Elevate expertise. Energize progress.

Specialist Staffing Group is the STEM-specialist talent partner that connects sought-after specialists in life sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics with dynamic organizations across the world. We are the number one destination for talent in the best STEM markets: these are today’s unsung heroes who positively shape the future. Now we’re helping them shape their own futures.

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Igniting careers

Operating through a global house of specialist recruitment brands, our consultants understand your needs, matching sought-after skills with dynamic organizations, game-changers with change-makers. Supercharging the careers of highly skilled people is at the core of our mission, helping them do the work they aspire to do - contract or permanent.

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Building the future

By challenging experts with unexpected roles that match their goals, we push boundaries and spark possibilities. As the global STEM-specialist talent partner we use our network of experts to help organizations innovate and grow while adapting to new ways of working. 

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Find your next role

Discover life-changing jobs in engineering, life sciences, and technology with game-changing organizations around the world. 

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Seek sought-after specialists

Draw on our global network to recruit the best professionals and find the skills you need tomorrow, today.

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Join our global team

Impact people’s lives by finding them rewarding roles, guiding them to explore new opportunities and changing lives for the better.

Awards and accolades

Britain's Most Admired Companies 2021, Winner of the Support Services category

Top Employer, Mittelstand Germany 2022

Best Place to Work, Japon, Great Place to Work Institute

Candidate Experience Award, Tiara Recruitment Awards 2021

Sustainable Recruitment Agency of the Year, Recruiter Awards 2020

FTSE4Good, Member since 2020

Think, Act, Report, Gender Equality at Work

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06 September 2022

Increasing Latino representation in STEM

Leveling the playing field for underrepresented communities in STEM.

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21 July 2022

The rise of the contractor

With unemployment at a low and many companies open to new and unconventional working practices, contracting, and how it’s delivered, is o...

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13 July 2022

STEM professionals want planned-in career development

STEM professionals don’t just want a job they expect employers to offer them opportunities that help develop their careers

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12 July 2022

A brighter future beckons for women in STEM

How do we keep the momentum going to support more women in their pursuit of a career in STEM?

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08 July 2022

Money is talking

Salary and benefits are the top consideration for candidates when looking for a job and they can afford to play hardball

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07 July 2022

Now it’s time for employers in STEM to be flexible

To attract the best, most diverse talent, employers must embrace a flexible approach

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Salary and benefits are still the top priority for STEM candidates

Companies who delay in recognizing market value of sought-after specialists risk losing them to a better considered offer.

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08 March 2022

Break the bias: how we can empower more women in STEM

Women in Tech founder discusses how bias against women in STEM fields can be countered by increasing levels of female participation.

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13 January 2022

Placing specialist life science skills with a global leader in Covid-19 vaccine development

Seeking people with extensive experience for roles that were essential for the development and delivery of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Latest news from Specialist Staffing Group

15 November 2022

Specialist Staffing Group's Sunny Ackerman and Karima Green Named on SIA’s Global Power 150 Women in Staffing List

The award highlights women who have made significant contributions to their companies and the staffing ecosystem.

20 October 2022

Timo Lehne, CEO, has been named on SIA’s Staffing 100 Europe list

Timo Lehne, CEO, has been named on SIA’s Staffing 100 Europe list

28 April 2022

Timo Lehne appointed CEO

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Timo Lehne as permanent Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

07 March 2022

Sunny Ackerman is named one of North America's 100 most influential leaders in staffing

President of Specialist Staffing Group has been recognised on the Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 North America list for 2...

01 March 2022

2021 Annual Report: Discover how the Group is delivering STEM talent

Read how the Group is connecting sought-after STEM specialists with pioneering global companies in our 2021 Annual Report and TCFD statem...

31 January 2022

Group appoints new Chief Technology and Information Officer

Nick Folkes takes on role of Chief Technology and Information Officer, having been in the role as an interim since October 2021.

31 January 2022

Group posts record profits with performance up 111% year-on-year

Full-year results for the year ended 30 November 2021 show profit before tax of £60m.

28 January 2022

Group ranks top in Support Services sector in Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2021

Study published by Management Today puts Group first in eight of the 13 key criteria.

24 January 2022

Group named ‘Top Employer’ in Germany for a ninth consecutive year

Top Employer Institute recognises our approach to creating a positive culture and supporting colleagues.