – Client Services, EMEA
Senior Vice President – Business Development
Vice President – Client Solutions, APAC
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.
Life Sciences Resources
Research to Recovery
Discover how we worked together in partnership with our healthcare, life sciences and pharmaceutical clients to ensure that they could flex and scale resource according to demand, switch to a more virtually led talent acquisition strategy and could att...View Case Study
How Life Sciences Organizations Are Preparing for the Post Pandemic Era
Download the whitepaper to discover how life sciences organizations are reacting and adapting to the pandemic, and how the best talent acquisition and talent management approaches increase flexibility and agility for sustainable success.View Whitepaper
Keys to Competing for Top Talent in the Volatile World of Life Sciences
In this whitepaper, we dive deep into the current life sciences talent landscape and share best practices for talent acquisition. Download now!View Whitepaper
Four things Lifesciences TA leaders use to widen their talent pool
To fight the skills shortage and keep a full talent pipeline, life sciences organisations need to take a Total Talent Acquisition approach to their workforce – broadening the way they source, attract and engage candidates.View Blog
How diversity can help life sciences advance its lifesaving solutions
In an article for Pharmaphorum, Paula Parfitt, Executive Vice President at Cielo, outlines the importance diversity, equity and inclusion (D, E, & I) among the workforce – detailing both the ethical and commercial case for building a team with a breadt...View Blog
How Life Sciences Companies are Increasing Talent Pools to Seize Growth Opportunity
Listen in as Cielo life sciences experts from around the globe discuss what you can do to increase the availability of talent and acquire the right people to fuel business success.View Video
10 Ways to Create a Successful Life Sciences DE&I Strategy
Life sciences organisations have, historically, followed a highly traditional approach when it comes to talent acquisition. Digital and technological advancements throughout the pandemic have catapulted the industry years ahead, and life sciences is no...View Press Release
The Evolving Role of Talent Acquisition in Workforce Planning and DE&I
We recently hosted a virtual roundtable in partnership with Cielo on ‘The Evolving Role of Talent Acquisition in Workforce Planning and DE&I’ focussing on the Life Sciences sector. The roundtable addressed two threads of conversation in-depth: Diversit...View Blog