MedTech Recruitment

Placing the tech in MedTech. Our transferable technology recruitment experience has proved valuable to companies working across Medtech, Biotech and Healthtech with a desire to harness the contacts and knowledge of an engineering-led hiring Consultancy able to tap into connections, candidate assessment and deliver time saving expertise. 

Businesses working in the Cleantech, Cyber Security and AI and Data Analytics sectors have traditionally made similar decisions to partner with RWA for their technology recruitment.

For Data Scientists, Back End Developers, DevOps, Deep Learning Researchers, PhD level Research Engineers…these are IT specialists we recruit 7 days a week! It is all we do!

Our aim is for a job offer for every 2 candidates shortlisted. 

Taking care of tech recruitment within Medtech and Biotech.

MedTech Careers

A strong growth in market interest in medical technology (Med Tech), biotechnology (Biotech), healthcare technology (Healthtech) and Digital Health companies - driven by an ageing population, a global pandemic and increased healthcare spending - has seen the UK companies in London, Oxford and Cambridge, leading the way in the development of:

  • medical devices

  • diagnostics and monitoring software

  • digital health tech

  • pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies

  • healthtech startups

  • medtech startups

This trend has seen Med Tech and Biotech companies latch on to RWA’s 30+ year track record in software engineering / IT recruitment, twinned with our sector expertise in AI; Data analytics and with startups and scaleups.

We partner with award winning technology-led companies to recruit for jobs based in London, Oxford, Cambridge, the high-tech M3, M4 corridor, as well as part and fully working from home across different countries and time zones.

MedTech Recruitment Testimonials

Multinationals: Working with a Specialist Technology Recruiter

Global technology companies including Avaya, McAfee Corp, BT Group Plc, Sophos Group Plc, amongst others, partner with Richard Wheeler Associates on specialist hiring projects that complement their main hiring practices. 

Employing thousands of people (nearly 1M at BT) across different continents and time zones, often with headquarters or key decision makers located in the US - why do these multinational tech giants choose to partner with a specialist tech recruiter?

M4 Corridor Digital Tech Clusters Lead The Way Outside London

Tech Nation has identified 30 major tech clusters in the UK with the Reading and Bracknell cluster named as the largest cluster of digital businesses outside London.

The Reading tech cluster is one of many on the M4 corridor, which stretches from Heathrow to Bath and Bristol – passing through Slough, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Reading, Newbury and Swindon.

It is home to a large number of high tech companies has one of the largest digital tech workforces and some of the highest salaries in the country. 

Rock-Star Software Engineers: Worth Their Weight in Gold?

Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings, has described his hiring rules as following the ‘rock-star principle’: paying a significantly higher salary to hire one rock-star software engineer, than hiring 10 less outstanding engineers.

Hastings says: “In the first few years of Netflix, we were growing fast and needed to hire more software engineers. With my new understanding that high talent density would be the engine of our success, we focused on finding the top performers in the market.

Increase Your Hiring Success - Employee Value Proposition

Pitching your tech start-up to the exceptionally high calibre Software Developers and wider IT talent you’re keen to onboard requires a whole raft of elements. Here we discuss several of these.

The Employee Value Proposition is an important element in an employer’s overall recruitment and retention strategy and involves learning what your current employees enjoy about your company and what candidates want in their ideal workplace.

Tightening Jobs Market - Winter 2021

On the back of another record high of $15bn VC investment in the UK tech sector in 2020, the majority of UK tech companies have not changed their growth plans post pandemic and urgently need to recruit highly skilled staff. 

The shortage of tech talent has been well documented with a recent report revealing 69% of UK business owners are experiencing a digital skills shortfall.

This has led to the tightest UK labour market for over 4 decades with fewer candidates for every vacancy advertised.

Making Job Offers IT Candidates Can’t Refuse

So, you’ve found the perfect Java Developer, Technical Architect or Big Data Analyst, and the candidate has sailed through the interview process. It may feel like the hiring process is over, the critical role has been filled and you can focus elsewhere. But the timing and approach (rights vs wrongs) to extending the job offer is crucial, particularly in a highly competitive IT jobs market.

UK IT Jobs Market Review

For those tech companies on a mission to find top software engineers, developers, data scientists or Board level executives right now, a lot of factors are in play that are making this extremely tough (something of an understatement). 

If you already have recent, direct, experience of this you will have found job postings plus wider recruitment activities returning few suitable applicants; stiff competition for the attention of top flight candidates; salaries that are several levels beyond those being paid pre-Covid.

Here are some of the factors that have led to this: 

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