Education and Training in Pharma
eBioPharma Validation
eBioPharma Validation

Retrain for a Well Paid Job in Pharma Manufacturing in 12 Months

Take our “Certificate in eBioPharma Validation” & Start a New Career.
  • Pharma Manufacturing Jobs are Stable, Safe and Secure
  • 81% of 2016 Graduates Found a New Job in 6 Months
  • High Paying Jobs (30% Above Average)
  • Application Deadline: 21st November
Price $14,999

Retrain for a Well Paid Job in Pharma Manufacturing in 12 Months

Take our “Certificate in eBioPharma Validation” & Start a New Career.
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DURATION
6 Module over 50 Weeks
Study Online 14 hrs/week 

APPLY BY
21st November
Class Starts: 29th November

LEVEL
Beginner – Intermediate
Join 281 Learners

ESTIMATED SALARY
$35k to $80k
Based on US job data

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Program Highlights

Excellent Job Opportunities

These industries directly provide stable, secure and well paying jobs and are free of the layoffs and cyclical ups and downs of many other sectors.

Portfolio Building – Give Yourself a Competitive Edge

Compile a portfolio of projects and assignments for yourself to give you a competitive edge when applying for positions within these industries.

Learn from Experts at Your Own Pace

Complete 6 modules to get your academic certification. The modules are written and taught by our Industry experts – Dr. Brady and Dr. Greene – and do this all from the comfort of your own home.

We’re Serious About Helping you Find a Job

As well as your program, you’ll have access to our career coaching program where we’ll teach you how to find a job in this sector.

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Programme Highlights

  • Pharma Manufacturing Jobs are Stable, Safe and Secure
  • 81% of 2016 Graduates Found a New Job in 6 Months
  • High Paying Jobs (30% Above Average)
  • Application Deadline: 21st November

This Certificate is Accredited by a World Top 2% University

eBioPharma Validation
  • Largest University in Ireland
  • Named Best Institute of Tehnology by the Sunday Times in 2010
  • Ranked in top 100 by the Times Higher Education for universities under 50 in 2014 and 2015
  • 20,000 registered students
  • Over 2,000 members of staff
  • Member of the European University Association

Over 5,200 Pharma Job Announcements for Ireland

  • 5300 job openings
  • 19% job growth by 2020

Here is a list of companies with current expansion plans.

What Kind of Jobs are Available?

See the range and types of jobs currently available on Ireland’s Largest dedicated pharma jobs board.

What Kind of Jobs are Available?

See the range and types of jobs currently available on Ireland’s largest dedicated pharma jobs board.

What Kind of Job Could I Get

Choose you background below to see details of the potential job roles. Click on the link for more details.

If you have a manufacturing background:

If you have an engineering background:

If you have a science background:

If you have No Industry Experience in these areas:

Note: As you don’t have industry experience, you may need to take our 8-Week Foundation Course in order to meet the Dublin Institute of Technology’s minimum academic requirements.

What Kind of Job Could I Get & How Much Could I Earn?

Choose you background below to see details of the potential job roles and expected salaries. Click on the link for more details.

If you have a manufacturing background:

If you have a maintenance background:

If you have an engineering background:

If you have a quality background:

If you have a science background:

If you have No Industry Experience in these areas:

Note: As you don’t have industry experience, you may need to take our 8-Week Foundation Course in order to meet the Dublin Institute of Technology’s minimum academic requirements.

Our Graduates work across these industries:

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Nutritional Manufacturing
  • Related Service Companies

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Admission Criteria

People with the following background and who want to change careers.

  • Science/laboratory
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Maintenance
  • Food Production
  • Quality Control/Assurance

Or those already working in these sectors looking for accredited learning.
Recognised prior learning (RPL) will be taken into account in assessing applicants for this program.

What Does the Online Classroom Look Like?

eBioPharma Validation

We use one centralized platform where you can log into your classroom. There you can get assignments, interact with faculty and peers, reply to message boards, and more.

Each week, you’ll complete a series of videos, quizzes, interactive activities and projects through our online platform, available to access 24/7.
Online programs can start off great, but staying motivated can be a challenge. So, we check your progress weekly to keep you on track and we’ll reach out to you by email or even by phone if you fall behind!
Because it’s online, there are no long commutes, traffic jams or crowded trains to deal with on the way to class. Study at home after the kids have gone to bed.
Your working schedules are unpredictable so we offer flexible delivery. Slow down, speed up or pause the delivery of the program.
GetReskilled Success Stories
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Sharon Egan

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“Structurally Well Planned with the Opportunity for Practical Application”

I found the course to be interesting, structurally well planned with the opportunity for practical application of the course modules through various assignments.

