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Babylon Health

Babylon Health, a cutting-edge, technology led healthcare provider needed to grow their Artificial Intelligence (AI) team from 0 to 150 to provide further innovation to the health service market. Recruiting Research Scientists & Engineers with expertise in Probabilistic Graphical Models, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning, they partnered with NP Group’s AI & machine learning recruitment practice to deliver the high-impact talent they urgently required.

By building relationships with top UK Universities and by developing a network of passive candidates, we made a number of hires, creating a continuous pipeline of specialist AI & machine learning talent for Babylon Health’s current and future requirements.

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Through Research, Unrivalled Networks and Talent Pooling we achieved the following:


CV to interview rate


Interviews processed to offer


Offers accepted


  • Geography: UK
  • Solution: Technology Recruitment: AI & Machine Learning
  • Client: Babylon Health
  • Talent Secured: Research Scientists & Engineers
Technology Recruitment
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Client Quote

With a challenging IT modernisation programme a manufacturer required a world-class solution. From initial engagement with NP Group through to the delivery NP Group’s digital & transformation consultants were committed to forming the most experiences teams to help organisation successfully move from a legacy technology platform and infrastructure to a new hybrid cloud solutions.

  • The Challenge

    Babylon Health, an innovative health service provider needed to grow their Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data team to further develop their core competencies. However, they quickly found that hiring in this area of technology was not straightforward. Babylon Health struggled to identify and secure the right scientists and engineers but knew that if they successfully recruited these skills externally their growth and effectiveness would be impacted.

    Babylon Health needed to grow their AI team from 0 to 150, recruiting Research Scientists & Engineers with expertise in Probabilistic Graphical Models, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning. With such a tight skills specification, they needed a specialist AI & data recruitment partner to guide them through the recruitment process, present their business convincingly to passive candidates and build a pool of high quality candidates for the future.

  • The Solution

    Babylon Health partnered with NP Group’s AI & machine learning technology recruitment practice. They knew we had a reputation for delivering high-impact talent efficiently in this niche area and trusted us to meet their expectations.

    Using our specialist AI & machine learning recruitment team, we sourced both scientists and engineers from top labs at Cambridge, Oxford and UCL who possessed the skills and experience Babylon Health required. Our outstanding reputation in this area allowed us to develop strong connections with alumni, powering a continuous pipeline of future talent for our client.

  • The Results

    Through unrivalled networks and talent pooling we achieved the following:

    • 2 out of 3 CV’s sent progress to interview stage
    • 1 out of 3 interviews progressed to offer stage
    • Over 80% of candidates accepted their offers
    • Roles include rare skills; Bayesian Graphical Models, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning & Reinforcement Learning

Consultant Profile

Mark Alborough

Managing Director, Technology Recruitment

Mark has been in the industry for over 25 years and currently heads up the Account Management team within NP Group. Along with his in-depth knowledge of the global Infrastructure, Networking & Cloud recruitment sector, he also heads up the delivery of NP Group’s cloud & infrastructure professional services offering which gives IT Managed Service/Professional Service/IT Vendors access to a pool of technical resource to help deliver client assignments. He has worked with hundreds of organisations from start-up SME to Global companies to help build out high calibre resource programmes to help deliver against companies strategic planning and demand.

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