About Real Life Sciences

Real Life Sciences is a recruitment agency specialising in the healthcare and life sciences sectors in Japan. We connect leading companies looking for skilled talent and professionals who are considering job change within the life science industry. As your go-to recruitment agency and headhunter, we leverage our global candidate database that has more than 1 million professionals as well as our local network and communities that we proactively engage in here in Tokyo. As your dedicated career consultant, we help you find a job that leads you to achieve your career goal. 

Real Life Sciences is part of SThree PLC, the leading global specialist STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) recruitment company. SThree is made up of a group of specialist recruitment brands, including Real Life Sciences. Together, these brands are united by one common purpose; bringing skilled people together to build the future. Please read below for more about SThree.

SThree group is a listed company headquartered in the United Kingdom. As the only global pure-play STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) specialist recruitment company, SThree is helping to cultivate and develop the very best talent through the strength of our niche communities. We operate in 15 countries with more than 40 offices and 2,600 employees worldwide. In Asia, we have offices Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong.

We aim to have a positive and inclusive workplace where everyone's opinion and value. This is underpinned by our operating principles - Build Trust, Care then Act, Be Clean and Aim High.

Please visit SThree.com
 for details.

SThree Japan office was launched in Tokyo in 2015 and we have been on a rapid growth since then. We have been awarded both as an exceptional recruitment agency and a great employer including;

  • Best Large Company to Work For (2021)
  • Best company by Great Place to Work Institution (2018 and 2020)
  • Growth Company of the year by Recruitment International (2019)
  • Best CSR Initiative by Recruitment International (2019)
  • Best IT & Technology Recruitment Company by Recruitment International (2018)
  • Best Healthcare by Recruitment International by Recruitment International (2018 and 2021)
  • Finalist in a British Business Award by British Chamber Commerce of Japan (2017)




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Company details

Registered company name SThree K.K.
Registered company name 8010001147559
Recruitment License number 13 - ユ - 305733
Date of the license issued  January 1st, 2013
Office address

Kabukiza Tower 9F, 4-12-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 104-0061

Managing Director Christopher Reilly
Number of employees 100 (As of April 2022)
Business type Staffing 

Rules of conducting our business (in Japanese) / Clarification on types of jobs we cover (in Japanese)


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