I have worked in the Medical device/Pharmaceutical and Food industries and found the course to be extremely relevant to all industries.
From URS to PQ, this course provides the relevant learning materials and will help you develop your skills to master validation projects.

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Mehmet Hascan

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“Material was Delivered in an Engaging, Interesting and Supportive Way”

Having faced a career change in the middle of an economic downturn, I lost some of myself confidence and needed a major boost. The area of Biopharmaceutical operations and validation was of interest to me as it does play an important role in the pharmaceutical industry at present.

The administration staff and lecturers at Getreskilled/DIT are first class and the course material was delivered in an engaging, interesting and supportive way.

I have now been working at Johnson and Johnson Vision Care as a Validation Engineer and I look forward to putting what I have learned into practice.

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Regina McNamara

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“I can Study Around Work and Family Commitments”

I decided to take the course with GetReskilled as I wanted to return to work and gain experience. I also like the fact that the Certificate is part of a Degree program. The online experience is working well for me as I study around work and family commitments.

I would recommend this course to anyone that wants to make the transition into the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturing industry and is interested in building a successful career in this area.

The companies I applied for were very impressed. I am currently working in Boston Scientific manufacturing Balloon Catheters that are used in Gallstone patients.

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Edel Harkins

“I would highly recommend anyone in my situation who has been out of the industry for a period of time to do these courses. They have contributed to my new found confidence in my existing and new qualifications, my improved interview skills and my new job!”

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Ronan Balfe

“I have really enjoyed the course. The course content was very detailed and way surpassed my expectation. While the course was challenging, the online support and access was exceptional. I am really looking forward to progressing to the follow-on/specialization course, “BioValidation” when it becomes available.”

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John Ryan

“The professionalism and passion of the lecturers comes across in the tutorials which gives the student confidence and encouragement to keep on top of the course. The course content material is concise and interesting. The timing of the release of the lessons is perfect, the student moves at a comfortable pace, one step at a time.”

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Noel O’Brien

“The quality of the course content was excellent and very substantial and covered all aspects associated within the Pharmaceutical, Bio-Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries. Information that I feel could and would be very much a requirement for the type of work I would be seeking, within such companies.”

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Anne Reilly

“Very important to do a course if you have been absent from workplace for a relatively long period. It just gives you the confidence to do interviews etc.”

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Louise McManus

“Excellent course, well set out.”

Your Lecturers

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Dr. Joe Brady

Lecturer, Dublin Institute of Technology

Dr. Joe Brady is an assistant lecturer with the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), in the School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Joe is a certified trainer and highly experienced in competency-based training. He designs and prepares educational modules and full academic programs ranging from MSc, MEngSc. BSc, to Certificate level, for a range of academic institution.

He is also a supervisor for MSc/MEngSc and Ph.D. theses. Joe has over seventeen years project experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device industries in Ireland, Singapore, China, The Netherlands, France and the USA.

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Professor Anne Green

Lecturer, Dublin Institute of Technology

Professor Anne Green is the pharmaceutical technology and pharmaceutical projects manager in Ireland and is a Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technology, Validation and Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance to undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland.

In addition, she is also secretary of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) Secretary, Irish Chapter. Her experience ranges from a technical service chemist, Sterling Wintrop Dungarvan, (now GSK), validation manager at startup Wyeth Newbridge, (now Pfizer) and is a Training Director at NIBIRT in Ireland.

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Prices & Start Dates

Prices & Start Dates

Prices & Start Dates

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Application Deadline: 21st November, 2018

Program Starts: 29th November

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Call Geraldine: +1 (617) 901 9268

Ireland
Call Sinead: +353 (0)21 2409016

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We’re so confident you’ll get a job in Ireland, we’ll give you a money back guarantee.
  • Choose a program with our Job Guarantee option.
  • Follow our specially devised job hunting plan while you study.
  • If you don’t have a job offer within 6 months of graduating, you’ll get all your course fees back (yes, really!).

Your 50-Week Class Schedule

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Your Class Director will check your study logs and only will release subsequent week’s materials to you if you have been logging in for more than 10 hours per week.

And he or she will proactively follow up with you to keep you on track.

VOMP 3001- Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologies

This module will give you a broad understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, the rules that govern manufacturing and the guidelines on how these rules are applied along with the risk management tools to be used when making decisions that could impact the safety of the medicines being manufactured.

