DRUG SAFETY &
PHARMACOVIGILANCE
RECRUITMENT

Hoping to find candidates to fill your drug-safety and pharmacovigilance job vacancies? You're in luck!

We're a leading recruitment agency in this sector, and we have a team of experts ready to help organisations like yours find professionals at all levels, whether that's medical writers, GMC-registered physicians, drug-safety managers and more. Our recruiters have a wealth of knowledge in the life sciences industry and are expertly placed to find you the professionals you need.

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Your drug safety & pharmacovigilance recruitment questions, answered

Is competition high for candidates in drug safety and pharmacovigilance recruitment?

With research showing that 86% of life science employers are planning on recruiting in the next year, there will be even greater competitiveness to secure drug safety and pharmacovigilance professionals. Companies will need to think outside the box in order to stand out in a crowded market and attract top drug safety and pharmacovigilance candidates.

Why choose Hays as your partner for drug safety and pharmacovigilance recruitment?

As a specialist recruiter with unrivalled breadth of expertise and knowledge in drug safety and pharmacovigilance recruitment, we have a dedicated team of consultants to ensure you succeed in your securing the professionals you need. For more information about our services and support, please see our employer services hub.

How can drug safety and pharmacovigilance recruitment agencies compare salaries across the market?

To stay ahead of the ever-evolving market, it’s important for both pharmacovigilance and drug safety recruitment agencies to be aware of salary trends within the life sciences industry. Knowing that 43% of employees are not satisfied with their salary will be valuable. Companies can use helpful tools like the Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide for 2022 to cross-check the salaries for drug safety and pharmacovigilance jobs against the rest of the market.

What key skills should drug safety and pharmacovigilance recruitment agencies be looking for in candidates?

Recruitment agencies should focus on searching for candidates with a high level of communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Also, project management skills are key with research into recruitment trends showing that these are some of the most in-demand soft skills that life sciences employers need.

What is the best way for companies to increase the retention rate of drug safety and pharmacovigilance professionals?

To retain drug safety and pharmacovigilance professionals, organisations need to ensure they can offer a competitive salary and benefits package but also provide opportunities for progression and future development while offering job security. In a candidate-short market, with 75% of life science employers saying that they experienced difficulties in hiring permanent staff in the last 12 months, companies need to make employee retention a top priority.

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