Recruitment Solutions and Scientific Jobs in Switzerland

NES Fircroft is a key staffing provider to Zurich’s Life Science industry

Switzerland Recruitment Local Jobs

NES Fircroft has been operational in Switzerland for more than 3 years. As a major hub for the Life Science industry, we are supporting companies in Switzerland across the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices industries with their workforce needs for many key healthcare projects.

Switzerland Recruitment

Recruitment Expertise in Switzerland

Our teams are English and German speaking and our office location in Zurich supports businesses working across the country whether they’re in Basel, Zurich, Solothurn, Bern, Vaud, or Geneva.

We have strong industry connections with the local Swiss scientific market and have successfully delivered staffing solutions for permanent and contract hiring for many CAPEX and OPEX projects. Our reliable delivery is based on a well-established network of sourcing channels that permeate Switzerland and beyond, across the entire European continent.

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Unrivalled candidate reach

When enlisting the services of NES Fircroft you can expect global quality systems delivered on a local level. The collaboration of our recruiters and dedicated assignment support teams combine with our unrivalled candidate reach mean that we can expedite talent rapidly and ensure your project remains on track. Our Life Science recruitment function makes over 3,500 placements per year, and we have contractor numbers in double digits with some of the biggest names in the market.

Basel is home to more than 30,000 experts in a number of different Scientific fields. In such a competitive talent landscape, you need to partner with a recruitment provider that offers unrivalled candidate reach and competent, fast hiring processes. Our industry accreditations mean you can rest assured that your staffing needs are in good hands.

Our discipline-specific recruiters are experts in their industries and offer cultivated, ever-growing talent pools. Our consultants consistently engage talent in leadership and specialist roles across all areas of the Life Science industry, and through working in niche verticals, we maintain a network of contacts and relationships with passive job seekers, enabling your company to thrive in this competitive landscape. Our talent pool embodies personnel from all levels of experience - from Junior, Senior and Executive, up to Directors and Officers.


Our Switzerland entity is recognised and licensed by SECO

NES Fircroft’s Swiss entity is SECO (State Secretariat for Economic Affairs) licensed to provide temporary and permanent staffing services in-country for both Swiss and non-Swiss nationals. Based in Zurich, our operational team and payroll team have additional support from our European HQ in the UK. Our license holder has held SECO licenses for 10 years, is known to authorities, and has maintained clean compliance records throughout this time. We are also certified members of SwissStaffing, meaning we are committed to, and audited by the highest Quality Standards in Switzerland.

We place technical specialists in a huge range of roles and sectors including, but not limited to:

  • Biometrics
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Health
  • Commercial & Sales
  • Diagnostics
  • Digital Health
  • Manufacturing & Tech Ops
  • Medical Devices
  • Quality Assurance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Scientific
  • Specialty Pharmaceuticals / Pharmaceuticals

We’ll help you find your next scientific job in Switzerland

There are an estimated 2,300 Life Science companies based in Switzerland, that are responsible for a long history of innovation, research, development and production of life-changing medicines and medical devices. With an unparalleled concentration of Life Science jobs, Switzerland has earned a reputation as a leading location worldwide with many global corporations forming an ever-developing Life Science cluster. Basel in particular is regarded a global leader in the sector, meaning there are ample opportunities for technical candidates seeking jobs across the Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and Medical Devices industries. 

NES Fircroft has a dedicated Life Science office in Zürich and holds recruitment agreements with many of the area’s leading healthcare companies.

If you are looking to enhance your Life Science career in Switzerland, we are best placed to help you take the next steps. 

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