Week 1 – Manufacturing Safe Medicines
Week 2 – GMP’s and Quality Management Systems
Week 3 – Good Automated Manufacturing Practices (GAMP)
Week 4 – API Manufacturing Technologies
Week 5 – Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologies
Week 6 – Cleaning Validation
Week 7 – Medical Devices and Sterile Manufacturing
Week 8 – PQ OQ IQ

Complete an End of Module Assignment. Write a paper on “Why cGMPs are required for the manufacture of a life sciences product”.

VOMP 3002 – Commissioning & Qualification of Equipment Systems

This module explains the engineering documentation used to specify and design equipment or systems in a manufacturing facility – and how to develop the test protocols (IQ, OQ) to ensure that it operates as intended and meets the regulatory requirements.

Week 9 – Interpreting P&ID’s
Week 10 – System Impact Assessment & Traceability Matrix
Week 11 – Installation Tests & Equipment Verification
Week 12 – Piping Isometrics & Checksheets
Week 13 – Instrument Loops & Checksheets
Week 14 – URS & Functional Testing
Week 15 – Assembling the Validation Protocol
Week 16 – Validation Protocol Final Review

Complete an End of Module Assignment. Write an IQ OQ protocol for a Clean-in-Place system.

VOMP 3018 – Practical Pharmaceutical Bioprocessing

For bulk-chemical and protein therapeutic drugs, the aim of the module is to describe the processing of (1) active pharmaceutical ingredient bulk formulations, (2) drug product finished formulations, (3) container enclosure systems and combination products, and (4) packaging and labeling considerations.
Note:
This bioprocessing pilot plant practical module is made up of two 1-day practical which will provide you with the hands-on knowledge and skills associated with operations in a typical modern biopharmaceutical processing facility. We will release preparatory materials before the lab for you to study, review and print out.

Week 18 – Release of the Materials ahead of attending Bioprocessing Pilot Plant Practical:
Week 19 to Week 24 – Reviewing of Materials and attending of practicals

Practical 1 – Facility Design Practical
Practical 2 – Contamination Practical
Practical 3 – Upstream Processing Practical
Practical 4 – Downstream Processing Practical

Complete an End of Module Assignment. Write up of Practicals 1 to 4.

VOMP 3006 – Pharmaceutical Facility Design

In this module, you will receive a strong grounding in the modern pharmaceutical science and engineering concepts of the environmental controls (air) and clean utility systems design that underpins an aseptic manufacturing facility and the quality systems used in this highly regulated environment to ensure the manufacture of safe and effective medicines for the public.

Week 25 – Controlling Air Quality and Clean Utilities Manufacturing Logistics Calculations
Week 26 – Purified Water Generation and Distribution
Week 27 – Clean Steam and Sterilization
Week 28 – Controlling Material and Personnel flows
Week 29 – Aseptic Processing and Vial Filling
Week 30 – Controlling Cleanrooms and Automation
Week 31 – Quality Systems for Cleanrooms
Week 32 – Construction Lifecycle for New and Modified Facilities

Complete an End of Module Assignment. Develop a site master plan for an aseptic manufacturing process and the design of its environmental control and clean utility systems.

VOMP 3008 – Planning a Validation Strategy

This module will give you a broad understanding of how to develop a Validation Master Plan (VMP) for a typical product lifecycle and to prepare the Process Validation Protocol for presentation during a regulatory audit.

Week 33 – What’s new in Validation and in Quality
Week 34 – ISPE Guidance Documents and ASTM E2500
Week 35 – Preparing for Process Validation
Week 36 – The Quality Plan, Change Control and the Validation Master Plan (VMP)
Week 37 – Process Validation
Week 38 – The Process Validation Report
Week 39 – Cleaning Validation
Week 40 – Health & Safety at the Operator/Product Interface

Complete an End of Module Assignment. Complete this module with 8 weeks of study and an extra 2 weeks to complete the end of module assignment.

VOMP 3011 – From URS to PQ – a Validation Project

This is a workshop driven module where you will develop a P&ID and then back-engineer it into a URS (User Requirement Specification) which will be used to identify the key process measurements that will form the basis of the Performance Qualification (PQ) test script.

Week 41 to 42 – Supplementary Content: Generation of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, URS for Hot Detergent and Hot PUW Generation and Distribution Skid System, Equipment List, Instrument List (Incl. both an Attachment and Video Link), Inline Components List (Incl. both an Attachment and Video Link), Piping Line List (Incl. both an Attachment and Video Link), P&ID Instrument Identification (Incl. Video Link Only)
Week 43 – P&IDs
Week 44 – URS Matrix
Week 45 – Workshop
Week 46 – Workshop
Week 47 – Workshop
Week 48 – Workshop
Week 49 – PQ Template
Week 50 – PQ Template

Available Worldwide

This eBioPharma Validation course is available worldwide.

