Pharmaceutical Recruitment

Pharmaceutical Recruitment Services

Network Scientific is a trusted pharmaceutical recruitment agency and we have been offering our recruitment services to the pharma industry for over ten years. With previous pharmaceutical industry work experience, our friendly team are well suited to understand your requirements. We work in partnership with companies ranging from start-ups and SMEs, through to global pharmaceutical organisations and offer a range of temporary, permanent and contract pharmaceutical jobs

Pharmaceutical Industry Overview

The pharmaceutical industry makes up the part of the medical sector that is involved with the development, manufacture and marketing of medicinal products, including veterinary medicines and medical devices. These products aim to prevent, treat and cure diseases, as well as maintain health in animals and humans. 

The regulations surrounding the pharmaceutical industry are very strict and are required to monitor the safety and efficacy of the manufactured medicines.  International Regulatory Bodies that cover the pharmaceutical industry include; the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency) in the United Kingdom, the WHO (World Health Organisation) and the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) of the USA.

Why Choose a Career in Pharmaceuticals

If you want to work in an industry that looks to improve peoples lives, then a pharmaceutical job would definitely allow you to do that. Whether it's a technical position you want to work in, there are opportunities in research and development, quality control, regulatory affairs; or if it's a more commercial position, a job in marketing and sales will still allow you to play a part in improving the lives of others.

Opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry have never been greater. According to the ABPI (the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry), there are 73,000 people employed in pharmaceutical jobs in the UK and due to the coronavirus pandemic, the demand for skilled workers to join the industry is greater than ever. The pharma industry has played a huge part in the global recovery from the pandemic, with companies such as Pfizer and Astra Zeneca creating vaccines that will eventually allow our lives to return to normal. In addition, due to the high profile nature of these medicines, pharmaceutical recruitment agencies have also seen a significant increase in demand from individuals wanting to join the industry.

It is not only the Global market that is thriving. Investment in the UK pharmaceutical industry has also been gradually increasing over the last few years with the sector being responsible for a significant contribution to the country’s economy. Significant investments are being made in Science Parks across the UK with a focus on Research and Development in the pharmaceutical industry, including; Manchester Science Park, The North East Technology Park, (NETPark) and Cambridge Science Park to name but a few.

Careers in the pharmaceutical industry are very diverse due to the dynamic nature of the sector. There are a wide range of disciplines to choose from when pursuing a career in this sector, depending on your qualifications and capabilities.

To discuss your career options with one of our experienced, friendly consultants, please contact us.

Disciplines in Pharmaceutical Recruitment

  • Pharmaceutical Research and Development (R&D)
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Control
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation
  • Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs
  • Clinical Research and Testing
  • Production Engineering
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

Pharmaceutical Jobs

Director of Strategic Business Development - Medical Devices

CIRCA £100,000 plus 20% bonus

England Germany USA

Full-time Permanent
Our client is a global market leader at the forefront of innovation of surgical products. With over 500 employees worldwide, they are constantly seeking to evolve and develop their brand. The organisation promotes a sense of creativity and innovation within their employees and are looking for a similar minded individual to join their ranks.

Senior GMP Scientist

£28,000 - 35,000

West Midlands East Midlands

Are you experienced in mammalian cell lines and/or downstream purification processes? Do you have experience of managing a team? Interested in working for an innovative business, benefiting from major investments, leading the way in their field of expertise?

Senior Project Manager – Clinical Trials

Up To £40,000

Yorkshire and Humber

Full-time Permanent
Do you have experience as a Project Manager for Clinical Trials? Are you highly organised, with experience of managing multiple studies at one time? Are you looking for a new challenge?
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