Quality Persons (QPs)
In the life sciences industry, Quality Persons are highly trained, exceptionally experienced individuals with versatile skillsets, dependable traits and a comprehensive knowledge of medicine. Responsible for certifying every batch of medicine, QPs are thoroughly trained and equally as reliable, acting as a key link in securing the chain of excellence that runs throughout the life sciences.
Long before medicines and devices ever make it to the market, a QP will be responsible for overseeing their safety and efficacy during the clinical trials process. Managing and approving products at the testing and manufacturing stages are only two parts of a very complex job however – a QP must also possess a granular understanding of the various external factors that influence outcomes in the industry.
This could pertain to supply chain management, supplier management, the many adversarial aspects facing the wider industry today, leading a QMS team, managing quality control, and many others (depending on the nature of the company). QP jobs aren’t limited to the bigger pharmaceutical giants either – you’ll find them in companies of all shapes and sizes throughout the life sciences. Due to the advanced skillsets and lengthy experience requirements of a QP, they can be a very difficult role to recruit for, yet they’re nonetheless an essential part of the puzzle.
Learning how to navigate the full scope of the talent market can be tough enough, let alone putting into practice – this takes time and resources, and when you’re trying to get new products to market as quickly and as safely as possible while ensuring their quality, this can be a major setback. Ideally, your new QP will be able to slot seamlessly into your business and hit the ground running. In many cases, turning to a third-party life sciences recruitment agency is a great way to go.
This is where we come in. At BioTalent, our specialist recruiters have plenty of experience in hiring QPs in the life sciences space. From multinational pharmaceutical giants to mould-breaking startups, we’ve delivered dependable talent to organisations all over the world.
If you’re looking for a people-centred, knowledge based, diversity-led approach to hiring that you can rely on, get in touch with our team today, we can embed ourselves seamlessly in your operation and deliver on the talent you need to let your business thrive.
We make sure to place our candidates in environments that will support and cultivate their skillsets, enabling us to match candidates with the right capabilities to ethe perfect company cultures. We understand that the difference between a slow starter and an ideal new hire often comes down to a personal connection between the company and the candidate.
Life Sciences in Dublin
Dublin is an enchanting place. It’s a city like no other – ripe with a rich and storied history, a beautiful uniqueness, the finest pubs on the planet, and, for a long time now, a thriving life sciences scene. A wealth of various initiatives has helped the city develop a sturdy infrastructure upon which plenty of visionary companies have built their presence.
These initiatives include BioInnovate, a programme designed to help people from STEM backgrounds work on medical devices to combat unmet healthcare needs, and the funding opportunities from Enterprise Ireland, who invest in high potential life sciences startups.
In a report by Silicon Republic, 20 of the world’s top life sciences companies operate on the Irish shores, including Johnson & Johnson and Eli Lily, who both have centres in Dublin, employing a combined 4,300 employees across Ireland.
Dublin is home to not only a wide range of industries, but some fantastic STEM courses too, and it boasts a wide (and young) talent pool. Unfortunately, there’s a global talent shortage out to throw a spanner in the works, making hiring top candidates in the life sciences an even more competitive process than it usually is. When it comes to life sciences recruitment, Dublin is not short on opportunity, but for those wishing to build teams, high demand can make attracting and retaining talent extremely difficult.
This is where we can help. At BioTalent, we have an abundance of experience in life science recruitment. Dublin is full of great companies, from industry-leading, global titans to hopeful startups with big visions, we can find a hiring solution that works right the first time, no matter the scope and scale of your business requirements.
Every life science recruitment consultant at BioTalent has a passion for people, a deep understanding of the industry and the markets within it, and a genuine desire to help others flourish.
If you’re hoping to build a team of your own, or you need a temporary project manager to guide your latest product to the market and hit the ground running, we can use our DEIB-led methodology to ensure that your new candidate fits your company culture perfectly. We understand that life sciences recruitment can be incredibly complex, just like the nature of the projects. Extended lead times, versatile multidisciplinary teams and highly regulated products make for some equally intricate hiring solutions.
By embedding our services within your organisation, we can consistently deliver solutions that work for your needs. Adaptability is critical to mission to success in the life sciences, and your hiring strategy should be able to reflect this. The best life science recruitment agencies should be able to tell you that a reliable talent network is crucial, and here at BioTalent, we pride ourselves on our global network reach.
Nothing quite captures the charm of Dublin as completely as the people who live there – if you want to join an exciting and inimitable community of like-minded professionals, then the life sciences sector could be the best place to start looking. Don’t hesitate to reach out to our friendly team if you need some support and guidance throughout your journey.