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Your commercial operations recruitment questions, answered

Why work with Hays for commercial operations recruitment?

As a recruitment agency that works across dozens of different industries, we have a team of specialist consultants who understand the needs of your organisation and how we can help to solve any challenges you are facing. Our expert knowledge of commercial operations means that we are best placed to help you in your search for talent. For more information about what we can do for you, see our employer services hub.

Is there a high level of competition for candidates in commercial operations?

There is a huge demand for candidates in commercial operations, with 2022 recruitment trends highlighting that 75% of life sciences employers have found it difficult to hire permanent staff in the past year.

How can a commercial operations recruitment agency compare salaries across the whole market?

It is essential for a recruitment agency specialising in commercial operations to be aware of salary trends within the industry, especially as data shows that 43% of employees are not satisfied with their pay. Companies can use helpful tools like the Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide for 2022 to cross-check the salaries for commercial operations jobs against the rest of the market.

What skills should an employer seeking commercial operations staff look for?

According to our research, you should look for those with excellent project management skills, as well as a high level of observational and analytical skills. It is particularly important to search for commercial operations candidates with good communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, as research into recruitment trends shows that these are some of the most in-demand soft skills that life sciences employers are looking for.

How can companies increase the retention rate of commercial operations professionals?

In order to retain commercial operations professionals, companies need to make sure that they are providing opportunities for future growth and progression, as well as job security and competitive salary and benefits packages. In a candidate-short market, with 75% of life sciences employers saying that they experienced difficulties in hiring permanent staff in the last 12 months, companies need to prioritise employee retention.

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