UK Medical Affairs Leadership Roles

If you are an ABPI Final Signatory (medic or pharmacist) seeking a step up to line management we have a number of exciting roles in major pharmaceutical companies in South East England. We have roles in these therapy areas: Oncology Biologics/ Dermatology Cardiometabolics Diabetes Respiratory Neurology Immunology Please call our experienced Medical Affairs Talent Acquisition …

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Oncology jobs market showing significant growth

As we come to the end of this year’s ASCO meeting it is worth reflecting on how the rate of innovation is effecting the UK Pharmaceutical jobs market. Certainly candidates with Oncology experience are in high demand and companies are working hard on retention strategies for key team members. Over the last 2 years AXESS …

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With 25 years experience, talk to us about new opportuntities for 2015

This year AXESS celebrates its 25th year as a specialist recruiter for permanent and interim positions within Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Development and Pharmacovigilance. We have tripled the size of our business in the last 10 years. In 2014 we helped clients find the right talent for more key roles than ever before. For …

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Talent Acquisition Specialist (Richmond, London)

It’s a great time to join AXESS as the business is going through a period of rapid growth. Working collaboratively with a team of Account Managers you will act as practice manager for particular functional areas for both permanent and interim Client assignments. Please call me on 0208 560 2300 or email me at [email protected]


Guide to Clause 18 – Sponsorship and Arm’s Length Arrangements

As committed members of the Pharmaceutical Information and Pharmacovigilance Association (PIPA) AXESS attends the annual conference and has contributed to the PIPELINE journal over the years. During their 2013 conference in Chesham; Julia Day, Talent Acquisition Specialist for Medical and Scientific Affairs, attended a session and workshop on Clause 18 of the ABPI Code of …

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New ABPI Pharma Career Guide for Doctors

AXESS are delighted to have worked with the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) to update their booklet “An insight into careers for doctors with the UK pharmaceutical industry”. First published in 2010, the booklet is the third edition and includes updates on pharmaceutical medicine speciality training (PMST) and notes on revalidation. AXESS Managing …

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PV Legislation jobs impact

Since coming into force in July 2012, the new European Pharmacovigilance Legislation has led companies to re-evaluate their safety quality systems and the key skills needed within their existing Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance teams.  To achieve global harmonisation and ensure transparency of safety data, companies have sought to recruit candidates with experience across quality review, …

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New career paths in QA and Compliance

As Pharma organisations are becoming leaner in Clinical Development in the UK, one of the areas that AXESS has seen particular growth in throughout 2013 has been the Quality arena. With a push for inspection readiness and global harmonisation of processes within Quality, AXESS has been working on a diverse range of roles to suit …

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Busiest July for three years

Pharmaceutical recruitment specialist AXESS is experiencing its busiest July for over three years. Following a slow start to the year, the company has booked more business this month than any of the previous three years. Managing Director Ian Thomas commented “After a relatively slow start, business in 2012 has got busier and busier, with July …

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Compliance is most important consideration for 2012

Feedback from users of interims and senior contractors within the pharmaceutical market has indicated that legal compliance is the most important feature that they require from their suppliers in 2012.  While service and technical knowledge are still important factors required from staffing suppliers, utter compliance to increasingly complex regulations in the sector has become the …

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TOPRA Regulatory Affairs MSc lecture

Paul Foster, Talent Acquisition Manager for AXESS, is passing on his expertise to students on the TOPRA Regulatory Affairs MSc course in Munich on 08 February 2012.  Paul is lecturing Module 10 of the MSc course, covering the Recruitment process and how to build effective teams within the Regulatory Affairs environment. This is the second …

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Clinical Development recruitment grows by 26%

Despite the tough conditions within UK Clinical Development in 2011, AXESS, the Pharmaceutical industry recruitment specialist, reported a 26% increase in business within the Clinical Development recruitment sector during the year, with particular growth in senior management roles. To support this growth Rebecca Bray has been appointed as Talent Acquisition Manager focusing on Senior Clinical …

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AXESS Builds Team

AXESS, the specialist Recruitment business is further strengthening its team. Omar de Bary joins as Talent Acquisition Specialist managing assignments in Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs “Our business in Clinical Development continues to grow strongly – and Regulatory Affairs is a key focus for us,” says Ian Thomas, Managing Director. “We look for talented and …

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AXESS Steps Up in Scientific Affairs and Medical Liaison

AXESS, the specialist Recruitment business is expanding its team.  Julia Day joins as Talent Acquisition Manager heading the Scientific Affairs Practice. “This area, which encompasses Medical Affairs Managers Medical Liaison, Scientific Advisors and Medical Information has been a real growth area for AXESS over the last few years,” says Ian Thomas, Managing Director. “Julia has …

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Understanding the MSL role

AXESS provides a summary of  a presentation by Gillian Logan from Takeda about the Medical Science Liaison which was then published in PIPELINE, the magazine for members of the Pharmaceutical Information and Pharmacovigilance Association (PIPA). Key topics in the article include: There has been a 48% increase in the numbers of MSLs over the last …

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Job-hunting advice for PIPA

  Christian Simon, Talent Acquisition specialist at AXESS, gives advice and job-seeking tips in an article for PIPELINE, the magazine for members of the Pharmaceutical Information and Pharmacovigilance Association (PIPA). PIPA is the professional organisation for individuals in the pharmaceutical industry involved in the provision and management of information. The association was formed in 1974 …

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AXESS bucks market with 12% growth

AXESS, the Medical and Pharmaceutical industry recruitment specialist, celebrates its 20th year of trading reporting a 12% revenue growth in the year ended October 2010. This will be the 7th record year in a row for the Richmond based recruitment company which is a key supplier to a broad range of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. …

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