Strategic Growth

We love helping SME biotechnology and device companies to grow fast, the right way. In fact, we like nothing better than advising, building and developing a team for something new and exciting. If that’s what you need, we’d love to talk with you.

Strategic Growth For Hiring

Business Transformation through Partnership

Rather than providing a ‘one time only’ solution, you’ll get the best results when we work together as true strategic partners. This approach has many benefits to you, one being that if you need multiple hires we’re able to offer you flexible and inviting pricing.

Business Transformation through Strategic Support

If you need strategic support to navigate the European or US landscape, while also securing the best possible talent in your market, we can help. Through our proven Business Transformation Campaigns we can guide you effectively through the process and even provide you with 3rd party vendor support, entity registration and interims while you register your new offices.
Alternatively, if you have a product nearing phase III and need to hire a support and/or commercial and medical team quickly, get in touch with us today. We have vast experience delivering such briefs on time and within budget.

Business Transformation through experience

If you have a need to hire quickly you’ll want to talk to recruiters who know and understand your industry, who appreciate the type of candidates you need and who have a track record of delivering on even the most challenging of briefs.
Skills Alliance offers a bespoke solution designed to assist fast growing biotechnology & technology companies in securing the best possible executive staff for their business.

For example, you may be looking to hire:
A senior management team:

You’re a new, innovative biotechnology or device company with a need to quickly develop your initial management structure to help prepare the market for your first launch

An R&D team:

You need to develop a new, novel compound, fast

A commercial launch team:

You have a new product launch and need a team to deliver a successful launch at a global, national or regional level

Project teams:

Do you have an upcoming FDA inspection and find yourself with a pressing need for QA/validation people?

Do you need a team of Clinical operations professionals for a new trial?

Do you need a team of biostatisticians or PV people for a specific project?

Do you need 25 MSL’s or sales professionals for an imminent new drug launch?

Whatever your requirement, the Skills Alliance team are the experts in working in and delivering on Strategic Growth Hiring projects.

example of a Strategic Growth Hire Project
Niche US biopharmaceutical company


To recruit a multi-disciplinary team of therapeutic specialists to drive the European market launch of a rare disease product.

Recruit industry experts in Clinical Operations, Medical Affairs, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs.

To identify, assess and secure talent at Manager, Director and VP level in 10 European countries (UK, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy).

Our solutions:
  1. Create a European brand and marketing strategy to position an unknown US organisation
  2. Dedicated team assigned to Client
  3. Full Talent Mapping of ~2000 people

42 Skills Alliance supported hires made within a 12 month period ahead of successful product launch.

Would you like a result like this?

Contact us today to discuss how we can help with your next C-Suite search.


Skills Alliance can provide you with a bespoke candidate Search & Selection, combining our unique sector expertise with a tried and tested search methodology.

The Skills Alliance process has been refined to ensure full market coverage whilst simultaneously allowing you a step-by-step understanding and oversight of the process.

example of a Professional Search
Leading Global biotechnology company


To identify via internal and external benchmarking a suitably skilled and culturally aligned candidate to undertake a high profile directorship role within a fast-paced, commercially driven environment.

Our solutions:
  1. To perform independent and impartial assessment of both internal and external candidates, and provide subsequent advice and recommendations, ahead of the new senior leadership appointment.
  2. To employ a comprehensive candidate analysis, including bespoke competency assessment and character profiling in addition to traditional interviewing techniques.
  3. To produce individual reports, incorporating in-depth analysis and constructive feedback.

Full, unbiased assessment of all internal and external applicants completed at client-site. Resulting candidate reports used by the senior leadership team to make a rapid, informed, and reasoned decision on the senior appointment.