What our Clients say...

  • Paul Downing, - Hovione

    Fastnet has assisted us with the strategic professional appointments we needed to achieve our ambitious growth goals.  Thanks to the close relationships and desire to truly understand our business model and dynamics, the success rate we have had with Fastnet is second to none and we are delighted to have them as our partner.

    Paul Downing, General Manager, Hovione

  • Donal O’Sullivan, - Novartis

    Novartis and Fastnet have partnered together for the past 8 years. Our strategic relationship is a critical success factor for our Organisation and we rely on the Fastnet team to provide us with a competent, professional and very responsive service. Their ability to source qualified and experienced professionals across a range of disciplines helps ensure we retain a competitive advantage in the delivery of product and services to our worldwide customer base.

    Donal O’Sullivan, HR Head, Novartis

  • Liam Linehan, - Wright Medical

    Increasingly the world of work is becoming more complex, yet talented people remain the key determining factor for current and future business success. Fastnet is responsive to the changing nature of work and is discerning when identifying prospective people to join our team

    Liam Linehan, Human Resource Manager, Wright Medical

  • Martin McAuliffe, - Merck Millipore

    Niamh is an extremely professional and thorough executive search consultant. She is exceptionally well connected within the life sciences sector and a pleasure to work with..


    Martin McAuliffe, Site Leader, Merck Millipore

  • Mary Leamy, Senior Director, - Biomarin International Limited

    Fastnet have partnered with us at BioMarin through the startup of our facility and beyond, delivering high quality candidates in a timely and responsive way. Fastnet take time to understand our business , our organisational culture and the key technical specifics we want in our people. They respond in a very dynamic way to our business needs from  focused executive searches to mainstream sourcing.  Fastnet have demonstrated flexibility in their approach to deliver without compromising on the calibre of candidates they present . Fastnet have been a key contributor to delivering our success here at BioMarin Shanbally

    Mary Leamy, Senior Director, HR, Biomarin International Limited

  • Judi Kinnane, - MSD

    Fastnet are easy to partner with – they understand our business, our roles and our unique culture and together we have hired quality candidates.

    Judi Kinnane, Regional Talent Acquisition Leader, MSD

What our Candidates say...

  • Jayne Mc Carthy, - Alcon

    Fastnet have always been my agency of choice. They provide me with sound career advice and always have my best interests at heart. Over the years they have placed me in roles that are aligned with my career aspirations. They are specialists in their field who provide a service that I trust.

    Jayne Mc Carthy, HR Specialist, Alcon

  • Kevin Canny, - Jacobs Engineering

    Fastnet provided professional support in identifying correct jobs for my skill set and further support & advice on the interview process. I have no difficulty referring Fastnet's services to a friend or colleague...

    Kevin Canny, CSA Supervisor, Jacobs Engineering

  • Helen Fleming, - Chr. Hansen

    ’Dara was a pleasure to work with. She has such a passion for recruitment which was visible from the moment that I came in contact with her. Dara understood what I was looking for in terms of my current skills and future career aspirations. I felt fully informed at every stage of the process and she maintained constant contact with me throughout the entire recruitment process. I have found Dara to be very professional and I have no problem recommending Dara and Fastnet to anyone.

    Helen Fleming, Junior Account Manager, Chr. Hansen

  • Sonya O'Carroll, - BioMarin

    Martha and Fastnet Recruitment offer a thoroughly professional and friendly service to prospective candidates seeking employment opportunities. I always felt fully informed, prepared and supported. My experience was thoroughly positive, and resulted in a job placement. Thank you Martha and to everyone at Fastnet Recruitment.

    Sonya O'Carroll, Lab Services Administrator, BioMarin

  • Rhona Lynch,  - Cara Partners

    A career move is a big life change. Fastnet take the time to understand you, your career aspirations and provide invaluable support both in preparation for, and throughout all stages of the interview process.

    Rhona Lynch, QA Specialist, Cara Partners

  • Kelly Kirwan,  - Actavis

    I couldn’t have been happier with the service I received from Fastnet Recruitment. Job searching can be a stressful time but Fastnet Talent Consultant Jennifer O’Brien in particular, was exceptional. She was professional, experienced and focused on finding me a role that fulfilled my own personal career goals. I always received prompt feedback and communication on roles and when it came to prep for interviews Jennifer was most helpful which made the process easier. I would highly recommend working with Fastnet Recruitment.

    Kelly Kirwan, Customer Service Coordinator, Actavis

  • Paula Bitinaite, - BioMarin

    Martha is the best recruiter I have ever dealt with - very helpful and understanding. Martha works in favour of both the employee and the employer. She is fast acting and considerate, very friendly and professional and prepares the candidate thoroughly for an interview, always keeping in touch. I will definitely recommend Martha to anyone looking for continuous support and guidance throughout a career move.”

    Paula Bitinaite, Accounts Payable Specialist, BioMarin

  • Lisa Cooley, - Janssen Biologics

    It is rare to find someone as invaluable as Therese. It was a pleasure to have her help kick start my career. Since I first spoke with her she has been nothing but helpful, polite, prompt and determined. Any time a new potentially suitable position became available she contacted me to see if I wanted to have my name put forward. Therese helped me with my interview preparation by sending me information about the company and example questions, as well as phoning me before and after to see if I was set and how the interview had gone. Without Therese I would still be lost in a sea of job applications. She is worth her weight in gold. Thank you Therese!

