Pharmacovigilance is the staple of drug safety in the life sciences. It’s one of the more straightforward career paths in the industry, and it’s a highly rewarding one at that. This doesn’t mean that a pharmacovigilance job isn’t flexible, dynamic, or laden with opportunities to be upwardly mobile – it’s all of these elements and so much more.
Whether you want to get into the more technical side of affairs, or you’d rather embark on the path of line management, there’s plenty to do and experience in this exciting and highly impactful area of work. Pharmacovigilance aids both Clinical Development and Medical Affairs determining meaningful data, drug safety and efficacy. monitor side effects - drug safety and ensure its ready and safe for market and compliant with regulatory bodies such as- FDA (food and drug association), MHRA (medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency), and Health Canada.
Typically, pharmacovigilance jobs consist of:
•Monitoring and reporting the effects of drugs
•Risk assessment and analysis
•Detecting potential health risks
•Communicating ideas and acting as a bridge between the various other departments inside the company
•Writing medical reports
•Monitoring the safety of drugs in the post-market environment
•Performing Case Control Studies
Hiring for this highly specialised technical role can be difficult in a talent-short market, but there’s no need to fear, BioTalent are here to help.
Our Medical team specialise in the broad range of activities that are crucial to bring a drug to market whilst maintaining its safety and achieving success. The team is complemented with first hand experience working in hospital medicine and thus have an appreciation of what it’s like on both the patient side and the side of the pharmaceutical industry.
We provide both interim and permanent employment solutions in the below areas: Medical affairs, medical information, Medical Compliance and Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilance (pre and post marketing). We work with the global leading well-established Pharma/Biopharma/Biotech companies as well as startups and CROs. Our capabilities stretch across the UK, Europe and the US.
We take a people-first view of recruitment, and this is why we will always place our candidates in environments that support and nurture their skillsets, enabling us to secure engaged, retainable and reliable experts for your business, no matter how complex your needs. We underpin our entire approach with a diversity-led methodology, which effectively grants you access to a much wider talent pool. Plus, our international talent network is vast, dependable and exclusive. We know that hiring in the life sciences can be the difference between success and failure, and in an industry that can never afford to fail, where excellence always comes first, we understand that the need for finding the right fit the first time is essential.
Our right-first-time approach has helped hundreds of life sciences business sharpen their competitive edge while saving money and time – our happy clients are a testament to our unwavering desire to make a positive impact on the wider community.
If you feel as though you might need the services of a third-party life sciences recruitment agency, don’t hesitate to reach out to the team at BioTalent today.
Life Sciences in Berlin
Beautiful Berlin is Europe’s cultural jewel. It’s home to a myriad of astonishing sights, galleries, museums, profoundly thought-provoking memorials, the Reichstag, week-long parties, and a booming life sciences scene. Berlin is a truly unique city – it emanates creativity, not only in the life sciences space, but in the arts too, representing a beautiful, inimitable synergy, as seen regularly in the world-renowned Art Laboratory Berlin.
Berlin is one of the world’s leading life science clusters, boasting a huge number of highly advanced educational institutes, robust biotech, pharmacutical and medtech ecosystems. These are the systems that support over 500 companies in the life sciences space. The world-famous HealthCapital was founded back in 1996, and since then, the cluster has become a launching pad for countless life sciences startups, representing boundless opportunity for progression within the sector.
According to Refire Online, Berlin’s life science real estate transaction value alone was worth 634 million euros between 2017 and 2021. Moreover, there’s a thriving medtech presence that’s home to many of the world’s most impactful biotech and medtech companies, including Klara and Amboss.
With over 70 independent research institutes, hundreds of top-ranked research initiatives, and plenty of international science conferences, Germany’s capital acts as hotspot for discovery and innovation in what is undoubtably one of the most impactful fields of modern research.
The past few years have been incredibly testing for organisations everywhere. The pandemic shone a spotlight in on the life sciences, (particularly healthcare science) unveiling their critical importance to a much wider audience. Berlin’s life sciences industry proved to be robust, ultimately helping produce one of the major vaccines at a time of unprecedented turmoil. If you’re hoping to get ahead in Berlin’s life sciences industry, now is the perfect time to start building the teams of the future.
At BioTalent, our specialist recruitment consultants take a knowledge-based approach to finding you the perfect candidate. Our deep understanding of the various markets within the industry, combined with our passion for people and our DEIB-led (diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging) methodology enables us to get your life science jobs filled by the best talent around.
Our expansive (and exclusive) talent network grants us access to a wider range of candidates, effectively increasing your chances of finding the ideal addition to your team. We’re more than just a Berlin recruitment agency – we have a global presence with 6 locations (Berlin, London, Manchester, Dublin, Zug, Los Angeles, and Boston) and a fast-growing workforce.
Our mission is to build diversity, create inclusion and encourage workplace innovation – the life sciences represent the perfect opportunity to make a real impact as we continue our journey. If you want to get involved, don’t hesitate to reach out today, we’d love to get to know you.
Diverse workforces will be essential in the battle to combat tomorrow’s problems. Gen Z is now the most diverse and populous generation in the history of the world, (New York Post) they are the clients and the employees of tomorrow, and diversity of thought will be required to meet their needs.