A Career in Contracting

At EPM Scientific, we’re a leading talent partner in the field of life sciences. We work with both contract and permanent candidates to serve businesses of all sizes on both a local and global scale. We have teams specialized in the fields of medical devices, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to assist with finding roles for candidates.

Whether it’s managing a crisis at short notice, leading a new project, or handling demand during a busy period, companies will often turn to a contractor to fill the role. However, understanding the true function of a contractor and knowing
exactly how to develop a career can often be fraught with questions.

Our guide, A Career in Contracting, covers the benefits, challenges, experience required and essential details to help you begin a career as a contractor and includes the following chapters:

  1. The difference between a Contractor and a Consultant
  2. The benefits of becoming an independent Consultant
  3. How much experience do you need to become a Contractor?
  4. The biggest challenges of being a Consultant
  5. How to find the best contract for you?
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  • Contracts Team

Alex Tavener
Associate Director, Clinical Research & Medical Affairs

Miranda Jackson
Senior Vice President, Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

Thomas McMann
SVP, Head of EPM Scientific Contracts Switzerland

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