Pharmaceutical industry in the Gulf is highly promising and has been forecasted to grow by 10 percent and 9 percent in Saudi Arabia and the rest of the GCC states respectively. The industry shows growth trends, owing to its continued improvement in healthcare sector, investments by government in technology and health education.
The trends are fast contributing to a conducive business environment for stronger investments flow. It’s not only the global players leveraging the Gulf but even small-to-medium sized businesses are also waking up to the advantage.
This has created a strong need for pharmaceutical companies to hire specialized manpower for their pharma jobs, shifting the job market towards the job seekers.
Demand for Pharma Jobs in Gulf is On RiseOutlined below are the pharma jobs that are always in demand:
Clinical Research: Clinical research remains the lifeblood of the industry. As the pharma companies are expanding their horizons, clinical research professionals to manage and organize clinical trials are in high demand.
Biomanufacturing: The stream calls pharma professionals with background in upstream and downstream processing of biopharmaceuticals, large-scale protein purification and fermentation technology.
Medical Devices: Job seekers with background and experience in bioinformatics, genomics, engineering and translational medicine make suitable candidates for this field.
Salaries and Perks in Pharmaceutical Jobs
A high proliferation of numerous established pharma companies has led to a competitive marketplace. Amidst such a scenario, most companies tend to offer extremely competitive benefits packages to attract the potential candidates. Though the exact figure depends on location, specialty and company, however, all areas of the industry pay well and offer a wide array of benefits.
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