I work across the research, analytics and insight industry with a focus on the pharmaceutical/healthcare sector. This includes pharma market research agencies, consultancies and client-side brands, spanning RX, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Market Access & Syndicated research.

We recruit using our network of candidates with pharmaceutical market research experience, covering the full range of research and data techniques at all levels for the likes of Kantar Health, the Planning Shop, Research Partnership & Cello Health.

Terms unique to this sector: Rx – a medical prescription | Medtech – medical technology e.g. heart monitors in hospitals | Biotech – technology based on biology – harnesses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products | Market Access – the possibility of an enterprise or a country to sell their goods and services across borders and enter a foreign market | Clinical Research – determines the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use | Applied Science – application of existing scientific knowledge to practical applications, like technology or inventions.

Commonly sought skills: Mixed methodologies – both quant & qual | Specialisms within Pharma/healthcare such as individual therapy areas | A degree in life sciences | Brand & comms | OTC or consumer health.

Job titles:
Research Executive, Research Assistant, Research Analyst, Field Executive, Consultant, Senior Research Executive, Research Manager, Project Manager, Senior Consultant, Statistician, Data Analyst, Associate Director, Director, Principle, Head of Pharma.

RE: £25-30k
SRE: £30-34k
RM: £35-45k
AD: £45-60k
Director: £60k+

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