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Life Sciences

The Pharmaceutical and broader Life Sciences sector is a global powerhouse, with 723,000 people employed across Europe, and 73,000 in the UK alone and has an annual contribution of over £8billion to the UK GDP.

Compass Life Sciences support clients and candidates across 3 distinct specialisms within the sector;

  • Clinical Research
  • Biostatistics & Data Management
  • Research & Development

Across these 3 core markets, we are well placed to offer a truly consultative recruitment solution to both candidates and clients alike.  We successfully partner with our clients by taking the time to build a complete understanding of their business and coupled with in-depth knowledge of the sector and market leading recruitment processes, we are the provider of choice.

Clinical Research

We are experts in analysing the critical elements of a clinical trial, when it comes down to selecting talent for oversight, support, or leadership of all clinical roles.  We have a successful track record building teams of Study leaders, Logistics, Sample specialists, and CRAs across the UK + EMEA.

Typical Assignments:

  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Clinical Project / Programme Manager
  • Study Manager / Clinical Study Leader

Biostatistics + Data Management

Underpinning Clinical Research and R&D are the systems, and processes that collect data and outcomes from Research Activities, and Clinical Trials. Having successfully placed talent in roles supporting Bioinformatics and Scientific R&D Software Development, through to Leadership roles in Clinical Biostatistics, Data Management, and SAS Programming.

Typical Assignments:

  • Head Biostatistics and Data Analytics
  • Clinical Data Managers
  • Statisticians

Research + Development

R&D spans Genomics and Next Generation Sequencing, to Research Scientists, Toxicologists, Formulation Scientists, and Pharmacology.

Typical Assignments:

  • Senior / Principal Scientists
  • Research Physicians / Directors
  • Genomics Scientist