Brand Managers Oncology – There are a number of new drugs looking to launch in the market as well as some global pharmaceutical organisations entering the Australian market. This is creating demand for Brand Managers.
Commercial Analysts – Companies are looking for growth opportunities and want to closely analyse their competitors in order to protect their market share.
Business Development Managers – Employers are recruiting commercially experienced Business Development Managers to assess new business opportunities, be it a partnership arrangement, distributor model, joint venture or merger and acquisition. This is becoming a key focus for businesses of all sizes, in addition to their pipeline of new products.
CRAs and SCRAs - Demand continues for good quality CRA and SCRA professionals with a minimum of two years multi-site independent monitoring experience within pharma or CRO environments. CROs are still willing to sponsor excellent candidates in such job functions. Contract opportunities still drive the clinical landscape within pharma at all levels with permanent opportunities available within the CRO space.
Medical Affairs Associates, Senior Associates and Medical Science Liaisons - There is continued demand in the medical space for Medical Affairs Associates and Senior Associates as well as Medical Science Liaisons.
Regulatory Affairs Associates and Senior Regulatory Associates - Within the regulatory affairs space there is still consistent demand for associates and senior associates both in pharma and medical devices. In particular demand but limited supply are people with experience registering new prescription medicines with innovator companies.
A number of life sciences organisations have identified growth areas and recruitment needs for the year ahead. These needs are often focused upon remote or niche talent areas.