Global Executive Search Partner


 The pharmaceutical industry is responsible for the research, development, production and marketing of medicines.

How we can help

Globally, pharmaceutical revenue now surpasses one trillion dollars, with further industry growth a given. Constant innovation in drug discovery and development depends highly upon the research and development field. Irving Knights Pharmaceutical Division incorporates executive search for the global pharmaceutical industry, across all therapeutic areas and at all stages of drug discovery, development, and commercialization. Our division is subdivided into three main concentrations: Pre-Clinical Drug Discovery; Clinical Operations and Development and Commercialization. Irving Knight provide undisputed expertise across all aspects of the division, allowing for a clear grasp of candidate/client requirements and therefore effective communication.


The rapid expansion of the bioinformatics world is just one way in which the pharmaceutical industry has demonstrated its innovative nature. Bioinformatic tools play a key role across all stages of drug development, within industry, with computational models of proteins and systems leading to revolutionary drugs targets being identified. Bioinformatics is undergoing swift progression as it continues to exploit cutting edge technologies within a biological setting i.e. Artificial Intelligence.


Drug Discovery
Preclinical Research
Clinical Trials
Assay Development
Biopharmaceutical Development
Contract Research
Contract Manufacturing
Contract Development
Artificial Intelligence
In-vivo Drug Discovery
In-vitro Drug Discovery
Gene Therapy
Small Molecules
Medicinal Chemistry


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.

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.

We will compile a detailed shortlist containing each candidates resume and a synopsis of the candidates experience, suitability and motivations behind making a move.


Next Steps

For Clients

Recruitment comes with its challenges; we're here to help. Regardless of if you're a startup or global brand, get in touch to discuss your requirements with one of our specialist consultants.

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For Candidates

The next step could take you on a life-changing journey. Share a copy of your resume and arrange a confidential discussion with one of our consultants to discuss potential opportunities today.

Submit a Resume