We are the experts for Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Recruitment

Established in 2001, Apex International Recruitment are specialist recruiters for the pharmaceutical industry and life science sectors, Biotechs, CROs and specials companies, with clients ranging from Top 10 Blue Chip organisations to Start-Ups and independently run businesses.


A consultative approach to recruitment

With over 20 years expertise in various pharma disciplines, we can support our clients and candidates by offering and fulfilling vacancies right first time. We are dedicated to providing a professional and effective recruitment service for clients and candidates alike. Both our clients and candidates can rest assured that our recruitment consultants offer a unique, knowledgeable & highly supportive service.

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Our Mission

A consultative approach to recruitment

Here at Apex, we are passionate about recruiting for the Pharmaceutical Industry. We aim to provide a transparent recruitment service , attracting the best industry talent for our clients,  whilst achieving candidates’ career goals.

Quality Relationships

Our Passion – Your profession

Quality relationships are key & here at Apex, our specialist life science recruiters who draw on more than 20 years’ experience, are experts in building communication, trust and integrity with both clients and candidates. This together with our knowledgeable, welcoming approach enables us to provide you with the exceptional level of service you deserve. We are passionate about motivating and assisting our candidates to achieve their goals whilst creating valued relationships  –  This at the heart of what we do.

Our Vision

Your future through our lens

To continue connecting talented individuals with Pharmaceutical Companies,  who will continue to encourage growth and change lives across the world.

Putting you first

We are dedicated to providing the best possible service, committed to continuous growth and development . We pride ourselves on the Apex culture, which is a balance of professionalism, integrity, respect, and proficiency within our approach to both candidates and clients.

Our Experience

As a candidate, we support you through from initial registration with Apex, discussing and listening to your skills, experience and requirements to see how we can best help secure your next exciting opportunity. Vacancies range from graduate positions through to management and director level roles and we pride ourselves in keeping you updated throughout the process, from initial application to offer.

We support our clients in sourcing the right candidates for their vacancies by listening to the requirements of the hiring manager. We have access to a large pool of active candidates currently looking for new roles and also source new candidates through recommendations and advertising with numerous industry job boards. We offer a tailored service to our clients in sourcing qualified personnel for various contract, interim and permanent appointments across a range of disciplines which include, but are not limited to, Medical Affairs, Medical Information, Medical Communications, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Research, Quality and Regulatory Affairs. Clients can be assured that we offer a high quality professional and personal service and are renowned for our high retention levels.

Our Passion, Your Profession. A consultative approach to recruitment.

What people say about us

I’ve had a great experience getting a…

I’ve had a great experience getting a job role at Pfizer through Apex, and everyone I’ve dealt with there was lovely. I’d like to give an especial commendation to Alex who helped walk me through the start-up process with great kindness and support, ensuring I knew everything I needed to at every step of the process. I would strongly recommend them because of their professionalism and willingness to go the extra mile

Gracia Yemba

Fantastic agency to work with

Fantastic agency to work with. Proactive in their approach always ahead of the game ensuring welfare, finances and placements are working for you. The staff are such a pleasure to work with and always have your best interests to heart. By far the best agency I have worked with. Excellent experience working as a contractor through them on my 4th extension for a Global Pharma secured by Apex for me.

Mary Meek

Great experience with Alex

I can’t say enough about how great Alex is. Alex was transparent, clear and honest throughout the whole recruitment process. She really stood in my corner for requests on flexibility and salary. The entire process was seamless. She checked in frequently and was always available whenever I had questions. Even when I applied for a new role within the same company, she helped me through the process and ensured I was well looked after. I’ve since moved to a different company but I always direct my former colleagues to Alex for new roles. Thanks Alex for everything !


Fantastic experience

Apex and notably Alex, have been exceptional from first contact. Alex is incredibly responsive and supportive, guiding me through any unknown steps, and always being on hand to answer questions quickly. Alex is very proactive and provided regular updates during the process to secure a position swiftly, and seamlessly. Thank you Alex for your dedication in the search and closure of a role during such unprecedented times

Nic Watkins

I highly recommend Apex International…

I highly recommend Apex International Recruitment! From the beginning they have been very efficient, proactive and supportive. There is always someone available to take your call when needed.

Vincenzo Leo


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