Derks & Derks is HR specialist in Life Sciences and Healthcare for over twenty years now and partner of Biotech interest group HollandBIO for many years.

Our services fits best with the need for HR services in the Biotech sector. To serve our clients within Biotechnology even better, we have expanded our office. Since March of this year, we can also be found at Pivot Park Oss. Our head office is still located in Amersfoort. Pieter van Gelderen, Work & Organization Psychologist NIP and Business Unit Manager Life Sciences, together with colleague Tim van Loon, Lead Recruitment Consultant Recruitment & Selection, will often be found at the new location at Pivot Park.

In addition to various sub-sectors within Life Sciences, such as Pharma, Medical Devices, and Food, Biotech is one of the focus areas of Derks & Derks. A sector that is constantly changing, “Never a dull moment” in Biotechnology. From start-up / scale-up to commercial production, each phase in the development and operations of a Biotech company has different challenges. Whether it concerns a financial injection, a search for knowledge, a continuation of research, or business development, always with the aim of innovation, growth, and results.

In order to achieve this, everyone is looking for the best professionals in the relevant field, we all want the right people in the right place. But how do you ensure that?

Personal attention and listening
At Derks & Derks we create the right match between clients and candidates every day. Personal attention and listening, that’s what we excel at. This creates trust and connection.
We always have a psychological interview, we use the latest online tools, such as game-based assessments, but also practical simulations, capacity tests, or personality questionnaires. We can also help to analyse or developing your team. Feedback, sound advice, and/or a practically applicable report are always part of our services. You want your people to be and to remain motivated and to develop themselves. Hiring people who fit in with the company and the team is very important.

Our services
And that is exactly the added value of Derks & Derks. After all, we are the only HR Specialist within Life Sciences who can support you with all your HR issues. Our expertise lies within Recruitment & Selection, Secondment & Interim, Talent Development, Executive Education, and HR Research. Our team of experts consists of experienced professionals, Recruitment Consultants and psychologists with thorough knowledge of your market.

Need for talent
Within Biotech talented professionals are needed. Not only is a match on the ‘hard’ criteria important (education, years of experience, knowledge), but especially also the ‘soft’ criteria.
By identifying these criteria for the candidate, you can make a decision with good faith, based on the outcomes and findings. This way you avoid mismatches and save a lot of money. Money better invested in the development of your company.” According to Pieter van Gelderen.

At Derks & Derks we discuss your HR needs and will find a solution for your situation. We can take care of the entire process, but also parts of it. Whether it concerns a personnel issue, development issue, setting up a salary scale or the entire process of recruitment & selection.