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Life Sciences

The workforce is the beating heart of Scotland’s life sciences sector. It’s the people that propels our life sciences and biotechnology community into the global market, making Scotland one of the world class leaders in the industry.

Scotland currently has the highest amount of emerging life sciences startups from across the UK. With its thriving biocluster, it is home to both innovation and emerging opportunities.

This makes life sciences a key growth industry, accounting for over half of Scottish University research funding and employing over 35,000 people. The sector has greatly increased its economic contribution over the years, and through job creation we are committed to helping the life sciences industry realise its ambition.


Life Sciences Recruitment

We keep our finger on the pulse of the ever developing life sciences recruitment sector. We’ve been supporting the industry’s growth since 2003.

From startups to large organisations; we connect the best people with successful employers.

We act as the bond between our clients and candidates, matching exceptional talent with emerging and world-class businesses.

We’re proud to be regarded as one of the most respected life sciences recruitment specialists in Scotland. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Biotechnology
  • Production and Manufacturing
  • Microbiology Scientists
  • Crytosporidium Scientists
  • Analysis
  • Genealogy
  • Lab Operations
  • Quality Engineers
  • Commercial roles
  • Executive appointments

Our recruitment consultants provide up to date expert knowledge as the industry continues to evolve. We support scale throughout each of the growth stages across permanent, temporary, contract and executive appointments.

We’ve already helped many life sciences businesses to succeed with the right talent. We know we can help you too. Let’s talk.


Ian Grant


After qualifying in Building Surveying in 1991, Ian worked with a construction company as a Contracts Surveyor, supplying UK wide sub-contract services, prior to moving into a recruitment consultancy role. With a recruitment career spanning almost two decades, Ian has held managerial responsibility across a range of sectors including Engineering and Manufacturing, Scientific, IT and Supply Chain and brings a wealth of experience to Eden Scott’s Glasgow business and a focus on building fee income and the company brand across professional services and high tech markets.

0141 410 1005 | 07584676007

Amanda Tam

Senior Consultant

Amanda began her recruitment career in 2013 and her expertise lies in recruitment within the scientific sector, which involves working with candidates and clients from biopharma, biotech and life science sectors. She also has global recruitment experience which includes covering UK, US, EMEA and APAC.

0141 410 1009 | 07515893411

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