What we do

Providing recruitment solutions across the life sciences industry

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter, focused on finding and placing exceptional candidates across the global life sciences industry. Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure the best contract and permanent candidates to contribute to their success. We’ve placed over 5,600 life sciences professionals across 25 countries and invest time to understand the exact requirements of our clients with the aim to build long-term recruitment partnerships.

We are life science recruitment specialists


Countries we
operate in


Contract and
permanent placements


Mid to senior level
candidate pool

Specialists in life sciences

Hobson Prior focus solely on recruitment within life sciences so we pride ourselves on being experts in this industry. Our team of consultants, many of who used to work within the industry themselves, have been recruiting exceptional life science professionals since 2002.

Our Values

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We focus solely on life sciences recruitment, with expert consultants who specialise within it a specific niche, so you work with a recruiter who knows the market.

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We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, going the extra mile to deliver measurable value and building long-term recruitment partnerships.

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We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

Client Services

Recruitment partnership

We champion recruitment partnerships with all our job seekers and hiring companies. This allows us to deliver bespoke, effective and creative recruitment solutions so you can focus on innovating in ways that preserve, protect and evolve our population. We don’t tell you what you need. We listen to you and build a customised recruitment solution that works for your bespoke needs, timescales and budget.

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Board members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)

Members of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)

Awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard for our commitment to high performance

Compliant to ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) standards

Agile One Best of the Best platinum award winners

Supplier Excellence Award Winners 2019 from KellyOCG®

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