Life Sciences

Your complete bespoke solution

We’re helping the world’s pioneering Life Sciences companies attract and retain innovative leaders

Gilbert Meher help Life Sciences organisations build highly effective teams, supporting with senior hires or hard-to-find searches within Commercial, Technical and Operational verticals.  With an extensive global network, we have an excellent track-record of appointing top-level talent throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.


Our team of consultants and researchers have in-depth market knowledge on each specialism, providing a passion-driven and detail-orientated approach that is personable, transparent and efficient; finding you better, faster solutions.

Whether you are looking for your first sales person dedicated to taking a product to market, or the Regulatory Affairs Director that will ensure a successful FDA application, we understand how important each hire is to a company as it grows.

With a partnership-led approach to business, we realise no two recruitment solutions are the same. Our consultants take the time to get to know each and every client, offering bespoke search solutions. We take a highly specialised approach that guarantees results, which is why our clients return time and time again.

Our Specialisms

Gilbert Meher’s specialist dedication to Life Sciences offers a critical competitive advantage to both our candidates and clients. Repeated success in these sectors has lead us to become the ‘go to’ experts. At Gilbert Meher, we can demonstrate real market expertise, recruitment know-how and remuneration knowledge in the following specialist sectors:

Pharma & Biotech
Contract Research & Manufacturing
Life Sciences Research

Your Complete Search Partner

We help and support healthcare companies and charitable organisations of all sizes in a number of ways. Each search is tailored and bespoke to suit the needs and challenges of the role. To discuss our search solutions in more detail please get in touch.

Retained Search

We source leaders throughout multiple verticals, including commercial, technical and operational expertise.

Contingency Search

We have multiple search options for our clients to choose from. Our team are well placed to meet the needs of any project. We aim to create a positive partnership.

Recruitment Outsourcing

We are trusted to outsource on behalf of many well-known organisations in our core markets. Whether supplying or providing, we are here to help


Interim & Temporary

Due to our extensive network, we are able to provide access to exceptional interim management with extensive knowledge and passion for the market.

International Searches

Our experts have an extensive global network. As we are perfectly placed in Leeds and Switzerland we are able to attract and engage talent to connect professionals across the world.  

Executive & Senior Leadership Search

We have an excellent track record of appointing senior-level candidates in businesses. 100% of our Executive Search projects are delivered within agreed timescales, something we are fiercely proud of.

Talent Mapping

We source leaders throughout multiple verticals, including Commercial, Technical and Operational expertise. This means that we can find the best candidates 


We provide multiple search options for clients to chose from. We are able to provide full management of the process of any candidates, shortlist of best fit candidates and undertake a series of in-depth competency interviews.


Emily Drives Life Sciences Success


Gilbert Meher's Life Sciences division, headed by Emily Legood, is celebrating record-breaking performance thanks to a string of new global partnerships.

This success also meant Emily finished as Gilbert Meher's top consultant in quarter 2 (November-January).

The Life Sciences and Diagnostics division was set-up in 2018 and has gone from strength-to-strength. Emily has recently partnered with a number of trailblazing international companies who are leading the way with breakthrough technologies in genomics to detect, treat and cure diseases.

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Life Sciences Jobs

Mechanical Fitter / Maintenance Engineer
  • Harby, East Midlands
  • Life Sciences ( Permanent )
  • £43000 - £45000 per annum

Looking for a challenging and rewarding career as a Mechanical Fitter with great scope for progression in a growing company? I'm representing a leading manufacturer in the Lincolnshire / Nottinghamshire region, who are currently hiring for a Mecha...

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Field Service Engineer
  • Pocklington, Yorkshire
  • Life Sciences ( Permanent )
  • £42000 - £50000 per annum

Looking for an exciting opportunity to work as a Field Service Engineer in the beautiful region of East or North Yorkshire? Look no further!Our client, a leading provider of industrial equipment, is seeking an experienced Field Service Engineer to...

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Maintenance Electrician (DAYS)
  • Pontefract, Yorkshire
  • Life Sciences ( Permanent )
  • £47000 per annum, Benefits: Overtime, Bonus, Pension

Looking for a challenging and rewarding career in maintenance engineering? Look no further! Our client, a leading FMCG manufacturer based in Pontefract, is seeking a skilled Maintenance Electrician with experience in PLC's and automation to join t...

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Business Development Manager
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Life Sciences ( Permanent )
  • Competitive

🔎 Business Development Manager💸 Competitive Salary + Uncapped Commission📍 Remote (East Coast) Looking to join a breakthrough CRO in their high-growth phase? Then this is your golden ticket to join the Commercial team within a rapidly growing CR...

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Life Sciences Team

Graeme Dobson
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Suzanne Jaeger
Associate Director
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Emily Legood
Associate Director
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Patrick Smith
Head of Industrial Sciences
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Orson Hall
Executive Researcher
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Alice Burnham
Business Consultant
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Harry Aldridge
Business Consultant
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Oliver Melville
Business Consultant
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