25-Week Advanced Career Coaching Program

You’ll also have access to our Advanced Career Coaching program where many of our trainees have been able to secure employment while still studying. This program walks you through the job hunting process step by step. This is a hands-on course – everything you do within it will advance your job-hunting skills in a very practical way and take you a step closer to landing your ideal job within the pharma or med device industries.

The course covers topics including:

  • How to find the roles that are right for you
  • Assessing your own skill set and how to sell that to employers
  • CV and cover letter writing skills, with personalized feedback
  • How to Network  Effectively
  • How to use social media in your job hunt
  • Interview preparation

During the first 4 weeks, we’ll introduce new skills and lay the groundwork for your job hunt. From week 5 onwards we’ll look to develop those skills and you’ll start applying for jobs.

In addition, you’ll also have access to a course advisor who is there to offer support and guidance, offer personalized feedback and provide additional resources in any areas you need a little extra help.

Meet Claire

Claire runs GetReskilled’s Advanced Career Coaching Program – our specially devised job hunting program that will help you find a job.

Claire runs GetReskilled’s Advanced Career Coaching Program – our specially devised job hunting program that will help you find a job.

e(Bio) PharmaChem (DT 698)

VOMP 3001- Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologies

This module will give you a broad understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, the rules that govern manufacturing and the guidelines on how these rules are applied along with the risk management tools to be used when making decisions that could impact the safety of the medicines being manufactured.

Week 1 – Manufacturing Safe Medicines
Week 2 – GMP’s and Quality Management Systems
Week 3 – Good Automated Manufacturing Practices (GAMP)
Week 4 – API Manufacturing Technologies
Week 5 – Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologies
Week 6 – Cleaning Validation
Week 7 – Medical Devices and Sterile Manufacturing
Week 8 – PQ OQ IQ

Complete an End of Module Assignment. Write a paper on “Why cGMPs are required for the manufacture of a life sciences product”.

VOMP 3002 – Commissioning & Qualification of Equipment Systems

This module explains the engineering documentation used to specify and design equipment or systems in a manufacturing facility – and how to develop the test protocols (IQ, OQ) to ensure that it operates as intended and meets the regulatory requirements.

Week 9 – Interpreting P&ID’s
Week 10 – System Impact Assessment & Traceability Matrix
Week 11 – Installation Tests & Equipment Verification
Week 12 – Piping Isometrics & Checksheets
Week 13 – Instrument Loops & Checksheets
Week 14 – URS & Functional Testing
Week 15 – Assembling the Validation Protocol
Week 16 – Validation Protocol Final Review

Complete an End of Module Assignment. Write an IQ OQ protocol for a Clean-in-Place system.

VOMP 3006 – Pharmaceutical Facility Design

In this module, you will receive a strong grounding in the modern pharmaceutical science and engineering concepts of the environmental controls (air) and clean utility systems design that underpins an aseptic manufacturing facility and the quality systems used in this highly regulated environment to ensure the manufacture of safe and effective medicines for the public.

Week 17 – Controlling Air Quality and Clean Utilities Manufacturing Logistics Calculations
Week 18 – Purified Water Generation and Distribution
Week 19 – Clean Steam and Sterilization
Week 20 – Controlling Material and Personnel flows
Week 21 – Aseptic Processing and Vial Filling
Week 22 – Controlling Cleanrooms and Automation
Week 23 – Quality Systems for Cleanrooms
Week 24 – Construction Lifecycle for New and Modified Facilities

Complete an End of Module Assignment. Develop a site master plan for an aseptic manufacturing process and the design of its environmental control and clean utility systems.

VOMP 3019 – Aspects of Regulatory Science in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

This module will explore the emerging regulations and guidelines for manufacturing in an FDA regulated environment through the lens of newly emerging tools to manage product risk, so as to develop an understanding of the role played by OPEX and how leading Quality Metrics can be used in a predictive and proactive manner to enhance the quality and performance of the product over the manufacturing phase of the Life Cycle.

Week 25 – Emerging Regulations in Regulatory Science
Week 26 – The Product Life Cycle
Week 27 – Quality Risk Management Tools
Week 28 – Risk Communication / Mitigation / Management
Week 29 – Heuristics
Week 30 – OPEX Tools and Implementation
Week 31 – Lagging Quality Metrics
Week 32 – Leading Quality Metrics

Complete an End of Module Assignment. A case study on Regulatory Science in an FDA regulated manufacturing environment.

