About us

OUR MISSION
Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment has been providing a reputable recruitment service to the Biopharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research, Medical Device, Food and Healthcare industries for over 15 years.
Our strategic focus has always been to grow the business in a way which has ensured the quality of our service has never been compromised. In 2005 Thornshaw was acquired by Cpl Resources, one of Europe’s most successful recruitment companies.
With an established track record in scientific recruitment and consultants with many years of science recruitment experience, we understand the biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceutical and scientific sectors. As industry experts we can partner with you as your Scientific, Life Sciences & Technical recruitment agency of choice.
As a specialised Scientific agency, we have dedicated Consultants who focus on Science, Life Sciences & Technical recruitment. We use our specialist recruitment expertise, our industry knowledge, our Scientific connections and our trusted relationships to place science candidates into scientific and healthcare-related positions.

We are recognised within the industry for our comprehensive and flexible approach to recruitment.

We get it - we come from industry and this shows in our knowledge, our understanding and our ability to source the right people for the best jobs every time.

As a specialist science recruitment company, we don’t just work with our clients, we connect with them and understand the process from beginning to end. Whether working with vacancies in pioneering research or developing a ground-breaking product, we provide exceptional service always. Our aim is to deliver solutions that have a positive impact on our candidates & clients.
We have spent over 15 years building strong relationships with several of the top 10 global pharma companies and with many Irish indigenous companies. We are extremely proud of the fact that every client we have worked with has come back to us as their preferred recruitment partner.

What People Say About Us

I have been working with Thornshaw for quite some time now – they have been highly professional, extremely helpful and very efficient. The team are also a pleasure to work with, which makes it easier for everyone involved!

Angel, Leo Pharmaceuticals, Dublin

Thornshaw are strong professional partners working with Aspen to develop and retain world-class teams at our global centre in City West.  Linda and Tina are experts in their technical areas and have sourced great candidates for Aspen over the past few years.

Ciara Byrnes, HR Manager, Aspen Pharma Trading Limited

We have worked with Deirdre and the team in Thornshaw Recruitment for over 10 years.  They fully understand our business and have consistently provided us with excellent support in our recruitment needs.  They offer a very professional and efficient service.

Aoife McNally, HR Manager, Diasorin