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Star People – Strategic recruitment for pharma
8 Jan 2024 | Words by Star People

Star People has launched as a new strategic recruitment brand. Leveraging the rich heritage of Star OUTiCO’s recruitment team and the global reach of Uniphar, this strategic move strengthens the brand’s presence in the dynamic life sciences sector.

Star People elevates clients’ success in the evolving life sciences landscape and is perfectly positioned to bring them even more opportunities in 2024, and beyond. From pre-clinical to post-commercialisation, from molecule to market, Star People recruits the best talent to drive clients’ sales strategies and deliver on commercial objectives.

Head of Recruitment at Star People, Danny Dorward, says: “We are thrilled to embark on this transformative journey that brings a new era of recruitment services. Our commitment goes beyond traditional placements; we are forward-thinking, dedicated, and trusted partners for both clients and candidates.”

Candidates can unlock an exciting range of opportunities with real career progression across Sales, Marketing, Medical Affairs and MSL, Clinical and Nursing, Training and Development, Sales Management, Executive, Quality and Regulatory and Support Functions. The Star People team take the time to understand individual needs and career drivers to ensure the best result, putting themselves in clients’ and candidates’ shoes when acting on their behalf.

Star People identify, attract, deploy and nurture the best talent to amplify opportunities across the product lifecycle.​ From start-up biotech to blue chip pharma and medtech they win the race for top talent, with an experienced team and rich recruitment heritage ensuring they deliver unmatched results. ​

Danny Dorward continues: “Star People is not just a dedicated recruitment team; it is a catalyst for career success and a trusted strategic recruitment and outsourced partner for companies looking to maximise their commercial success through tailored recruitment and people strategies.”

Uniphar is a trusted global partner to the pharma, medtech and biotech. Its commercial services unlock further potential for clients, allowing them to achieve high performance through customer engagement.

Managing Director of Uniphar Commercial, Karl Hamer, says: “The launch of Star People signifies a strategic move allowing us to provide specialised, strategic recruitment services that elevate success for our clients and candidates. This dynamic shift positions us at the forefront of the industry, and we look forward to unlocking new opportunities now and into the future.”

Uniphar Commercial will continue to provide unparalleled commercial services across Brand Optimisation, Brand Fostering and Patient Experience to help clients optimise their brands, with Star People powering the Recruitment and Outsourced People Services.

Star People builds long-lasting relationships and is trusted to deliver quality career outcomes for clients, candidates, and better patient outcomes, at every opportunity. ​


Star People’s dedicated recruitment and outsourced services can boost your commercial success.

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