The UK has seen a drop in Medical Affairs recruitment, whilst hiring in the EEA has grown. What have been the specific trends by country? Which regions in the UK have been strongest?
Read our recent report to find out.
Written in partnership with CPL Life Sciences, this report examines key trends within Medical Affairs recruitment; compares last year’s hiring levels with the pace of recruitment in early 2022; and compares the hiring activity of the top organisations.
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Perhaps inevitably, the post-pandemic period has resulted in a hangover for the sector, as the combination of quantitative tightening leading to a slowdown in funding for emerging biotechnology firms, combined with the delays associated with getting new trials approved over the period, has meant that in recruitment terms, 2023 really was a slow year. Indeed, vacancies in 2023 were 42.6% lower than in 2022.
In a world of ever-increasing risk, specialist insurance services rise as businesses look to mitigate their exposure. Hence, for the industry, 2023 has proven to be a busy year, with the sector being one of the top performers across all industries in terms of year-on-year activity this past year. On that point specifically, we saw vacancies drop by 15.1% compared to 2022. That compares to an all-industry fall of 30%.
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