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Cpl Life Sciences US

Our mission is to be the best transformational talent partner across our core markets, adding meaningful value to lives of our partners, candidates and colleagues.

To illustrate this Cpl Life Sciences US have invested heavily back into the U.S life sciences market to provide complimentary thought leadership pieces, networking events, salary guidance, consulting, workshops and much more in 2024! You can see the overview on our ‘giving back’ page.

How we can help

We have access to a wide talent pool of active and passive life science professionals and use AI technology to eliminate unconscious bias. So when you choose to work with us, you're never far from your next perfect hire.

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Permanent Talent Solutions

When you need to build a loyal and committed workforce to support your long-term business goals. We provide you with a carefully screened, handpicked shortlist of skilled life science professionals.

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Flexible Talent Solutions

For all your contract and temporary workforce needs you can trust us to manage your contingent talent. Whatever your contract or temporary workforce needs, we have a flexible solution that's right for you.

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​Executive Partners

Our expert executive search team works exclusively within life sciences. With extensive experience and sector knowledge they will find the high calibre, impactful senior leaders you're looking for.

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Embedded Talent Solutions

Our multi-hire talent solution is ideal if you need to scale at pace. For a simple fixed fee, you can hire on demand with the flexibility to pause and restart your hiring cycle whenever you need.

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Our story
Founded in 2017 as ‘Cpl Physicians’ we gained a nationally recognised reputation for placing Clinical Development, Pharmacovigilance and Medical Affairs specialists from manager to the some of the world’s top CMO’s. Leveraging the European success of Clinical Professionals (founded in 2006) Cpl Physician’s then became part of the wider $750m Cpl group’s rebrand, utilising the #OneCpl internal ethos. Today in 2024 we are scaling up our Boston office with a focus on ensuring we deliver a niche we’re proud of –‘giving back’

Client Services

​Cpl Life Sciences Executive Search is the partner of choice for dynamic, global life science organisations, delivering best-in-class talent consultancy and solutions for senior and executive hires.

​Cpl Life Sciences Executive Search provides tailored Executive and interim recruitment services to the North American Life Science industry from our Cambridge, Massachusetts office.

Cpl Life Sciences Executive Search is dedicated to building the leadership groups of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies at the forefront of drug discovery, innovation and patient outcomes.

By understanding that it is its people that make a Life Science company spark into life we can build an effective leadership and advisory team for growing, evolving and transitioning life science companies. This will enable your brightest and best talent to go to work on their passions and create improved outcomes for patients and stakeholders.

Through dedicated Executive Search consultancy and delivery teams with the breadth and depth of experience in hiring at C-suite, Executive and Non-Executive Director level for over 20 years, Cpl Life Sciences are the partner of choice for Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology talent solutions.

Our ability to think globally and act locally is weaved through all that we do, from partnering with innovative global organisations with a local footprint, to our commitment to being a green business that partners with the Marine Conservation Society.

"With staff based in our 45 offices across the globe, including London, Stuttgart, Brussels, Boston MA, we are able to think globally and act locally to provide bespoke executive search support to our clients, particularly if you are establishing or launching into new territories and need experts on the ground locally to advise and guide your talent selection."

Cpl Life Sciences Executive Search have a strong reputation in the market:

• A dedicated subject matter expert working with your business to intimately understand the drivers, strategy and type of person required.

• A seamless, targeted approach focusing on agreed networks and technical leadership capabilities.

• Our successful track record includes placements for CEO, CFO, CTO, CSO, COO, CMO, CCO and GM level as well Chairman and Exec/Non-Exec level positions.

• Ensures business critical roles are hired within target timelines – 100% track record of achieving this with our exec search briefs.

• Robust offer management and aftercare process to ensure key hires start to time.

• The team also offer detailed market mapping, full benchmarking and role profiling, career pathway structure and planning, and other strategic talent consultancy services for our clients.

• Invoicing focused on success and partnership.

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Call or email us directly and find out your next career step: or (716)-226-1610