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Our functional coverage

We have specialist teams who can support across the following areas within Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Technology and Consumer Health:

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Central Functions & HR
Market Research & Business Intelligence
Market Access & HEOR
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Medical Education & Communications
Medical Devices
Regulatory Affairs
Quality Assurance
Clinical Research
Advertising & PR
Medical Affairs
Supply Chain & Procurement
Medical & PV
R&D & Scientific

Why Choose Carrot?

Carrot Recruitment was established in 2006 by Pharmaceutical industry professionals. We operate across all functional areas within the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Technology and Consumer Health industries. We partner with an impressive array of clients, from blue-chip Pharma and Biotech firms, through to a large variety of more boutique specialist consultancies in the UK, Europe and North America.

We support these clients with permanent and contract recruitment solutions whilst also offering a range of bespoke consultancy services to assist them in optimising their attraction and recruitment strategies. 

In May 2023, Carrot Recruitment proudly became part of Compass Recruitment Solutions. CRS is a multi-award-winning and independently owned specialist recruitment consultancy focussed on companies and investors across the health, care, education, and life sciences markets.


Our expertise runs through the entire product lifecycle where we cover both permanent and contract roles across the UK, Europe and North America. Our Consultants are each highly specialised in their own functional areas. They will take the time to understand you, your skills, experiences and what it is you’re looking for in your next role, so that they can work effectively on your behalf to find your next exciting opportunity.

Candidates have voted us as ‘world-class’ in customer service, so you can be confident of receiving a very friendly and supportive service. You’ll be fully supported through the entire application and interview process as we try to achieve the very best outcome for you. All the while you can rest assured that we operate professionally and confidentially on your behalf.

The services we offer to our candidates are completely free, so do get in touch today to find out how we can help you find your next job. Just drop us an email to enquiries@carrotpharma.co.uk, call us on 01625 541 030 or browse our vacancies and apply. We very much look forward to hearing from you.

Our cross-functional expertise within the Pharma and Life Sciences industries covers the entire product lifecycle. With dedicated Consultant teams operating within each function, we can offer you a very knowledgeable service for any permanent or contract requirements that you may have.

Our database of registered candidates is extensive, as are our Consultant networks across all functional areas. Our reach across LinkedIn Recruiter and other social media channels is impressive and our dedicated in-house Marketing team use creative and innovative approaches to attract the best talent to your roles. Thus we are extremely well positioned to access a large pool of both active and passive candidates whom we can quickly engage on your behalf.

In addition to our recruitment services, we also offer added value consultancy services to our clients via our range of Market Insights. Utilising primary and secondary market research methods, we can offer strong insights relating to any aspect of the entire attraction and recruitment process. These solutions are entirely bespoke to your needs and will deliver full reports of the research conducted, offering clear conclusions and strategic recommendations to help improve your attraction and retention methods moving forward. For more information please contact Martin Anderson on 01625 541 032.

Our Google rating is: 4.9 Voted world class

"Carrot Recruitment really helped me to find and secure my new role.I found them very engaging and communicative. My consultant took the time to get to know me and really understood what I was looking for. They took all my requests and requirements onboard and found me a wonderful new role."



Our leadership team has over 60 years' combined experience working within recruitment - the majority of which has been spent specialising within Pharma and the Life Sciences. 

Get in touch today to find out how they can support you with your recruitment needs. 

Martin Anderson

Martin is one of the Founder/Directors and oversees the company's operations. 

Debbie Anderson

Debbie is one of the Founder/Directors and leads business development, growth and finance.

Louise Lavelle

Louise is Associate Director and leads our Healthcare Communicates team, supporting clients in the UK, Europe and North America

Matt Goldrick

Matt is Associate Director and leads our Market Research and Market Access/HEOR teams supporting clients in UK & Europe

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