In 2021, the Australian pharmaceutical market was one of the hottest in the world. The pharma market saw a significant increase in jobs listing across the globe, so there is no better time to be considering a pharmaceutical industry career than right now.
Raven’s Recruitment have been working hard to bring together a range of different and exciting roles for qualified pharmacists within the Australian pharmaceutical industry. To make your job search as simple as possible, we have organised these roles into three core areas: Sales & Account Management, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, and Research.
Sales & Account Management
We recruit for positions with the areas of sales and account management. This includes positions such as sales representatives, key account holders, executives and BDM. These sorts of positions require strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, organisation and time management skills, and the ability to work collaboratively and autonomously to develop, maintain and grow customer/client accounts/engagement. For sales representatives, there is often a travel component and generally will require the successful applicant to have a current drivers’ licence.
Medical and Regulatory Affairs
The area of medical and regulatory affairs oversees how pharmaceutical and medical products are developed, tested, manufactured, marketed and distributed to ensure they meet regulatory standards for human use. We recruit for all levels of experience in regulatory affairs, quality assurance, quality control and drug safety. Almost always these types of positions will require a tertiary qualification in Pharmacy, Science of other life-science – hence why they are the perfect fit for pharmacists! Both written and verbal communication skills need to be of an exceptional standard, as well as having good attention to detail and knowledge of TGA guidelines.
Research is a fundamental component of the pharmaceutical industry, with positions in clinical research and clinical trials being most popular amongst pharmacist applicants. Clinical trials and research involve ethics submissions, accurate collection, maintenance, and validation and reporting of data, all within strict guidelines and budgets. To be successful in this area, it is important that you have excellent communication skills as you will be in communication with both internal and external stakeholders, as well as a tertiary qualification in life science or equivalent.
Reach out to Your Pharmaceutical Professional Experts today to discuss how we can help you find your perfect career in the pharmaceutical industry.