Excerpted from the Russia Career Guide
Rapid development in the pharmaceutical sector continues to make an impact on the labor market. Pharmaceutical companies are opening new plants – usually outside of Moscow (where costs are lower) – and are actively recruiting manufacturing and support staff.
Areas of Job Promise
Executive recruiter Antal Russia reports the highest demand for managers comes from pharmaceutical companies in Russia. The greatest need is for leaders in sales and marketing. There is also a considerable shortage of quality management experts and environmental managers. Demand for these professionals significantly outstrips supply.
Organizations and Trade Associations
Association of the Russian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (ARPM)
http://www.arfp.ru/ (Russian and English)
The Association of the Russian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (ARPM) represents the interests of major Russian pharmaceutical companies and supports transferring to the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) or International Standard Organization (ISO) system. It unites more than 20 leading companies throughout Russia. The association cooperates with major governmental organizations in the areas of health and social care.
Association of the Russian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
Nagatinskaya Street 3a
Tel: 7 495 231 4253
Fax: 7 495 231 4254
This is a Russian informational and analytical newspaper popular among pharmaceutical professionals. It covers news of the pharmaceutical market and updates regarding modern trends in health care issues. The newspaper also includes news and updates for human resource professionals in pharmaceutical companies and for candidates who are interested in working in the pharmaceutical field (http://www.pharmpersonal.ru).
Profsoyuznaya Street 57, office 249
Tel: 7 495 334 2429
Fax: 7 495 334 2982
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