Sectors

Pharma & Life Science

Overview

The global life sciences industry is going through its most dynamic phase. As our understanding of the human body at the molecular level deepens, the interface between basic research, pharmaceuticals and medicine is moving at a fast pace in issues such as drug lifecycles, business strategy, industry-academia collaboration, innovation and talent. This has called for a new kind of leadership in a fast-changing industry. A recent study suggests that less than 50 percent of respondents are clear about what the key 2-3 leadership attributes are in the C-suite. This drops to 30 percent for managers and frontline staff. Another survey has suggested that a shortage of quality Life Sciences talent afflicts the industry, where the demand is for people who can lead in a sector that combines R&D with soft skills and innovation. Understanding Life Sciences and its business implications has highlighted the need to hire critical forward-looking leadership talent. Life Science organizations require leadership that has the empathy that medicine requires; with the rigour of scientific research.

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Challenges

Life Sciences industry today comprises an eco-system that includes start-ups, academia, vendors and regulatory authorities which requires adaptive change rather than the mere application of technical solutions as is the present scenario. The leadership suite has to, therefore, be capable of handling diverse relationships with these stakeholders.

As a result of breakthroughs, IPR protection is now a key issue for the C-suite in Life Sciences. Companies require leaders who understand a relatively new and evolving business and the need to stay abreast of regulatory and compliance issues. The ability to hire NewTech savvy talent is tough as traditional tools of talent hiring don’t suffice for the niche need.

Encouraging and nurturing a working culture that prioritizes innovation & NewTech is the need of the industry today, and this must be championed by the C Suite. It isn’t easy to locate, reach and hire such talent that can create a conducive working environment; capable of taking innovation from the lab to the marketplace.

Given that Life Sciences is now a cutting-edge business, traditional salary and compensation structures are no longer relevant. Companies need to benchmark their salaries against global norms in order to attract and nurture the right talent leadership; which involves leveraging confidential data that is not available publicly; thus requiring experts to execute it.

How We Help You

Our Solutions

Talent Mapping

Realistic talent preview to re-define sense of your Hiring decision even before the full-fledged Search starts

Talent Inventory

A proactive approach to build your external succession plan - ready pool to avoid leadership transition gap

Talent Pipeline

Monthly contract service to empower in-house recruiters by keeping a pro-active flow of precise shortlists

Benchmarking Insights

Real-time data sense to salaries, structure and specific data points rather than depending on generic reports

Target Mapping

Realistic in-depth insight of competitor’s talent pool- bespoke specific insights of targeted business functions

Executive Search

Data & Research driven Hiring for maximum talent coverage- a detailed Research based approach to Search

Diversity Inclusion

Focus driven mapping research to unlock the power & potential of all talent; to achieve specific diversity goals

Mapping Board Search

Specialized time bound targeted mapping service- a research based approach to Board Search and Selection

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