Real Life Sciences is your partner in recruiting top talent in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Devices industries in Japan. 

Whether you are setting up a new division or recruiting for an existing team, our specialist consultants can help you find the right talent. With our global network and in-depth knowledge of the local Japanese market, we have access to candidates at the forefront of the life science industry.

One of our strengths as a specialist recruitment agency is our understanding of the detailed and complex requirements of each niche market in the life sciences sector. Learn more about the areas we cover from here.

By getting to know your business in greater detail, we can help you find the best solutions to grow your company and your team. If you have position openings or other recruitment needs, feel free to contact us.

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Whether you’re a professional looking for a job or a business seeking highly skilled talent, the team at Real are here for you.

Our approach

Thorough understanding of your needs

Our consultants are experts in recruiting for niche areas and positions within the market. This allows us to thoroughly understand the candidate profile your organisation is looking for from many angles including the qualifications, experience, technical and soft skills, and cultural fit. By understanding your business and needs, we are able to help find the right talent who will play a crucial role in your company's growth.

Extensive knowledge of the industry

Many of our consultants have recruited in or worked for companies in the life science field, and have a thorough understanding of the expertise and detailed needs of each area of responsibility. Our approach is not that of a generalist, but that of a specialist with a deep understanding of the issues involved in recruiting in each field, and we are able to provide the best solution for you.

Local team with global network

As a global company operating in many countries, Real Life Sciences has strong relationships with clients across the globe as well as an extensive candidate database. While we have a particular strength in recruiting bilingual professionals, we also understand the unique challenges of the Japanese market to ensure a smooth recruitment process.

Long-lasting partnership

Many of our partner clients are repeat customers, and choose Real Life Sciences as a long-term recruitment partner for their corporate growth. 


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Our specialisms

Pharma & Biotech 

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Medical Devices

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