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Here at Adaptive Life Science we provide specialised recruitment services to the Life Science sector, covering the Medical Device, Diagnostic and BioTech industries globally.

Are you looking to move on to new professional challenges?

You can rely on our specialized consulting experience, market knowledge and strong network: all completely free for candidates. We support you every step of the way in finding your dream job, including CV application advice, consultation on salaries, personalised interview preparation, introduction to positions, and negotiating the optimum package. The key element is consultation, and being a secure partner and source of advice during the recruitment process, taking the stress out of the process for you, and working to your time-frame and around your schedule.

Who do we work with?

From MedTech start-ups with multi-millions in investment to the top 10 global players with 10,000+ employees.
We partner with companies and candidates from early-stage start-ups planning for CE-marking to the Top 10 global manufacturers distributing globally, offering you versatility and an open view of the German market in all therapeutic areas.

Why should we be chosen as your recruitment partner?

We understand our clients from a 360 perspective and offer full visibility of the company and share this with our candidate partners. We have close contact not only with the HR department to understand the benefits, working culture and development, but also with the senior decision makers and hiring managers to appreciate the position, team structure and tasks.

Our Areas Of Expertise

Our Areas Of Expertise

Latest Vacancies

Regulatory Affairs Specialist Are you passionate about bringing safe and effective medical devices to market with speed and agility? My client, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of cutting-edge mobility devices is seeking a promising Regulatory Affairs Specialist to join their European team. Ready to put your skills to work? Your Tasks: Implement quality system components focused on regulatory compliance with MDR 2017/745, ISO 13485 and ISO 14971 Manage projects and activities for the improvement of products and processes from a regulatory standpoint Monitor and ensure the compliance of regulatory requirements (Europe, Switzerland & UK) Manage CAPA system, track recalls and FSCAs Participate in risk assessment activities such as UFMEA Collaborate with the Quality Director Europe to ensure documentation is compliant Assist in liability claim investigation and document collection Your profile: Fluent in English and at least intermediate knowledge of German 2+ years professional experience in regulatory affairs or quality management relating to medical devices Thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements (e.g. MDR, ISO 13485 & ISO 14971) Computer proficiency with MS Office Strong communication skills, good organizational skills, analytical thinking and a high level of reliability Please apply with your CV or contact Vivien Zsuzsanna Urban for further details on this opportunity and additional vacancies in R&D, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Management. +49 30 16639819 #LI-VU1
70,000 - 90,000EUR + bonus + company car
Finance Manager Our client, a leading manufacturer near Paris, is currently looking for a Finance Manager to strengthen their team and lead financial reporting activities. The role includes overseeing a skilled finance team and implementing strategies to optimize cash flow, ensuring financial efficiency and sustainability. Key tasks: Lead financial reporting ensuring adherence to group-wide accounting policies. Manage and mentor a finance team and optimize cash position. Support statutory tax and financial reports. Oversee Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Fixed Asset Ledgers with high accuracy. Manage site cost accounting system, including standard cost roll, cost analysis, and material usage variances. Collaborate with Corporate Finance to evaluate and implement accounting policies. Improve finance processes for efficiency gains and value addition. Lead annual budgeting, 3-year planning, and monthly P&L forecast processes. Coordinate external audits, statutory reporting, and Corporation Tax returns. What is required: MA, MSc, or MBA in Business Management. 7+ years of relevant experience in finance/accounting within global manufacturing. Proven ability to meet tight reporting deadlines. Positive attitude, team player, and a proactive learner. Supervisory experience and familiarity with multi-currency transactions in a global setting. Fluent English and French both spoken and written. Willingness to travel to various European sites. Effectively collaborates with cross-functional teams. If you're interested in this position, please contact Dominika Wyrwinska for more details. #LI-DW1
Our client is a global respiratory diagnostics leader and is currently looking for a Senior Specialist HR Payroll. Job Summary: • Operational payroll standards and processes have to be kept on high professional level to ensure positive stakeholder experience • Responsible for accuracy of payroll data, and researches data integrity issues. • Serve as the primary point of contact for employee payroll questions. • Responsible for ensuring a smooth and professional payroll process in order to satisfy the customers needs in line with Vyaire processes • First contact point for managers and employees for payroll related questions • Support returning HR processes • Member of the Global Payroll Team as well as working closely with the members on the objectives Required Qualifications: Education: Completed apprenticeship Further training in HR (payroll specialist) preferred Fluent German and English speaker Minimum of 5 years of German payroll experience - Experience with external payroll providers Knowledge: Profound current knowledge of german payroll processes as well as tax and social security law and retirement funds Knowledge of a common payroll programme (preferably Sage) Good problem-solving abilities, strong understanding of numbers and analytical skills High level of customer orientation, sense of responsibility and initiative Hands-on experience with Office 365 package ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Independent and autonomous preparation of payroll accounting including all preparatory and follow-up activities, Independent execution of the monthly payroll including transmission of the data to the social security institutions, tax office and financial accounting Clarification and evaluation of payroll tax and social security issues Comprehensive recording and maintenance of personnel master data Taking care of absences, especially maternity leave, parental leave, illness, including communication with health insurance companies . Maintenance and monitoring of absences including certification to health insurance companies Social security assessment of special employments (e.g. interns, students, mini[1]jobbers, partial retirement) Preparation and follow-up, monitoring and administrative implementation of special employment relationships (in particular maternity/parental leave and partial retirement) including insurance coverage Executing of capital-forming benefits, direct insurance, deferred compensation and retirement provisions Processing of enquiries from social security institutions, the tax authorities and other authorities and institutions Support with necessary monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting including preparation and reconciliation of data for and with accounting (salary postings, personnel provisions, etc.) Coordination, supervision, pre and post processing of internal and external audits by auditors, tax authorities and social security institutions Close cooperation with the local personnel departments of our internal client companies as well as interface with local financial accounting departments Continuous further development of payroll-relevant processes Please apply with your CV or contact Sanela Hasanovic for further details on this opportunity: Sanela Hasanovic +4915123483158  Mobile #LI-SH2 #LI-Hybrid
Freelance IVDR Expert Our client is a globally leading manufacturer of IVDs, looking for 12+ months of support for IVDR readiness and audits.  Topics to cover: Definition, support, and monitoring of transition and improvement Plans Carrying out internal audits, making sure to cover all relevant requirements IVDR Lead Management Review with emphasis on IVDR compliance Actively involved in formulating, establishing, and enhancing protocols and work instructions to ensure compliance with IVDR Rate: Open to discussion, travel costs paid Flexibility: Minimum 60% on-site in Frankfurt, 40% home office possible Duration: 12 - 18 months Hours: 60 - 100% Please reach out to for more information or call +49 30 16 63 93 35 #LI-RS5