VOMP 3008 – Planning a Validation Strategy

This module will give you a broad understanding of how to develop a Validation Master Plan (VMP) for a typical product lifecycle and to prepare the Process Validation Protocol for presentation during a regulatory audit.

Week 33 – What’s new in Validation and in Quality
Week 34 – ISPE Guidance Documents and ASTM E2500
Week 35 – Preparing for Process Validation
Week 36 – The Quality Plan, Change Control and the Validation Master Plan (VMP)
Week 37 – Process Validation
Week 38 – The Process Validation Report
Week 39 – Cleaning Validation
Week 40 – Health & Safety at the Operator/Product Interface

Complete an End of Module Assignment.

VOMP 3011 – From URS to PQ – a Validation Project

This is a workshop driven module where you will develop a P&ID and then back-engineer it into a URS (User Requirement Specification) which will be used to identify the key process measurements that will form the basis of the Performance Qualification (PQ) test script.

Week 41 to 42 – Supplementary Content: Generation of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, URS for Hot Detergent and Hot PUW Generation and Distribution Skid System, Equipment List, Instrument List (Incl. both an Attachment and Video Link), Inline Components List (Incl. both an Attachment and Video Link), Piping Line List (Incl. both an Attachment and Video Link), P&ID Instrument Identification (Incl. Video Link Only)
Week 43 – P&IDs
Week 44 – URS Matrix
Week 45 – Workshop
Week 46 – Workshop
Week 47 – Workshop
Week 48 – Workshop
Week 49 – PQ Template
Week 50 – PQ Template

Available Worldwide

This eBioPharma Validation program is available worldwide.

25-Week Advanced Career Coaching Program

You’ll also have access to our Advanced Career Coaching program where many of our trainees have been able to secure employment while still studying. This program walks you through the job hunting process step by step. This is a hands-on program – everything you do within it will advance your job-hunting skills in a very practical way and take you a step closer to landing your ideal job within the pharma or med device industries.

The program covers topics including:

  • How to find the roles that are right for you
  • Assessing your own skill set and how to sell that to employers
  • CV and cover letter writing skills, with personalized feedback
  • How to Network  Effectively
  • How to use social media in your job hunt
  • Interview preparation

During the first 4 weeks, we’ll introduce new skills and lay the groundwork for your job hunt. From week 5 onwards we’ll look to develop those skills and you’ll start applying for jobs.

In addition, you’ll also have access to a program advisor who is there to offer support and guidance, offer personalized feedback and provide additional resources in any areas you need a little extra help.

Meet Claire

Claire runs GetReskilled’s Advanced Career Coaching Program – our specially devised job hunting program that will help you find a job.

e(Bio) PharmaChem (DT 698)

Study all the Way to a Degree

eBioPharma Validation

eBioPharmaChem

Your path to a mid-career change into pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing begins with our Certificate in eBioPharmaChem. You can quite happily leave your education after you get this certification, this is the minimum you need and it’ll get your foot in the door.

eValidation

If you decide, however, that you’d like to aim for jobs in the very sought after niche of validation, you can continue your education with a second program, eValidation.

BUT…

You’re actually now halfway to a BSc degree.

BSc Manufacture of Medicinal Products

Our eBioPharmaChem and eValidation programs are standalone programs. You can study one or both and earn accredited certificates.

If you’ve taken both programs, you can then go on to study our eManufacturing modules.

eManufacturing is represented by the red piece of our jigsaw puzzle. You can how the 6 modules of that program complements the learning of eBioPharmaChem and eValidation to make up the BSc degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will I be ready for a role in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in 12-months or sooner? Yes
  • I have never worked in the Pharmaceutical or Medical Manufacturing Industry before. Can I take this program? Yes, talk to our team
  • Is this course delivered online? Yes
  • Are all course materials available 24/7? Yes
  • Can I take this program at my own pace? Yes
  • Do I need to be online all the time? No you don't
  • I live in the UK/Europe/USA/Australia etc,. Can I still take this program? Yes
  • Can I have my employer pay for this? Yes
  • Can I spread the payments over a couple of months? Yes
  • Will I have my own personal course leader who protactively follows up with me to make sure I get to the end of the course. Yes
  • Will you guarantee me a job at the end? No, but we can guarantee that salaries in the Pharma/MedTech sector are 30% above average.

Take the First Step

Click below to start your application.

Apply NOW & Take Your First Steps to a New Career

Talk To Our Team

USA/World
Call Geraldine: +1 (617) 901 9268

Ireland
Call Sinead: +353 (0)21 2409016

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