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Life Sciences / Pharma

The life sciences / pharma industry is a driver of growth in the German economy. As one of the most research-intensive and innovative fields, it constantly creates long-term jobs requiring highly qualified candidates. But the higher the qualifications needed for a post, the more difficult the search for suitable employees becomes. As experience shows, this is because it can be difficult, or even impossible, to find specialist and managerial personnel via traditional job advertisements or online job portals.

Thanks to their comprehensive knowledge of the life sciences/pharma industry and vast network of personal contacts, including leading specialists and executives who are ready to change, our recruitment specialists are perfectly placed to provide quick and reliable support. Our consultants cover all key areas of the life sciences/pharma industry:

Molekül - Biotechnologie

Biotechnology in the medical, industrial and agricultural sectors

Befüllung eines Reagenzglases in Forschungs-Labor - Pharma

Research based pharmaceutical companies in various therapeutic areas

Herstellung, Produktion von Pillen, Tabletten - Pharma

Generic drug manufacturers and companies in various therapeutic areas

Die Personalvermittlung für Pharmaunternehmen im Bereich OTC: Phytopharmazeutische Produkte, Nahrungsergänzungsmittel, Kosmetik, Homöopathie gehört zu den Disziplinen der BESTMINDS Executive Search Personalberatern.	Tabletten Packungen im Regal, Pillen - Pharma

OTC:
Phytopharmaceutical products, dietary supplements, cosmetics, homeopathy

Labor, Probe, Reagenzglas - Diagnostikindustrie - Life Sciences - Pharma

Diagnostics industry:
Clinical chemistry, immunodiagnostics, point-of-care diagnostics, hematology diagnostics, molecular diagnostics, in vitro/in vivo diagnostics

Pharmazeutische Produkte Herstellung - Pharma

OEM manufacturers:
Solid forms, semi-solid forms, liquid forms, parenterals

Good Manufacturing Practice, Compliance Consulting - Pharma

Service providers:
CROs, labs, research institutes, pharmaceutical engineering, consulting (GMP, compliance)

Tabletten aus API und Hilfstoffen in Verpackung - Pharma

Suppliers to the pharmaceutical industry:
APIs and excipients, packaging manufacturers (primary and secondary packaging), capsule manufacturers

We search for the talented people you need

See below for a small selection of the positions our recruitment consultants have already filled for German and international life sciences and pharmaceutical companies:

Sales and Marketing
  • Business Unit Manager marketing and sales
  • Head of Sales Germany ophthalmology
  • Market Manager EMEA in life sciences
  • Territory Manager at pharmaceutical company
  • Sales Representatives and Sales Manager in different areas and various companies
  • Distribution Manager EMEA
  • Area Sales Manager APAC / Europe for a leading biotech company in the field of cell culture
  • International Sales Manager for a medium-sized company
  • Marketing manager for a start-up in the field of healthy nutrition
  • Sales manager for a biotech company
  • Area sales manager or regional sales manager for RX companies in the fields of haematology, diabetes and immunology
  • Key Account Managers, AD employees, pharmaceutical representatives or sales managers for SMEs. Corporations and Startups
  • Medical Science Liaison Manager for an international family business
  • Head of Business Development for a company in the field of dermatological cosmetics
  • Manager Business Development Medical Cannabis
  • Head of Digital Marketing
  • Head of sales and marketing for a life science company with global orientation
Technology and R&D
  • Head of Production (parenterals) for a leading international pharmaceutical group
  • Project Coordinator pharmaceutical production
  • Product Development Manager Biopharmaceuticals with focus on Large Molecules
QM/QA/RA/Medical Affairs
  • European Medical Director pulmology for an US based company
  • Head of Regulatory Affairs und Compliance
  • Quality Assurance Manager at leading multinational company
  • Quality Assurance Manager at multinational company in the top 10
  • Head of microbiology at international pharmaceutical group
  • Medical Manager for a manufacturer of herbal medicines
  • Clinical Research Manager for a diagnostics manufacturer in the field of dermatology
  • Head of Regulatory Affairs for a manufacturer of OTC medicines
  • Regulatory Affairs experts in various fields (pain, nephrology, gastroenterology, hepatology)
  • Medical Afffairs specialist cardiology
  • Director Clinical Affairs Bioceuticals
  • Scientific / Medical Writer for an international company in the field of oncology / surgery
  • Medical & Scientific Manager for an international company in the field of oncology / surgery
Clinical Affairs
  • Senior Clinical Trial Manager for an international company in the field of oncology / surgery
Business Development
  • Junior Business Development Manager for a biotech company in the field of cell therapy
IT / Media, Software and Hardware Development
  • Manager ERP- System for a medium-sized biotechnology company
Other management positions
  • Head of Finance & Administration at SME company
  • Head of Warehouse with international distribution
  • Human Resources Manager with focus on HR concepts for a biotech company in the field of cell therapy
  • Senior Project Manager Life Science for a medium-sized biotechnology company

As industry insiders, we are able to pinpoint highly qualified candidates – whether they are experienced sales and marketing managers, outstanding pharmacists, biochemists or molecular biologists, or experts in research and development, production, quality management and regulatory affairs – and can avoid recruiting the wrong candidate from the start.

To do so, we compare the qualifications of each prospective specialist and managerial candidate carefully against your vacancy’s requirements. This is because the BESTMINDS executive search process is not only underpinned by our expertise and personally maintained network of life sciences/pharmaceutical experts, but also by our responsible recruitment approach.

Your life sciences / pharma recruitment specialists

Marianne Jaschke

Senior Partner

Medical Technology and Life Sciences / Pharma in Freiburg i. Br.

Peter Majer

Senior Partner

Life Sciences / Pharma in Frankfurt a. M.

Current life sciences / pharma jobs (selection)

Recruitment consultancy for medical technology, IT / media and healthcare

Find out more about our recruitment services in these industries:

Medical Technology

IT / Media

Healthcare

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