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Who are we?

Get to know headcount AG – your life science recruitment agency for the Pharma, Biotech, Medical Devices and Digital Health industries.

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About headcount AG

headcount sources the brightest talent in life science.


At headcount, we place people at the heart of everything we do to create the best possible recruitment experience for our clients, candidates and employees.


We want to become the most respected life science recruitment agency in Switzerland for individuals seeking fulfilling careers in Pharma, Biotech, or Medical Devices and Digital Health.


Our purpose is to help those who help others by providing businesses in the Pharma, Biotech, Medical Devices, and Digital Health industries with exceptional leaders.
Unique approach

We coach our candidates and clients by collecting feedback from the market and fostering open and honest communication. Our aim is to help them enhance their position as an employer or assist them in obtaining their dream job.

our values

We do recruitment better


Commitment, curiosity, and authenticity form the DNA of headcount. These values underpin everything we do, propelling us forward as we embark on collaborative journeys, embrace new knowledge, and foster authentic connections. Welcome to headcount, where our DNA drives us to make a difference in you.



As a candidate or client, you can count on headcount to be committed to your cause. We feel a strong sense of obligation to do right by you and to always deliver on our promises.



The headcount team are scientists at their core, which means we are always on a quest for knowledge, and we stay curious about the world and people we encounter. Hypothesising and testing ideas is just what we do.



headcount believes in forming genuine, authentic connections, and in being open and transparent. You can trust us to never sugar-coat the truth, and to do what’s right – not what’s easiest.

For me, it is all about development and seeing people grow. It is the thing that inspires me the most.

Maurice Thornton

Managing Director

Staffing solutions for all your needs

We know that life science companies have a broad and varying range of roles to be filled. That’s why we source talent who can enrich every area of your business – from marketing experts to legal counsel to product development engineers.

our teams

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For businesses searching for permanent employees to help teams and departments grow.
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Rapid and precise research for temporary employees to businesses in the life sciences industries.
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Creating a smooth and enjoyable recruitment experience for our clients, candidates, and employees.
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Support your employee lifecycle and develop your company’s people strategy to reach your business goals.
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meet the headcount AG team

The many faces of our company

Talent Acquisition Manager

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Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

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Intelligence & Technology Specialist

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Digital, Marketing and Communication Manager

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