About Us

Independent Solutions – Excellence Connected

Independent Solutions was founded in 2006 by Norma Carr and Kayrn Williams. Norma and Kayrn met as graduates in 1992, and after many years in various consulting roles, the time was right to 'go it alone.

As seasoned professionals in the sector, we saw the need to close the gap between an industry in need of skills - and professionals with expertise to offer. We achieved this by establishing ourselves as consultants who partner with companies, working from the inside-out. We get to know our clients’ business, use our own experience and industry standards to complement theirs, and help them achieve their growth goals by sourcing professionals of the highest caliber. People we know and trust to deliver – because they wear our badge and carry our name.

Because we recognise and know quality in people, we source and link our clients to truly top talent. When a client is introduced to an Independent Solutions team member, they know they are working with the best. Because we’ve used our insight and inside-knowledge to access the exact skills they need.

After years of organic growth we were recognised as approved suppliers to leading key pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

“We knew we had something special. We understand our clients requirements clearly, translating them into successful results, always keeping the patient in mind.
Our professional team shares our passion & vision as well as being exceptional in their field. We hire the best!”




Global experience in the Biopharmaceutical Industry - focusing on Project Management within Supply Chain (Technical Transfers, Product Launches, Packaging. Artwork Solutions, CMO/CTL Management, Brexit), Validation (Computer Systems, Equipment), Quality (Analytical Transfer) and Auditing for the Biopharmaceutial Industries. All projects executed in accordance with International Quality Standards (FDA CFR 210, 211 and 21 CFR Part11, CFR 820, IMB, EU, ISO standards) and guidelines (GAMP 5). Projects managed range in value from €100k to €100M.



Global experience in the Biotech, Biopharma & Medtech sectors focusing on Program/Project Management (Prince2), Validation, Waterfall & Agile (Scrum Master) (Computer Systems, Laboratory Systems, Manufacturing and Equipment), Auditing and ISO Accreditation.
Competent with International Quality standards (FDA, CFR 210, 211 and 21 CFR Part 11, CFR 820, IMB, EU , Annex 11, ISO standards and guidelines (GAMP 5) & CSA. Projects managed range in value from €100k to €100M


Neha Malik

Recruitment | Business Manager

A dedicated, enthusiastic, and trustworthy Recruitment Business Manager with over 8+ years of experience in both corporate and agency recruitment. With a strong background in recruiting, process improvement, and human resources, Neha brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table.

As a great communicator and team player, she thrives in fast-paced and dynamic environments, excelling at tackling and simplifying complex recruitment problems. She has a proven track record of success in sourcing, recruiting, and HR operations, and has successfully placed candidates at various levels, from junior positions to senior leadership roles, across Ireland, India, and the EMEA region.

One of her key strengths lies in her ability to engage with new clients and build strong relationships. She actively collaborates with hiring managers to understand their requirements and strategically sources candidates globally to meet their needs.

Her global sourcing capabilities and comprehensive understanding of hiring processes make her an invaluable asset to any organization.

Rakesh Kumar Shekhar

Validation Engineer

Self-motivated Project Manager with experience in delivering large-scale facility expansions and start-ups for Sterile Fill- Finish Formulation, Oral Solids and Inhalation projects. Brings accountable leadership to project teams with a solid understanding of technical and operational requirements. Significant experience in pharmaceutical facility start-up within regulated environments, and Project Management for Greenfield and Brownfield Facility. Delivers project goals within time, budget and quality constraints. Driven [ Manager Engineering Projects in Amneal Ireland Limited, Ireland. And Asst. General Manager- Project & Eng. Services in Amneal Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., India.] with strong stakeholder management experience. Works well under pressure to tight timescales in both traditional and agile environments. Focused on shaping projects to successfully deliver on KPIs to budget and quality standards. Team leader committed to improving customer satisfaction. Skilled at policy implementation, strategic planning and staff governance. Listens to customers to understand needs and optimise service delivery.

Jessica Amaral

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Jessica is a determined, organised and proactive fast-learner, with solid experience in working with people and business operations.

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist she is involved in the entire recruiting cycle, wearing lots of hats. Her activities include the following; Job Description Preparation, Candidate sourcing, Candidate screening, Recommending candidates, Arranging interviews, Advising hiring managers, Making the formal job offer, Handling onboarding & Reporting.

Jessica is a key member of our team

Our Promise

The Independent Solutions – Client – Professional relationship is a network of shared and transferred EXCELLENCE.

It’s about solving client problems from the ground up by giving them the benefit of the right professionals, with the right skills who are supported by people who themselves have worked in the field.
It’s about connecting a chain of excellence to create something new, bigger, better


We partner with our clients and integrate with their teams, getting an understanding of their business, assessing their skill and expertise requirements then accurately source the right professionals.
We pride ourselves in our communication skills, keeping stakeholders informed.


As approved suppliers in the Biomed, Medtech & Pharma industries is testament to our rich experience and understanding of what our clients are looking for.


We come from a place of knowledge – with insight and empathy. We have invaluable real, on-the-ground, hands-on experience in all areas. It’s a holistic, grass-roots approach to meeting our clients' needs for improvement and growth.


As a team of professionals working in the industry. We pride ourselves on ethics, fairness, efficiency and are constantly focused on growth and ways to enrich our client and teams experience. We respect family values and the right to personal time.
We look after and nurture our professionals so that they can look after our clients.


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