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 London
London is overflowing with opportunity for those wishing to flourish in the wonderful world of the life sciences. Aside from being the best city in the world, (probably) London boasts some of the top bioscience courses found anywhere, such as the Pharmacology programme at UCL, or the Medicine course at Imperial College. The life sciences are closely intertwined with London’s long history of meaningful advancement and discovery, and the vast array of exciting life science jobs reflect this.
Suffice to say, you can find plenty of opportunities through the life sciences in London. The market is thriving, and London is uniquely positioned to lead the charge. We have seen a megalithic surge in the industry’s popularity and visibility in the post-COVID climate, and a rise in popularity means more funding and even more opportunity for development. The life sciences consistently stand at the forefront of discovery, of healthcare, societal wellbeing, and the future of a global humanity, making for a truly exciting field of work.
In fields as impactful as life sciences, (of which there are not many) consistent development is critical. For businesses to remain relevant, sustainable, desirable, and effective in what is undoubtably a fast-moving industry, placing an emphasis on facing the future should be part of the day plan. Some of the biggest names in the life sciences field operate out of London and the surrounding areas, (AstraZeneca, Quell Therapeutics, Touchlight, Pulmocide) and there are plenty of visionary startups bursting into life too, marking a fantastic opportunity for anyone hoping to make an impact as they grow alongside a high-potential enterprise.
If you’re interested in exploring some exciting life sciences jobs in London, or you’re attempting to build a talented team of your own, then BioTalent are here to help you out. We are a Life science recruitment agency with a difference, and that difference is our vast network of top-tier talent, our knowledge-based, DEIB-led methodology, our passion for people and our genuine adoration for the industry.
We can help you match the ideal candidate to your opportunity (someone that fits in with your company culture too) no matter what kind of project you’ve got going on. Whether it’s an interim short-term project working on medical devices, or a permanent position for a CFO, we have the means, tools, and drive to find you the right hiring the first time. We may be a London staffing agency, but we have a positively global outlook. Our talent network spans the planet. We have locations in Los Angeles, Zug, Boston, Berlin, Dublin, and Manchester, enabling our consultants to cover a huge amount of ground.
Our granular understanding of the current market (and the talent within in) enables us to pinpoint the perfect person for the role on offer. Whether you want to join our talent network and jump headfirst into your new calling, or you need to build an entire team from the ground up, BioTalent would love to be a part of your journey.
From London biotech jobs to medtech and pharmacovigilance, there is a whole world of opportunity waiting in the life sciences.