Why the top performing Life Sciences companies across ANZ choose Innov8Search


We’re not your typical agency; we’re a Life Sciences search agency founded by industry insiders who’ve walked your path.

Our Mission

Our mission is simple: to surpass your expectations through innovative solutions & unparalleled service in Life Sciences Search, ANZ.

our vision

Our vision is long-term, we're committed to nurturing relationships that stand the test of time.

Core Values

Our core values revolve around cultivating enduring relationships.

20+ years

Fluent in the language of Life Sciences, attuned to its unique intricacies, we know what it takes to thrive.


At Innov8Search, we customize our search methodology to meet your unique business requirements, dedicated to sourcing top-tier technology talent that drives value for your organization. Once we grasp your specific needs, we craft a tailor-made recruitment strategy, actively seek out all qualified candidates, and adopt a goal-oriented approach. Our payment structure is designed to match this philosophy, invoicing based on milestones reached, rather than hours elapsed, to ensure our goals are perfectly aligned with your desired results.
Kick Off
Innov8Search begins with a thorough assessment meeting, involving key stakeholders, to define the ideal candidate profile's essential criteria. We collaboratively identify the necessary skills, responsibilities, goals, and industry expertise. We also discuss the search's timeline, scope, and scale, and identify target companies and individuals while outlining the Employee Value Proposition.
Candidate Discovery
We conduct thorough research and mapping to uncover every potential candidate who aligns with the position's requirements, leaving no stone unturned. Moreover, we leverage our extensive network and cutting-edge technological investments to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the market's key players, ensuring you're well-informed about who's who in the industry.
Strategic Candidate
At Innov8Search, we engage candidates strategically, tailoring every interaction to provide an exceptional candidate experience. Our personalized outreach methods ignite interest, and we assess candidates' skills and interest levels to create a longlist of potential interviewees.
Steering Meetings
At Innov8Search, we're your dedicated partner throughout the search process. We collaborate closely to keep you informed of our progress as we work toward your desired outcome. We maintain full transparency, updating you on the search's advancements and openly discussing any challenges or hurdles along the way.
Interview Shortlist
At Innov8Search, we go the extra mile to ensure you receive candidates who perfectly align with your requirements. We meticulously assess the longlist of applicants to create a custom-tailored shortlist of individuals who meet all your criteria. Our focus on character and aptitude guarantees that you get the most qualified and suitable candidates for the interview stage.
Client Interviews & Evaluations
At Innov8Search, we prioritize open communication and unwavering transparency throughout the entire interview process, guaranteeing that we pinpoint the ideal candidate for your needs.
Offer & Onboarding
At Innov8Search, we work in collaboration to secure the desired candidate, ensuring both parties feel valued and enthusiastic about the journey ahead by reaching a mutually agreeable solution.

About our

Managing Partner

Tara Sharma

Managing Director, Innov8Search

With over 20 years of experience in allied health and commercial Life Sciences, Tara transitioned into the realm of Life Sciences Recruitment & Executive Search, where she has been a prominent figure for the past few years. Tara is dedicated to forging enduring and loyal partnerships, and she is unwavering in her commitment to excellence and innovation, seeking to revamp the recruitment industry. Her profound passion for the Life Sciences sector is evident, and she highly values her career in this dynamic field. Tara is resolute in her mission to identify the ideal Life Sciences leadership, management, and niche technical talent to meet the distinct needs of each client. Her extensive expertise, expansive network in the ANZ region, and comprehensive grasp of the Life Sciences sector render her an indispensable asset to the companies she collaborates with.

Tara’s top-tier leadership, her dedication to contributing to the Life Sciences Industry, and her unwavering commitment to success and growth have played a pivotal role in Innov8Search’s achievements. She possesses a unique talent for discovering exceptional talent, fostering authentic connections, and fostering mutually beneficial partnerships for her clients and executive candidates.


Justin Heath

Recruitment Manager, Innov8Search

Justin is a seasoned Recruitment Manager who brings a wealth of experience from his six-year tenure as a Principal TA Business Partner at Stryker to the field of Medical agency recruitment. Possessing extensive knowledge of the Medical Device industry, Justin is adept at navigating the intricacies of both candidate and client landscapes.

Demonstrating a commitment to excellence, Justin ensures that candidates and clients alike receive an exceptional recruitment experience. His skill set spans the spectrum of recruitment methodologies, excelling in both retained search philosophy and delivering outstanding results in exclusive and contingent processes.

Justin’s success is rooted in his ability to foster enduring relationships with candidates and clients, grounded in trust and collaboration. With a proven track record in the medical technology sector, Justin is poised to make significant contributions to the success of recruitment initiatives within this dynamic industry.


Operations Manager, Innov8Search

As a previous finance and allied health recruiter Tanya is a wizz in our backend creating a smooth and efficient service for our customers. She also keeps us to date with all things invoice related.


Candidate Manager, Innov8Search

With a background in healthcare sales and recruitment Eleni is a Candidate Manager. She works very closely with our candidate community to support their professional development and career journeys. 


Recruitment Associate, Innov8Search

Gemma loves helping our community, whether it is booking in interviews, appointments with our consultants or helping people register for our events she is there to offer a helping hand.

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