Pharmaceutical Nutraceutical Ingredients

A global industry worth $379b, making up a small part of a wider $1.27 trillion pharmaceutical industry, the Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical Ingredients market space has profound importance to the wellbeing of 7.8b humans across the planet.

Our attention to detail, understanding of each vacancy and focus on market-specific knowledge sets us apart from executive recruiters focused on quantity. Our client’s uniqueness and desire to change the lives of billions across the globe provides us with the motivation to attract the very best talent within the industry, whether a multinational powerhouse or biotech start-up.

Pharmaceutical Nutraceutical Ingredients

Our key principles are health, prosperity and longevity.

In an industry that strives to preserve and prolong the lives of billions on a daily basis, our goal is to support our clients in doing just this by providing a tailored solution based upon our core principles of health, prosperity and longevity. To do this, we form long-lasting relationships with each client through placing high importance on understanding our clients’ unique product offering, culture, and most importantly, recruitment needs. In an ever-evolving industry at the forefront of digitalisation, we are able to tailor our approach to cater for the world’s largest distributor of excipients, or the newest manufacturer of hemp ingredients on the market.

Pharmaceutical Nutraceutical Ingredients

Better world. Better you. Better us.

We are confident that your goal to make the world a better place through offering innovative pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and medicinal cannabis formulations and our goal in support you to do so makes for an unbeatable partnership. Your passion is healthcare; our passion is forming long-lasting and healthy relationships with manufacturer and distributors of pharma & nutra ingredients across the globe. Our desperation to provide an unbeatable recruitment experience for clients and candidates alike truly does set us apart. Our retained business model guarantees prompt and regular placements through deploying more resources, investing more time and injecting sheer apprehension.

Specialisms A-Z

When it comes to bespoke approach, allowing us to deliver finding the high-performers of tomorrow, theres no one-size-fits-all solution. We make every search personal, diverse and provide an individual unrivalled experience.

Direct Contact

One point of contact. It creates a smooth, success-driven process.

To deliver the best executive search solution, we work closely with the hiring manager to better understand the organisation and it's culture. Having one dedicated recruiter and one point of contact ensures a smooth process from start to finish.

Explore approach


360° talent mapping. Presenting the best candidates first time round.

We thoroughly map out a market and identify all possible matches for the specific position, as well as reciting notification when a new candidate becomes avaliable. Upon request, we can provide an overview of the market and movements within it.

Find an expert


Adopting a tailored approach to executive search.

Our team at Irving Knight view global executive search from an alternative perspective. Utilising a wealth of market knowledge and vast industry connections, we deliver an unrivalled experience for both clients and candidates alike. As a team of talented recruitment professionals, we trust that our deep understanding of the intricacies that each market entails takes us one step further.

Explore approach

Delivering the best results

Over 80% of our searches are conducted under the retained model allowing us to conduct a meticulous and comprehensive service.

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We've filled 96% of the roles that we have engaged with on an exclusive basis.


Our CV Sent to Interview ratio across all searches engaged on in the last 12 months.


94% of our clients say they would use our services again on another assignment.