    Lisa Cooley, QC Micro Analyst, Janssen Biologics

  •  - Pharma Multinational

    It was a fantastic experience working with Fastnet and Claire in my successful application for a Manager role in a multinational pharmaceutical company. Everything was seamless from scheduling an interview to suit both the company and me to regular feedback on my application ensuring I could put all my focus into interview preparation. Thank you Fastnet for understanding my career aspirations and helping me find the perfect position to advance my career

    QC Manager Pharma Multinational

  • Evelyne Legaux, - FMC, European Financial Reporting & Accounting Group

    My recent personal experience with Fastnet was very positive. When first meeting with me, they took the time to really understand my professional background & career aspirations. Later on, when the right opportunity came up, Fastnet presented the company & the role to me in a very professional manner. During the hiring process, I felt thoroughly informed & prepared in terms of what was critical to the company.”


    Evelyne Legaux, Order To Cash Manager, FMC, European Financial Reporting & Accounting Group

  • Judith Kenneally, - BioMarin

    I had the pleasure of dealing with Dara while looking at a specific role. Dara would contact me regularly with updates and feedback from this role so I was never left wondering what next which cut out any frustration. Dealing with her was a pleasure, I felt comfortable and secure in the fact she was doing her best for me while liaising with my possible future employer. I highly recommend Dara as she was both professional and very approachable to deal with

    Judith Kenneally, Material Operations Biotechnician, BioMarin

  • Chris Faul, - Alcon

    Katie is a very diligent and organised person who is clearly passionate about her work. Having had contact with other consultants in the past, I can safely say that Katie was streets ahead of the rest, her commitment to her clients is unsurpassed. She worked hard to ensure that my interview process moved quickly and made my transition into my current employment a very straight forward and stress free experience overall. I could not recommend Katie highly enough. Thanks for everything!

    Chris Faul, Project Engineer, Alcon

  • Lisa Culligan, - Novartis

    Having been both a candidate and client I have found Catherine, Niamh and all Associates at Fastnet - The Talent Group extremely professional and helpful, making sure that they understood my career aspirations and how to approach my job search.  I was happy as a candidate and we were happy as a client with any Associates supplied. I would highly recommend Fastnet to anyone.


    Lisa Culligan, HR Business Partner, Novartis

  • Paul Hickey,  - FMC

    I contacted Dara when I wanted to get back into the workforce after a career break. Dara was efficient and professional in all of our dealings, she arranged that we meet to discuss my skills & experience and also to tease out exactly what I wanted from a new position. Dara then proved to be extremely effective in that within 10 days of first contact I accepted an offer from the first employer my CV was submitted to. I have no hesitation in recommending Dara as a very worthwhile contact if you are seeking a career change and/or employment’’

    Paul Hickey, Production Supervisor (Support Systems), FMC

  • Sean Lewis, - Janssen Biologics (Ireland)

    Therese was an absolute pleasure to work with and worked tirelessly to help me find the perfect job opportunity. She demonstrated excellent communication and was always available for contact to help guide me through the challenging process that is finding employment in the Irish job market. Her in depth knowledge of the companies and positions that she put me forward for was a great asset in finding the opportunity that was perfect for me. 
    I would highly recommend Therese as a recruiter and would feel confident that those working with her would achieve the same outstanding result that I have.

    Sean Lewis, QC Analyst, Janssen Biologics (Ireland)

  • Kevin Canny, - Jacobs Engineering

    Changing jobs is nerve-racking at the best of times but you answered all my queries promptly and allayed my concerns about the new role. Fastnet provided professional support in identifying appropriate jobs for my skill set and advice on the interview process. I have no difficulty referring Fastnet's services to a friend or colleague. I've no doubt that Fastnet will provide excellent assistance in my future career moves as required.

    Kevin Canny, CSA Supervisor, Jacobs Engineering

  • Julie Gibney, - Pfizer

    This was my first time seeking employment through an agency and I can honestly say Fastnet - The Talent Group very quickly understood me and the type of work I was looking for. Their professionalism, enthusiasm and friendliness instantly put my mind at ease, knowing my career was in safe hands. I am now working in a role that I would not have had the confidence to apply for on my own in the past but Fastnet - The Talent Group greatly contributed to helping me find and land that much sought after job.

    Julie Gibney, IT Engineer, Pfizer

  • Barry Ryan, - Johnson and Johnson-DePuy Centre of Excellence

    Claire from Fastnet was highly professional, enthusiastic and supportive. The excellent preparation and continuous feedback at each stage of my recruitment process ensured that I had all the information and confidence that I needed to focus on the interviews. I would highly recommend Fastnet.

    Barry Ryan, Lab Manager, Johnson and Johnson-DePuy Centre of Excellence

  • Sylvia Kiely, - Novartis

    Having worked closely with Niamh in the area of Executive Search I would highly recommend Fastnet for this service. The approach both she and Fastnet adopt is of the highest standard seen in the industry today..

    Sylvia Kiely, Global Head of Supply Chain Chemical Operations, Novartis

  • Louise O’ Donoghue, - Vistakon (contract)

    Dara is fantastic to work with, a recruiter who honestly worked to understand me, my requirements and the business culture and standards that I like to work in...

    Louise O’ Donoghue, Buyer, Vistakon (contract)

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