Director, Search – STEM Portfolio
Jacob joined SRG after gaining eight years’ technical recruitment experience. Working primarily within the Life Science sector, Jacob also has experience working across both Engineering and Technology.
Initially joining SRG within the strategic sales team, Jacob’s passion for technical search and his experience managing global recruitment means he now heads up Search by SRG, and is Director, Search – STEM Portfolio. Jacob is passionate about partnering with clients to ensure that there is unity. Heading up Search, Jacob is still very much hands on. He recognises the importance of ensuring that the right people are in the right jobs to increase productivity, diversity of thought and ultimately the success of our clients.
Outside of executive search, Jacob can also be heard discussing all things work-related on our Think Bigger Series podcast.
Specialist Areas: Medical & Clinical Development
Vlad specialises in finding Medical Experts and PhD qualified candidates for Medical Affairs, Clinical Development and Pharmacovigilance domains Internationally.
His academic background in social psychology and business enables him to build a deeper understanding of his audiences needs and wants, and to build flourishing relations within his network. He is very mission oriented in his approach with strong perseverance ability that is required for achieving expected outcomes on niche and senior roles. Vlad puts great emphasis on high quality matches between candidates and roles, with consistently positive feedback from hiring managers regarding the quality of candidates he finds and his input in managing the hiring process.
The typical roles Vlad recruits include; Medical Director, Medical Affairs Lead, Chief Medical Officer, Head of Medical Affairs, Medical Advisor/Manager, Head of Clinical Science, Clinical Lead, Clinical Study Physician, Drug Safety Physician, QPPV and Pharmacovigilance Scientists.
Specialist Areas: Scientific, Technical and Operations
A graduate in Genetics, working initially as a bench scientist before progressing through various managerial levels. Keith has operated at Senior Management level within the scientific industry across technical operations, staff and customer management, and operational compliance with ISO17025/ISO9001.
With over 8 years of recruitment experience, Keith works in close collaboration with multiple clients to deliver recruitment projects and solutions across the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Chemicals and Medical Device industries.
Operating as Principal Consultant within the Search Division, Keith will act as Project Manager. Keith will agree project requirements for this project and manage on an ongoing basis. Acting as main point of contact, managing timelines and client interactions, Keith will ensure overall project delivery coupled with valuable market data supporting key decisions.
Specialist Areas: Scientific, Technical and Operations
Hannah has spent the last 7 years working specifically in an executive search capacity delivering to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries with roles from Director, VP levels and upwards. Initially with a Biochemistry background, Hannah spent time within boutique executive search firms before delivering senior recruitment across a number of work areas with GSK. She has delivered a diverse range of research projects across the full range of the product lifecycle across early discovery, development and manufacturing including c-suite roles.
As Principal Researcher within the Search Division, Hannah will focus solely on the candidate arm of the project. Hannah will conduct all market mapping activities, candidate identification and engagement. Hannah will hold multiple discussions to introduce the opportunity and assess candidates against the role and company on both a technical and cultural fit, making recommendations based on market intelligence.
Specialist Areas: AI, Machine Learning, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology
Janne is a business graduate who began her recruitment career back in 2000 and has worked across the Life Science, Engineering and IT markets. Outside of work Janne developed an interest in ethics in artificial intelligence which led her to her current market.
Janne is experienced in placing specialists from graduates to C Suite with candidate and client experience as her number one priority and she is passionate about the perfect marriage for each role.
A member of Women In AI #WAI Janne attends international webinars within this network, networking with some of the brightest minds in AI.
Acting as main point of contact and managing client relationships for the project, Janne will also assess all candidates through formal skype interviews against both core skill and personality areas and will provide her continuous consultative support to all parties during the search project.
Specialist Areas: Commercial, Manufacturing, Clinical Development
Caroline is an experienced Executive Search Researcher with over 15 years spent in both boutique and large recruitment businesses. Having worked across a wide range of industries throughout her career, Caroline has most recently focused on senior appointments within the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences industry. Roles have ranged from Commercial appointments, Manufacturing and Operations, through to Clinical Development and Medical.
Holding global experience, with specific expertise in the US and EMEA regions. Caroline is particularly skilled in liaising with clients to match top talent to their business needs in an efficient, and detail orientated manner.